Vitamin D Supplementation Cuts Your Flu Risk by 50%!

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A new article from Dr. Mercola points out another excellent benefit of Vitamin D supplementation! The Vitamin Which Can Cut Your Flu Risk Nearly in Half "According to the findings from a 2010 study that didn't get any widespread attention, vitamin D is a highly effective way to avoid influenza. In fact, children taking low doses of Vitamin D3 were shown to be 42 percent less likely to come down with the flu. The randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled study included 430 children aged 6-15, who were followed between December 2008 and March 2009. Half were given 1,200 IU's of vitamin D3 daily, while the other half received a placebo. Influenza strains were determined through lab testing of nose and throat swabs. Eighteen of the children taking vitamin D contracted influenza…
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The Benefits of Coconut Oil!

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Ah, the benefits of just good, natural foods! They can't be beat! This is why I encourage you to get all the information that you can on the benefits of natural, healthy foods! Coconut Oil Health Benefits "There is no better source of saturated fat than coconut oil. Unlike other saturated fats, it contains medium-chain fatty acids (MCFA’s). Other sources of saturated fat contain long-chain fatty acids. Some of the benefits of consuming MCFA’s include weight loss, decreased risk of heart disease and lower LDL cholesterol levels. One outstanding benefit of consuming medium chain fatty acids is increased metabolism and energy through immediate burning of the fat. Long chain fatty acids found in other sources of saturated fat, store the fat around the thighs, buttocks and waist. There is a…
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Traditional Naturopath Podcast #54

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The Traditional Naturopath Podcast - 54 - (12/03/11) 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: Antibiotics come with side effects, the effort by 'Big Pharma' to stop the use of herbs and supplements, your daily coffee habit protects against cancer and other diseases, and Green Tea supplements prove to be MUCH better than a flu vaccine!
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