It is estimated that at least half of the people in America do not meet their minimal recommended magnesium intake.  Magnesium is an essential mineral for health, and is required for hundreds of anti-aging reactions.  Interesting enough, there are many suffering from the following symptoms: constipation elevated blood pressure elevated blood sugar levels muscle cramps…

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What is the Greatest Dessert Ever? It isn’t man made, or baked or torched. It comes from the Islands. It is sweeter than any cookie and better for you than many other fruits. Did you guess what it is? Yes, it is the pineapple!  And you are probably making a mistake picking it out.  The…

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Hold The Plastic You’ve heard the old saying, “don’t microwave food in plastics”. But that may not be the worst of it. Public health officials recently sounded the alarm in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, saying that the 6,000 plus chemicals in plastic wraps, cap and carton linings, synthetic containers- virtually any packaging,…

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Brain Healthy Foods That Make You Thinner, Smarter and Happier Choosing brain healthy foods that will help you lose weight can also help you be smarter and happier. You have probably noticed how the foods you eat affect your mood and energy level.  That is because food is a drug.  If you eat three donuts…

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Healthy eating for kids: Let’s Go! 5-2-1-0 By Sarah Petersen, M.D., Pediatrician 5 OR MORE FRUITS AND VEGETABLES Aim for five or more servings of fruits and vegetables each day. These strategies can help you encourage your kids to make healthy food choices: Show it. Be a role model – eat your vegetables! Choose it.…

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Food Tricks For Your Mind WATER….. Water should be at the top of everyone’s list for tricking your body into feeling it is full. Drink an 8 oz glass of water before you eat to fill up your stomach.  Drink at least 64 oz daily. And avoid soda as it is empty calories. SIZE MATTERS…

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The new math is 2 to 1 By Dr. Wade Thompson Do you know how to do the new math?  It’s the healthy new equation using Omega fatty acids, by which to live a healthy anti-inflammatory life. There are two numbers you need to be aware of and each one is important to your overall…

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