Here’s a great interview with two Vegan RD’s with some great information about nutrients and the Vegan diet: jacknorris ginnymessina

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I love watching the many short videos that Dr. McDougall puts out  about health. This one was especially interesting about getting enough sunshine.  Most of us are constantly being told to reduce sun exposure.  As McDougall states, most people are deficient in vitamin D and when that happens it affects how we process cholesterol. His […]

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Unbelievable Series of Great Video – Please Watch – Click on the Link Below   I’ve been in the healthcare industry for almost 39 years. From nursing in the hospital critical care unit to running the Cardiac Rehab program, to working for “Big Pharma” for eight years, then being a head nurse for an assisted […]

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2011: Sugar a toxin, doctor says STORY HIGHLIGHTS About 1 in every 100 deaths is caused by sugary beverages, researchers say The American Beverage Association says the study is “more about sensationalism” Researchers analyzed data to link sugary drink consumption to obesity-related deaths (CNN) — Sugar-sweetened beverages are linked to more than 180,000 obesity-related deaths […]

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Artichokes, the stunning bud of a plant in the thistle family, are in season March through May. Italians have a deep attachment to this vegetable, which is native to the Mediterranean and first appeared in modern records in Naples around 1400. The globe artichoke frequently shows up on lists of top 10 detox foods — […]

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Seven Ways to Keep Stress and Blood Pressure Down

When it comes to preventing and treating high blood pressure, one often overlooked strategy is managing stress. If you often find yourself tense and on edge, try these seven strategies to reduce stress.     Get enough sleep. Inadequate or poor quality sleep can negatively affect your mood, mental alertness, energy level, and physical health.    […]

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High Energy Foods

Given that food is fuel, it’s only natural to wonder if certain types of food deliver energy more efficiently than others. Beyond the importance of eating a healthy diet that includes plenty of fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and healthful sources of fat and protein, there’s relatively little scientific information about the effects of specific […]

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Robert H. Lustig, M.D., is Professor of Pediatrics at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, and the author of the new book “Fat Chance: beating the odds against sugar, processed food, obesity, and disease” (Hudson Street Press, New York). Still Believe ‘A Calorie Is a Calorie’? If you do, you fly in the face of mounting and […]

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Great Article from the Heirloom Girl Website When I first heard of vegans I wondered what in the world they actually ate? Without meat, dairy and eggs, what’s left to cook with? When I pictured a vegan meal it was either raw carrot sticks on a plate or bland steamed veggies. Day after day of […]

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