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Barbara Minton

Barbara is a school psychologist and the author of Dividend Capture, a book on personal finance. She is a breast cancer survivor using bioidentical hormone therapy, and a passionate advocate of natural health with hundreds of articles on many aspects of health and wellness. She is the editor and publisher of AlignLife's Health Secrets Newsletter.

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Eating Fat Really Doesn’t Make You Fat

by Barbara Minton
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(The Best Years in Life) Does eating fat really make you fat? Store shelves are still loaded with low-fat and-fat free products, so apparently many people are on board with this idea. But recent evidence is showing that we’ve been told a big fat lie, and eating fat does not cause weight gain or disease, anymore than eating chicken can turn you into a bird.  Read More.

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Are You Getting Enough of These Three Critical Nutrients?

by Barbara Minton
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(The Best Years in Life) Whether you are male or female, old or young, there are certain critical nutrients that are essential for good health. Unfortunately, most Americans are short on certain of these nutrients, which could leave them subject to various diseases. Below are 3 important nutrient must-haves in your daily diet that will help keep disease from knocking on the door.  Read More.

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The Stealth Danger of LED Lights

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Should you be using LED lights? World class expert in photobiology, Dr. Alexander Munsch, calls LED lights a Trojan horse because they appear to be extremely versatile and practical. LED lighting has many advantages such as being solid state, energy saving, and durable. But when LEDs are invited into our homes, they can become extremely harmful to many of the systems in the human body, including the central nervous system and the endocrine system. Yet, most people experiencing such bodily disturbances are completely unaware that their LED lights are the culprit.  Read More.

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The Amazing Herbal Pioneer Dr. John Christopher and His Simple Protocol for Stopping a Heart Attack

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Dr. John Raymond Christopher was an amazing man, a pioneer in natural medicine who brought about the renaissance of herbal healing in North America. His legend includes a simple protocol that anyone can use to quickly bring back to life a person at the brink of death from a heart attack.  Read More.

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New FDA Guidance May Put Your Supplements in Jeopardy - Part 1

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Is it possible that we as a people may lose access to the dietary supplements we have come to depend on for our health? Could it be that if we don’t take action quickly, in a few years there will be only a handful of supplement companies left, each owned or controlled by Big Pharma, and each charging drug-like prices for supplements?  Read More.

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New FDA Guidance May Put Your Supplements in Jeopardy - Part 2

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) This is the concluding article in an important two-part series. In part 1 of this two-part series, we discussed how new FDA guidelines may result in us losing our access to the dietary supplements we have come to depend on for our health. We also explained how, unless we take action quickly, in a few years there may be only a handful of supplement companies left, each owned or controlled by Big Pharma, and each charging drug-like prices for supplements.  Read More.

 

Natural Aromatase Inhibitors May Keep Younger Women Safe from Breast Cancer

by Barbara Minton
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(The Best Years in Life) Happily, research from the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston has revealed that many postmenopausal women may cure their hormone dependent breast cancer simply by taking estrogen. But in women who have not yet achieved menopause, there is still no easy fix. For them, unbalanced estrogen may actually stoke the fires of the disease, and avoiding breast cancer is paramount. How to do that? Scientists are finding that eating a diet rich in natural foods that inhibit the aromatase enzyme goes a long way in preventing normal breast cells from becoming cancerous.  Read More.

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Blockbuster News for Women with Breast Cancer – Estrogen May Actually Cure Breast Cancer

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) For many years women have been told estrogen causes breast cancer because it encourages breast cell proliferation. In cases where estrogen has lost its balancing hormones, progesterone and testosterone, this statement is considered true. However a team of researchers headed by a special doctor at the Department of Breast Medical Oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston has now shown there is more to the story. They have discovered that, while estrogen may cause breast cancer, for a large group of women with the disease, estrogen is also by far the best treatment for it. For them, estrogen kills breast cancer cells quickly and completely, without terrible side effects. And it ends the need to worry.  Read More.

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Add Alzheimer’s and Cancer to the List of Diseases Helped by Marijuana

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Just about everyone who has witnessed a group of people using marijuana knows the conversation is different from the usual. Instead of sports, TV or politics, marijuana users choose topics you’d never expect. Their minds have been expanded, even if what they say seems off the wall to those who are not partaking. They are full of new ideas and new slants on old ideas. Why is this? A study from the Salk Institute published in June has found evidence that the psychoactive component of marijuana, known as THC, may stimulate brain function and remove the plaque buildup on brain neurons that is associated with Alzheimer’s disease.  Read More.

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Which Vitamin E is the Right Vitamin E?

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) When Hippocrates said “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”, he didn’t say anything about supplements. Was this because supplements hadn’t yet been invented, or was it because he was even wiser than we think? At any rate, it is probably a good idea to get vitamins from eating high quality foods. If that is not possible, there are cautions to heed before buying supplements, especially supplements of Vitamin E.  Read More.

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Prenatal Ultrasound is Not as Safe as You Think

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Is diagnostic ultrasound the same as genetically modified food - enthusiastically put into service without the science needed to document its safety? Doctors who want to use it several times during a patient’s pregnancy say ultrasound is perfectly safe, but patients must take their word for it because no studies have proven it is. This sounds like what Monsanto tells everyone about their GMOs – they are safe because they say so. But truth always emerges eventually, as it did with the famous Seralini study of genetically modified organisms. In the last few years, the truth about ultrasound has begun to come out too, and it shows there are indeed many reasons to avoid them.  Read More.

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Take Care of Your Body's Microbiome So It Will Take Care of You

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) With every chance they get, natural health authorities are telling people to add more raw fruits and vegetables to their diets. One important reason is that eating raw foods keeps your microbiome happy, and when your microbiome is happy, you will probably be happy and healthy too. What’s a microbiome? It’s a new word to describe the friendly microbes that have lived in symbiosis in the intestinal tract of humans since the beginning of time.  Read More.

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Seven Big Reasons to Pay Attention to Your Vitamin C Levels

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Sometimes it’s good to get back to basics and remember that vibrant health begins at the grocery store. That’s where you find Vitamin C, the vitamin packing a punch against almost everything from wrinkles to cancer. To get that punch requires eating foods high in Vitamin C two or three times each day because, unlike all the other vitamins, Vitamin C has a very short life in the body. This shouldn’t be a problem since foods naturally high in Vitamin C usually come ready to eat, taste great, and are relatively low in cost. It’s too bad so many people don’t get enough of this vitamin to maintain good health!  Read More.

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Will Your Child’s Life Be Stolen by Big Pharma?

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) The FDA has just approved the first orally disintegrating amphetamine drug for children having difficulty maintaining attention in the tedium of America’s schools. The new drug, known as Adzenys XR-ODT (ODT stands for oral disintegrating tablet), will be labeled for use in children as young as six years of age, and is flavored to taste like orange candy. In this form it will be extremely easy to take, just by popping it into the mouth and letting it dissolve – no water needed and no pills to get down. Kids will like it and maybe even beg for more!  Read More.

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Curcumin Just May Be the Most Effective Natural Medicine Ever

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) A compound found in turmeric, the yellow spice that’s in almost every kitchen spice rack, is turning out to be miraculous. Known as curcumin, this compound is no newcomer. It has been one of the most frequently used medicinal herbs in the medicine systems of China and India for thousands of years. Today PubMed, the U.S. national library of medicine, shows 8963 studies and papers involving curcumin, suggesting it has been highly documented in the Western world as well. What makes it so in demand? It is a powerful anti-inflammatory and cancer fighter and many systems in the human body respond positively to curcumin. Plus, the side effects are minimal and the cost is relatively low.  Read More.

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Cocoa Butter Isn’t Just for Chocolate Lovers Anymore

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Would you like to have a substance that boosts heart health, pumps up immunity, reduces inflammation, slows aging, and tastes great? If so, it may be time for real cocoa butter, the substance that makes chocolate melt in your mouth. Like the entire cocoa bean, cocoa butter is quite high in antioxidant polyphenols and flavonoids, and its fatty acid profile can’t be beat.  Read More.

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Former FDA Chief Accused of Suppressing Information About Deadly Drug

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Is there anyone still harboring the belief that the FDA has their back? If so, the latest scandal from that rogue government agency may finally tip the scales. Margaret Hamburg, who left her post as FDA Commissioner last spring, is now accused of criminal conspiracy, racketeering and fraud while in office, to the tune of millions for the purpose of keeping her husband’s hedge fund afloat.  Read More.

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Royal Raymond Rife and the Cancer Cure that Worked

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) The great natural healers who developed successful protocols for eliminating cancer were a small but enlightened group. While Bob Beck and Johanna Budwig worked at the systemic level to cure cancer, Max Gerson and Harry Hoxsey worked at the cellular level. One of the most interesting of all of them was Royal Raymond Rife, who worked at the energy level.  Read More.

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The Legacy of Webster Kehr - the Cancer Tutor

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Webster Kehr, known as “the cancer tutor”, is a low profile man but one who nevertheless is known by almost everyone in the natural health world for his dedication and skill at making “alternative” cancer treatments understandable and accessible for everyone. His website, also known as Cancer Tutor, has been the go-to site for virtually everyone who received a diagnosis of cancer in the past 13 years but who wanted to heal naturally, without the failed but nevertheless life-threatening “standard of care” which is surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. Webster Kehr finally retired in 2015, after completing this unprecedented pursuit to provide a choice for everyone, but his legacy remains on the Cancer Tutor website.  Read More.

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Raising Potassium Levels Thwart Cancer and Other Degenerative Disease

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Dr. Max Gerson had a great talent for understanding cancer that was seldom seen in others. He was able to cure half of the terminal cancer patients who came to him as a last resort after being told the medical establishment had given them up to die. One of the first things he did for a new patient was to raise levels of potassium, because this is the mineral critical to both cellular and electrical function. Based on his work, we now know that anyone wanting to prevent or cure cancer must achieve optimal levels of potassium.  Read More.

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The Gerson Protocol Cures 50% of Terminal Cancer Patients

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) What is it that the pharmaceutical industry is really saying when it asks for donations to find a cure for cancer? Apparently they want the public to assume much of the research and development costs of new cancer drugs. But if donors find themselves with the disease, a single cancer drug can cost as much as $320,000 a year, more than many people spend for a house. On top of that tremendous cost, cancer drugs have not been shown to prolong life appreciably, and they have a long list of debilitating side effects. The patient is “managed” for the rest of his or her days, and no matter how much money is donated, there is never a real cure, because that would put the cancer industry out of business. Meanwhile, the great natural healers have shown how cancer can be completely cured for very little money. One of these healers was Dr. Max Gerson MD. Read More.

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G. Edward Griffin Launches Revolution to Regain the World's Lost Freedom

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Is this the time to take back health freedom and the many other freedoms we have lost in the past several decades?  G. Edward Griffin thinks so, and he has organized a “soft” revolution, the only kind standing any chance of success in today’s world. To lead this revolution he has solicited the best and brightest for his Freedom Force International.  But if you have been saving guns and ammo for just such an occasion, don’t get excited.  This revolution will be won with intellect rather than bullets.  Read More.

