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Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

How to turn fat into a healthy advantage

Most of us think of the fat on our bodies as a bad thing. After all, it’s the stuff that spills out over our waistbands, makes it difficult to zip up our favorite pair of jeans and makes those numbers on the scale go up and up. But the truth is some fat fights disease. […]

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

12 immune-boosting foods to help guard against mutant COVID

Just when we thought we could see a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel, a mutant strain of coronavirus arrived. No one knows a lot about it, except that it seems to spread faster and easier. If you haven’t made it a priority to ramp up your immune system, there’s still time… […]

Carolyn Gretton

The plant that’s stepping up against chemo-resistant cancer

Colorectal cancer is most commonly treated with chemotherapy. But the most widely used chemotherapeutic agent is only effective in less than 30 percent of cases. More and more researchers are turning to nature to try to broaden the array of effective therapies, and one plant is stepping up to the plate…