Acid Reflux – Natural Relief!

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 Its really strange but true – you don’t have indigestion or acid reflux because you have too much acid in your stomach! One very common reason is usually due to a hiatal hernia which is when the acid comes out of your stomach where it belongs, and doesn’t stay confined in there where it belongs. […]

Bones For Life

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(This article was originally published in May, 2010.) I consider myself very lucky. A few days ago while running with Louie, my adorable little Boston Terrier, I took a nasty and what could have been a devastating fall on the pavement. Somehow, Louie got tangled between my feet and with tremendous momentum I was suddenly […]

Calcium Supplements Have Been Shown to Increase Heart Risks

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Calcium supplements taken to increase our bone strength, has been shown to increase the risk of heart attacks by as much as 30%! How can this be? There was a study done by the Women’s Health Initiative, which was a 15 year research project started by the National Institutes of Health. It was started by […]

To Soy Or Not To Soy…

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This is the billion-dollar question the soy industry wants you to say yes to! Billions of dollars have gone into researching, manufacturing, and advertising soy-based products and world soybean production has increased by over 500 percent in the last 40 years. Walk into any store and you can find soy milk, soy cheese, soy hot […]

Feed Your Goddess – Taking A Look At Calcium

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Welcome to our new feature where we’ll be exploring key nutritional elements and how to make sure they’re a part of your healthy eating plan. Remember, our bodies are finely tuned machines, and they depend on us to provide the highest octane fuel possible! We’re going to start with a discussion of calcium, since 90% […]

Good Food, Good Mood

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Understand how foods affect your moods and you’ll improve your physical and emotional health. The problem is moods affect the way we look at the world around us. If we are constantly feeling blue, low or angry, our view of the world will continually appear negative. Most of the time, our moods swing back to […]

What Is Vitamin D And What Does It Do? New Guidelines For Vitamin D

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Most Americans up to age 70 need no more than 600 international units of vitamin D daily, but those older may need more, new vitamin D recommendations say. A report released Tuesday by the National Institutes of Health, part of the National Academy of Sciences, says 600 IUs daily meets the needs of almost everyone […]