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These Deadly Prescription Drugs are Just the Tip of the Iceberg

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Do you ever listen to the disclaimers at the end of drug commercials, or do you focus on how happy the people in them feel about their drugs? The indoctrination from the medical establishment has been so persistent and intense that it seems many people block out what is being explained in the disclosure and fail to realize that most drugs being advertised on TV can cause great harm and even kill you.  Read More.

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Global Vaccine Committee Caught in Lies About HPV Vaccine Safety

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Can it be possible that big names in conventional health are involved in a massive attempt to cover-up of unfavorable safety data about HPV vaccines? Earlier this year Dr. Sin Hang Lee, sent an open letter to Dr. Margaret Chan, director general of the World Health Organization (WHO), which alleges that members of the Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety (GACVS), the WHO, and the CDC along with other scientific and health professionals deliberately misled authorities about the safety of human papillomavirus vaccines known as Gardasil and Cervarix.  Read More.

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Taurine Declared a “Wonder Molecule” for Health and Longevity

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Taurine is one of the most important components needed for a long healthy life, but it is one seldom mentioned probably because supplementing with it can be done for under $5 so there isn’t much money to be made. Yet researchers have pointed to taurine as the primary factor for the longevity of the Japanese, a populous that leads the world in life expectancy with many citizens living well over 100 years of age. And there are many more benefits to be had from taurine that can make living to be 100 a worthwhile and happy experience.  Read More.

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Lower High Blood Pressure and Inflammation with Celery

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Trying to defeat high blood pressure and inflammation? Instead of getting a prescription from your doctor, visit the nearest organic green grocer to pick up the varieties he’s currently featuring. Adding plenty of vegetables to your diet on a regular basis can get blood pressure under control without producing side effects. As you peruse the produce counter be sure to pick up a bunch of celery, a vegetable that has been known to fight high blood pressure with great success.  Read More.

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Every Mass Shooting in the Past 20 Years has One Thing in Common – and It’s Not Guns

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) In a move to further gut the Second Amendment and assure that only criminals and the government will have guns, President Obama has unveiled his new gun control plans as he continues to call for reducing the number of guns in spite of our Constitutionally guaranteed right to own them and the will of the Congress which has rejected his anti-gun programs.  What he continues to ignore is that most mass shootings are the province of Big Pharma, makers of SSRI drugs that encourage suicide and mass killings. To reduce the mayhem, it isn't guns which should be curtailed - it is SSRIs.  Read More.

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Are You Getting Enough Fermented Foods for Digestive Bliss?

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Many people wanting to get healthy and stay that way are turning to fermented foods because of their positive action on the digestive system. Among current favorites are kimchi, a rather intense fermented spicy cabbage from Korea, and miso, a bold salty paste made from barley, rice or soybeans from Japan. What isn’t so well known is that several common fermented foods are easily found in the USA, and by incorporating them into your everyday diet, you can see some real results.  Read More.

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Foodborne Illness on the Rise Means It’s Time for Probiotics

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Chipotle Mexican Grill, a national chain of eateries favored for their healthy image, is in the spotlight again. But this time it’s for making their patrons sick with E. coli across several states. What was the culprit? After weeks of investigation, authorities still have no answers, primarily because each of the restaurant’s specialties contains a myriad of ingredients, sourced from many suppliers. In fact, the complexity of most restaurant and take-out operations has led to an increase in such outbreaks and difficulty identifying their sources. All this means it’s time for probiotics, the best defense against food poisoning and foodborne illness.  Read More.

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Eight Ways to Boost Your Health without Spending a Dime

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) If you have begun adding raw vegetables and fruits to your diet, you’re off to a good start for improving your health. Now it’s time to take it to the next level by adding these lifestyle changes that have big payoffs. Make this your New Years resolution list and see how much better you will feel a year from now!  Read More.

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Secret Scheme Will Have Profound Affect on Life as We Know It

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) The final version of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) is now awaiting ratification in Congress, and its long awaited text was released earlier this month. What’s the TTP? It’s a 5,544 page treasonous trade deal negotiated in secret over several years by the governments of twelve countries including the USA, all of which border the Pacific Rim. The TPP was created in collusion with corporate interests, and is a weapon against democracy, the environment, and the will of the people. Once it is enacted, the quality of life we now know will be profoundly changed, and the freedom of healthcare easily taken for granted may no longer exist.  Read More.

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Ginger Trumps Chemo by 10,000x in New Cancer Study

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Here’s good news. A chemical found in ginger named 6-shogaol may work up to 10,000 times better than chemotherapy drugs handed out by the medical establishment for treating breast cancer. This is the finding of a study published in September by the journal PLoS which showed 6-shogaol can kill breast cancer stem cells. These cells pose a serious threat to cancer therapy because they can be responsible for relapse and recurrence. Previous research has shown cancer stem cells often do not respond positively to various forms of chemotherapy, which makes this finding especially valuable.  Read More.

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Why You Need Iodine and Which Kind is Best

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) There’s a silent epidemic of iodine deficiency going on in America. For several decades the primary source of this critical mineral has been iodized table salt, but because of the mantra to avoid salt, people have stopped reaching for the shaker. Even if they defied the diet police and salted their food, researchers found in 2008 that less than half of iodized salts tested contained enough iodine to keep a person healthy. On top of that, there is little iodine in the sea salt so popular now, and we’ve stopped eating the fish that contain an ample supply of iodine because of the mercury scare. The answer to this perfect storm is an iodine supplement.  Read More.

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Eating Horseradish Helps Prevent Cancer

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Are you a fan of that fiery white condiment known as horseradish? If so, here’s a surprise. This member of the cruciferous vegetable family heads the class for preventing cancer, because it packs up to 10 times more glucosinolates compared to its closest rival which is broccoli, the supposed king of the crucifers. And there is more to horseradish than stopping cancer.  Read More.

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These Five Compounds May Save You from Cancer

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) One out of every two men and one out of every three women will get cancer during their lifetime. A great many of them will die from either their cancer or as a result of the chemotherapy and/or radiation mainstream medicine employs to try to beat cancer. Roughly a hundred years ago only three out of every hundred people died from cancer, and breast cancer was virtually non-existent. Will you fall victim to this vicious disease? To keep cancer away, be sure your diet is rich in these proven cancer fighters.  Read More.

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Neurotheology Aims to Explain the Relationship Between the Human Brain and Religion

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Are we hardwired to embrace religion and spirituality? It would explain why so many of us experience being talked to by God, the unity of prayer, and the calming peace right before death. We may soon know, as scientists have begun to question what goes on in our brains during such extraordinary events. They have given birth to a new science known as neurotheology, a multidisciplinary field of scholarship that seeks to understand the relationship between the human brain and religion. Read More.

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FDA Launches Attack on Natural Brain Supplements as New Alzheimer’s Drug Clears the Horizon

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) For anyone who is looking, it’s easy to see that the partnership between Big Pharma and the FDA has the end goal of almost everyone being on prescription drugs, and the near extinction of natural supplements and medicines. A similar pattern is being played out in the food we eat, with almost all people being shifted from natural foods to genetically modified foods. Of course those in the highest echelons of power will continue to use natural medicines, and eat the best organic foods, but for the rest of us the time for change is here.  Read More.

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St. Louis Prepares for Possible Catastrophic Nuclear Event

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) One of the largest cities in the Midwest is preparing for a nuclear event that could have catastrophic consequences for the entire country. An underground fire the size of a football field in a St. Louis area landfill that has been burning since 2010 is now within less than 1,000 feet of a huge stockpile of radioactive nuclear waste left over from before and during the Cold War. If the two finally collide, the result may be an explosion producing a radioactive plume that could rival Chernobyl’s. There is no immediate solution on the horizon.  Read More.

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Liven Up Your Lymph for Health and Longevity

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) What is the number one occupation for producing healthy people who live well into their 90’s? Surprisingly it’s symphony conductors, who usually swing a baton in one hand and gesture wildly with the other. What about this behavior makes for spry nonagenarians? All those frantic movements keep their lymphatic system moving so that toxic debris is unable to build up in the body. If you want to add more healthy years to your life, it’s time to do start doing what symphony conductors do.  Read More.

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Feds Set to Put Makers of Kombucha Out of Business

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Are the producers of one of the world healthiest beverages about to be harassed out of business? The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, a division of the U.S. Treasury Department has sent warning letters to several producers of kombucha, a fermented tea drink with many health benefits and a trace of alcohol resulting from the fermentation process. The letters allege that kombucha may exceed the allowable alcohol limit for a non-alcoholic beverage, and mandate their bottles must carry a label identifying the contents as an alcoholic beverage subject to alcohol regulation and taxation. If producers don’t comply, they will face hefty fines and legal action.  Read More.

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If You Feel You Must Have a Breast Screening, Make it a Thermogram

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Here are five important facts to think about before you get your next yearly mammogram:  Read More.

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FDA Launches New Attack on Raw Milk Cheese

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) The heavy hand of the FDA in partnership with Big Pharma wants to stamp out producers of raw milk cheese as a finale to their persecution of those selling raw milk. This is the latest move in the initiative of making truly healthy foods extinct.  When that is completed, consumers will have nothing but the adulterated health-deadening products sold by the nation’s largest corporations, no matter how unappealing and dangerous they are.  Read More.

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Deluge of Honey Banned in Europe is Hitting U.S. Grocery Stores

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) The ongoing destruction of bees with neonicotinoid pesticides is causing a lack of bee products and compelling sellers of honey to look elsewhere for a supply. The result is that now more than a third of all honey being sold in the U.S. has been smuggled in from China and may contain illegal antibiotics and heavy metals.  Read More.

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Which Milk is the Best Milk?

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Today’s common wisdom says the only foods worth eating are fruits and vegetables, so many health conscious people are buying ‘milk’ made from vegetable sources and turning their backs on the animal milk that has nourished children and adults for the last 7,500 years. One big reason for this switch is the deplorable conditions found in some of the factory farms that produce much of the milk sold today. So is making the switch to vegetable derived ‘milk’ a smart idea? Let’s take a look.  Read More.

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Sun Exposure Slashes Cancer Risk

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) How did it happen that people became afraid of the sun? The answer is probably found in the three steps of the Hegelian Dialectic. This is the principle used by many people to get what they want regardless of what it means for others. Here it has been used by people wanting to develop and profit from a sunscreen industry where none is needed.  Read More.

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Turn Back the Clock with Human Growth Hormone

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Human growth hormone is the icing on the cake of anti-aging medicine. After estrogen, progesterone, testosterone and thyroid hormones are at optimal levels and in balance, both men and women will be feeling a lot better, with energy, zest for life, and improved body composition. But if you want to reach the zenith of anti-aging, supplementing with human growth hormone is the way to go. This hormone can make you want to get up and dance, and it can restore your body to the point where you can actually do it!  Read More.

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It’s Time to Start Storing up Vitamin D

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) It’s high summer, just the right time to start building up Vitamin D stores so you can increase your chances of making it through the winter without colds, flu or cancer. Vitamin D made now and into the fall by the reaction of sun on exposed skin is stored in the body for several months, enough to see you through until the sun shines again in the spring.  Read More.

