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Happy Mother’s Day Mom! I am so grateful my Mom (who is 84) is still here for me to say those words this Mother’s Day weekend. I believe it is important not only to wish our Moms a Happy Mother’s Day, but also to thank them specifically for the things they did that were really …

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Never before in history has humanity been so in need of those who challenge conventional thinking, tear down barriers and take a sledgehammer to preconceived ideas. This is especially true in the economic sector concerned with food production and distribution. While a growing number of individuals and small companies are willing to step outside the …

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It is almost foodie sacrilege to suggest that a group of colorful, antioxidant rich vegetables ubiquitous within the Western diet might not be as healthy as the natural food community paints them to be. This is exactly what this article is going to attempt to do – wade you through the process of considering whether …

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The growing diabetes epidemic has spawned a whole new industry of alternative sweeteners known as sugar alcohols. Consumers typically view them favorably because they are not artificial like aspartame. These products with low glycemic indexes are aggressively marketed to the overweight and those with insulin problems as ideal sugar substitutes. Why? Because they are derived from …

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In 2007, I gave a lecture at an international nutritional conference where I discussed how repression of acute and infectious disease and its symptoms can be a catalyst for chronic, degenerative diseases to take hold like asthma and cancer later on. For example, when the body “gives up” and a person stops experiencing acute illness …

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  By Michelle Goldstein, Mental Health Therapist Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) is a safe, effective and inexpensive medication which has been shown to be effective in treating an incredibly wide range of illnesses, particularly those that are autoimmune in nature. Due it its safety as well as efficacy, it has gained acceptance even among many …

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The term prebiotics is a relatively new term relating to the topic of gut health. The concept first came on the scene in 1995 when beneficial food ingredients that pass undigested through the stomach and intestines were first identified. Researchers were shocked to learn that these undigested foods actually served as nourishment for the probiotics …