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‘The Dairy-Free and Gluten-Free Kitchen’ by Denise Jardine

Posted 02 January 2012 | By | Categories: gluten free, health, health food, review, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

“The Dairy-Free and Gluten-Free Kitchen” by Denise Jardine I love cook books, especially those concerning individuals following a gluten-free and dairy-free diet. It should be no surprise that I after receiving a copy of “The Dairy-Free & Gluten-Free Kitchen” by Denise Jardine in the mail, I was excited to make almost all of her recipes. […]

How Thomas Edison Unintentionally Increased Diabetes

How Thomas Edison Unintentionally Increased Diabetes

Posted 14 December 2011 | By | Categories: health, insulin, sleep, Uncategorized | No Comments

Winter is quickly approaching, the days are getting much shorter, and we’re constantly battling darkness with artificial lighting. Can this undermine our efforts to maintain a healthy weight, blood sugar levels and mood? As a matter of fact it can, yet I don’t think Thomas Edison quite knew that when he invented the light bulb. […]

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Polyunsaturated Fat Linked to Tumor Growth and Greater Cancer Risk

Posted 07 November 2011 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | 3 Comments

If you’re a reader of this blog, and many others associated with ancient nourishing traditions, then you may already be aware that polyunsaturated fats might not be the best option for our health. Unfortunately, many people today buy the myth that these unnatural oils are healthier; however, the science shows this may not be completely […]

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Tamale Pie

Posted 08 September 2011 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

I recently discovered a 1953 Better Homes and Garden cookbook, filled with retro pictures and fantastic recipes I’ve never heard of. These kind of cookbooks really got me into cooking. When I was 10 or 11, I found my mom’s cookbook from her childhood and was delighted with the magic I could create in the […]

Increase Your Chew Potential and Decrease Your Weight

Increase Your Chew Potential and Decrease Your Weight

Posted 01 August 2011 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Researchers are beginning to find that chewing more during meals can increase hormones associated with satiation and the feeling of being full. ┬áThe main hormone called leptin, seems to increase at higher levels when we spend a longer time chewing our food. Many people in today’s society will wolf down food with barely 10 chews, […]

Restaurants Seriously Underestimating Calorie Counts for Meals

Restaurants Seriously Underestimating Calorie Counts for Meals

Posted 27 July 2011 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

Recently it has been reported that over 20% of nationwide restaurants are misguiding health-conscious diners with their calorie counts on menus and the restaurants website. According to CNN, 1 out of 5 restaurant calorie counts are wrong. So wrong, in fact, that restaurants are hiding up to 500-1000 calories from their nutrition menus. An analysis […]

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FDA Attacks Walnut and Cherries, Is Chummy with Processed Food Manufacturers

Posted 20 July 2011 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

As you may know, the FDA is not here to protect the health of Americans, but to protect their own interests in processed food manufacturers and pharmaceutical industries. Somewhat recently, Diamond Foods, a company that sells various types of nuts and natural products, was issued a letter by the FDA (Federal Drug Administration) that it […]

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Chocolate “Bran” Muffins

Posted 19 July 2011 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

This recipe is a part of Simply Sugar and Gluten Free’s Slightly Indulgent Tuesday. Traditional bran muffins use wheat bran which is a no-no for gluten-free eaters. Oat bran muffins may be OK, but should normally be avoided because most oats are contaminated with gluten after being processed with wheat and other gluten containing grains […]

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Is Microwaving Safe?

Posted 15 July 2011 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Is microwaving your food truly safe as everyone says it is? It may not be, according to the research performed by Russian and Swiss scientists in the last half of the twentieth century. During the 1970’s, in fact, Russia had a temporary ban on microwaves because of their unproven safety to human health (that ban […]

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Mashed Cauliflower Recipe (Or “Fauxtatoes”)

Posted 09 July 2011 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | 1 Comment

After asking the Twitterverse what everyone was having for dinner, one of fellow Tweeters mentioned he was having mashed potatoes. Conincidently, I had my own version of mashed potatoes going on the stove at that exact moment. So, I’ve decided to share my favorite mock potato recipe for all you healthy people. I’ve been making […]

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