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A vote for GMO-free

When you spend money on anything, you are helping to shape the world you live in. Spending money is just like voting. Every dollar you spend on GMO food tells the industry that you don’t mind eating their genetically modified … Continue reading

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How to shop for eggs

The Department of Agriculture compared conventional eggs with pastured eggs to find that pastured eggs have: 1/3 less cholesterol, 1/4 less saturated fat, 2/3 more vitamin A, 2X the omega-3 fatty acids, 3X the vitamin E, 7X more beta carotene … Continue reading

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What is a lipoma?

A lipoma is a slow-developing growth of fat usually forming beneath the skin and above the muscle. Lipomas move easily with light finger pressure and feel doughy to the touch. Lipomas are not cancerous and are usually harmless, but some … Continue reading

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How now organic cow

Organic milk contains significantly higher concentrations of heart-healthy fatty acids than conventional dairy milk. Organic/pasture-fed cows naturally have the exact omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acid ratio that humans need for brain and body development. But the grain-fed cows have more … Continue reading

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News from the GMO war front

A win against GMOs: There is a new ordinance on the Big Island of Hawaii that bans any more genetically engineered crops from being grown on the Big Island. The mayor that signed the bill into law said: “With this … Continue reading

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Broccoli fights cancer!

Food and nutrition: Diet is most often the biggest factor in developing cancer – and the biggest factor for fighting cancer. Probably the best anti-cancer food family is cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, kale and cabbage. Eating broccoli regularly is … Continue reading

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Real Health Talk News and Views broadcast 10/10/13

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Real Health Talk News and Views broadcast 10/09/13

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Real Health Talk News and Views broadcast 10/04/13

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Kosher basics

Man is what man eats. The word kosher comes from the Hebrew word, “Kashrus,” meaning suitable, fit or pure for consumption. The rules of “Kashrus” define permitted and forbidden foods. The only meats to be eaten by these rules are … Continue reading

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Code stickers on produce

Fruit and veggie codes explained: Four numbers in the Price Lookup Code (PLU) means that this produce was grown conventionally with the use of pesticides. The four digits in the PLU code simply tells what kind of vegetable or fruit … Continue reading

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Organic debate is over!

Organic is better! In yet another study of children comparing the consuming of conventional produce to organic, researchers found higher levels of pesticides in the urine of conventional diets. When the researchers switched these little ones to organic diets, urinary … Continue reading

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Another reason to go organic:

A Roundup moment… A very recent German study of the urine of white collar city workers found glyphosphate (Roundup) in ALL urine samples – up to 20 times the limit. The lowest number was 5 times the allowable limit. And … Continue reading

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Educated idiots do organics study

By now you all have read the headlines: “Little evidence of health benefits from organic foods, Stanford study finds.” But if you look at the record, Stanford also found in another study that non-organic meats contain more drug-resistant bacteria with … Continue reading

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