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Diet As Effective As Drug In Lowering Bad Cholesterol
A vegetarian diet high in soluble fibre and low in saturated fats can lower bad cholesterol levels as effectively as some commonly prescribed drugs, a new study has shown, suggesting medication-free cholesterol control may be a viable option for some people. The diet is rich in sticky fibres proven to help clear cholesterol from the blood, and found in foods like barley, oatmeal, okra and eggplant.
Vitamin C May Help Ward Off Heart Disease
A study tracking more than 85,000 nurses over 16 years found that those taking vitamin C supplements had a 28 percent lower risk of getting heart disease. The study doesn't conclusively prove vitamin C helps prevent heart disease, but researchers called the study "very intriguing."
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Painful or confusing emotions are par for the course during a time of change, even when it's a positive, life-affirming change in the direction of overall health and wellbeing. In "Befriend Your Feelings" John W. Travis, M.D., M.P.H., recommends that you adopt the attitude that feelings are natural and normal. Befriend the emotional parts of yourself.
Jealousy is impossible to deal with in close relationships because it's not real. In "How to Get Free of Jealousy Part I" Gay and Kathlyn Hendricks explain that the only way to handle jealousy in the real world of relationships is to shift your state of consciousness so that you can see jealousy for what it really is - You're afraid of losing the love of the other person.
Flies are such a nuisance! If you're tired of having the pesky little critters buzzing around your house--but you don't want to resort to using harmful chemicals--check out the easy, great ideas offered in "Repel Flies Naturally" by Annie Berthold-Bond of Care2. They use kitchen cupboard ingredients and they really work!
Tips for a Healthy Summer
Our personal cooling system can fail if we overexert ourselves on hot and humid days. Read "First Aid for Heat Exhaustion & Heat Stroke" for prevention tips, plus how to quickly respond to emergency situations.
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Root canals have been a source of controversy since the turn of the century, when they first were used to treat nerve damage. In "Root Canal Coverup, Fact or Fiction" Flora Parsa Stay, D.D.S. explains the process as performed by conventional dentists and biological dentists.
In "Ten Common Homeopathic Medicines" Dana Ullman, M.P.H. offers homeopathic medicines that are used for common ailments. A helpful guide for those who wish to try a homeopathic approach by treating themselves for non-threatening acute conditions.
Healthy Woman Update
Yeast infections are the most common type of vaginal infections. In "Yeast Infections" the American Institute of Preventive Medicine alerts women to what can trigger one, numerous prevention tips, and self-care procedures to get rid of a yeast infection.
Find an Alternative Healthcare Professional
The Professional Referral Network contains searchable directories for 20 leading professional associations in complementary and integrative health care, with over 17,000 professionals. Looking for a healthcare professional specializing in herbal medicine? The Herbalism section includes the American Herbalists Guild member database.
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If you're one of the millions of allergy and asthma sufferers, most likely you've tried everything to relieve your symptoms only to find small and temporary measures of relief. In "The Allergy and Asthma Cure: A Complete Eight-Step Nutritional Program" Dr. Fred Pescatore, whose nutritional program helped heal his own asthma, helps readers understand and diagnose allergies and asthma. By combining a unique nutritional approach with his complementary medical program integrating both traditional treatments and alternative medicine, he will liberate you from the inhalers, antihistamines, steroids, and other medications that have controlled your life until now.
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With a little effort on each of our parts and a willingness to change, we can make a big difference in the incidence of this nation's number one killer, cardiovascular disease. In "Nutritional Program for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention" Elson M. Haas, M.D. addresses cardiovascular disease risks, dietary fats, goals for decreasing CVD risks, dietary suggestions to reduce CVD risks, herbs and supplements, and exercise benefits in cardiovascular disease.
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Frustrated with the latest fat-burning product that's done nothing but burn a hole in your pocket? In "Weight Loss for Real: Drop the Pounds Without Dieting!" Barry Bittman, M.D. reminds us that the more energy you expend, the more calories you burn and the more weight you lose. Rather than suggest we revert to the more strenuous activities of our ancestors, he points out the impact of some of the "conveniences" in our daily life and offers possible alternatives and projected potential calorie burning benefits.
Yoga has seen a tremendous resurgence in the past decade. "Questions on Yoga" is a conversation with Donna Farhi as she shares her views regarding what yoga is, it's different forms, why it is becoming more popular now, and how she foresees the practice of yoga evolving in the future.
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GLOBAL HEALTH CALENDAR
Susan Samueli Center International Conference:
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Irvine, CA USA
September 12-14, 2003
Contact: UCI College of Medicine - 949-824-6246
California Breast Cancer Research Program Symposium
From Research to Action: A Decade of Progress
San Diego, CA USA
September 12-14, 2003
Contact: California Breast Cancer Research Program & University of California San Diego School of Medicine - 888-313-2277
Los Angeles - LA Convention Center, CA USA
September 25-28, 2003
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Sedona Spring Purification & Wellness Retreat with Dr. Elson Haas
Sedona, AZ USA
October 1-5, 2003
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Santa Barbara Beauty Expo 2003
Santa Barbara, CA USA
October 4-6, 2003
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2003 Annual ISPA Conference and Expo
Dallas, TX USA
October 13-16, 2003
Contact: International Spa Association - 888-651-4772
Nutritional Therapy in Medical Practice
Presented by Jonathan Wright, M.D. and Alan Gaby, M.D.
Seattle, WA USA
November 7-10, 2003
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ACAM Fall Conference
Las Vegas, NV USA
November 19-23, 2003
Contact: American College for Advancement in Medicine - 800-532-3688
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