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Posts Tagged ‘nutrition’

Is Fat Good for You or Bad for You?

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Eating fat has had a bad rap for a long time. Starting back in the 1940s, the medical community thought there was a correlation between a high-fat diet and high cholesterol. So, to lower the risk of heart disease, they promoted the idea that a low-fat diet might be a healthier plan to follow. By…

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4 Ways To Reclaim Your Resolution

It has been a few months since we rang in the New Year. How are you doing with your New Year resolution? When you make a resolution, you are resolving to yourself to do something. It’s a promise, a commitment. Yet, nearly half of the people who make NY resolutions give them up before the…

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Introducing A Brain-Healthy Thanksgiving Menu

With Thanksgiving rapidly approaching, I want to share my recipes for our traditional holiday meal. My family and I refuse to feel deprived because we make the choice to eat healthy and feel energetic instead of overweight and foggy during the holidays. We want our focus to be where it should be: on gratitude and…

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5 Foods That Fight Heart Disease

My husband often says, “What’s good for your heart, is good for your brain.” At the Amen Clinics we treat the whole person. Heart disease claims the lives of one in three Americans. Yet almost all heart attacks and strokes are potentially preventable. Along with regular exercise and maintaining a healthy weight, what you eat…

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Embrace Your Inner Beast!

Humans and gorillas share nearly identical DNA and digestive systems. So it’s not surprising that when humans eat like gorillas—wild gorillas, that is—we flourish. A gorilla’s wild diet is much healthier for people than the standard American diet, which is full of foods that contribute to obesity, heart disease, cancer, and diabetes. Eating like a…

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