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It’s pretty sneaky. Here’s how to protect yourself

I want to tell you a riddle today, about DHMO. It causes death if you accidentally inhale it, even in small quantities. Prolonged exposure to solid DHMO causes severe tissue damage. It’s a major component of acid rain. In a gas form, it can cause severe burns. It contributes to soil erosion… It’s sometimes called Dihydrogen Monoxide. But it’s also…

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Meal planning made easy – for the busy person

Let’s make eating well – for you and your family – as easy as possible. Simplify, simplify… You probably already know the best things to do in order to make eating right as easy as possible: Shop on the edges of the grocery store, where all the one-ingredient foods are (not the center aisles with the pre-packaged, ingredients-you-can-hardly-pronounce foods) Eat…

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The ugly truth about health and fitness

Feeling guilty about “sneaking” some “forbidden” foods… Exercising as a way to “make up for” all those calories you ate (or as punishment)… Binge eating because “I’ve already messed up so much today, what’s a little more?”… This is what happens when you look at food not as food but as either a friend or a foe. Too often, food…

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You don’t even know this is happening…

Sometimes things don’t turn out the way they’re supposed to. Sometimes you show forget the eggs at the grocery store. Sometimes the FedEx package arrives a day later than it should have. Sometimes you eat “healthy” and still gain weight. And sometimes your body does what it thinks is “right”… but it actually betrays you. Like when you develop inflammation.…

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“I feel it in my gut…”

When you stop to think about all the little tiny organisms you can’t see, and how many millions…billions…of them there are, it’s pretty mind-blowing. While many are floating around in the air, there are also hundreds of them inside your body. No, this isn’t a new version of the movie Alien – none of them are going to try to…

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This isn’t just an ordinary “buzz word”

There are some buzz words you probably hear so often, you end up tuning out when they come up. I’m going to guess that “inflammation” is likely one of those words. Not only is it a buzz word, it’s also a bit ambiguous if you aren’t really familiar with it. Inflammation is part of your body’s immune response, and occurs…

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