Eating for Migraine Relief

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There are many suggestions on the internet for ways to counteract frequent migraine headaches, but after researching many of them, I found that these suggestions make the most sense. I would at least try what is recommended for about 3 weeks as a test since that is adequate time to know if you feel differently, […]

45 Healthy Holiday Foods for your Table

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Don’t let the holiday season become an excuse for skipping out on cancer-fighting nutrients. Use this list to stock up on in-season produce and other nutrient-rich foods your body needs to stay healthy. Remember to make these foods the biggest part of every meal throughout the holidays — and year-round. Fresh, in-season fruits and vegetables […]

Can Organic Foods Really Improve My Health?

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Yes. Consumption of organically grown food is a great way to reduce your exposure to contaminants commonly found in foods that have been grown using conventional agricultural practices. These contaminants may include not only pesticides – many of which have been classified as potential cancer-causing agents – but also heavy metals such as lead and […]

Advice For A Healthy Brain From Dr. Weil

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Fish for a Healthy Brain Here’s more good news about the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish and the vitamins found in fresh fruits and vegetables: seniors with high levels of these nutrients did better on tests of mental acuity and had less of the brain shrinkage that signals Alzheimer’s disease. (If you want the […]

iVegetarian2: The Eating Disorders of Steve Jobs

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Steve Jobs died October 5, and the animal rights organization PETA stepped right up to honor him as a vegetarian who was deeply committed to animal welfare and the environment. PETA, of course, has yet to acknowledge the role that Jobs’s near vegan diet may have played in his death, and continues to maintain that […]

Cancer And Diet Go Hand in Hand

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Cancer is largely attributable to the cumulative impact of toxins on our systems. External factors such as polluted air, water and food chemicals, along with pesticides on our food, play a major role. Heavy metals like mercury that is in many immunizations and flu shots plus immunological weakness come into play as well as PSYCHOLOGICAL […]

What You Crave Changes As The Seasons Change

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Do you ever think about how your cravings for certain foods change and develop as the seasons change? In the summer, I bet you were all about juicy watermelon and fresh fruits, dripping popsicles, and amazing home-grown salads. Now that fall is quickly approaching, you may be just starting to think about pumpkin-spiced coffee, fresh-picked […]

A Program Pioneered In Takoma Park Takes Hold In Recession-Ravaged Michigan

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A program that first sprouted at the Crossroads Farmers Market in Takoma Park in 2004 has firmly taken root in Michigan, where healthful-food advocates will launch a statewide effort this spring to double the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits used at farmers markets. The goal, say organizers, is to give low-income families access to locally […]

Ridding Your Body of Toxicity

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There is one nutrient that can help combat nearly any toxicity and that nutrient is vitamin C. Ensuring adequate vitamin C intake is so important. Vitamin C is an essential nutrient in the diet as the body cannot manufacture vitamin C; therefore, we have to ingest enough in our diet. What are the best dietary […]

Traps From The Supermarket To Avoid

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To make smart choices at the market, here are some simple, but healthier ways to make the best of your shopping choices. Fruits/Veggies: To eat healthy veggie and fruit choices and save a little money, you can mix fresh with frozen and get the benefits, if you can afford to buy organic fresh and frozen its […]