The Common Cold

The Common Cold Dr. Jimmy Steger There is a connection between stress and susceptibility to the common cold. Lifestyle, in general, can have an effect on the immune system. Alcohol consumption, smoking and even skipping breakfast can make you more susceptible to colds and the flu, according to the Economic and Social Research Council (research …

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10 Foods That Help Reverse Diabetes

10 Foods That Help Reverse Diabetes Dr. Jimmy Steger Diabetes can be a fatal condition, especially if not controlled. Diabetics face a risk of suffering from conditions like heart disease, stroke, cataracts, and others. If one is not careful with their diet, they can die as a result of a stroke. Being diabetic does not …

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7 Signs You May Be Unhealthy

7 Signs you may be Unhealthy Dr. Jimmy Steger The human body is an amazing thing and it has the ability to send instant signals to the brain letting you know something may be wrong.  Some people go through life not paying attention to detail of their bodies and this is important. Let’s look at …

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The Truth about Antidepressants

The Truth about Antidepressants Dr. Jimmy Steger Seems like most Americans these days have bought into the lie that taking some form of pill can solve any and all emotional or mental issues. If only it were that easy! And every time I try to give people a good dose of the truth, they point …

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Allergy vs. Intolerance

Allergy vs. Intolerance Dr. Jimmy Steger The most common and best understood type of allergy is a reaction in which the body’s immune system overreacts to a food and mistakenly produces antibodies (called IgE) to the food. This can cause reactions, sometimes severe, that affect the skin, breathing, gut and heart. Intolerance is an adverse …

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Absorption of Nutrients

Absorption of Nutrients Dr. Jimmy Steger The small intestine is a tubular structure within the abdominal cavity that carries the food in continuation with the stomach up to the colon from where the large intestine carries it to the rectum and out of the body via the anus. The main function of this organ is …

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Prevention of Arthritis

Prevention of Arthritis  Dr. Jimmy Steger How can we prevent arthritis, and if we have arthritis, how can we heal it?  First of all, let’s look at some of the causes of arthritis.   People eat denatured foods that have been canned, preserved, packaged, and nuked by the microwave; there are no vitamins and minerals left …

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Chemical Food Additives

Chemical Food Additives  Dr. Jimmy Steger   This alphabetical listing of the most common food additives includes what they’re used for, some of the foods in which they’re found, and our assessment of their safety. Acesulfame Potassium. (Everyone should avoid) – Artificial sweetener: Chewing gum, diet soda, no-sugar added baked goods and desserts, tabletop sweetener …

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Eyesight – Vision

 Eyesight – Vision Dr. Jimmy Steger Each of us comes equipped with an amazing pair of optical wonders. Even the Hubble telescope, which looks far out into distant galaxies, pales in comparison to the technology of the eye. For many, vision fails as they get older. But despite what you may have been led to …

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