Archive for 2009


Clearing Up the ‘Calcium Lie': The Truth about Osteoporosis

Posted on December 25th, 2009 by Dr. Mercola  |  9 Comments »

Lack of calcium has always been pinpointed as the culprit behind osteoporosis, a condition characterized by porous and fragile bones, afflicting mostly women, and found by recent studies to strike even before puberty. Top natural health expert Dr. Joseph Mercola, however, refuses to buy the whole calcium story. “The first myth is that osteoporosis is […]


The Real Dish on Eggs: It’s Not Bad for Your Heart

Posted on December 18th, 2009 by Dr. Mercola  |  3 Comments »

Don’t let them vilify your eggs! Among the many health myths that perpetrate popular consciousness is that eggs are bad for your heart. The real dish, however, is that this food doesn’t only decrease heart disease risks, but also hold a number of health benefits. Eggs Are Not Bad For Your Heart or Cholesterol An […]


Dark Chocolate for the Ho-Ho Holidays

Posted on December 11th, 2009 by Dr. Mercola  |  No Comments »

Would the Christmas season be complete without chocolate? Revelers anywhere in the world will probably answer with a resounding “No,” raising the flag of their favorite sweet treat. But the health buffs remain skeptical, envisioning nothing but the unwanted pounds and the adverse health effects after the merrymaking. Top natural health expert Dr. Joseph Mercola, […]


Can Kissing Help Protect You From Germs?

Posted on December 4th, 2009 by Dr. Mercola  |  9 Comments »

Kissing, for the hopeless romantic, is the best thing you could do with your lips. The practice of mouth-to-mouth sexual kissing is common in more than 90 percent of human cultures. Many theories have been formulated to try to explain why we kiss but none have accounted for this uniquely human practice within an evolutionary […]


Why Do We Cry

Posted on December 4th, 2009 by Dr. Mercola  |  No Comments »

If you haven’t cried, your eyes can’t be beautiful. – Sophia Loren Crying is a behavior claimed to be exclusively human which has remained as an unexplained physical response. Biologically, tears can be classified into three kinds: basal tears, which are continuous and lubricate our eyes; reflex or infant tears, which occur when we chop […]

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