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Here’s a Little More Help Toward Becoming That Full or Part-Time Vegetarian…

Buckwheat – a non-gluten grain- Though it is usually thought of as a grain, buckwheat is actually the seed of a broadleaf plant related to rhubarb. While it is not a true grain, it is used like one in cooking, … 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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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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Women’s Health Advice That’s Tops

According to Dr. Tori Hudson, a naturopathic doctor who specializes in women’s health, there are some basic things to think about when deciding what’s important to use out of all the information you read out there. Research supports at least … Continue reading

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All Natural Remedies for Allergies or Chronic Sinus Infections

There are so many reasons you may be suffering from allergies or chronic sinus infections.  Those reasons range from food sensitivities from dairy or wheat, to mold, fungus and pollens.  Whatever your reason, you need to be a good self-detective … Continue reading

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Iodine – The Missing Trace Element You Are Probably Missing

Iodine is a trace element that is naturally occurring in some foods, often added to others and available as a dietary supplement.  It is an essential component of the thyroid hormones T4 and T3.  They regulate many important biochemical reactions, … Continue reading

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Glutathione – Master Antioxidant

There are good reasons why glutathione is often called the “master” antioxidant.  Like all antioxidants, glutathione plays a key role in protecting cells against oxidative stress, which has been associated with more than 74 major diseases and disorders. The reason … Continue reading

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Saliva Testing Instead of Blood Testing for Hormones

Saliva hormone testing is an accurate and easy way for a man or a woman to assess their level of steroid hormones.  Those hormones such as estradiol, progesterone, testosterone and estrogen, which you may have thought could only be tested … Continue reading

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Dr. Oz’s Morning Health Breakfast Recipe

Ingredients: 1/2 cup low-fat Greek yogurt —1 banana—–1/2 cup strawberries—–Unsweetened coconut, to taste—Ground flaxseed, to desired consistency—Matcha green tea powder, to taste (available at health food stores) Directions: Combine all ingredients and enjoy. WHAT IS MATCHA GREEN TEA? Matcha is … Continue reading

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