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Has Eating a Low-Fat, High-Carb Diet Failed us?

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ED is a Warning Sign of Clogged Arteries

ED is a Warning Sign of Clogged Arteries
Did you know that Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is often referred to as "the canary in the coal mine?" This expression originates from the time when coal miners would carry caged canaries into the mine to detect carbon monoxide or other poisonous gas levels. Because the canary is extra-sensitive to dangerous gas fumes, in the event of...
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Does Coconut Oil Lower Cholesterol?

Does Coconut Oil Lower Cholesterol?
Coconut oil has become a popular "super food" among health conscious individuals, claiming to heal just about every affliction known to man. Those who profit from this highly-refined product claim that consuming coconut oil lowers bad LDL cholesterol while at the same time raises good HDL cholesterol. Sound too good to be true? Dustin Rudolph PharmD,...
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When coconut oil is hydrogenated (as it often is) it becomes a trans fat, and trans fats have been closely associated with heart d... Read More
Thursday, May 07 2015 10:02
Thank you for that wonderful collection of resources on this hot topic! I've noticed that people can react very strongly when any... Read More
Friday, May 08 2015 10:25
Sean Carney
Well said Deborah! Those concentrated calories certainly hit the pleasure center fast, making us 'Eat and Cry for More'.
Friday, May 08 2015 10:32
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Have we Lost the Ability to Choose on our Own?

Have we Lost the Ability to Choose on our Own?
Our taste preferences and emotional attachment to food begin during the very first years of childhood. As a result, our adult food choices are based on learned principles that we have been exposed to throughout our lives. Hearing the same information repeated over many years (and from many different sources) also reinforces these beliefs. For...
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Cara, I am glad that you are sharing our blogs and articles. We would also love to have you participate with us at our personal ... Read More
Thursday, April 23 2015 10:34
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Eggs are Ideal Nutrition (for Pre-hatched Chicks)

Eggs are Ideal Nutrition (for Pre-hatched Chicks)
For many families, celebrating Easter includes the dying and hunting of hard-boiled eggs followed by a rich meal enjoyed with family or friends. However, these highly-concentrated foods that were once reserved for the occasional celebratory event, or consumed out of necessity for survival have become the centerpiece for every meal; 365 days a year. For instance, we celebrate...
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Which Vegetables Reduce My Risk of Cancer?

Which Vegetables Reduce My Risk of Cancer?
Do you have a history of cancer in your family? If so, you're most likely to be diagnosed with cancer as well, right? That's what scientists once believed, but exciting new research shows that the food choices we make on a daily basis have the ability to "turn on" or "turn off" cancer cell expression. When...
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Concerned about Arsenic in Rice?

Concerned about Arsenic in Rice?
Hardly a week goes by without some type of warning or health scare regarding what "is or isn't" in our food. Reports regarding arsenic in rice the past few years have raised concerns in health-conscious individuals and have given low-carb followers yet another reason to vilify whole grains. Because whole grains (including rice) are an...
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Houseplants and Cheap Fillers Found in Supplements

Houseplants and Cheap Fillers Found in Supplements
According to an article written February 3, 2015 in The New York Times by Anahad O'Connor, many major retail supplements do not contain what they list on the label. They also contain ingredients that could be dangerous. "The New York State Attorney General's Office accused four major retailers on Monday of selling fraudulent and potentially dangerous...
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Researchers Conclude Blood Type Diet is "Nonsense"

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How do the Majority of Heart Attacks Occur?

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very informative article.
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How Stomach Receptors Help us Lose Weight

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Juicing Removes More Than Just the Fiber

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