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Natural sleep aid

Are you having trouble getting to sleep? Does taking melatonin give you a morning “hangover”? Instead of popping a sleeping pill, what you probably really need is ornithine. The amino acid ornithine works naturally to help you sleep through the … Continue reading

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About that milk shake…

The good news is that the shake you slurp at a fast food restaurant provides about 400 mg of calcium. The bad news is that it also supplies up to 600 calories along with at least 9 grams of fat!

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Nap time improvements

Taking time out for a nap can improve stamina, motor skills, and even enhance creativity. According to the University of California, without a midday nap, people cannot perform at optimal levels throughout the rest of the day and performance falls … Continue reading

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Fat America

A whopping 69.2% of Americans over 20 years old are either overweight or obese. This goes on even while Americans fork over $40 billion a year for weight loss products. About 80% who lose weight regain the weight they lost… … Continue reading

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Counting calories with donuts?

A calorie counting lesson: One donut packs somewhere around 195 calories that subtract from daily calorie counts. But the really sad part is that one donut will also leave you nutrient deficient, insulin resistant and starving for real food. With … 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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Diabetes drug for weight loss in non-diabetics

There is a new diabetes drug that doubles as a weight loss drug an should just make you want to puke – and it does… This drug has severe side effects of nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headaches, horrible sore throats, hoarseness, … Continue reading

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Cheap food dilemma

You know what else causes obesity and keeps the weight on? Cheap food does. A new review out in A Cancer Journal for Clinicians points and finds one factor fueling the obesity epidemic: Americans now have the cheapest food available … 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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Turmeric for what ails ya

The natural food supplement turmeric is a super spice great for dozens of health benefits because it is an all-natural, high-powered, anti-inflammatory agent. Turmeric also boosts liver enzymes that flush carcinogens out of the body. An over-burdened and poor functioning … Continue reading

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Rise and shine, it’s weight-loss time

Early to rise and shine helps weight loss! Bright morning light is scientifically linked to weight and body mass index (BMI). Actually, any length of exposure to bright light during the day helps weight management, but early morning light exposure … Continue reading

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Lemon juice to the rescue!

The benefits of fresh lemon juice: Do you have indigestion? Try a wedge of lemon and see if the burning goes away. If it does, you had too little acid in your stomach to keep the esophageal sphincter closed. Take … Continue reading

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GABA for calming

The supplement GABA is anti-excitatory in that it helps your brainwaves flow in calm rhythms. GABA enhances normal sleep cycles, improves blood pressure and can also be an effective pain killer for back pain and arthritis. GABA also stimulates the … 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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Grapefruit goodness:

Grapefruit has long been known to help with weight loss. Now they are found to help fight kidney cysts and polycystic kidney disease. The grapefruit diet is not a myth. Eating half a grapefruit or drinking a glass of fresh … Continue reading

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Shivering the fat away

White fat is the unhealthy storage fat that is on the inside of your body. Brown fat is the energy converting fat that turns into energy much more efficiently than white fat. Researchers are finding that both shivering and regular … Continue reading

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Weight loss surgery blues

Bariatric surgery for weight loss brings more quality of life for some and less quality of life for others. About 25% of patients interviewed described their quality of life as worse after the operation due to stomach and intestine problems … Continue reading

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Fat guy weight training

Regular weight training can improve the good-guy HDL cholesterolto protect against heart disease – even in overweight people. Researchers have found that HDL functioned better in people who have a regular weight-lifting program, regardless of their weight. Even the overweight … Continue reading

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Real Health Talk News and Views broadcast 10/11/13

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Real Health Talk News and Views broadcast 10/08/13

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