Tag Archives: nutrition

Your body is begging for fat

April 7, 2014

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Your body is begging for fat by Mary Budinger —  A little secret that doctors do not often tell their patients is that the body’s preferred fuel is fat, not sugar. We have some 100 trillion or so cells in our bodies, and they want to run on fat — good fat. In other words, […]

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Radiant glow — five foods for your skin

April 7, 2014

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Radiant glow — five foods for your skin by Dr. Adrienne Stewart —  Radiant skin starts from the inside out. The skin needs proper nutrition to repair damage caused by the sun and pollution to maintain its moisture and elasticity, and keep fine lines and wrinkles at bay. Some basics for radiant skin include eating […]

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Low-fat milk promotes obesity

August 22, 2013

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by Mary Budinger —  Harvard researcher David Ludwig, M.D., Ph.D., analyzed a recommendation from the USDA and the American Academy of Pediatrics to drink three cups of reduced-fat milk per day. He concluded that it is very bad advice. “It is perhaps the most prevailing advice given to the American public about diet in the […]

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The importance of protein

July 12, 2013

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The importance of  protein by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Proteins are the most amazing group of molecules in the human body. They are made up of incredibly complex chains of smaller molecules, called amino acids. These strings of amino acids are then folded into complicated shapes to create millions of critical body components. Proteins include […]

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Do you really know what is in those ready-to-eat lunches?

February 26, 2013

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by Cary Bailen — I  ran a day camp at a large school last summer and was shocked at what the kids brought to lunch every day — prepackaged lunches with cold cuts, cheese and cookies, and other fast foods marketed directly to kids. My experience made me aware of how powerful marketing really is. […]

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Fibromyalgia recovery made simple

September 2, 2012

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by Betsy Timmerman —  A lot is now known about the origin of fibromyalgia symptoms, but it was not always so. We now know enough that we can affect a healing recovery in most patients, once they understand the importance of their overall health and how it affects the healing of the central nervous system […]

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Home Spa Lifestyle

February 28, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  While the nation wallows in debt and debates how many more trillions to spend on a failed medical system, there is good news: You can have your own health care system right at home. It really works; I hear reports to this effect, almost daily. It need not cost a […]

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Foods that enhance fertility

February 27, 2012

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by Dr. Christina Kovalik —  Infertility affects 10 percent of the population. Many factors may be involved in the causes of infertility, which is why it can be so challenging to properly diagnose and treat. The good news is that a variety of natural options can help address the imbalances — from nutrition, botanicals and […]

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Muffin top meltdown

February 26, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  The muffin top, aka love handles, is that spare tire of flabby fat that pushes out of the top of your pants, giving your middle the appearance of the pouffy top of a muffin. This phenomenon is common in women — although many men, teens and even children these days sport […]

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What is holistic health?

February 25, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  People of all ages are concerned about the many aspects of their health: how they feel, how they look, disease prevention, as well as quality of life. Unfortunately, a major part of society has been brainwashed to believe in the concept of eating less fat, excessive exercise, Botox injections or pharmaceutical […]

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Weight loss just got easier — and more relaxing

February 24, 2012

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by Jeannie Marcelino —  It happens every New Year. Many of us make a list of resolutions and at the top of that list is the vow to lose weight and be healthy. Although a good diet and exercise are helpful to shed the unwanted pounds, a little help from a medspa/weight-loss center might be […]

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Healthy summer eating

February 24, 2012

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by Karen Langston —  School is out, and many of us are already planning for the lazy days of summer, which will undoubtedly feature campfires, barbeques, picnics, beach get-togethers or just hanging out with friends. While food is an integral component of our summertime activities, remember that good nutrition and good times can truly go […]

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Are cell phones hazardous to your health?

February 23, 2012

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by Ann Louise Gittleman —  The debate over cell phone use has taken a dramatic turn, especially in light of studies showing the increase in specific kinds of rare tumors. In late May 2011, the World Health Organization listed mobile phone use in the same “carcinogenic hazard” category as lead, engine exhaust and chloroform. In […]

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