Monthly Archives: January 2011

Nuts are Healthy, But Watch Those Portion Sizes!

Try not to keep your nuts in a big bowl.  The bigger the serving bowl, the more you’ll eat, so its better to keep a spoon in the original bag and measure out your individual portions as you are eating … Continue reading

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Cocoa Even Better than Chocolate!

Chocolate and cocoa get their health benefits from flavonoids which are plant pigments capable of acting as antioxidants to counteract some of the cellular damage that can lead to chronic diseases such as cancer and heart disease.  Cocoa powder has … Continue reading

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Manganese – A Mineral You Don’t Hear Much About

Small quantities of Manganese are needed for protein and fat metabolism, healthy nerves, a healthy immune system, and blood sugar regulation.  Mangangese is used in energy production and is required for normal bone growth and for reproduction. In addition, it is … Continue reading

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Glutathione and anti-aging

Glutathione augments the functions of every cell in the body and low levels are associated with a variety of ailments including accelerated aging, cancer and heart disease.  It is a tripeptide.  A peptide is a compound that breaks down into … Continue reading

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Bowel Health Means Cancer Prevention

Do you think that having a once or less a day bowel movement is enough?  Do you even think about it?  Probably not, but did you know that the best way to secure a healthy colon and bowel is by … Continue reading

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Whey Protein for an Immune Boost and Soy is not!

Whey protein has an effective immune-boosting effect.  Whey is rich in an amino acid called cysteine, which converts to glutathione in the body.  Glutathione is a strong antioxidant that fortifies cells against bacterial or viral infection, as well as cell … Continue reading

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This Trick Rubs Out Headaches

When you have a headache, you want it out of your head ASAP.   In his latest book, Managing Your Stress in Difficult Times, stress expert Jerry V. Teplitz gives his 90-second secret to busting headaches. Sit comfortably, remove your glasses … Continue reading

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Here is an Interesting Recipe for Cough Cure

1 Cup of Grapes with Seeds;  2 Tablespoons of Honey;   2 Tablespoons of lemon juice; 1 Dash of Cayenne Pepper.  Mix and drink this soothing and anti-microbial drink.  Share in my comments to report your personal results.

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Antibiotic use in animal agriculture-Are We The Victims?

This past Summer, the FDA announced that it wanted to reduce the use of growth-promoting antibiotic drugs for meat-producing animals because it contributes to drug resistance in humans.  Great idea finally—but it doesn’t go nearly far enough.   You can … Continue reading

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