Negative Calories Foods: The More You Eat, The More Weight You Lose

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Most of us assume the only way to lose weight is to eliminate specific foods and decreasing our overall calorie intake. There is a way to consume more food and maintain or even lose weight. What is a negative calorie balance? The answer is simple.  It is where the consumption of negative calorie foods and […]

Top Ten Foods That Fight Pain

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Pain is conventionally dealt with by taking either prescription pain meds or over-the-counter medication such as ibuprofen. However these medications are notorious for side effects. Also, a lot of pain medications aren’t safe for pregnant women. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the use of opioids during pregnancy has been linked […]

The cholesterol lie and how to lower cholesterol naturally

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  Like many other things related to our health, we have been misled on the marketing efforts of certain fractions in the health industry. We have been conditioned to believe saturated fats are deadly, low fat products with artificial sweeteners are good for us, and GMOs pose no harm to the human physiology. To read […]

A Beginner’s Guide To Clean Eating

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Here are some tips I use in my daily life and share with my health coaching clients to help make small adjustments each week leading to a massive overhaul for our health and well being. My advice for these tips is to take it slow. Don’t be in a rush to incorporate all of them […]

Cabbage Crunch Recipe

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It does not receive as much attention as other cruciferous vegetables, but cabbage (Brassica oleracea), actually packs a good nutritional punch, and is one of the most potent medicinal foods that you can buy anywhere. For the recipe, please click on the link below: Cabbage Crunch Recipe

Yam, Lentil & Ginger Soup

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I love making this soup, and I can’t help but smile as the warming turmeric lends its sunny yellow hue into the pot. Plus it only takes 20 minutes start to finish. For the recipe, please click on the link below: Yam, Lentil & Ginger Soup

Preventing Kidney Stones May Be As Simple As Changing Your Diet

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In the 1970s, less than 4 percent of Americans had suffered from kidney stones. By the 1990s, this had increased to more than 5 percent. Today, with rates continuing to rise, kidney stones will impact one in 10 US adults at some point during their lives1 — usually between the ages of 20 and 50. […]

Vitamin K1 and K2—Two Underappreciated Nutrients That Are Crucial for Health

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  Most readers here appreciate the importance of vitamin D, as do many physicians. However, there’s another vitamin that is virtually equivalent in terms of benefit that is still sorely underappreciated, and that is vitamin K2. To read the full article, please click on the link below: Vitamin K1 and K2—Two Underappreciated Nutrients That Are […]

Would You Buy a GMO Apple Just Because It Doesn’t Turn Brown?

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  There’s a new(ish) apple in the world that doesn’t immediately brown after you cut it. Unlike the trademarked Arctic, a genetically engineered apple that was approved for commercial planting by the USDA on Friday, this variety is already available at supermarkets. Named Opal, the Golden Delicious cross made its debut in the United States […]

Foods Naturally High in Probiotics (Good Bacteria)

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  It used to be that when people heard the word “bacteria”, they would immediately think of a pathogen, or an organism that causes disease and needs to be avoided or destroyed in order to preserve human health. But while it is true that there are many bacterial strains that can cause illness, there are […]