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Pomegranates – Reduce Risk for Chronic Disease & Inflammation

Dec 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

According to Medical News Today –  There are at least 15 health benefits of pomegranate juice, the most popular Christmas fruit. Here are a few highlights: “Green juice isn’t the only healthy option out there. Adding pomegranate juice to your diet may reduce your risk for chronic disease and inflammation. It’s also a great way to…

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Stay Healthy While Enjoying the Christmas Holidays

Nov 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

One of the pleasures of the Christmas holiday season is gathering together with family and friends…over food, right? And yet we all know how difficult it can be to not be tempted to either overeat, or eat things that are not the best for our health. However, we can maintain our healthy eating habits while at the…

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Eating Foods in Season

Oct 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Foods eaten in season are of great benefit, not only because they are fresher and thus, tastier, but actually more nutritious. We found a great website, EattheSeasons.com, that has weekly updates of the foods that are currently in season. For instance, this month, the following are at their peek: artichoke, bell peppers, beets, beet greens, broccolini, brussels…

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Healing Power of Aloe Vera for Teeth and Gums

Sep 18, 2018 | 1 Comment

As reported in EurekAlert the health benefits of Aloe Vera for our teeth and gums is documented, and being recommended now by dentists: “The aloe vera plant has a long history of healing power. Its ability to heal burns and cuts and soothe pain has been documented as far back as the 10th century. Legend has it that…

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The Best Type of Bread to Digest

Aug 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

According to The Nutrition Watchdog there is one type of bread that stands out from all the rest as to easier to digest, better for blood sugar control and more… 3 Reasons THIS Kind of Bread is Healthier to Eat “Bread gets a lot of bashing these days, especially in light of ‘low-carb’ or Paleo…

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Monsanto Hit with $290 million Cancer liability ruling Over Roundup

Aug 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Our regular readers know that we are concerned about the health dangers of GMO foods, (genetically modified foots), but we are also concerned about glyphosate, (which has been banned in other countries such as Brazil), found in Roundup and other such products, and to that end, Monsanto most recently was hit with a $290 million…

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2018 ‘Dirty Dozen’ List of Fruits & Vegetables

Jun 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s summer time and we are all eating from the delicious array of fruits and vegetables available this time of year. So, to keep us updated on the ‘Dirty Dozen’ list of fruits and vegetables that are the most contaminated, the nonprofit, nonpartisan environmental organization, Environmental Working Group, found that strawberries top the list with…

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Aloe-derived Polysaccharides Found Effective in Type 2 Diabetes

May 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

More exciting news from the National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine on the effectiveness of Aloe Vera Polysaccharides for Type 2 Diabetes. As always, the Abstracts are not the easiest to understand but see the bottom line of the findings in italics below; and you can find the link to the…

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GMO – Apples & Meat

May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

According to GMO News … “So far, it’s been pretty easy to avoid consuming genetically-engineered food. Buying organic and looking out for Non-GMO Project verification can give you assurance that you’re not getting anything genetically engineered. Could all that be about to change? A new wave of genetically engineered food is about to hit the…

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Assessment of the Prebiotic Potential of Aloe Vera

Apr 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

According to a PubMed.gov abstract – “In vitro assessment of the prebiotic potential of Aloe vera mucilage and its impact on the human microbiota… “Aloe vera mucilage is reported to be rich in acemannan that is a polysaccharide with a backbone of β-(1→4)-D-mannose residues acetylated at the C-2 and C-3 positions and contains some side…

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