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Kathy on November 12th, 2008

One of the conditions I need to clear up, according to both Dr. Rogers and Dr. D’Antonio, is the start of a Candida yeast invasion.  Because Candidiasis is a polysystemic condition, it is important to nip it in the bud, before the cells attack various organs of the body. How does a Candida yeast condition […]

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Kathy on September 4th, 2008

Last month I joined an on-line support group, sponsored by the National Osteoporosis Foundation in cooperation with Inspire. Since then I have benefited greatly by the experiences and advice the members have shared, and I have had the opportunity to share my journey with others. Here’s the introductory information you’ll find when you visit the […]

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Kathy on September 2nd, 2008

According to my chiropractor, Dr. Ashley Bourne, some fruits and vegetables are more important to buy organic than others because of the higher pesticide load that some conventionally grown foods carry. This is the breakdown, according to his research: Best to Buy Organic: Peaches Apples Sweet bell peppers Celery Nectarines Strawberries Cherries Lettuce Grapes (imported) […]

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Kathy on August 25th, 2008

Recently I have been reading about the strontium-calcium debate. Although research is inconclusive, some studies indicate that strontium and calcium may compete with each other for absorption. Personally, I find this puzzling, since both are needed to build strong bone. The fact that I take liquid strontium, calcium-magnesium, and cell-ready minerals together in my “Bone […]

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Kathy on August 3rd, 2008

If you’ve been diagnosed with osteopenia, it means that your bone density test indicates that you have a lower bone density than normal, BUT not low enough to qualify as osteoporosis.  In osteopenia, bone density ranges between 1 and 2.5 standard deviations below the norm.  Osteoporosis is diagnosed  from anything more than 2.5 standard deviations […]

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According to Wikipedia, Xylitol “appears to have potential as a treatment for osteoporosis. A group of Finnish researchers has found that dietary xylitol prevents weakening of bones in laboratory rats, and actually improves bone density.” However, although Xylitol is wonderfully healthy for humans, I sadly learned firsthand yesterday that it is deadly for dogs. If […]

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A friend asked me today to write a list for the website of all the supplements I’m currently taking. Here they are, along with the purpose of each and the place where I buy them.  This may seem like an unmanageable amount of supplements, but I assure you that I have a found a rhythm […]

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