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The Right Fats for Weight Loss

Here’s a shocking weight loss secret: Adding the right fats to your diet, via foods or supplements, can make it easier for you to lose weight.
Motor up your metabolism with Omega 3s. A recent Australian study found that a daily serving of salmon, tuna, mackerel or sardines not only helped dieters lose an average of […]

By |May 23rd, 2017|Healthy Eating and Drinking, Weight Management|0 Comments

12 Reasons to Eat Your Broccoli

The elder George Bush made a very public display of hating broccoli and pouted that once he became president, no one could make him eat broccoli ever again.

It was his loss.

Maybe presidents can be exempted from eating broccoli, but there are some excellent reasons why we all should chow down on this brilliant green nutrition […]

By |May 19th, 2017|Healthy Eating and Drinking|0 Comments

Low Thyroid: WHY? What to do?

Hypothyroidism seems to be running rampant these days. It’s particularly common in women over 50 who have entered perimenopause or are even fully menopausal when changing hormones can also trigger thyroid problems.

But hypothyroidism is almost always connected with low iodine intake, regardless of age or sex.

Here’s a brief overview of the problem:

Low iodine intake and […]

By |May 12th, 2017|Healthy Eating and Drinking, Supplements|0 Comments

Are Your Vitamins Working? How Can You Tell?

I am frequently asked why we should take any particular supplements and how we know they work.

First, I’ll give you the short answer to the second question: ”We don’t know if they work.”

Yes, I believe everyone needs supplements and, while there is voluminous evidence, on an individual basis, you don’t know if they work for […]

By |May 9th, 2017|Healthy Eating and Drinking, Supplements|1 Comment

Can Too Much Salt Kill You? The Surprising Answer.

We are surrounded by medical mythology, and sometimes downright lies, that is profoundly affecting our lives. The need to restrict our salt intake is just one myth that is costing many of us our health.

Do you have high blood pressure? Does some you love have high blood pressure? If so, no doubt, doctors have admonished […]

By |May 2nd, 2017|Healthy Eating and Drinking|1 Comment

Monsanto-free and bee healthy gardens

It’s gardening time again—and I am so ready for it! I imagine you are, too. My lettuce, spinach and broccoli are in and thriving in the cool spring weather.

Since it’s that time of year, I’m giving you a primer on how to have a healthy, non-GMO garden free of the seed patents that Monsanto has […]

By |April 21st, 2017|Gardening, Grow Your Own, Healthy Eating and Drinking|0 Comments

Chlorella: The Miracle Food from the Sea

We all know how important it is to eat right and exercise to live long, healthy lives. But too often, our good intentions fall by the wayside – usually somewhere between getting through the workday, caring for the kids, cooking dinner, running errands and the thousand other things we do each week.

Don’t you wish it […]

By |April 11th, 2017|Healthy Eating and Drinking, Healthy Lifestyle, Supplements|1 Comment

Health Foods on a Budget: Make Them at Home!

I know, I’m always on the bandwagon for organic foods, minimizing your intake of sugar and eating power nutrient rich foods.

I also know that organic foods are often ridiculously expensive.

I also know we’re all crazy busy and we don’t have hours a day to prepare super healthy meals. Sometimes we don’t; even have minutes to […]

By |March 31st, 2017|Economic Survival, Healthy Eating and Drinking|0 Comments

Eat More Salt to Restore Your Health

From Kathleen:
This is an excerpt from our  book, The Calcium Lie II: What Your Doctor Still Doesn’t Know by Kathleen Barnes and Robert Thompson, M.D. It may seem counter-intuitive to you and certainly flies in the face of what most doctors will tell you, but eating more salt may be the answer to many health […]

By |March 7th, 2017|Book Excerpts, Healthy Eating and Drinking|0 Comments

The whey to jazz up your morning or afternoon smoothie

A morning smoothie is a great way to start the day or to pick up flagging energy in mid-afternoon. I’m an afternoon smoothie person, since I’ve discovered that anything sweet in the morning, even if it’s just healthy fruit, tends to increase my appetite throughout the day. But that little bit of sweetness as a […]

By |February 28th, 2017|Healthy Eating and Drinking|0 Comments