Category Archives: healthy foods

How to Fight Off a Cold or the Flu

Sometimes you can fight off a cold or the flu if you follow this protocol the moment you begin to feel sick. Take real vitamin A (not beta carotene) less than 60 minutes after you begin to feel tired or … Continue reading

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Cholesterol – Issue

Are you watching your cholesterol levels? Research about controlling cholesterol being touted in the media today is oftentimes contradictory. Reviewing a variety of viewpoints may help you decide which approach you and your physician should explore. ISSUE: Control cholesterol levels via medications or … Continue reading

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Three clucks for chicken!

Unless you are in the habit of consuming industrial-size meat portions, chicken can be an important element in a healthy diet. Relatively lean, it is an excellent source of protein, zinc, B vitamins, potassium, calcium, and more. One serving is … Continue reading

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Dietary Choices and Listening to Your Body: Part B

You can learn to listen to your body, because your body is wise. It knows what it needs and wants. This is an opportunity for further self-exploration. The more you are able to tune in to your body, the less … 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, MS, CNC For additional educational video clips submitted by AHHA … Continue reading

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Why Are Current Conventional Calcium Recommendations Wrong?

People can usually meet their calcium requirements with a healthy, traditional diet. Sometimes another 500-600mg is helpful. However, what is detrimental to health is too much calcium, especially calcium supplementation that is not in a 2 to 1 ratio with … Continue reading

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Your Genes Don’t Have the Final Say – Article

Virtually all the diseases and malfunctions in the body have direct causes. Each person has particular genetic weaknesses and strengths that play a major role in the cause of disease. Most diseases occur if, and only if, susceptible people make … Continue reading

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6 tips to Control Your Food Cravings – Video

Did you know that strong food cravings could be playing havoc with your decision making? When your blood sugar goes low, less blood flows to your brain – and contributes to you make poor decisions. In the video link below … Continue reading

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Cool Off with Home-made Infused Water!

Our bodies are composed of about 65% water. This life-sustaining, calorie-free fluid is essential for every cell and organ. Many folks consider drinking water unimportant or boring. This is, in part, the unfortunate result of decades-long aggressive marketing campaigns by … Continue reading

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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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