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The History of Vitamin C


The history of vitamin C goes back to the Discovery voyages of the 15th to 17th century when sailors went to sea for a long period of time-- weeks, and sometimes months. And after a while, disease would develop, or symptoms will appear among the crew, a symptom that today we know as scurvy. What…

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12 Known Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar


This article leads on from the Gut Reaction article that was included in the September newsletter. The consensus shows that the reason vinegar could be a medicine because it contains acetate.

1. Improved Digestion

Drinking apple cider vinegar in water can help to naturally improve your digesti…

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The health hazards of sitting

The health hazards of sitting

We know sitting too much is bad, and most of us intuitively feel a little guilty after a long TV binge. But what exactly goes wrong in our bodies when we park ourselves for nearly eight hours per day, the average for an adult? Many things, say four experts, who detai…

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Thinking about the part of the brain that thinks about what you are thinking about.

There is a small area in the brain specifically dedicated to determining what other people are thinking.  More than empathy and more than pattern recognition, the right temporoparietal junction is a tiny area responsible for processing a lot cues really fast.

Mind reading (and mind control) have l…

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Universities in Australia defending the teaching of Alternative Medicine

Friends of Science in Medicine- a recently formed group that includes more than 400 prominent scientists, doctors, academics and consumer advocates from Australia and overseas- wrote to the vice chancellors of Australian universities last month. Thy outlined their concerns about what they called the…

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Tips to reduce travel pain.

As the hoilday period fast appraoches so does the dreaded migrations where you pack up the kids, the car and the presents and hit the road (or the air) to get to your family and friends.  Unfortunately, for those who suffer from back pain these hours spent packing and travelling can take their tol…

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Is your laptop a health hazard?

Doctors in the UK are reporting children as young as 12 are suffering from postural and nerve damage triggered by long periods slouched over their laptop.  Chiropractors are also seeing laptop injuries. Because laptops are small and portable there has to be some ergonomic drawback. The screen and …

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what is chiropractic care?

In the words of David Chapman - Smith,  Chiropractic Care is not simply spinal adjustment or joint manipulation.  Three core components are:

  • Manual therapies.  Foremost are techniques of spinal adjustment, but many other manual skills are used in the assessment and treatment mobilization, tractio…

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