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Try This Guilt-Free, Antioxidant-Rich Apple Crumble Recipe Today (Sun, 19 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000)

Recipe by Dr. Mercola   Apple crumble is usually served during festive occasions, but its origin is far from cheerful, as the dish became popular in the U.K. during World War I when people made the most out of the strict rationing of various foods. Flour, butter and sugar were substituted for pastry and mixed

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Sauna Therapy May Reduce Risk of Dementia and Boost Brain Health (Thu, 09 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola When it comes to improving your health, some of the simplest strategies can have a tremendous impact. Sweating in a sauna, for example, has many great health benefits, including expelling of toxins, improving blood circulation, killing disease-causing microbes and improving mitochondrial function. Research has even shown that regular sauna use correlates with

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SNAP Decisions: Pushing for Changes in Food Assistance Program (Wed, 01 Feb 2017 06:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola About 23 million U.S. households receive benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the Food Stamp Program, amounting to an average of $253 a month, which can be used to buy “any food or food product for home consumption.”1,2 This $74-billion federal food assistance program is intended to

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A Little Zinc Goes a Long Way (Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola Zinc is an essential trace mineral, probably most widely known for the integral role it plays in your immune system and the prevention and treatment of the common cold. Aside from iron, zinc is the most common mineral found in your body, necessary for the function of every one of your cells.

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Life Lessons From 100-Plus-Year-Olds (Sat, 14 Jan 2017 06:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola Age is just a number, and this is clearly evident in the lives of the three centenarians interviewed in the LifeHunters video above. Each has his or her own story — Clifford Crozier, born in 1915; Emilia Tereza Harper, born in 1913; and John Millington Denerley, born in 1914 — but you’ll

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Rare Gene Mutation Allows Some People to Thrive on Minimal Sleep (Thu, 05 Jan 2017 06:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola In the U.S., working around the clock is still glorified. According to the documentary “Sleepless in America,” 40 percent of Americans are sleep-deprived. Many get less than five hours of sleep per night. The cost is rarely considered, even though it includes reduced productivity and an increased risk of serious accidents. Tired

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How Pharma Just Stole Your Tax Dollars (Tue, 27 Dec 2016 06:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola In December 2016, the 21st Century Cures Act was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Obama. After easily passing through the House of Representatives during the summer of 2015, the bill (H.R. 34) stalled in the Senate until the end of November, 2016, when it was put on a

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A New Way of Looking at Heart Disease and Novel Treatment Options (Sun, 18 Dec 2016 06:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola We have an epidemic of heart disease in this country and the conventional treatments, such as the use of statin drugs and surgeries involving artery bypasses and stents, typically do not work well. So, what does? Dr. Thomas Cowan is a family physician and a founding member of the Weston A. Price

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Lift Your Spirits Up With This Fiery Essential Oil (Thu, 08 Dec 2016 06:00:00 +0000)

Amyris oil is packed with benefits that can greatly uplift your body and mind. Although it is not considered as valuable as true sandalwood, it offers amazing health perks that will make you want more of this herbal oil. Read on to learn more about amyris oil. What Is Amyris Oil? Amyris (Amyris balsamifera) comes

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More Than Half of Americans Have Chronic Illnesses (Wed, 30 Nov 2016 06:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola The cost of health care in the U.S. jumped to over 17 percent of the GDP in 2015.1 However, even though the U.S. tops $3 trillion in spending on health care each year, it is the worst performing system ranked by multiple aspects of care.2 Americans spend, on average, over $9,500 per

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