Monthly Archives: June 2011

Coconut Oil Continues To Be THE Healthy Choice

Why is coconut oil so special among the others?  Lots of research continues to confirm that coconut oil has numerous benefits.  Pacific Island inhabitants who get 30-60% of their total caloric intake from fully saturated coconut oil have almost non-existent … Continue reading

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How Much Sugar is In That? (and other HealthBytes)

What has more sugar?–  a Small 5 oz. fruit and yogurt parfait or 1 cup of applesauce?  The applesauce has more sugar!  It packs in 36 grams of sugar, compared to only 17 grams in the parfait.  If you enjoy … Continue reading

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Choose These Superfoods to Help You Sleep

While it’s important to avoid a big, heavy meal right before bed (a full stomach will disturb your sleep), some foods may actually help you sleep. If you’ve had a few nights of restless sleep, make a light whole-wheat-pasta dish … Continue reading

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New Website Worthwhile to Check Out to Research Personal Experiences with Medicines

I am excited about a new searchable medical database called: FirstLifeResearch.com.  They offer objective patient reports by putting patient experiences at your fingertips.  They identify, map, organize and analyze all medical user-generated content that is available online.  They then use … Continue reading

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Low Salt Diet Increases Death Rate Over 500% Says Dr. David Brownstein

An article in The Journal of The American Medical Association (May 4, 2011. Vol. 305, N. 17) looked at the influence dietary salt had in cardiovascular disease. The authors studied 3681 subjects for most of 7.9 years. What the researchers … Continue reading

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Magnesium – Antidote for Anxiety?

New research shown in Psychology Today Magazine, says that the Neuroscience Institute in the Netherlands has linked anxious behavior to low levels of Magnesium in the brain. This research suggests that someday, a simple blood test of your magnesium levels … Continue reading

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