Are You OK With Vitamin K ?

The chicks were dying. They were bleeding to death due to their inadequate diet and scientific research was done to find out what was responsible, in other words what was missing from their diet and causing the bleeding. The first major clue was that the chicks were on a low fat, no cholesterol diet. The Danish Scientist Henrik Dam found after a series of trials that when alfalfa and cholesterol was added to the chick's diet the…

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How To Think Zinc To Stay In The Pink

There's a story that you can tell the age of the cook by how salty the food they have cooked tastes. The idea is that since many elderly people don't have enough zinc in their diet and it is the zinc that powers our taste buds that our elderly zinc deficient chefs will taste the food and not really taste the salt very well… …so more salt is added. I'm a Jazz cook, I make things up…

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How to Cure Type 2 Diabetes

If you type diabetes cure into a search engine you'll find former diabetes patient after former diabetes patient happy to tell you about how they cured their diabetes but if you visit an official medical website you will usually be told that diabetes "can’t be cured"! So what is going on here? A revolution is going on and it is not just in diabetes. Due to the internet people are getting access to the natural cures that…

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Arthritis Agony – Can It Be Cured?

There is an epidemic of pain and disability from arthritis that rages around the world but afflicts those in the US and Europe more than elsewhere. It is the most common form of disability in the US with more than 80% of those over 50 suffering from it. Often thought of as a disease if old age even children can be afflicted with arthritis. Even though there are over 100 types of Arthritis the most common are…

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Andy Murray’s Cramps – Is He Really a Drama Queen?

Suddenly a sportsman is wracked with pain as if he has been shot by an enraged fan or rival. But Andy Murray is not the only Sports Star to suffer in this way – he just gets teased about it in the Press. His Tennis rivals Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are also reported to suffer from muscle cramps of startling pain and suddenness. As seen in this video… Muscle cramps can be suffered by just about…

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What Are The 3 Best Supplements To Take?

Asked what the 3 best Food supplements are that we can take to enrich our diet and boost our health I generally ask who the supplements are for! We Are All Individuals People have very different needs; the person who eats a lot of fruit and vegetables is going to have different needs from someone who eats one piece of fruit every day or two. Anyway let's play with this question and see where it takes us.…

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7 Steps To Stronger Bones

Getting weaker is no fun. Astronaut Sunita Williams knows that unless she exercises for 2 and a half hours every day that she is in the Space Station she will lose bone mass and muscle strength. Back here on Earth we lose muscular and bone strength much slower than that because we have the power of gravity pulling on us 24/7 and the body tissues automatically strengthen as a result. And we all know that we need…

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Is Resveratrol Responsible For the French Paradox?

The story goes that the French have a diet that is high in saturated fat, where they eat high amounts of cheese and drink lots of wine and rather than having the massive wave of heart attacks we might expect of such a diet they have fewer heart attacks than Americans and others who eat supposedly healthier diets. That is the "French Paradox"! So how do the French do it? And more important – can we do…

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How to Choose Your Vitamin Tablets

In the first part of this article we looked at Why we should take Vitamins and other nutrients in addition to our meals. Next we dig into some of the details of what vitamin and mineral tablets to take. Once you get the buzz of being able to raise the level of your health by using vitamin and other nutrient tablets you face several questions about how much to take and are some types of supplements better…

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Why To Take and How To Choose Your Vitamin Tablets

I first got clued in to the power of vitamins and other food supplements when I suffered an attack of asthma in my mid-thirties. I was used to asthma as a childhood disease but had gone a long time without puffing and struggling for breath and I was determined to do something to deal with it. I knew from my experience of inhalers and asthma "tablets" that conventional medicine did not work so I went looking elsewhere…

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