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Inflammation The Slient Killer

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Professor Drew's Classroom - Inflammation The Silent Killer Inflammation is a Secret or Silent Killer.  As we know from the research over the past several years, there is a surprising link between Inflammation and heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s and many other diseases. This was the cover of Time Magazine back in February 2004.  The article explains the link between chronic illness and inflammation as follows:  Most of the time inflammation is a life saving procedure that allows the body to fight off infection from bacteria, virus and parasites. (Yes even in the industrial world we are constantly being bombarded by pathogens).  The instant any of these potentially deadly microbes slip into the body, inflammation marshals a defense attack that lays waste to both the invader and any tissue it may have infected.  Then just as quickly, the process subsides and healing begins.  Every once in a while, the whole feverish process doesn’t shut down on cue. In any event, the inflammation b…

Sugar is Toxic

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Golden Monkey Loose-Leaf Black Tea, 2oz
How Toxic is Sugar?
 This week on 60 Minutes, Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports, (click to watch video) ,on new research coming out of some of America's most respected institutions, which find that sugar-- the way it's being consumed by Americans today-- is a toxin. And it could be the driving force behind some of this country's leading killers, including heart disease.

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