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How To Make Calcium From Eggshells

Its always good to make things from scratch when you can.  Not only is it more economical, but you always know exactly what is in it. Eggshells contain a huge amount of calcium along with 27 minerals and several amino acids.  The composition of eggshells is very similar to human bones and teeth. Eggshell Calcium […]

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The Awesome Eggplant

We are always hearing about the benefits of all sorts of fruits and vegetable, but seldom about the mighty eggplant.  This is one vegetable that definitely needs to be in the spotlight.  It can help us in so many ways ranging from cancer treatments to weight loss aids. Here are some of the reasons you […]

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Fluoride Affects IQ in Children

A study that was published several years ago by Harvard University concluded that children who lived in areas with highly fluoridated water had “significantly lower” IQ scores than those who lived in low fluoride areas. In a 2006 report published by the NRC (U.S. National Research Council) summarizing 27 studies on the effects of fluoride, evidence […]

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Garlic and Onions – Better Than Drugs?

According to a recent BBC report, scientists recently discovered a 9th century Anglo-Saxon remedy for eye infections which is able to kill a range of antibiotic resistant superbugs.  This 1000 year old recipe can even kill the very contagious bacteria MRSA “staphylococcus aureus”, commonly known as “staph”.   MRSA causes boils or sores on the […]

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Breathe Through Your Nose – Not Your Mouth

When I was young my mom was always telling me to close my mouth.  You might catch flies she’d joke.  I wish I had listened to her.  When I was in my early 20’s and addicted to aerobics and lots of other physical activities, I got into the habit of using my mouth to breathe. […]

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Is Your TV Making You Fat?

For decades it has been known that TV watching contributed to child obesity.  Children who watch just one hour of TV a day have a significantly higher possibility of becoming overweight. But it’s not just kids who plump up watching the boob tube.  The TV can have very detrimental affects on adults too. Several years […]

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Emulsifiers – Another Reason to Avoid Packaged Food

Almost all processed foods in the supermarkets contain additives called “emulsifiers”.  They are added to many foods such as non-dairy milks, baked goods, ice cream, salad dressings and even hamburger patties. Some common names of emulsifiers include carrageenan, lecithin, polysorbate 80, xanthan gum and other “gums”.  Emulsifiers are used to extend the shelf life of […]

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Do You Have Syndrome X?

Never have heard of Syndrome X before?  Most people haven’t heard of this very common condition.  Also known as Metabolic Syndrome, Syndrome X refers to a group of conditions that indicates a pre-diabetic state, as well as a possibility of heart disease and stroke in the future. Syndrome X occurs when a person’s body stops using […]

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Stay Away From Instant Ramen Noodles

Instant ramen noodles have been around for decades.  I loved them as a young adult until I learned the truth about them.  For people on a budget, or needing a quick fix meal, they appear to be the perfect go-to food. Many years ago when I was working in a vitamin store in Hollywood, one […]

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The Scoop on Poop

You probably don’t think about your poop too much (at least we hope you don’t), but it can be a  useful tool for health analysis. Your stool consists of 75% water.  The rest of it is a combination of fiber, cells, mucus and bacteria (both dead and alive).  You stool is an indicator of the […]

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