General Health Blogs

Help for Hair Loss

Help for Hair Loss

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Last Reviewed 09/05/2014

Discover the safe, effective, and natural therapies that Dr. Whitaker recommends for preventing and treating hair loss in both women and men.

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Say Goodbye to Sciatica

Say Goodbye to Sciatica

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Last Reviewed 05/23/2014

Learn about sciatica treatments that Dr. Whitaker suggests for not only easing symptoms of sciatica but for putting your body on the fast track to recovery.

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Filed Under: General Health

Food Safety Tips

Food Safety Tips

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Last Reviewed 03/18/2014

Discover and follow some simple food safety tips from Dr. Julian Whitaker to ensure you get the most benefit from your diet.

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Another Reason to Avoid Sodas

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Last Reviewed 02/21/2014

Most people know it’s best to avoid sodas because of the sugar and artificial sweeteners they contain. But another dangerous ingredient lurks in soft drinks.

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Filed Under: Diet

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3 Healing Herbs

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

While there are many healing herbs that I recommend for their powerful effects on health and well-being, here are the benefits of three specific ones.

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Filed Under: Nutritional Support

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Hope for Hepatitis C

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Sadly, most people with hepatitis C are told that even with treatment they will eventually need a liver transplant. This couldn't be further from the truth.

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IV Vitamin C Kills Cancer Cells

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Most people know that vitamin C is a potent antioxidant that has the power to boost immune function. But when administered in very high doses by intravenous infusions, vitamin C can kill cancer cells.

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Filed Under: Clinical Therapies

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The Power of Pumpkin

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Pumpkins have been used as food for at least 14,000 years, and the seeds have a host of medicinal benefits since they are a great source of key vitamins and minerals.

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Filed Under: Bone & Joint Health

Follow a Fructose-Free Diet

Follow a Fructose-Free Diet

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Last Reviewed 02/16/2014

Discover how a fructose-free diet, as suggested by Dr. Whitaker, could help you avoid serious health conditions, including Alzheimer’s, cataracts and diabetes.

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Filed Under: Blood Sugar

The Causes of Chronic Cough

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Last Reviewed 02/16/2014

Learn the various causes of chronic cough, which often goes beyond a respiratory issue, and how you can effectively treat this condition with natural therapies.

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Filed Under: General Health

Can Blueberries Make You Steadier on Your Feet?

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Blueberries protect your vision, keep your memory sharp and, now, help prevent falls, according to a new study. Resveratrol may be the key. Learn more about the blueberry's latest super health-protecting feat.
 

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Filed Under: Diet

The Healing Power of Pepper

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Pepper can add lots of flavor to your food. But did you know that it has the power to heal, too? You may want to sprinkle more on when you learn more about this antioxidant powerhouse.

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How to Get the Most Out of the Summer Sun

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Last Reviewed 06/05/2014

It's healthy to get a little sun. It's your best source of vitamin D, also known as the "sunshine vitamin." But too much definitely has a downside. Find out how to get the best of the sun without the harmful side effects.

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The Best Foods for Health

The Best Foods for Health

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Last Reviewed 06/09/2014

Find out Dr. Julian Whitaker’s top 10 tips for incorporating the best foods for health into your daily diet, including vegetables, seafood and even alcohol.

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Four Easy Ways to Add More Vegetables to Your Diet

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

The produce aisle of the supermarket is filled with health-boosting vegetables, most of which are rich in fiber, protective antioxidants, and vitamins. Here are four easy, healthy ways to add more vegetables to your diet.

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Filed Under: Diet

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Spring Cleaning for Your Body

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

As we age, our bodies don’t rid toxins from our bodies as efficiently as they used to. Accumulated toxins can cause fatigue, aches and pains, difficulty concentrating, and more. Here's how you can support your body's natural systems for eliminating toxins.

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Fridays and Fish: What You Need to Know

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Over 4,500 studies have documented the remarkable benefits of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), found in the oils of the fatty fish that inhabit the cold waters of Alaska, Norway, and other areas.

