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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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Mama lived long and well even through Stage 4 Lung Cancer   As of January 23, 2015 Heaven has a new resident. What a happy reunion she had with my Dad, my Grandparents, many relatives and friends! No more pain or suffering from cancer. For those of you who have been following me the past […]

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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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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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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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Do you have a toxic brain? A toxic brain for the sake of this article is a brain that has been exposed to various toxins in the environment or the food you eat. My last article “Do You Want A Fat Brain?” addressed some of the issues that can cause a shrinking brain. A shrinking […]

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Why would you want a fat brain?   The natural aging process can cause brain atrophy or shrinkage. That is when we find ourselves worrying about brain function.   “Why am I standing here with the refrigerator door open?” “What did I do with my keys?” “Honey, did we forget to mail the car payment?” […]

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What does nutrition have to do with violence and our safety? Shots rang out as my son walked toward the food court at the mall that Saturday morning. He had just dropped off his wife, his five year old son and his year and a half year old daughter at the well-equipped nice play area […]

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    Your brain needs lubrication to be healthy and function properly.  It is a known fact that omega-3’s and other whole food factors are associated with cognitive (brain) development and brain health.   My husband was talking to his 95 year old mother (who has mild dementia) on her cell phone.  He asked her […]

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Salmon Oil (Omega-3) Supplements Are fish oil supplements just some sort of snake oil sold to cure all kinds of health problems? Can it really help you have healthy blood pressure, a healthy heart, brain, joints and skin?  Let's take a look at some of the known benefits of taking fish oil (omega-3) supplements. I […]

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