Posts in News & Blog Articles

Good Calories and Bad Calories

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    I bought Gary Taubes book,”Good Calories, Bad Calories” about a year ago and am still finishing it.  Yesterday, I got to the part about weight and hormones.  I have been using a progesterone cream for about three years and learned in the book that this hormone stimulates a... more

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HISTORY OF HEART DISEASE (or how fat became the enemy)

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Here is a chronological account of how we have reached the rates of heart disease, obesity and diabetes we now enjoy as a country.  For some reason, people don’t want to use common sense.  If you have a choice between real food, like butter, why choose a processed frankenfood?  And... more

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WHEAT – A PERFECT POISON?

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This article is just the tip of the iceberg about what wheat can do to the body.  There is a book by the author, “Wheat Belly” which discusses how wheat is affecting our health.  Here is a teaser to get you interested   A Perfect, Chronic Poison more

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Eating an Egg Worse than Smoking?

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This is why the science of nutrition loses credibility.   Is it True that Eggs are as Bad for Your Arteries as Smoking? more

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Sugar Makes You Stupid?

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Here is an article that caught my eye.  From personal experience, I have to say it is true.  There is a connection between sugar and Alzheimers.  Best to just avoid the stuff entirely and not try to find substitutes that keep your sugar craving alive. Why Half of America May... more

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Is There a Fat Switch?

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Here is an interesting article I found on Mercola’s blog that speaks to why the type of nutrients we consume affects our metabolism. http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2012/08/18/fructose-and-the-fat-switch.aspx?e_cid=20120818_DNL_artNew_1   more

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25 Reasons the U.S. Dietary Guidelines are wrong about cholesterol & saturated fat

By: ava | 0 Comments | | Category: News & Blog Articles, Uncategorized

The food pyramid misled us to believe that fat was the enemy.  If you track obesity rates in the U.S., they start to rise right after the food pyramid became the government recommendation. See the full article here  U.S. Dietary Guidelines are wrong more

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PROBIOTICS AND HEALTH

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This article really intrigued me because it shows how little we really know about how the human body works and opens up another door to explore. By Dr. Mercola Probiotics, along with a host of other microorganisms, are so crucial to your health that researchers have compared them to “a... more

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Low-carb diets beat low-cal for cutting pounds and cancer risk, study finds

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By Marni Jameson, Orlando Sentinel December 9, 2011, 7:35 a.m. Following a low-carb diet, even for only two days a week, was better than following a calorie-restricted diet every day for losing weight and lowering insulin levels, which are both associated with lower risks of breast and other cancers, says... more

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Starchy Foods May Boost Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence

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By By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter | HealthDay –  THURSDAY, Dec. 8 (HealthDay News) — Increased consumption of carbohydrate-rich foods, especially starches, may boost the risk of breast cancer recurrence, new research finds. Researcher Jennifer Emond, a public health doctoral student at the University of California, San Diego, looked at changes... more

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