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Filed Under: Diet

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10 Easy Prevention Tips That Can Keep You Healthy

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Doctors and pharmaceutical companies would like you to believe that shelling out your hard-earned cash for their services and solutions is the best way to stay healthy. But when it comes right down to it, it’s the little changes you make in your daily life that have the real power to keep you healthy.

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5 Ways to Prevent Falls

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Last Reviewed 09/24/2014

Falls are the leading cause of brain trauma and the number one cause of fractures among older people—upwards of 500,000 per year. Here are five steps to help prevent this from happening to you.

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How to Quit Smoking Naturally

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Last Reviewed 03/28/2014

Learn more about the health benefits from when you quit smoking naturally, and the supplement that Dr. Julian Whitaker suggests to help you through nicotine cravings.

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Filed Under: General Health

How to Overcome Stress

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Last Reviewed 04/17/2014

Discover Dr. Julian Whitaker’s top five recommendations for how to overcome stress with natural and effective lifestyle, supplement and dietary changes.

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Celebrating Our Freedom

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Even with all of the ups and downs we’ve experienced as a country, let’s remember that we enjoy tremendous freedoms. July 4th is our opportunity to appreciate the USA, the freedom for which it stands, and the courage of our forefathers to fight for independence.

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FRIDAY FUN: Independence Day Scavenger

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

There’s quite a bit of advice on my blog that can make your holiday celebration safer, healthier, and more enjoyable. On every post that would help to make your weekend celebration more enjoyable there’s a letter at the bottom.  Find all 10 letters, unscramble them to make a holiday-related word, and then post your answer in the comments.

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Are You Grilling Up More Than You Bargained For?

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Last Reviewed 06/16/2014

If barbecues are a summertime ritual for your family, consider this: Your meals may increase your risk of cancer.On Wednesday, I’ll be sharing an easy, delicious recipe you can try on the grill—so check back then!

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Filed Under: Diet

Preventing Migraines

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Last Reviewed 04/21/2014

Learn more about the four methods of preventing migraines recommended by Dr. Julian Whitaker, and how these natural, effective therapies can work for you.

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The Health Benefits of Walking

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Last Reviewed 06/29/2014

Discover from Dr. Whitaker the innumerable health benefits of walking, including bone and heart strengthening, mood and sleep improvement, and lower blood sugar and triglycerides.

 

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Filed Under: Exercise

Diabetes Tip: Get Wet!

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Water supports your weight so your joints don’t take the pounding they receive when you exercise on land, making it ideal for people with arthritis or musculoskeletal injuries. In addition, you can swim or exercise in water regardless of your age or physical condition.

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Glycemic Index vs. Glycemic Load

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

When it comes to supporting healthy blood sugar levels, the first thing you need to become aware of is how quickly your body breaks down certain foods into glucose. Here's how to do that.

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Filed Under: Diabetes

Success Stories From Health & Healing Subscribers

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

More than 15 years ago, James B. of Wisconsin weighed 327 pounds. He drank too much, was completely inactive, developed diabetes, and had to take medication to control it. Then he started reading Health & Healingand decided to make some changes in his life.

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Healthy Tips for Dining Out

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Going out to eat can be a real treat. You don’t have to cook, you can opt for dishes you wouldn’t normally make at home, and it’s nice to get out every now and again. But if you’re not careful, you may be getting a whole lot more than you bargained for.

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Filed Under: Diet

The Value of Strength Training

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Last Reviewed 04/18/2014

Strength training can provide many of the same benefits as aerobic exercise, including improved cholesterol levels and enhanced cardiovascular fitness. 

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Filed Under: Exercise

Enjoy Healthy Carbs

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Foods with a high glycemic index enter the bloodstream quickly, prompting a rapid rise in blood sugar followed by an equally dramatic drop a few hours later. Fueling your body with these quick-burning carbohydrates can leave you feeling tired, hungry, and irritable.

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