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April 29, 2019 - Issue 4641


Are You Getting Enough Zinc?

Are You Getting Enough Zinc?

April 29, 2019

You may only think about it during the cold and flu season, but this essential mineral is needed throughout the year for healthy cell division, immune function, thyroid health, blood sugar balance, vision and much more. The 4 signs that mean you may be deficient and the preferred way to raise your levels.

CBD Has Unique Ability to Cross Blood-Brain Barrier

cbd ability to cross blood brain barrier

April 29, 2019

The cannabis plant has 60 different cannabinoids, one known to cross the blood-brain barrier. Your body produces endocannabinoids responsible for optimal health, including reducing anxiety. I'll share strategies to boost your body's natural production.

Sun Avoidance Is a Major Cause of Mortality

sun avoidance major cause of mortality

April 29, 2019

It's been called a paradox: Studies show that among women with a tendency to avoid exposing their skin to the sun, their risk of death from any cause doubles, which flies in the face of what many people have been led to believe. In reality, getting regular, moderate amounts of sunlight is good for you for many reasons, including because the sun provides the optimal form of vitamin D, which is crucial for health.

Weekly Health Quiz: Sunflower Seeds, Soil and Fasting

week 76 health quiz

April 29, 2019

Take this week's quiz to see how well you remember what you read on Mercola.com last week.