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30 days to a less fatty liver

Just thirty days on a good supplemental probiotic helps diminish the accumulation of fat in the liver. A new study published in PLOS ONE brings us one giant step forward in the fight against Non-Alcolohic Fatty Liver Disease, obesity and … Continue reading

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Yeah for fiber!

High-fiber foods are filling and nutritious and also help you poop good. Did you know that boosting dietary fiber intake actually reduces the number of calories your body absorbs from the food you eat?

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To stressed to live

Stress is the number two cause of disease and death – closely behind the number one cause- inflammation. But the kicker is that stress also causes inflammation making this a compound equation. Stress even causes a breakdown of brain cells … Continue reading

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Buying local food

One of the charms of buying local food is getting to know the farmers who sell directly to actual humans rather than some commercial institution. Grocery stores give very little information for where their food comes from or who grows … Continue reading

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Nuts for cashew nuts

Cashews, whether roasted, salted, or covered in chocolate, have amazing health benefits. Cashew nuts are actually seeds growing on the end of the cashew apple. The cashew apple itself is far too fragile to export from its native South American … Continue reading

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Short People

Remember that old Randy Newman song “Short People got no reason to live”? Well Randy Newman got it wrong! Short people actually live longer than tall people – at least in Japanese men, according to the latest research. Taking two … Continue reading

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Choices lead to cancer

Cancer and chronic diseases don’t just mysteriously appear. In fact, the whole genetic theory is just a farce to shift the blame from diet and lifestyle sins to “not my fault”. The truth is that diet and lifestyle activate and … Continue reading

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Losing muscle

Do you know that the average woman over the age of 40 loses about a half-a-pound of muscle every year but replaces it with fat? In fact, everyone over the age of 25 pretty much begins to waste away in … Continue reading

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Herd mentality

Last year, 175 people in the US came down with measles. The feds are squealing “epidemic” and blaming anti-vaccers for this near-pandemic, citing failed “herd immunity” as the cause of this. Really? Well over 85% of the measles victims were … Continue reading

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Diet drinks are killing people

Postmenopausal women who slurp down two 12oz diet drinks a day are 30% more likely to have a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular problems compared to women who don’t do the diet drinks. The diet drinkers are also 50% … Continue reading

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About colon cancer

Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States with over 130,000 new diagnosed cases every year. Obesity causes changes in the colon that can predispose a person to colorectal cancer. This makes a healthy … Continue reading

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How to reduce your death risk

42%. That’s the rate of risk of death reduction you gain by eating seven or more portions of fruits and vegetables a day. A recent 12-year study of over 65,000 people found that the more fruit and vegetables people ate, … Continue reading

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Eating like a cave man

The absolutely most important dietary change with the Paleo diet is the elimination of all grains. Gone are the breads, pastas, rolls, cereals, pastries, cakes, cookies and even beer. These processed products not only contain problematic gluten and killer GMOs, … Continue reading

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Healthy arteries in just 20 years!

Want healthy arteries in 20 years? Eat your fresh fruits and veggies today! Young women who ate a diet rich in fresh fruits and vegetables are much less likely to have arterial plaque build-up 20 years later as compared with … Continue reading

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Fast food for the school lunch cafeteria

Did you know that 19% of high school cafeterias serve branded fast food daily? Further research shows that middle and high schools with a higher number of low-income students also have more exclusive vending beverage contracts than other schools. A … Continue reading

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Avoiding dementia

Want to decrease your odds for dementia by 90%? Better start now – not later. Choosing healthy foods in midlife dropped the dementia in people around by almost 90% in a 14-year follow-up study. Vegetables, berries, fruits, fish and healthy … Continue reading

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Just say NO to Frankenfish

Yeah for Kroger and Safeway! They have joined a growing list of supermarkets that are saying NO to Frankenfish. This news comes on the heels of the news that the FDA wants to allow free license for the world’s first … Continue reading

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Orange you glad you read this?

Back in 1753, James Lind showed how to prevent and cure scurvy with citrus fruits containing vitamin C. Did anyone listen to the man? Took a while as unfortunately, another 100,000 British Navy sailors succumbed from scurvy until all the … Continue reading

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Yet another bad food additive

Sodium benzoate is a food additive used to preserve foods and drinks. Many studies, including a damning 2007 Lancet study, link sodium benzoate with increased hyperactivity. Did you know that sodium benzoate in soft drinks or other food with added … Continue reading

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Poor breakfast – poor health

A new university study shows that teens that ate poor breakfasts also had a higher incidence of metabolic syndrome 27 years later when compared to teens who ate substantial breakfasts. Metabolic syndrome is a list of factors that linked to … Continue reading

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