Category Archives: NUTRITION/SUPPLEMENTATION

Dietary Choices and Listening to Your Body: Part A

I used to be fairly dogmatic about diet, believing there was a right way to eat. In my twenties, this right way was vegetarianism. I was an ethical vegetarian and felt sanctimonious about it. I deplored the idea of killing … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Health Benefits – Video

Cauliflower is a heart healthy vegetable. It contains high levels of folic acid and B6 that help keep homocysteine levels from rising. In the video link below learn the other benefits of this vegetable in the cruciferous family. Plus you … Continue reading

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Understanding Iron Levels

The best way to check iron levels is to check ferritin, or iron storage. If your ferritin level is, in general, between 35-100 your iron levels are healthy, and you don’t need to supplement with it. Ideally, you would choose … Continue reading

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Vitamin D

“The list of health benefits linked to vitamin D is rapidly growing, and a new report in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that women who eat high amounts of vitamin D may lower their risk of having depression … Continue reading

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Integrative Vision Care And Nutrition – Article

Mind/Body medicine is based on the fact that our health and well-being depends on all the individual parts working together effectively. So it should come as no surprise that healthy eyesight is also dependent upon our total well-being, which is … Continue reading

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4 Key Concepts to Help You Change the Way You Think About Change – Video

All of us struggle with change on our path to wellness. The video link below will teach you about concepts and stages that can support you to more effectively and confidently deal with change and be more motivated to make … Continue reading

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Rooting for the Radish Family!

Meet the radish family: one of its members, the pretty, red, round root you sometimes use as food garnish at social gatherings, is probably familiar. Unfortunately, this little vegetable and its many relatives are often overlooked for taste, crunchiness, versatility, … Continue reading

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Do People Get Sick From Milk?

There is a difference between the bacteria composition of raw milk and pasteurized milk. Raw milk is full of healthy, living “good” bacteria that is so powerful it can even kill off “bad” bacteria such as e-coli. Pasteurized milk is … Continue reading

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Healthy Fats – Research Article

“A new analysis of existing research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine has been hot news, as it calls into question the long-accepted link between heart disease and eating saturated fat.” from a new healthnotes NEWSWIRE research article “Healthy Fats—What Does … Continue reading

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Olives: A Nutritional Powerhouse!

Since ancient times the act of extending an olive branch has been considered a symbol of peace. For the health-minded it can also mean a symbol of good health! Olive trees which originated in the Mediterranean basin eventually spread to … Continue reading

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