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Add Louisiana to the list of state and local governments around the United States that are forcing homeless people who look to shelters and soup kitchens for meals toward an all processed food, junk diet. The former Mayor of New York City, otherwise known as Nanny Bloomberg, famously banned food donations to homeless shelters, even from …

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By Fitness Editor Paula Jager, CSCS, owner of Crossfit Jaguar Those of us familiar with the principles of Traditional Diet know how to eat right for optimum health and performance. We also don’t have to be a rocket scientist these days to know that the combination of weight lifting and high intensity anaerobic exercise combined …

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The latest attempt by the media and conventional health authorities to keep vaccination rates high is by pitting parent against parent using the concept of herd immunity. Herd immunity is based upon the idea that 95% of the population must be vaccinated for a particular illness in order to prevent epidemics.  Some are even arguing …

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By Carla Hernandez, Nutritional Therapist at Wise Roots Nutrition I have struggled with my weight for as long as I can remember. I was a chubby little girl only to have lost weight in my teen years from becoming a competitive runner and on the verge of being diagnosed with anorexia. I then went on to …

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The Hygiene Hypothesis states that when children lack early exposure to infectious agents, parasites, and symbiotic microorganisms like normal gut flora such as would naturally occur in a rural or farm environment, they are much more likely to suffer from autoimmune disorders such as allergies or asthma. This hypothesis helps to explain why farm kids tend to be so …

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A few months ago, my friend Leslie told me that she was looking into making a natural flaxseed hair gel herself at home. She suggested I look into it also as we both have long curly hair. I started researching the idea of making a natural hair gel myself right away as I found the …

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March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month each year. At that time, the usual health experts trot out on TV and print media to urge us all to get a colonoscopy. The inherent risks of this reviled procedure especially for those over age 50 are usually conveniently glossed over in favor of an aggressive push …