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Battered Bees and the Threat to Our Food (Tue, 20 Sep 2016 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola Some plants produce offspring by producing seeds, but the seeds can only be produced by the transfer of pollen from the male anther of one flower to the female stigma of another. While wind and water can transfer pollen to some extent, and some plants are self-pollinating, pollinators are the primary route

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Spicy Roasted Butternut Squash Recipe (Sun, 11 Sep 2016 05:00:00 +0000)

Recipe From Linda Smith If you’re looking for a new vegetable to enjoy, I recommend you try butternut squash. A member of the pumpkin family, it’s known for its creamy texture, nutty flavor and aroma, and mild sweetness. What makes squash great is that it is versatile. You can boil, sauté or, in the case

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Obesity Accelerates Brain Aging (Thu, 01 Sep 2016 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola It’s become a well-known fact that excess sugar harms your health by setting up the conditions for obesity and diabetes. Research1 has also shown a steady diet high in high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) can significantly impair your cognitive abilities by producing a decline in synaptic activity. In one animal study, rats fed

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Toxic Cookware Chemicals Have Polluted Drinking Water for Millions (Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola According to a recent Harvard study, 16.5 million Americans have detectable levels of at least one kind of polyfluoroalkyl or perfluoroalkyl chemical (PFASs) in their drinking water. About 6 million Americans are drinking water that contains PFAS at or above the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) safety level.1,2,3,4 These industrial chemicals have

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Omega-3s May Improve Healing After a Heart Attack (Mon, 15 Aug 2016 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola Mounting research drives home the importance of animal-based omega-3 fats for heart health. After reviewing this topic carefully, I am now convinced that maintaining a healthy level of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) may be one of the most important food priorities. DHA is a 22 carbon omega-3 fat from seafood. Omega-3 fats can

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Change the Game by Taking Control of Your Health (Sat, 06 Aug 2016 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola This website was created 19 years ago, in 1997, when I combined my two primary passions in life — health and technology — and made it my mission to share exciting new developments in natural health with a wider audience. Thanks to you, this site has become one of the most visited

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The Amazing Coincidence That Brought A Physician And Patient Together Across The Country (Thu, 04 Aug 2016 17:55:07 +0000)

As the new medical director of admissions for St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute in Spokane, Washington, it is my job to review all patient referrals to our hospital. Imagine my astonishment when, while traveling to New Orleans, I received an email about a patient at Tulane Medical Center who was requesting admission to St. Luke’s. This dear lady

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Enjoy the Zesty Goodness of Lemon Oil (Thu, 28 Jul 2016 05:00:00 +0000)

If you’ve been to my site, you’ll notice that I have long reported the health benefits of lemons. Packed with nutrients, lemons are one of the most widely used tropical fruits in the world. Their positive reputation mainly comes from their high concentrations of vitamin C. But it’s not just the lemon fruit that’s beneficial.

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Why Are Vaccine Rights Being Removed While Safety Issues Are Increasingly Brought to the Fore? (Tue, 19 Jul 2016 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola As noted by Barbara Loe Fisher,1 founder of the National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC), July Fourth celebrates the American Declaration of Independence, which asserts that “all men are created equal,” and are “endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights.” Unwilling to submit to the tyranny of the aristocracy any longer, the

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How Animals Impact Regenerative Agriculture Efforts (Sun, 10 Jul 2016 05:00:00 +0000)

By Dr. Mercola I recently visited Will Harris’ farm White Oak Pastures in Bluffton, Georgia. Harris is a pioneer of grass-fed products and what he calls “a kinder, gentler agriculture.” His farm is a great demonstration of how you can convert conventionally farmed land to a healthy, thriving farm based on regenerative methods. Conventional chemical

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