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What to Have for Lunch

Pack Your Lunch Tips and Ideas I am sure many parents are happy that school is back in session. However, that adds one more chore to our list:  Pack Lunch. For children and adults, packing a lunch and snacks is a crucial step for the ongoing pursuit of good health. Here are some tips and […]

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Smoothie Ideas

I hope you all enjoyed the summer salad ideas and recipes in my last newsletter. Since August is another scorcher, I thought I would dedicate this month to Summer Smoothies. There are many misconceptions about fruit smoothies and shakes. Most people think they are healthy because they contain fruit and fruit juices. Well the truth […]

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Health Salads

I don’t want to brag, but my husband tells me that I am the best salad maker on the east and west coast. Since summer is here, I thought it would be fun make some delicious salads. HERE ARE SOME SUMMER SALAD TIPS: Visit your local Farmer’s Market. No matter where you live, this is […]

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Reducing Cancer Risk

Last month, my family hit me with the news that my Dad was just diagnosed with Prostate Cancer. Anytime you find out someone you love has the Big C, it’s a blow to your heart. Well, luckily my Dad’s cancer was caught in the early stage. He will be undergoing surgery sometime this month, then […]

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Supplements for Heart Disease

As a continuation of last month’s newsletter, Secrets of Cholesterol Lowering Drugs, we know it is important to make many lifestyle changes in hope to stop Statin Drugs. Appropriate dietary supplementation will help to amplify the cardiovascular benefit. In this newsletter, you will find information on six supplements that I believe are the most beneficial […]

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Statin Side Effects

Cholesterol-lowering drugs, also known as Statin drugs, are a booming market. Over 16 million Americans take these kinds of drugs. Lipitor, the market leader, sold approximately $13 Billion in 2002. Since these drugs are so popular, we should educate ourselves. Current Statin drugs: Lipitor, Zocor, Pravachol, Lescol, Mevacor, and Crestor. How they work: Statin drugs […]

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Coconut Oil Saturated Fat

Coconuts are filled with tons of saturated fat. So why are they so good for us? First I want to make it known that saturated fats, like coconut oil, is much better for you than the processed and heated polyunsaturated oils, like soybean and vegetable oil.  Coconut oil is mostly saturated fat so it is […]

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Acid Base Balance

A new hot topic out there is the pH of our body or our acid-base balance. Simply put – If your pH is under 7, this is considered acidic. If your pH is over 7, this is considered basic or alkaline. A low pH or acidic environment is very bad for our bodies and cells. […]

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How to Rid the Body of Toxins

From the minute that we are brought into this world we are exposed to more toxins than you could fathom. Our air and water supply are polluted, which effect the foods we eat daily. Most cleaning agents and plastics around the house are toxic to our bodies. Those silver fillings in your mouth contain mercury […]

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Essential Fatty Acids

Omega 3 fatty acids, also known as fish oil, are the only fats that are considered “essential” to our body. Basically, these fats can be subdivided into Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). EPA and DHA are the beneficial parts of the fish oil. It’s almost impossible to obtain enough of the essential EPA […]

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