Diet/Nutrition

May 2010 Newsletter Sugar Addiction

Posted on May 1, 2010 in Addictions, Ailments/Diseases, Candida, Diet/Nutrition, Emotional/Mental/Spiritual Health, Newsletters | 2 comments

How many of you out there, including myself, have devoured a box of cookies, eaten a pint of ice cream, or couldn’t stop eating the bread and butter served at a restaurant? Why is it that we know sugar and white flour are not good for us but we still can’t stop ourselves? Researchers at Princeton University report that sugar-loving mice demonstrate all three criteria of addiction: increased intake, withdrawal, and cravings that lead to relapse. Previous work has shown that mice deprived of food for several hours and then allowed to binge on sugar water (with concentrations...

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April 2010 Newsletter Top Preventive Measures For Quality Aging

Posted on Apr 1, 2010 in Anti Aging, Diet/Nutrition, Emotional/Mental/Spiritual Health, Exercise & Fitness, Newsletters | 0 comments

Today’s stress (environmental, mental/emotional, dietary) is higher than it has ever been equating to the statistics below. In the U.S.: 1 out of 2 children will have diabetes 1 out of 3 adults will have Type II diabetes 1 out of 3 people will have cancer 1 out of 5 people will have an autoimmune disease Alarming to say the least. It is not uncommon for clients to say to me “what does it matter what I eat and drink, I’m going to die anyway.” My reply, “yes you are…but quality aging is what you are striving for so that through your nineties you are not...

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March Newsletter 2010 Organic and Genetically Modified Foods

Posted on Mar 25, 2010 in Diet/Nutrition, Environmental Health, Laws & Regulations, Newsletters | 0 comments

We hear the words organic and genetically modified foods. What do these terms mean and why is it important to know the facts? Organically farmed animals are those raised without the use of antibiotics, artificial hormones, steroids, or other drugs and chemicals. They are raised on open farmland and allowed to graze and roam freely, getting their dose of fresh air and sunshine. They are also fed clean and healthy organic foods. Organic meat must also not be irradiated or processed with harmful chemicals. Organically farmed animals must not be the offspring of cloned or otherwise genetically...

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December Newsletter 2009 Acid Alkaline Balance

Posted on Mar 25, 2010 in Ailments/Diseases, Diet/Nutrition, Newsletters | 0 comments

Acid/Alkaline Balance What Does This Mean And Why Is It Important? The body has a natural acid/alkaline balance and different parts of the body have different pH values. pH (potential of hydrogen) is the measure of acidity or alkalinity of a solution. The pH scale goes from 0-14. A pH of 7 is neutral and any value below is acidic, and any value above is alkaline. Your blood must stay at 7.35 (alkaline) otherwise if it varies slightly you cannot survive. The stomach has a normal pH of 1.5 to 3.5 making it very acidic to help you breakdown food. When you hear the term you are too acidic...

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August Newsletter 2009 Weight Loss

Posted on Mar 25, 2010 in Ailments/Diseases, Diet/Nutrition, Exercise & Fitness, Newsletters, Women's Health | 0 comments

Weight Loss Summer is here and we want to fit into our lighter wardrobe and bathing suits (if we even dare to put one on). Being at your ideal weight has much greater benefits than just looking good. Keeping fit reduces your chances of having diabetes (1 out of 2 children born after 1980, and 1 out of 3 adults will suffer with type II diabetes in the U.S.), cardiovascular ailments, and other chronic diseases. Say the word “diet” and women in particular will say, “Not again, I’ve tried everything. Just give me a pill.” I wish it were that simple. The key to...

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