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IT’S MY GENES !?
 ”When I had my first heart attack, I blamed my dad.”  A patient recently expressed this to me.  The intent was clear.  I have heart disease because my dad gave it to me.  It was inevitable.  It’s my genes.  

One problem.  WRONG!

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Fish oil makers, drugstores, sued over supplements

Fish oil makers, drugstores, sued over supplements

 

By Alexandria Sage

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A group including a California nonprofit organization is suing fish oil manufacturers and pharmacies that sell the popular supplements over their purported toxicity.

The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in San Francisco Superior Court, claims that the makers and sellers of certain supplements found to contain high levels of PCB compounds

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The Perils of Dairy

Having grown up in the “Dairy State” Wisconsin, I was a huge proponent of consuming dairy in each of my daily meals.  I trusted the FDA and any other governmental agencies when it came to understanding our needs as humans for dairy.  However,

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Your Children’s Health is Just as Important as Yours!

I am a strong propent of USANA!!  In our family we have seen huge differences in our lives collectivley since using the products.  Of course you don’t have to take my word for it, try it yourself!!  I have copied and pasted the following info from a USANA’s page. 

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Is the RDA Enough for Optimal Health?

The RDA was originally designed to prevent vitamin-deficiency disorders such as scurvy and pellagra.  The question we need to raise is, is it sufficient for each individual to obtain optimal health? 

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Better Performance with pH Balance

pH Balance

Just as our bodies maintain a temperature of 97.5; our bodies also try to maintain a neutral pH.  The Standard American Diet (refined sugars, white flour, excess protein, etc) lends itself to an acidic environment.  An increase in acidity will lead to mucus production as the body tries to balance itself.  It will also cause congestion, irritation and inflammation.  In the short term this can lead to weight gain, stress, bad sleeping patterns, allergies and fatigue just to name a few. 

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Winning Recipe!! Vegan Lasagna

I am always trying to incorporate nutrient dense meals that everyone in my family will enjoy.  I stumbled upon this recipe and was excited to try it.  However, I was nervous about my children liking it.  Then…they asked for seconds!!!  That is how I knew it was a winning recipe to be used again.  I have even had guest ask for seconds.  Below you will find the recipe.  Enjoy!!

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Eat Kale Raw?

Why yes of course!  If you didn’t know kale is the most nutritionally dense dark leafy green in the produce department. It should be one of the first things you grab as you go grocery shopping. But most people cannot stand eating kale cooked so how can I eat kale raw?  It’s easy.  This past spring I took my endurance class to Whole Foods for a field trip on eating “Whole Foods”.  Makes sense enough.  They needed to learn how to find their way around and the importance of making good healthy choices.  

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