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An Apple A Day – For Your Cholesterol

An apple a day really does keep the doctor away – and the cholesterol, related heart disease and extra weight too! Clearly, apples are a miracle food. A new study from Florida State University confirms that women who ate an apple a day showed dramatic improvements in their heart risk. Continue reading

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Estrogen Overload – Fixing the Chaos.

All of these seem like small steps, and it’s true they won’t change your estrogen levels overnight, but sadly, nothing will short of drugs like tamoxifen that are used in breast cancer. Still, taking these steps for three months will produce noticeable results in your PMS, mood swings, estrogen related weight gain and cycle. Continue reading

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Weekday Vegetarian?

While the evidence is overwhelmingly in their favor I have still found it difficult to face the thought of life without steak, or life without eggs (sunny side up with mushrooms and onions underneath) and bacon. The eggs and bacon with mushrooms and onions is my personal favorite comfort food and a life without that is just plain bleak. Continue reading

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Fiber! The Forgotten Miracle

If your fiber intake is too low then one of the best things you can do is add more high fiber foods into your diet or even a fiber supplement if you can’t add the foods. I try to shoot for anything between 30-50 grams daily. I don’t always make it, but I always try. Foods like nuts, beans, whole grains, fruits, vegetables and dark chocolate (woohoo!!!) are all high in fiber. Continue reading

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