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The Simple, Non-Drug Fix for Constipation

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Gut Health, Weight Loss by Garry Messick1 Comment

For the vast majority of human evolution, humans did not use toilets. When they felt the urge, they left their shelter and simply squatted outside to do their business.

Scientists at Ohio State say the human digestive system is designed to have bowel movements while in a squatting position. But today, when we use toilets, we are more upright, in a sitting position.

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The Lifesaving Food 90% of Us Don’t Eat Enough Of

In All Health Watch, Diabetes, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, General Health by Garry Messick0 Comments

Heart disease and cancer are the two biggest killers in America. They cause more than 46% of all deaths in the U.S.[i]

But a new study shows that one type of food dramatically cuts the risk of both lethal conditions while also protecting against other major killers such as stroke and diabetes.

The meta-analysis was published in the journal The Lancet.

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Study: This Food Additive Stops You From Exercising

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise by Garry Messick0 Comments

Did you ever have one of those days when you just didn’t feel like moving?

It’s not that you were sick…or didn’t get enough sleep…or were depressed. But for some reason you just couldn’t get motivated.

Going to the gym was out of the question.

A new study shows that a common food additive may be to blame for your lack of get-up-and-go.

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One Nutrient Protects You (and Your Grandchildren) From Alzheimer’s

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Cognitive Health, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article by Garry Messick0 Comments

Watching a parent or grandparent suffer with Alzheimer’s is not only sad…it’s terrifying. That’s because you may be looking at your future.

Alzheimer’s can run in families. So if a relative has it, the chances are greater that dementia is in your future as well.

But now new research shows there may be a way to stop Alzheimer’s from being passed from one generation to the next.

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One Egg a Day Fights Diabetes

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For decades, mainstream doctors told us we should avoid eggs. They warned that the cholesterol in eggs would clog our arteries, which could trigger a heart attack.

Researchers have now discovered this is nonsense.

Eggs are a rich source of bioactive compounds that have a wide range of beneficial effects on health. And it turns out that dietary cholesterol does not clog arteries.

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The Ancient Aztec Secret to Lower Blood Pressure

In All Health Watch, Blood Pressure, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Disease by Garry Messick0 Comments

Aztec warriors were known for their bravery, fierceness, and fighting skills. But the people of ancient Mexico prized one quality in their warriors above all others…

Speed.

Not only were fast runners superior fighters, but to maintain their vast empire, the Aztecs needed fast runners to carry messages from one village to another. Running was considered so important that one of the Aztec gods is named Paina, which means “runner.”[1]

In letters to the Spanish crown, Cortez reported that teams of Aztec relay runners could carry information 260 miles in less than a day.

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