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Food Sources of Vitamin D Aren’t Created Equal

When thinking about getting enough vitamin D, almost everyone thinks of the hot ball of fire in the sky: the sun. While sunshine is the best way to soak in this nutrient, you may not always get the op…

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Does Your Cat Love Fish?

If your cat loves fish, he has lots of company! However, it’s really not a good idea to feed fish to your cat; and here's why: The primary fish used in cat food are salmon, tuna, and tilefish (ocea…

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Are You Toxic from Mercury?

“Mercury exposure and toxicity is a prevalent and significant public health threat,” according to physicians Drs. Mercola and Klinghardt.  A well-established neurotoxin—a substance that is damaging to…

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New Frankensalmon May Invade U.S.

Over the past several weeks, the US Department of Agriculture approved more genetically-engineered (GE) foods: Alfalfa (which becomes hay and then food for animals that becomes food for humans) …

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Does Your Brain Need an Oil Change?

Humans really are fat heads.  About sixty percent of the human brain is fat.  To maintain proper brain health, you need to get adequate fat from your diet.  But, not just any fat will do.  Some fats…

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How to Cook Succulent Salmon and Veggies with Kids (video)

Whether it’s warm or cold outside, this Mediterranean meal is super easy to make and gets the kids in the kitchen to lend a hand. When you give kids a job to do, no matter whether they are toddlers or…

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Friday Freakout: Genetically Modified Salmon Swims Onto Your Plate

Salmon is not what it used to be. You could easily say that about all or any wild fish (especially after reading Paul Greenberg's excellent Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food) but wild salmon…

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Is There Really Such a Thing as Brain Food?

Take a long hard look at a shelled walnut. It really looks very little like the majority of other nuts, and closer than anything, it resembles a human brain. Does the visual resemblance qualify it…

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Two Million Baby Salmon Released in California River

The American River used to have a healthy salmon population. Today, however, many of the wild salmon are gone, so they are having to be introduced by the California Dept. of Fish and Game to prevent t…

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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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