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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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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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The answer to elimination?

October 6, 2012

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by Victoria Bowmann —  Wouldn’t things be easier if we had one simple answer to the uncomfortable questions related to our most basic bodily function? For any question we pondered? Unfortunately, this is not always the case. When a person struggles with bowel problems, frequently they hear such advice as, “You need to add more […]

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Pita Jungle — A hip, healthy haven

September 25, 2012

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by Stan Kalson —  The Mediterranean diet has been found to be one of the healthiest in the world. Its tasty staples are primarily whole grains, olive oil, fish, and dried fruits and vegetables. It also is low in saturated fats and meat, but never skimps on flavor. A few years ago, three good friends […]

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Got allergies? Look to herbs for relief

April 12, 2012

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by Kathleen Gould — We do not need to be told that allergies are at an all-time high. Sneezing, coughing, headaches, congestion, skin eruptions and emotional swings are just a few of the many symptoms that can manifest in our overburdened bodies. Allergens are the substances that cause allergies. Some of the more common allergens […]

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Health updates: Marinating meat and genetically modified

March 5, 2012

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The following is new information regarding reducing levels of cancer-causing chemicals in meat and the meaning of the stickers on our produce. Marinating meat in beer or wine reduces cancer-causing chemicals Marinating steak in beer or wine before cooking it dramatically reduces levels of chemicals that can cause cancer. Beer is more effective than wine […]

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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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