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Facts You Need to Know About GMO’s

by Brad
the truth about gmo's

The inventors of genetically modified foods (GMO’s) tell us the world needs this technology to feed the ever-growing population. The FDA approved these foods after lobbyists convinced them that there is “no significant difference” between a real tomato and a genetically engineered version. So while there have been no tests proving these foods are safe for human consumption, an entire generation of humans is being raised on these foods as a grand experiment. Dr. Huber offers a differing point of view.

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Scare Your Guts Straight (Part 2/2)

by Brad
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The sugar peak of the year seems like an appropriate time to finish the discussion on gut health and its impact on your overall well being. If you’re like a lot of people, like me, you may have gotten off track somewhere and need to fix some gut issues.

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Do You Have the Gut to Be Healthy? (Part 1/2)

by Brad
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Every time someone asks us about trying to improve or fix a health condition, we start with laying out the basic principles of clean eating – removing additives and chemicals from the diet. It may sound simple, but it’s the most common, and powerful, solution for a reason. But why? What does breakfast have to do with headaches and joint pain?

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Need Calcium? A Dairy-Free Diet Can Deliver

by Isabel De Los Rios
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I was sitting here the other day thinking about that old ‘80s dairy commercial. You know the one with the tagline that says, “Milk Does a Body Good.” The slogan is catchy and unforgettable, but the claims are a bit twisted. Believe it or not, a dairy-free diet will do your body much better than […]

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Expand Your Grains, Extend Your Life

by Brad
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The study isn’t proof that white rice causes diabetes, more so, it shows the importance of eating whole grains. More brown rice is helpful because it is higher in fiber and that may protect against diabetes. Whole grains have so much more fiber, vitamins, minerals, and protein, so you get a lot more nutritional bang for your buck than with refined carbohydrates like white rice or white bread.

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Antibiotics in Meat: The Prescription You Didn’t Mean to Fill

by Kelli
antibiotics in meat lead to antibiotic resistance

When I was growing up, doctors handed antibiotic prescriptions out like candy – yep, just like the lollipops they gave you for being good. I may not have come outta there with a lollipop every time, but I always had a bottle of pink Strawberry-Banana-flavored amoxicillin by the end of the day. Times have changed.

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Try a Wheat-Free Diet to Feel Better and Lose Weight

by Isabel De Los Rios
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The gluten contained in wheat products can cause or contribute to digestive disorders and joint problems. A wheat-free diet may be just what you need to relieve your uncomfortable symptoms. Need another reason to consider going wheatless? Kicking this food out of your eating plan can also help you drop those unwanted pounds (I thought that might get your attention).

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How Sweet It Isn’t – Why Sucralose Is Just as Bad or Worse Than Other Artificial Sweeteners

by Brad
sucralose is bad

We’ve talked a lot about sweeteners a lot lately, and I hate to beat a dead horse, but the thing won’t die! A couple of weeks ago I received an email from a reader asking for help. Her husband had learned that most alternative sweeteners were bad, but that sucralose (Splenda) was ok and doesn’t do the harm that the others do. Let’s set him straight.

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Think You’re Genetically Predisposed to Disease and Obesity? Find How You Can Control Your Health Today!

by Donna Gates
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The more time scientists spend with the human body, the more they realize that what you eat does matter. Not only that, but the environment that you live in and the thoughts that you choose to think matter just as much as the food and products that you consume.

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Artificial Sweeteners’ Side Effects and Natural Sugar Substitutes

by Isabel De Los Rios
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Artificial sweeteners are nothing but BAD news so I really wanted to see what type of studies have been done most recently on the topic and where Dr. Oz and his colleagues currently stand on the whole artificial sweetener debate.

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Want to eat healthy, but unsure where to start?

by Brad
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Did you know that March is National Nutrition Month? The theme this year is Get Your Plate in Shape. It’s not much of a stretch at all that focusing on what you put on your plate may be the most important thing you could be doing right now. Changing the way you eat could change […]

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Crowding sugar out

by Kelli
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Your best bet to reducing the amount of sugar your children eat is to focus on adding nutritious foods, rather than on eliminating all sweets. The idea is that we don’t have to do it all perfectly.

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The Clean Eating Mystery…Solved

by Brad
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What exactly is clean eating? In simple terms, it means eating a diet that is loaded with vegetables, supplemented with fruits, nuts, and seeds, and second, devoid of anything artificial or potentially damaging to your body. That’s it. Do that starting today and you’ll change your health forever.

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