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Grilling Your Food Can Be Hazardous To Your Health

The Effects of Grilled Food on Your Body With Memorial Day just a few days away, this may not be a very popular subject.  Who doesn’t love to throw some meat and veggies on the grill (or “barbie” as my ex-Australian husband used to say) in the summer?  Saying it could be a health hazard is akin to saying apple pie isn’t good for you – right?   Not very American of me, I know. […]

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Magnesium May Help Prevent Diabetes

Low Magnesium Levels Tied to Diabetes Are you concerned you might get diabetes?  Even if you are thin, if there is diabetes in your family, you may be at risk.  We hear a lot about diabetes nowadays and for good reason.  According to current statistics, almost 25% of the American population is either diabetic or “pre-diabetic”.   Pre-diabetic  is a condition where a person becomes “insulin resistant”. What Is Insulin Resistance? Most people do not […]

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How to Avoid the Dentist Forever

Never Need the Dentist Again I haven’t been to a dentist in 21 years (I am now 56).  No, my teeth aren’t yellow and neither am I missing any teeth.  Do I have a few cavities? Sure, but what is with the obsession about having to fill a few holes if you have good dental hygiene?  Do I come from a family with amazing teeth?  Not at all.  My mother had rotten teeth and had […]

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How To Avoid Wrinkles

How Sugar Causes Wrinkles and Accelerates Aging There are literally hundreds of reasons to avoid sugar. Sugar eaten regularly can inflict more damage on your body than almost any other substance. Millions of people know they shouldn’t eat it, but still do, because of its highly addictive properties. Sugar (specifically fructose), is an enemy to your skin.  It causes a condition called “glycation”.  This is a process in which the sugar in your bloodstream attaches […]

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