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Intro to Complementary Alternative Medicine

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Complementary Alternative Medicine (CAM) is becoming a more and more common source of treatment, but the vocabulary and distinctions between therapies can be confusing. The following is a list of some common CAM therapies and a brief description of each.

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Be a food label detective

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Your groceries have a lot to tell you – the trick is knowing what to look for.

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Cranberry Chili Sauce (V,GF)

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I absolutely love cranberries. Even if you don’t love them as much as me, you’re going to love this dipping sauce! It goes with almost anything.

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Tip of the hat to the Skinny B books

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“The food you put into your body works its way through your organs and bloodstream and is actually part of who you are. So every time you put crap in your body, you are crap.”

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Gluten-free and fiber

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Gluten-free diets omit wheat, rye and barley, but just because you aren’t eating whole-grain breads and cereals doesn’t mean your diet has to be low in fiber.

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Genetically Modified (GMO) Salmon

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Genetically Modified: Corn and Soy and Salmon, Oh My! Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should. I have the feeling I’m going to be saying that more and more as time goes on. Sigh. The latest? The FDA is being petitioned today to decide whether genetically modified salmon can be sold as food to […]

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Anxious About Anxiety?

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Brad asked me the other night why anxiety and depression are seemingly so widespread, including the use of prescription medication to manage their symptoms. We had been discussing my anxiety and depression and my recently-undertaken quest to wean myself off the two medications I currently take. We agreed that it seems to affect women more than men.

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Searching for a Good Tasting Vegan Protein Powder

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On the search for a good protein powder when you want to avoid dairy and soy.

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Devilish Dark Chocolate Gluten Free Brownies (DF,GF)

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Gluten-free dark chocolate brownies

Ok, any time you want to impress your non-healthy-eating-minded friends, this is the dessert to do the trick. Honestly, it was my husband who found this recipe and made it the first time. When he told me they were gluten free and vegan (he used egg replacer) I didn’t believe. These are good. They’re that good.

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Wait…Am I Younger Yet?

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The science behind how nutrients repair and rejuvenate your body—and how long it takes to reap your healthy habit rewards. Science has confirmed that the nutrients in our food can slow down and even reverse aging. Here’s exactly how and when you can expect the health payoff you want.

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Milk, the perfect food…

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How many times has someone asked you, “Well if you don’t drink milk, where do you get your calcium?” Hmmm, where does the mother cow get its calcium? Plants maybe?

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Children’s MS Risk Linked to Mothers’ Sun Shortage

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Australian study finds multiple sclerosis risk 30% higher in kids whose first trimester occurred during winter months: Scientists suspect mothers’ consequent lack of vitamin D.

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Health benefits of real chocolate

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Chocolate has long been considered the ultimate indulgence – a rich, romantic treat that not only tastes good, but makes you feel good too. Here’s some good news about chocolate that should help assuage any guilt you have about consuming it.

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