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Super Foods for a long, healthy life!

February 13, 2014

I know the names Acai (pronounced ahh Sigh Eee), Cacao (pronounced Ca Cow) and Goji sound like exotic, foreign substances, but the truth is these are nutrient-dense “superfoods” that are rapidly gaining in popularity.  And my prediction is, as more of us focus on ways to live longer, healthier lives, these strange sounding powders and berries […]

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Raising Healthy Kids in a Toxic World

January 7, 2014

I don’t usually pull the “age card” in our youth oriented society, but I’m going to just put it out there and tell you that I am a grandmother of 7 kids and I have been a pediatric registered nurse for 36 years!   Now, neither of these admissions alone, or in combination, makes me a […]

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Getting Healthy Before Getting Pregnant

August 22, 2013

You might be surprised to find out just how little attention is paid to this concept in our culture. Yet, today, with 1 in 6 children affected by either a neurological, behavioral or developmental disorder (including 1 in 50 with autism) and 53% of our kids affected by one or more chronic illness (such as […]

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What Do Cigarettes, Sugar and Vaccines Have in Common?

April 4, 2013

In 1958 the Center for Disease Control (undoubtedly influenced by Big Tobacco) announced:                              “Smoking does not cause lung cancer” In the 1970’s, the Sugar Industry began its well-funded PR campaign to shift public opinion away from the health destroying effects of sugar.  Documents have recently been unearthed from the archives at Colorado University’s library […]

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Stop the Insanity! The Over-Drugging of a Nation

January 16, 2013

The Over-Drugging of a Nation

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The Fats of Life

December 26, 2012

Since I proclaim to be an advocate of eating a healthy diet to prevent and treat many chronic illnesses, you might ask “why would I devote an entire article to fat?” Well, before you dismiss the topic or label me a nutritional heretic, hear me out: I’m not talking about packing on the pounds or […]

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Busting 4 Myths About Raising Healthy Children

August 18, 2012

Bust These 4 Myths! Cow’s Milk is Mandatory:  Of course children need calcium and other essential nutrients for proper growth and development. However, consuming milk from another animal is not necessarily the best way to get these. Additionally, we are the only species who seeks nourishment from another animal’s milk.   Although the American Dairy Council […]

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