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When a coach binges…loses control by Tara B. Patient Expert Posted Tue 07 Jun 2011 1:41pm Somehow people think that coaches, trainers and the like never lose control blow it. Well, they (I) do! and did I just bought some nuts and lots of them and needless to say I also ate lots of them too…combined with some really scrumptious, tempting, sinful healthy organic dark chocolate candy. (I’d take a pic but ... Read on »
Latest San Francisco Chronicle column: processed v. real foods by Dr. Marion Nestle Doctor of Philosophy Posted Sun 05 Dec 2010 9:42am “Minimally processed food a health goal ” is the title of today’s Food Matters column in the San Francisco Chronicle. Q: I may be preaching to the choir here, but isn’t eating a variety of unprocessed (or at least minimally processed) foods the best way to make sure your diet is healthy? A: Indeed it is, and processing is the healthful ... Read on »
The Health Benefits Of Colon Cleansing by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Thu 01 Sep 2011 3:53am If you wonder why the local health food store is stocking their shelves up on enemas, colonics and other colon cleansing products, consider the typical American diet. It’s no wonder they eventually develop a whole plethora of colon problems. Sugar and refined foods seem to be the biggest culprit for contributing to an unhealthy colon. Dele ... Read on »
Top 10 Health Marketing Buzz Words (Ripe for Skepticism) by Mark S. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 01 Jul 2008 11:00am We’ve talked at length about the health benefits of certain foods, even going so far as to label them “Smart Fuels.” And, while we stand by our statements that there are foods out there that are particularly good for you once the marketing masterminds at food manufacturing firms catch wind of it, these poor foods are hailed as the new wonder foo ... Read on »
Are You a Food Snob? by Charlotte H. Patient Expert Posted Wed 17 Feb 2010 6:09pm I'll admit it: I'm a recovering food snob. I used to think that with food you get what you pay for. I'd agonize over not being able to afford organic produce and go out of my way to a myriad of health stores to find the latest supplements. The worst part was my self-righteous attitude as I filled my basket with Trader Joe's organic, cane-swe ... Read on »
Is the Hidden Unfermented Soy in Your Foods Contributing to Illness? by jeanneg99 Posted Mon 14 Mar 2011 10:45am This is another terrific article from Dr. Joseph Mercola, M.D. Soy is touted as a health food, but the soy found in many processed foods is a far, far cry from soy originally tested for health benefits. Article: Is the Hidden Unfermented Soy in Your Foods Contributing to Illness? I discovered many years ago that my body doesn't tolera ... Read on »
Sunday Pancakes by Nat Carter Posted Sat 02 Mar 2013 7:00pm Pancakes have to be one of the best weekend breakfast's would you agree? They go hand in hand with peanut butter and bacon sandwiches (a favourite of mine) and not to mention a roast dinner! "Arggggh but don't all those foods make you like so so fat?" I hear you say..... I love food and I practice moderation. I no longer binge on junk foo ... Read on »
Are You Also Being Deceived into Eating Fake Frankenfoods? by Mark Hyman, M.D. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 16 Sep 2008 11:55pm 2 Comments Should we buy food with health claims on the label? These days, we are seeing more and more health claims that go beyond the usual. These include “trans fat-free,” “gluten-free,” “heart healthy,” and foods spiked with vitamins, such as my new favorite: Diet Coke Plus, with vitamins and minerals. We see whole-grain Pop Tarts and Tyson chicke ... Read on »
FASTING INFORMATION by stevenluch Posted Fri 02 Apr 2010 12:00am Fasting What is Fasting? Fasting is a period of abstinence from all food or specific items. Fluids are consumed in sufficient quantity to satisfy thirst and physiologic requirements. During the absence of food, the body will systematically cleanse itself of everything except vital tissue. Starvation will occur only w ... Read on »
Laurel On Health Food | Health Food, Healthy Eating, and Nutrition by onhealthfood Posted Wed 12 Jan 2011 3:00am   Laurel on Health Food is a blog about nutrition, healthy eating, and health food. It summarizes articles in the news, lists healthy recipes, offers tips and personal feedback on healthy eating, and reports on nutritional research. Laurel is a writer, blogger, and certified holistic health counselor/health coach living in New ... Read on »