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7 Natural Ways to Cure Canker Sores

7 Natural Ways to Cure Canker Sores

Evidence-based natural alternatives to drugs for canker sores abound! 

Canker sores (apthous mouth ulcers) afflict approximately 20% of the population, and are cause for great annoyance.  Always painful and sometimes an eye sore, they are the most common type of mouth ulcer, with women being more affected than men for unknown reason.

A Natural Approach to Overcoming Depression

A Natural Approach to Overcoming Depression

The last two decades have witnessed a huge increase in depression diagnoses. At present, one in ten Americans takes antidepressant medication and many of these individuals are taking multiple pills to treat more than one psychiatric illness. Few people will even raise an eyebrow anymore upon hearing about a friend or family member being diagnosed with depression.

How To Go Beyond Heartburn Medication

How To Go Beyond Heartburn Medication

Americans are using more and more medications. As a physician who prescribes these medications, I am greatly relieved to finally have alternatives to offer my patients.

This past week (May 2014), the Centers for Disease Control published the results of a study showing that the proportion of Americans on at least one prescription medication has increased from 39% to 48% in the last 15 years. A quarter of all children are also using prescription medication. And each patient is on an increasing number of medications. The total number of prescriptions in the United States increased by 39% between 1990 and 2009, while the population only grew by 9%.

Pressure Applied on the US Codex Office Regarding GMO-Contaminated Infant Formula

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Science Shows Herbs Can Significantly Enhance Bioavailability of Nutrients


Science Shows Herbs Can Significantly Enhance Bioavailability of Nutrients

Just because you consume a particular food or drink, doesn't mean all the nutrients make their way into the body, to the locations where they end up being used or stored. Sometimes they just pass right out of your gastrointestinal tract without being absorbed and other times they are broken-down immediately by the liver and excreted by the kidneys.

Nutrients have to make it through a variety of obstacles, starting from the moment they enter your mouth to the moment they are used or stored. The bioavailability of a particular nutrient refers to the ability of the nutrient to pass through some or all of these obstacles, so that they are absorbed into your body and become available for use or storage [1].

The Three Pillars of Radiant Health

The Three Pillars of Radiant Health

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