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Pregnancy Calendars

A pregnancy calendar refers to a log kept by the mother in order to actively monitor changes taking place with...

Pregnancy Tests

A pregnancy test is a method of trying to determine whether or not you are pregnant. The first home test,...

Ectopic & Tubal Pregnancy

Early ectopic pregnancy symptoms can be confusing as they will mimic those of a normal pregnancy. It is crucial to...

Pregnancy Symptoms: Here are the Early Signs!

Think you may be pregnant? You may have your suspicions about whether or not you may be pregnant but it's too...

Antioxidants & Radiation Treatment

Cancer patients are almost always given terrible advice about diet by traditional doctors ranging from the statement that it doesn't...

Gardasil

Merck may have abandoned its efforts to get legislatures across the country to mandate that girls receive Gardasil, the vaccine...

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Overview and Risk Factors Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is the most common benign neoplasm of men. The stromal and,...

Trasylol: Avoid It.

Bayer AG recently agreed to take Trasylol off the market after studies showed that it increased death rates in patients. The...

Risks of Taking Drugs for Heartburn (Acid Reflux)

Acid Reflux has become a very common condition, and one alarming trend is the number of children who are developing it. ...

Food Allergies

There are several forms of food allergies. One is a true food allergy that develops, usually in childhood, and does not...

Cancer & Energy Metabolism

There is a tremendous amount of confusion about the relationship between carbohydrates, glucose, sugar, and cancer.  I receive emails every week from...

Fibrocystic Breasts

Tender or lumpy breasts are common conditions. Unfortunately, the myth that these conditions represent an increased risk of breast cancer is...

Incontinence and HRT

The current issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association features an article with more bad news about hormone replacement....

Find a Doctor Who is Healthy!

I have advised people for many years to visit health care practitioners who look healthy and who practice healthy habits. Why?...

Stress & Adrenal Fatigue

An increasingly common phenomenon seems to be people who are experiencing complete burnout.  They are feeling overwhelmed and stressed, and...

Statin Drugs

Statin drugs are virtually useless for most patients who take them. So, how did they get approved in the first place...

Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid gland fails to produce enough of the hormones that are essential for a...

Bariatric Surgery for Diabetes

An article in a recent issue of The Journal of the American Medical Association* offered one of the worst solutions ever put...

Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid gland produces too much thyroid hormone. The other similar yet opposite condition is...

Diabetes Mellitus

The term diabetes mellitus refers to a group of diseases that result in higher than normal amounts of sugar (glucose) in the...

Genealogy

Searching free genealogy websites is a good place to start to better understand yourself, health and life in general.

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Tips

Assume that people with Alzheimer's may understand and hear what you say even if they are confused. It's not just the...

Lose Weight Naturally With Whole Foods

Worried about those ten or more pounds you gained over the holiday season? Thinking of a crash diet to shed a...

How Food You Eat Affects The Environment

Ever think of the environmental impact of the food on your plate? Well maybe it's time.

Flexitarian

Are you a Flexitarian? Even after five years, Christy Pugh has no trouble sticking to her vegetarian regimen....

Nutritional Stress

As a professional endurance athlete, my number one job is to create stress, -- then deal with it. That's it. I...

Trans Fat Can Cause Heart Disease

Raising cholesterol is just one of many, many dangers of trans fats. This is the one danger that is...

Trans Fat & Infertility

A very strong link between trans fats and infertility has been uncovered by researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health.

Dangers of Trans Fats

Probably the greatest danger of trans fats is one that is not often discussed – it is the effect of trans...

Diabetes, Obesity & Trans Fat

The latest research into the dangers of trans fats in relation to obesity tells us that not all calories are equal. And...

Trans Fat

To fully understand what trans fat is, or what are trans fats in your food, you need to know some basic chemistry....

Interesterified Fat

Interest + terrified = interesterified fat? Barely have consumers - and health authorities - woken up to the...

