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How 1 Chemical In Food Could Make the Flu Temporarily Incur

The flu.  It’s actually one of the deadliest conditions known to man. Last year, in 2018, roughly 80,000 Americans died from the flu in America; 650,000 across the entire world died of the flu. Now my recommendation isn’t to get the flu shot… or not to. That’s a personal decision and one you can come to based on your own beliefs. Instead, my recommendation is to watch what you eat. I always, always recommend eating a clean diet. Part of that is because when you eat well you provide your body with all kinds of nutrients your body utilizes to mount a strong immune response. The other part of that equation is I believe what you don’t eat will also...

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How a Dead General Might Positively Affect Your Health

As many of you know, I'm always keeping my ear to the ground and my eyes open to find new things that'll help improve my patient's health. And wouldn't you know it, when you do those two things (and keep your heart beating and your stomach full), you run across some pretty interesting things...Like what I learned about Napoleon the other day.If you don't know your history all that well, all you need to know is Napoleon and his army were absolute maniacs.I don't mean they were crazy (although they probably were); I just mean they dominated the European countryside. And they fought and fought and fought without seeming to tire.Now here's where things get interesting - their maniacal determination to win...

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What Is Banaba And Why Does It Help People Lose Weight?

If you just read that headline and thought I misspelled "banana," you'd be wrong...I did not misspell banana.As you can see, I spelled it correctly twice here; I've even got a spell-checking app to help make sure I don't goof up on words that often (believe me, I'm not perfect).Now since you're confident I can spell banananna...I mean...banana...let me tell you about banaba leaf extract.Banaba leaf extract comes from the banaba leaf - a plant native to the Philippines, India and other Asian countries - and has been used in medicine for a number of years for the management of blood sugar and diabetes.In recent years, banaba leaf has been used to help people keep their blood sugar balanced, especially for those...

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4 Of The Strangest Health Facts Ever

When I went to medical school, I was under the impression that everything I was going to learn was always going to make sense. However, since graduating, I’ve discovered many of the things I believe about health are actually quite paradoxical. Now don’t get me wrong - a commitment to eat well, sleep 7-8 hours a night, exercise, etc. is all sound advice. But things like not eating dairy to build strong bones, or skipping bread to feel better weren’t things I was expecting to learn. In my career, I’ve taken many of these little health tidbits and stored them away so I could share them with you. So today I’ll share some of the silliest and oddest health tips you’ve ever heard. 1...

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See Why This Herb Is Called "Holy"

What's the first word that comes to your mind when I say the word "holy?" Is it God? Is it "cow?" What about "moly?" Well, after you see the health benefits contained inside this herb you'll probably start to think of this little green plant much more frequently when you hear that word. Some of the oldest civilizations used this incredible herb for all kinds of things. However, they used it mainly for its healing power when combatting common problems related to immunity, metabolic health, and more.In fact, these civilizations regarded it so highly they called it a "holy" herb - meaning it was set apart from other treatments they used.How incredible is that?Fact is, you probably eat its cousin quite frequently. That's because it appears...

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