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Alternative Care

Posted on November 13, 2017

I read an eye opening article written by a woman who is a cancer survivor.  Her story was uplifting and proves to me that alternative medicine is the perfect alternative to the immune destroying chemo treatments. The lady in the article was told by her doctor that there was nothing further he could do for […]

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Treating Pain Without Drugs

Posted on November 10, 2017

The United States released a federal report revealing that more than 54% of adults had some type of musculoskeletal pain disorder such as back, joint or neck pain in 2012. This is a leading cause of disability and major contributor to health care expenses and disability compensation, and a significant price Americans pay for pain. […]

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Sugar Has Many Names

Posted on November 9, 2017

Sugar is supplied to our bodies from natural sources in our fruits and vegetables. Combining this with additional fiber, vitamins and minerals, natural sugar is processed slightly differently than the refined white sugar, or sugar by other names, to disguise sugar in your food. It’s difficult to avoid those foods that are laced with sugar, […]

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Increase Vitamin E

Posted on November 8, 2017

How about tossing in some whole eggs to a colorful salad? According to research from Purdue University this will boost the amount of Vitamin E . Vitamin E is the second-most under consumed nutrient in the average American diet. This is problematic because this fat-soluble nutrient has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, according to Wayne Campbell, […]

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Craving Ice, an Iron Deficiency?

Posted on November 7, 2017

We all crave that cold, refreshing ice on a hot summer day to relieve the heat, but if you are craving it frequently, there just might be something more it’s telling you. The craving to eat something non-nutritional is called pica, and chewing ice is a symptom of this. Most often pica is seen in […]

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Castor Oil Benefits

Posted on November 6, 2017

The castor oil seed has a very unique chemical composition.  The seed plant is native to India and 90% of its composition is ricinolete acid.  This is a fatty acid that is thought to be responsible for castor oil’s healing properties.  In Ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, China, Persia and 17th Century Europe and the Americas, […]

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Five Ways to Feel Happier

Posted on October 30, 2017

Being happy usually identifies with finding contentment, satisfaction, a feeling of joy, or a silver lining indicating that your life has meaning. But lately, it seems as if everywhere we look, people are overwhelmed by the handful of problems associated with life. Many reach a breaking point and sink into depression — a mental health […]

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Butter Yellow, Milk White

Butter Yellow, Milk White?

Posted on October 24, 2017

Why would butter end up yellow in color when the beginning product of milk is white? The cows eat grass and flowers, which contain the yellow pigment beta-carotene, and then store the pigments in their fat. Therefore, the cream, butter and other diary foods from cows contain the fat containing the beta-carotene as well as […]

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CANCER FIGHTING PINEAPPLE ENZYME

Cancer Fighting Pineapple Enzyme

Posted on October 23, 2017

Relying on chemotherapy, conventional cancer treatment has proven a dismal failure in the United States. Chemotherapy is extremely toxic and works against your body’s natural ability to fight cancer by destroying host immunity instead of supporting it. Healthy cells throughout your body are destroyed right along with the cancer cells that often lead to faster […]

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Cancer Patients Fare Poorly After Surgery

Cancer Patients Fare Poorly After Surgery

Posted on October 20, 2017

UC Davis researchers are urging end-of- life patients to discuss their conditions prior to consenting to surgery. Those who have advanced cancer and undergo surgery are far more likely to endure long hospital stays and readmissions, referrals to extended care facilities and death. A study that was published in PLOS One highlights the dilemma that […]

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Dr. Fredda Branyon