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Doctor insights on: Using Diatomaceous Earth For Human Weight Control

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Weight Management (Definition)

Weight management is a treatment for a person with abnormal weight (usually somebody who is too obese, but sometimes a person who is too thin). Weight management includes behavioral changes, exercise plans, changes ...Read more


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What are the Benefits and cons of daily use of Flora baby probiotics for a 2 year old? It claims immune support is that true?

What are the Benefits and cons of daily use of Flora baby probiotics for a 2 year old? It claims immune support is that true?

Claims are forbidden: The FDA strictly forbids advertisement of dietary supplements with 'claims' of any sort. Probiotics are generally considered to be safe and beneficial for overall GI health, but be wary of any product that claims to cure or prevent disease. ...Read more

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Drs.does 4life transfer factors has any benifit? i found many articles on the internet that transfer factors are immune boosters by 300%.

Drs.does 4life transfer factors has any benifit? i found many articles on the internet that transfer factors are immune boosters by 300%.

Not proven: 4life transfer factor contains colostrum, a form of milk produced in late pregnancy which contains high antibody levels. Older research suggested this substance has immune boosting effects, but no recent research confirms this. The US FDA regulates transfer factors as a dietary supplement & has issued a warning that they have not been proven safe or effective in the treatment of any condition. ...Read more

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Hi Dr's ....are there any dangerous aspects from using (ON 100% GOLD WHEY protein) for mild bodybuilders ? is this brand a good one ?

Hi Dr's ....are there any dangerous aspects from using (ON 100% GOLD WHEY protein) for mild bodybuilders ? is this brand a good one ?

Please check the: label or call the manufacturer w/any whey product you use. You want to make sure that the whey is from grass fed cattle and not cattle that are fed full of antibiotics and hormones. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Healthy living: what furniture stores are particularly good about selling furniture that's free of vocs?

Healthy living: what furniture stores are particularly good about selling furniture that's free of vocs?

Hastens for beds: The gold standard, at least for "green" bedding, is hastens. The company reports it meets standards set by Öko-tex and others for home and environmental health. Mattresses are made with cotton and even horsehair! ...Read more

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Is using the brand lifestyle condoms.. Has anyone heard bad things about them considered safe?

Is using the brand lifestyle condoms.. Has anyone heard bad things about them considered safe?

Check this out.: There are many customer rating sites on line for each type of condom. Consum reported also tested 20 types of condom including lifestyle brand: http://www.Consumerreports.Org/health/healthy-living/health-safety/condoms/overview/condoms-ov.Htm. ...Read more

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I m using aloe vera gel of u.S based company forever living.I live in india.Is this recognised in u.S?Nd tell benefits of using this nd procedure..Tks

I m using aloe vera gel of u.S based company forever living.I live in india.Is this recognised in u.S?Nd tell benefits of using this nd procedure..Tks

Aloe vera is: Exceptionally helpful for some types of burn healing. Here is the issue - most popular products containing aloe vera don't have a high enough concentration to get the job done well. Thus, using the sap from an actual aloe vera plant is the best way to go. ...Read more

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Is there any side effects by using height growing herbal powders ???

Is there any side effects by using height growing herbal powders ???

Growth supplements: Hormonal supplements to treat short stature can be very dangerous to your health. These medicines are unregulated and may have manny impurities. They may contain actual growth hormones and use may cause you heart and other internal gland damage . See your medical doctor to get a proper evaluation and get treated by safe medication if you need it . There is nothing wrong with being short ...Read more

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I have read that green tea aids in weight loss, clears skin, prevents cancer, and stimulates hair growth. Are these proven benefits? Which is true?

I have read that green tea aids in weight loss, clears skin, prevents cancer, and stimulates hair growth.  Are these proven benefits?  Which is true?

All of the above: The green tea has a lot of great antioxidant properties and has been used for much more than you listed. I admit i was surprised when i researched it a few years ago, . ...Read more

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What is hormones in human body are essential for life?

What is hormones in human body are essential for life?

