NEWS & STUFF

Understanding Detoxification

(Excerpt from “From Here To Longevity” by Dr. Mitra Ray) It’s not enough to dispel old myths; we have to be willing to live new truths. Eating right should be fairly simple, and it shouldn’t require measuring every gram of food that we eat.  Nor should eating right require that we carry an elaborate list…

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Do you have the six hidden hazards in YOUR home?

June 2012 issue of Consumer Reports Canada lists six hidden hazards in your home as: household cleaners old lead-based paint invisible killers: carbon monoxide and radon combustion of particles or gases interior mold air fresheners, candles and incense Here are some of the highlights I got from the article. Most cleaning products are not safe,…

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Easy Coconut Chocolate Squares

This recipe is easy, healthy, gluten-free, dairy-free, uncooked, and very yummy!  Even the kids can make these squares.  There are lots of options.  Let us know how yours turn out. Ingredients:  ½ cup maple syrup (or honey, or ¼ of each) ¼ cup coconut butter (room temperature so it is soft) ¼ cup cocoa powder…

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Beet-Lovers Easy Yummy Salad

Beets are a very healthy superfood for the whole family.  In my kitchen, they are especially useful because they store so well, and don’t go rotten on you before you have had a chance to eat them.  But wait till you hear the best part, just in case you need convincing.  Beets are a good…

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Going Beyond the Cleanse

By Michael Donaldson, PhD Excerpts from “Back to the Garden” magazine, March/April 2007. Constipation is a major issue in America. More than 4 million Americans have frequent constipation and spend $725 million on laxative products each year. Constipation is more than just annoying. If your colon isn’t working right, toxins tend to get reabsorbed by…

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Could Your Bathroom Habits Increase Your Risk of Parkinson’s?

Did you know that the number of times you visit a bathroom every day can determine your risk of Parkinson’s disease?  I know it sounds crazy, but it’s true. I had a patient several years ago who suffered from an extreme case of Parkinson’s disease.  But, strangely enough, she would make a dramatic recovery any…

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Doctors Don’t Know Squat

How the modern commode contributes to appendicitis and the other diseases such as cancer, diverticulosis, colitis and irritable bowel syndrome. by Jonathan Isbit (http://naturesplatform.com) The term “appendicitis” was coined in 1886 by a Harvard anatomy professor named Reginald Heber Fitz.  Most people assume that the disease has always afflicted humanity.  But actually, it’s only been…

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The Perils of Toxic Waists

“The Perils of Toxic Waists” – The Canadian Living Magazine, Feb, 2008 The Study: Researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas investigated the reliability of waist circumference as a measurement of heart disease risk. Findings:  Subjects who developed fat around the middle had a greater risk of having a heart attack…

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