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How the FDA allows food manufacturers to claim that a food is 97% fat free when it really contains 21.4% fat. 97% Fat Free? Maybe Not

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According to Devi S. Nambudripad, D.C., L.Ac., R.N., Ph.D., "There is hardly any human disease or condition in which allergic factors are not involved. Any organ, group of organs, or portion of the body, may be involved and the allergic responses may show great variations." Between 30 to 40 million Americans are known to suffer from allergies of some sort, but Dr. Nambudripad estimates that an additional 50 million or more have hidden allergies they aren't aware of. "They may have other symptoms that keep them going from doctor to doctor, trying all sorts of different remedies without getting any relief, not realizing that the underlying cause of their condition is an allergic reaction," she says. Among the conditions she claims can be due to allergies are gastrointestinal disorders, migraine, hyperactivity, arthritis, asthma, anxiety, depression, backache, and chronic fatigue.
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The next time you feel nauseous, try this acupressure technique: You're your palm upward and measure three thumb-widths past your risk. Press on this point for a few moments, then rub it in circles. As long as your nausea is not caused by a more serious underlying health problem, performing this exercise should relieve your nausea within a few minutes.

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If you want to improve your health, make it a point to laugh more often. That's because research has shown that laughing for as little as one minute each day can significantly enhance immune function and reduce feelings of anxiety and depression because laughter releases immune-boosting substances such as B-cells and gamma interferon, as well as mood stabilizers known as endorphins. Laughter also reduces the release of stress hormones. Read more health tips...
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