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Probiotics 101
4 years ago

Probiotics 101

Keeping the resident population of bacteria and other microbes in our intestinal tract balanced and beneficial is essential for good health, especially during and after taking a course of antibiotics. …
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Pills or Plants? The Hard Facts on Nutrition and Sexual Health
5 years ago

Pills or Plants? The Hard Facts on Nutrition and Sexual Health

The last time I checked, the heart is about 3 feet above the genitals… so what is a cardiologist doing counseling patients on sexual performance?  In the nearly 30 years …
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No more Diets: The Secret to Permanent Weight Control
6 years ago

No more Diets: The Secret to Permanent Weight Control

Many people believe that to lose weight they must go on a low-calorie diet. That often means starving oneself until the diet is no longer tolerable. Other people believe that …
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Taste Bud Rehab
6 years ago

Taste Bud Rehab

A study published online in the journal Archives of Disease in Childhood indicates that obese children and adolescents, as compared to their lean counterparts, have less sensitive taste buds.  The …
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Obesity as Disease
6 years ago

Obesity as Disease

There is a certain irony in the nearly immediate juxtaposition of the rare introduction of a new FDA-approved drug for weight loss (Belviq) to the marketplace, and the recognition of …
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Dr. McDougall’s 10 Favorite One-Liners
6 years ago

Dr. McDougall’s 10 Favorite One-Liners

We live in a world of witty one-liners and sound bites, which I find useful for conveying my dietary messages. I suggest that people keep repeating them over and over …
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How to Eat Right to Reduce Stress
6 years ago

How to Eat Right to Reduce Stress

Not only that, but stress can drive up our blood pressure and raise serum cholesterol levels, wreaking havoc on our arteries and increasing our risk of heart attack.

The best …
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How to Fix Panic Disorder
6 years ago

How to Fix Panic Disorder

Once you have had a single panic attack, it is very likely that you will have multiple attacks, and this problem might persist forever unless you break the pattern. The …
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Sunny Days, Skin Cancer, and Vitamin D
7 years ago

Sunny Days, Skin Cancer, and Vitamin D

Have you ever wondered how something as natural and omnipresent as sunlight could hurt you?  Over eons of evolution (or by Divine creation, if you choose) people have been exposed …
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Reversing Colon Cancer With Food
7 years ago

Reversing Colon Cancer With Food

In 1970, British physician Dennis Burkitt observed that a high-fiber diet reduces diseases of the digestive tract. He observed that in countries where diets are high in fiber (that is, …
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The 13 Most Misleading Food Label Claims
7 years ago

The 13 Most Misleading Food Label Claims

The goal of food industry giants is to create and maintain the consumer completely confused.  Words such as natural, non-gmo, trans-fat free, or kosher don’t mean what we believe.

1. “Non-GMO” does …
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Best diet for weight loss?
7 years ago

Best diet for weight loss?

A vegetarian dietary pattern may be the most effective for weight loss, according to a meta-analysis published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. Researchers at Harvard, in conjunction with …
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The True Fight Against Breast Cancer
9 years ago

The True Fight Against Breast Cancer

Women are terrified of breast cancer, and unfortunately, the cancer industry uses that fear to motivate women to agree to get mammograms. Women are told that the key to a …
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Does GMO equal IBS?
9 years ago

Does GMO equal IBS?

Genetically Engineered Foods could be the root cause of your digestive disorder.

If you are one of the approximately 70 million Americans who suffer from a chronic digestive issue, then …
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Naked Food Spotlight: Leafy Greens
9 years ago

Naked Food Spotlight: Leafy Greens

Dark leafy green vegetables have an extraordinary amount of antioxidants and health promoting nutrients with very few calories. Eating dark green leafy vegetables on a regular basis can provide anti-aging …
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The Benefits Of A Plantiful Pregnancy
9 years ago

The Benefits Of A Plantiful Pregnancy

Your diet during pregnancy and breastfeeding will influence your baby’s taste for foods when solids are introduced. Another benefit of optimal nutrition is that you will be in great shape …
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Blood Detoxifying + Alkalizing + Cancer Preventing Smoothie
9 years ago

Blood Detoxifying + Alkalizing + Cancer Preventing Smoothie

The benefits of this smoothie are endless. Here are just some of the reasons why we love it.

Benefits of Kale: High in iron. Per calorie, kale has more …
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Disease, Nutrition, & Alkalinity
9 years ago

Disease, Nutrition, & Alkalinity

There are many factors that can affect the human body, ranging from simple colds to cancer. There are, however, two main types of diseases: infectious and non-infectious.

