What’s the Safest Seafood to Eat?

The FDA recently released it’s “final advice” on which fish to eat and which to avoid. It’s not much different than in previous years – save a new attempt to make the info more accessible. All good, right? Not according to The Center for Science in the Public Interest, (CSPI), a nonprofit advocacy group. CSPI […]

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bone broth

8 Things You Need to Know About Bone Broth & Your Health

As a person interested in health, you’ve probably heard about bone broth by now. Many traditional cultures use it as a healing agent. Some consider it an almost magical elixir. A quick look at the benefits attributed to it may have you wanting to gulp the stuff daily. It may repair leaky gut syndrome.The gelatin […]

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Improve Your Oral Health with One Lifestyle Change

With 2016 now a memory, you might be thinking of improvements to make in this new year. And if one of those involves your oral health, we’ve got some good news for you. You may be able to do wonders for your mouth with just one lifestyle change. Now, we’ve all been told at one […]

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Andean quinoa salad

The Tiny Seed That Packs a Big Nutritional Punch: Quinoa

When you think about nutritious foods, you realize pretty quickly that there’s an abundance available to us. Good thing, because providing your body with the nutrition it needs requires a diverse diet. Still, we’d like to draw your attention to one particular food that you may have heard of but not yet tried: quinoa. It’s […]

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Weston A. Price & Traditional Foods in the Nourished Kitchen

Dentist Weston A. Price traveled the world to discover the cause of dental decay and physical degradation. Ahead of his time, Dr. Price believed that the modern diet was the root cause of dental issues. He believed the return to a traditional diet could restore dental and general health. In this interview, blogger and author […]

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heirloom tomatoes

6 Ways to Get More Nutrients Now

Summer tomatoes are great! Not only are they delicious, they’re full of flavonoid antioxidants such as lycopene – credited with lowering the risk of heart disease and cancer – and zeaxanthin, which may protect eyes from age-related macular disease, not to mention vitamin A and carotenes, vitamin C, potassium, folate and vitamin K. In an […]

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Food’s Defense on a Warming Planet

Just like people, plants react when they’re stressed. And according to a new report from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), they’re doing just that. Everyday edible crops such as wheat and maize are stepping up the amount of toxins they generate to protect themselves from extreme weather patterns linked to climate change. Eaten over […]

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A Wakeup Call to the Sugary Soft Drink Makers

Recently, US district court judge Edward M. Chen rejected industry efforts to stop a San Francisco law requiring a health warning for sodas and sugar-sweetened drinks. Good. People’s health should take precedence over the financial interests of industry and its misleading marketing. True, the warning isn’t required for newspaper, magazine or television ads, menus, or […]

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Fish Oil as Health Risk? Sifting Through to the Facts

There’s no doubt that when it comes to preserving and maintaining health, we can be faced with lots of challenges. One way more people are choosing to deal with some of those challenges is through supplements. Consider fish oil. Rarely are its benefits disputed. Conditions that fish oil has been reported to help include Heart […]

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Organic Food: A Vote for Health

When it comes to your mouth, you know that what you eat matters. Eat less sugar and refined carbs, you reduce plaque formation. This is important because there’s a clear link between the bacteria found on in your mouth and the microbes involved with chronic inflammatory diseases like diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. When it […]

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