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Eating Healthy on a Budget

Having the time and money to focus on health is a privilege. The vast majority of self-proclaimed health nuts are able to shop at Whole Foods, make superfood smoothies in their fancy blenders, and splurge on bougie dairy-free cheeses, and most are not worried about feeding a family on food stamps. 720 more words


Drinking Coffee May Reduce Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Risks

Summary: According to researchers, drinking coffee could reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. The study reports dark roasted coffee appears to have better neuroprotective qualities than light roasts.

Source: Universal Health Network

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Suicide, Depression & Antidepressants

From the Juice Lady…

It is with a heavy heart that I am sharing that a dear friend of mine committed suicide this week. She was on an antidepressant because she’d been depressed and wasn’t sleeping well. 83 more words

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Inflammation Can Lead to Circadian Sleep Disorders

Summary: Using new technology to turn inflammation on and off in mice, researchers discover inflammation may contribute to sleep disorders.

Source: Northwestern University.

Inflammation, which is the root cause of autoimmune disorders including arthritis, Type 1 diabetes, irritable bowel syndrome and Crohn’s disease, has unexpected effects on body clock function and can lead to sleep and shiftwork-type disorders, … 8 more words

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That Paleo Night

To say that That Paleo Night was a dream is the understatement of the century.

Last Wednesday night, I hosted my first health and wellness event, which I obviously called “That Paleo Night.” It was an evening dedicated to helping people become the healthiest and happiest versions of themselves through movement, nourishing foods, friendship, and education. 785 more words

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Fasting and the 2016 Nobel Prize in Medicine

A student of fasting for over 40 years, I began Blogging about it some eight plus years ago, in a post on Juice Fasting. In fact things have gotten to the point where we have to put “fasting” in quotes, to clarify what we mean because it is becoming as meaningless a word as “natural”. 324 more words

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