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artificial sweeteners

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 […]
additives in foods

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 […]
paleo chocolate green smoothie

Paleo Chocolate Green Smoothie

non dairy sources of calcium

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. […]
mindful eating

Five Steps to Mindful Eating and the Benefits

1.) SET YOUR INTENTION Before you sit down to eat determine your intention. Are you truly hungry and how much do you want to consume – is it more or […]
reasons to avoid sugar

Top 10 Reasons to Avoid Sugar

Cavities are no longer the only reason to avoid the sweet stuff. Recent research shows alarming links between sugar and a growing number of diseases, from diabetes to cancer. Sugar […]

Ann Shippy MD Restaurant Guide

Dr. Shippy follows a Paleo Diet – a diet composed primarily of vegetables, meat, nuts, and fruit. A Paleo Diet is gluten-free, dairy-free (all animal sources), grain-free, corn-free, and free […]