Category Archives: healthy foods

Salads: health-boosting rainbows in a bowl

A diet rich in fresh, unprocessed food from the plant world, namely, vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, grains, beans and lentils, is packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and other powerful disease-fighters and health promoters. From day one, we are subjected to … Continue reading

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Principles of Holistic Medicine – Article

Holistic medicine is the art and science of healing that addresses the whole person – body, mind, and spirit. The practice of holistic medicine integrates conventional and alternative therapies to prevent and treat disease, and most importantly, to promote optimal … Continue reading

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Surviving Holiday Feasts – Article

The holiday season for many of us brings with it a mixture of issues and challenges. Food is used as the common thread, and as a major element of an affirming, wholesome environment in which to be social. The article … Continue reading

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Diet and Cholesterol – Video

Do you have high cholesterol readings? Did you know that this is probably caused by the starches, sugars, and alcohols in your diet? Imagine eating all of the eggs you want, leaving the skin on chicken, and using butter instead … Continue reading

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Reap The Benefits Of Light Meals

Who doesn’t love to eat? Of course, most of us do. However, depending on the choices we make, food can be harmful or health-boosting. Even in our fast-paced age of electronic push-buttons and instant results we must accept the fact … 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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Surviving the Holiday Food Gremlins – Article

Do you feel left out of holiday “fun” because you can’t eat the goodies everyone else can? Do you dread going to parties for fear of insulting the host or hostess when you find there is no food you can eat? The … Continue reading

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Are Canola Oil and Cottonseed Oil Healthy?

People need to, as much as possible, stay away from soybean oil and canola and cottonseed oils.  Cottonseed is particularly harmful because cotton is a plant that is not considered to be a food. However, cottonseed is used frequently in … Continue reading

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Wholesome Holiday Treats

Scrumptious holiday treats can be enjoyed without having to punch new holes in our belts afterwards. A wide variety of delicious appetizers and desserts made with wholesome ingredients presents better options. Many of them include little or no health-robbers, such … Continue reading

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Pears – Video

Eating pears can promote digestive health. In the video link below learn not only the digestive benefits of pears, but other benefits such as vitamins and copper. Video Link: Pears with Karen Roth, Holistic Nutritionist For additional educational video clips submitted by AHHA … Continue reading

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