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What Healthy Eating Can Do for You

What Healthy Eating Can Do for You

Infographic- This list of all the vitamins and minerals, and the foods that contain them, shows what healthy eating can do for you.

By May 16, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Why You Need to Take Supplements

Why You Need to Take Supplements

Dr. Mark Hyman – Even with a perfect diet, the combination of many things—including our depleted soils, the storage and transportation of our food, genetic alterations of seeds, and a toxic environment—make it impossible for us to get the vitamins and minerals we need solely from the foods we eat.

10 Ingredients in Processed Foods That Steal Nutrients From Your Body

10 Ingredients in Processed Foods That Steal Nutrients From Your Body

April McCarthy – Unless you’re living on a farm in the middle of nowhere, chances are you consume at least some packaged foods.

Top 10 Energy Nutrients Missing from the American Diet

Top 10 Energy Nutrients Missing from the American Diet

Ashley Erikson – Approximately 10 percent of the nation has some type of nutrition deficiency, and this can cause a long list of complications.

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Microwave Cooking: Cancer for Convenience?

Microwave Cooking: Cancer for Convenience?

Paul Fassa, Natural Society Waking Times It’s a bit controversial, but you should know that using a microwave oven could be damaging your health. Swiss scientist Hans Hertel did independent research on microwave cooking that was once banned from publication by a court gag order demanded by an industry association. He was told to recant or […]

By December 5, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
All Foods That You Crave Are Driven By A Lack of Specific Nutrients – So Which Foods Will Address Your Craving and Why?

All Foods That You Crave Are Driven By A Lack of Specific Nutrients – So Which Foods Will Address Your Craving and Why?

Natasha Longo, Prevent Disease Waking Times Once we become aware of the foods that do not agree with our biochemistry, hormonal balance and digestion, we can rectify and tweak our diet to satisfy something larger that our body needs. Severe cravings can lead to binge eating and other eating disorders. If we know exactly why […]

By August 29, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Try This Health Care Plan: Soil Health is the Root of Health

Try This Health Care Plan: Soil Health is the Root of Health

Brook Le Van, Guest Waking Times None of us easily comprehends how much a trillion dollars is, or a trillion anything, for that matter, but as taxpayers we are investing more than 2.3 trillion dollars into our current health care industry. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention tells us three quarters of health care […]

Over 12 Health Benefits of Sesame Seeds and Sesame Oil

Over 12 Health Benefits of Sesame Seeds and Sesame Oil

Mike Barrett, Natural Society Waking Times An amazingly healthful food utilized for over 5,000 years, sesame may be one of the most potent, nutrient-dense medicinal foods still used today. Sesame seeds are not only praised for their nutritional content in seed form, but are also highly valued for their rancid-resistant oil. In fact, once you […]

By February 8, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
The 8 Most Nutrient Dense Foods on Earth

The 8 Most Nutrient Dense Foods on Earth

Jill Ettinger, Guest Writer Waking Times We all know which foods we do best to avoid (right?). Despite the alluring appeal of Oreos, Mountain Dew or McAnything, processed foods provide little nutrition and a whole lot of risks. But when it comes to the good stuff—what are the best foods to put into our bodies? […]

By November 14, 2012 19 Comments Read More →
Studies Show Microwaves Drastically Reduce Nutrients In Food

Studies Show Microwaves Drastically Reduce Nutrients In Food

Ed Bauman, PH.D. Waking Times  I can remember the days growing up in the 1950’s and 1960’s, when we prepared foods without a microwave oven. Water was boiled on the stove. Chicken was baked in an oven. Vegetables were steamed, baked, or sautéed. Food was whole and fresh. Even a TV dinner was baked in […]

By August 22, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
An Avocado a Day…

An Avocado a Day…

Anna Hunt, Contributing Writer Waking Times If you ask your friends if an avocado is a fruit or vegetable they may not know, but they’ll probably be able to tell you that avocados are high in fat. This fact about the mild-flavored green fruit (yes, avocados are fruits, or more specifically large berries) has given […]

By July 4, 2012 1 Comments Read More →