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World Renown Heart Surgeon Speaks Out On What Really Causes Heart Disease. We physicians with all our training, knowledge and authority often acquire a rather large ego that tends to make it difficult to admit we are wrong. So, here it is. I freely admit to being wrong. As a heart surgeon with 25 years experience, having performed over 5,000 open-heart surgeries, today is my day to right the wrong with medical and scientific fact.

I trained for many years with other prominent physicians labelled “opinion makers.” The only accepted therapy was prescribing medications to lower cholesterol and a diet that severely restricted fat intake. It Is Not Working! These recommendations are no longer scientifically or morally defensible. The long-established dietary recommendations have created epidemics of obesity and diabetes, the consequences of which dwarf any historical plague in terms of mortality, human suffering and dire economic consequences. Regardless of where the inflammatory process occurs, externally or internally, it is the same. Dr. Dr. Rubin Naiman, Part 2 of 2: How Much Sleep Do You Need? FDA Says Walnuts Are a "New Drug"

Disease and Liver Disorders. Jefferson Adams is a freelance writer living in San Francisco. His poems, essays and photographs have appeared in Antioch Review, Blue Mesa Review, CALIBAN, Hayden's Ferry Review, Huffington Post, the Mississippi Review, and Slate among others. He is a member of both the National Writers Union, the International Federation of Journalists, and covers San Francisco Health News for View all articles by Jefferson Adams Recently, however, evidence has begun to emerge that shows celiac disease to be a multi-system disorder that might affect a wide array of organs, including the bones, the heart, the skin, the liver, and the nervous system. Evidence is emerging that shows that beyond damaging the liver outright, celiac disease might also compound the impact of chronic liver diseases when the two occur together. A second study showed a prevalence of celiac in 534 patients with chronic hepatitis to be 1.3%.

HemochromatosisCeliac’s connection to hemochromatosis is twofold. Bruffer.


Hemochromatosis (Iron overload) Hereditary Hemochromatosis (HHC) is one of the most common genetic disorders in the United States, affecting approximately 1.5 million persons. HHC is characterized by increased iron absorption in the gastrointestinal tract that may cause lifelong excessive iron absorption and accumulation and serious health effects including arthritis, cirrhosis, diabetes, impotence, myocardial infarction, and death. Deposition of iron within tissues causes inflammation and subsequent fibrosis and destruction of major organs leading to organ failure and chronic disease. HHC often goes undetected and untreated until symptoms of permanent organ damage become apparent.

HHC was first recognized more than a century ago as an iron overload condition presenting as a clinical triad - type 2 diabetes mellitus, skin bronzing, and cirrhosis of the liver. Several causes for iron overload exist, the primary ones being genetically based. Ethnic FactorsHHC is commonly underdiagnosed in white patients.

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Celiac disease Irish Ireland. Why is celiac disease so common in Ireland? [Perspect Biol Med. 2001] - PubMed result. Food / Supplements. Migraine. Cancer cure known for 35 years? Maybe you aren't doomed to cancer or other diseases because of your genes; scientists find risk research is inaccurate. (NaturalNews) Countless people have had regular expensive testings and even organs removed because, based on genetic testing, they've been told they are sure to get cancer. Think about women having breasts amputated to avoid breast cancer in the future, for example.

Others live a life of worry and a feeling of impending doom if they believe test results of "biomarkers" for specific diseases show sooner or later they will probably get heart disease, dementia or some other potential killer. But it turns out, according to a new study, the research about the associations between genes and other biomarkers and various maladies is vastly overstated. Bottom line: were told you are more or less doomed to eventually get a certain disease so you need constant vigilance and testing?

Turns out, none of that may be true. For instance, one widely cited study links the BRCA1 gene mutation with colon cancer; another links levels of C-reactive protein in the blood with cardiovascular disease. Dr. Family Communications— Being Present for Children Edgar Cayce A.R.E. Blog. The ways may be set before thee—the choices must be taken of thine own consciousness. Be aware of what ye would that the Lord would do with thee, what Thou would do with the opportunities, the privileges He hath bestowed upon thee as one of His children. Edgar Cayce Reading 1470-2 There is an old saying that often elegantly describes how many families communicate.