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Eminent Group of Doctors Conclude that Fluoridation Does Not Reduce Cavities

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) The controversy about the benefits and hazards of fluoridation has come to an end. The Cochrane Collaboration has determined that fluoride shows no benefit against dental cavities, leading to the conclusion that the dumping of it into public waterways and its use in such items as toothpaste is one of the biggest hoaxes ever perpetrated on humans.  Read More.

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Beat Perimenopause Symptoms with This Fruit

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Vitex (vitex agnus-castus), the fruit from the chaste tree, can be the best friend of women during perimenopause, the transition period between the fertility of youth and the end of fertility that is menopause. When hormone levels have begun to drop and have become out of balance, using Vitex can not only bring relief from an array of symptoms but also restore hormone balance. The use of Vitex can also eliminate many of the disorders that plague women during this time in their lives.  Read More.

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‘Natural’ Food Additive Behind Behavior Problems in Children and IBS in Adults

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Using artificial colors to make food look more appealing has become taboo because of their links to behavior problems, allergies and various cancers. Instead food technologists are coming up with natural substances that can make food look just as appetizing and still be inline with the current interest in natural health. But just because something is natural doesn’t mean it can’t cause a bunch of problems in the human body. One example of this is annatto, a natural food coloring agent showing up in hundreds of products and linked to a host of health problems in children and adults.  Read More.

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Can You Believe an Oncologist When He Says You Need Chemotherapy?

by Barbara Minton
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(The Best Years in Life) The scariest part of cancer is the treatments which have become the standard of care. In fact, many people who have been diagnosed with cancer during routine screenings feel just fine until they begin surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. Of these three, chemotherapy is the worst because in addition to vomiting and hair loss, chemo destroys organ function and leads to more dangerous cancer bred from stem cells. So we have come to think that any doctor prescribing chemotherapy to a patient would do so only with great care and as a last resort. However the sentencing this month of oncologist Dr. Farid Fata has shattered that illusion.  Read More.

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DHEA Can Stop the Devastation of Aging

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) How do you envision your life will be as you get older? Will it center around visiting various doctors, going to the pharmacy, and talking with your friends about diseases? Or will you be traveling, playing tennis or doing other activities you love? If you see yourself living a healthy active life in the coming years, it's time to discover DHEA, the hormone that circumvents the devastation of aging that so many people take for granted. Read More.

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Autoimmune Syndrome Induced by Adjuvants: Another Reason to Shun Vaccines

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Why are autoimmune disorders on the rise in a big way? For several years, researchers have been sifting through evidence that might answer that question, and recently the pieces started coming together with the discovery of a condition known as autoimmune syndrome induced by adjuvants (ASIA). Adjuvants are substances added to vaccines to increase the body’s immune response to them, but they may end up tipping the scale in favor of autoimmunity.  Read More.

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Is Eating Organic Still the Right Choice?

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) The rage is on for organic foods. It’s really no surprise because almost everyone wants to eat better quality food. Whole Foods Markets and other grocers who sell organic foods are packed, and even Target and Walmart are now piling in the organics for their customers. At this point, one question begs to be asked: Where is all this organic food coming from?  Read More.

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Is Drinking Pedialyte the Best Way to Stay Hydrated in the Summer Sun?

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) It doesn’t take much to get dehydrated during outdoor activities in the summer sunshine, so it’s a good idea to be prepared. This season marketers are pushing adults to rehydrate with Pedialyte, an old favorite with conventional pediatricians. But is Pedialyte really the best choice for adult rehydration, and should kids be drinking it?  Read More.

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Insulin and Diabetes: Here’s the Bottom Line

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Human beings are amazingly good at rationalization. They can justify their unhealthy behavior by putting blinders on and blaming anything besides themselves. One good example of this is the fact that although almost everyone knows that overeating processed carbohydrates causes diabetes, many people with this disease choose to believe it struck them out of the blue and for no reason. They say diabetes just happens, and there is nothing anyone can do about it. The last time I heard this said was at lunchtime when a colleague eating two McDonald’s cherry pies said it. Less than a year later she was dead from liver and pancreatic cancer, because sometimes cancer gets there first. The moral of this story is that diabetes and its kissing cousin, obesity, are self-inflicted diseases. Learning the role insulin plays can help everyone get a better outcome.  Read More.

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Will You Be Eating Real Ice Cream this Summer?

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) It's almost summertime, and that means it's time to treat yourself to some real ice cream. What is real ice cream? It's ice cream made the way our ancestors made it or bought it, and it's made with only real food ingredients like cream, sugar and eggs.

The sad fact is that today's conventional supermarkets do not sell real ice cream, unless they are carrying Haagen-Dazs, the only national brand of ice cream that is made with real ingredients. Even healthy image stores such as Whole Foods Markets and Trader Joe's sell no real ice cream. If you think this is some kind of joke, read the labels of the 'ice cream' the next time you shop.  Read More.

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Cortisol: Is This Hormone Your Best Friend or Your Worst Enemy?

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) There is plenty to be stressed out about if you are living in the modern world. In fact, stress may be the number one gross national product in America. In such an environment, it is important to keep cortisol functioning normally, because it is the hormone that has to cope with all that stress.

You've seen people with too much cortisol. They are the ones who run around like maniacs trying to achieve. The power executive and the super woman are stereotypes of people whose cortisol is too high. Cortisol is the hormone of road rage.  Read More.

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Are You Getting Enough CLA to Stop Cancer?

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) It’s probably a good thing we are giving up the war on dietary fat and getting back to the diet our ancestors ate. As a group they had better health across the board, with much less cancer, diabetes, obesity, and heart disease. One of the big reasons this was so is that they ate plenty of full-fat dairy products that came from grass-fed cows, and they ate pastured beef. These foods contain a powerful substance known as conjugated linoleic acid or CLA for short. This substance has been heavily documented as a primary reason our ancestors had such good health.

Linoleic acid is a member of the omega fatty acids, a group that performs vital functions in the body and is required for good health. The conjugated form of it, CLA, is a combination of the forms in which linoleic acid appears. Small amounts of CLA are found in many foods, but the best sources are products from ruminants, animals that chew their cud. CLA can be beneficial in both prevention and treatment of a number of health conditions that plague the people of today, the generations that bought into the idea that eating fat is bad for you.

The anti-tumor activities of CLA are especially interesting. Many studies in animals and humans have shown that CLA is able to suppress the development of cancer at relatively low dietary amounts. A study from 2005 concluded that research on CLA had provided a vast amount of information about the mechanism through which CLA functions in the prevention of cancer.  Read More.

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Why Eating Imported Catfish is a Bad Idea

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Catfish has always been a Southern treat, but in the 1980’s the entire country seemed to discover the succulent fish almost overnight. Back then the catfish were homegrown. In the last decade or so, Vietnam has flooded the US market with its version of farmed catfish, at prices which bar competition. As a result, the US catfish industry is on the verge of extinction. But are Vietnamese catfish fit for human consumption? Evidence is mounting that the answer to that question is ‘no’.  Read More.

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Testosterone is the Hormone that Makes Life Worth Living

by Barbara Minton
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(The Best Years in Life) Can you remember a time when almost every moment of life felt new, joyous, full of energy and simply wonderful?  Can you remember the kiss of a breeze on your skin, or what it felt like when the love below started talking to you? If so, thank testosterone, the hormone that made it all possible.  If you want to feel that way again, all it takes is replacing testosterone to the levels you once had. In the process you will be underwriting your own good health for years to come.  Read More.

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Why Progesterone is Essential for Women and Men

by Barbara Minton
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(The Best Years in Life) Big Pharma calls their progesterone substitution drugs 'progestins'.  These are a synthetic attempt to mimic real progesterone, and it is the most dangerous of all the hormone substitution drugs.  The havoc wreaked in the body from progestins is why the Women's Health Initiative Study was stopped prematurely after many women developed devastating side effects from its use.  But nature has supplied us with an alternative to deadly progestin drugs for hormone replacement -- safe and protective natural progesterone. Why do women and men need progesterone? Without it there can be no hormone balance and the body cannot achieve the health and harmony that is homeostasis.  Read More.

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Why Estrogen is a Woman's Friend, Not Her Enemy

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Have you figured out how the medical establishment works?  If you have, you will know that it poo-poos just about everything that leads to real long lasting good health, because there is no money to be made when people are healthy.  For example, it says all foods are the same and the only thing that matters is calories, meaning that half a cup of Cool Whip is equal in food value to a half cup of blueberries because they both have the same amount of calories.  And that's just what it does to steroid hormones too, trying to convince us that our hormones cause disease and are our enemies. So for the record, let's take a good look at these hormones that are supposed to be so bad for us, starting with estrogen.  Read More.

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The Hegelian Dialectic Explains Why Some People Always Get What They Want

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Ever wonder why some people are so good at getting what they want?  It's because they have learned how to manipulate others into surrendering their power to them.  One of the most effective tools used to achieve this is the Hegelian Dialectic.  Whether you yearn for power over others or just want to protect yourself from being manipulated, it's time to study this principle.  Read More.

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Understanding the Three Types of Hormone Replacement

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) If you think understanding hormones is too complicated, you’re right.  Pharmaceutical companies have put out enough hormone disinformation to make anyone’s head spin.  After all, if everyone became truly informed about hormones, few would need the toxic drugs and deadly treatments that have become the bread and butter of the medical establishment.  Here is information to help you understand the three types of hormone replacement.  Hopefully clearing away some of the mist can help both women and men get the most from their best years in life.  Read More.

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Two Videos Expose the Criminality of the Cholesterol Theory

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) The first part of a two part documentary that completely exploded the cholesterol theory was produced by ABC Australia two years ago. Its message was so intense that the pharmaceutical industry got stressed about its bottom line, threw a tantrum and demanded the second part not be aired.  ABC aired it anyway, but the pressure continued until they finally backed down and withdrew both episodes. Last week these videos re-surfaced, spotlighting for the whole world the criminal damage being done to millions of people who take statin drugs based on a fraudulent theory of cholesterol.  Read More.

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Replacing Lost Hormones is the Greatest Gift You can Give Yourself

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Are you aging?  Whether you are a man or a woman, the first indication of the degeneration we refer to as aging is the beginning of hormone loss. Most people say this loss begins around age 40, but in truth, it can begin as early as the late 20’s, and it is a difficult passage no matter when it starts.  Read More.

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Understand the Great Importance of Hormones to Your Health

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Hormones are of supreme importance to your health and well being, because they are the master controllers of the entire body.  Nothing can surpass them.  No matter how many organic fruits and vegetables you eat, how many supplements you take, or how many hours you spend at the gym, you will not achieve the vibrant health you want unless all of your hormones are at optimal levels and in perfect balance.  The silence of the medical establishment on the subject of  hormones is a testament to their great importance.  When all your hormones are at optimal levels and in perfect balance, there is no need to be a customer for what they are selling.  Read More.

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Many Breast Tumors Detected on Mammograms are Harmless

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Many breast tumors found on mammograms are harmless, says a recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.  This study concluded that during the past 30 years more than 1.3 million American women have been over diagnosed and over treated with the standard of care, which includes surgery, radiation, chemotherapy and drugs.  Read More.

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Are These 8 Personal Care Products Making You Fat and Sick?

