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Vitamin D Deficiency – Does It Affect You?

M Did you know Vitamin D is critical for heart health as well as cancer prevention? According to The Journal of The American College of Cardiology, Vitamin D deficiencies are prevalent amongst 30 – 50 percent of the population. Lack of adequate Vitamin D levels can increase your risk of stroke and heart attack. The […]

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Sunscreen – What's The Damage?

If you have been a person who uses sunscreen regularly, you may be surprised to learn that the effectiveness and safety of sunscreen is now being called into question.  In correlation, Vitamin D deficiency in the United States is a problem in children and adults alike, and is thought to be one of the primary […]

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Is Hunger Really a Matter of Willpower?

How many times do you hear people say, “I just need more willpower so I can lose weight”, or “I can’t stop eating”? I hear people say things like this quite often. The other day someone said the reason our culture has such a health epidemic is because we have problems with “self control.” There […]

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Current Events in Real Food and Sustainablity – What’s Going On?

I’d like to share some important and interesting destinations I’ve recently visited on the Internet relating to real food and food politics – of course, two subjects I am keenly interested in spreading around to my readers. Here we go! The school lunch saga continues on. In this report on the New York Daily News […]

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The Story of Stuff – What's in Our Products?

We don’t even realize it, but the amount of toxic substances stored in the body due to daily exposure can be a cause of health issues. There are many people with chemical sensitivities, allergies, and illnesses related to toxic chemicals in our environments. Chemicals are not just in the food we eat, water we drink, […]

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The Truth About Raw Milk, Part II

In yesterday’s article about raw milk,  we learned about the history of pasteurization, health benefits of raw milk, and some very specific information about the nutrient-dense value of milk and how it positively impacts health. Part II will include our family’s personal testimony of our experience drinking raw milk for the last three years, questions […]

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The Truth About Raw Milk, Part I

Raw milk is a hot topic in the news and media these days. And with good reason. It’s a subject that is near and dear to my heart, and it’s very important to become informed about it, but not because drinking it will make you sick. Today you will read about the history of pasteurization […]

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Restaurant Review and Venturing Into New Real Food Territory!

Photo credit, Raven L. On our family vacation last week, my husband Bruce and I went to a French restaurant we had visited on our last trip to Las Vegas last year – Marche Bacchus. This little bistro and wine market is located away from the strip (which makes it more affordable) and only about […]

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On Vacation: Looking for Sustainable Food in Nevada and California

Over the last week, my family and I have been traveling on vacation to Las Vegas, NV and Los Angeles, CA to see my husband’s parents and sister’s family. We’re still here and I’d like to share my adventures in finding and buying healthy food on our trip. The picture at the left is of […]

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The Four Agreements & Homeopathics – Making Your Actions Deliberately Connected to Your Intentions

The book I’m reviewing today is The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz. But first I’m going to talk  about my mental state over the last month or so, and what lead up to my reading this book. Then I’ll discuss my experiences thus far with homeopathy, the book review, and my progress with both […]