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How to Make Thick and Creamy Labneh at Home (Sun, 25 Jun 2017 05:00:00 +0000)

When it comes to Middle Eastern cuisine, there’s one particular fermented food you should not miss out on: labneh. Also called yogurt cheese or strained yogurt, this is a spreadable type of cheese that is made by draining out the whey from fresh yogurt.[1]   However, because of its foreign origins, labneh is usually elusive

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Alzheimer’s Deaths Exceed Half a Million a Year in the US (Thu, 15 Jun 2017 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola Alzheimer’s disease, which is the most serious form of dementia, eventually leads to the inability to carry out even the most basic of bodily functions, such as swallowing or walking. It is ultimately fatal, as conventional treatment options are few and universally ineffective. Like autism among children, Alzheimer’s among seniors has reached

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Study Confirms: Trans Fats Policy Killed Millions (Wed, 07 Jun 2017 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola For the past six decades, saturated fats and cholesterol have been wrongly vilified as the central culprit of heart disease, stroke and peripheral vascular disease. However, research has demonstrated that it’s actually sugar, refined carbohydrates, trans fats and processed vegetable oils found in many processed foods that are the real enemy. In

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Are Bay Leaves Good for You? (Mon, 29 May 2017 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola You’ve probably seen cooking shows or read cookbooks that recommended removing the bay leaves you added to your spaghetti sauce or other savory dish. But why put them in if you’re just going to take them out? One enterprising chef said if you really want an answer to that question, throw a

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‘Before the Flood’ — A Global Exploration for Answers to Climate Change (Sat, 20 May 2017 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola In the National Geographic film, "Before the Flood," actor, environmental activist and United Nations messenger Leonardo DiCaprio explores what must be done to prevent catastrophic disruption of life on planet Earth. We all accept that we are harming this planet to our own detriment and we must stop our wasteful and polluting

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Ashwagandha for Cognitive Function (Thu, 11 May 2017 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is an herb that’s been an important part of Ayurvedic medicine since ancient times. Literally translated from its Sanskrit roots, ashwagandha means “smells like a horse,” which may hint more at its essence than its actual smell. It’s suggested by some Ayurvedic health practitioners that the herb was so

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Tell FDA to Ban Amalgam for Pregnant Women, Children and Nursing Mothers (Tue, 02 May 2017 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola Dental amalgam — deceptively marketed as “silver” fillings, denoting their color rather than their composition — are 50 percent mercury and therefore really should not be placed in the mouth. Mercury is a potent and well-recognized neurotoxin, and there’s no magic formula or process that renders it safe once it’s in your

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Breathing Program to Improve Mental and Physical Health in Two Weeks (Sun, 23 Apr 2017 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola It may be hard to believe, but 9 out of 10 adults breathe incorrectly, thereby impairing their health and exacerbating anxiety and depression. Fortunately, learning to breathe correctly is not a complicated affair. In this interview, Belisa Vranich, a clinical psychologist and author of “Breathe: The Simple, Revolutionary 14-Day Program to Improve

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How to Grow Great Lettuce (Fri, 14 Apr 2017 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola If you’re growing your own vegetables, now is the right time to start your lettuce. Lettuce of all kinds thrives in cool temperatures and consistently moist soil, so spring and fall, when temperatures are between 45 and 75 F, are the best times to grow them. Popular lettuce types include: Loose-leaf varieties

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Vitamin C, B1 and Hydrocortisone Dramatically Reduce Mortality From Sepsis (Wed, 05 Apr 2017 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola Sepsis1 is a progressive disease process caused by an aggressive, dysfunctional immune response to an infection in the bloodstream. It starts with symptoms of infection that can progress to septic shock. Unless treated — and the earlier the better — sepsis can result in extremely low blood pressure that is unresponsive to

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