June 2004 - Page 2 of 5 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Preventing colon cancer

Now a new calcium study is even more specific and more promising. The question is: Are you getting enough of this mineral – in the right forms – to provide adequate protection for yourself?

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Recommendation for folate

To address high homocysteine, I told you that Dr. Spreen suggests taking 1.6 grams of folate daily. That should have been 1.6 MILLIGRAMS (mg) per day.

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Benefits of sage

In the 17th century, noted herbalist Nicholas Culpeper wrote that the herb sage could “heal” the memory, while, “warming and quickening the senses.”

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Good carbs versus bad carbs

Before you shout, “Jenny! Enough already with the low carbs!” let me just say that the information I have for you today isn’t about low-carb diets, per se; it’s about recognizing the difference between good carbs and bad carbs.

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Dangers of high fructose corn syrup

I just read a new study that reveals how moderate consumption of soft drinks may have a profound impact on hormonal balance, hunger, calorie intake, obesity and the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

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Health benefits of CLA

Some people exercise regularly and eat a balanced diet, and yet still have trouble getting rid of body fat. Turns out that a little help from a fatty acid supplement may be all they need to help take care of the fat.

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Autism and vaccines

There are few things that make me angrier than hearing completely misguided health information broadcast to an audience of millions. And it makes me even angrier when I’m in my car and it comes over my radio. The result: radio road rage.

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