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Secret formula to be happy and lean

August 18, 2013

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by Dr. Alan Christianson —  The secret formula to being happy and lean is 70-100 mg/dl — that is it. Now that you know the secret, here are more details. The numbers reflect the ideal range of your blood sugar. When there is too little, your brain and muscles cannot work at their best. When […]

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Help for Alzheimer’s cognitive decline

May 25, 2013

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by Dr. Alan Christianson —  Is there anything fresh fish and fish oil cannot do for health? I am beginning to think not, as I read studies like the one in the journal Neurology (neurology.org) that shows omega-3 fatty acids can lower your risk of dementia and brain deterioration. Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia […]

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GE salmon: a precedent-setting approval

March 22, 2013

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by Mary Budinger —  Despite some 400,000 public comments opposing genetically engineered (GE) salmon, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on December 26, 2012, that it is prepared to give transgenic salmon its final stamp of approval. The FDA issued a positive environmental assessment and a preliminary “finding of no significant impact.” The public […]

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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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Natural treatment options for osteoarthritis

February 26, 2012

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by Denise Jenderzak —  Struggling with arthritic pain can be frustrating and challenging. For those with osteoarthritis (OA), the pain affects all areas of their lives. Sleep is disrupted, and the ability to focus and concentrate is diminished. Irritability and depression can occur. As the disease progresses, many patients are forced to give up activities […]

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Unlabeled GMO salmon debated

February 25, 2012

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Massachusetts-based AquaBounty Technologies is producing a salmon in a contained fresh water culture facility that grows twice as fast as conventional salmon. The company takes a growth gene from Chinook salmon and a “promoter” gene from another fish called ocean pout to the promoter gene turns on the Chinook salmon growth gene, according to John […]

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Seven Fantastic Foods

February 24, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Certain foods and nutrients are so vital to human nutrition that consuming them can automatically extend your life and dramatically improve your health. Some of these special foods are: sardines; organic blue corn tortillas or chips; organic carrot juice; raw, unpasteurized dairy foods; kelp; dried Botija olives; and Hawaiian Jade sea […]

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Sunscreen you can eat

February 23, 2012

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by Rima Mehta —  Summer is here, and folks are trading the indoors for sunshine and any patch of grass they can find. Some are even seeking more creative and holistic ways to protect themselves from harsh sun exposure. Studies have shown that certain food nutrients can act as a type of sunscreen. While a […]

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An avocado a day keeps body fat away

February 22, 2012

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by Dr. Tricia Pingel —  People are terrified of eating fat. Calorie counting and nonfat diets are a craze in the dieting world, but they make no differentiation between calorie sources. In those diets, all calories are created equal, but this is a dietary falsehood. Our bodies need fat. The key to overall health is […]

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Anti-aging fish oil facials

February 22, 2012

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by Julia Busch —  Famed dermatologist, Dr. Nicholas Perricone and NYC plastic surgeon, Dr. Robert Tornambe agree that besides offering amazing systemic benefits, omega-3 fatty acids rejuvenate the face when taken internally, as well as applied topically. Referring to the skin’s outer layer, the epidermis, Tornambe explains, “As we age, the cells become thinner and […]

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