Trans and Saturated Fat: The BIG Difference

Many health authorities and nutritionists advise that trans fat and saturated fat should be considered together – that is, one should reduce...

How Margarine Is Made

Ever wonder how is margarine made? Many people probably know it is made by a process called hydrogenation. But...

Butter vs Margarine

The great margarine versus butter debate should have ended long ago. Since the early 1990s, scientific evidence...

Margarine is Not Plastic: But it is Like it!

“It's just like making margarine.” This was how, many years ago, a newspaper headline described the achievement of a...

Saturated Fat Benefits

The many health benefits of saturated fats have largely been ignored in recent decades, as scientists, health experts and health...

WHO recommendation on trans fats and saturated fats

The World Health Organization or WHO recommendation is that intake of trans fat should not exceed 1 percent of the total...

NO TRANS FAT… but still no good!

Just because a product contains no trans fat does not mean that it is healthy. There could well be other, equally or...

Trans Fat on Nutrition Labels

Nutrition facts labels in the US have, since 1 January 2006, been required by the ...

Stephen Joseph

STEPHEN JOSEPH and BanTransFats.com STEPHEN JOSEPH and BanTransFats, the consumer advocacy group that he...

Denmark’s Ban on Trans Fats

BAN TRANS FATS? Denmark did it and feels that others should follow Denmark decided in 2003 to ban trans...

Steen Stender

STEEN STENDER – making trans fats history STEEN STENDER made trans fats history.

Oliver Tickell

OLIVER TICKELL – leading the tfX campaign in the UK OLIVER TICKELL, who founded tfX, the...

High Cholesterol Foods: Healthy or Harmful?

In traditional societies, high cholesterol foods were regarded as healthy foods. Our ancestors did not know about cholesterol...

Uffe Ravnskov

UFFE RAVNSKOV author of The Cholesterol Myths UFFE RAVNSKOV is radical. He is so radical...

Saturated Fat & Cancer

Does saturated fat cause breast, colon and other cancers? Saturated fat and cancer are widely believed to be...

Walter Willett

WALTER WILLETT – the professor who saw the light WALTER WILLETT, Professor of Epidemiology and...

Mary Enig

MARY ENIG – a lone whistle blower against trans fats MARY ENIG was a lone whistle...

Ancel Keys

Ancel Keys – villain or hero? ANCEL KEYS is regarded as somewhat of...

Heart Disease & Saturated Fat

Are saturated fats and cholesterol the causes of coronary heart disease? Practically all doctors and nutritionists tell us that...

Osteoporosis Solution

The wrong Osteoporosis solution If you keep losing money, what is the solution? A. Stop...

Holistic Health: The BIG PICTURE – Macrobiotics

Confusion and Controversy Writing about the dangers of a high protein diet (see Beware High Protein Diets) brings me...

How to Live to 90 (& Beyond!)

DR BENJAMIN SPOCK, at 90, has plunged himself into one of the biggest controversies of his long life. He's been involved in...

Yin Yang: Sick or Discharging?

A bad flu I had a bad bout of flu just last week (9 Feb, 2019). I slept...

Yin Yang & Your Body

What you are born with Let's begin by understanding yourself - your body. Is your body more expanded or...

Alzheimer’s & Vitamin D

The statistics on Alzheimer’s are staggering. Every 68 seconds, someone in America develops Alzheimers’s. Currently 5.4 million Americans have Alzheimer’s....

Cruelty Free Medicine

When I first became vegan I had a friend who was a doctor and she told me “You must want to get...

Being Diagnosed with Diabetes

I was diagnosed with diabetes 2 weeks after my husband and I were married. They didn’t think I was going to make...

How to Stop Making Excuses About Health

When I started this journey of health I did something that helped a lot. I put the words “I choose” or “I...

Good Health Saves Time & Money

Often, we as people get stuck in the lifestyles we become accustomed to. This is not always bad, however I think that...

