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Better Sleep, Quick Tip #2

Create a Bedtime Routine Those of us who are parents, know just how important a set bed time and a quite bed time routine can be when it comes to getting small children to sleep at night. The same rules apply to adults, maybe even more so. Having a regular bedtime helps maintain our bodies …

Gary Taubes – Why We Get Fat

This talk given by, respected Investigative Journalist, Gary Taubes is a must see for anyone interested in the truth about why we get fat. Gary Taubes is an investigative science and health journalist and co-founder of the non-profit Nutrition Science Initiative (NuSI.org). He is also the recipient of a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Investigator Award in …

The Truth About Vegetable Oils.

For years, doctors have been advising us to choose vegetable oils like, canola and soy, over other oils such as, coconut oil and butter. As it turns out, this well intended advice was bad advice. You see, vegetable oils like: soy, corn, canola, cotton seed, sunflower, and safflower, are all refined oils, which means that …

Healthy Food Tip #2 – Greek Yogurt

It has been shown in studies that even trace amounts of toxins in our bodies can have damaging effects on our health. With this knowledge in hand, I have chosen to go as organic as possible in my diet. I have found it surprisingly difficult to find full fat, grass fed, organic Greek yogurt. I did …