foods to avoid

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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Diet Soda Linked to Heart Attack and Stroke

by Brad
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Did we need any more reason to avoid diet soda like the poison it is? Did we really need more research telling us one more way that it destroys our bodies? Did anyone think there’s any reason to ever drink it again? No, we didn’t need another reason or any more research, but yes, there are plenty of people who keep on drinking it, so here’s some more data for ‘ya.

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5 Things to Cut Out of Your Diet

by Brad
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I received this dandy little article in my inbox recently. It’s written by Tony Horton, the creator of the famous P90X routine. This would apply to those trying to build muscle or lose weight, and anyone else just trying to eat healthy. I’m just going to let this one speak for itself (except that anyone who does P90X knows that he is not a fan of dairy – and we know how bad that is for you – so I’d add one more to his list). You may or may not like it. He said it, not me.

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Change the Oil Change the World?

by Brad

Here’s my question. In a lifestyle where eating a home cooked meal using healthy ingredients is still the norm, and walking everywhere you want to go is just a part of life, why do most of the old people look so unhealthy?

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9 Foods Not to Give Your Kids…or Anybody Else

by Brad
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Since most kids have hummingbird metabolisms that adults can only envy, it’s often easy to give them a free pass and let them eat whatever they want. But eventually those metabolisms slow down and the pounds settle in.

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Cola: The Real Junk Defined

by Brad
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Sure, soda pop is the biggest calorie source in the American diet. Is there anything real in there?

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