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Liver Biopsy

This is the procedure where a needle is inserted through the abdominal wall into the liver to remove a tiny sample of the liver tissue. After the liver tissue is removed by the needle it is sent to a pathology laboratory where it is examined by a specialist pathologist under a high powered microscope. The pathologist is able to see ...

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You Can Reduce your Risk of Bowel Cancer – Part 2


Part 2 of 3 Part Series Vitamin D Get your vitamin D3 levels checked regularly (see blood levels in table below). This vitamin is not really a regular vitamin, but is actually a hormone which influences our genes, including cancer genes. There have been studies linking low blood levels of vitamin D with an increased risk of colorectal cancer, as ...

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Could be double trouble!


If your spouse or partner has type 2 diabetes, you have double the risk of developing it yourself. This finding comes from a large Kaiser Permanente study. The researchers found that spouses or live-in partners of individuals newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes are twice as likely to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes themselves within only a year. Dr. ...

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Adrenal Exhaustion


The adrenal glands can be compared to energizing batteries in our body. The soft center of the adrenal glands is called the adrenal medulla and it manufactures adrenalin from the amino acid tyrosine. The medulla secretes adrenalin into the blood stream where it is carried to all parts of the body. The adrenals produce and secrete adrenalin continually to regulate ...

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Recent Recipes

Spicy roasted chickpeas


3 cups canned chickpeas, rinsed, drained and dried 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon smoked paprika ½ teaspoon ground coriander ¼ teaspoon ground chilli ½ teaspoon salt Preheat the oven to 400ºF. Mix all ingredients well with your fingers in a bowl. Arrange the chickpeas on a lined or greased oven tray and bake for 30 ...

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Salmon and tomato salad


Serves 4 1 large fresh salmon fillet 2 tablespoons ghee, melted 1 clove garlic, minced 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 2 large handfuls arugula, roughly chopped Salt and pepper, to taste 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons lemon juice Heat a grill to medium. Brush the salmon with ghee, then season both sides with salt and pepper. Sprinkle the top ...

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Tomato and basil salad


This is a delicious, simple salad for summer Serves 4 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved ¼ cup finely chopped fresh basil leaves 2 tablespoons olive oil Sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper, to taste Place all ingredients into a salad bowl and toss gently. Recommended for you Black bean and corn salad Fasoli (Greek Bean and Vegetable Soup) Detoxifying ...

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