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Protect Yourself from the Damaging Effects of Radiation

Charlie Skeen, C.N.C When most people think of radiation they picture nuclear weapons of some sort, a nuclear power plant, or a medical device such as an X-ray and Cat Scan machine. However, in our modern world today we are being exposed to radiation from many more sources than ever before. Other sources of radiation [...]

By | 2017-10-13T20:13:17+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Health Nutrition|Comments Off on Protect Yourself from the Damaging Effects of Radiation

The Dangerous Side Effects of Pain Killing Drugs

Also read Drug Induced Nutrient Depletions below. It's a proven fact that over-the-counter pain medications such aspirin, ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil), acetaminophen (Tylenol), ketoprofen (Orudis), and naproxen (Aleve), and prescription pain medication such as Vicodin, Neurontin, Codeine, and Darvocet can have any number of negative side effects which include: Constipation Indigestion Heartburn Nausea Diarhhea Stomach [...]

By | 2017-10-13T20:13:17+00:00 July 9th, 2017|Health Nutrition|Comments Off on The Dangerous Side Effects of Pain Killing Drugs

Drug Induced Nutrient Depletions

Drug Category Nutrient Depletion Sulfasalazine, Colaza®1, Mesalamine Folic Acid Aranesp®*, Epogen®, Procrit®*, Neulasta®* None Reported Antacids (H-2 Bockers, Proton Pump Inhibitors) Nexium®*, Prevacid®*, Protonix®*, Maalox®, Mylanta®,Tagamet®, TUMS®, Pepcid®, Zantac® Calcium (possible) Vitamin B12 (possible) Phosphorus Vitamin D Folic Acid Iron Zinc Vitamin B1 Antibiotics Amoxicillin*, Ampicillin, Pennicillin, Tetracycline,Cephalosporin, Ciprofloxacin Bifidobacteria species Lactobacillus species Biotin [...]

By | 2017-10-13T20:13:17+00:00 July 9th, 2017|Health Nutrition|Comments Off on Drug Induced Nutrient Depletions

Chromium – Essential Mineral for Health and Why

Chromium and Blood Sugar The mineral chromium is required by the body for “glucose tolerance”, or the proper use of blood sugar, called glucose, for energy. Without chromium and insulin, a hormone produced by the pancreas, our blood sugar can damage our cells. This is known as “glucose intolerance”. Diabetics who get damaged eye retinas [...]

By | 2017-10-13T20:13:17+00:00 July 9th, 2017|Health Nutrition|Comments Off on Chromium – Essential Mineral for Health and Why

Rust Proof Your Body with Antioxidants

Take the Personal Antioxidant Profile Questionnaire Below When you see a metal object rusting, especially iron, that is what is called oxidation. Oxygen from the air we breathe is slowly oxidizing, weakening and eventually destroying, the metal object. This same process actually occurs inside our body. In fact, since the 1980s researchers have found [...]

By | 2017-10-13T20:13:17+00:00 July 9th, 2017|Health Nutrition|Comments Off on Rust Proof Your Body with Antioxidants

Fosamax – A Drug with Deadly Results

The drug Fosamax produced by Merck has been available to the public for just a little over ten years and has become well known, as the almost $3 billion dollars in sales in 2005 demonstrate, due to its advertising for osteoporosis, or bone-loss. Since so many people in the United States, especially women, suffer from [...]

By | 2017-10-13T20:13:17+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Health Nutrition|Comments Off on Fosamax – A Drug with Deadly Results

Chlorine -“A Crippler and Killer”

Throughout the United States and Canada and other countries, chlorine is commonly used to kill disease-causing organisms in the water that come from rivers, lakes, and reservoirs which are used by millions of people everyday for drinking, bathing, showering and swimming. But what many people do not know is that this same chlorine they are [...]

By | 2017-10-13T20:13:17+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Health Nutrition|Comments Off on Chlorine -“A Crippler and Killer”

Contributory Factors for Osteo and Rheumatoid Arthritis, Spinal Disc Disease, and Osteoporosis

In the United States diseases related to the bones, joints, spine, and immune system are escalating each year. Modern medicine has done very little to remedy these situations other than to perform surgeries, such as joint replacement, and administer drugs to reduce inflammation and pain. In the meantime, people continue to suffer and pay ever [...]

By | 2017-10-18T03:53:31+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Health Nutrition|Comments Off on Contributory Factors for Osteo and Rheumatoid Arthritis, Spinal Disc Disease, and Osteoporosis

Vitamin D3 Essential for Good Health and How to Determine if You are Getting Enough and Using It

Vitamin D3’s Actions Vitamin D3 is well known for its role for the growth and health of the bone as it helps to regulate the absorption of calcium, phosphorus, and magnesium. A deficiency will result in soft, malformed bones unable to repair themselves, resulting in diseases called rickets in children and osteomalacia in adults. However, [...]

By | 2017-10-13T20:13:18+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Health Nutrition|Comments Off on Vitamin D3 Essential for Good Health and How to Determine if You are Getting Enough and Using It

Two Landmark Studies Reveal the Importance of Vitamin D in the Prevention of Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis Continues to Grow Statistics from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) report that osteoporosis affects 44 million Americans, 80% comprised of women. Since osteoporosis is a loss of bone tissue, people who have it are far more prone to suffer from hip, spine, and wrist fractures. Hip fractures are especially problematic since they can [...]

By | 2017-08-10T05:24:24+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Health Nutrition|Comments Off on Two Landmark Studies Reveal the Importance of Vitamin D in the Prevention of Osteoporosis