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The Healing Power of Trees

Iíve had the good fortune to live in a wide range of places: in the city, in the rainforest, in the desert, in a canyon, in the mountains, beside the ocean, and numerous other places. I learned a lot …

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Monsanto’s Roundup Found in Animals with Birth Defects

Danish farmer Ib Borup Pederson had reared hogs for decades. So he was alarmed when he observed a growing incidence of malformations and birth defects in his newborn piglets. The deformities included:…

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Study Shows Herb as Effective as High Blood Pressure Drug

Most people already know the health benefits of eating olive oil on a regular basis, but an increasing amount of research is showing that olive oil isnít the only therapeutic part of these trees. The …

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Do You Have the Guts for a Healthy Body Weight?

You may be shocked to learn that approximately half of your bodyís cells are actually bacteria and that an additional 100 trillion bacteria inhabit various parts of your body and play critical roles i…

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How Much Sugar Starbucks Actually Pours Into Your Drink

When we think of fattening foods most of us think of fast foods, decadent desserts, fried foods, or TV dinners. Weíre far less likely to consider our Starbucks habit as the reason for our spare tire, …

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The Spice that Could Help Boost Memory in Just One Hour

Now thereís one more reason to enjoy your favorite curry dish. Turmeric, a spice commonly found in many Indian curry dishes, has been found to improve memory and cognition in as little as one hour. …

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Coconut Waffles (Gluten-Free, Dairy Free)

These gluten-free, dairy-free, fiber-full waffles are so delicious youíll soon forget how healthy they are. I developed this recipe for my book 60 Seconds to Slim but they are also perfect for a leisu…

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The Gingerbread Spice that Helps Treat and Prevent Diabetes

Who doesnít love the gingerbread cookies found at so many holiday gatherings this season? But gingerbread cookies and houses arenít the only reasons to love this delicious spice. New research found th…

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11 Easy Ways to Cut Your Sugar Intake During the Holidays

Just because the holidays are here doesnít mean that your healthy eating habits should take a holiday. Adapted from my book 60 Seconds to Slim, here are 11 simple ways to cut your sugar intake and sti…

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The Holiday Spice that Boosts Mood, Fights Depression

Who doesnít love the taste of ground nutmeg over a holiday hot chocolate or latte? Itís not only the classic eggnog spice, itís perfect in spice cookies and other holiday fare. While delicious holiday…

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