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Before a female makes it out the door in the morning, it's almost certain that she has faced a barrage of toxic chemicals never faced by a woman in earlier times. Many of these chemicals lodge in the body and can become unwanted guests for life, wreaking havoc and causing disease and weight gain.  Read More.

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Reduce Risk of Heart Disease and Type 2 Diabetes by Eating Eggs

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Eat eggs to cut risk of heart disease?  It just doesn't sound right after all the years we have been told to avoid eggs.  But that's how food technology works.  Before it can get people to throw out the real foods that kept their ancestors healthy for hundreds of years, and substitute the fake foods created by food technologists, they have to create a campaign to convince you that those real foods are your enemies.  Read More.

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Why Whole Milk is a Must for Growing Children

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) The common wisdom today, supported by the American Academy of Pediatrics, is that consuming fat makes children fat, and the best way to prevent overweight children is to switch them to low fat or skim milk by the age of 2. But recent research is showing this truism is turning out to be false, and it is putting an entire generation of children at risk of failing to reach its full potential.  Read More.

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What You Need to Know about the Dirty Dozen Food Additives

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) With thousands of questionable ingredients lurking in our food, which are the most dangerous and need to be scrupulously avoided? Environmental Working Group (EWG), the watchdog organization with your welfare in mind, has gone a long way to answer that question by publishing a new Dirty Dozen Guide to Food Additives, designed to help you figure out which additives to look out for and why.  Read More.

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Two Simple Compounds Can Give You a Younger Brain

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Would you like to have the brainpower you had 10, 20 or even 40 years ago? Research says it’s quite possible that a combo of acetyl L-carnitine and lipoic acid can restore cognitive ability to what it was in your prime.

It all started with a landmark study back in 2008. Study director Bruce Ames found that old lab rats given a combination of acetyl L-carnitine and alpha-lipoic acid regained so much of their youth and vigor they “got up to do the Macarena”. Since then other research has confirmed Ames’ findings and found even more ways in which these two compounds can turn back the clock.  Read More.

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Can this Peruvian Herb Improve Your Sex Life?

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Maca is the sexual adaptogen, giving both men and women a chance to recapture some of the best experiences of their youth. Maca has been around a long time, and was known by the Inca warriors back in the year 1200 for its ability to increase their stamina both in and out of bed.  According to legend, maca was locked away when warriors returned from battle for the purpose of protecting the women.  If you would like to recapture the warrior spirit, adding maca to your natural health regimen may be the way to go.  Read More.

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Seven Big Reasons to have Frequent Sex

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) In the euphoria of giving and receiving sexual pleasure, one thing is probably overlooked -- your health. But the truth is sex and health are intricately linked in many ways that may surprise you, and it's all to the good. Here are­­­­­ seven ways that having sex frequently can promote a longer, healthier and more enjoyable life:  Read More.

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Five Herbs for a Good Night's Sleep

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Sleep is one of the pillars of health, but life is full of stressful events that can interfere with restful sleep and eventually deplete the life force inside of you, leading to chronic exhaustion and illness. Fortunately nature has provided herbs to restore equilibrium, so you can get to sleep and stay there. If you are tired of tossing and turning, here are some of the best herbs for a good night's sleep.  Read More.

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Three Supplements for Staying Breast Cancer Free

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Most women who worry about the health of their breasts have a yearly mammogram and hope for the best. But it has been shown repeatedly that mammograms actually cause cancer because of the radiation used and the extreme amount of compression to the breasts. A better way to make sure you stay free of breast cancer is to have optimal levels of these three compounds, not a difficult task because each one can be taken as a supplement.  Read More.

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Halt Colon Cancer With a Component Found in Food

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) A simple component found in many of our favorite foods can be a powerful healer and preventive of colon cancer according to recent research studies. It's known as inositol hexaphosphate, or IP6 for short, and it works its magic through at least four actions:  Read More.

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Getting It Right with Thyroid Hormone
Part 3 of 3

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Low body temperature, weak heartbeat, depression, fatigue, high cholesterol, water retention, swollen hands or body, PMS, high levels of homocysteine, post-partum depression, hair loss, hyperactivity, and loss of the temporal sides of the eyebrows all signal the possibility of hypothyroidism (low thyroid), a disease  that primarily affects women. But many with these problems have been told their thyroid is normal, and sent home to deal with their symptoms by doctors who look at lab reports but ignore the person sitting in front of them.  Read More.

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Do You Have Enough Thyroid Hormone for Optimal Health?
Part 2 of 3

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Having optimal levels of thyroid hormone is essential for preventing and recovering from heart disease says Dr. Kathy Maupin, a pioneer in anti-aging medicine and founder of BioBalance Health. While many conventional physicians seem to think that elevated thyroid is a risk factor for heart disease, the real culprit is actually low thyroid. When the thyroid gland does not make optimal levels of thyroid hormone, a downward cascade is set off in the body that can lead to death, particularly in women. Read More.

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Do You Have Enough Thyroid Hormone for Optimal Health?
Part 1 of 3

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Most patients taking supplemental thyroid hormone are not getting a dose high enough to reach optimal function and resist disease. This is the latest finding from Dr. Kathy Maupin, a pioneer in anti-aging medicine and medical director of BioBalance Health, and it underscores the critical importance of the thyroid to health. The reason is that the dosage prescribed is most often decided by arbitrary laboratory values that capture only a single moment in time and are not reflective of the true state of the patient. Instead of making judgments based on narrowly representative lab results, Dr. Maupin says, the dose should be decided by the resolution of symptoms. What a novel idea!  Read More.

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Create a Holiday Feast Your Guests Will Remember

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) What could be better than feasting with friends and family during the holidays? You can make sure everyone stays at their best and enjoys the day to the fullest by following these four tips when planning the feast. Each provides a way to increase positive energy flow and feelings of peace and goodwill.  Read More.

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Got Digestive Problems? Eat Foods that Don’t Fight!

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) It’s no joke that over half of Americans experience digestive distress on a regular basis. Experts point to the fact that we have abandoned the simple diet eaten by our ancestors, which often consisted merely of animal protein. Processed carbohydrates had not been invented back then, and neither had Rolaids. How can we get back to that good time? Dr. William Hay said the practice of food combining can be our salvation.  Read More.

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Five Essentials for Fighting Ebola and Flu

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) What is the best way to fight Ebola and infections of all types? Authorities around the globe agree the answer is to strengthen your immune system. The state of your immunity makes all the difference between whether you remain strong and healthy or become compromised enough to invite infection.

The immune system is a collection of molecules, cells and organs with complex interactions that form an efficient system able to protect a person from invasion from outside the body, and altered cells in the body that may be cancerous. It is your lifeline.  Read More.

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Peanut Allergy Therapy Shows Huge Success Rate

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Peanut allergies can be resolved by simply eating regular small doses of peanut protein, using a procedure known as peanut immunotherapy. This was the finding of researchers at Cambridge University Hospitals in the U.K. The study was the largest of its kind worldwide, and the results have been published this year in the prestigious Lancet. This is very good news, as peanut allergies are an increasing problem, especially among young children in whom the tiniest trace of peanut can trigger anaphylaxis, a constriction of the airways that can be fatal.  Read More.

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Fruits That Stop Cancer

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Scientists have discovered five fruits that are effective in stopping cancer.  Each has a specific cancer fighting component that shrinks tumors, and keeps cancer cells from proliferating. Unlike the drugs of mainstream cancer treatment, these components are not specific to one form of cancer, but are able to treat many forms of cancer successfully.  Read More.

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Chinese Herb is Amazingly Effective Rheumatoid Arthritis Treatment

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) At least 1.3 million adults in the U.S. have rheumatoid arthritis, a serious autoimmune disease in which the body mistakenly attacks its own joints. It’s probably safe to say that of this number, very few have ever heard of any effective treatments other than the dangerous drugs of mainstream medicine. This may be about to change, as a new study has shown that extract from an Eastern herb, commonly known as thunder god vine, can be as effective or more so than the drugs now used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, and without the danger or high price tag.  Read More.

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Does Your Child have a Sensory Processing Disorder?

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Children and adults who are unable to interpret and organize sensory stimuli in a meaningful and consistent manner are at a disadvantage in almost every situation in which they find themselves. This disadvantage is so profound that it has a name, Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD). This disorder has nothing to do with innate intelligence, but it can impact the development of innate intelligence over time. Many children who are born with average or above average intelligence find themselves unable to successfully integrate the tremendous amount of stimuli that is constantly being sent from their environment. The reasons for this are often physiological.  Read More.

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Additives in Bread Linked to a Host of Health Problems

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Are there unhealthy additives in the bread you eat? Many people looking for better health are paying attention to fruits and vegetables, but there's more to it than that. Some of the worst dietary insults to health are found in other categories of food, one of them being bread. When you pick up a loaf of your favorite bread, turn it over and read the ingredient list. You may be in for a shock, even if you are buying breads that give the impression they are made with "healthy" grains.  Read More.

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The Truth About Osteoporosis

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Osteoporosis literally means porous bone. The word refers to a horrible disease in which bones become fragile and much more likely to break, and the skeleton looses its integrity and turns into a terrifying time bomb inside of you. Osteoporosis makes an everyday act, like going to the mailbox, fraught with the danger of a hipbone snapping simply from the act of walking. Osteoporosis is seen much more often in women than in men, and it can begin when you least expect it.

Though osteoporosis is generally considered an old woman's disease, this is not actually the case.  Read More.

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Flaxseed Stops Ovarian and Breast Cancers

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Have you noticed products containing flaxseed springing up everywhere food is sold? Food producers are trying to get on the bandwagon because flaxseed and flax oil have been shown to be highly effective against ovarian and breast cancers.

Flaxseed is rich in phytoestrogen lignans, and in alpha linolenic fatty acids which the body converts into the Omega 3 fatty acids you've probably been hearing a lot about. These compounds have been shown to have potent anti-cancer effects. Flax oil is the active ingredient in Dr. Johanna Budwig's cancer protocol, the most high documented effective alternative treatment for breast cancer.  Read More.

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Lipoic Acid is the Broad Spectrum Antioxidant Supplement

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Can you imagine a supplement that protects every organ in the human body and has no significant side effects? This is the kind of claim that gets the FDA after the supplement industry, but in the case of lipoic acid, there's plenty of research showing this claim may be true. What makes lipoic acid so special? Unlike drugs which possess a well defined molecular mechanism of action, lipoic acid is pleiotropic, meaning it is capable of producing multiple effects from its influence on a single gene.  Read More.

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Colonoscopy? You Might Want to Try Pineapple Instead

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Every year more than 14 million healthy Americans follow the dictate of the medical establish to have a colonoscopy.  Of this number, an estimated 70,000 are killed or seriously injured by colonoscopy related complications, according to statistics published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine.  But here is the real shocker - that 70,000 is a larger number (by 22%) than the total number of people who die from colon cancer in the first place!  Read More.

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How to Choose a Whole Food Powder that's Right for You

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) If you could buy only one supplement, which would it be? You might choose Vitamin C to keep your immune system strong, or green tea extract to dodge cancer. Something to slow aging or help with fat burning would be good too. It would be a tough choice, but luckily one that doesn't have to be made, because many supplement makers are now producing whole food powders that contain a wealth of nutrients in one single scoop.  Read More.

