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Can You Afford Not To Eat Healthy?

Many of the posts I write on this web site are devoted to the subject of eating real food and eating healthy. But I feel like the point of moving from supporting a conventional farming system that pumps out massed produced, nutritionally empty foods to a healthy, more sustainable one simply cannot be pressed enough. […]

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High Fructose Corn Syrup – Do You Think It's Sweet?

Do you eat food products containing high fructose corn syrup? HFCS is a product that is manufactured from corn, and it is not a whole, natural food. It is broken down chemically in a laboratory and then reassembled as HFCS. Most HFCS is produced from genetically-modified corn. You can get an idea of how corn […]

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Which is Better for Your Health – Polyunsaturated or Saturated Fats?

Has your doctor recommended that you choose polyunsaturated fats for health? Do you read in health magazines and Internet web sites how great polyunsaturated fats are, while saturated fats are the enemy? Common health rhetoric stipulates that to maintain health we avoid saturated fats in anything containing these fats – butter, red meat, eggs, and […]

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Aloe Vera for Digestive Health

Do you have digestive issues? A good remedy for those problems is liquid aloe vera. If you have heartburn, diarrhea, constipation, abdominal cramps, ulcers, IBS, Crohn’s Disease, celiac disorder, and other related problems, this natural substance is very healing for those types of problems. Of course, total healing cannot come without good dietary habits. Eat […]

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The Importance of Soil Diversity to Health and The Environment

The soil where we grow food is a critical foundation of our food system and ultimately, our health. Because the food system affects our health so profoundly, it is critical to make certain of the bio-diversity of the soil in which our food is grown. The same is not only true for vegetables, fruits, legumes, […]

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Are You Getting Enough Omega 3s in Your Diet?

As pervasive as consumer habits are in eating a processed diet, many individuals in developed countries do not receive adequate amounts of this essential fatty acid from healthy sources. Populations eating processed foods have a tendency to consume an overabundance of Omega 6s from empty foods lacking in real nutritional content. Some of these foods […]

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Allergies & Disease, Medications & Disinfection – Is There A Connection?

Are we causing allergies and illness by our habits of over-disinfection? Research shows that through repeated exposure to disinfectant products and anti-bacterial substances that are designed to “kill germs”, we are contributing to both allergenic responses in the body and resistance to deadly bacteria. The picture of anti-bacterial soap is a well-known brand used by […]

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Seasonal Allergies, Allergic Reactions, Your Diet, and Detoxification

Do you suffer from allergies – whether they are seasonal or otherwise? Many people do, and the normal course of action for many who suffer allergies is to load up on prescription drugs and over-the-counter medication. But did you know that most allergies are due to a response by our immune systems caused by over-stimulation […]

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11 Healthy and Nutrient-Dense Foods At-A-Glance

The USDA, My Plate (formerly known as the Food Pyramid), and many other mainstream sources of health commonly direct consumers to consume more fruits and vegetables every day. It’s true – fruits and vegetables are important, but what’s not widely understood is the importance of animal foods and other healthy fats for sources of important […]