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If you missed the winter 2007 issue (which you may have. I was having trouble with my mailing) it had an interesting article on vibration and bone mass (click here!) and on organic farming, which is a powerful "carbon sink" while "industrial farming" produces perhaps as much as a third of the worlds greenhouse gases. So in real costs ... (click here to see!)
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helps absorption of nutrients! "The best example
of the remarkabkle effect of piperine onm the absorption of nutrition-related
substances is probably its influence on the bioavailability of curcumin, a powerful
anticancerous and anti-inflammatory molecule present in the Indian spice tumeric...
(When curcumin the gut it is) modified
by an enzyme called UDP-glucuronosyltransferase, which triggers its elimination
without it having had the chance to exert its numerous anticancerous and anit-inflammatory
effects. In the presence of pepper however the UDP-glucuronosyltransferase activity
is blocked, which allows the tumeric to be better absorbed.
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a metanalysis by researchers at the Copenhagen University Hospital suggests taking
vitamin A supplements increase mortality (decreases life expecancy) by
16%! betacarotene supplements increase mortality 7% and vitamin E by 4%. Other
supplements (C, B vitamins, selenium, zinc, etc.) may be healthy and helpful.
Source: Independant Online Edition, 6 March 2007.
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Non-toxic paints:there are zero- or low VOC (volatile organic compounds) paints available: silicate dispersion paint or inorganic mineral paint (see www.eco-house.com), clat-based paints (www.greenplanetpaints.com) "milk paint" (www.homesteadhouse.ca):an article in Metro 22 March 2007 by Fisher and Schnurr (email@example.com)
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am now a regular guest, on line, on That
Radio's liquid lunch program at 1:30 on the second Tuesday of each
month. If you have any medical/alternative medicine questions, e-mail me and I
will answer them on "that radio", or on my ask the doctor page
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visit Dr. Allan's home page at
Dr. Allan's Newsletter, Winter 2007: snippets from newspapers which I hope are of interest.
Dr. Norman Allan's Newsletter, May 2006: as above
Dr. Norman Allan's Newsletter, March/April 2005: an essay on immune tonics published in "Healthy Directions" - and snippets from newspapers, various, which I hope are of interest.
Norman Allan's Newsletter, February 2005: snippets from newspapers, various,
which I hope are of interest - and a discussion of "C Reactive Protein"
as an indicator of risk for heart disease.