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Omega 3 Fatty Acids and Pain Management

July 17, 2018

Omega 3 Fatty Acids – Can What You Eat Determine How Much Pain You Feel? It is well documented that what you eat can determine how healthy or unhealthy you are. However, can what you eat determine how much pain you feel when the body is injured? Certain foods will facilitate the healing process and other…

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Turn Fast Food into Fast “Health” Food

July 17, 2018

Here are some ideas on Fast “Health” Food Yes, healthy fast food does exist…and not only fast food, but “traveling fare” is also at your fingertips. Let’s say you are going on a long car ride and don’t want to have to pack a huge cooler, or you are on a hike and want to stop…

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Nutrition for Athletes

July 17, 2018

Nutrition for athletes and athletic performance go hand in hand, especially for the endurance athlete. What you eat, when you eat, and how much you eat can determine your level of success. Proper nutrition can help alleviate digestive issues, muscle fatigue and joint damage that many athletes face. Determining the proper foods and timing of…

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Healthy Lunchbox Ideas

July 17, 2018

Here are some healthy lunchbox ideas… Replacing even a couple of items can help you maintain control over your lunches while you’re at work or play. BFL (Breakfast for Lunch): A toasted whole-grain waffle or pancake sandwich spread with almond butter. A variation: vegan cream cheese and maple sugar, stevia, raw honey or grade B maple…

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Dr. Joe’s Ginger Tea

July 17, 2018

Here’s a simple formula to make Ginger Tea. Use all organic ingredients if at all possible for best results. Two Simple Ingredients: 1 large piece of ginger root (about the size of your hand). Lemon juice To prepare ginger tea: Peel the ginger root with a potato peeler and a small paring knife. Cut the…

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Excitotoxins – A Word You Need To Know

July 17, 2018

What are Excitotoxins? Excitotoxins are chemicals either added to food or found in food that cause an overstimulation of the nervous system which can cause the cells to be destroyed. These chemicals are found in almost all processed foods. The most common excitotoxins are aspartame (an artificial sweetener) and monosodium glutamate (commonly known as MSG).…

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Food Allergies – Part Two

July 17, 2018

Could you have food allergies and not know it? Let’s begin by defining what food allergies are. Food Allergies happens when a specific food or foods affects the immune system and triggers the production of an antibody known as IgE to fight it. When the immune system responds in this manner, symptoms can occur within…

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Food Related Allergies – Part One

July 17, 2018

Food Related Allergies – Wheat Many people suffer from food related allergies. One of the most common allergies is to gluten. Gluten is found in wheat, barley, rye, and oats. Symptoms of a gluten allergy include runny nose, gas, diarrhea, and bloating. In children, it can also cause ear infections. The best way to test…

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13 Good Reasons for Avoiding Dairy Products

July 17, 2018

Avoiding Dairy Products – The Why Pesticide Residues Dairy products have high pesticide residues, 6 times higher than the average of non animal food products. (Diet for New America by John Robbins, pg. 327) Antibiotics Routinely added to feed of cows, this comes through in the milk and meat. It can also upset the natural…

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Healthy Foods – So What Should I Eat?

July 17, 2018

What are healthy foods? If you have been following the news for even a few days, it seems everything you eat is bad for you. Some studies show that even food that is universally accepted as “bad” may in fact have some benefit, although what some consider “good” is questionable. The biggest question I am…

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Mercury Toxicity

July 17, 2018

Some of the most common topics that I get asked about are on “mercury toxicity,” “heavy metal detoxification” and “why fish oils are bad?” Here are several of the most recent questions that fall under these themes with my answers to them. Q. “What should I look for when choosing a fish oil supplement?” A.…

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Natural Deodorant Recipe

July 17, 2018

This natural deodorant recipe is much better for you than any store bought brand that contains harmful ingredients. This is also a good one if you shave and tend to get a rash. 1 part baking soda 1 part pure shea butter 1 part organic coconut oil A few drops of tea tree oil or…

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