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It's Time to Throw Out the Tylenol

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) A look at the shelf space devoted to Tylenol in drug and discount stores gives the impression that everyone is popping them like candy and you be should too. Tylenol is one of the most commonly used over-the-counter drugs taken worldwide for treatment of pain and fever. However, that bubble seems to be bursting as more research documents the pitfalls of our love affair.  Read More.

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Myths and Facts About Testosterone Therapy in Women

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) It's difficult to go a day without seeing a commercial promoting testosterone replacement in men. It's a great idea because testosterone is the dominant male steroid hormone, and low testosterone has been shown to increase risk of death from all causes. But here is a surprising fact: Testosterone is the most abundant steroid hormone in women too, and it is just as biologically active in women as it is in men. So why don't we see commercials for testosterone therapy in women?   Renown researchers and anti-aging specialists Drs. Rebecca Glaser and Constantine Dimitrakakis have given us the answer to that question in their recently released report entitled Testosterone therapy in women: Myths and misconceptions Read More.

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Orange Juice From the Store is Not What You Think

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Orange juice is a breakfast favorite in 70 percent of American households. Most choose ready-to-drink orange juice sold in cartons for its special taste and the health benefits implied in its ads. But no matter what the advertisements say, orange juice bought from the grocery store does not live up to its image.  Read More.

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Treat Enlarged Prostate Naturally for Best Results

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) In the Western world it's almost a given that men over the age of 45 develop symptoms of prostate problems. These problems fall into three categories:

  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) - non-cancerous prostate enlargement

  • Prostatitis - inflammation of the prostate

  • Prostate cancer

An alarming number of men progress through all three of these problem states.  Read More.

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Want to Stop Cancer? Think Hormones and Sleep

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Plenty has been written about the need to eat a plant based, whole foods diet to stop cancer.  This is good advice as far as it goes, but there are other factors in stopping cancer that are equally or even more important than what you eat.  These factors include

  •  Hormone status

  • Sleep habits

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Get the Skinny on Cooking Fats

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Even the healthiest fats can become major health hazards if they are used improperly in cooking.  If a fat is to be used safely in cooking, it must be one of only a few that are able to resist chemical breakdown, rancidity and oxidation.  Fats that have broken down during cooking form dangerous free radicals and should never be consumed.  Free radicals speed the aging process and shorten the path to degenerative disease. So when you decide to cook with fat, getting the right fat or oil for the temperature you are going to use is critical.  Read More.

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Five Supplements Can Help You Live 'Til You Die

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Which are you -- the person who welcomes aging and decrepitude as a natural part or life, or the person who wants to feel healthy and energetic for as long as possible? If the latter describes you, it's time to get started on a positive aging program so you can really live 'til you die.

A positive aging program is one that protects you from cancer, cardiovascular disease, inflammation, diabetes, and the damage that come from oxidation. And it is one that protects your energy and zest for living too. The sooner you get started, the better you will look and feel as the years go by.  Read More.

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Pesticide Residues Found on 45% of Organic Fruits and Vegetables

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Are consumers who pay a premium for food labeled as organic really getting their money's worth? Rick Holley, an expert in food safety at the University of Manitoba, says that if the money is being spent to avoid pesticide residues and have access to food which is healthy, the answer is probably "No". His statement follows a report from a food inspection agency in Canada that found 45 percent of the organic fruits and vegetables they tested in the past two years contained pesticide residues.  Read More.

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The Whole Truth about Bioidentical Hormones

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) One of the greatest crimes against modern day women is the vilification of their steroid hormones by a medical mafia which will stop at nothing to pad its bottom line. Hormones are to the body what an orchestra conductor is to an orchestra. They are the chemical messengers that transfer signals and instructions from one set of cells to another, so that the body can stay in the perfect balance known as homeostasis.  When all the body's hormones are present at optimal levels, the body is able to function at its finest and ward off disease.  When hormones are no longer at optimal levels, degenerative disease is the inevitable result.  Read More.

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Avoiding Salt Increases Risk of Fatal Heart Attack and Stroke

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Have you been told to avoid salt from doctors, friends, neighbors and maybe even the mechanic that's fixing your car? Almost every "health" magazine has an article on the dangers of salt. In fact, the federal government recently urged most Americans to again sharply cut their already reduced salt intakes. Salt has been said to lead to high blood pressure, stroke and heart disease. But like most truisms, this one should be taken with a grain of salt. Two separate studies published in 2011 found that diets low in salt may actually increase the risk of fatal heart attack and stroke. And the lower the salt intake, the greater the risk.  Read More.

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Big Pharma Caught Pushing Psychotropic Drugs on Underprivileged Children

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) So far the largest single pharmaceutical fraud settlement in history occurred in 2012, when GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) plead guilty and paid $3 billion in criminal and civil fines for a list of bad behavior that included bribery of doctors with luxury vacations and lucrative engagements, fabrication of drug safety data and lying to the FDA, defrauding Medicare and Medicaid of billions of dollars, and using deceptive practices to sell potentially dangerous drugs.  Now this appears to be just the tip of the iceberg, as the whistleblower in that case recently revealed that GSK and other pharmaceutical companies preyed on the most vulnerable among us, the children of the extremely poor and foster children.  Read More.

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Tired of Intestinal Uproar? Blame These Food Additives

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Have you developed gas, bloating and an intestinal tract that feels like it's filled with concrete and sounds like a thunder storm? If you are wondering what's behind all this, here is information on a group of food additives that may be causing your distress.  Read More.

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Five Eastern Herbs to Treat Erectile Dysfunction

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) If the bedroom is becoming a challenging place these days but the thought of sex is still appealing, you are not alone.  There are about 30 million human males in the U.S. who frequently have problems developing or maintaining an erection, a condition commonly known as erectile dysfunction.  Any man can develop erectile dysfunction, and it becomes common as men begin to move through their 40's and beyond, with as many as 50 percent acknowledging they have the problem.  The good news is erectile dysfunction can be effectively treated without resorting to drugs such as Viagra or Cialis, which have debilitating side effects at typical dosages.  Read More.

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U.S. Conventionally Grown Apples Drenched in Pesticide Banned in Europe

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Most of us have grown up thinking an apple a day really does keep the doctor away, but that may not be true anymore.  Today conventionally grown apples sold in the U.S. are likely to have been treated with diphenylamine (DPA), a chemical pesticide that allows apples to lie in cold storage for up to a year before they appear in the produce section of your local grocery store. In 2012, the EU banned DPA when manufacturers were unable to prove that it did not pose a health threat.  In the U.S. it appears to be full steam ahead for DPA treatment of apples and also pears.  Read More.

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Just Out: Environmental Working Group's Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen Produce List for 2014

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Do you think you have the right to know how many pesticides and chemicals are in the fruits and vegetables you eat?  So does the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a non-profit organization devoted to human and environmental health. 

Each year EWG publishes a listing of the produce with the highest levels of pesticides, the ones that should be avoided unless they are available from known local growers, grown at home, or labeled as organic.  They also identify which conventionally grown produce has low levels of pesticide and can be bought without worry. The new lists for 2014 have just come out, and there are plenty of surprises.  Read More.

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It's Time to Stop Being Afraid of Hormones

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Life) Many women are so confused and frightened about their steroid hormones  they have decided to forget about them. This reaction is not surprising because almost daily there is a new scare headline about how hormones causes cancer or some other terrible condition. Women who were once told they could regain their health and lost sexuality by supporting their steroid hormones are now being warned against it. All this confusion is a shame. As a result of it, women are losing out on feeling great during the best years of their lives.  Read More.

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Prevent and Heal Macular Degeneration With Aerobic Exercises

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Many of us think of exercise as a way to stay slim and have good cardiovascular tone, but that's just the beginning.  Exercise sends a powerful call to the body to produce various growth factors that mediate several aspects of health, including brain health and cognition. New research is showing that these factors are also protective against age-related vision loss including macular degeneration, a sight-robbing disease that occurs when neurons in the central part of the retina deteriorate. Macular degeneration currently affects more than 1.75 million people in the U.S., and the number is expected to soar to 3 million by 2020 as the population ages.

In 2009, a study of more than 40,000 middle-aged distance runners found that those covering the most miles had the least likelihood of developing macular degeneration. However it failed to explain how exercise affected the incidence of disease.  Read More.

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Grow Purple Corn and Join the Green Economy

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Purple corn is turning out to be one of the healthiest foods on the planet. It is loaded with phenolics and anthocyanin, and has an antioxidant rating higher than blueberries. The health benefits of purple corn are pervasive in the body, and it has a normalizing effect on many bodily systems. It can even shrink cancerous tumors. As the healing value of purple corn becomes apparent, researchers have jumped in to document its many benefits, and supplement companies have rolled out purple corn extracts. The only thing missing from all this is someone to put purple corn in the produce section of the local grocery stores.  Read More.

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Is Your Favorite Drink Dissolving Your Skeleton?

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) If you eat a healthy diet most of the time you probably feel good about indulging in a Coke or Pepsi.  Almost everybody knows soda can lead to obesity, but if you're not obese what's the problem, right?  The truth is that if you are a soda drinker you have a lot more to worry about than obesity.  Soda consumption sets you up for a host of major diseases that can completely rob you of your health and happiness in the coming years.  Read More.

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Toxicity of Herbicides Increased Exponentially by Hidden Ingredients

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Roundup is the flagship product of Monsanto, and the most widely used herbicide in the world.  Monsanto claims its genetically modified crops are engineered to withstand heavy spraying of Roundup. According to Monsanto, glyphosate is the "active ingredient" in Roundup, and for that reason, it is the component of Roundup that is assessed by regulatory authorities for safety.  But new data is surfacing that shows Monsanto is pulling another fast one on us.  Read More.

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Virologists Engineering H5N1 Flu Virus to Make it More Deadly to Humans

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Two Dutch virologists are deliberately trying to re-engineer the H5N1 virus.  Their goal is a flu virus that will be much more virulent and deadly to humans than the original version. They claim their research is aimed at vaccine development and the betterment of mankind, but 56 leading scientists have now voiced their opposition against this research, primarily for fear that the mutated virus could escape the laboratory either accidentally or purposefully.  Author and political commentator G. Edward Griffin questions what forces with lots of money would risk a global deadly flu pandemic, and suggests it could be the same companies that are developing a must-have vaccine against it.  If he is correct, billions in profits will be made on the backs of human misery and death.  Read More.

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Chiropractic Prevents and Heals Ear Aches Naturally

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Few things are worse than the crying in the night signaling an ear infection. Misery, missed school and a trip to the doctor for antibiotics have been standard procedure for decades. But now with the threat of consequences from overuse of antibiotic drugs, many parents are looking for alternative healing methods. Chiropractic offers an effective natural alternative to the medical establishment's standard of care. Read More.

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Mounting Evidence that Cell Phones Cause Cancer - Including How Cancer Occurrence Tracks Where Cell Phones are Placed

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Evidence is mounting that prolonged exposure to radiation from cell phones carried on the body can lead to breast and other cancers at earlier ages than ever.  A new study completed at Breastlink in California has revealed a strong connection between cell phones placed in the bra and the development of breast cancer in young women.  Read More.

