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Fight Dementia

April 7, 2014

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Fight Dementia by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia are costly, debilitating and heartbreaking conditions affecting millions of people worldwide. The incidence of dementia is also expected to increase dramatically in the next 10 to 20 years. Therefore, anything that can be done to limit it is worth doing. Conventional […]

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Household uses for coconut oil

January 2, 2014

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  We know that coconut oil is ideal for cooking and baking, as it can withstand higher temperatures than other cooking oils. Also, coconut oil does not spoil. In testing for rancidity, coconut oil that had been kept at room temperature for a year showed no evidence of spoiling. Coconut oil […]

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The skinny on fats

March 6, 2013

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  High-quality fats and oils are one of the most essential foods to consume every day. They are needed as an energy source for your brain and for producing many vital hormones in the body. They are also essential for transporting all vitamins, minerals and hormones through every one of your […]

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Eat, drink and stay healthy during the holidays

February 22, 2013

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by Paula Owens —  The holiday season is upon us. Our schedules are filled with shopping, holiday parties, relatives, food and spirits, and obligations. Socializing during the holidays can be stressful and challenging for some people, especially if friends and family are not as health conscious as you. The abundance of treats and homemade goodies […]

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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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Recipes for a healthy lifestyle

July 27, 2012

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by Stan Kalson —  The following lifestyle ideas will create a healthy body and longevity for those who can adhere to it: An abundance of food from plant sources, including organic fruits and vegetables, potatoes, breads and whole grains, beans, raw nuts and seeds. Emphasis on a variety of minimally processed and, wherever possible, seasonally […]

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The pendulum swings on fish oil

April 12, 2012

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by Mary Budinger —  We know we need to take fish oil because it is good for us — despite the mercury contamination — right? Even drug companies are getting on the bandwagon with prescription versions. Yet a growing chorus of voices is saying we have been fed a fishy bill of goods. The standard […]

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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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Cold/flu season is here — what to do to recover quickly

February 25, 2012

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by Brenda Haas-Krieger —  Winter is the season of colds and flu. At this time of year, we tend not to partake of the sun’s rays as often as we do in warmer months, which means that our bodies do not create as much vitamin D3, an incredible antiviral agent. Multiple studies indicate that a […]

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FDA, Dementias and Alzheimer’s will increase fivefold in next 40 years

February 24, 2012

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by Mary Budinger —  The Alzheimer’s Association projects that between 2010 and 2050, the total cost of care for Americans age 65 and older with Alzheimer’s disease will increase fivefold, from $172 billion to $1.08 trillion per year. These dollar amounts represent the direct cost of care to all payers, including Medicare, Medicaid, out-of-pocket costs […]

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A paradigm shift in omega essential oils

February 24, 2012

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by Dr. Murray R. Susser —  A paradigm shift is a fundamental change in an underlying assumption, model or style. For example, in the 1960s the medical model used for managing most bowel diseases in the U.S. was a low-residue diet (LRD). During the ’60s, Dr. Denis Burkitt, a respected British physician and researcher, had […]

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Health updates: Coconut oil and aspartame

February 23, 2012

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The following is new information regarding research on coconut oil and its effects on your health and the effects of aspartame on your body and health. The amazing oil that trims women’s waistlines A study has shown that dietary supplementation with coconut oil may result in a reduction in waist circumference and other benefits. A […]

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