Leptin 101: How This ‘Hunger Hormone’ May Be Preventing You From Losing Weight

Posted on 13. Nov, 2016 by in Preventative Health

by Kayla-Changing Habits What is leptin? Leptin is a hormone secreted by fat cells in white adipose tissue. Leptin is a master hormone and sends a signal to the hypothalamus in the brain to let it know how much fat is to be stored. It controls our hunger and feelings of satiety. What is leptin’s role? [...]

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Have Routine Mammography Screenings Failed Women?

Posted on 20. Oct, 2016 by in Preventative Health, Thermography

By Karuna Jaggar, Executive Director Breast Cancer Action Around 40,000 individual women die of breast cancer each and every year. Sisters. Mothers. Daughters. Spouses. Friends. For each of these women and their loved ones breast cancer is a personal tragedy. Breast cancer is also a public health crisis and social justice issue. Despite decades of [...]

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Reasons to Avoid the Flu Shot

Posted on 20. Oct, 2016 by in Preventative Health, Vaccines

By Lori Alton, Staff Writer for www.naturalnews365.com Spurred on by the relentless urging of government health authorities, over half of the U.S. population currently gets a flu shot.  Yet when it comes to actually protecting citizens from influenza, studies have emerged demonstrating that the vaccine may very well be ineffective – as well as offering [...]

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Why Almost All Sinus Infections Are Misdiagnosed and Mistreated

Posted on 17. Sep, 2016 by in Preventative Health

By Dr. Mercola Mold pollution is a key element of indoor air pollution that few people understand. Mold has been making the headlines more frequently over the last several years, largely as a result of Hurricane Katrina. And this year has brought enormous record-breaking floods in the U.S. not seen in more than a century, [...]

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Absorption, distribution, metabolism, and associated sites of toxicity of molds

Posted on 17. Sep, 2016 by in Preventative Health

by enhs.umn.edu Molds have the potential to cause harmful side effects to humans. Before they can cause such side effects, they must first enter the human body and then be distributed to the appropriate site within the body. Once the molds reach their intended site, they go through a basic metabolic process. It should be noted [...]

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Dental Fillings With Mercury Can Cause Over 30 Chronic Health Conditions

Posted on 16. Aug, 2016 by in Preventative Health

(NaturalHealth365) If you think the only thing to fear from a dental visit is some discomfort, think again. Conventional dentistry practices, like putting dental fillings loaded with mercury in the mouth, are exposing the body to neurotoxic heavy metals and increasing the risk of systemic infections – which lead to many chronic health conditions. Dental amalgam fillings are made of [...]

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3 Hormones That Mess With Your Weight Loss

Posted on 22. Jul, 2016 by in Preventative Health

by Dr. Sara Gottfried I hear these comments frequently from my patients and online community, and most of them don’t know an important secret: the reason for weight loss resistance is that our hormones are out of whack. When it comes to women and weight, hormones can make losing weight very challenging (if not impossible!) when [...]

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The Benefits of Muscle | Why you Should be Strength Training

Posted on 22. Jul, 2016 by in Preventative Health

Don’t let the misconceptions of lifting heavy keep you from an incredibly beneficial workout I think it’s fair to say that everyone wants to reduce fat and build lean muscle, but with so much advice and guidance out there many have no clue where to start.  In this post I’ll help you by providing very [...]

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Fructose causes genetic changes in the brain that increases risk of disease

Posted on 12. Jun, 2016 by in Preventative Health

By Lori Alton, Staff Writer, Natural News 365 It is no secret that sugary drinks, sweets, and other processed foods containing high fructose corn syrup are detrimental to your health. The pervasiveness of high fructose corn syrup in the Americans diet has even been blamed for the epidemic of obesity, type 2 diabetes and related [...]

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Stress as a trigger of autoimmune disease

Posted on 18. May, 2016 by in Preventative Health

By Stojanovich L The etiology of autoimmune diseases is multifactorial: genetic, environmental, hormonal, and immunological factors are all considered important in their development. Nevertheless, the onset of at least 50% of autoimmune disorders has been attributed to “unknown trigger factors”. Physical and psychological stress has been implicated in the development of autoimmune disease, since numerous [...]

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