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Thyroid—you might have a problem and not know it

All estimates I’ve read are that 25 to 50 percent or more of American women have significant thyroid issues. Possibly over half of women over 40. Most of these women are undiagnosed. If you have low thyroid, which is the most common thyroid problem, symptoms may be low energy, slow metabolism / weight gain, dry […]

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Should I “eat right for my blood type?”

A recent grad from Institute for Integrative Nutrition applied for the GreenSmoothieGirl Health Coaches certification and said this: “I’ve studied over 100 nutritional plans, and the 12 Steps to Whole Foods program is the most comprehensive, practical, grounded approach I have found.” (That’s the goal. I think I’ve studied all those nutrition plans, too. Most […]

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Root canals….at the root of much disease?

Root canals are another toxic practice. Over 20 million root canal surgeries are done each year in the U.S. alone. I unfortunately have had two of them, before I knew how dangerous they are, or that I had any other option. Dr. James Howenstine says, “Many chronic diseases, perhaps most, are a result of root […]

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amalgam fillings—friend or foe?

I never thought twice about letting the dentist pack mercury into my teeth. Then, with that mercury “safely” packed into my cranium, I cracked ice with my teeth relentlessly for many years. Ten years ago I learned about the importance of getting the mercury OUT of my mouth, and I had my totally traditional dentist […]

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Flouride: It’s a poison. Not a cavity preventer.

Because we have the annual IONIZER group buy going on, I have the utterly infuriating subject of WATER QUALITY on my mind. In particular, chlorine and fluoride. Can we just talk a little about fluoride? The Nazis fed concentration camp victims fluoride because it is well known to sterilize people and make them docile. Former […]

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Can you stand ONE more comment about PSA and prostate cancer?

One last comment about PSA. We have people at both ends of the spectrum writing us. Some are furious that their loved one died of the treatment. Others are indignant that we don’t see what a wonderful gift the PSA test is for saving lives. I think this brief experience Dave R. wrote us is […]

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The PSA for prostate cancer: does it detect cancer and save lives?

I recently mentioned, rather controversially, ways that the medical industry may actually be increasing our likelihood and rate of breast cancer, with mammography. I will document this more precisely, soon. I also wrote how the heavy metals in deodorant coupled with shaving, and also lymph restriction from wearing bras, increase our risk of breast cancer. […]

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Will my teeth go bad on a raw diet?

Dear GreenSmoothieGirl: Will my teeth go bad on a raw diet? I am troubled by the Weston A. Price Foundation’s claim. –Megan From Robyn: I have noticed observationally that those on a long-term 100% vegan diet sometimes have dental problems. I do not think that this diet is necessary. (I wonder if there are good […]

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Dietary philosophy and supplements, part 2 of 7

DIETARY PHILOSOPHY Dr. Connealy’s program, executed by her nutritionist, Liliana, is 80% alkaline and 20% acid foods (like animal products, grains, berries). They feed patients 20% fat, 30% protein, 50% carbs in the form of veggies, and about 50% raw in the form of vegetables, 2 green juices, and two salads daily. They do not […]

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Co-existing with cancer, or curing it?

Of course, every cancer patient hopes for the words “remission” or even better, “cure.” Those things are possible and do happen regularly, especially with early-stage cancers. But, one thing that has been a surprise to me in my studies thus far is that practitioners almost universally talk about how cancer does not have to be […]

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