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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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Are plants preferable to animal foods for optimal health and digestive wellness?

by The inspiration for this post was a recent question from a reader on my Facebook page regarding a live interview on the Cancer Summit with Dr. Natasha Campbell McBride, author of Gut and Psychology Syndrome.  The topic is whether we…
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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: low-fat foods

by Nearly four years ago on my other web site, Agriculture Society, I started a series called Deceptions in the Food Industry where I discussed the fallacies of processed foods, and faulty claims made on labels of many foods you…
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