Infectious diseases are …
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Naked Food Spotlight: Turmeric
9 years ago

Naked Food Spotlight: Turmeric

Let’s start by saying that we shouldn’t consume only superfoods. Although these are nutrient powerhouses packed with large doses of antioxidants, polyphenols, vitamins, and minerals, all plant-foods have a great …
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Casein and Cancer
9 years ago

Casein and Cancer

Many studies, including a 2009 paper available in the National Institutes of Health library, have concluded that consumption of dairy products may be linked to breast cancer.

1.  “Casein, which …
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Kidney Cleanser Juice
9 years ago

Kidney Cleanser Juice

What the kidneys do.

The kidneys process more than 150 quarts of blood each day to separate out the body’s waste. Small units inside the kidneys, called nephrons, host a …
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10 Gluten-Free Grains for Everyone
10 years ago

10 Gluten-Free Grains for Everyone

Everyone can benefit from eating a wide range of gluten-free whole grains. Gluten-free cooking and baking goes beyond just replacing the few popular gluten grains such as wheat, barley, triticale, …
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Seaweed: Super-wise Your Meals
10 years ago

Seaweed: Super-wise Your Meals

Forget the super-size and move towards “super-wise” dining. When it comes to sea veggies, size definitely does not matter.  If you are looking to add superfoods that pack a real …
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Smoothies: Sipping your way back to health
10 years ago

Smoothies: Sipping your way back to health

When we talk about smoothies, we are referring to the action of blending whole foods such as fruits, vegetables, seeds, herbs, and nuts in a high power blender.  Blending is …
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Eight Must-Knows For Avoiding GMO
10 years ago

Eight Must-Knows For Avoiding GMO

1. GMOs Can Enter Your Food Supply in Many Ways Genetically modified organisms (GMO) entered our food supply nearly 20 years ago, coinciding with the beginning of the astounding decline …
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Seven Wonders of the Beet World
10 years ago

Seven Wonders of the Beet World

As a vegetarian I’m always keen to find out how I can maximize vitamin/mineral intake within my diet. So after speaking with an acupuncturist about improving my blood circulation and …
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10 tips to eating less meat and dairy – and sticking with it
10 years ago

10 tips to eating less meat and dairy – and sticking with it

Most people are surprised when I tell them that I have never eaten meat in my life.  I was raised without it and never had an interest in eating meat …
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4 Tips For Happy Hormones
10 years ago

4 Tips For Happy Hormones

Do you feel imbalanced? Do you have depression, anxiety, hot flashes, night sweats, bipolar disorder, migraines, insomnia, PMS, or chronic pain? As a naturopath, with 10 years experience, I believe …
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5 Tips For a Non-Toxic Lifestyle
10 years ago

5 Tips For a Non-Toxic Lifestyle

1. BUY ORGANIC! Organic foods have significantly fewer synthetic chemicals plus more nutrients! Healthy plants and animals will help you be healthy too.  Avoid refined sugars, processed foods (especially canned …
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Redefining the Wellness Paradigm
10 years ago

Redefining the Wellness Paradigm

Health is not cultivated in one day. Nor is illness. We don’t suddenly wake up well or succumb to sickness.  Life, illness and wellness is a journey we cultivate. Our …
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8 Things You Didn’t Know About Starch
10 years ago

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Starch

1. All large populations of trim, healthy people, throughout verifiable human history, have obtained the bulk of their calories from starch. Examples of once-thriving people include Japanese, Chinese, and other …
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Labels Matter! We have the right to know
10 years ago

Labels Matter! We have the right to know

Naked Food Magazine supports the Just Label It Campaign and the right to know what’s in our food.

Studies show that more than 90% of Americans support mandatory labeling …
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REVOLT! vs. Hydrogenated Oils
10 years ago

REVOLT! vs. Hydrogenated Oils

THE REASON: The consumption of hydrogenated and partially hydrogenated oils (also called trans fatty acids) is a cause of diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease.

THE WORST: Canola oil.  Why? It’s …
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Phytochemicals And Reversing Disease
11 years ago

Phytochemicals And Reversing Disease

Phytochemicals are natural compounds found in fruits and vegetables. They are substances that don’t fall within any other categories – they are not vitamins, proteins, carbohydrates, fats or minerals.  Their …
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20 Common Foods with High Antioxidant Levels
11 years ago

20 Common Foods with High Antioxidant Levels

So how about those antioxidants?  What are they and how do they affect us?  Antioxidants are substances that may protect cells from the damage caused by unstable molecules known as …
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