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Red meat mmmmm or hmmm???? Red meat and death, processed meat, saturated fat, sodium

July 22nd, 2009

There is a study about red meat and earlier death. Doesn’t sound good does it? The researchers studied 500, 000 people and determined that people who ate mostly processed meat and red meat compared to people who ate mostly white meat died earlier. They did not study vegetarians. In other words this study is not [...]

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Have you heard of Ashwagandha yet? ayurvedic medicine, energy, adrenals, sexual performance, sex, elderly

July 15th, 2009

Ashwagandha is an extremely versatile and useful herb.  It is the equivalent of an Indian Ginseng and has a history of use in Ayurvedic medicine.  Not only does it help with stress and anxiety but can also improve energy  and rejuvenate sexual function.  Actually, in sanskrit it means “like a horse”…..I’m guessing you can figure [...]

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Why all the hype about omega 3 fats? omega 3, benefits of omega 3, omega 3 fats, omega 3 oils, vegetarians, rancid oils

July 12th, 2009

Take a stroll through the grocery store and you will see more and more products fortified with omega 3 fats. Omega 3, 6 and 9 are essential fats. They are called essential because or body does not make them but we need them for optimal health. Optimal levels of omega 3 fats with promote heart [...]

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Allergies, spring, what are allergies, testing for allergies, allergy treatments, antihistamines, MSG(monosodium glutamate), cortisol and stress, homeopathy, immune system

July 1st, 2009

Spring has officially arrived and the sun is finally beginning to shine. The change of season often brings excitement and new beginnings. But for allergy sufferers, it’s an all too familiar story—one that begins with sneezing, mucus production, sniffling, itchy and watery eyes, and has no happy ending. What are these pesky allergies? Allergies come [...]

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Breast Cancer, breast cancer and exercise survival rates, broccoli, xenoestrogens, estrogen effects in the body, DIM, idole 3 carbinol

July 1st, 2009

I was reading a report in the news about breast cancer and exercise. The report says that breast cancer risk is reduced with exercise. No surprise there, since we all know the general benefits of exercise gives by lowering your risk of heart disease and diabetes, weight loss . Before we get in to that [...]

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