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If you need to lose weight and are having a hard time doing so, the solution to your problem may be simple:

Drink more water!

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Understanding Your Body's Healing System - Part 2

According to Dr. Joseph Pizzorno, seven core healing systems maintain our bodies' strength and vitality, with all illness being directly due to weaknesses in one or more of these systems. Recognizing the importance of these systems allows physicians to focus on the source of disease instead of merely treating symptoms. At the same time, it makes it easier to promote overall good health, improve underlying systemic weaknesses or imbalances, and prevent disease recurrence. Moreover, understanding what these systems are and how they work also empowers the individual to take practical responsibility for his or her own health through adoption of proper diet, nutritional supplementation, and a healthy lifestyle.
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Health Tip of the Day

Here's a fun way to help keep your brain healthy as you age. Learn a new language. In a recent study conducted in Canada, researchers found that people who speak more than one language were able to prevent the onset of dementia an average of four years longer than people who only speak one language.

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Do you suffer from high blood pressure (hyperglycemia)? If so, the answer to your problem might be in your kitchen. According to a recent study, researchers found that cinnamon, a common household spice, can reduce blood sugar levels by an average of ten percent. For best results, it's recommended that you use one gram of standardized cinnamon extract once a day (you can find it at your local health food store), but similar results can often be achieved using cinnamon itself. Read more health tips...
High Blood Sugar Equals Diabetes?
This is a question I am asked quite a bit in my medical practice. There are a number of things to take into consideration in order to answer it properly. It really is a three part question. continued inside...

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