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Vaccination or Nutrition? Why Vitamin A, C and other nutrients can prevent disease

by What role do nutrients from real food play in prevention and recovery from disease? Vitamin A is critical for absorption of protein in the foods we eat and immune system function.  USDA Dietary Recommendations call for low-fat and fat-free…
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Eating healthy while on-the-go: real food for travel!

by It’s summer! Travel season is in full swing. What can you do to ensure you eat healthy? When traveling, finding healthful food choices can be challenging. However, with a little planning and preparation, there are a number of healthy…
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Can we prevent food poisoning and “stomach bugs”?

by Most of us are all-too-familiar with the feeling: the sudden onset of slow, churning in your stomach followed by fever, body aches, malaise, and loss of appetite. Eventually you cannot keep anything down.  It seems the illness must inevitably…
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Why organic milk falls short on nutrition

by Conventional milk can contain residue from hormones, antibiotics, herbicide residue and GMOs. The use of these substances has been associated with health issues both for animals as well humans. According to Organic Consumer’s Association, the use of genetically-modified recombinant bovine growth…
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Deceptions in the food industry: antibiotic-free and hormone-free animal foods

by In this Deceptions in The Food Industry series, I uncover some of the most common deceptions found in the industry that produces and sells the foods we consume. Today I will discuss the fallacies of meat and other animal…
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My Wellness Wednesday interview with Dr. Karen Lee on GAPS to heal insomnia and anxiety, GMOs, and Leaky Gut

by Hear my conversation with Dr. Karen Lee from Wholistic Vitality on Wellness Wednesday on Leaky Gut, GMOs, and how I healed from digestive issues and insomnia, panic, and anxiety with GAPS! Are you suffering from insomnia, panic, or anxiety? If…
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Is Glyphosate in Roundup a factor in digestive, brain, and other health disorders?

by Do you have gluten-intolerance, wheat sensitivities, Celiac disease, or some other digestive issue? Although we’ve seen a great deal of literature and evidence pointing to wheat and in particular, gluten, as a culprit of digestive illness, wheat may not…
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Ways to aid your body in digesting fats

by Does your body have trouble digesting fats? Maybe you have consumed low-fat products for a period of time and/or consumed modern, artificial fats such as vegetable oils (canola, soy, or corn). Or, maybe you have added real, traditional fats back…
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