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  • How to Get the Iron Your Body Needs Read more >

    How to Get the Iron Your Body Needs

    Among all the minerals our bodies need, none is more vital than iron. Iron is necessary to transport oxygen to every part of the body. Even a slight deficiency causes anemia. An ongoing deficiency causes progressive symptoms and over time a chronic deficiency can even lead to organ failure. So how much iron does our […]

  • Choose Celery for Health Read more >

    Choose Celery for Health

    Celery juice is chock full of nutrients, and one of the healthiest juices you can make. Among its many benefits, it balances the pH of the body. The high acidity caused by our excessive consumption of processed foods contributes to inflammation in our bodies, and celery reduces that inflammation. Celery leaves are a rich source […]

  • The Truth About Cholesterol Read more >

    The Truth About Cholesterol

    In a recent interview with Mercola.com, Dr. David Diamond, Professor of Psychology, Molecular Pharmacology, and Physiology at the University of South Florida and a Research Career Scientist at the Tampa VA Hospital, shared what years of research have led him to conclude about cholesterol. Before he embarked on a course of re-education, Dr. Diamond accepted […]

  • Put Summer on Your Plate! Read more >

    Put Summer on Your Plate!

    Wherever you live, summertime is the main season for growing and harvesting delicious foods. You only have to visit your local farmers’ market to see the huge diversity of fruits and vegetables available this time of year. In a recent article, Dr. Mehmet Oz says he makes a trip to his local farmers’ market every […]

  • How Much Protein Does Your Body Need? Read more >

    How Much Protein Does Your Body Need?

    Health experts may debate carbs and fats, but no one denies the tremendous benefits of protein. Our bodies must have protein to repair and rebuild bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, and blood. It also helps us feel full and satisfied, and thus able to resist unhealthy foods. The question for most of us is: How much […]

  • Is Your Olive Oil Real? Read more >

    Is Your Olive Oil Real?

    The Mediterranean diet is well-established as a healthy approach to eating, and olive oil is a foundational pillar of Mediterranean cuisine. In recent years, the American appetite for olive oil has grown exponentially. Unfortunately, recent developments have shown that much of the olive oil on the market today is not genuine. There is no question […]

  • Experts Issue New Recommendations on Dietary Fats Read more >

    Experts Issue New Recommendations on Dietary Fats

    The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, the group of scientists that advise the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Health and Human Services, has just issued its recommendations for the next group of Dietary Guidelines for Americans. These guidelines are issued every five years, and they have a significant influence on schools, government cafeterias, food […]

  • How to Make Great Juice in Your Blender Read more >

    How to Make Great Juice in Your Blender

    If you want to make healthy juice at home, you may think you have to invest in an expensive juicer. Not true, says raw food expert Mimi Kirk. She says you can make even better juice using the blender you probably already have in your kitchen. The 77-year-old Kirk has just completed her third raw […]

  • The End of Diet Soda? Read more >

    The End of Diet Soda?

    When Americans began to understand the dangers of unlimited sugar consumption, many people turned away from sugared soft drinks to diet soda. Now research has demonstrated that aspartame, the primary sweetener used in diet soda, is one of the most dangerous food additives currently in use. It is known to cause seizures and many other […]

  • Top 10 Reasons to Eat Sprouts Read more >

    Top 10 Reasons to Eat Sprouts

    Americans are increasingly interested in healthy food that is locally grown. Sprouts are the ultimate healthy, homegrown plants, rich in nutritional and environmental benefits. Here are the top 10 reasons to make sprouts part of your healthy diet. 1. Sprouts have up to 100 times more enzymes than other raw vegetables and fruits. Enzymes are […]

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