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Super Bowl Chili

Great chili recipe for the Super Bowl or any day of the week going out to my e-mail list!  This recipe doesn’t have beans and isn’t hot, so perfect for kids and spouses.  I think...

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A Review: Put Your Heart in Your Mouth

BOOK REVIEW: Put Your Heart in Your Mouth by Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride, MD Coronary Heart Disease is the number one killer in the Western world today, yet it was virtually nonexistent at the beginning...

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Why Can’t I Burn This Fat Off My Body?

Did you know we were made to be fat burners? Something our ancestors were really good at. They got their energy from stored body fat and the healthy fats in their meals. They didn’t...

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What is Digestive Hell?

America is really bad at taking the time to relax and enjoy food.  What happens when we don’t take the time to relax, sit down, and eat? As a culture, we are sympathetically stressed–running...

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Is Your Body Crying For Water?

Your Body’s Many Cries For Water by Dr. Batmanghelidj makes a very convincing argument that maybe you aren’t sick but thirsty, and perhaps the most important nutritional deficiency in our culture and in the world...

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Can you really reprogram your genes?

But wait, aren’t genes fixed, heritable traits?? Yes, genes do determine your fixed traits, like eye color, skin color, etc., but they also continually direct the production of proteins that control how your body...

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Book Review–Why Stomach Acid is Good for You

The conventional approach by the medical establishment and most doctors in the United States is to prescribe acid-suppressing drugs like Prilosec, Prevacid, Tagamet, Zantac, Pepcid, etc., to people with heartburn, indigestion, and GERD. This is a...

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Do You Have Adrenal Fatigue?

Great book!  Adrenal Fatigue, by James L. Wilson.  What is adrenal fatigue or low adrenal function?  Why is it so misunderstood??  And why is it rarely diagnosed by mainstream medicine??? Your adrenals are two small glands that...

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Are All Carbs Evil?

In today’s world, you would think ALL carbs are evil.  The truth is carbs come in many sources, vegetables, fruits, starches, grains, dairy and sugars.  You can think of carbs as kindling.  They burn fast and...

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Does All Disease Begin In The Gut?

More on digestion… America’s in big trouble with our ability to digest…just look at the amount of over-the-counter drugs being sold to manage digestive dysfunction.  It’s staggering! We see billions of dollars’ worth of drugs...

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How Does Digestion Start?

More on digestion–how the heck does it start?  What makes it work properly? Digestion begins in the brain. When we see or smell food, the body starts preparing for digestion and triggers saliva. We...