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Two very different celebrity diets are in the news this week. On the one hand is the story of Ashton Kutcher who ended up in the hospital with pancreas issues and severe pain following a fruitarian diet which was part of his efforts to “get into character” for his role as Steve Jobs in the soon to …

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One of the very first videos I ever filmed for this blog was how to make healthy, homemade mayonnaise. In the nearly three years since this video was first published, I have received numerous requests for an egg free version. At long last, here is a delicious egg free mayonnaise that I have devised after …

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A recurring theme on this blog is the critical importance of utilizing Traditional Fats for cooking. Avoiding industrialized factory fats that are rancid from processing and devoid of nutrients is critical to long term health. These frankenfats include margarine, spreads and vegetable oils. The type of fats used for cooking can literally make or break your …

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My friend Kelli’s youngest child is a little girl adopted from China.  Kelli and her husband have 3 older children of their own, but since Sarah is their first child from another country, they have occasionally experienced challenges and adjustments based on the inherent cultural and genetic differences. One such challenge is Sarah’s extreme reaction …

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My post on the how to keep Monsanto out of your home garden seems to have really hit a nerve with supporters of GM foods. This morning, I received an email from the CEO/President of a large soybean seed company in the Midwest who writes: I just read your article “The Four Steps Required To Keep Monsanto …

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Official statistics estimate that between 6-10% of women suffer from endometriosis. From the size and selection of menstrual pain remedies at the pharmacy, however, it seems that most women are completely unaware that curing endometriosis naturally is indeed possible. Endometriosis occurs when the lining of the uterus, called the endometrium, grows and thrives beyond the …

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Notch one up for activism and airline passengers everywhere who refused to be violated and doused with radiation by continuing to opt out of the army of naked body scanners installed across US airports. Europe banned the devices last year citing safety concerns with radiation levels, but was this part of the recent decision by …