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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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What a shock to get the results of my husband, Larry’s, Nuclear Stress test! I could not believe my ears – part of his heart was dead! How could that have happened? Yes, he had survived a Quadruple Bypass Open Heart surgery a little over six years prior. But we had been eating healthy, taking […]

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Poor circulation can lead to major or minor health problems. Someone recently asked me what food would be helpful for circulation. I had to answer with a question. Why are you asking? What kind of symptoms do you have to cause you to be concerned about your circulation? The subject at hand was about almonds. […]

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Why is it a big deal? Anti-aging is the big deal. It sounds simple to eat plenty of fruits and vegetables but in practice is it? The World Health Organization has affirmed that a lack of fruit and vegetable intake is a primary force in driving the worldwide chronic disease epidemic. Data collected from 10 […]

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Welcome to this issue of "Living a Healthy Fit Life"     Editor's Note –   Carotenoids – Colors of Life Today is a beautiful sunshiny day with a gentle breeze. Larry and I just got back from taking a stroll out in the woods of our property. We sat on a log in the […]

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Belly fat, belly fat, belly fat; you see it everywhere!  What is the best way to do something about it?  Several months ago I made a promise to myself that I was going to lose some of the belly fat that had attached itself to me over the past 10 to 15 years (belly fat […]

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    Response to “Study Finds Vitamin E May Increase Risk of Prostate Cancer”      What is the real truth about vitamin E?  Vitamin E has been studied extensively over the past 2 or 3 decades and has been found to be a powerful nutrient.  That means that any question as to its safety […]

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  Krill Oil Supplements and Long-Term Health Concerns       Is Krill a good reliable healthy source of omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants? Krill is a shrimp-like marine animal.   The argument goes that krill is a high source of omega-3 and also contains astaxanthin, a valuable carotenoid antioxidant.   Nutrients can exist in […]

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What is Happening to Our Food Supply with Genetic Modification?   Technology is moving ahead at breakneck speed in modifying our food supply.  At times this is at the expense of proper evaluation as to the safety of the end product and how it may affect our long-term health. What is genetic modification (GM)?  It […]

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From family gatherings to celebrating birthdays, food is a common ingredient our lives revolve around. We all have a pretty good idea that good nutrition is important even for special occasions however our menus often fall short of meeting healthy standards.   That carrot cake with cream cheese frosting topped with ice cream is quite nutritious. Let’s […]

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