The Importance of Healthy Bacteria in Nitric Oxide Production

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Doctors use this substance to treat angina and congestive heart failure, but you can get it simply by drinking this tasty juice. In its raw state, it can lower blood pressure by an average of 4 to 5 points within a few hours. Drinking 8 ounces a day lowered blood pressure even more than medications after just one week.

What Are the Health Benefits of Yams?

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A frequent debate is ongoing regarding whether yams are sweet potatoes and vice versa, but there’s actually a difference. While one has a slightly higher nutritional profile, both are extremely good for you. Fiber is one reason, as are vitamins and minerals, but yams have one powerful compound sweet potatoes don’t.

This Thyroid Condition Is a Top Public Health Issue

This Thyroid Condition Is a Top Public Health Issue
A healthy intake of iodine enables your thyroid gland to make hormones that influence your bone and brain development, metabolism and other vital functions. People living in developed countries are at risk of iodine deficiency, so be sure you’re consuming enough iodine-rich foods such as sea vegetables and raw, grass fed dairy products.

Weekly Health Quiz: Pesticides, Saffron and Sugar

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Take this week's quiz to see how well you remember what you read on Mercola.com last week.

Poisoning Our Children: The Parent's Guide to the Myths of Safe Pesticides

Poisoning Our Children: The Parent's Guide to the Myths of Safe Pesticides
Put another way, just one drop in a 20-mile long train carrying water snuffs out genetic hormonal signals and is linked to soaring rates of childhood malignancies and tumors. Yet hardly anyone recognizes this negative synergy. Plus a key way to protect precious young ones.

Bite Into These Berry Bomb Pops This Summer

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Keep cool this summer by making these berry bomb pops. Not only are they delicious and refreshing, but they're also made with nutritious, wholesome ingredients you'll absolutely love.

All You Need to Know About Ringworm

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Ringworm is a fungal infection that many people develop at one point in their lives. Pets and farm animals can get this disease as well. Learn how ringworm spreads and how you can treat it effectively to avoid spreading it to your loved ones.

Sugar Coated — How the Sugar Industry Managed to Dupe the World for Decades

Sugar Coated — How the Sugar Industry Managed to Dupe the World for Decades
These food purveyors love to assault you with deceptive studies. But if you eat what they serve, you should prepare for a radically shortened life, as it's linked to a 2 to 3 times heart disease death risk, plus uncontrollable cravings and more. Instead, embrace these 9 life-saving tips.

Calamity Jill: Off-Grid Living Inspiration

Calamity Jill: Off-Grid Living Inspiration
Living off-grid may be enticing as you’re faced with rising prices, pesticide-laden foods and nutrient-sparse eggs and dairy products. While Jill Redwood has made extreme choices, I’ll share how you can move toward an off-grid lifestyle.

What You Need to Know About Sassafras Tea

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Sassafras root has been the subject of numerous debates due to its alleged effects on the human body, not all of which are good. However, sassafras tea, if taken in moderation, may actually help alleviate numerous body conditions. Here's what you need to know before drinking this tea.
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