April 2004 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Flouride in green tea

Is there something toxic in your green tea?

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Bottled water

There was a time when the word “pure” meant something. But these days “pure” is often pure hogwash.

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C-reactive protein

Beyond being a reliable indication that the body is experiencing some type of crisis, elevated CRP has been shown to be an aggravating factor in creating blood clots that commonly lead to stroke, heart attack and other cardiovascular events.

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Dangers of aspartame

Of course, you could make a case that virtually all soft drinks contain toxins. But there’s one particular toxin that prompted this e-mail from an HSI member named Imelda: “I would love to see you write your views on aspartame.”

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Benefits of fiber intake

A recent study shows that men whose fiber intake comes mostly from vegetables may have greater protection from prostate cancer than those who get their fiber from other sources.

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Gluten and celiac disease

In last Friday's e-Alert I told you about a thread on the HSI Forum that carries a discussion about how to manage triglyceride levels; one of the primary markers that indicates risk of heart attack and arteriosclerosis.

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Cash only payment plan for doctors

The next revolution in healthcare may seem like a return to a simpler time. Remember cash? People used to use it instead of plastic. And doctors used to accept it instead of insurance plans. Now something is afoot that might change medical care as we know it. According to a recent Associated Press (AP) report, […]

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