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What can we drink that is healthy and non-fattening?

November 12, 2012

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by Nina Anderson  —  Headlines across the media warn of a growing obesity problem. Not only are snack, fried and fast foods big contributors, but our burgeoning consumption of soft drinks adds to the list of things that make us fat. In an effort to stay healthy, many consumers are turning to sports drinks and […]

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Exercise for seniors

August 31, 2012

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by Rick Barnabo —  While talking about exercise with seniors, some of the objections I most often hear are: “It’s too late,” “It’s not safe” or “I have a chronic illness.” So, is it too late? Is it safe? Should you exercise with a chronic illness? Research has shown that people of all ages benefit […]

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Supplement Basics

August 30, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  To function at your best, I recommend several basic food supplements. The most important are omega-3 fatty acids, iodine and vitamin D3. Additional minerals that are needed by most people are calcium, magnesium, zinc, manganese, chromium and selenium. Also very helpful are vitamins A, B, C, E and P (bioflavonoids). […]

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Calcium and vitamin D means better protection

August 18, 2012

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by Dr. J. Ann Dunn —  Conventional medicine says that we need to take 1,500 mg of calcium every day to fight osteoporosis. But the truth is more complicated than that. There is evidence that we probably don’t need to take any more than we would find in a quality multivitamin. A recent study looked […]

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Are your hormones out of whack?

August 6, 2012

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  Many of us have heard or used the expression “Your hormones are out of whack.” Whether the reference was made about a spouse, friend, co-worker or even ourselves, we may wonder how much validity this slang-phrased statement truly carries. Quite a bit, actually. Hormones are powerful chemical messengers produced by […]

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Sunshine: it’s “D-lightful”

July 20, 2012

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by Rev. Lena Sheehan —  Oh, how lucky are those who live in sunny climates, where every day they can be outdoors, breathing fresh air and feeling good. Not only does it feel good, but just minutes of sunlight exposure per day give our bodies the opportunity to make the daily requirement of that valuable […]

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The Tooth Truth

March 5, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  The health of your mouth is about far more than appearance. It can literally mean the difference between life and death. In particular, chronic and usually hidden dental infections often wreak havoc on the entire body and can contribute to heart disease and cancer. Modern dentistry is one of the […]

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Digestion, acid reflux and the antacid debacle

February 28, 2012

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by Dr. Thomas Alexander —  The human digestive system is nothing short of miraculous. Its intricacy and efficiency go beyond anything ever designed by human scientists. This amazing system takes every kind of diverse food, chews and kneads it to a pulp, and subjects it to extremely acidic and alkaline conditions. And like a powerful […]

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Addicted to exercise

February 27, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  The number of people addicted to extreme exercise has increased. These individuals define themselves by their strenuous workout routines and are obsessive in their missions for leaner physiques. Little do they know that they are putting their health at risk, especially if they are radically cutting back on their food intake […]

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Should you avoid gluten?

February 24, 2012

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  Chances are you have heard about gluten and the benefits of eliminating it from your diet. But do you know what gluten is and why it is bad for your health? Gluten is a substance made up of the proteins found in wheat flour. Gluten is truly only found in […]

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Are you deficient in vitamin D?

February 23, 2012

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by Dr. Fred G. Arnold —  It has been estimated that 1 billion people worldwide have a vitamin-D deficiency. According to several studies, 40 to 100 percent of U.S. and European elderly men and women still living in the community (not in nursing homes) are deficient in vitamin D. More than 50 percent of postmenopausal […]

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