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Our fatal attraction to sugar

June 9, 2014

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Sugar addiction is killing us

Our fatal attraction to sugar by Mary Budinger —  Most of us are sugar addicts. Sugar triggers endorphins and makes us feel good. For many of us, sugar is one of the most addictive substances in the world; two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese. One can of soda has 39 grams of sugar — […]

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Understand food labels

April 17, 2014

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Understand food labels by Joanne Henning Tedesco — Food labels are managed in tandem by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), which handles meats, animal products, grains and produce, and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which oversees grocery items and the labels related to nutrition characteristics, like calories, fat content and vitamins. These […]

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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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HGH and sermorelin

December 1, 2013

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  Collecting treasured life moments is one of the few good things about aging. Weddings, births, vacations and good laughs are just some of the events that enrich our lives and, the older we get, the more take-your-breath-away moments we experience. Not all aspects of aging are welcomed, however. What can […]

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Basic Supplements

November 28, 2013

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  To function your best, I recommend adding some basic food supplements to your diet. They are trimethylglycine, kelp, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin D3, calcium, magnesium, zinc, selenium and a powerful digestive enzyme. Other food supplements may be helpful; however, the ones listed above are most crucial. Supplements are needed today […]

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GM vs. non-GM corn

August 25, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  People are talking about genetically modified (GM) foods and glyphosate, the ingredient in Roundup® that is used to kill weeds, which has been added to GM foods. But many people do not know that genetic modification is also making our modern food less nutritious than it used to be. Recently, […]

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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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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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A window into the health of your eyes

July 2, 2013

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by Annie Porter —  It has been said that the eyes are the windows to the soul. In Chinese medicine, the quality, clarity and brightness of the eyes reflect the health of your shen, which translates to mean your spirit, or the light inside you. If you have ever seen the eyes of a mentally […]

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Would you eat coal tar waste?

June 4, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  In 2007, a landmark study was conducted by the United Kingdom’s Food Standards Agency that concluded that tartrazine, also known as E102 or Yellow #5, was one of the food colorings linked to childhood hyperactivity. Today in the European Union, products containing it must carry a warning label. Unfortunately, the […]

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Trimethylglycine (TMG) to the Rescue

June 1, 2013

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Many people believe or were taught that diet alone provides adequate nutrition and that we do not need to take nutritional supplements. I, too, believed this at one time. However, years of experience as a physician proved me wrong. Our food supply today is low in nutrients — even the […]

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When you are running out of gas

May 28, 2013

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by Vicki Bowmann, Ph.D. —  I am often amazed when I query a client: “When your car is running out of gas, what do you do?” Even with today’s higher pump prices, I get the exact same answer: “I go to the filling station and buy some gas.” Then I ask how much gas they […]

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The many uses of yarrow

April 7, 2013

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by Kiva Rose —  At 3 years of age, I learned the name of the prolific wildflower, yarrow. When I was 7 years old, a silver-haired Spanish grandmother from my city block showed me how to use its fresh green leaves to soothe my perpetually abraded knees and elbows. Years later, this truly versatile plant […]

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