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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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Wordless Wednesday: Prevent Diabetes by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Wordless Wednesday....a day late and a dollar short. Technological difficulties kept this from posting on Wednesday. C'est la vie.  Here is my Wordless Wednesday, a collage ... Read on »
Diabetes Prevention and Election Day: Start Locally by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I'm participating in the American Diabetes Month blogging challenge, posting daily about issues related to diabetes and diabetes awareness.  Today their suggested topic is " ... Read on »
American Diabetes Month - American Diabetes Association by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine My friend and certified fitness trainer Lisa Ritchie is an inspiration to me. She's been a guest blogger on this site a few times, writing about the importance of exercise. ... Read on »
Diabetes to double or triple in U.S. by 2050: government - Yahoo! News by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine The Center for Disease Control just issued the scariest statistics I've seen in ages. Click the link below. They're predicting that if Americans continue to gain weight and ... Read on »
Fish Oil Controvery by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine  I'm posting the link below to the new story about fish oil supplements to make a point.  While Fox News does point out that fish oil capsules may still be helpful, and ther ... Read on »
Celebrate October with Healthy Non GMO Food by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Did you know that not only is October breast cancer awareness month - it's also Non GMO Month?  Yes indeed!  If you like to eat and want to stay health....and who doesnt?... ... Read on »
More Problems with Genetically Modified Foods by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine We're coming up to Halloween and who doesn't like a good fright? However, after reading the following article, you might want to keep the light on all night. All joking asi ... Read on »
Bike a Rail Trail for Fall Fun: Rails to Trails Offer Scenic Bicycling Routes for the Whole Family by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Bike a Rail Trail for Fall Fun: Rails to Trails Offer Scenic Bicycling Routes for the Whole Family I love rail trails! They're fairly flat, and usually have lovely scen ... Read on »
Prescription and OTC Drug Recalls Soaring by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Prescription and OTC Drug Recalls Soaring This article really shocked me - and when it comes to drug companies, profits and marketing, I thought I was armor-plated agai ... Read on »
WARNING: Fructose Feeds Cancer Cells by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine WARNING: Fructose Feeds Cancer Cells The article above provides lots of thought-provoking information on fructose and how it potentially feeds cancer cells. Lest you th ... Read on »
Effectiveness of Statins Called Into Question by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Effectiveness of statins is called into question - Los Angeles Times This is an excellent article from a reputable source, the Los Angeles Times, exploring the troub ... Read on »
Study Suggests Link Between Diet Sodas, Preterm Delivery - Yahoo! News by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Study Suggests Link Between Diet Sodas, Preterm Delivery - Yahoo! News Sometimes these articles come out and I just want to bang my head against the wall. Ladies, if yo ... Read on »
The Clean Burn: Thoughts on Healthy Eating by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Raw foods may be too extreme for some of my readers, but this article from UK raw food coach Karen Knowler really spoke to me.  I've been struggling with my weight loss this ... Read on »
Sports Stadium Food May Contain Salmonella and Rat Poop by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Well now. You may want to think about that yummy rat poop sprinkling your dirty water chili dog at the next baseball game you go to. And yeah, I used to love a good Mets gam ... Read on »
The Healthy Transformation Update by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Not much to report here on the "healthy transformation" front of my life. I find it difficult to balance writing this personal blog with another blog that I'm paid to write ... Read on »
Waving the White Flag by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Bidding My Squash Plants Goodbye I surrender...the squash bugs have won. I just wrote this gardening essay for Main Line Gardening, but thought you might enjoy it too. ... Read on »
Gluten-Free Foods are Often Contaminated by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Gluten-Free Foods are Often Contaminated A real eye opener of an article....if you or someone you love has celiac disease, read this article. I was surprised to learn ... Read on »
Misleading Research and Recyclable Grocery Bags by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Thank goodness for Consumer Reports , perhaps the only media outlet left that uses common sense. In an article published on July 22, 2010, they analyze a new study from the ... Read on »
20% Off of My Books by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Good news! My publisher is offering a 20% discount off of the paperback version of my book for the next two weeks.  My gardening book, Get Your Hands Dirty: A Beginner's G ... Read on »
Another Sad Wal Mart Conversation by jeanneg99 Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I seem to have the saddest health-related conversations, either with people or overheard among people, at Wal Mart.  Wal Mart, the great equalizer of humanity, where rich an ... Read on »