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Homemade Humus

Homemade Humus Ingredients: 1 cup cooked garbanzo beans 1/2 pound, firm organic tofu (bean curd) 3 large cloves of garlic 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoons sesame tahini 1/4 cup fresh parsley or cilantro 1 tablespoon, paprika or chili powder 2 teaspoons sea salt 1 teaspoon, black pepper Directions: 1. Blend all ingredients together, […]

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Medical costs rising? Yes! Health care costs rising? No!

Medical costs rising? Yes! Health care costs rising? No! Emmanuel Cheraskin No question… one of the bustlin’ “buzz words” on the political and socioeconomic scene is health. Who has not been deluged with the debates about health care, health costs, health maintenance organizations (HMOs), health reforms and health benefits? And, all of this seems to […]

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Prospecting for Health Protectants in Soy

Prospecting for Health Protectants in Soy Ben Hardin Scientists test the anticancer activity of the “yellow jewel” and find positive results The soybean, long known in the Orient as a “yellow jewel,” has been processed in the United States for vegetable oil and protein since the mid-1920s. Now it’s clear this plant gem may hold […]

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Drug-resistant exotic diseases are coming to a town near you

Drug-resistant exotic diseases are coming to a town near you West Nile virus is a perfect example of how a deadly foreign disease can cross international borders and directly affect Americans. First recognized in the Uganda in 1977, West Nile virus is carried by birds and transmitted to humans through mosquito or tick bites. It […]

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Your chemosensory warning system

Your chemosensory warning system Edith Kermit Roosevelt Smell or taste problems may signal disease. If you experience loss of smell and/or taste or distortions of these senses, you should take these symptoms seriously. They can help doctors diagnose underlying disease. “Abnormalities in smell and taste functions accompany and even signal the existence of various diseases, […]

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Cholesterol: always in animal products, never in plants

Cholesterol: always in animal products, never in plants – excerpt Cholesterol is made in the liver. Cows have livers, too. So do pigs, chickens, turkeys, and fish. All their lives they have been making cholesterol and packing it into their muscles and other organs just as humans do. If you were to eat any part […]

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The infinite variations of thyroid disease – includes related information

The infinite variations of thyroid disease – includes related information – Cover Story Together with other glans in the endocrine system, the thyroid regulates and integrates the body’s metabolic activities. The hormones work like chemical messengers that act on every cell of the human body. [Publishers’ note: The following in-depth study is based on interviews […]

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Dietary changes reverse atherosclerosis

Dietary changes reverse atherosclerosis Dietary Changes Reverse Atherosclerosis Lifestyle changes alone can significantly reverse coronary atherosclerosis, according to Dean M. Ornish, M.D. He and colleagues randomly assigned 46 patients with coronary artery disease to an experimental group (vegetarian diet, smoking cessation, stress management training, and moderate exercise) or a control group that followed usual care. […]

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Bitter Pills

Bitter Pills Inside the Hazardous World of Legal Drugs Pharmaceuticals are the most profitable legal manufacturing industry in the world. Corporate giants compete with each other, spending millions on marketing and promotion, to sell more pills. But is this in the best interests of those taking the pills? Writer Stephen Fried discovered it may not […]

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an interview with William Shoemaker

Alcohol’s effects on the brain: an interview with William Shoemaker Q. Is the addiction to alcohol physical or mental? A. Both. There are physical symptoms when people who chronically consume alcohol withdraw from it, and there is also a psychological dependence on alcohol. So it is both. Q. Can people who experience the physical addiction […]