Food is the Cornerstone of Good Health

We have so many attachments to food. Yummy food is one of life’s greatest pleasures, isn’t it? Throw a party at your house and where does everyone end up? In the kitchen. We love food. It smells good, it tastes good, it can make us feel good.  Think about how many good memories you have that are tied to food […]

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Watch Your Gut

A flat belly is one of the signs of good health. Why? Let me tell you a very short story… Until just a few decades ago, nearly everyone had a flat belly. Hard to believe? It’s true. These days, however, it’s a different world. Obesity is becoming the norm. Kind of reminds me of the cruise ship guests in the […]

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My Lifestyle Change – Part Four

White, Refined Sugar Addiction When it came to giving up dairy and sugar, I had to say good-bye to things I LOVED, and would later realize I was also addicted to. Specifically, it was the sugar I was addicted to; the dairy was another thing altogether. I have personally linked sugar consumption to my challenges with anger. Sugar withdrawals presented […]

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Microwave Ovens Destroy Food Quality

I know many people who rely on a microwave oven at work to heat up their lunches. I tell them that toaster ovens are far superior for this purpose and often less expensive. They take longer, but a little advance planning cures that problem completely. Microwaving is the worst way to prepare foods because it uses radiation to heat things […]

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Personal Water Filtration is Essential

We all need clean water for basic survival. Even though most people don’t drink as much water every day as they should, water is still the main ingredient in most of what they do drink, including sodas, prepared coffee beverages, fruit juices and more. And that water – which is almost always municipal tap water – is of very questionable […]

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Diabetes & Folic Acid

A quick Google search with the keywords “diabetes” and “folic acid” will reveal some interesting articles. All are from major medical news sources like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Diabetes journals, the National Center for Biotechnology Information and others, all praising the use of folic acid for diabetics. Here’s what you need to know: folic acid is […]

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Sugar Cravings

Some 80 million Americans are diabetic or pre-diabetic. That number increases annually. Although there are several avenues that will get you to diabetes’ door, a very popular culprit is sugar. Hard to avoid; hard to turn down. And there’s way more of it processed foods and beverages than you might suspect, so you’re probably getting a lot of it every […]

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What to do about Diabetes

We mentioned (in Diabetes Defined) that type-II diabetes is a terrible but preventable – or reversible – condition. It’s caused initially by the body’s inability to get enough insulin out to allow glucose to provide energy for nearly every cell you own. This actually causes a cascade effect that can create devastating results for the entire body – up to […]

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Diabetes Defined

Using conservative numbers, 25% of Americans are either diabetic or pre-diabetic. That’s in excess of 75 million people in this country alone, and the disease is spreading around the globe as more people adopt the so-called “Western” lifestyle. The “Western” lifestyle advocates – and provides – convenience foods, fast foods, packaged foods, pastries, sodas and cell phones! (More on that […]

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Migraines and Diet

A migraine headache can stop your day in its tracks. Worse yet, medications offer little or no help. If you’re prone to migraines, here’s some information that may help you. Although the causes of migraines may range among individuals, the main underlying cause often has to do with your diet. Changing the foods you choose to eat and adding in […]

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