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Fasting update after 18 hours
Wednesday, February 12, 2014      7 comments

So far so good! I woke up this morning not feeling hungry. I spent an extra hour in bed reading a good book. My teeth and gums felt fine this morning so I should have no trouble when I get the permanent crown if I can keep this fast up until the... Read more
Unplanned Fasting for a few days
Wednesday, February 12, 2014      16 comments

I did not plan this and this fast is neither religious in nature nor a weight loss tool. I had a crown prep done 5 days ago and keep getting food caught between the gum line and the tooth, leading to pain and keeping the gums from reattaching... Read more
Why you don't want to get a puppy from a pet store
Monday, February 10, 2014      9 comments

Here is a short video (3 minutes) that gives a great summary of why pet stores are a very bad place to get a puppy or dog. bestfriends.org/What-We-
Do/Our-Work/Initiatives/Pu
ppy-Mill-Initiatives/ Birgit... Read more
An organic farmer against Monsanto contamination
Sunday, February 09, 2014      8 comments

This lawsuit seems to be the first of it's kind and could set a precedent. But only if enough people support this farmer. action.fooddemocracynow.
org/sign/i_am_steve_marsh/
?rd=1&t=4&referring_akid=1
160.278959.08UqPj ... Read more
Are you eating lots of "Natural" foods?
Saturday, February 08, 2014      8 comments

My health-conscious 16-year-old daughter just found this little gem on youtube, quite entertaining and clarifying a few things: www.youtube.com/watch?v=
AftZshnP8fs Enjoy and pass it along to your friends if... Read more
Please speak up on this GMO issue
Saturday, February 08, 2014      3 comments

The issue is a likely huge increase in the spraying of the pesticide 2, 4- D www.motherearthnews.com/
nature-and-environment/gen
etically-modified-crops-24
d-herbicide-zb0z1401zsto.a
spx?newsletter=1&utm_sourc
e=Sailthru... Read more
Would you eat chicken if you knew the facts?
Friday, February 07, 2014      14 comments

The facts about factory-farmed chicken that is. Food and Water Watch made a very short summary of it in video format (under 2 minutes): www.foodandwaterwatch.or
g/pressreleases/humorous-n
ew-video-tells-the-real-st
or... Read more
Sugar and cancer
Tuesday, February 04, 2014      11 comments

I know from my own experience with cancer that for all those who are dealing with cancer either themselves or a loved one, finding ways to deal with often can't wait very long and new findings should not be ignored. In this spirit I am pass... Read more
What a wonderful world
Sunday, February 02, 2014      14 comments

Just a 2 minute video. Enjoy your Sunday and get out in the natural world for a little while. www.youtube.com/embed/au
So1MyWf8g?rel=0 ... Read more
Some hard statistics about diabetes and pre-diabetes
Tuesday, January 28, 2014      6 comments

These statistics are from the website of the American Diabetes Association and are helpful for anyone who is not sure if high blood sugars are really that big of a problem. It is possible that the actual figures for every category are actually h... Read more
Monsanto shareholder meeting public
Monday, January 27, 2014      5 comments

This is a short excerpt of what "Food Democracy Now" just published: "For the first time, Monsanto is allowing the public to hear what’s going on in their shareholder meetings. Following pressure by activists, Monsanto has agreed to provide... Read more
Future of Nutrition Conference starting today
Monday, January 27, 2014      8 comments

Signing up and listening is free. Go check it out here: futureofnutritionconfere
nce.com/conference/future-
of-nutrition/ I'm listening to the talk about food addiction right now and I find it very good. I als... Read more
Sleep and why not getting enough messes everything up and how to fix it
Monday, January 20, 2014      13 comments

Weight, energy levels, drug and food addictions, blood pressure, blood glucose levels, stress, memory loss, even mental illness... This is a short video that will be worth your time: www.ted.com/talks/russel
l_foster_why_do_... Read more
Ken Robinson on Education in America
Sunday, January 19, 2014      5 comments

This guy is brilliant: www.ted.com/talks/ken_ro
binson_how_to_escape_educa
tion_s_death_valley.html Discussion encouraged. Birgit... Read more
Kindness - The gift that keeps on giving
Sunday, January 19, 2014      12 comments

Kindness : the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate. It's a very simple word, really. It does not require lengthy explanations or lend itself to writing whole books about like LOVE or PEACE. Kindness is more about doing t... Read more

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