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Break those unhealthy eating habits

The Constipation Movie. Why not make today the day you break those unhealthy habits? As we hunker down at home, waiting for the world to reopen, we are all finding different ways to pass the time. Some of us are spending our days helping our kids with schoolwork, others are catching up on projects that have been waiting in the wings...

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Feeding or fighting cancer

Weeds. They grow quickly and uncontrollably. They spread invasively. They take over your lawn and are difficult to eradicate. That’s why cancer reminds me of weeds. Whether cancers or weeds will grow or shrink depends simply on one thing: the balance between growth forces and death forces. For example, spraying weeds with Miracle-Gro...

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The slow metabolism myth

It’s the number one excuse people give for being overweight: “I have a slow metabolism.”And it’s a lie. There are many reasons why people gain excess weight, but unless you have an underactive thyroid that you are refusing to treat, having a slow metabolism isn’t one of them. In fact, many people are surprised to learn that...

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Reverse diabetes with carbs

I know what you’re thinking. Of course you can’t reverse diabetes with carbs. Everyone knows that diabetics need to avoid carbs to prevent their blood sugar from spiking. Well, that’s not quite the whole story. If we compare diabetes to a clogged sink that is overflowing with water, cutting carbs is like turning off the faucet. This...

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Medications don’t always cure what ails you

Your bathroom sink is clogged and the faucet is running. You soon notice that water begins to overflow and spill onto the floor, so you call the plumber. After discussing the problem with you for 20 minutes, he recommends you place paper towels on the floor every day to mop up the mess. Two weeks later, you follow up with the plumber and...

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