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Pharmaceuticals in the News
Written by NutriSearch   
Wednesday, 24 June 2009 23:52

Drugs Not Aways the Answer

The advances of medical science in the 19th and 20th centuries led to an amazing improvement in both the quality and the length of our lives. No longer do many common infectious disease cut short our lives. Antibiotics, improved hygiene and public health, and advanced surgical techniques all combined to dramatically increase our life expectancy.

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Supplements
Written by NutriSearch   
Wednesday, 24 June 2009 23:52

The Need to Supplement

Even with the best of intentions and the most careful planning, daily consumption of commercially processed foods grown in nutrient-deficient soils will not provide us with the quality nutrition we will need for a lifetime of optimal health. The simple fact of the matter is, if the nutrients are not in the soil and not in our foods, then they’re not in our bodies.

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Women's Health
Written by NutriSearch   
Wednesday, 24 June 2009 23:52

Women's Health Issues Begin in Childhood

Women have many health issues that men do not have to worry about—or at least worry less about—due largely to the reproductive system and its attendant hormones. Some of those issues, like osteoporosis, have their roots in childhood, when bodies are growing and require extra attention to proper nutrition.

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Advances in Science
Written by NutriSearch   
Wednesday, 24 June 2009 23:47

Improving the Quality of Life

Equally important to extending the length of human life is its quality, particularly as we age. Lifelong exposure to free radical damage from normal body processes, in addition to an increasingly toxic environment, lack of exercise and poor dietary choices, often leads to degenerative disease in our golden years. We're also struggling to find ways to feed a population that continues to grow, even while our ability to grow nutritious crops decreases.

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Therapies for Disease Processes
Written by NutriSearch   
Wednesday, 24 June 2009 23:52

Medical Intervention No Longer the Only Option

More people are finding that allopathic medicine is not always the best way to treat a disease. Foods, herbs, supplements and other holistic and complementary forms of treatment are meeting with tremendous success against cancer, heart disease, diabetes, osteoarthritis and many other chronic degenerative disorders, many of which have long eluded the pharmaceutically based treatment protocols of mainline medicine.

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Youth and Children's Nutrition
Written by NutriSearch   
Wednesday, 24 June 2009 23:52

The Foundation for Good Health

Nothing can replace the value of regular exercise and an active lifestyle, complemented with sound nutrition through a carefully balanced diet. This is the way Nature intended it to be. Unfortunately, children (and adults) in today’s high-stress world face a dearth of beneficial physical activity and a steady diet of meals on the run—fast-food restaurants and processed foods, devoid of nutritional value.

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Aging
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Wednesday, 24 June 2009 23:47

Healthy After 100

We often associate growing older with growing ill, but it doesn't have to be that way. Research shows that living well throughout our lives can help us stay healthy well into our golden years. While genetics does play a role, how we live now can also affect how we live later.

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