270 posts by Dr. Mercola

This article is shared with permission from our friends at Dr.Mercola. It’s estimated that close to 300 million tons of plastic are produced every year, more than half of which is for single-use products. Those discarded plastic bottles, bags, straws and other plastic waste end up largely in our oceans,…

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This article is shared with permission from our friends at Dr.Mercola. With a Monday closing set for Amazon to take over Whole Foods, the online product giant has announced that its first move will be to lower Whole Foods prices on select organic foods. According to CNN Money, organic avocados, brown…

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This article is shared with permission from our friends at Dr. Mercola. As regular readers of my newsletter know, I’m always on the lookout for “innovations” in processed pet food so I can give a heads-up to well-intentioned but thoroughly confused pet parents who are genuinely trying to feed their animal companions…

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This article is shared with permission from our friends at Dr. Mercola. Mounting research shows there’s a compelling link between a particular kind of protein and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Lou Gehrig’s disease. What’s so intriguing about that is this protein, called TDP-43, behaves like toxic and…

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This article is shared with permission from our friends at Dr. Mercola. Millions of tons of titanium dioxide are produced globally each year. It adds whiteness and brightness to products and also helps them resist discoloration. Titanium dioxide also reflects ultraviolet (UV) light, which is why it’s often used as…

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Nicolas Daniel’s documentary “Fillet-Oh-Fish” takes a critical look at the fish industry, featuring exclusive footage from fish farms and factories across the globe. Many still have a rather romanticized view of fishing, but when it comes to large-scale food production, the picture is actually rather grim. Today’s fisheries are faced…

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This article is republished and modified with permission from Dr. Mercola at www.mercola.com No doubt, you’ve seen them — lists touting the amazing curative power of apple cider vinegar for an amazing number of ills. “ACV” (as it’s sometimes referred to in studies) has been praised for its ability to balance…

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Beets and raw beet juice are typically recommended in limited amounts due to high sugar content. However, when fermented, beets may be among the healthiest vegetables out there, as most of the sugar is then gobbled up by beneficial bacteria during the fermentation process while leaving other health-boosting ingredients intact….

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By Dr. Mercola Vitamin D is a steroid hormone that influences virtually every cell in your body, which is why maintaining a healthy level is so important. Low vitamin D levels are widely known to harm your bones, leading them to become thin, brittle, soft or misshapen. But vitamin D…

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Medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) have become increasingly popular as people are learning more about the health benefits of nutritional ketosis, which is achieved by replacing net carbohydrates (total carbs minus fiber) with high amounts of healthy fats and moderate amounts of high quality protein. Some of the health benefits of coconut…

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