THE MANY VERSIONS OF COCONUT: YOUR HEALTH & BEAUTY FRIEND

Our patients have heard me preach these words a million times, “all things coconut are your friend.” I can’t emphasize enough the many health and beauty benefits of using coconut in our daily lives. Coconuts are highly nutritious and rich in fiber, lauric acid, vitamins C, E, B1, B3, B5 and B6 and minerals including […]

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American Foods Banned in Other Countries

Americans are completely unaware of the hidden dangers lurking in their food supply. We are under the assumption that our food source must be safe if it’s found on the shelves of our grocery store. Well, unfortunately, that’s not the case.

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Teaching Your Child Healthy Eating Habits

The eating habits your children observe and experience when they are young will help them maintain a healthy lifestyle when they are adults. The best time to start teaching these lessons to children is when they’re young, before unhealthy choices become lifelong bad habits. When you want to pass on healthy habits to your kids, […]

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Your Scale: Friend or Foe?

Most people track their weight loss progress by rushing to the scale each morning. However, the scale may be the least effective choice for tracking your progress.

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Grass-Fed vs. Grain-Fed: You Are What You Eat

Almost all of the beef found on grocery store shelves come from cattle that have been fattened up on an unnatural diet of genetically modified grains and corn, pumped with staggering quantities of hormones and antibiotics and warehoused in large, filthy, overcrowded grain feeding factories or feedlots, called Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs). Some are forced to stand in dirt and manure all day for months on end. Certainly NOT the image most conjure of cows happily grazing in green pastures.

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How to Clean your Produce

Learn how to rid your family’s produce of harmful chemical pesticides and bacteria using a simple and inexpensive vinegar and water solution. Nearly 48 million people every year become ill from food contamination, including sickness by fruits and vegetables. Taking just a few minutes to wash your produce will keep you and your family healthy […]

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The Skinny on Water

The Skinny on Water: Although most of us take it for granted, water is quite possibly the single most important catalyst  in losing weight and keeping it off. Water suppresses the appetite naturally and helps the body metabolize stored fat. Studies have shown that a decrease in water intake will cause fat deposits to increase, […]

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Why Can’t I Stop Eating?

Sometimes you still feel hungry after you’ve eaten, but why? You may be surprised at some of the reasons your brain is signaled to eat. Here are a few probable causes for your insatiable appetite. You Are Eating Processed Foods and Soda Additives such as high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) can be found in most […]

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4 Major Offenders in Processed Foods

We all understand to some extent that processed food can’t be good for our health. Taking the time to read food labels and better understand how our food source is becoming increasingly more polluted is an investment in the future health of your family and of your children. Dr. Mercola outlines the Four Major Offenders […]

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9 Unhealthiest Restaurant Dishes

We all enjoy eating a meal out from time-to-time, but do we really know just how unhealthy restaurant meals are? A new report by the Center for Science in the Public Interest has identified the unhealthiest restaurant meals in America. The center’s nutrition experts reviewed menus at 200 restaurant chains in the US to find the meals heaviest […]

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