Black Raspberries May Help Fight Skin Allergies' Inflammation

Studies have shown that your diet — or more specifically, having a high intake of antioxidants in your diet — plays a major role in helping to prevent the development of allergic diseases and allergy responses. One study published in Clinical and Experimental Allergy in February 2017 found a significant inverse relationship between the total […]

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The Role of Metabolic Health in Better COVID-19 Outcomes

Return guest Dr. Paul Saladino is a board-certified psychiatrist and also board certified in nutrition. He wrote “The Carnivore Code,” which just came out in an updated second edition. In this interview, he discusses the impact metabolic health has on COVID-19 outcomes. He’s done a magnificent job explaining the science that supports the natural lifestyle […]

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Scientists Warn — Dangerous Chemical Found in Plastic

An estrogen-like compound widely used in plastic products is thought to be causing serious reproductive disorders, according to a statement by several dozen scientists, including four from federal health agencies. The compound, bisphenol A (BPA), is one of the most-produced chemicals in the world, and almost everyone has traces of it — or more — […]

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Puberty at 8? Girls' Earlier Puberty Puts Them at Higher Risk for Cancer

Girls in the United States are reaching puberty at very early ages, increasing their risk of breast cancer, social problems, and emotional problems. While the biological signs of female puberty — menstruation, breast development, and growth of pubic and underarm hair — typically occurred around 13 years of age or older just decades ago, today […]

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The Secret to Raising Smart Kids

More than three decades of scientific research suggests that repeatedly telling children that they are especially smart or talented leaves them vulnerable to failure, and fearful of challenges. Children raised this way develop an implicit belief that intelligence is innate and fixed, making striving to learn seem less important than seeming smart; challenges, mistakes, and […]

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The Terrible Truth About Plastic You Never Knew

As plastic ages or is exposed to heat or stress, it can release trace amounts of some of its ingredients. Of particular concern are bisphenol-a (BPA), used to strengthen some plastics, and phthalates, used to soften others. These chemicals are used in hundreds of household items; BPA is in everything from baby bottles to can […]

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Fluoride Exposure May Contribute to Early Puberty

By Dr. Mercola Up until the 1990s, no research had ever been conducted to determine the impact of fluoride on the pineal gland — a small gland located between the two hemispheres of the brain that regulates the production of the hormone melatonin. Melatonin is a hormone that helps regulate the onset of puberty and […]

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Flame Retardant Causes Altered Thyroid Hormone Levels

Pregnant women with higher blood levels of PBDEs, a common class of flame retardants, had altered thyroid hormone levels — a fact that could have implications for fetal health. PBDEs, or polybrominated diphenyl ethers, are organobromine compounds which are found in household items such as carpets, electronics and plastics. PBDEs can leach out into the […]

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