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7 Ways to Avoid Over-Indulging This Season

Lindajoy Rose, Ph.D. | Posted 12.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Lindajoy Rose, Ph.D.

We are heading into the time of year when temptation is hardest to resist. While our best intentions are to stay fit and healthy, it's a slippery slope when we loosen our customary regimen or food rules.

Early Detection Options for Breast Cancer

Tory Zellick | Posted 08.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Tory Zellick

Conventional medicine advises that we start getting annual mammograms at age 40. And yet, as I have come to understand, mammograms have a difficult time detecting cancer in small, dense, young breast tissue.

Rethinking Food Budgets -- "High Value" Nutritious Foods

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 09.03.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

When it comes to the price of food, I think it's extremely important to remember that a food cannot be judged by its sticker price alone.

What's In The Non-Chicken Half Of The McNugget

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Joseph Mercola

Only 50 percent of a McNugget is actually chicken. The other half includes corn derivatives, sugars, leavening agents and completely synthetic ingredients.

Is This Common Kitchen Appliance Harming Your Health?

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

Your microwave oven will NOT help you prepare healthy food--and will threaten your health by ripping the molecules in your food apart, rendering some nutrients inert and others carcinogenic.

The Cholesterol Myth That Could Be Harming Your Health

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

You are probably aware that there are myths that portray fat and cholesterol as one of the worst foods you can consume. Please understand that these myths are actually harming your health.

Gluten-Free Made Me Smarter

Jason Schmitt | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jason Schmitt

I gladly complied to eliminate gluten and dairy from my diet. Like clockwork, the fog quickly began to dissipate. I could think clearer. I didn't feel so damn anxious.

This Sweetener Is Far Worse Than High Fructose Corn Syrup

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

Most agave "nectar" or agave "syrup" is nothing more than a laboratory-generated super-condensed fructose syrup, devoid of virtually all nutrient value.

How to Lick Bad Breath Fast -- as Easy as 1, 2, 3...

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

Saliva serves several functions, one of which is to protect and help repair your teeth from the constant assaults mounted by bacteria and your diet. Without sufficient amounts of saliva, your teeth are left unprotected.

This Antioxidant Can Smash Insulin Resistance and Autoimmune Disease

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

In the case of alpha lipoic acid, your body does produce it in minute quantities, but most of it comes from your diet. Some of the best natural sources include grass-fed red meat and organ meats.

MSG: Is This Silent Killer Lurking in Your Kitchen Cabinets?

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

A widespread and silent killer that's worse for your health than alcohol and nicotine is likely lurking in your kitchen cabinets. "It" is MSG, a flavor enhancer that's known widely as an addition to Chinese food.

7 Stress-Relieving Tools to Quiet Your Mind

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

In today's stressful world of bigger-better-faster, the demands can be overwhelming. Finding a way to unplug from the demands of work, family and everything else is crucial if you want to remain healthy.

Avoid This If You Want To Keep Your Thyroid Healthy

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

You probably haven't spent much time thinking about how much bromine you're absorbing from your car upholstery or your Mountain Dew. But bromine toxicity is a danger, and it can wreak havoc on your health.

Sugar May Be Bad But This Sweetener Is Far More Deadly

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

Study after study are taking their place in a growing lineup of scientific research demonstrating that consuming high-fructose corn syrup is the fastest way to trash your health.

BPA Toxins Puts Newborns, Mothers At Risk

Dr. Joseph Mercola | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Joseph Mercola

A prior study by EWG found that blood samples from newborns contained an average of 287 toxins, including mercury, fire retardants, pesticides, and Teflon chemicals.