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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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Reduce blood pressure naturally

June 29, 2013

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by Dr. Tricia Pingel —  More than 74 million Americans suffer from high blood pressure, according to the American Heart Association. And as any person who is diagnosed with high blood pressure can tell you — it is frightening. Once diagnosed, many patients are placed on medications, such as diuretics. These medications deplete the body […]

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Inside Eating Out

October 7, 2012

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 by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Eating out has become the American way of life. One recent study showed that Americans today consume 42 percent of their calories away from home. Eating in restaurants can be a rare pleasure, a simple joy or a health nightmare. Why eat out? For many people, eating out offers the […]

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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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Helpful food hints

August 11, 2012

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With just a little effort, you will be surprised how simple it is to keep food at its best. First, check that your refrigerator is at the right temperature and is cold enough — below 40 F or 4 C. This is to ensure food safety. Also leave space around the items so cold air […]

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Just say no to GMOs — what you need to know

April 12, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  Genetically modified (GM) foods are derived from genetically modified organisms (GMOs), which are formulated in a laboratory where genes are taken from one species and inserted into another, in an attempt to obtain a desired characteristic or trait. Often referred to as Frankenfoods, GMOs are chemical-laden seeds that alter and disrupt […]

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Solutions for the three most common food allergies

March 1, 2012

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by Dr. Philip Wazny —  Mention the words “food allergies” and most of us probably imagine those kids who get near a peanut butter sandwich only to have massive swelling around the eyes and throat, followed by difficulty breathing and hives. The constellation of these symptoms make up what is known as an anaphylactic reaction, […]

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Are symptoms related to foods?

February 25, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  At least 80 percent of my female clients complain of lower abdominal bloating, and 70 to 80 percent of male clientele report suffering from indigestion or chronic sinus issues. Did you know that the leading cause of obesity is food sensitivity, and 60 to 80 percent of the population is sensitive […]

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Food safety rules

February 25, 2012

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by Bill Marler —  The holiday season is a good time to remind home cooks about how to make food that will not make guests and family sick with food-borne illness. Many home cooks — even the most seasoned ones — are either unaware of the less obvious food safety rules or break the ones […]

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Power your brain with food

February 24, 2012

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by Rima Mehta —  It is common for many of us to resolve to lose weight, but any sane person dreads a diet’s dulling effect on the brain. We know that the foods we eat affect the body, but they may have even more of an influence on how the brain works — including level […]

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Cheat your way healthy

February 22, 2012

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by Dr. Mark Force — Think of the things you have been told that you should not do because they are not good for you. There are probably a lot of them. But is the advice true? Perhaps you should try breaking the rules now and then in order to become healthier. Let us examine […]

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