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jeanneg99

Prospect, Virginia
I'm a freelance writer, editor and marketing consultant focusing on health and wellness.  I write and editor for numerous websites on alternative health, diets, and more.  My blog explores the contradictory and sometimes crazy world of big pharma, big food, and such "duh"... Full Bio
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What Won't People Do to Ruin Their Health? by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine File this one under "you can't make this stuff up." Why do people do these things? Apparently, that innocuous bottle of bath salts in your cupboard has made its way into ... Read on »
Don't Take Natural Health Too Far by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I'm still scratching my head over an email that came this week from a natural health guru whose content I subscribe to.  As a journalist and editor (I edit LoveToKnow Herbs ... Read on »
The New Starbucks Trenta Cup Is Bigger Than Your Stomach by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine The New Starbucks Trenta Cup Is Bigger Than Your Stomach I literally laughed out loud when I read this. So, Starbucks is introducing a new size, and they can't call it ... Read on »
Neotame and Organic Foods by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Today this article appeared on Dr. Janet Starr Hull's newsletter - Neotame and Organic Foods I had to do a little digging to understand neotame. I'm familiar with aspa ... Read on »
The Checkup - Is food addiction real? by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine An interesting and thought provoking article was posted today - click the link below to read, then come back for the discussion -  The Checkup - Is food addiction real? ... Read on »
Whole Foods makes changes to emphasize health - Yahoo! Finance by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine A few years ago, I was walking into a Whole Foods market with a friend who is a doctor and a real proponent of healthy living. She eats a vegetarian diet and even led an ex ... Read on »
The 15 Worst Health & Diet Myths by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Anytime I see articles such as the one I'm linking to below, I get the pen ready.  I know there's going to be a lot of conventional nonsense trotted out.  Here's the origina ... Read on »
High Fructose Corn Syrup Even Worse than We've Been Told by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine All things in moderation....yet if you're someone like me or like our family, trying to live a healthier lifestyle, and you're depending on food labels to help you track cal ... Read on »
The Truth About Your Weight Gain by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Another ridiculous article....how much more ink are we going to give to this nonsense of "it's the food making you fat!" This list of so-called foods making you fat is bey ... Read on »
Changing behaviors for the New Year | Loretta LaRoche by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Funny lady Loretta LaRoche offers excellent, and somewhat serious, advice for New Year's resolutions. How many times have you "resolved" to lose weight, start a fitness pro ... Read on »
Do Calorie Counts on Menus Matter? by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine We got into a heated debate around here today after watching the news during our lunch hour.  Seems like restaurants in California will now be required to post the nutrition ... Read on »
Why You Feel Like Crap After Christmas by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine This picture says it all. Cookies. Sugar. Overeating. Too much booze, too little sleep. Sounds familiar? I typically eat a very healthy diet. I try to eat about ... Read on »
Vitamin D Update – Carole Baggerly and Dr. Cannell by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine The news media is very one-sided when reporting information, whether it's about politics or health. The update on the recommendations for vitamin D that came out this month ... Read on »
Top ten lies about Senate Bill 510 by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Top ten lies about Senate Bill 510 Click the link above. It's amazing to me. I was fixing dinner last night and I heard the television on from another room in the ... Read on »
Report: A bit more vitamin D is good, not too much - Yahoo! News by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Well, the headline was promising, at any rate. The idea that drinking more milk will improve health, however, is an absurdity. The best sources of vitamin D are sunshine (t ... Read on »
FoodnSport | Everything About Nothing by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine This was one of the most powerful articles I have read in ages, by none other than Dr. Douglas Graham - a well known expert in the raw food movement. Dr. Graham makes u ... Read on »
When Changes Become Habits by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I woke up this morning craving...kale. How many people wake up thinking, "Hmm, I could really go for greens this morning?" Of course we've nary a green to be seen in ... Read on »
6 Myths about Type 2 Diabetes: Nutrition Data: Nutrition Data: Self.com by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine The article below appeared on one of the two websites I use to track my calories each day. It's a good article written by a nutritionist, dispelling six myths about Type 2 ... Read on »
Friends and Family Friday: Genetics Are Not Destiny by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Today on the American Diabetes Association's "Stop Diabetes" challenge is "friends and family day." The organization asked the question, "Who in your family or circle of fr ... Read on »
Diabetes Heroes by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I continue the Stop Diabetes challenge from the American Diabetes Association today with their topic "diabetes celebrities."   I can't really write about typical ... Read on »