All of them: Particularly cortisol. A deficiency of any hormone can be seriously life threatening. If you suspect a hormone deficiency see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is there data adding pounds of green plants 2 a persons diet will dramatically increase their health?

Is there data adding pounds of green plants 2 a persons diet will dramatically increase their health?

No: A balanced nutritional eating plan is essential to good health.Adding pounds of greens to an ?Otherwise unhealthy eating plan won't counteract the negatives of chronic poor nutrition.I do think fresh vegetables and fruits are necessary and excellent nutritionally. Exercise is also an essential component of health. Decreasing stress also helps;being aware of environmental toxicity is also critical. ...Read more

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Are there any cheap and practical ways (minus vaccines, probiotics, healthy living) that modern science can enhance my biological functionality?

Are there any cheap and practical ways (minus vaccines, probiotics, healthy living) that modern science can enhance my biological functionality?

Yes: I am not sure that these fall into your criterion but brushing your teeth twice a day, getting 7 hours of sleep per night, taking a baby Aspirin a day as an adult have all been shown to improve your lifespan. ...Read more

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Is there any natural sweetener very safe for people on diet ?

Is there any natural sweetener very safe for people on diet ?

Pure stevia, Xylitol: Whole stevia leaf appears to be a safe sweetener but many stevia extracts have dangerous additives- see http://www.Livescience.Com/39601-stevia-facts-safety.Html ; http://bit.Ly/1fxyckb another relatively safe option is xylitol, but make sure it comes from non-gmo corn: see http://www.Thecandidadiet.Com/stevia-vs-xylitol/ ; http://www.Olsonnd.Com/question-what-about-stevia-and-xylitol/. ...Read more

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Okay is there any type of ecercise that boost Growth hormone or all exercises actually increase GH ??? i am 17 yrs male

Okay is there any type of ecercise that boost Growth hormone or all  exercises actually increase GH ??? i am 17 yrs male

Growth hormone: At age 17 it is likely that your bones are close to being closed and over the next few years your bone mass will be improved but not likely to increase your height very much. ...Read more

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Harvard's recent research: "gut flora is key to either gaining or losing weight, pill on the horizon". What food alters bad bacteria into good ones?

Harvard's recent research: "gut flora is key to either gaining or losing weight, pill on the horizon". What food alters bad bacteria into good ones?

Doubtful: Body weight is calories in versus calories out. I could only find articles about obesity and gut bacteria in obscure journals (help me, anyone?) and i suspect this is just one more fake internet story. I bet dimes-to-dollars this "pill" never appears, but until it does, why not head down to the gym and have a really good time working and eating with fitness-focused friends? ...Read more

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Are there any risks if you take diet pills (non stim, thermogenic, CLA and detox) without eating? The weight loss pills brand is INTEK EVOLUTION.

Are there any risks if you take diet pills (non stim, thermogenic, CLA and detox) without eating? The weight loss pills brand is INTEK EVOLUTION.

Be careful!: The ingredients in the INTEK products don't look bad - except in the thermogenic where there is a lot of caffeine and yohimbe (could be a problem). The bigger issue is the whole dieting thing. It is a bad idea! Treat your body right with real food and it will maintain a healthy weight. Nutritional supplements can help SUPPLEMENT a good diet but they don't replace eating well. http://undergroundwellness.com/just-eat-real-food/ ...Read more

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Please help! what is the effect of genetically engineered (modified) food on human health?

Please help! what is the effect of genetically engineered (modified) food on human health?

None: The poison is in the behavior of the corporations and the protesters, not the technology, which has increased food yields and should belong to humankind, not jealously guarded by mean-minded profiteers. Despite the inflammatory rhetoric and claims, the scientific community -- the most cutthroat of truth-seekers -- has found no health dangers despite 30 years of close study. Don't be afraid. ...Read more

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Is vetiver oil beneficial for our body and mind?

Is vetiver oil beneficial for our body and mind?

Yes: Vertiver , called the "tranquility oil" brings about relaxation for physical and emotional stress. It is also the most wonderful moisturizer especially beneficial for dry aging skin. ...Read more