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Spanked Kids are More Aggressive

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Whether it's done out of frustration, anger or belief that spare the rod and spoil the child is the best way to parent, spanking kids has negative outcomes. Scientists at Tulane University have documented this fact in a study that found kids who are spanked are more likely to be aggressive than kids who are not spanked.  Read More.

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Dangers of Blood Transfusions Documented

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Knowing the dangers of blood transfusions may make you think twice. Blood transfusions increase the risk of complications and reduce survival rates.

Recent research is revealing that almost immediately after it is donated, blood begins to loose its ability to transfer oxygen from red cells into the tissues of the patient. When patients receive stored blood, their chances of heart attack, heart failure, stroke and death increase in proportion to the length of time the blood has been stored.  Read More.

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Chocolate is a Health Food

by Barbara Minton
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(The Best Years in Life) Chocolate lovers, take heart! Reports from recent studies have given you plenty of reasons to keep on eating chocolate without feeling guilty. In fact, the news from several studies show that chocolate is quite effective against the number one killer of Americans, heart disease. Another serious threat to our health, the effects of environmental pollution, is significantly reduced by eating chocolate. And the news gets even better for females.  Read More.

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Natural Sinus Medicine That Works

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Sinusitis is an annoying condition. Not sick enough to stay home in bed but not your usual self either, sinus problems leave you dragging through the day. The misery of sinusitis usually comes from inflammation caused by viral, bacterial or fungal infection. When sinuses are healthy they are open, allowing mucus to drain and air to circulate in the nasal passages. When sinuses become inflamed, mucus cannot drain and eventually the sinus cavities become blocked causing pain and pressure. Blocked sinus cavities offer the perfect environment for bacteria, viruses and fungus to live and multiply quickly. Fortunately there is natural sinus medicine that works.  Read More.

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Find Out if You are More Susceptible to Breast Cancer and It's Return and How to Prevent It

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Obesity is linked with a huge increase in risk of breast cancer according to several recent studies, and the main culprit appears to be leptin, a hormone secreted by fat cells. This finding applies to women of all ages, not just those who are postmenopausal. A woman's lipid profile and levels of unbalanced estrogen in conjunction with high body mass index have been shown as additional factors determining whether she gets breast cancer and how deadly it will be.  Read More.

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Two Chinese Herbs for Cold and Flu Season

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) It's cold and flu season again, and time to make sure your immune system is up to the task of protecting you.  One of the best ways to make sure your immune system is first rate is through the use of adaptogens, a group of substances that have nonspecific actions in the body and create minimal disruption while they normalize body functions.  Two herbal pillars of Chinese medicine, Astragalas and Schisandra, are adaptogens rapidly gaining favor in the Western world.  Read More.

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Tempeh is a Versatile Complete Protein from Fermented Soy

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Tempeh is probably the most versatile of the fermented soy foods. It can be used to make delicious and healthy dishes that provide the positive benefits of soy without the anti-nutrient properties of foods made with unfermented soy. Tempeh contains the high protein levels found in soybeans and is a great alternative to animal protein. It is a firm textured, nutty tasting and chewy food that easily picks up the flavors of marinades or other foods with which it is cooked.  Read More.

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Natto Gives Big Benefits to Your Heart and Skin

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) The Japanese have long believed natto brings optimal cardiovascular health, and it has been a staple of nutrition in Japan since feudal times.  Today natto is showing up across America in outlets that cater to the Japanese and the health conscious. And for those needing scientific proof, research teams are busy documenting the health benefits of eating natto, particularly for the heart and blood pressure.  Read More.

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Read This Before You Buy a Ham

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Planning on a holiday ham? Conventional grocers will be loaded up on hams laced with Paylean, the proprietary name for the drug ractopamine, a drug that nets pork producers more cash for each hog they sell. Consumers may not be too merry though, because Paylean has been shown in short-term studies to have the potential for causing cancer and cardiovascular disease.  Read More.

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How to Buy and Use Miso - a Healthy Soy Food (Includes a Recipe for Delicious Miso Soup)

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Miso is a delicious fermented food that has been eaten in China and Japan for many centuries. Today it is a favorite of health minded people in the West because of its many anti-aging benefits. Miso and other fermented foods and drinks help build up the inner ecosystem and assure the digestive tract is amply supplied with beneficial bacteria. These bacteria help digest, synthesize and assimilate nutrients so necessary for good health and anti-aging. They also strengthen the immune system, keeping it ready to fight infection and cancer.  Read More.

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Soy is NOT Health Food

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Soy is not a health food, no matter how the soybean industry tries to con you into believing it is.  Soybeans and most of the products made with them actually rob the body of nutrients, destroy thyroid function, and cause developmental problems in infants and children.

In the late1990's the FDA allowed the soybean industry to make a health claim about soybeans, and marketers jumped at the chance to capitalize on the event. Since then sales of soybeans have skyrocketed, and an amazing array of products made with soy has proliferated store shelves. But soy is not a health food, and now is the time to get off the soy bandwagon.  Read More.

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Buy Organic for Real Food Value

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Organic food is now the fastest growing segment of U.S. agriculture. In 2012, the value of retail sales from organic food was estimated at more than $27 billion. According to the Food Marketing Institute, more than half of Americans now buy some organic food product at least once a month. Sales of organic fruits and vegetables are continuing to grow at double digit rates, making it one of the fastest growing sectors in the U.S. economy. Clearly people are believing that buying organic means real food value, and cutting organic items from their budgets is just not an option even for those struggling to make ends meet.  Read More.

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Red Clover Blocks Damage from MSG

Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) You've probably been reading about the hazards of excitotoxins. One of the most deadly of this group is neurotoxic monosodium glutamate (MSG), found in many processed foods and used heavily by almost all restaurants. So what can you do when friends or family want to eat out and this knowledge can spoil the fun? A recent study has found that pre-treating yourself with a supplement of red clover (Trifolium pratense) before eating food laced with this neurotoxin can block damage from MSG. This is good news indeed.  Read More.

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Stop Worrying About Your Water

Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Having plenty of good clean water seems like a basic human right, especially because having it is so fundamental to health. But a constant stream of headlines is keeping us alert to the toxic chemicals and pollutants showing up in tap water. Is there anything we can do to assure ourselves that our water is clean? Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonprofit organization devoted to human and environmental health says yes. The group has created a data base that rates all water companies in the U.S. and lists the specific hazards of each so they can be addressed.  Read More.

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Ginseng is a Powerful Herb for Weight Loss and Diabetes Control

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Looking for a natural weight loss aid?  If so, recent research says ginseng is the herb for you. Ginseng has long been one of the foundations of Chinese medicine, and is probably the world's best known herb. Its botanical name, panax, means "all curing" in Greek. This 5000 year old healer has traditionally been used as a restorative tonic to increase energy, stamina, and well being. Now Western scientists are documenting its effect in weight loss and diabetes control.  Read More.

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Why Spinach Salad is a Great Idea

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Popeye was the poster boy for spinach. He could swallow down a can of it and be able to knock out Bluto who was twice his size. Popeye was probably pretty healthy too, avoiding the pitfalls of aging and disease that come from a diet lacking in flavonoids and other nutrients found in spinach. Look what spinach can do for you.  Read More.

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Ginger Stops Menstrual Pain, Pregnancy Nausea and Much, Much More

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Ginger, that aromatic root used to liven up food for centuries, is a treasure chest of health benefits that keep bodies lively too. Recent research has found ginger able to stop menstrual pain as effectively as drugs, and reduce pregnancy nausea and vomiting. It has also shown ginger to be a highly effective for the treatment of colon cancer and liver cancer.  Read More.

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Drink Red Wine to Lose Weight and Age Gracefully

Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Red wine is turning out to be a superfood that aids weight loss and breast cancer. It owes it magic  to the entire synergistic grape polyphenol group of nutrients that are more highly available in wine than it is directly from grapes or from grape extracts.  The grape polyphenol group speeds up fat burning and inhibits breast tumor growth and metastasis. Recent research is even showing that red wine slows the aging process.  Read More.

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Eating More Sugar Than You Think

Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) The word is out on sugar, and smart consumers trying to avoid it have started reading food labels. But manufacturers have smartened up too, and learned that calling sugar by another name fools people into thinking there is less sugar in their products. They know that label readers have caught on to the fact that ingredients have to be listed in order, from the largest amount contained down to the smallest. By using different names for sugar, manufacturers can split the content among the different names, putting the idea of sugar further down on the label without actually reducing the amount of sugar in the product.  But the truth is that sugar by any other name is still sugar.  Read More.

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Potassium Makes Sodium Your Friend

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Nature is all about balance. The human body reflects this principle in every small aspect as well as in its main orchestration, the constant search for homeostasis. Yet in Western medicine this theme of balance is often overlooked, and each body part or system is viewed in isolation. This approach produces some strange conclusions, one of which is that sodium is your enemy.  In fact, sodium is necessary to sustain life and produce energy.  But sodium must be balanced with potassium.  Read More.

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Try Pumpkin Seeds for Fabulous Healthy Family Snack Food

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Breaking the salty snack food habit is one of the hardest parts of healthy eating, and getting children to give up salty snacks is almost impossible. But now you could replace them with a munchy-snack alternative that offers both great taste and great nutrition! Pumpkin seeds  are nutty tasting, crunchy, chewy and slightly sweet. When sea salt, herbs or spices are added, they turn into a delicious and nutritious snack that would please the biggest junk food addict.  Read More.

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Prebiotics End School Sick Days

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Getting kids outfitted and ready to go back to school can be budget busting, but here is one more thing you might want to buy.  Probiotics can strengthen your children's immune systems and help them withstand the onslaught of bacteria so typical of a school or daycare environment. There are probiotics formulas designed specifically for children that can help them stay healthy and free of colds, flu and allergies so they are present at school every day and alert and attentive to what is being taught.  Read More.

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Mouthwash is Toxic to Cells and Damages DNA

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Daily use of mouthwash has been linked to increased incidence of oral cancer, erosion of tooth enamel, increased tooth sensitivity, and higher levels of bad breath. If that weren't enough, research has just revealed that mouthwash is toxic to cells and damages DNA.  Read More.

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Are Food Additives Behind Your Weight Gain and Nagging Health Problems?

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Do you have nagging health problems that never seem to go away? People who eat right, spend a fortune on supplements and get plenty of exercise still answer this question with a YES. The cause of depression, anxiety and low energy for many of them lies in the neurotoxins hidden in even the most healthy sounding foods, including many foods labeled as organic. These ingredients can cause other serious reactions too, including migraines, insomnia, asthma, aggression, chronic fatigue, tinnitus, obesity, restless leg syndrome and ALS.

Many items in every kind of grocery store contain neurotoxic additives that produce such reactions. While 1 out of every 4 people is sensitive to neurotoxic additives, only 1 in 250 is aware that these additives are the source of the reactions they are having.  Read More.

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How to Restore Your Beautiful Hair and Skin

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Will your hair turn gray or fall out? The answer is dependent on your body having proper levels of natural thyroid hormones. Ground breaking research has documented that human hair follicles are direct targets of thyroid hormones.

