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cardiovascular health

Can Healthy Diets Really Change Gene Expression?

December 14th, 2015 · Naturopathic News, nutrition · , , , , , ,

Epigenetics is the study of genetic variations that are caused within an individual, by external or environmental factors that can switch genes on and off, as opposed to changes in DNA sequence which happen as genes are passed down to the next generation. One of the most potent ways epigenetics can change is through nutrition. 

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News Flash: 10 times more viruses than bacteria in the human biome

July 25th, 2014 · Naturopathic News · , , , , , , , , ,

Here’s a link to the article on NPR (http://n.pr/1lrRnq3   Given, the current agreement is, that there is 10 : 1 ratio of bacteria in our microbiome to cells in our body. There appears to be 10 times more viruses (bacteriophages) in the microbiome than bacteria. This is in terms of genetic material.   “In the […]

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Sweating does way more than regulate temperature. Think DETOX

April 19th, 2014 · Naturopathic News · , , , , , , , , , ,

New research is revealing something remarkable about why the body sweats. Beyond its obvious role in regulating body temperature, sweating has been found to facilitate the elimination of accumulated heavy metals and petrochemicals, indicating that if we want to be healthy we should put regular effort into doing more sweating.  Sweating has long been known […]

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The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food

March 2nd, 2013 · Naturopathic News · , , , , , , , , , ,

By MICHAEL MOSS Published: February 20, 2013   On the evening of April 8, 1999, a long line of Town Cars and taxis pulled up to the Minneapolis headquarters of Pillsbury and discharged 11 men who controlled America’s largest food companies. Nestlé was in attendance, as were Kraft and Nabisco, General Mills and Procter & Gamble, Coca-Cola […]

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how to lower your risk of stroke

February 25th, 2013 · Naturopathic News · , , ,

The Huffington Post (huffingtonpost.com) – How Antioxidants Really Protect Against Stroke and Dementia – By Jaimie Dalessio – (Thursday, February 21, 2013) – The protective power of antioxidants against stroke and dementia may have less to do with your total dietary intake of antioxidants and more to do with the specific foods that contribute to […]

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If you are a woman or love a woman please check “Just a Little Heart Attack”

February 1st, 2013 · Naturopathic News · , , ,

http://youtu.be/t7wmPWTnDbE   it’s short, humorous, and could save your life.  Watch it now!

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A Healthy Heart may NOT Need Aspirin

December 13th, 2012 · Dr. Kane's Articles · ,

Q: I take one regular aspirin a day and a small dose of a beta blocker to regulate the electrical impulses in my heart.  I’ve been told that these medicines are compromising my intestinal and liver function.  I’d like to discontinue the pharmaceuticals completely.  Is that possible to do safely? Jenny M-Y, Bellingham WA A: Hi […]

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