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Organic food wins again!

Once again rehashing the obvious – a very recent food nutrition study published in the British Journal of Nutrition showed that organic foods have more flavor, more antioxidants and less pesticide residues than the non-organic food. Organic crops actually carry … Continue reading

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Organic versus conventionally grown food

When you keep eating a diet of cheaper conventionally grown food, your body begins to starve – even though you could be gaining weight. When your body lacks for proper nutrition, it sends out signals to the brain for you … Continue reading

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Locally grown food

A lot of people confuse the term “organic food” with the term “locally grown”. These two are NOT interchangeable. Just because something is locally grown does not mean it is organic, GMO-free, pesticide-free – or better in any way than … Continue reading

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GMO food for thought

GMO crops dominated production last year with sugar beets making up 95% of US beet crops. GMO soy hammered 94% of US soybean crops, canola at 90%, cotton 90% and corn 88%. The scary part is that these numbers increase … Continue reading

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More organic foods at Walmart

Walmart is coming on strong in the organic foods market by promoting its Wild Oats organic products that will undercut brand-name organic competitors by at least 25%. Walmart will begin stocking these products in about half of its stores over … Continue reading

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Pesticides in your body

Conventional foods are commonly grown with organophosphate pesticides. These pesticides are actually chemical neurotoxins that bugger the nervous systems of insects by blocking critical enzymes – causing death. Well, humans have nervous systems too and these same chemicals do the … Continue reading

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Sheople don’t read food labels

You can lead a sheep to water – but you can’t make it read the food label… I guess we the sheople are pretty much lazy duffers – too dang lazy to pick up a package of food, turn it … Continue reading

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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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