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(NaturalNews) Sugar and monosodium glutamate have one thing in common. People are more likely to buy
Friday, June 12, 2009      3 comments

(NaturalNews) Sugar and monosodium glutamate have one thing in common. People are more likely to buy products containing them if they are called something else. Consumers trying to avoid sugar have started reading food labels. Many have begun to... Read more
Hundreds of Health Sapping Neurotoxins Hidden in our Food
Thursday, May 14, 2009      5 comments

Hundred Health Sapping Neurotoxins are Hidden in Packaged and Restaurant Food By Barbara Minton, Natural Health Editor (NaturalNews) What is it that stands between you and vibrant health? People who have spent a fortune on supplements, g... Read more
There's a difference between interest and commitment.
Tuesday, May 12, 2009      3 comments

There’s a difference between interest and commitment. When you’re interested in doing something, you do it only when it’s convenient. When you’re committed to something, you accept no excuses: only results. –Kenneth Blanchard... Read more
A New Challenge
Sunday, May 10, 2009      4 comments

I had a follow up appointment with my doctor, 2 weeks ago, where he diagnosed me with diabetes. Fortunately for me, I belong to Kaiser and they are very conservative on monitoring blood sugar levels, so I just barely crossed their threshold of t... Read more
How I am Getting Off the Plateau: a Journey
Wednesday, February 25, 2009      1 comments

For all of us who are frustrated with plateaus and lack of weight loss, it is easy to get discouraged. We need to put our striving to lose our unneeded weight in perspective. If we can accept the fact that fat is not a moral problem, but a sympt... Read more
Saturday, February 21, 2009      0 comments

"Eat four stalks of celery before bed. Celery contains active compounds called pthalides, which relax the muscles of the arteries that regulate blood pressure. Pthalides also reduce adrenal (stress) hormones, which cause high blood pressure. Whe... Read more
Alzheimer's May be Diabetes of the Brain
Saturday, February 21, 2009      0 comments

Insulin May Treat Alzheimer’s Insulin may be a possible treatment for Alzheimer’s. Researchers lead by a Northwestern University team found that insulin may shield memory-forming synapses in the brain, thus slowing or preventing damage caus... Read more
Why Coconut Oil is Best
Monday, February 09, 2009      0 comments

Why coconut oil is best The Statesman , 09/09/2006 By Philomena Yirenkyi Why are fish oils like cod liver oil good for you? It is because they are high in omega 3 fatty acids, which research shows significantly reduce the risk of c... Read more
SADD=Seasonally Associated Depression Disorder=Winter Blues
Sunday, February 08, 2009      1 comments

SADD=Seasonally Associated Depression Disorder may be one of the reasons that many of us are finding it harder to become motivated to exercise in the winter months. Rather than look on this as a "disease", think of it as a vestigial advantage th... Read more
Stress, Sleep Deprivation and the Fat Connection
Friday, February 06, 2009      0 comments

During stress, the body goes after sugar fuel first. Then it goes after protein fuel—but not fat fuel. The protein it goes after is your muscles, specifically the thigh muscles and then the buttocks. Such people have weak knees and a flabby butt... Read more
Are You a Carb Addict?
Sunday, January 25, 2009      0 comments

Are You a Carb Addict? By Jerome Burne Could it really be that sweets and chocolate are as addictive as cigarettes? That's the controversial conclusion from a ... Read more
Low-Carbohydrate Diet May Treat Obesity and Diabetes
Saturday, January 24, 2009      0 comments

Low-Carbohydrate Diet May Treat Obesity and Diabetes A low-carbohydrate diet may help treat obesity and diabetes say researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center. A clinical study found that people on low-carbohydrate diets burn more liver... Read more
Why We Must Drink Water
Friday, January 23, 2009      0 comments

Why We Must Drink Water According to research, nearly everyone is slightly dehydrated 24 hours a day. While our bodies have grown accustomed to this lack of vital fluids, as little as 1 to 2 percent dehydration increased cardiovascular stra... Read more
Waistlines grow with carb addiction: Researchers
Wednesday, January 21, 2009      2 comments

Waistlines grow with carb addiction: Researchers By Sharon Kirkey, Canwest News ServiceJanuary 18, 2009 Addiction to high glycemic index (GI) foods - which includes white bread, white bagels, white rice and breakfast cereals - is pl... Read more
The 7-Day Low-Carb Rescue and Recovery Plan, book recommendation.
Monday, January 19, 2009      0 comments

Sometimes people who go on Low-Carb diets as question about "Transition Difficulty," I would like to recommend the book, The 7-Day Low-Carb Rescue and Recovery Plan. I just received my copy today from Amazon's Used Book Affiliates (I ordered a ... Read more

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