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Real People, Real Food: Two Interviews

I wanted to share the story of two people I know personally and the changes they’ve each made in their diets which have made a profound effect on their health – and to help those who are new to traditional and real food gain an understanding of just what a dramatic change for the better […]

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Our Homemade Salad Dressing

We used to buy almost all of our salad dressing in a bottle from the store. Years ago, I’d buy Kraft, Wish Bone, or Hidden Valley Ranch.For awhile I thought these dressings tasted just fine and were healthy. Eventually I started buying Litehouse Brand and Annie’s Organic Dressings and other organic brands, thinking I was […]

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Gallbladder Disease and The Standard American Diet – My Personal Account

Do you suffer from gallbladder pain or gallstones? Many doctors suggest eating a so-called “low-fat” diet, taking drugs, and if trouble persists, having the gallbladder removed (cholecystectomy). The biggest problem with this advise is that doctors will tell patients that something is actually wrong with the organ itself – that it’s malfunctioning, and needs to […]

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Prescription Drugs, Healing, And The Almighty Dollar

The use of prescription drugs has led us into a lot of trouble with regard to our health. According to Dr. Hyla Cass, “Nearly 50% of American adults take at least one prescription medication, and nearly 20% take three or more.” Often, little consideration is given to the side-effects of medications until it is too […]

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CT Scans Found to Cause Cancer

A recent news report has revealed the danger surrounding the risk of developing cancer from CT scans is real. For some years, the medical community has fallen under scrutiny from various people in surrounding communities – including patients and folks in the complimentary and alternative health communities – about the dangers of excess radiation sourced […]

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To Mammogram…Or Not

Indeed, cancer is a scary thing. For as long as I can remember, women have been advised to start getting mammograms over the age of 40 as part of a preventative program for reducing the risk of breast cancer and/or detecting it early enough to be able to go on the appropriate program to be […]

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How I Cured A Raging Sinus Infection Naturally, With No Drugs

Over the last few months I’ve been hearing about a lot of people who have been ill with terrible head colds, bronchitis, pneumonia, flus, and sinus infections. It always seems strange to me when people are coming down with stuff like this in what is not typically considered the cold and flu season. But when […]

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Do Mammograms Save Lives?

Breast cancer is a leading cause of death among American women between the ages of 44 and 55. Here is some startling and little-known information about mammograms you may not know – mammograms can actually increase your risk of developing cancer. Mammograms are an ineffective tool for early detection of cancer for the following reasons: […]

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Detoxify Your Body From The Outside

The practice of detoxifying is becoming more and more common, and doing it for the sake of improvement in overall health is something that has reached new heights of visibility in many respects – especially to those who may previously have known very little to nothing at all about the subject. In health food stores […]

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Breast Cancer; Prevention First!

Guest article written by Dr. Rose Thomas, Board Certified Doctor of Naturopathy Have you Ever Questioned Whether Radiation or X-Ray is Safe? Recently, the good, bad and ugly regarding mammograms has been discussed among breast cancer organizations. It is important we are fully informed as we make health care choices for ourselves and our loved […]