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Nutrition and Heart Health: The Real Nutritional Villain

Conventional wisdom says that red meat and saturated fat are the primary drivers of heart disease. So in order to avoid that, many people have chosen to eat chicken which is thought to be more lean. Problem is that the … Continue reading

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Dental Health: 3 Surprising Ways Food Impacts It

If I asked you what you thought was the most important diet/dental link, what would you say? Would you say not eating candy and sugary foods because they cause cavities? You certainly wouldn’t be wrong. If you said eating a … Continue reading

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Healthy Eating: One More Reason to Avoid Packaged Foods, Especially for Your Children

You avoid giving your children wildly colored, processed foods because you don’t want them affected by the food dyes those foods obviously contain. However, it may surprise you that many foods and beverages you would never think contain these chemical … Continue reading

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Addicted….to Oreos?

I read this article last week on Dr. Mercola’s site. According to a study Oreo cookies were found to be just as addictive as cocaine or morphine! And those are some heavy duty drugs. Oreos are my son, Christopher’s favorite … Continue reading

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Do You Really Know What You are Eating?

We purchase and consume unlabeled genetically modified or engineered foods daily.  The more packaged foods you eat, the greater the chance of this.   These foods pose a definite and serious health risk and even FDA scientists agree with that assessment. … Continue reading

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What’s the Big Deal About Nutrition?

I am constantly talking about fueling your body properly, nourishing yourself at the cellular level with the highest quality, fresh, whole, nutrient-dense foods and eliminating the junk/processed/packaged foods.  I know a lot of people would rather use one of the … Continue reading

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Should You Follow the Government’s New Dietary Guidelines?

Every five years the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture release their revised Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The most recent ones came out today. With obesity reaching epidemic proportions in this country, these … Continue reading

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Another Reason to Avoid Processed Foods

In researching information for a friend who’s just been diagnosed with lung cancer, I came across a very interesting piece of information.  According to research published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine done by the American … Continue reading

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