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  Do mobile phones cause cancer? Current research has found that long-term use of both mobile and cordless phones is associated with an increased risk for glioma, the most common type of brain tumor. A new study shows that the risk for glioma was tripled among those using a wireless phone for more than 25 years and that the risk …

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Are Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and Your Gut Biome the Reasons Why You are Fat?

              About  35 percent of American adults battle with obesity. When we think of getting fat, most of us blame the conventional calories in/calories out theory. If you have tried to lose weight by manipulating  the above equation but have failed,  you might want to consider two other factors: Your gut biome Endocrine Disrupting …

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Tips for Preventing (and Shortening) Colds and the Flu

  Cold and flu season is here. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to help make it through. This week’s blog gives you some tips for supercharging your immune system and boosting your resilience. Conventional approaches to colds and the flu include over the counter medications, such as: antihistamines, decongestants, and NSAIDs. These can suppress some of the …

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The Power of Protein

  There are many myths and misconceptions regarding optimum protein intake and the effects of protein on body composition, performance, recovery and metabolism.   The International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) developed a position on protein and exercise. The following is a summary of some of the research from leaders in the field of sports nutrition.   Key points: Research …

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