Wellness Articles

The Skinny on Glucose

Sugar. Most of us love it. We’re meant to love it; if we weren’t, why would our tongues have dedicated sweet receptors? So, sugar is not the enemy, no matter what the fad diet doctor of the moment would have us believe. The problem is that for most of human history, our access to sweets…
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Miracle of Bone Broth

There are blogs written all over this country singing the praises of bone broth.  It is easy to see why this simple, yet amazing food is finally catching the attention of many top nutritional experts even though bone broth has been used for centuries to heal, rebuild, strengthen and detoxify. But with the introduction of…
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The Importance of Bitters

What Are Bitters? Bitters have been part of traditional cultures for thousands of years as evidenced by the consumption of an aperitif, a bitter drink enjoyed just before a meal. It was thought that these strong-tasting cocktails would stimulate digestion, specifically in the stomach, helping to reduce any after-meal discomfort. In western cultures, we have…
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Breast Cancer Protection

As the leading cause of cancer in women, breast cancer awareness has become a national movement. October is the only time of the year you will find grown men wearing pink T-shirts or pink bands proclaiming “I Love Breasts” around their wrists. Countless numbers of individuals and non-profit organizations, including the well-known Susan G. Komen…
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Pink Pineapple

Recently, food producer Del Monte announced the release of its new genetically engineered pineapple, “Rosé,” which will have pink flesh as compared to the traditional yellow varieties. The FDA, after reviewing information provided by Del Monte about the safety of their new pineapple, they stated “the new pineapple is as safe and nutritious as its…
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The Dangers of Bioidentical Hormones

The use of ‘bioidentical hormones’ has become somewhat of an epidemic. The internet is loaded with websites boasting the miraculous benefits of using bioidenticals for just about anything including weight loss, anti-aging, insomnia and of course ‘hormone-balancing.’ Men are now in the cross-hairs of the ‘Low-T” marketing campaign which conveniently describes their most common symptoms…
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