Mercury

Food Safety Tips

…that’s not in season, buy it frozen. * Avoid large predatory fish. The leading source of mercury exposure in this country is the methylmercury found in seafood. Methylmercury is formed when environmental mercury makes its way into our oceans, lakes, rivers, and soils, where microorganisms transform it…

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Fridays and Fish: What You Need to Know

…Friday night dinners. Unfortunately, that often means eating artery clogging breaded, or fried, fish—and fish that contains dangerous levels of mercury. A better choice is what we do at our house—eat coldwater fish. It is an excellent source of protein and, more importantly, omega-3 fatty acids.…

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Healthy Diet Plan: Making Salads Interesting

…green apple * Chickpeas * Avocado slices * Tangerine slices * Diced mango * Sliced strawberries Add one of these: * Fresh caught cooked salmon * Low-mercury tuna * Diced baked chicken or roasted turkey * Steamed shrimp Top with one of these: * Olive oil and vinegar * Light salad dressing * Salsa * Easy…

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Know Your Prostate Cancer Treatment Options

…(diets high in these types of fat have been shown to stimulate cancer growth). * Boost your intake of cold-water fish such as wild caught salmon, mercury-free tuna and mackerel. Cold-water fish are nature's most abundant source of the omega-3 essential fatty acids that protect against prostate cancer…

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Nutrient Spotlight: 3 Primary Antioxidants

…pathogens. Vitamin C helps form collagen, which strengthens cartilage and connective tissue, and helps remove heavy metals such as lead, arsenic, and mercury from your body. This vitamin also helps prevent arteriosclerosis, varicose veins, and bleeding gums, and inhibits oxidation of LDL cholesterol. Vitamin…

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Homeopathic Remedies: Do They Work?

…latter half of the 19th century. Whereas allopathic (conventional) doctors subjected their patients to bloodletting and leeches and dosed them with a mercury-laden purge, homeopathy was the choice of the elite. The advent of “scientific” medicine in the early 1900s overshadowed homeopathy, but the recent…

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Simple Thyroid Testing You Can Do at Home

…yourself by measuring your basal body temperature. Just leave a regular thermometer within easy reach before you go to bed and, if it’s the old mercury type, shake it down below 96 degrees. Immediately upon awakening in the morning—before you’ve moved at all—place the thermometer in your armpit…

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5 Spring Health Tips

…in antioxidants, and supplements that enhance liver health. That said, fasting and physician-administered therapies like chelation to remove lead, mercury, and other heavy metals also have proven benefits for detoxification, particularly if your toxic burden is high. So if you truly want to “spring…

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Benefits of Krill Oil

…are so small, reside lower in the food chain, and are harvested primarily from the Antarctic Ocean, you don’t have worry about contamination from mercury and other toxins. In case you still aren’t convinced of the benefits of krill oil, here’s another example of how it can improve your health. Inflammation…

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