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Ahh… that bite of soothing bitter/sweet taste of dark chocolate… add the crunchy/creamy peanut butter taste… what a yummy snack! “Should I or should I not?” When I grew up, snacking or eating between meals was unheard of. It would ruin my appetite for the next meal. We ate 3 meals a day and that […]

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Hey! Everyone is hearing about ‘Probiotics! What about the benefits of these healthy little critters to your immune response? Immune response is basically how your body protects you against illness and disease. Probiotic literally means ‘for life' World Health Organization (WHO) definition: “cultures of live micro-organisms that when ingested in adequate amounts, confer health benefits […]

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How does an Anti-inflammatory Diet reduce Leaky Gut Syndrome? My last blog talked about the connection between inflammation, autoimmune disease, digestion and leaky gut syndrome. I explained that leaky gut syndrome is commonly misunderstood and undiagnosed. It allows your body to absorb undigested food and bacterial toxins into the circulatory system. Leaky gut can lead […]

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Leaky Gut Syndrome – what is it? Inflammation, autoimmune disease, digestion and leaky gut syndrome – what’s the connection? What is leaky gut syndrome? A commonly misunderstood and undiagnosed disease A condition that allows your body to absorb undigested food and bacterial toxins into the circulatory system causing such conditions as:   Crohn’s Celiac Arthritis Skin […]

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How healthy is the protein and fat from feedlot cows? Cows in feedlots may or may not be happy and healthy! Cows are herd animals. They love being with their buddies whether in a pasture or in a feedlot. I speak from experience; it takes a well built fence to keep cows away from one […]

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The role of Chemo, Super Fruits, and Faith in Cancer Mama’s stage 4 lung cancer had been inactive for 18 months. November 2013, her oncologist gave us the news that it was once again active and Mama had approximately 3 months to live. What should we do now? The oncologist gave 2 options: Do no […]

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What does B vitamins and omega-3 have to do with mental illness and brain function? Mental illness has once again been brought to our attention by the recent killing spree a young college student went on in Santa Barbara, CA. We can blame lots of different things on the cause of mental illness. However once […]

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I need your help. What are your top health concerns? My blog is a place where I share things I believe you may be interested in knowing more about. But am I always right? Do I really know what you are really concerned about as far as your health is concerned? I’ve put together a […]

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You take Krill Oil supplements to fill some gaps in your diet. Are they really what they claim?   Krill Oil is being touted as much better than Salmon Oil by some big name doctors. They say that krill is a high source of omega-3 and also contains astaxanthin. Astaxanthin is a carotenoid antioxidant. What […]

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Malnutrition is a major concern for the elderly.   Once we are born, we are all in the aging process. The 2 most critical and difficult periods of the aging process are early childhood and the elderly period. Getting your life started right as a baby and as a child affects the rest of your […]

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