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Is Colloidal Silver Safe and Does It Actually Work?


Colloidal silver has become the next all-natural “cure-all”— even though it was ruled unsafe by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) some 20 years ago.

So, why has there been a sudden boost in its popularity, and is it really all that harmful?

Some people claim that colloidal silver can boost the immune system and prevent and treat a range of bacterial, viral and fungal infections and other health maladies.

Others may only know it as the substance that can turn your skin blue.

Here, we look at the history of colloidal silver, its purported benefits and whether or not it’s safe and effective to use.

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Should You Use Gundry PrebioThrive? A SALES-FREE REVIEW


Gundry PrebioThrive is a popular all-natural supplement that contains a combination of prebiotics.

Prebiotics are precursors to probiotics. They help feed and grow healthy gut bacteria, which have been linked to several health benefits including a strong gut, heart and immune system.

Producers of the supplement claim it can help improve digestion and aid in overall health and vitality—but it’s certainly not cheap.

This article explores what PrebioThrive is, the research behind it, what it claims to do and if it’s worth the steep price tag.

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Autophagy Explained: The Only Real Way To Cleanse Your Body


Detoxes and full-body cleanses have never been more popular, but do they actually work?

Such quick fixes promise a complete cleansing of toxins to promote everything from weight loss to glowing skin to even a longer life.

But these short-term, so-called “cleanses” don’t really do much beyond depriving your body of essential nutrients.

The good news is each one of our bodies already has the ability to cleanse itself—all the way down to the cellular level.

This automatic process is called autophagy and it works when the body is in a fasted state.

Here, we’ll be looking at what autophagy is, how it works and why it may be the only way to really cleanse your body.

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