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How exercise treats depression

This post was originally published on this site In this short video, Rhonda Patrick, Ph.D., a biomedical scientist and researcher with the Salk Institute for Biological Sciences in La Jolla, California, discusses the science behind the mood-lifting effects of exercise.1… Continue Reading →

Do optimistic people sleep better?

This post was originally published on this siteOptimism is associated with greater physical and mental health, and one reason why could be linked to its role in promoting better sleep. In a study of 3,548 people, those who were the… Continue Reading →

Fingerroot: A flavorful spice bursting with benefits

This post was originally published on this site Table of Contents What is fingerroot? Health benefits of fingerroot Culinary uses of fingerroot Components of fingerroot What can fingerroot essential oil do? What do studies say about fingerroot? How is fingerroot… Continue Reading →

Corrupted data on gene therapy approved to treat babies

This post was originally published on this siteThe exposure of medical fraud is not new. In the past, drugs have been brought to market before clinical trials revealed a deadly list of side effects, including heart attacks and deaths, as… Continue Reading →

Warning: Biodegradable bowls contain toxic chemicals

This post was originally published on this site Per- and polyfluoroalykyl substances1,2 (PFAS) are widely used chemicals that make products water-, oil-, grease- and stain-resistant. Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) are associated with a wide array of health… Continue Reading →

The second silent spring has sprung

This post was originally published on this siteThe renowned biologist, writer and ecologist Rachel Carson called for humanity’s responsible action as stewards of the earth, warning that the federal government was part of a problem that may lead to environmental… Continue Reading →

Why swimming in lakes will soon be banned

This post was originally published on this site It could soon be declared unsafe to swim in lakes, due to the presence of microcystins and other toxins that can be found in algae blooms. Microsystins are nerve toxins produced by… Continue Reading →

Home Depot and Lowes sued over Roundup

This post was originally published on this sitePesticide and pharmaceutical giant Bayer is facing approximately 18,400 U.S. lawsuits from individuals alleging that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup herbicide, caused them to develop cancer.1 The retail giants Home Depot and… Continue Reading →

Monsanto hit list exposed

This post was originally published on this site In what Democracy Now!1 refers to as an “explosive report” by The Guardian,2 documents obtained during the discovery process of lawsuits against Monsanto reveal the company has been engaged in a coordinated… Continue Reading →

Buyer beware — Many fish oils are synthetic

This post was originally published on this siteAs you probably know, fish oil has long been touted as an excellent source of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), two marine-based omega-3 fats that are important for brain and heart… Continue Reading →

Weekly health quiz: Sleep, autophagy and privacy

This post was originally published on this site 1 For how many years has Mercola.com offered free health information to the public on the internet? 13 years 16 years 22 years After starting a website to share the latest natural… Continue Reading →

Dietary intake of vitamin A may prevent skin malignancy

This post was originally published on this siteYour diet has a significant impact on the health of your skin. When it comes to wellness, beauty is more than skin deep. As a general rule, diets that include lots of fresh… Continue Reading →

Why you should mix coffee into your cream

This post was originally published on this site Coffee is one of the most popular beverages in the world. Statistics show that more than half the population in the U.S. drink coffee on a daily basis. Further, those individuals drink… Continue Reading →

Must-read destinations for optimizing your health

This post was originally published on this siteMore than half the U.S. population is struggling with chronic illness,1 and 1 in 5 deaths is obesity related.2 We have overwhelming rates of heart disease, cancer and Alzheimer’s, and future projections only… Continue Reading →

Game Changer of the Year: Barbara Loe Fisher

This post was originally published on this site Each year during the anniversary week of Mercola.com, we recognize a Game Changer, someone whose work stands as a great service to humanity by making a significant contribution to improving people’s health…. Continue Reading →

A day in the life of Dr. Mercola

This post was originally published on this site This week, Mercola.com celebrates its 22nd anniversary. I launched the first, much smaller version of this website in 1997 to share the latest developments in natural health with the world. Thanks to health-conscious… Continue Reading →

Try Mercola’s savory top recipes and eat your way to health

This post was originally published on this siteNowadays, when you make a determination to eat healthier to maintain or regain your health, or to lose weight and prevent obesity, there are more options at your local supermarket than there were… Continue Reading →

Dr. Mercola’s guide to fitness

This post was originally published on this siteYou know exercise is good, but did you know how many ways it benefits your body? If you are like many, you spend the majority of your time indoors,1 being sedentary.2 And, you… Continue Reading →

This Improves Your Brain, Muscles, Lungs, Heart and More

This post was originally published on this siteCongratulations on making the commitment for achieving optimal health. I believe that exercise is a powerful tool that greatly influences your ability to be fully healthy. It also puts you above the majority… Continue Reading →

EFT for gratitude

This post was originally published on this site Nurturing an attitude of gratitude is a simple way to bring more joy, well-being and even physical health to your life. From being thankful to appreciating kindnesses and recognizing all the good… Continue Reading →

Let’s all be grateful

This post was originally published on this site While a healthy lifestyle can include many different things, perhaps one of the most overlooked is purposely adopting an attitude of gratitude. There’s an awful lot of stress and unhappiness in the… Continue Reading →

Jeff Bezos’ Washington Post hit piece on Mercola.com

This post was originally published on this siteAugust 9, 2019, I was contacted by Washington Post reporter Lena H. Sun. She requested an interview, which I had to decline due to travel and speaking engagements. Instead, I asked her to… Continue Reading →

Our health partners team up to protect your health

This post was originally published on this siteIn the business world, partnerships may well be the cornerstone or foundation of success. The old saying, “two heads are better than one,” means two people may creatively solve a problem more quickly… Continue Reading →

How to continue to receive your Mercola subscription

This post was originally published on this siteI’ve announced that I’m leaving Facebook, even though I have 1.8 million people who have been depending on this avenue to learn about the latest health news and information straight from me. The… Continue Reading →

Mercola.com leaves Facebook today

This post was originally published on this site As you probably know, Facebook has promised to combat “fake news” on its platform, but its censorship doesn’t end at blatantly fake news articles — far from it. Information that is unfavorable… Continue Reading →

22 health tips to celebrate 22 years of Mercola.com

This post was originally published on this siteTo help commemorate 22 years of offering the most up-to-date health information available, I’ll review 22 currently top trending health topics based on our internal search results. For each topic, you’ll find a… Continue Reading →

Weekly health quiz: Apples, privacy and the moon

This post was originally published on this site 1 The following component of apples contain the highest amounts of beneficial bacteria (probiotics): The flesh The peel The stem The core Recent research shows the core of the apple contains a… Continue Reading →

Most popular articles of 2019

This post was originally published on this siteDuring the past 22 years of providing the latest research and information to help you make informed decisions regarding your health, it’s been interesting to see the trends and developments in medicine, science… Continue Reading →

Vitiligo: An introduction

This post was originally published on this siteVitiligo is a skin condition that has been around for centuries and has been documented in various historical accounts. The clear cause for vitiligo has not yet been pinpointed because of varying external… Continue Reading →

The longevity paradox: How to die young at a ripe old age

This post was originally published on this site In this interview, Dr. Steven Gundry, medical director for International Heart & Lung Institute and director for Center for Restorative Medicine, reviews some of the concepts covered in his book “The Longevity… Continue Reading →

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