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Functional Medicine Acknowledged by the DOD?

FM(I) Functional Medicine – The solution   Since 2001 the United States of America has been fighting relentlessly in the Global War on Terror. Our service members have been deployed into hostile, polluted environments with extreme climates for the past 14 years. As a result of this lengthy war, suicides, cancer and other “undiagnosed” or “hidden” injuries are plaguing the ...

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Organic Farming More Sustainable? here’sproof

Is organic farming more resilient, higher yielding, more energy efficient and more profitable? The Rodale Institute’s latest report of a 30 year trial says it is. The Farming Systems Trial (FST)® at Rodale Institute is America’s longest running, side-by-side comparison of organic and chemical agriculture. Started in 1981 to study what happens during the transition from chemical to organic agriculture, ...

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Turmeric and Curcumin are Proven Exceptionally Healthy

Turmeric may be the most effective nutritional supplement in existence. Many high quality studies show that it has major benefits for your body and brain. Here are the top 10 evidence-based health benefits of turmeric. 1. Turmeric Contains Bioactive Compounds With Powerful Medicinal Properties Turmeric is the spice that gives curry its yellow color. It has been used in India ...

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Human Diseases Passed to Animals is more Common – Animal Diseases Passed to Humans is Accelerating

I recently had a few suggestions to write a “Zoonotic Infections” column addressing diseases of humans that are transmissible to animals. When I subsequently discussed the appropriate terminology for such diseases with a peer veterinary epidemiologist, he said, “Reverse zoonosis is fine by me but only because the medics insist that allzoonoses go from animals to man. Indeed, WHO defines ...

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