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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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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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The Slow Down Diet: Eating for Pleasure, Energy & Weight Loss: An 8-Week Breakthrough Program

October 25, 2015

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The Slow Down Diet: Eating for Pleasure, Energy & Weight Loss: An 8-Week Breakthrough Program by Marc David — In this 10th edition, David presents a new way to understand our relationship to food, focusing on quality and the pleasure of eating to transform and improve metabolism. Citing cutting-edge research on body biochemistry, as well as […]

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Food as medicine

August 10, 2015

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Food as medicine by Michelle S. Fondin —  The adage “you are what you eat” is more than a cliché. In today’s world, it is a reality. And what we have available to eat is increasingly artificial, genetically modified, chemical laden and simply unhealthy. Even though the choices may seem varied, in actuality they are […]

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Can we get the nutrients we need from our food groups?

December 21, 2014

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Can we get the nutrients we need from our food groups? by Debbie Williams —  You try to do the right things nutritionally. You educate yourself, watch documentaries and click on every Facebook post regarding health. You search the Internet to find answers to keep your family healthy and even spend extra money buying organic […]

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Every summer has a story

September 2, 2012

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Sometimes it is the same old story. Humid summers are not a fun time to be slaving over a hot stove and during this time, our bodies want lighter, cooler foods. This is easier to accomplish when you have plenty of no-cook recipes to fall back on, such as delicious […]

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Raising kids who love to eat their veggies

April 12, 2012

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by Dr. Philip Wazny —  “Ewww! I do not like vegetables!” Unfortunately, I hear this comment all too often from the many children in my practice. On the one hand, it is not terribly surprising, since infants start out eating very sweet-to-the-taste breast milk or formula and then are expected to simply switch over to […]

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Spring greens and vegetables: The key to a healthy body

March 5, 2012

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by Stan Kalson —  It is simple: placing a high priority on the quality of food we eat helps determine the degree of our wellness. Extensive media discussions have recently covered the dangers of chemical fertilizers and pesticides used in commercial agriculture. Health researchers now state, without hesitation, that there is a relationship between our […]

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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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Steps of Digestion

March 1, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Digestion is an astonishing and orderly process that breaks down proteins, carbohyrdates, fat and other complex chemicals found in the plants and animals we eat, and recycles them to manufacture our body tissues. This article will explain how the process works. Simply put, food either digests or spoils. Digestion is […]

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Health updates: Organic groceries and tests on pesticide chemicals

February 28, 2012

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The following is new information regarding saving money on organic groceries and the EPA mandating tests on endocrine disruptors. Saving money on organic groceries According to the Environmental Working Group, a nonprofit environmental research firm, the fruits and vegetables that contain the most pesticide residue and should be replaced with organically grown are: peaches, apples, […]

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Health update: An introduction to hexane

February 28, 2012

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The following is new information regarding the use of hexane in the food industry as an extraction solvent for soy products. Food toxins 101: An introduction to hexane At seven cents per pound, hexane, a simple hydrocarbon, is a by-product of every petroleum refinery on Earth and is currently the dominant extraction solvent for soy […]

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Health updates: Food portions and MSG

February 28, 2012

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The following is information regarding food portions and avoiding monosodium glutamate. Are U.S. food portions decadent? With soaring food prices sparking protests in many countries and more than 800 million people going hungry every day worldwide, U.S. food portions are under scrutiny. Portion sizes in the United States not only exceed those in less-developed countries […]

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