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10 Ways to Kiss Processed Foods Goodbye and Get More Nutrition in Your Diet

  We all need more nutrition in our diets – especially if you eat a lot of processed foods. Processed foods are full of chemicals, preservatives, dyes, fake fats, and other harmful ingredients. And, packaged foods tend to have less nutrients due to the way they are produced, leaving you feeling hungry and unsatisfied soon […]

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How Digestion Affects Health

How much does digestion affect health? The truth is, it has a profound impact on how well you feel and how everything in your body functions. Everything you consume will ultimately have an effect on your well-being. Throughout the history of time, sage practitioners and health professional have understood that a healthy gut supports our […]

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I Can’t Believe It’s Not Food! And Other Atrocities

Somehow I am continually astounded at the depths companies will plunge to in order to make a buck. The other night I was watching the news with my husband and the station played an ad for “I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!” I know all about this product, but it still irritated me to no […]

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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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My Liver and Gallbladder Miracle Cleanse Experience

For many years I experienced digestive difficulties and various health problems. When I was pregnant with my son in 2000, I experienced a ruptured appendix during my 7th month of pregnancy and he was born 9 weeks premature. The night I came home from my near three-week stay in the hospital, I began to have […]

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The Crusade Marches On – School Lunches, Jamie Oliver, and The Child Nutrition Act

What do Jamie Oliver – British chef and The Child Nutrition Act have in common? Both are mechanisms by which (hopefully) we are going to experience badly needed change in the way our children eat lunch and breakfasts in public schools. How many times have you heard someone say what terrible food children eat for […]

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Eating Healthy In A Time Of Recession

The name of the game in tough economic times is to save money. But don’t throw your money in the trash and spend it on processed foods with no nutritional value. Consider just how expensive some of that cheaper food really is. On the surface, a six-pack of soda or juice can run anywhere from […]

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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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20 Ways to Embrace and Perfect Your Home-Keeping Skills

People underestimate the power and importance of good home-keeping. Home-keeping is an amazing lost art that can save a great deal of time and money, and should be viewed as an excellent way to help you maintain your health as well as preserve the environment. Key factors in smart home-keeping include using minimal resources, healthy […]

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Fat Free, Low-Fat, And Non-Fat Do Not Equal Health

Consumers, read your labels! I just heard yet another story about people in an office telling each other a package of Red Vines was fine to eat because the label read, “fat-free”. Just read the nutritional information on any package that says “low-fat”, “fat free”, or “non-fat” and you will likely find that the amount […]