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Broad category on topics related to healthy eating, Including materials used in the Healthy Eating Workshop

Good Fat Bad Fat

Good Fat Bad Fat

There is no topic that is more confusing than fats and nutrition. Recent recommendations on what a healthy diet looks like for people in the United States would have us eating far more healthy fats than before, but the education about what is a healthy fat and what is an unhealthy fat is hard information […]

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Simple Technique to Make Sure Your Stomach Makes Enough Acid

Simple Technique to Make Sure Your Stomach Makes Enough Acid

Is your stomach producing enough acid? When we are young and healthy, our stomach can produce almost two liters of hydrochloric acid per day. We need that acid to properly digest the food we eat, and to absorb the nutrition after the food is digested. This acid is mostly neutralized in the small intestine by […]

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Lose Some Weight. Lose Your Diabetes. Lose it For Good.

Lose Some Weight. Lose Your Diabetes. Lose it For Good.

We’ve mentioned many times here that diet can play a powerful role in your health. Even something like diabetes can essentially disappear with changes in diet and lifestyle. This is hard for people to accept, but a recent study may help change peoples minds. The study appeared in the journal Diabetes Care from March 21, […]

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1 in 5 Adults Will Be Obese by 2025. Maybe We Should Do Something About This?

1 in 5 Adults Will Be Obese by 2025. Maybe We Should Do Something About This?

The title says it all. 1 in 5 adults obese by 2025. It’s 1 in 8 right now. This is a global number, which frankly, does not make it better. Basically if the trends continue as they seem to be, 18% of men and 21% of women will be obese. This comes from a new […]

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Does Fish Oil Actually Help You?

Does Fish Oil Actually Help You?

How helpful is fish oil? Is it good for you? Or should we stay far away from it? My hope today is to weigh the evidence and offer you what you need to know about this much talked about subject. In our Better Eye Health Program, we use a form of fish oil that is high […]

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More Support That What You Eat Actually Does Matter

More Support That What You Eat Actually Does Matter

You are what you eat. It’s a theme we return to again and again. A theme that focuses on the profound impact diet can have on health. We return to it frequently because we see it play out regularly for the people we work with. A person presents with a host of issues, which somehow vanish […]

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How Much Vitamin D Do You Need?

How Much Vitamin D Do You Need?

Vitamin D. An essential nutrient we all need. However, there is much disagreement among doctors as to how much Vitamin D needs to be taken as a supplement. Physicians, who often prescribe and recommend vitamin D2, have concerns because too much vitamin D2 can definitely be toxic, and harmful to your liver. Integrative practitioners, and people who […]

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The New Dietary Guidelines: Here’s The Science You Didn’t See

The New Dietary Guidelines: Here’s The Science You Didn’t See

The results are in! Finally. The new (2015) dietary guidelines from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) were finally published in January 2016. Here’s the link: NEW DIETARY RECOMMENDATIONS A large part of the delay came from intense lobbying to prevent language that would discourage people from eating too much beef. Despite extensive peer reviewed […]

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Does Organic Food Prevent Cancer?

Does Organic Food Prevent Cancer?

Does the idea that organic food might help prevent cancer strike you as a wild notion? I mean can it be that simple? Recent research suggests that it is, if we are willing to make a few changes. There are multiple studies comparing organically grown foods with foods grown using standard industrial methods. The conclusions vary in […]

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Sugar Levels Out of Control? Start Getting To Know Yourself Intimately.

Sugar Levels Out of Control? Start Getting To Know Yourself Intimately.

We have a problem in this country. (OK, more than one problem, but for right now I’ll try to tackle just one.) The problem I want to talk about today concerns blood sugar. More and more people have elevated levels of fasting blood glucose (blood sugar). This is the level of blood sugar in your […]

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Fast Food, Candy and Soda Are Not To Blame for Rising Obesity? Really. Well, Except French Fries.

Fast Food, Candy and Soda Are Not To Blame for Rising Obesity? Really. Well, Except French Fries.

So junk food is ok? Not exactly. A Cornell University research study seems to be making quite a buzz today in the world of nutrition. According to a new study they found consumption of fast food, candy and soda had little impact on a person’s Body Mass Index (BMI) as did things like exercise and […]

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Out Darn Toxins! Out With You! New Report Says Your Health is In Danger

Out Darn Toxins! Out With You! New Report Says Your Health is In Danger

With Halloween fast approaching, we brace ourselves for the arrival of ghouls and other scary creatures. A festive time for sure, with all the cute cat costumes and sweet baby Batman outfits. Oh yea – and bags and bags of candy. A recent statement from the Endocrine Society, however, reminds us there might truly be frightening things […]

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