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The Relationship Between Psychotropic Drugs, Mental Illness, and Violent Crimes

Anti-depressants are a much-too-commonly taken drug, prescribed by doctors to many people in our population for a variety of issues not exclusive to the diagnosis “depression”. Their prevalence is not only common, but the numbers of people taking them are on the rise. I hear about children and adults I know, or someone else I […]

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11 Reasons Why You Aren’t Healing Despite “Eating Well”

So you’ve transitioned away from processed foods and started eating healthier. That’s great! You’re becoming more mindful of organic – maybe you’re buying more fruits and vegetables, and maybe even meat, poultry, and dairy products from sustainable sources. Or, maybe you’ve made an effort to eliminate toxic vegetable oils and other artificial fats like margarine, […]

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My GAPS Experience for Panic Disorder & GAPS Radio Interview

Over the last year I’ve been on the GAPS protocol created by Dr. Natasha Campbell McBride.  GAPS is a healing protocol developed to correct digestive compromise and nutritional deficiencies in the body as a result of poor lifestyle and dietary habits. Last January, I started experiencing terrible panic-like symptoms that were keeping me awake at […]

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Real Food Money Saving Tips: Chicken Thighs and Drumsticks for Stock

Want to make chicken stock but don’t think you can afford good quality chicken? Buy chicken thighs (bone-in) and drumsticks. These pieces are quite inexpensive. Conventional health tells us to avoid dark and red meat. So over the last few decades, meat producers in the U.S. have put a premium on white meat – which is […]

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What I Think of Meatless Mondays

The term “Meatless Mondays” has become synonymous in health communities with “going green” and having a lesser impact on the environment, and its supposed positive effect on human health. You’ll see this highly marketed term used in many places, and especially where vegetarian diets are promoted.  While I’m not necessarily being critical of vegetarian diets, […]

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Dietary Changes & Supplements for Removal of Candida Overgrowth, Part I

Many people have yeast overgrowth in their bodies and don’t even know it. Candida albicans is a type of fungus or yeast which naturally occurs in the human body, and especially in the digestive tract. Candida levels are normally kept in check by microbes found in the digestive system. Each person normally has some yeast […]

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Our Consuming Natures – We Can Live More Sustainably

How much do you consume? If you could measure and keep track of it, do you think it would make a difference in your regular consumption levels? In our culture of mass consumption, we are so accustomed to buying products and having products around for our “convenience”, we seldom stop to think just how much […]

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Do Eating Habits Or Exercise Dictate Weight?

Does it seem strange that health experts are constantly hounding us to exercise to lose weight and stay healthy, and yet our country has some of the highest disease rates – including obesity – in the world? What is not commonly known is that we are not gaining weight because we sit around too much. […]

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Nutrients You Are Probably Lacking In Your Diet

Does this picture bring memories to mind of what you ate recently? Maybe you think your diet is just fine. Or, perhaps you are thinking your diet needs some adjustment. If you regularly eat “foods” such as those shown in the picture, it’s time to change your thinking about food and your eating habits. Here’s […]

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Want To Lose Weight? DETOX!

Are you constantly trying to manage your weight and feel as though you can never get rid of excess pounds? The battle you are fighting might just have more to do with toxins in your body than being “fat” or the amount of exercise you are getting.  It’s time to take a good look at […]