It goes something like this: I know you believe you understand what you think I said, but I am not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant. Confused? What you frequently find is that people are not emotionally present. Parents get so concerned about their jobs, the family dynamics, keeping up with the neighbors, and managing the politics of life that they miss the little clues that their spouse or kids are giving them that would have tipped them off to a potential problem.

A busy mom is getting her four-year old ready for pre-school. Here are her options: *I am the mom in option three. TINA D. Ayurveda: art of being.

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Yoga. Tai Chi. Ergonomics. Erotic Healing Experiences with Ayahuasca - Yalila Espinosa. One hundred push ups. Aging. Obama health care reform imposes 3.8% tax on all income from home sales and home rental income (update 2) (NaturalNews) The news about Obama's health care reform just keeps getting worse -- and we only find these things long after the bill has passed, of course.

The newest revelation concerns a 3.8% tax on income from home sales and home rentals which will go into effect in 2013. (Note: This story has been updated to clarify who the 3.8% tax impacts, see below.) Depending on your income level, this could end up costing you thousands of dollars from the sale of a home (even if you're a middle-class income earner). It would also place a tax burden on all rental income from any home you might rent out to others. How could this be? While this tax is supposed to be targeted to "the rich" with a threshold of $250,000 in unearned income, it can very easily hit middle-class income families who sell a house with a gain, forcing them to pay the 3.8% on a portion of their gain.

There is a lot of debate on the 'net about who this affects and exactly how this is calculated. And where is this money going? Obama's health care scheme ruled unconstitutional.


Iron Rich Foods for Iron Deficiency Anemia. ( A diet with iron rich foods along with iron supplements is often recommended for women with iron deficiency anemia. Absorption of iron from food is often influenced by multiple factors. One important factor being the form of iron. Heme Iron, found in animal sources, is highly available for absorption. Non-heme iron on the other hand, found in vegetable sources, is less available. Here are the Top 10 high iron foods: How Much Iron Do You Need? Iron plays an integral role in the formation of hemoglobin in blood and myoglobin in muscles, both of which carry oxygen to the cells. The recommended intake for iron is: Kids 1-3 years old: 7 mg/day Kids 4-8 years old: 10 mg/day Teenagers 9 - 13: 8 mg/day Teenagers 14 - 18: 11 mg/day for boys & 15 mg/day for girls Males 19+: 8 mg/day Females 19-50: 18 mg/day Females 51+: 8 mg/day Pregnant Females: 27 mg/day Top High Iron Foods Iron Rich Foods containing Heme Iron Iron Rich Foods containing Non-Heme Iron The Magic of Iron-Food Pairing.

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Boosting iron absorption: A guide to for the science-minded. A guide for the science-minded © 2009 Gwen Dewar, Ph.D., all rights reserved Iron absorption in anthropological perspective Back in the Paleolithic, iron deficiency was probably uncommon (Eaton et al 1999). That’s because the Paleolithic diet included • animal muscle tissue (from mammals, birds, fish, and/or shellfish) • plant-based sources of iron (e.g., green leafy vegetables), and • foods rich in vitamin C (which can triple the bioavailability of iron) Today, many people around the world are iron deficient. Heme versus nonheme iron The bioavailability of iron depends on several factors. In addition, absorption depends on the specific form that iron takes.

Heme Iron Heme iron is the most readily absorbed form of iron, and it’s found in shellfish, red meat, poultry, and fish (see the chart in this article about iron rich goods). Nonheme iron Nonheme iron is found in plant foods, as well as in eggs, milk, and meat. Compared with heme iron, it’s less easily absorbed by the body. • coffee • cocoa. Mental Health. Health / Wellness. Beyond Rice Cakes: Study Relates Celiac Disease and Migraine Headaches.