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Skip Milk? 5 Reasons Why

There do not appear to be any other benefits of dairy (apart from being the source of whey protein) and to make matters worse, dairy seems to have detrimental effects to your health. Milk should b…

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Coffee, Toads, Dark Chocolate and the Oil Spill – Weekly Highlights

What a week it has been! First, the good news: Dark chocolate has more iron than beef? Really?!? Read all about it and then go indulge! And what about coffee? Good, bad, or in-between? Check out Co…

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Calcium: Collard Greens Have More Than Milk

According to this article from the Harvard School of Public Health, one cup of collard greens contains 357 milligrams of calcium, but a cup of milk has 306. Collard greens also are one of the leafy gr…

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Get Calcium Without Relying on Cow’s Milk

Last week I blogged about Mommy's Milk Cheese. For the brave and vegan, this is likely a great way to receive vitamins and minerals like calcium in the diet. For the less experimental, there are …

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A Tale of Kale with Brigitte Mars

In the color spectrum, green is at the center of the rainbow, representing balance, healing, emotional stability, love, peace and rejuvenation. Green foods are power packed with nutrients, energizing,…

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Should I Drink Milk to Prevent Osteoporosis?

Although I believe whey protein, which comes from dairy is a great source of protein, I do not believe dairy is healthy in general. We have all been brainwashed to think that dairy products streng…

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Vegetable Lamb for Osteoporosis

According to a new study in the ACS monthly Journal of Natural Products, the charming "vegetable lamb" plant (once believed to bear fruit that ripened into a living baby sheep!) produces substances th…

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Simplifying Supplements

By Carmel Wroth, Ode Magazine Studies have repeatedly shown that the typical Western diet corresponds to higher risks of heart disease, cancer and other chronic conditions, such as diabetes. Br…

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The Healing Weeds in Your Yard

Many of the lawn-and-garden weeds that people kill with toxic herbicides actually contain health-giving properties and vital nutrients often missing from foods grown in depleted soil. A weedy lawn …

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Life Force Diet: Dump the Dairy

In the same way that we've become accustomed to thinking of meat as the only source of protein, we've come to think of dairy prod­ucts as the only source of calcium. This myth is having detrimental ef…

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