We all suffer from information overload. It’s hard to know who to trust. In this blog, I offer my take on news about health and nutrition. I ask questions, challenge the status quo, and offer you something to think about every week.

The Standard America Diet (SAD)

November 29, 2018
SAD refers to the sad American diet, which is referring to the Standard American Diet.  Because of the past myth of fat being unhealthy and the cause of heart disease, strokes, and atherosclerosis, medical authorities and physicians highly advise avoiding fats. ...
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The Secret to a Longer Life

October 23, 2018
The search for a longer and happier life is an ancient one. As our minimum for what we define as “being old” keeps extending, more people are looking for ways to stay healthy and vibrant to live to an age...
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Terry’s Top Ten Super Foods

September 19, 2018
There’s no magic bullet when it comes to being healthy, but there are small steps you can take each day that will eventually add up to big benefits. If you want to live a long, healthy life and achieve a...
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How Do You Measure Body Strength?

August 28, 2018
The most common question most people ask when measuring strength is, how much can you bench press?  I am not a strength coach or trainer, but I just don’t understand why the bench press is so highly regarded as a...
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Sugar is slowly killing you!!

July 27, 2018
The fact that natural fats, whether animal or plant, are bad for us has never been proven scientifically. The harmful effects of fats started off as an opinion of one well respected doctor. Yes, just one doctor, but when an...
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Canine Health and Curcumin

June 15, 2018
Writer: Cheryl Myers Not everyone sees their relationship with their animals in the same light. To some, animals are workers and nothing more, and to others, animals are cherished members of the family. I have had animal companions so dear...
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Live Without Anxiety or Stress!

December 18, 2017
How much of your life and energy is sapped by anxiety? Do you find your waking moments clouded by a sense of impending disaster, or outright fear—without any obvious cause? Or is it constant, indefinable worry and tension that leaves...
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Iodine is One of Nature’s Most Amazing Minerals.

August 28, 2017
Your body needs it every day, yet most people don’t get enough. That’s because iodine is a trace element, meaning it’s present in small amounts in the environment, and nearly impossible to obtain through the Standard American Diet. Some people...
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Adaptogens: From Surviving to Thriving

June 29, 2017
Adaptogens are a special group of herbs that do just as their name implies, help us to adapt. By definition, adaptogens must be non-toxic and restore balance to the body by working on all body systems. One of the largest...
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April 10, 2017
There are numerous occasions where medical authorities or so called experts slam natural products that are touted for the prevention and treatment of cancer, or for that matter any health condition. They claim that the natural products do not work,...
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Does sugar cause many of our current diseases?

March 7, 2017
While sugar may not directly cause our modern day diseases, it certainly is a major risk factor for weight gain and obesity, which then in turn may be responsible for many of our diseases. It has been estimated that 30...
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The most powerful antioxidant.

January 3, 2017
The most powerful antioxidant, glutathione, actually is made by our liver to protect our body’s cells. When this powerful antioxidant production is reduced for unknown reasons, the aging process and many diseases, primarily neurological diseases, become more common. Diseases such...
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Autism, ADHD, and ADD

December 6, 2016
There are many children who are afflicted with autism, ADHD, and ADD.  It has been estimated that 25% to 50% of school age children are taking drugs for behavioral modification.  Children today are behind the average rate of learning abilities...
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November 8, 2016
Food is our best medicine.  Really, it is our only medicine for health, vitality and longevity.  Drugs are not the answer to our health. Without drugs, injuries, defects and accidents could be catastrophic.  But drugs were not meant to cure...
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