Diet Soda… Drink Liquid Poison

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Recently, one of the students from CSUB asked to shadow me as part of her university course requirements for nutrition. I agreed. Last week, the student shared with me her personal experiences after drinking a diet soda. I asked her to provide me with a writeup as part of her …

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What’s Causing Our Overweight Nation?

Australia Now the Fattest Nation in the World
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What is really causing our nation to be overweight? We are the root cause of the problem in our nation. We need to take responsibility and stop pointing a finger at someone else, genes, depression, and the host of other reason we can give whether they are legitimate or not; …

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Recipes: Ingredients for Healthy Grillin

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It’s “Grillin Time!”  You ask: What about the carcinogens? How can I tenderize the meats? What will help my system digest the meats and proteins? Are there any good marinade suggestions or recipes? Carcinogens When meats are grilled, carcinogens are created. Unlike meat, vegetables don’t create carcinogens when they char.  …

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Why Eat Coconut Butter not Cow Butter?

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Chinese Proverb: When someone shares something of value with you and you benefit from it, you have a  moral obligation to share it with  others.. I am passing on to you what has been shared with me!   According to Bruce Fife, ND, author of The Healing Miracles of Coconut …

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What’s In Your Milk?

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  Coconut milk or goats milk is much better for human consumption than cows milk. The proteins in cows milk is difficult on the human digestive system. An indicator of the harshness on the system is evidenced by the increased number of people that are lactose intolerant to the point …

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Fries… How to Cook Homemade

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There are several foods that autistic individuals are drawn to and even crave with French fries at the top of the list. However, this “can’t live without” vegetable when fried, roasted, grilled or fried at high temperatures creates acrylamides a toxic human carcinogen that is detrimental to the brain. Given autism …

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How to Destarch High Carb Vegetables

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What are high carb (carbohydrate) starchy vegetables and why do we want to destarch them? High starch vegetables are vegetables that are high in carb (carbohydrates) and sugars and low in protein.  Some high starch vegetables are: corn, potatoes, beans, peas, yams, and many other root vegetables (vegetables that grow …

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How to Unravel the Cause of Autism

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  Autism is more correctly labeled as Autism Spectrum Disorder which by definition indicates a broad, wide range within a given category. Within the definition the cause is clearly stated as  “unknown”. However, there are many theories and speculations.  Some of the speculation are: the MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) …

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The K-E Diet:Leaves you Full of $#!+

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This say yes to the dress extreme weight loss feeding tube, K-E Diet, that many brides are choosing to embrace in my opinion is not healthy for your body or your purse. Let’s start with the two side affects they mention, bad breath and constipation. Bad breath is usually a …

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Healthy Never Tasted So Good… Weight Loss Schedule!

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With the ever increasing diabetes and obesity epidemic, busy schedules and lack of expendable income to join paid membership fitness programs, I, Charmene “Mama” Vega, created Mama Vega*s Weight Loss Schedule using foods and how the body responds to them. Part of my schedule incorporates the eating traditional schedule of …

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