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Iodine: Why You Need It, Why You Can’t Live Without It, 2nd Edition

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Featured Article By: David Brownstein, M.D. Available at: Dr. Brownsstein.com I began my interest in iodine over 12 years ago. Michigan, my home state, resides in the “Goiter Belt” of the United States, where the soil is deficient in iodine. Although I suspected iodine deficiency in many of his patients, my initial uses of potassium …

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The Role of Digestive Enzymes

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Loomis 24 Hours Urinalysis The 24 hour urinalysis according to Loomis is a very important test used as part of a method to determine enzyme deficiencies. This test is not a medical diagnostic test. It prognostic rather than diagnostic. It is fundamentally about Digestive Competency. In other words, this test provides foresight as to what may …

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Enzymes and the Pain of Arthritis

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Health is mobility. If your joints are like “rusty door hinges,” creaking, sticking and not moving, your camping trip will likely not happen because you have arthritis. Other people liken the pain of arthritis to a fire in the joints burning and constantly inflaming their tissues. Others use words like “gritty,” “grinding” and “popping” to …

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ENZYMES: A Dead Diet’s Necessary Companion

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© Paula Rothstein The old saying, “You are what you eat” no longer holds true with regards to today’s modern diet of over-processed/cooked food. Our diet is for the most part comprised of dead food. More appropriately, “We are what we are able to digest”. Enzymes are complex proteins in the body that cause chemical …

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What Are Systemic Enzymes and What Do They Do?

By: Dr. William Wong ND, PhD The word “systemic” means body wide. Systemic enzymes are those that operate not just for digestion but throughout your body in every system and organ. But let’s take first things first, what is an enzyme? An enzyme is a biocatalyst  something that makes something else work or work faster. …

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The Effect of Body Acidity on Health

Excess body acidity is thought to be the first step towards premature aging, the interference with eyesight and memory, the beginning stages of wrinkling, age spots, dysfunctioning hormone systems, and a host of age related phenomena. Medical studies are confirming that body acidity is implicated in almost all diseases. As we age we become more …

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Fertility Awareness, Food, and Night­Lighting

By Katie Singer Author’s Note: This article is only an introduction to Fertility Awareness. It does not provide adequate information for using charts to prevent or achieve pregnancy or to gauge gynecological health. To use the method effectively, you need to take a class, and/or read a comprehensive book such as The Garden of Fertility …

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DIM (Di­Indoly Methan) For Natural Protection From Estrogen’s Effect

Frequently Asked Questions Compiled by Thomas Stearns Lee, NMD What do perimenopause, premenstrual syndrome, enlarged prostate glands, and early heart attacks have in common? Estrogen. A new understanding of healthy estrogen metabolism is providing a natural treatments for these and other important conditions confronting both women and men. Fortunately, phytonutrients discovered in cruciferous vegetables offer …

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Life, Stress and Health

 by John Upledger, DO, OMM  Stress is a primary contributing factor in a myriad of diseases processes, yet the biggest factor is actually the way in which our bodies deal with stress. Perhaps our high¬tech society has evolved more rapidly than our bodies’ ability to respond effectively.  Stress responses began to be seriously recognized as …

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