Tag Archives: fiber

Managing Minerals

July 10, 2013

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by Dr. Larry Wilson — Minerals, from calcium and magnesium, to the trace elements such as zinc, are perhaps the single most important group of nutrients. They are required for every bodily function, from activating muscles and nerves, to digestion, energy production, and all healing and regeneration of the body. This article focuses on important […]

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Juicing vegetables the correct way

April 23, 2013

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by Mary Budinger —  After the award-winning documentary “Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead” became available from Netflix in mid-2011, juicers started showing up in people’s kitchens, big time. In the film, Australian entrepreneur Joe Cross decided to take charge of his health by juicing vegetables and fruits for 60 days. He dropped about 80 pounds […]

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How to eliminate food cravings

December 29, 2012

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  If you are overwhelmed with an urge to wolf down chocolate or cookies, you should head straight to the kitchen. Although mindless snacking packs on the pounds like no other pastime, certain foods can make a difference in your need to nibble. Dietitians will tell you that eating low-calorie, fiber-rich […]

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Art of Vegetables

December 27, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Vegetables are edible roots, stems, leaves and flowers. Although the variety of vegetables numbers in the thousands, most people deprive themselves of their delicious tastes, colors and textures by eating only a few of them. Vegetables have been eaten for as long as mankind has been on earth. By the […]

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Power of Carbs

November 16, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  All living creatures require energy in order to function, and all of our energy comes from the sun. However, human beings cannot directly convert sunlight to energy. We depend upon green plants that both absorb solar energy and store it in compounds called carbohydrates. We are most familiar with these […]

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The answer to elimination?

October 6, 2012

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by Victoria Bowmann —  Wouldn’t things be easier if we had one simple answer to the uncomfortable questions related to our most basic bodily function? For any question we pondered? Unfortunately, this is not always the case. When a person struggles with bowel problems, frequently they hear such advice as, “You need to add more […]

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How to find relief from hemorrhoids

October 1, 2012

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by Dr. Jennifer Burns —  More than 30 million people in this country are asking, “How do I get rid of my hemorrhoids?” Two different types of hemorrhoids, external and internal, are the source of great aggravation for many. Both come with varying signs, symptoms and degrees of severity. Hemorrhoids can result from several different […]

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Health updates

September 6, 2012

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The following is new information regarding vitamin D and its affects on artery disease, and using urine to diagnose disease. Vitamin D guards against artery disease Vitamin D may protect against peripheral artery disease (PAD), a disease in which fatty deposits restrict blood flow to the limbs. PAD most often reduces blood flow to the […]

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Power foods to help with weight loss and health

September 2, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  If your goal is to lose weight or prevent weight gain, you must stabilize your insulin, the fat-storing hormone. This is the one hormone we actually have control over and our food choices can prevent unhealthy insulin spikes from occurring. Numerous studies have shown that eating a low carbohydrate-to-protein ratio with […]

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Eating in season

August 28, 2012

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by Heather Demeritte —  We have all heard that fiber is beneficial to our health and well-being. But did you know that the average American eats only about 10 grams of fiber, way below the daily recommendation of at least 25 grams? Winter is a great time of year to cook with the fiber-rich, seasonal […]

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AMMA Therapy® for constipation

April 12, 2012

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by Maria Troia —  Moving the bowels on a regular basis is an important key to good health. When we are constipated, in addition to feeling bloated and uncomfortable, our health is compromised because the elimination of toxic waste products has slowed down. AMMA Therapy, a 5,000-year-old healing art from Korea that involves a specialized […]

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Health updates: White tea and blueberries

February 29, 2012

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The following is new information regarding white tea and obesity, and how blueberries can reduce risk factors for cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome. White tea fights obesity, scientists report German scientists say that drinking white tea may be a natural way to battle the bulge. The tea contains compounds that appear to break down existing […]

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It’s cold outside and soup sounds good

February 27, 2012

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  The weather has finally changed, and the colder days are calling for warm, hearty soups. Just add fresh breads, muffins or old-fashion biscuits, along with a crisp green salad, and you will have a healthy, satisfying meal. Soups are inexpensive and the ideal entrée to fill up your family and […]

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