Monthly Archives: May 2011

Why “natural” is NOT “organic”

Sewage sludge contains all sorts of household and industrial toxins which are flushed down the toilet or private and industrial drains. How could this possibly impact the quality of your ‘natural’ food? Just to remind you: the term ‘natural’ isn’t … Continue reading

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Why your Mom was right!

I bet you didn’t know that there is a specific class of vegetables that contain very specific phytonutrients that actually help to fight against stubborn belly fat. Let me explain what these unique vegetables are and why they help to burn stomach fat… … Continue reading

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The “dirty” truth about Canola Oil

One of the biggest problems with highly processed and refined vegetable oils such as corn oil, soybean oil, and yes, even canola oil, is that the polyunsaturated component of the oil is highly unstable under heat, light, and pressure, and this … Continue reading

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What’s REALLY in your fast-food hamburger?

This from our friends at Men’s Health. For the complete article, click on their website. It comes from a cow, yes, but before being stuffed in the bun of a Whopper or Big Mac, fast-food hamburger patties pass through the … Continue reading

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Spring clean your body with the top 10 detox foods

Want to baby your liver? Keep your GI tract fit? Flush out toxins? These 10 foods — many of them chosen by RealAge experts Drs. Oz and Roizen — can spring clean your body and keep refreshing your vital parts … Continue reading

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7 foods that should never cross your lips

Here is a summary of an article from Prevention Magazine. While we all know that eating locally grown, preferably organic, minimally processed food is best these foods listed below are considered the worst of the worst. 1.  CANNED TOMATOES The … Continue reading

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5 ways to boost your metabolism

From our friends at Women’s Health: Losing weight isn’t about eating less, it’s about eating more—more nutrition-dense food, to crowd out the empty calories and keep you full all day. That’s important, because restricting food will kill your metabolism. It … Continue reading

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Studies show exposure to nature makes us more compassionate people

RODALE NEWS, EMMAUS, PA—A little outdoor time may have positive effects on your personality, even if you’re not aware of it. Research published just this month in the journal Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin found that even the most minimal … Continue reading

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What IS that noise?!?!?

The 13-year cicadas of what is known as Brood XIX (the 19th brood) have been living underground since 1998. That was the last time they held their famous two-month, above-ground mating frenzy. Brood XIX, also known as the Great Southern … Continue reading

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The lowdown on High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS)

High Fructose Corn Syrup, or HFCS, is a corn based sweetener, containing glucose and fructose, which has been used in an increasing number of soft drinks, desserts, breads and confectionary items since the 1970s when it first arrived on the … Continue reading

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