Month: July 2007

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The Starvation Diet

During WWII the US government wanted to find out what was the best way to treat their servicemen that were prisoners of war who experienced starvation. To accomplish this they recruited conscientious objectors and underfed them until they lost 20% of their weight. They then re-fed these men until they regained their original weight. What …

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Exercise And Survival

Over half a century ago a well-known researcher Hans Selye conducted an experiment to test the benefits of exercise in relationship to stress. In his experiment, he had 10 untrained rats, and 10 rats that were trained to use the treadmill. Both groups of rats were stressed by exposing them to light, noise, and shocks …

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Gunpowder

Homeopathic remedies (there are currently over 2,000 remedies) are made from a variety of substances from either the plant, animal, or mineral kingdom. Most of the original remedies that were proven in the days of Hahnemann came from substances that were used medicinally, like mercury, arsenic, and belladonna. Other unusual remedies like those made from …

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Can I Eat Vegetables?

Coumadin is used universally to prevent and treat venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism and to prevent complications after myocardial infarction. Patients who take Coumadin must have their blood tested for INR in order to maintain the proper level of anticoagulation. Often times physicians will tell their patients NOT to eat green leafy vegetables and olive …

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Teenage Acne

Treating acne in teenagers often requires a combination of approaches including homeopathy, specific vitamins and/or Chinese herbs, and avoidance of certain allergenic foods. One allergenic food that is quite common is milk. New research published in the Journal of the American academy of Dermatology explains the link between dairy consumption and acne in teenagers. Previous …

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