January 2007 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Antibiotics For The Flu?

Everyone in the medical profession knows the problem with antibiotics. The excessive overuse of these drugs has prompted bacteria to quickly adapt and become much more resistant to even the most powerful antibiotics.

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Herbal Remedies to Control Blood Sugar

What do banaba leaf extract, bitter melon, and nopal cactus have in common? Each of these botanicals has been shown to help control blood sugar levels.

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Chlorine and Tap Water

An HSI member named Mary asks: “I read your article on chlorine and have a concern. I do water aerobics 3x a week for an hour. If a 10 minute shower is bad, what can that be doing?”

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Evaluating Multivitamins

When choosing a multivitamin, don’t forget to look for one that has plenty of key vitamins and minerals, and, of course, is shaped like a favorite cartoon character.

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Need a Lift?

If you know someone who’s struggling with cancer, one of the best gifts you could possibly give her is a tip on how she might overcome fatigue. Here’s the tip: L-carnitine.

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More Health Benefits of Olive Oil

Olive oil intake can lower systolic blood pressure, according to a study I told you about in the e-Alert “Big & Tall” (9/15/07). This is just the latest of many studies that have shown olive oil consumption to be beneficial to cardiovascular health.

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Rags to Riches

Poverty of the bone – that’s the literal translation of “osteopenia,” which combines the Latin word for bone (osteo), and the Greek word for poverty (penia).

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