Intestinal Enzyme Helps Maintain Population of Beneficial Bacteria
to Science Daily, an enzyme that keeps intestinal bacteria out of the
bloodstream may also play an important role in maintaining the normal
microbial population of the gastrointestinal system. Since the loss of
beneficial bacteria that usually results from antibiotic therapy can
sometimes lead to serious health problems, a treatment that maintains
microbial levels could have significant benefits.
mouse studies confirmed that giving this enzyme by mouth keeps the gut
healthy, in terms of the microbes that usually live there,"
says Richard Hodin, MD, of the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)
Department of Surgery, senior author of the report in the November issue
of the journal Gut. "This could prevent infection with dangerous bacteria like...Read more
Acupuncture Really Works...Back Pain, Arthritis, Headaches & More
BottomLineSecrets.com reports that studies show conclusively that acupuncture works for
certain health conditions--but no one knows exactly why.
Oriental perspective says that a flow of life energy in our bodies
(called qi in Chinese medicine) moves through channels, or meridians,
maintaining health. Along these meridians are acupoints. When acupoints
are stimulated by very thin needles (which usually cause very little
discomfort), the flow of qi is balanced and strengthened, preventing and
relieving health problems
Here are problems that acupuncture has consistently been shown to help...Read more
EMFs & Acupuncture Meridian Research
emitted from cell phones exposes the users brain (and pineal gland) to
high levels of potentially dangerous EMFs, as well as exposing others
who may be sitting a few feet away during transmission.
research links long-term exposure to harmful electromagnetic radiation
with chronic disease as well as cancer. This is not just from cellular
phones (and the towers), but from electrical cords and electronic
devices, TVs, computers, car engines, cordless phones, AC circuits,
pagers, and watches.
Harmful electromagnetic frequencies are a slow drain on the healing power and regenerative capacities in the body.
example, the battery used in the operation of a wristwatch has been
shown to weaken the meridians which run through the wrist, such as
heart, lung, large intestine, small intestine, and hormone meridians...Read more
Did You Know???
Acupuncture provides better headache relief than medication.
finding: 62% of headache sufferers felt less pain after
acupuncture...only 45% had less pain after taking medication such as
aspirin, Advil or Vicodin.
Adding vinegar to a meal slows the glycemic response.
glycemic response, which is the rate at which carbohydrates are
absorbed into the bloodstream, is slowed by 20% when vinegar is added to
The acetic acid in vinegar seems to slow the emptying of the stomach,
which reduces risk for hyperglycemia (high blood sugar), a risk factor
for heart disease, and helps people with type 2 diabetes manage their
Ways to add vinegar to meals:
Use malt vinegar on thick-cut oven fries
Marinate sliced tomatoes and onions in red-wine vinegar before adding the vegetables to a sandwich
Mix two parts red wine vinegar with one part olive oil and use two tablespoons on a green salad.
Combining vaccinations increases risk for fever-related seizures in toddlers.
measles, mumps and rubella (MMR), and chicken pox vaccines often are
administered in a four-in-one combination shot called ProQuad.
Children ages one to two who receive the ProQuad shot are twice as
likely to suffer seizures within seven to 10 days after the injection
than children who receive separate MMR and chicken pox vaccines.
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