The study assessed the impact of the two central thyroid hormones of the body, T3 and T4 on the human hair follicle. Human hair follicles in their growth phase were obtained from women between the ages of 40 and 69 with adequate thyroid levels. The follicles were cultured and treated with T3 and T4.  Read More.

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Ancient Grain is the Newest Superfood (Includes Recipes)

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) There's something on your grocer's shelf we bet you haven't tried. It is the live seed of a dark green leafy plant called Quinoa, and it has the taste, texture and versatility of grain. Quinoa (pronounced keen' wa) is the only grain-like food that offers a complete protein, a feature that makes it a favorite with those avoiding animal protein. Quinoa has a delicate nutty flavor when cooked, and can be a nutrient packed substitute in many traditional recipes. Best of all, it requires no more effort than cooking rice, and is very inexpensive.  Read More.

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Music Generates New Brain Neurons

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Music, the universal language of mood, emotion and desire, orchestrates a wide variety of neural systems to cast its evocative spell. Researchers have discovered evidence that music stimulates  regions of the brain responsible for memory, language and motor control. They have located specific areas of mental activity linked to the emotional responses elicited by music.  This knowledge is now being applied.  Read More.

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Low Testosterone Increases the Risk of Early Death by 88%

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Andropause is the name given to the change of life for men. This change is not as pronounced as the menopause experienced by women, but it's just as real. Most men don't like to think or talk about it because it makes them seem less manly. They are reluctant to do anything about it, and when they do, it's to ask for a prescription for Viagra rather than attempting to address the underlying causes of their declining energy, weight gain, irritability and failing sexual performance. A recent study may jar them into action.  Researchers have found that low testosterone levels in men are associated with high risk of early death from all causes Read More.

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Kids Have More Mental Illness Than Ever, Says CDC, Need More Drugs

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Our kids have more mental illness than ever says the new Children's Mental Health report just released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  The release of this report coincides with the long awaited release of the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), the bible of the American Psychological Association (APA).  This is the manual that is turning everyday commonplace characteristics, that have traditionally been accepted as fitting into the spectrum of human behavior, into disorders treatable with drugs.  Read More.

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Treat Ear Infections Without Antibiotics

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Few things are worse than the crying in the night signaling an ear infection. Misery, missed school and a trip to the doctor for antibiotics have been standard procedure for decades. But now that the damage to health from antibiotics is known, many parents are looking for another healing method.  Chiropractic offers a natural alternative to the medical establishment's "standard of care".

Why do we need an alternative to antibiotics? Probably the primary reason is that antibiotic use leads to resistant bacteria. Antibiotics are never able to kill all the bacteria involved in an infection, instead reducing them to a number that is hopefully manageable by the child's immune system. Bacteria evolve quickly, and random mutations may cause one or two of those that remain to have a gene that protects against antibiotic. The descendants of these mutated bacteria will have developed antibiotic resistance and will be resistant or even immune to that particular antibiotic drug.  Read More.

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Treat ADHD with Fish Oil

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Attention deficit disorder, also known as ADHD, is a recently conceived disease that now describes children who previously were referred to simply as problem kids. Children with ADHD are unable to concentrate for long periods of time on tasks that do not interest them, and they have great difficulty dealing with the demands of traditional schools that require them to sit in a desk for seven or more hours a day doing tasks that require books, paper and pencil.  Instead of creating a curriculum and environment that can meet the needs of all children, schools have joined with the pharmaceutical industry to medicate children who are unable to conform to this mind numbing experience.  Read More.

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Pineapple is the Delicious End to Cancer

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Imagine sunshine, tropical breezes and relaxation. If you put a fruit in that picture, it's probably pineapple, the sweet juicy gift from the tropics. Just like a tropical vacation can ease the mind, pineapple can ease the body. Bromelain, the key enzyme in pineapple, banishes inflammation as effectively as drugs. It reduces swelling, treats arthritis and gout, and speeds digestion of proteins. And research is now showing that pineapple is highly effective at shrinking tumors and sending cancer on the run.  Read More.

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Weight Loss is Easy With Apples

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Remember the old saying about an apple a day keeping the doctor away? You probably thought it was true but never knew why. Now researchers have found that the mighty power of the little red fruit comes from its high levels of a special flavonoid called quercetin.  This powerful compound has astonishing potential to promote health and prevent disease across the board.  But maybe best of all, quercetin is a master at weight loss.  Read More.

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The Dangers and Ineffectiveness of Mammography and Radiation

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Almost any woman who has undergone the torturous compression and radiation of her breasts wonders instinctively about the damage mammography is doing to her. But the instincts of women have long been devalued, and most just assume they are being silly. After all, the medical establishment would never do anything to harm, right? All the propaganda about mammograms reducing the risk of death from breast cancer makes us continue to doubt what our common sense is telling us, even in the face of overwhelming evidence that radiation causes all types of cancer including that of the breast.  Read More.

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Almonds are a Powerful Cure for Bad Cholesterol, Obesity and More

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Does eating to regain your health have to involve the latest discovery from the Amazon or the deserts of South America? Absolutely not. What you need is right on your grocer's shelf. For example, you can go a long way toward getting your cholesterol numbers looking good and yourself feeling great simply by adding almonds to a nutritious diet. This is because almonds normalize cholesterol levels and the ratio between LDL and HDL cholesterol. And it does it without the deadly side effects of statin drugs.

But that's just the beginning. Eating almonds provides super-strength protection against diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer and even weight gain and obesity.  Read More.

Beware of Tilapia - the Fishy Fish

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Tilapia is a mild flavored fish that has become popular as a result of its low price, but something about this low price is fishy.  It is achieved by converting the young female fish into males through the use of a toxic hormone drug, 17 alpha-methyltestosterone,  a synthetic version of testosterone, the hormone that produces male characteristics.  Read More.

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Fish Oil Supplements Lower Breast Cancer Risk

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Keeping breast cancer away may be as simple as swallowing two fish oil capsules each day, says recent research. This is great news in a year when 210,000 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with the disease and 40,000 are expected to die from it.

Fish oil is loaded with Omega 3 fatty acids that occur naturally in fatty fish such as salmon, mackerel, tuna and sardines. Several studies have shown that Omega 3 fatty acids can boost heart health, brain function, attention and mood. Other studies have shown that fish oil can extend the life of cells. Findings at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle have shown that when taken directly as a supplement, this mighty oil can offer powerful cancer protection.  Read More.

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Beat High Blood Pressure With Chiropractic Instead of Drugs

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) One thing is sure about a visit to a chiropractor: when it is over, you feel better! This is because a chiropractor restores harmony to the body's natural systems, allowing the wisdom of the body to again take over and restore a state of health. Blood pressure normalization is one of the outcomes of this process.  Read More.

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Salad

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) When it's time for lunch, one of the best overall bargains is a salad, whether it comes from a salad bar or is made at home. But not all salads offer good nutritional value. The ingredients chosen will determine whether the salad is an energy booster bursting with nutrition to help you sail through the afternoon, or one that deadens cellular energy and provides very little nutritional value for the money spent.
Salads that offer the most nutrition are made with a variety of fresh vegetables. Color is key, and those veggies with the bright, vibrant colors are trying to tell you something. The more colors you put on your plate, the more the salad can keep you looking and feeling great. This is because each veggie color reflects a different antioxidant that slows the aging process and wards off disease.  Read More.

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Eat Lots of Blueberries - But Not with Milk

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Looking for antioxidants? Go no further than the nearest bowl of blueberries. These tiny low calorie fruits are anti-aging superstars packed with flavor and sweetness. They have single-handedly brought many people back from disease and kept them looking and feeling young. There is just one thing you need to remember. Blueberries lose their power when eaten with milk.  Read More.

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What You Need to Know to Achieve Hormonal Balance

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Many women are so confused and frightened about their hormones they have decided to forget about them. This reaction is not surprising because almost daily there is a new scare headline about how hormones causes cancer or some other terrible condition. Women who were once told they could regain their health and lost sexuality by supporting their hormones are now being warned against it. All this confusion is a shame. As a result of it, women are losing out on feeling great during the best years of their lives.

When it comes to hormones, names mean very little

To understand hormone support and replacement requires the patience to look beyond the name. This is because hormones produced naturally by the body, hormone substitution drugs, natural plant hormones, and bioidentical hormones are all called hormones. Adding to this confusion, the names of the steroid hormones naturally produced by the body (estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone) have become generic terms. These terms are used freely and without regulation to describe the hormones produced by the body, hormone substitution drugs, natural plant hormones, and bioidentical hormones.

To further confuse matters, all hormone therapy, whether it involves hormone drug products, natural hormones or bioidentical hormones is referred to as HRT in most publications. Few physicians, journalists, and even researchers bother to make the distinction as to whether they are talking about hormone drug products, natural hormones or bioidentical hormones.  Read More.

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Treat Yourself with Fabulous Superfoods from Your Local Grocery Store

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Will you live a long life filled with vibrant health and wellbeing, or a shortened life riddled with obesity and degenerative disease? Will you be a person with energy and enthusiasm who others seek out, or a lifeless and cranky person nobody wants to be around? Surprisingly, the answers to these questions largely depend on what you choose to put in your grocery cart.  Read More.

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Contraceptive Use Reduces Peak Bone Mass, Leads to Osteoporosis

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Many parents wonder how to advise their daughters who are ready for contraceptives. The consequences of not using contraceptives can be life altering, but so can the consequences of using them. To make it even more complicated, recent research has shown that contraceptive use during adolescence prevents peak bone mass acquisition, leading to significantly increased risk of osteoporosis and fractures later in life.  Read More.

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Canola Oil is Not What You Think

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Should you be consuming canola oil? The FDA seems to think so, allowing canola labels to claim that it supports heart health and reduces the risk of coronary heart disease. Even Whole Foods Markets is on board with canola oil, and most foods on their hot bar are swimming in it. Proponents point out that canola is inexpensive, tastes good, and has the lowest saturated fat content of any common edible oil. But evidence has mounted that canola oil actually promotes heart disease and is a hoax on the public rivaling the promotion of margarine. Leading experts on oils and fats see canola oil as a victory for a food technology industry that will not be happy until all traditional, real foods have been replaced by imitations.  Read More.

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How to Build Self Confidence in Your Children

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) The media recently reported the story of a 9 year old who acted quickly and decisively to save the life of his teacher who was having an terrible asthma attack. Experts were full of praise for the boy's actions, but the real story is about his parents and how they managed to raise a child like that. Those parents really know what they are doing. They have managed to empower their child to face an unpleasant situation, make a decision quickly, and act on that decision. Their child has confidence.

Building self confidence in children was once a matter of common sense. It wasn't so long ago that most children were raised to be confident individuals. But recently a new kind of parent has emerged who can be detrimental to the healthy development of their children: the over-parenter Read More.

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Plan a Victory Garden and Reunite with Humanity

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Now is the time to celebrate the earth's awakening by planning a victory garden, and join the thousands of people reuniting with nature while embracing healthy living. Victory gardens were last seen at the end of the World War II, and today are making a comeback because they have come to represent our fight to regain control of our lives, our health and our independence. They represent re-dedication to membership in humanity and the need to make sure all people have access to high quality food. There is no better time than now to take out paper and pencil and begin planning the placement, layout, and content of your garden. By the time your plan is complete, the earth will be warmed enough for planting.  Read More.

