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Deceptions in the Food Industry: Baked versus Fried

In this continuing series of Deceptions in the Food Industry, I want to address yet another fallacy the food industry uses to make us think a product they sell is healthy – baked versus fried on labels. I know a lot of people who eat real food would never touch a bag of the above […]

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What’s the Real Scoop on Red Meat and Higher Mortality Rates?

The Internet is aflame with a contentious report about a recent study telling us eating too much red meat will shorten our lives. Once again, the conventional propaganda machine spews its unfounded and nonsensical fear-mongering out to the public ear, and what ensues is sheer panic.  In the last week, I can’t tell you how […]

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Deceptions in the Food Industry: Whole Grains

In this installment of Deceptions in the Food Industry, I’m going to talk about “whole grains”, a term which has received a great deal of abuse both on product labels and in recommendations for better health from mainstream health professionals. In the past, the Food Pyramid told us to eat 6-11 servings of grains per […]

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Deceptions in the Food Industry: Lean Meats

Continuing on with Deceptions in the Food Industry series, last week I talked about the term “natural” on food labels and how misleading it is. This week I’m covering the myths about “lean meats” touted by so many conventional health experts. Modern, developed societies have cultivated a fear and avoidance of fatty animal products. Doctors […]

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The Grassfed Meat Challenge: Busting Myths About Meat

Are you a meat eater or a vegetarian? This post is intended to be a challenge for all those who may have harbored the belief that meat is unhealthy to eat, for those who have limited their consumption of meat throughout their lives, or anyone who has never eaten real, grassfed meat from healthy animals […]

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14 Ways To Eliminate Sugar Cravings

Do you ever stop and think about how much sugar you consume each day? It may be more than you think.  Sugar cravings are usually a sign of poor eating habits. The more sugar and refined carbohydrates you consume, the more you’ll crave. One of the reasons we have so much trouble with sugar is […]

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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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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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Does Fund-raising for Disease Pay Off?

Have you ever wondered why there are so many causes, events, and fund-raising efforts going on for various diseases and disorders? Since I was a child, I have watched campaigns go on for these causes, and wondered why progress never seems to be made. Even when I was younger and pretty unaware of health, I […]

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Want to Prevent Flu and Health Problems? Eat More Fat and Cholesterol!

Besides all the warnings we constantly hear about eating low-fat, low cholesterol diets for heart and cardiovascular health, we are also receiving many reports about the flu and colds and how dangerous this particular season will be for the majority population’s health. Typically, we are told to get flu vaccines, wash our hands, and stay […]