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What can we drink that is healthy and non-fattening?

November 12, 2012

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by Nina Anderson  —  Headlines across the media warn of a growing obesity problem. Not only are snack, fried and fast foods big contributors, but our burgeoning consumption of soft drinks adds to the list of things that make us fat. In an effort to stay healthy, many consumers are turning to sports drinks and […]

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Old habits impede optimal health

September 18, 2012

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by Cary Bailen —  We frequently show love to the special people in our lives through unhealthy food, such as old-fashioned cookies, ice cream, soda or candy. Often, these are considered a treat or a reward. They mean we are being good, we deserve it or, perhaps, we offer them as an act of love […]

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Easing Inflammation

September 2, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Inflammation is usually a normal process whereby the body responds to stress by sending more blood and macrophages to an area and secreting certain chemicals, such as histamine, that irritate the tissues to a degree. This is part of the normal response to stress. — However, problems can develop if […]

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Energy drinks equal toxicity

August 27, 2012

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by Dr. Theresa Ramsey —  If there are any products that bespeak our ever increasing fast-paced lifestyle, they would have to be the energy drinks people consume to become more alert or to enhance athletic performance. A plethora of them are on the market to provide a quick pick-me-up. Yes, energy and sports drinks can […]

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Cancer prevention starts with you

August 25, 2012

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by Dr. Frank George —  America declared war on cancer in 1971 because it was the second leading cause of death in the United States. President Richard Nixon said, “The time has come in America when the same kind of concentrated effort that split the atom and took man to the moon should be turned […]

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Emotional eating: why do I eat when I’m upset?

August 15, 2012

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by Lorri Woodmansee There are many methods people use to relieve stress and find comfort in their lives. In and of itself, this is not a bad thing unless their choices are unhealthy, or become unhealthy over time. These can include cigarettes and alcohol, and/or too much sleep, exercise and food. Food represents different things […]

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10 ways to clean GMOs out of your home

August 11, 2012

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by Courtney Pineau —  Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are plants or animals created through the gene-splicing techniques of biotechnology. These are organisms that would never occur naturally. Many health risks are associated with GMOs, but I keep them out of my home because I have no interest in feeding my family experimental foods. The studies […]

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Low-dose chemo (IPT) is a better cancer alternative

August 2, 2012

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by Dr. Frank George —  Cancer cells have an Achilles heel: sugar. Cancer cells gobble sugar for their energy supply, whereas most other cells use fat as their energy source. This difference is the key to IPT, or insulin potentiated therapy. In IPT, the patient relaxes in a lounge chair with an IV. Insulin is […]

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How to prevent and reverse aging

March 5, 2012

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by Linda Leibl —  Anti-aging and wellness are hot topics these days. Everywhere you turn, there is more information about looking and feeling younger. Even grandmothers look younger these days — not like they did 10 or 20 years ago. As you’re hearing everywhere, the new 50 looks 30, the new 60 looks 40, and […]

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Toxins lurking in your foods

March 5, 2012

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by Becky Coffield —  A biochemical war is being waged on our health as we are assaulted with more deadly toxins than at any other time in history. Besides air and water pollution, we are bombarded with a continuous flow of electromagnetic waves, including those of very low frequencies. Food additives are also incredibly deadly […]

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Bring on the sugar in kids’ cereal

March 1, 2012

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Kellogg’s® Honey Smacks® cereal, at nearly 56 percent sugar by weight, leads the list of high-sugar cereals, according to new analysis by the Environmental Working Group (EWG). A one-cup serving of Honey Smacks packs more sugar than a Hostess Twinkie, and one cup of any of 44 other children’s cereals has more sugar than three […]

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Saturated fat — Let us tell the truth and get healthy

March 1, 2012

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by Mary Budinger —  A recent newsletter from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) examined different types of fats — which ones are naughty and which are nice. Unfortunately, the NIH flunked the assignment. No wonder the American public is famously overweight and chronically ill. The NIH writes: “Unsaturated fats are considered ‘good’ fats … […]

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Health updates: Sugar and mental health, and trans fats

February 27, 2012

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The following is new information regarding sugar and mental health, and a link between trans fat intake and coronary heart disease. The links between sugar and mental health Noted British psychiatric researcher Malcolm Peet conducted a provocative cross-cultural analysis of the relationship between diet and mental illness. His primary finding was a strong link between […]

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