10 Steps to Help Someone Become Vegan

I would say that almost half of the emails I get from people regarding going plant based for health are not to...

My husband is allergic to plants, yes I’m serious.

My husband isn’t vegan, yet. It’s not because he doesn’t want to be, or that he’s afraid to stop eating meat, it’s...

Diseased Meat for the Vegan Curious

I know, what a hopeful title! I woke up an hour earlier than I normally do and worked out....

Why Water?

We love water. We play in it, spend our leisure time around it, build our most luxurious homes next to it, enjoy...

Benefits of Food Dehydration

In biblical times, the dehydration of foods was more than the delicacy it is today. It was a sheer...

Osteopenic: What to do about it?

So, you just found out that you are "osteopenic" by medical standards. Should you run out and take calcium supplements?...

5 Steps To Stay Healthy During Cold and Flu Season

It’s late Fall here in Utah that means the leaves have turned beautiful gold, orange and yellows and have fallen all over...

Growing Pains

I distinctly remember the growing pains I had in my legs as a child. My mum had to massage the pain away....

Do You Know the Body’s Three Daily Digestive Cycles?

I remember reading sometime ago about the body's three natural daily digestive cycles. When I first read about them, it made...

Menopause: What you need to know.

Hot flashes, sleep problems, night sweats and mood changes are all early symptoms that our bodies are changing seasons of life....

Benefits of Cold Showers on Your Detox

Cold showers have A LOT of benefits and are especially good while you are on your detox program. Even...

10 Essential Oils for Detox

# 1 Lemon (Italy) Rich source of vitamin C Kidney  stones, to prevent or...

Why Green Smoothies Are The Fast Track To A Healthy, Energetic And Radiant You!

Start eating more raw food, especially greens  and watch your flexibility increase overnight, stiffness and pain fade from your body, especially your...

Discover Your Breathing Pattern And Reduce Anxiety While Boosting Your Energy

What can the way you breath reveal about your relationship to life, or universal energy? This is not...

Chiang Mai’s Health Retreat Holidays

Chiang Mai is set among the beautiful forests of northern Thailand. Fresh clean air blowing through the trees, pure clean water flowing down the...

Getting Rid Of Body Odor

No one likes the thought that they smell, but for many people, that horrible thought is their reality. Body odor is...

Let’s take breast cancer prevention up a notch!

 Join The Girls’ “get-to-know-our-boobs” Revolution -  it’s time to “talk boobs.” MOMS – Do you think your daughter...

Ways To Control Your High Blood Pressure

If you’ve been diagnosed with high blood pressure, then you know it’s time for a lifestyle change. Generally, high blood pressure...

Let us Kick Cancer to the Curb

Cancer. The word itself sounds like something toxic—something that we want to destroy the minute we see it. It devastates so many...

Congestive Heart Failure – A Success Story

This story could have ended so differently. His heart doctor said he could easily have just fallen over dead. But not of a stroke...

Put The Brakes On Chronic Inflammation

Chronic inflammation has been termed ‘the silent killer”... ...because it languishes and builds in our bodies for years...

Fighting Alzheimer’s Disease While You Are Young

Alzheimer’s disease affects millions of people. For most of us, our brains are sharp as dictionaries until we get into our 40s or 50s....

How to Stay Healthy If You Work Weird Hours

Staying up late comes natural to most of us. For many of us, shift work is part of our lives. I often...

Could Magnesium Deficiency Be Wearing You Down?

We all know that it is best to eat natural foods that are rich in vitamins and minerals, simple carbs, lean proteins...

Dealing With Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Typing, holding a cup of coffee, or gripping the book you’re reading to your child—when your hand goes numb or tingly, these tasks just...

4 Tips For Menopausal Health for Women

There comes a time when women are faced with a terrible reminder of their age: Menopause. Many have said that being menopausal...

Using Vitamins To Keep Your Skin Healthy And Young

Those most of us use various costly creams and cleansers to help keep our skin looking young and tight, vitamins can play...