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Balance your diet, balance your social life, balance you work, balance everything you’re doing, balance youself and this will keep you safe and healthy!

Taking Salmon to Heart

Today doctors advise people at risk for heart disease to take an aspirin a day. Maybe soon they’ll also advise eating some salmon every week. In a recent study, people who ate enough fish to get 5.5 grams of omega-3 fatty acids in a month (that works out to a 3-ounce serving of salmon weekly) had only half the risk of cardiac arrest — an …

A better solution to low-carb diets

Question > I am overweight and always have been. My physician has recommended a low-carb diet. However, breakfast to me just isn’t breakfast without toast, and lunch is usually a sandwich. Also, not being able to eat pasta, bread, potatoes or rice is very difficult. There are only so many days in a row you can eat a grilled chicken salad for lunch and dinner. …

In the Beginning of Vegetarian Life

At first you may like to replace meat in your cooking with many varieties of canned or dried meat substitutes which are usually made from flavored soya or gluten flour. By doing so most of your favorite meals such as: spaghetti and “meat” balls lasagna burgers “meat” pies etc …can still be enjoyed. Adjusting to Vegetarian Life In addition to your new “old favorites” include …

How to become a vegetarian

by Deborah Price My decision to become vegetarian took place in 1969. I was sixteen years old and living in the backwaters of Brisbane, Australia. It would be another year before the first local company sold yogurt in the shops, and another two years before the first wholefood health shop was to open in Brisbane. I knew very little about a balanced diet except what …

Why Vitamins Are Important To Your Health

Vitamins enable the body to use and assimilate the proteins, fats, carbohydrates and minerals that food provides. Vitamins and trace elements come to us in beautifully packaged products with a unique nutritional complement for our bodies to make use of. These beautiful whole packages are called fruits and vegetables. Most people know that vitamins and trace elements are important to their health. This is because …

Mushrooms can strengthen your immune system (immunomodulators)

It’s that time of year again: a nasty cold is making the rounds at your office, and one of your kids has the flu. How do you stay healthy in the midst of a sniffling, sneezing world? The answer may lie in your pantry: Certain mushrooms can strengthen your immune system. Incorporate shiitake stir-fries or reishi tea into your regular diet, and maybe you won’t …

Flax plant – Boosting your omega-3 intake with flaxseed

The flax plant thrives on the long days and cool nights of North Dakota and western Canada. In July, the plant blooms. Vivid blue blossoms unfold each morning, only to drop from the plant by midday. In contrast to the beauty and elegance of the flowers, the seeds of the flax plant are tiny, brown, and plain. Without question, though, these humble seeds are the …

Mind Body Makeover – a plan for transforming your body and your life

Mind Body Makeover – Change your Mind – Change your Body When a highly successful life coach and personal motivator like Cheryl Richardson can’t talk herself into exercising, you got trouble in River City. Especially when she’s married to a renowned exercise physiologist, a former consultant to Boston’s pro baseball and hockey teams. But working on her husband’s groundbreaking new mind-body fitness book was a breakthrough …

Rubenfeld Synergy Method – Every Body Has a Story

“If your hip had a voice, what would it say?” – Rubenfeld Synergy Method My therapist gently rested her hands on the top and underside of my right hip as I lay fully clothed on a massage table. Her hands remained still, drawing my awareness to a part of my body I’d never especially liked. Eyes closed, I strained to focus on the interior of my …

Environmental & Preventive Medicine

These are new areas in the practice of medicine. They deal with illnesses that are preventable or treatable, such as arthritis, colitis, heart disease, etc. There are a multitude of factors at play in the development of environmental illness. Some of these factors are: Heredity – This might relate to a defect in the ability to detoxify because of an abnormal liver detoxication system. Nutritional …

Uncommon Fruits and Vegetables Waiting For You

Apples, oranges, bananas. Apples, oranges, bananas. Sound familiar? If you find yourself grabbing for standard fare out of habit, but wishing for the exotic, then read on. Over the past twenty-five years, the number of vegetables and fruits sold in markets in North America has tripled – as well as the confusion about how to best prepare them. As Elizabeth Schneider, a premiere specialty produce …

Genetic Pollution

Part 2 of 2 in the “Designing Disaster” series. Another problem we’re facing today is genetic pollution. Genetically engineered crops and life forms have the ability to transfer their altered genes via pollen and other means into their natural plant, animal, and bacterial relatives, altering forever billions of years of natural evolution. We are currently growing genetically engineered plants designed to produce toxins resistant to …