Lose weight, save money
By Amy C. Fleitas
The saying goes: You can never be too rich, too thin or have too many
books (Carter Burden, 1941-1996). We can’t help you with your book
collecting, but we can show you how to save a few bucks and knock off
a few pounds — at the …
Super Disease Fighters: Fruits, Vegetables, and Whole Grains
January 5, 2005
It’s tempting to just pop a few vitamin pills and consider yourself protected from disease, but the truth is that real foods, carefully prepared, and eaten with variety, offer the soundest protection against the most dramatic climb in disease in the …
Become a Beginner–Simplify
© John W Travis M.D., M.P.H. Founder of first Wellness Center in the United States (1975); author Wellness Workbook and Wellness for Health Professionals; presently developing Infant Wellness=Planet Wellness.
Becoming well in body and mind and spirit is our focus in this book. Ageless wisdom teaches …
Carbohydrates supply the body with the energy it needs to function.
They are found almost exclusively in plant foods, such as fruits,
vegetables, peas, and beans. Milk and milk products are the only
foods derived from animals that contain a significant amount of
carbohydrates. Carbohydrates are divided into two groups-simple
carbohydrates and complex carbohydrates.
Simple carbohydrates, …
Posted on December 29, 2005 at
As we enter the New Year and ponder resolutions for 2006, why not
consider adding eating more fruits and veggies to the list? The USDA
Dietary Guidelines recommend that those who consume about 2,000
calories a day, include two and half cups of vegetables and two and
half cups …
Water Fluoridation: Why It’s Not Safe
by Daniel G. Stockin, MPH
Of late we’ve once again learned that health officials sometimes
change their minds about what is considered healthy and safe. The
recent warnings from FDA about previously-FDA-approved pain
medications and over-the-counter diet aids and cough suppressants
Have you ever wondered what medications and health …
1. Proper hydration with water is essential. Most of us need at least
six to eight 8-ounce glasses of good, clean drinking water daily.
Coffee, alcohol, and sodas or other sugary beverages do not count
toward our daily two quarts of liquids as they do not hydrate our
tissues and often have the opposite …
The human race learned long ago that cooking meat before eating it would protect them from certain diseases. Since then this practice of cooking has grown to include all types of foods and is now considered an art. Very few meals are eaten which include raw elements, except for the …
Being vegan, I’m for sure supporting this…
and with all the talk in the news about cloned meat and the FDA saying it’s ok to consume and that producers don’t have to label such as cloned meat, well that’s even more reason for people to join us for MEAT OUT!
On March …
The two websites below help us evaluate how many synthetic toxins are
in the food we consume on a daily basis.
You will be surprised and even concerned!!!
Go to this website and click on the Produce Scanner link.
It’s a tool that works out how many pesticides are in some
conventionally grown fruits and …
by Dr. Deborah Wilson
Obesity is one of the most pressing health problems in the United
States, and it will soon become the country’s leading cause of
preventable death. Despite the growing number of “diets” that are
touted throughout the country, Americans just keep getting fatter. A
government review of all the studies on weight …
More support for dark chocolate’s heart benefits
By Stephen Daniells
A daily treat of dark chocolate can improve overall heart health and
reduce the risk of heart disease, say researchers from Zurich.
â€œOnly a small daily treat of dark chocolate may substantially
increase the amount of antioxidant intake and beneficially effect
vascular health,â€ said Dr F. …