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The skinny on fat

May 3, 2015

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The skinny on fat by Debbie Williams —  Could your brain be keeping you fat? Fellow yo-yo dieters, my experience is: Yes! And I have an interesting story to tell, which involves how I lost weight and the product that helped so much. Firstly, the product I have fallen in love with is As Slim […]

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Fat-Me Not: Weight Loss Diet of the Future

May 1, 2015

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Fat-Me Not: Weight Loss Diet of the Future by Myo M. Nwe, M.D. and Sandeep Grewal, M.D. — Current weight loss techniques and products reflect the knowledge and research of the 1960s but, since then, the science of obesity and weight loss has progressed in leaps and bounds, although no one tells you about it. […]

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The Slow Down Diet: Eating for Pleasure, Energy and Weight Loss

April 1, 2015

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The Slow Down Diet: Eating for Pleasure, Energy and Weight Loss  by Marc David — The book presents a new way to understand our relationship with food, focusing on quality and the possibilities that pleasure in eating can transform and improve metabolism. Citing cutting-edge research on body biochemistry as well as success stories from his […]

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Celiac disease 101

January 15, 2015

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Celiac disease 101 by Heather Demeritte —  “You have celiac disease,” your doctor finally tells you after months, maybe even years of insufferable periods of abdomen pain and embarrassing trips to the bathroom. So what exactly is celiac disease? Is it contagious or life threatening? Who else has it? Many questions may enter your mind, […]

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The challenges of living gluten free

December 28, 2014

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The challenges of living gluten free by Christine Martin  —  We hear a lot today about gluten-free foods. Until recently, we never saw special menus in restaurants or a designated gluten-free area of the grocery store aisle. People initially may think it is a passing fad, something that medical professionals dreamed up so that businesses […]

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Are you deficient in this important mineral?

February 17, 2014

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  by Paula Owens —  Magnesium is a vital mineral involved in more than 300 enzymatic reactions in the body. It is important for heart and brain health, hormone production, hypertension, stabilizing blood sugar and the digestion of protein, carbs and fats, as well as many other functions. Magnesium is found in all bodily tissues […]

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Still Not Well?

January 16, 2014

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Thousands of people consult a dozen or more doctors, naturopaths, chiropractors and other health practitioners, looking for answers to their health problems. Some consult brand-name medical centers, such as the Mayo Clinic, while others try every holistic therapy imaginable, from herbs and acupuncture to massage, bodywork and more. Many tests […]

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Gluten-free: Not just for celiacs

September 17, 2013

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by Marianne Crafts-Brandner —  Pancakes made without wheat? Quinoa croquettes? A hamburger bun made from rice flour? Adzuki bean brownies? Question: Who would choose such unusual foods? Answer: Someone who is trying to eat a gluten-free diet. In case you have not been in a health food store recently, “wheat-free/gluten-free” is a new way to […]

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GMOs and Agent Orange

March 21, 2013

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by Liz Anderson —  How is it that huge multinational chemical, pharmaceutical and agricultural corporations of the world can continue to produce genetically modified (GM) crops, without the normally required testing, supervision and impact reports regarding their effects on our health and their potential threat to our food supply and environment? Our Congressmen and health […]

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Fed up with fads? Weight loss tips that work

March 5, 2013

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by Adam Berkovits —  We have all seen the ads. Lose 30 pounds in 30 days by drinking a weight-loss shake or lose inches off of your waist by using an ab device that looks more like a beach chair. But, do any of these methods actually live up to their claims? Can the answer […]

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Is a gluten-free diet in your future?

March 1, 2013

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by Marianne Crafts-Brandner —  Is someone you know on a gluten-free diet? It is quite possible that person has celiac disease, an intolerance to gluten that causes damage to the intestine. Gluten is found in the following grains: wheat, rye, barley and wheat-related grains such as triticale, kamut and spelt. Oats, although they do not […]

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Eat, drink and stay healthy during the holidays

February 22, 2013

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by Paula Owens —  The holiday season is upon us. Our schedules are filled with shopping, holiday parties, relatives, food and spirits, and obligations. Socializing during the holidays can be stressful and challenging for some people, especially if friends and family are not as health conscious as you. The abundance of treats and homemade goodies […]

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Lyme disease

January 22, 2013

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by Dr. Warren M. Levin —  If you have been traipsing from one doctor’s office to another with a potpourri of symptoms ranging from rashes to achy joints to arthritis, chronic flu, fatigue, sore throat and headaches, to name just a few, you might have Lyme disease. Lyme disease gets its name from the town […]

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