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Top 20 Frankenfoods to Avoid

Genetically-modified (GM) foods and food ingredients have infiltrated our food supply, tainting what was once healthy. While agri-businesses continue to claim they are safe, increasing amounts of rese…

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The Shocking Truth About Protein Bars, Shakes & ‘Enhanced’ Foods

"Protein-enhanced" is the new catch-all phrase by food and beverage manufacturers. Everywhere I turn I see another product boasting that it contains protein. But is this growing trend actually benefic…

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New Hampshire Initiates Bill to Label Genetically-Modified Foods

Now that genetically-modified foods will soon require labeling in Maine, New Hampshire is considering following suit. The House subcommittee has begun work on a GMO-Labeling bill that would require fo…

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Monsanto Stock in Danger, Investor Warns

I was shocked to read a story in Canada's highly conservative national newspaper, The Globe and Mail, a couple of days ago in which well-known investor and columnist Chris Umiastowski, P.Eng., MBA, wa…

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More Meat Equals More Inflammation

OK, the link between higher amounts of meat and inflammation isn't exactly news to most people but it's always great when research backs up our understanding: eating more meat spells higher inflammati…

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Take Time to Nurture Yourself

Women are often the primary nurturers. Women carry the pregnancy and breast-feed the baby. They are the epicenter of healthcare decisions for the family and are more likely to be the caregiver whe…

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Dairy-Free Peach Pineapple Ice Cream

This is one of the most delicious ice creams I've ever tasted.  It's so good no one will know it is healthy or vegan.  Yet it couldn't be easier to make.  Not only does it offer plentiful amounts of p…

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6 Little-Known Heart Health Boosters

When it comes to heart health, many people are already familiar with the old standbys like exercise, garlic, magnesium and flax.  But these aren’t the only ways to prevent heart disease or to boost yo…

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Valentine’s Day Heart-Healing Superfoods

Forget the budget-busting exotic superfoods, these heart-healing superfoods are readily available and affordable.  Some may be as close as your backyard.  Here are my picks: Almonds—Skip the unheal…

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Raw Vegan Chocolate Truffles

Looking for a way to impress your Valentine?  Here’s a quick and simple, healthy and decadent treat sure to impress.  No one will know how healthy they are.  Plus they are rich in calcium and magnesiu…

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