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Deceptions in the Food Industry: Low-Fat Foods

In this new series, I’m going to show you the fallacies of processed foods, and the claims made on the labels of many foods you will find in the grocery store. One by one, I’ll go through various types of packaged foods you may recognize and eat, and may even be under the false assumption […]

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Food Dyes and Additives – Harmless?

If you shop at any grocery store, you will come across multitudes of products containing artificial food dyes.¬† I’m sure you know just what I’m talking about – artificial colors that make everything bright and beautiful? Many of the foods containing dyes are the kinds eaten by children. Manufacturers market items to be brightly colored, […]

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What Are Traditional Foods?

You may hear the term traditional foods and wonder, “what exactly does that mean?” When you think about traditional foods, do you think about hunter-gatherers of long ago? They did everything by hand and from scratch. Or do you think about the pioneers living out on the prairie or edge of the forest who began […]

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Reducing Your Child’s Risk of Autism And Other Disorders: Conception, Pregnancy, And The Newborn Infant, Part I

Having children is one of the things in your life that will alter your future more than anything you will ever do. Although it is filled with uncertainty and a great deal of trial and error, most everyone you ask will say their lives are transformed for the better because of the decision¬† to have […]

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Common Myths About Food & Nutrition

Are you a person who believes low-fat foods are healthier than those with fat in them? Have you ever starved yourself or limited your calories thinking that if you did this, you would lose weight? It has become a common misconception that if people eat low calorie and fat-free foods they should be able to […]

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Fortified and Processed Foods: Are Label Claims About Nutrition True?

Pick up a box of cereal or a loaf of bread from the grocery store, and you are likely to read a number of claims on the label about the nutritional content of the product. In theory, these nutrients may be present in these foods. But are those nutrients naturally-occurring and are they something that […]

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Organic Is Only Part Of The Story…

We hear a lot about organic this and organic that…but I think the most confusing thing is that a lot of people believe just because something is organic, it must be healthy… Right? It’s true that to be assured you are getting something that is at least 95 percent organic or better, you should look […]

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Eating Healthy While On The Go! Helpful Hints

Travel seasons are picking up with spring break and vacation weekends approaching like Memorial Day and summer break. When you are traveling and on the move, it can be challenging to eat healthy. But there are plenty of good options for choosing healthy food when you are on the go. Many people eat food from […]

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Food Budgets – Using Creativity and Prioritizing For Healthy Eating

Does the idea of changing your diet to healthier foods seem completely overwhelming?¬† So many people have the idea that there is simply no way they can afford to eat healthy…but I’m here to assure that this couldn’t be farther from the truth! This concept is so important, and one that I feel cannot be […]

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Huge FDA Food Recall of 10,000 Products – Another Wakeup Call To Avoid Processed Foods!

I received this urgent message in my Inbox today from one of the lists I belong to, and I think it’s so important to pass this information along to people you care about. Processed foods are everywhere and there is really no telling where you might find contaminated foods. One thing I know for certain […]