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Low Cost Natural Treatment and Prevention for Cancer

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Given all the hype about a search for the cure and buying pink ribbon items, you probably think the cure for cancer has yet to be discovered. That's what the drug companies that receive money from pink ribbon sales would like you to think, but this is far from the truth. An easy, inexpensive, well proven, documented, and highly effective cure for cancer has existed for over fifty years.

Why haven't you heard about this before? This cure is completely natural, and it is easily accessible to everyone. Natural substances cannot be patented by drug companies, and there are no windfall profits to be made from them. If knowledge of this cure became mainstream, the exorbitant amounts charged for the toxic treatments used by the medical establishment would be threatened. If this cure became widely known, no one would ever again consent to surgery, radiation or chemotherapy. As a result, this cure has been fiercely suppressed. The cancer industry in the U.S. is big business at its worst  Read More.

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Ten Herbs and Spices That Want to Make You Healthy

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Spices do more than make food taste great. Recent research is showing that the common spices you probably have in your kitchen can reduce signs of aging, inhibit degenerative disease, and promote health and wellbeing. The Mediterranean diet, so often associated with good health and lack of disease, relies heavily on the use of spices. But you don’t have to follow the Mediterranean way of eating to gain the amazing health benefits these inexpensive flavor boosters have to offer.  Read More.

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Iodine Protects Against Breast Cancer

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Iodine is an overlooked mineral, yet its importance to overall health and well being cannot be overstated. Iodine is critical for the formation of thyroid hormone. People who have difficulty losing weight even though they eat small portions of health promoting foods are probably short on iodine. Iodine deficiency can lead to dull brittle hair, balding, lack of skin tone, low energy levels, difficulty dealing with environmental temperature change, poor concentration, constipation, depression, and extreme fatigue. And there is one more manifestation of low iodine. Scientists now believe that iodine deficiency plays a role in the development of breast cancer.  Read More.

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Breathe Clean Purified Air at Home or Work with Plants

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) The amazing health benefits we derive from eating plants and drinking their juices are just the beginning of the story. Research shows that when we bring plants inside to share our environments, we multiply those benefits exponentially.  Read More.

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Kids Who Get Dirty Have Better Immune Systems

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Spring has a way of luring kids out of the house to play and get dirty. Cleaning them up and doing extra laundry may keep parents busy, but now they can feel better about the grime. Research is showing that kids who get dirty grow up healthier than kids who don't. Exposure to certain bacteria at young ages helps children develop stronger and more regulated immune systems and lessens the likelihood they will develop allergies.  Read More.

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Body Care Starts in the Liver

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) We have been taught to be a nation of consumers -- use it up, throw it out, and get another one! Many of us seem to think there is no need to take care of anything, even our bodies, because everything can be replaced. When our joints are stiff and inflamed we can buy new ones made of plastic and metal. We can even buy a new liver when the old one is destroyed. But is this really the best way to live? Maybe people end up with new body parts because they never learned how to care for their old ones. Maybe if we learn how to care for our original body parts, we won’t have to put new ones on our credit cards.  Read More.

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Why Breast Fed Babies are Smarter

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) We all want to make sure our children reach their full potential and be the people they were meant to be. This is why it's important to know that brain development of babies and children is highly influenced by nutritional intake. Children who are fed inadequate amounts of a key nutrient will have inadequate brain growth and development, resulting in lower IQ's, reduced language development, and slower fine motor development. These are the findings of an extraordinary longitudinal study conducted by a research team led by Professor Jake Najman at the University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia.  Read More.

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Why You Need to Take a Multivitamin

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Have you had seven to nine servings of fruits and vegetables today? This is the amount recommended by the National Cancer Institute and many other health experts, up from 5 servings just a few years ago. If you are wondering why the recommendation keeps increasing, it is because the quality of the food found in supermarkets keeps decreasing. As the recommended amount of fresh produce needed to maintain health gets larger, it becomes more difficult to meet it. Are multivitamins the answer?  Read More.

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Are Your Personal Care Products Behind Your Nagging Health Problems?

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Most of us are adversely affected each year by a silent from of chemical warfare that is taking place every day, right within the comfort of our own homes. Although we may have started watching what we eat, we are still destroying our immune systems with thousands of toxic chemicals that are known carcinogens, hormone disrupters, and cancer-causing agents.  Read More.

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Heal Your Intestinal Tract and Save Your Life
  
by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) We've been taught to believe that bacteria is a bad thing and we probably don't want to think about the trillions of them that should be living happily in our intestinal tracts.   Intentionally swallowing down some more of them seems counter-intuitive, but the truth is that taking probiotics is one of the best interventions we can take to stay healthy or regain lost health.  This is because the friendly bacteria living in our intestinal tracts are the  foundation of the immune system.  They hold the keys to our very existence. Read More.

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Antibiotics Use Linked with Increased Cancer Risk
  
by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Isn't it ironic that the very thing we were taught would save us may actually be increasing our chances of death from a fatal disease! Recent research has established the link between antibiotic use and cancer.

The results of a nationwide cohort study to determine whether antibiotic use predicts the development of various cancers was published in the International Journal of Cancer. The research involved 3,112,624 individuals, aged 30-79 years, with no history of cancer. Information on the antibiotic use of the participants was obtained from the Drug Prescription Registry in Finland. During the following six years, 134,070 cancer cases in this group were documented from the Finnish Cancer Registry.  Read More.

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Are You Eating Enough of This Inexpensive Miracle Food?

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Imagine a delicious, versatile, high protein food that could almost magically prevent heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and excessive weight gain.  You'd be willing to pay a lot for this food, wouldn't you?  Actually, there is probably already some hiding in your kitchen cabinets.  If not, it's on the shelf at the nearest grocery store.  This food is the mighty bean, an overlooked vegetable that is a research superstar.  Read More.

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How You Sleep Determines Whether You are Healthy or Not

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Americans don't get enough sleep to stay healthy! Only about one in four gets a full 8 hours of sleep. Yet research shows that a person's sleep amount is a great predictor of outcome. Humans with shorter sleep times have been shown to be more susceptible to viruses, bacterial infections, obesity and cancer.  Read More.

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Black Pepper Gives Big Boost to Overall Health for Pennies

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Black pepper does a whole lot more than hang around with salt. Researchers have recently found that black pepper can reduce the perception of pain, lower inflammation, and combat arthritis. These discoveries follow other studies showing black pepper can block complications from diabetes, act as a powerful antioxidant, and fight off colon cancer. Black pepper has been shown to substantially increase the bioavailability of nutrients from food and supplements, thereby providing more nutrients for each dollar spent. All this makes sprinkling black pepper on food one of the easiest and most economical interventions people can make to boost their overall health status.  Read More.

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Eat More Protein and Lose Weight

by Barbara Minton
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(The Best Years in Life) If you're managing to eat 5-7 daily servings of fruits and vegetables, give yourself a pat on the back. But don't be tempted to cut back on protein to make room for all that produce. Recent research has shown that getting a higher percentage of calories from protein helps people get slim and stay that way. This is because protein forms the structure and integrity of every part of the body, and the body's signal to stop eating is not sent until protein requirements are fulfilled. Read More.

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Do Your Symptoms Mean Hypothyroidism?

by Barbara Minton
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(The Best Years in Life) Is the average temperature of the human body still 98.6 (F)? This often quoted average was determined in the nineteenth century. A more recent study has reported an average temperature of 98.2, and many medical professionals believe this decrease in body heat is the result of an increasing prevalence of hypothyroidism. Whatever the answer is, one thing is sure. More people than ever are suffering from the large number of symptoms associated with low thyroid levels, especially women.  Read More.

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How to Buy Olive Oil Without Getting Scammed

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Experts far and wide proclaim the health benefits of extra virgin olive oil. One of the reasons they point to is the fact that extra virgin olive oil is much less processed than oils made from vegetable seeds. Extra virgin olive oil is expensive compared to seed oils, but the extra cost is clearly worth it when you consider those tremendous benefits. Unfortunately, when you buy a bottle of extra virgin olive oil, that is not necessarily what you get.  Read More.

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Low Melatonin Raises Breast Cancer Risk

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Melatonin is nature's sleeping pill. It is secreted by the light sensitive pineal gland which regulates our biological clock and synchronizes our hormonal-immune network in what is known as the circadian rhythm. Our level of melatonin naturally rises with darkness and falls with light. According to Dr. Uzzi Reiss, in his book Natural Hormone Balance, a healthy pineal gland produces 2.5 milligrams of melatonin every twenty-four hours. Melatonin plays a central role in the aging processes of the body. When pineal production of melatonin begins to diminish at around age 40, the decline sets off changes in the operation of the body's cells. The physiology of the cell shifts from repair and rejuvenation to aging and degeneration.  Read More.

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How to Learn the Truth about Your Tap Water

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Water is fundamental to life, so many would agree that having plenty of good clean tap water is a basic human right. But a constant stream of headlines has kept us alert to the toxic chemicals and pollutants showing up in tap water. So how can you can find out the true state of the tap water coming out of your faucets? The Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonprofit organization devoted to human and environmental health has created a data base that rates all water companies in the U.S. and lists the specific hazards of each so they can be addressed.

Since this initiative began in 2004, drinking water quality analysis of almost 20 million records obtained from state water officials by EWG has revealed 315 chemical pollutants in the tap water we bath in and drink. The group recently spotlighted one of the most dangerous findings: the tap water of more than 30 US cities contains hexavalent chromium (chromium-6), a probable carcinogen made famous in the film Erin Brockovich. This chemical is linked to leukemia and other cancers as well as liver and kidney damage.  Read More.

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Health Secrets of the Benefits and Dangers of Popcorn

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Few foods are more popular than popcorn, but it's important to know that all popcorn is not created equal. When it's prepared the right way, popcorn is the most nutritious snack on earth according to researchers. When it's prepared the wrong way, it's a death-dealing toxin.  Read More.

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Stop Prostate Cancer Cold with Hot Chili Peppers

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) Chili peppers make food taste great. Now we're learning they may be even better for keeping the human body feeling in the spice of life. Capsaicin is the active ingredient in hot chili peppers, and the one that turns up the heat. It is a compound useful in nature for preventing pepper plants from being eaten by insects and animals. When capsaicin is consumed by humans in the form of hot sauce, chili peppers or cayenne pepper, it offers a wealth of health benefits. One that has received much recent attention is its ability to make prostate cancer cells commit suicide.  Read More.

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Antibacterial Products Destroy Your Immune System

by Barbara Minton

(The Best Years in Life) As far back as 2007, the prestigious Harvard Health Letter reported that regular soap and water is just as effective at cleansing hands of bacteria as antibacterial soap or hand sanitizer, and without their dangerous side effects. Apparently nobody was listening though, because this season has seen bottles of hand sanitizer and ads for antibacterial soap pop up everywhere. We may think these products are better than soap and water because their advertisers say so, but fifteen seconds of hand washing with regular soap and water eliminates 80 percent of bacteria, an amount equivalent to what is eliminated with the use of antibacterial soap or hand sanitizer, according to the Harvard Letter. The difference is that regular soap and water is not toxic and does not destroy your immune system. Read More.

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