Drinking Juice May Cut Your Risk for Alzheimer’s

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"Juicers" like Jack LaLanne have been saying it for years... drinking natural juice is healthy! Now a study suggests that drinking juice may help ward off Alzheimer's Disease. Juices 'may cut Alzheimer's risk' Drinking fruit and vegetable juices frequently may significantly cut the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, a study suggests. US researchers followed almost 2,000 people for up to 10 years - providing a powerful set of results. They found the risk was 76% lower for those who drank juice more than three times a week, compared to those who drank it less than once a week. The study appears in the American Journal of Medicine. Alzheimer's is linked to the accumulation of clumps of beta-amyloid protein in the brain. There is some evidence to suggest that this process…
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High Sugar, Low Fiber Western Diet Makes Children Obese

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This headline is a "no brainer" yet it is amazing how many people ignore this simple truth. Our "Western Diet" consisting of very high sugar and carbohydrate foods, usually highly processed, and the fact that natural fiber is not present in these foods, contributes to over-production of insulin by the body, and supression of leptin (the hormone that normally tells the body when it is appropriate to stop eating.) Childhood Obesity Caused By 'Toxic Environment' Of Western Diets, Study Says "A UCSF researcher has determined that a key reason for the epidemic of pediatric obesity, now the most commonly diagnosed childhood ailment, is that high-calorie, low-fiber Western diets promote hormonal imbalances that encourage children to overeat... Diseases that once were only seen in adults, like type 2 diabetes, now are…
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The Traditional Naturopath Podcast #8

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The Traditional Naturopath Podcast - 8 - (08/26/06) Click on the "Play" button (the triangle pointing to the right) below to play it as Streaming Audio. Your browser does not support the audio element. Download MP3(Right-Click on the Link Above and Save) Show Notes: A technical problem with last week's podcast! A quick "tutorial" for the Traditional Naturopath website. If you are not getting enough sleep, you might actually gain weight! The benefits of small things, and small changes, to your overall health. "Non-exercise associated thermogenesis" or NEAT. The FDA approves a spray-on virus as an "additive" for meat! Is this insane, or what? The "Rain Forest" view of your gut! How this "additive" could "de-folliate" the "rainforest" of your intestines! Accutane, an acne drug, has serious side effects! Aspartame…
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Cloned Beef is Coming Down the Pike

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It is not here yet, but cloned beef is "in the cards." The idea is that if you have a great piece of steak, and are really happy with it, why not clone another cow from that steak, and have a great steak again? Apparently only 1 in 8000 cows "taste great!" It sounds like science fiction, but we getting very close to science fact. Cloned Beef: It's What's For Dinner "What if you could carve off a chunk of the most succulent slab of steak you’ve ever eaten, clone a bull from it, then produce weeks of identically delectable dinners? Irina Polejaeva, chief embryologist at ViaGen, a livestock-cloning lab in Austin, Texas, aims to bring cloned beef to the American dinner table within the next few years. Since 2005,…
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Aspartame Makes a Great Ant Poison!

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Got problems with ants? No worries! Just use aspartame (also sold under the brand name of "Nutrasweet")! What? You are consuming that yourself? Maybe you should re-think that... Got an Ant Problem? Use Aspartame "For all the dire health problems associated with aspartame -- the worst of them being cancer -- the original 'anything-but-sugar' substitute may have an ideal purpose to exist, not as a food additive, but an ant poison. Already aware of aspartame's origins as a toxic chemical, a health conscious consumer with an ant problem emptied one packet of aspartame in the corner of each of her bathrooms two years ago. The 'sweet' solution worked brilliantly, as she's seen no signs of carpenter ants crawling around for the past year. Aspartame may be just the thing for…
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More Serious Side Effects Uncovered with Acne Drug – Accutane

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I had severe acne as a teenager. And, I know that I would have done ANYTHING to get rid of it. Today, acne is no problem for me... and I am much older and have many different perspectives on long term health effects than I did as a teenager. So, it is even more upsetting to me that a major acne treatment - Accutane, has serious side effects. Why? Because I know that teens and their parents are likely to overlook the long term side effects for the "short term" benefits! Accutane linked to heart, liver risk "Accutane, the powerful acne drug already known to cause birth defects, seems to raise the risk for potential heart and liver problems more than doctors had expected, according to a new study. The…
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The FDA Approves a Spray-on Virus as an Additive for Meat!

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Can you say, "Insane?!" Imagine treating meat with a combination of spray-on viruses as a "food additive?" Now imagine the FDA approving it! Note the last paragraph of the article I have in the link: "Prior to issuing its approval, the FDA was concerned that the virus preparation might contain toxic residues associated with the bacteria. Tests found no residues present, however. In small quantities, such residues would be unlikely to cause any health problems, the FDA said." (Emphasis mine.) FDA Oks Spray-On Virus Additives for Meat "In small quantities, such residues would be unlikely to cause any health problems???" In small quantities poison might not kill you, but it would not be healthy to eat it! This is the kind of insane viewpoint that drives me nuts! I trust…
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Not Getting Enough Sleep? You May Gain Weight!

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What connection could a lack of sleep have with weight gain? It seems a new study has shown a correlation between the two. One theory is that a lack of sleep retards your "non-exercise associated thermogenesis" or NEAT. In other words, you may be so tired that you "fidget" less during the day! Not enough sleep associated with weight gain "Women who fail to get enough shut-eye each night risk gaining weight, a Cleveland-based researcher reported at a medical conference in San Diego today. In a long-term study of middle-aged women, those who slept 5 hours or less each night were 32 percent more likely to gain a significant amount of weight (adding 33 pounds or more) and 15 percent more likely to become obese during 16 years of follow-up…
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Ooops! Podcast Technical Problem

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I put out the link to the latest edition of the Traditional Naturopath Podcast, but we had a minor technical problem that has been resolved. It is NOW ready for you to listen! Thanks for your patience! The Traditional Naturopath Podcast - 7 - (08/19/06) Click on the "Play" button (the triangle pointing to the right) below to play it as Streaming Audio. Your browser does not support the audio element. Download MP3(Right-Click on the Link Above and Save) Show Notes: Update on Abraham Cherrix's court case to defend his freedom to choose a treatment for his cancer. A Traditional Chinese Medicine treatment is very effective against Diabetes, Berberine has amazing effects! Yellow "veggies" are good for your eyes! Chemotherapy side effects may be worse than first thought. Study: most…
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The Traditional Naturopath Podcast #7

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The Traditional Naturopath Podcast - 7 - (08/19/06) Click on the "Play" button (the triangle pointing to the right) below to play it as Streaming Audio. Your browser does not support the audio element. Download MP3(Right-Click on the Link Above and Save) Show Notes: Update on Abraham Cherrix's court case to defend his freedom to choose a treatment for his cancer. A Traditional Chinese Medicine treatment is very effective against Diabetes, Berberine has amazing effects! Yellow “veggies” are good for your eyes! Chemotherapy side effects may be worse than first thought. Study: most common Prostate Cancer treatments no better than doing nothing. Hospitals are a hot bed for drug resistant bacteria, BMI is a poor indicator for heart health in older patients.
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