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Are Hidden Chemicals Making You Overweight?

Are you having trouble losing unwanted extra weight even though you exercise regularly and eat a healthy diet and exercise?  Maybe the plastics in your life are adding inches to your waistline.  Resea…

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5 Yogurts That Are Worse Than Doughnuts

Most people assume that all yogurt is healthy. But that common misconception is causing people to ingest a lot more sugar than they bargained for. As part of my research for my upcoming book, The Prob…

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Childhood Bullying Linked to Adult Inflammatory Diseases

Earlier this month, I wrote about the lingering effects of childhood bullying and how adults continue to suffer mental, emotional and even financial challenges resulting from the traumatic abuse they …

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Are Unhealthy Diets a Greater Threat Than Tobacco?

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has boldly stepped into the food wars, claiming that an unhealthy diet is a greater global health risk than tobacco. The statement w…

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Forget Cannabis, The 3 Most Deadly Drugs Are Completely Legal

Regardless of where you stand on marijuana legalization, you have to admit: Marijuana is a fairly harmless drug in comparison to many other entirely legal drugs. While marijuana has 0 attributed death…

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Are Food Dyes Damaging Your Child’s Health?

I love the look of fresh food almost as much as the taste. Some people say you eat with your eyes, and I understand this concept. Bright berries, multi-colored tomatoes and corn, and brilliant pumpkin…

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The Weed that Beats Superbugs

Looking out my office window, I see a beautiful natural setting and a small lawn covered in bright yellow flowers and I wonder:  "Why do so many people despise dandelions?"  While they think up new an…

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Study Shows Girls Have Always Been Better at School

A new international peer-reviewed study has concluded that over the last century, girls have always outperformed boys to get higher grades in school.  The findings, published in the American Psycholog…

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10 Ways Childhood Bullying Stays With You for Life

Everywhere I turn these days there seems to be another newspaper or online story about childhood bullying and the often tragic effects on children. Too often, a suicide or criminal activity is linked …

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Protein Powder Primer: Whey or No Whey?

I have many clients who tell me they want to cut back on meat but they are worried about getting enough protein every day.  I tell them about the great, delicious vegetarian sources of whole food prot…

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Am wondering if I could use an alternative flour, like almond, in order to keep the carb count …

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Not sure about this. I don't think meditation is going to solve the unrest in the Middle East. What…

Better than throwing them away or having them become eventual animal traps and hazards. Thanks Lisa.…

In my job I meet and greet many dog owners and a host of different varieties of dog. Most of the dog…