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Carageenan revisited

After a number of alerts about carrageenen recently, I researched several web sources to collect a few simple facts for VitaminAgent. This write-up from Dr. Wiel’s staff is nice and concise: “What about carrageenan? I know that it is widely added to foods like ice cream and yogurt, but I’ve heard that it isn’t good for you and should be ...

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MSM – Methylsulfonylmethane

What is MSM (methylsulfonylmethane)? It’s an organic sulfur compound that’s used to improve immune function, lower inflammation and help restore healthy bodily tissue. The reason so many benefits are attributed to the MSM supplement is because MSM provides biologically active sulfur, which is the fourth most plentiful mineral in the body and needed for many different critical bodily functions every single ...

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Theanine, tea, BP, depression, etc.

Why Tea? Back when Europe was stone huts and the Mayans were playing soccer, the Chinese were drinking tea. Tea goes back at least 5,000 years as medicine and more than 1,000 years as a simple beverage. Made from the leaves of a bush related to flowering camellia, tea has had a role in major features such as the American ...

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Mucoid Plaques in the Gut

Mucoid plaque, which is known in medical literature as Biofilm (1), Intestinal Metaplasia, Mucin (abnormal kind) and others, can grow inside the intestines on the mucosa walls. The presence of this substance inhibits the proper absorption of nutrients and provides a breeding ground for unfriendly bacteria, fungi and parasites. The presence of this substances has been associated with a whole ...

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Pediatric Homeopathy

There are few medical recommendations which can be safely recommended for children. Alongside of including a physician or pediatrician’s consult it is up to the parent’s discretion to determine what they can do for an ill child.  For the majority of illnesses, parents wait until significant signs of distress such as dehydration, difficulty breathing, rash, injury or high fever alert ...

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