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Junk Food

Have you ever noticed that after you consume a meal made up of fast food junk food, that your body is still craving and is still hungry. That would be because the lack of nutrition in this junk food does not nourish the cells of your body that good food nourishes. The sodium, transfats, chemicals […]

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Sugar…Cancer’s Fertilizer

Oh my goodness….sugar is so tasty and everything containing sugar is so tasty….no doubt about it. I was in a situation the other day where we were invited to an “ice-cream” function where you could have any and all flavors of ice-cream, toppings etc….. and as much as you wanted. I NEVER eat “conventional” treats […]

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Food Addiction

Food addiction is very common.  Especially today, when fast food is the mainstay of most diets.  This convenience food is laced with ingredients to keep you going back for more. We need food to survive, it gives us pleasure, and it is the center of celebrations.  Food nourishes us, it calms us, it comforts us, […]

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Sugar and Cancer

Sugar is everywhere….in everything you buy that is processed.  There is sugar in foods you never would imagine to contain sugar.  It’s so pervasive, it’s hard to avoid sugar when eating the standard diet.  If it’s not refined white sugar then it’s high fructose corn syrup. Sugar is the BUILDING BLOCK FOR CANCER. I’m not […]

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Vegan VS Standard North American Diet

I AM VEGAN.  I have been for several years now.  I love eating this way.  It is healthy…that is one reason.  Another reason I have become vegan is that I love animals so much that I get sad when I think of the tortuous ways the mainstream food industry is treating animals to get meat and dairy for […]

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Scary Obesity Stats the World Over!

I am a huge fan of Dr. Joseph Mercola, an American doctor who has taken the natural nutrition and lifestyle approach in his practice.  He is a reknown lecturer in the health circles I follow.  I have enjoyed live presentations by Dr. Mercola at health conferences that I have been fortunate to have attended.    Dr. Mercola’s website […]

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High Fructose Corn Syrup

High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is everywhere these days.  It is a SILENT KILLER!!! My advice to you would be to try and avoid it at all cost. What is it…you ask?  It is highly refined liquid sweetener derived from fructose and glucose from corn.  It is cheap, most likely made with genetically modified corn.  It has a long […]

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