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1. Is There Any Difference Between Organic, and Pasteurized Milk? By: Dr. Joseph Mercola.While organic milk must come from a cow not fed artificial growth hormone or pesticide-laden feed, they might have had only token "access to pasture," meaning they could still have spent most of their milk-producing lives confined to a feed lot. And almost all organic milk is... 2. Causes of Facial Wrinkles By: Dean Brown. Sunlight is a major cause of the skin changes we think of as aging changes such as wrinkles, dryness, and age spots. Your skin does change with age. For example, you sweat less, leading to...

3. Do you understand the importance of high fiber low fat foods? By: Zaak OConan. It is a fact that most people consume too much of what they should not - things like sugar, salt and fat, and not enough of what they should - like vegetables, fruits, and whole grains. That means that many people are not getting sufficient fiber in their diets, and they may suffer a variety of heath...

4. Type I Diabetes - Insulin-Dependent Diabetes By: Rachel Dayer. A person with Type I diabetes can not make enough or any insulin. This produces the abnormally high levels of glucose in the bloodstream seen in these patients.

The question begs to be asked, "Why doesn't the body produce insulin?" In Type I diabetes the culprit is the immune system. Something, whether it be genetic or environmental...

5. Microwave Ovens & the Healthfulness of Microwaved Food By: Debra Lynn Dadd. "Microwaves ... are not recommended for heating a baby's bottle...Heating the bottle in a microwave can cause slight changes in the milk. In infant formulas, there may be a loss of some vitamins. In expressed breast milk, some protective properties may be destroyed.... Warming a bottle by holding it under tap water or by setting it in a bowl of warm water...

6. Splenda Is Not Splendid! By: Margie. SPLENDA IS NOT SPLENDID! By James Bowen, M.D. (c) 2003 In a simple word you would just as soon have DDT in your food as Splenda, because sucralose is a chlorocarbon. The chlorocarbons have long been famous for causing organ, genetic, and reproductive damage. It should be no surprise, therefore, that the testing of sucralose, even at less than the level demanded by FDA rules, reveals that it has...

7. Decoding Food Labels to LOSE Weight! By: Big "Fat" Lies Newsletter (for Weight Loss). Food labels are required on almost all foods, except those that don't provide many nutrients such as coffee, alcohol and spices. Although some restaurants provide information about...

8. Aspartame By: Dr. Joseph Mercola. Aspartame is made up of three chemicals: the amino acids aspartic acid and phenylalanine, and methanol. The chemical bond that holds these constituents together is fairly weak.

As a result, aspartame readily breaks down into its component parts in a variety of circumstances: in liquids, during prolonged storage, when exposed...

9. Vitamin Supplement By: Rolf Rasmusson. Vitamin supplement or supplements are very important for us because if we do not intake enough vitamins necessary for our bodies, the vitamin supplement will substitute for the shortage of the amount of vitamins in our system. Many times a good diet will be enough, but when it is not, the vitamin supplement will make sure that you intake enough vitamins for you to be healthy.

10. Creatine By: Johann Erickson. Creatine is made up of three different amino acids - Arginine, Glycine and Methionine. These are produced in the kidneys and pancreas. The liver takes these three and combines them into creatine. A person can also utilize more creatine by adding certain foods to their diet such as fish and beef. However, one could never eat enough of these alone to make a noticeable difference in the body. Creatine is used by most...

11. Antibiotics 101- What You Absolutely Need to Know By: Mansi gupta. What are antibiotics? Antibiotics are chemical or biological substances either produced by microorganisms or are produced artificially to kill or inhibit the growth of other microorganisms. They are used at very low...

12. Causes of Bad Breath By: Whozylee Aris. Bad breath is caused by excessive bacteria in the mouth. Scientific study and clinical research on bacteria has helped experts discover why bacteria causes bad breath and how to best eliminate it. Surprisingly, those commercials and ads that tell us to pop a mint or use a mouth wash to deal with bad breath are always accurate. In fact many...

13. Foot Odor By: Dr. Jeffrey A. Oster. Hyperhydrosis is a condition in which the sweat glands are over productive resulting in excessive perspiration. This condition is most common in adolescents and young adults. Each of us has a set point for our metabolism. This set point is somewhat like the thermostat in our homes. Some folks have a higher set point than others. For some, this may be due to anxiety, stress, hyperthyroidism, hypoadrenalism or excessive fluid intake. For others...

14. Simple Steps for Dealing With Nosebleeds By: Charles Kassotis. Your Nose might start bleeding for several reasons. A nosebleed isn't a symptom of any serious disease. Only general clotting disorders can cause your nose to bleed and these usually cause bleeding to other parts of the body as well, such as in your mouth, gums and under the skin. Nasal membranes often suffer from infections like when we catch a cold. Another cause of nosebleeds can come from trauma to the nose, by nose picking or foreign objects, even when...

15. How To Overcome Your Speech Problem By: Steve Hill. According to recent figures around one percent of British people suffer from the speech impediment known as stuttering. Stuttering can also be known in some regions as stammering.

16. Chronic Illness By: Julie Renee Callaway. Trying to explain a chronic illness to friends and family can result in glazed eyes and that familiar distracted look. With acquaintances it is usually best to keep the explanation short and to the point. After all, it really doesn?t matter much whether they really understand. When family and friends don?t understand what you are living with, their reactions can take a toll on your self-esteem and add more stress...

17. Staying Healthy on a Low Carbohydrate Diet By: Marjorie Geiser. It is estimated that about 32 million Americans are following some type of low carbohydrate diet. This is the result of fad diet authors claiming that carbohydrates are the cause for America?s rising obesity problems. The backlash against carbohydrates is a result of the low fat craze that started in the 80's.When consumers started cutting down their fat intake, manufacturers figured out...

18. Lycopene Effective with Prostate Cancer Treatment By: Darin Ingels. In the new study, 54 men with advanced prostate cancer were randomly assigned to have surgical removal of the testicles (orchidectomy) alone or orchidectomy plus oral supplementation with 4 mg of lycopene a day. Measurements of PSA...

19. Psyllium Husk review By: John Gibb. Psyllium husk - - what is it? Psyllium husk is an herbal supplement taken by many to get the fiber they need for their diet. Psyllium husks are the coating around the seed of the psyllium plant. While the seeds are used for their own herbal...

20. Calendula Essential Oil for Healthier Skin By: J. Martin. Calendula essential oil is a soothing therapeutic oil distilled from pot marigold. Its uses are varied -- from soothing minor skin disorders like pimples and dry chapped lips to curing snakebite. Calendula's medicinal properties have been explored for centuries. It was discovered that a great deal of calendula's ...

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