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Joseph Mercola (Dr. Mercola)
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Dental amalgam….
…damages your teeth.
…exposes you to mercury, a KNOWN neurotoxin.
…pollutes the environment.
To top it all, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) doesn’t want you to know just how toxic these fillings are.  
Consumers for Dental Choice leads the charge against mercury fillings; this group is breaking barriers so everyone will have access to mercury-free dentistry.
Garlic drops or coconut oil are great alternatives for your child's ear infection.
Although ear infections are often preventable, their treatment costs nearly three billion dollars every year in the US.
Can turmeric and its bioactive ingredient, curcumin, be the universal cancer cure? 
Turmeric has a long history of medicinal use in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) as well as Ayurvedic medicine.
Go barefoot when you walk along the beach or on grass. Grounding or Earthing is defined as placing one's bare feet on the ground. Because the earth is a natural source of electrons and subtle electrical fields, when you ground to the electron-enriched earth, an improved balance of the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system occurs. 
Earthing or grounding helps improve heart rate variability, cortisol dynamics, blood viscosity, and sleep, and reduces stress effects and risk of inflammation.
Drinking green tea has powerful health benefits for your body such as supplying your body with a powerful antioxidant called epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) and decreasing your risk for developing dementia. 
A study found that people who drank green tea had less mental decline and lower risk of dementia than non-tea drinkers.
Medical cannabis has been shown to be non-toxic, and has a robust safety profile. It's not surprising to know that this often works when other medications fail and not only is it generally safer than prescription drugs, cannabis preparations also tend to provide greater efficacy. 
Cannabis is safer than prescription drugs and there's enough information to compare it against the known toxicities of many drugs, according to Dr. Gedde.
Lyme disease is no joke and it is a serious problem. Because Lyme disease is difficult to diagnose and treat, your best option is to take preventive measures NOW.  
According to the CDC, an estimated 300,000 Americans are diagnosed with Lyme disease each year, even in states that have not reported any cases of Lyme before.
National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC) president, Barbara Loe Fisher, appears on FoxNews to discuss about mandatory vaccines and your right to decide for yourself and your family. 
The new law, SB 277, denies parents in California the legal right to file a personal belief exemption to vaccination for religious and conscientious beliefs.
If you drink alcoholic beverages on occasion, wine could arguably be described as one of the “healthier” options. Red wine, in particular, is rich in antioxidants called polyphenols, including resveratrol.
But be very careful of drinking wine that may contain high, potentially dangerous levels of arsenic.
Wines tested are found to have up to five times the maximum amount of arsenic levels the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) allows for drinking water.
Can you eat your way to overcoming stress? Yes, you can. These 10 healthy foods are great for lifting your gloomy mood. 
Dark leafy greens, turkey breast, wild-caught Alaskan salmon, fermented foods, and blueberries are just some of the best foods to eat when you're stressed.
In order to protect your health, I advise spending at least 90% of your food budget on whole foods and only up to 10% on processed foods (better if none at all). Here's a list of the 30 healthiest foods you can eat. h
Here are the healthiest foods that will supercharge your diet, so remember to spend 90 percent of your food budget on whole foods to protect your health.
Some foods---and items---that are part of the “standard” of contemporary living can actually do more harm than good for your health. Here are 10 everyday items that you’d be better off without. 
Here are 10 everyday items that you should throw away for better health.
Natural Health Specialist
My passion is to transform the traditional medical paradigm in the US. I am an active runner and a computer hobbyist. In 1997 I started, a natural health website that is constantly one of the top 10 health sites on the Internet. I am also the author of The No-Grain Diet and The Great Bird Flu Hoax, both New York Times Best-Sellers.
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Chicago Osteopathic Hospital
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