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The Salt of the Earth

There is a lot of confusion about salt today. There are two kinds of salt: refined and unrefined, also know as table salt and sea salt. There is a huge difference between refined table salt and unrefined sea salt. Refined salt has had its minerals removed and has been bleached to give it the white … Continued

The big FAT lie…

Fats are an integral part of a healthy body and healthy diet. Yet in America, fat has been maligned. The truth about ‘no fat’ foods, ‘low fat’ diets and cholesterol lowering drugs are all part of the “Big Fat Lie.” Here is the truth about fats: Good fats take the longest to break down, making … Continued

How to stop worrying

Scientific research suggests that stress and worry can negatively affect one’s health. As much as it is a great idea to stop worrying, most people can’t or don’t know how to stop. Not long ago a patient suggested a blog to me by Mira Kelley called “How to stop worrying”. I have summarized the key points below. I … Continued

Road Map for a Healthy Holiday

The Holiday Season is upon us. For those who are interested in having a healthier holiday season here are some tips to follow: Plan ahead. When you are going to a family gathering or a holiday party and know that the food isn’t going to be healthy, be sure to have a snack or lite … Continued

Cell Phone Risks

The effect that cell phones have on health is a wild card for consumers right now. And because most people can’t live without their cell phone, it won’t change anytime soon. At this time, no one knows how much harm cell phone or EMF’s (electromagnetic frequencies) are doing to our health. Back in 1996, when … Continued

Plastics: Are you being overexposed?

Today, plastics are everywhere. From the food we eat to the water we drink, it is hard to get away from the toxic substance. Plastics are in food and beverage containers, disposable plates and toiletry bottles. Plastics are everywhere. Research suggests that plastics may leach chemicals if they’re scratched or heated. Research also strongly suggests … Continued

Why Not Wheat?

Americans consume processed food products every day that are made from wheat. The most common wheat products include: bread, muffins, pasta, pretzels, pizza crusts, pie crusts, donuts, cakes, cookies, cereals and crackers. Wheat, whether it is white flour or whole grain, is recognized the same in the body and turns to sugar. Sugar ultimately weakens … Continued

Did someone say Jello?!?

I love jello, but it has to be the good kind with quality ingredients, not the highly processed kind with added sugars, artificial colors and flavors. Gelatin has a number of health benefits. Eating gelatin regularly supports connective tissue, collagen production, digestive health, hair, skin and nails as well as joints…even more reasons to enjoy it! 1 cup strawberry puree … Continued

Tired all the time? It could be your adrenals…

Tired all the time? It could be your adrenals… In March of 2014 the Miami Herald ran an article entitled “Chronic Stress is Linked to the Six Leading Causes of Death.” That isn’t surprising as stress has long been associated with health issues. Physiologically, the adrenal glands are designed to handle and react to stress … Continued