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Are OTC Pain Relievers Really That Dangerous?

Are Over-The-Counter Pain Relievers Dangerous?Yes...and No...First, let's talk about the "No" answer to this question. For most people, an occasional over-the-counter pain reliever such as ibuprofen or naproxen will not be a problem, especially if it's taken with a small amount of food. The exception to this will be those folks who are allergic to these types [...]

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Foods You Should Never Ever Eat

Think twice...There is an interesting blow post over on Healthy Holistic Living discussing nine foods you should never eat. We won't steal their thunder by repeating their list. But, a few of the foods that made their list caught our eye:White Bread - According to the article, we should never eat white bread because "...because they have [...]

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How Long Do I Need To Take CoQ10?

How long to I need to take coenzyme Q10?Great question. For most uses, we simply don't know how long you need to take CoQ10 to achieve the health benefit you want. But, in the case of heart disease, we do have some evidence that long-term use of coenzyme Q10 can improve symptoms. In a study published last month, doctors [...]

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FAQs: Rock Sauce Pain Reliever

This week, we received a few questions about our Rock Sauce topical pain relief product. And they were good questions!Here is a sample of some of the questions we received.What's in Rock Sauce?Rock Sauce is a blend of three well-known pain relievers:Methyl Salicylate - 20%Menthol - 10%Capsaicin - 0.002%Is Rock Sauce Strong?Yes it is. We do not [...]

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YOU Love Old Goat!

Yes you do!We know this because you keep telling us so. What is Old Goat?We have a short video that explains Old Goat here. To put it simply, Old Goat is a natural pain reliever that uses a combination of natural pain relievers and aromatherapy to give you a pain relief experience that's hard to describe. It's main active [...]

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Are We Beating Diabetes?

Are we finally getting our hands around diabetes?According to an article in the Wall Street Journal, data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggest that rates of diabetes in the US may be leveling off. The original report, published in JAMA, is available here. Why are diabetes rates leveling off?One major change appears to be obesity:More [...]

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First It's Sweeteners, Now It's Wheat

An astute reader of this blog sent us this comment to our post on artificial sweeteners:You think they're bad. Avoid wheat as well. Read Wheatbelly.Wheatbelly??After some searching, we cam across the Wheat Belly series of books by Dr. William Davis. Now we haven't read these books, so we asked someone who did. The gist of the Wheat Belly books [...]

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Artificial Sweeteners: They're Not Good For You Either

I'm sure many of you have used products with artificial sweeteners in order to lose weight and avoid diabetes. Over the past few years, there has been a lot of controversy surrounding artificial sweeteners, such as saccharin, sucralose, or aspartame. The overall consensus seems to be that the risk of diabetes (and the many problems diabetes causes) [...]

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Running on a Treadmill: Different Than Running Outside?

Here's a great question. Is running on a treadmill the same as running outside?Intuitively, the two cannot be different, for a few reasons. One, when you run outside, you are running through air and against the wind. While on a treadmill, you are essentially running in the same place without experiencing the friction and drag caused by [...]

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