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Natural medicine. Part 2

Posted in Health on November 1st, 2012 by Lance

A related issue arises with vitamins and minerals. Although vitamin E is a necessary nutrient, the vitamin E in tablets is a refined processed product, a single isolated chemical. It’s not as natural as food rich in vitamin E. Nonetheless, it can be called natural, because using vitamin E supplements involves improving nutrition. Read more »

Natural medicine. Part 1

Posted in Health on October 31st, 2012 by Lance

Natural medicine is one of the fastest growing parts of health care. By some estimates, as many as 70% of Americans use herbs, vitamins, and other supplements to self-treat illnesses or improve overall health. But what is natural medicine, and what does “natural” mean? Read more »