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Book Review: Is Your Hair Made of Donuts? (Children’s Nutrition)

Book Review: Is Your Hair Made of Donuts? (Children’s Nutrition)

Written by on January 16, 2012 in Health with 0 Comments

Whether the subject is religion, education, politics, or even eating — when you swim against the current, you’d better be strong, confident, and resilient.  Parents who work to feed their children nutritious foods know this well.
The Sea Change
Around the world and throughout time, the choice of what to eat has been made by adults combining […]

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Eat Healthier with Smaller Portions

Eat Healthier with Smaller Portions

Written by on August 15, 2011 in Health

Americans love to eat, but being healthy starts with smaller portions! Learn how to correctly portion healthy foods to improve your diet and nutrition in this free video.

According to wellness expert Lisa La Barr, we should use our two fists to determine how much food to eat per meal. When we feel satisfied, not full, […]

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Top 10 Worst Drinks

Top 10 Worst Drinks

Written by on August 9, 2011 in Nutrition with 0 Comments

Natalie counts down the 10 worst popular drinks. Chances are if you eat an average American diet, you drank at least three of these today.
In a fast food nation, eating healthy food becomes difficult to do. Yet a poor diet contributes to low energy, obesity, stress, health problems and high medical bills.
If you eat better, […]

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Top 10 Worst Foods

Top 10 Worst Foods

Written by on August 8, 2011 in Health with 0 Comments

Natalie counts down the 10 worst foods you could eat. Chances are if you eat an average American diet, you ate at least three of these unhealthy foods today.

In a fast food nation, eating healthy food becomes difficult to do. Yet a poor diet contributes to low energy, obesity, stress, health problems and high medical […]

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Eating Right Can Reduce Cholesterol

Eating Right Can Reduce Cholesterol

Written by on July 20, 2011 in Nutrition

Learn how to eat right to reduce cholesterol in this free health video. Dr. Susan Jewell discusses some basic tips to reduce cholestrol.

Here’s a list of some foods to AVOID if you have high cholesterol:

Whole-milk dairy products (e.g., ice cream)
Processed meats (e.g., hot dogs)
Fried foods (e.g., donuts)

Here’s a list of heart HEALTHY foods:

Fruits & vegetables
Nuts […]

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Eating with the Season, Part IV: Autumn

Eating with the Season, Part IV: Autumn

Written by on September 21, 2008 in Health

A Traditional Chinese Medicine Approach to Nutrition
by Allie Chee
In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), human emotions and physical health are seen as deeply intertwined—as mutual correlations. As the body houses the mind, nourishing our body allows for proper functioning of the mind and supports clear, positive thought. Positive thought and a healthy mind create a peaceful […]

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Eating with the Season: Summertime

Eating with the Season: Summertime

Written by on June 20, 2008 in Health

Why do we cheat on ourselves?
As I was writing this weekend, my ten-year old son approached my desk and said he had “a confession”. That always peaks a mother’s interest. He said, “I was really looking forward to my friend’s slumber party so I could celebrate by having cake and soda. Then I realized that […]

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Eating with the Season, Part II: Springtime

Eating with the Season, Part II: Springtime

Written by on April 1, 2008 in Features, Health

by Allison Ellis
If it’s good for you, isn’t it good for you all the time?
In Part I of our series, Eating with the Season, we discussed Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Nutrition principles, stating that the foods we eat all have specific energetic properties (cooling, heating, descending, dispersing, etc.) and can strongly affect specific organs. Eating […]

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Healthy Diet Tips : How to Use Vitamins to Increase Metabolism

Healthy Diet Tips : How to Use Vitamins to Increase Metabolism

Written by on March 21, 2008 in Health

Learn tips to naturally diet and lose weight in this… video clip about how to use vitamins in weight loss.

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Managing Diabetes Naturally

Managing Diabetes Naturally

Written by on March 2, 2008 in Features, Health

Glucose, a form of simple sugar is the basic fuel the body uses for energy. In order for our bodies to utilize this sugar however, it must be transported across the cell membrane where it can be used to feed and fuel our cells. For some individuals this transportation of utilization of sugar is impaired. Fortunately, there are a number of natural and alternative health remedies that can help.

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