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Spiralize!: Transform Vegetables and Fruits from Ordinary to Extraordinary

December 25, 2015

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Spiralize!: Transform Vegetables and Fruits from Ordinary to Extraordinary by Beverly Lynn Bennett — Spiralizers are one of the most exciting kitchen gadgets to hit the culinary world. In a fraction of the time that it normally takes to cut everything by hand, home cooks can now slice and dice fresh produce quickly and creatively, […]

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GE foods are illegal

December 9, 2015

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GE foods are illegal by Mary Budinger —    After 15 years of legal investigation, Steven Druker details in his recently acclaimed book, Altered Genes, Twisted Truth, how government intrigue and corporate power have teamed up to ignore the law and give the go-ahead for genetically engineered (GE) crops. He wants us to know that […]

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Alkaline-forming versus acid-forming foods

December 9, 2015

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Alkaline-forming versus acid-forming foods by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Most of the foods that people eat today are acid forming. These include refined grains, pasteurized dairy, conventional meat, vegetable oils, artificial sweeteners and processed sugars. A diet composed primarily of these acid-forming foods inhibits nerve function and damages cells. Experts in the field believe a […]

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The Phytonutrient Diet

December 7, 2015

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The Phytonutrient Diet by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Most people are mineral-starved today, and their digestive systems are weak. The phytonutrient diet, as explained in this article, is the only way I know to counteract these dietary problems and obtain the nutrients we all need.   Principles 1. Eat at least three meals daily and […]

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What you eat affects your teeth

December 2, 2015

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What you eat affects your teeth by Dr. Nicholas Meyer —  How does what you eat affect your dental health and overall health? This topic is a book in and of itself, but this short article reflects my approach. Consider that the tooth is the hardest structure within the human body, and once gone, it […]

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Divine Nourishment: Gluten-Free, Vegan Recipes

November 27, 2015

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Divine Nourishment: Gluten-Free, Vegan Recipes by Alberto Valdes and Carol Jaffe — Inspired by the beauty of Mother Nature’s harvest, these gluten-free, vegan recipes make food preparation a tasty and joyful adventure. From various cultures and traditions, each recipe, accompanied by beautiful full-color photographs, is intended to divinely nourish you and those with whom you […]

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Heartburn is not what you think

November 14, 2015

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Heartburn is not what you think by Paula Owens —  Hydrochloric acid (HCL) plays an important role in digestion. It is needed to activate enzymes that breakdown protein. HCL is also required for proper pH levels, bacterial balance, a healthy microbiome and the absorption of B12, folate and many other important nutrients. HCL is our […]

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The tiny mustard seed

November 2, 2015

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The tiny mustard seed by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  The mustard seed has been eaten and used medicinally since ancient times, but due to its connection to the type of mustard used on burgers and hot dogs, we are reminded of fast food. This is unfortunate, since both mustard seeds and the popular condiments they […]

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Detoxification for women’s health

October 18, 2015

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Detoxification for women’s health by Dr. Marianne Marchese —  Chemicals in the environment can disrupt the normal activity of estrogen, progesterone, testosterone and other hormones in women. These chemicals are known as hormone- or endocrine-disrupting compounds. Women are exposed to hormone- disrupting compounds every day, often without knowing it. The exposure to chemicals comes from […]

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The Fire Driven Life: How to Ignite the Fire of Self-Worth, Health and Happiness with a Plant-Based Diet

October 16, 2015

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The Fire Driven Life: How to Ignite the Fire of Self-Worth, Health and Happiness with a Plant-Based Diet by Vanessa Chamberlin — Chamberlin says that she felt incredible, her energy levels soared and a new stratum of mental clarity kicked in. In short, she felt on fire. She believes that when you adopt the Plantfire […]

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Four Essential Minerals

October 15, 2015

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Four Essential Minerals by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Calcium, magnesium, zinc and selenium are four essential minerals that everyone should supplement today. The reasons why these supplements are needed are explained in this article. 1. The soil — Most of the world’s soils are low in these vital minerals; thus, the food grown in these […]

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Enjoy happy hour appetizers at home

October 13, 2015

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Enjoy happy hour appetizers at home by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Happy hour appetizers can be fun and easy to serve at home. Also, they can be quick to prepare when you want a light meal. Just add some crusty bread or crackers and a tray of assorted cheeses with some of the recipes below. […]

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Are all natural teas safe?

October 7, 2015

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Are all natural teas safe? by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Recent tests conducted by Eurofins Scientific, an independent analytic testing company, determined that many varieties of Celestial Seasonings teas contain potentially dangerous levels of multiple pesticides. The report revealed that 91 percent of the teas sampled contained pesticide levels that exceeded U.S. federal limits. Ten […]

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