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Can’t beat acne? Try 6 weeks without eating any gluten

February 21st, 2013 · Naturopathic News · , ,

The Huffington Post (huffingtonpost.com) – Gluten: The Greatest Enemy of Clear Skin – Maura Henninger, N.D. – (Friday, February 08, 2013) –   When Lisa, who works as a nurse at a nearby hospital, entered my office, her big, relaxed smile was the first thing I noticed. But her easy manner quickly fell apart when […]

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Yet Another Problem Antibiotic

August 28th, 2012 · Naturopathic News · ,

TRICLOSAN is a very popular anti-microbial added to many commercial soaps, and widely used in schools and restaurants. Beyond the huge problem of unbridled use of antibiotics creating monstrously dangerous “super-bugs” (think: necrotising fasciitis, and now, recently, gonorrhea has recently become resistant) it seems that Triclosan interferes with calcium uptake in muscle tissue, including the […]

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Foods That Heal Skin

September 22nd, 2011 · Dr. Kane's Articles · ,

The top five foods for healthy skin Americans are shelling out big bucks for expensive cosmetics to treat skin problems such as acne, wrinkles and dryness, but most consumers are overlooking the cheapest, safest and most effective remedies: healing foods. A host of healthy, natural foods offer potent healing and preventative powers to remedy a […]

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Common Household Toxins: Beware Triclosan!

January 1st, 2011 · Naturopathic News · ,

TUES., NOV. 30, 2010: JUST-RELEASED NATURAL HEALTH STUDY BPA AND ANTIBACTERIAL SOAPS MAY DISRUPT IMMUNE SYSTEM: Building on previous animal studies on bisphenol A (BPA), a new study has concluded that this compound may cause negative alterations to the human immune system. (BPA is found in many plastics, plastic food storage containers, thermal paper used […]

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Are You Toxic?

April 15th, 2008 · Dr. Kane's Articles · , , , , , , , ,

Would you benefit from cleansing? Yes, if you: Smoke Are regularly exposed to environmental toxins Drink less than a litre of water daily Drink soda pop, coffee or alcohol Eat processed foods such as white flour baked goods and candy Crave junk food Are tired, constipated, bloated and lack focus Have sticky or malodorous bowel […]

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Milk Thistle (Silybum marianum)

April 15th, 2008 · Dr. Kane's Articles · , , , , , , ,

Milk thistle (Silybum marianum), particularly the seeds, has been used medicinally for over 2000 years.  Ancient writings recommend milk thistle not only for liver and gall bladder disorders, but for poisoning of all kinds including from toxic mushrooms and snakebites. The modern use of milk thistle extract began in 1949 when animal studies showed that […]

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Oregano — Wonder Herb

April 14th, 2008 · Dr. Kane's Articles · , , ,

Origanum vulgare (Oregano) is native to Greece, but mostly produced today in Turkey. Like all mints, the plant has a squared stem and is extremely aromatic. Oregano loves hot dry weather and grows well at high altitudes also. The active ingredients, found in the leaves, are the volatile oils thymol and carvacol. These oils have […]

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