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Fastest-Ever “Do Ahead” Sweet Potato Toast

Sweet potato toast became all the rage a couple of years ago as a gluten-free option for quick breakfasts, lunches, snacks, and party appetizers. Basically, what can you pile on […]
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Top 5 Paleo Lunch Ideas- Toxin-Free!

Many people struggle with lunches when they are trying to eat more healthfully. Seems to be easier to eat well when you’re at home, but your workplace may have temptations […]
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Clear Gut Vision

Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in the industrialized world, affecting over 10 million people in North America. There are two basic types of macular degeneration: […]
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Alcohol-Related Cancer Deaths

Scientists continue researching the link between alcohol and cancer. Yet, more and more research indicates a strong association between the two. It makes sense that alcohol is linked with cancer […]
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Diabetes and Toxins

It’s not only starches, processed foods, and sugary beverages that can cause diabetes…There’s a growing body of evidence that’s showing endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs) are also linked to diabetes. EDCs interrupt […]
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Artificial Sweeteners and Our Bodies

Investigators at the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases at the National Institutes of Health, measured how much artificial sweeteners are absorbed into the blood stream by children and […]
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Additives in Foods – Giving Us Something To Think About

It’s the stuff we don’t think about when we bite into those crunchy fries or gobble down a strawberry sundae. It’s the stuff that makes food appear more colorful, last […]
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Paleo Chocolate Green Smoothie

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20 Paleo Friendly Non Dairy Sources of Calcium

It turns out that animal dairy is not a good source of calcium. Dairy products (from cows or goats) cause an inflammatory response, raise insulin levels and acidify the body. […]