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5. Fabulous Fruits

Because fruits taste so good, some people think they can’t possibly be as good for you as vegetables. People with type 2 diabetes, in particular, often believe they should avoid fruit because of its high content of naturally occurring sugar. The American Diabetes Association, however, advises: “Fruits are loaded with

Alternative Food Preservatives

Many consumers are jumping on the ‘clean-label bandwagon’ and are actively demanding foods free of artificial and chemical additives, like preservatives. Food manufacturers have responded by reformulating products with ‘natural’ or alternative preservatives, like celery powder, rosemary extract, and vitamins C and E.

Purposeful Preservatives

Food preservatives are added to foods for

Fend Off Environmental Allergy Symptoms with Nutrition Choices

Most people associate allergies with spring flowers, but as we look ahead to fall, we also are looking ahead to one of the highest allergy seasons of the year. Allergy symptoms include a runny nose, watery or itchy eyes, sneezing, and coughing. In addition to medication suggested by your doctor,

Editor’s Note: Mind Your Backs!

We’re looking at back pain in this month’s issue, since it’s something that affects nearly two-thirds of Americans, and can make simple activities of daily living a real challenge.

When you suffer from back pain, you may tend to focus on the symptoms and reach for painkillers. Some people take to

What You Need to Know About Phytic Acid Foods

What You Need to Know About Phytic Acid Foods

When you eat foods that contain phytic acid, it can prevent you from absorbing vitamins and minerals properly during digestion. But there’s no need to avoid your favorite foods; learn the specific steps to make them safe and nutritious.

Mold Exposure Treatment

Mold Exposure Treatment

In our post “Mold Exposure Symptoms and Treatment”, you learned that living or working in water-damaged homes or buildings can lead to a wide variety of mold exposure symptoms ranging from allergies and fatigue to more severe diseases. You were introduced to the concept that mycotoxins (the toxic byproducts secreted

3 Unexpected Bentonite Clay Benefits

3 Unexpected Bentonite Clay Benefits

Clay has been used for more than 6,000 years as a detoxifying, antimicrobial medicine that helps people with skin problems. And, those aren’t the only bentonite clay benefits! However, use of clay is not without danger. Learn how to use it safely and effectively.

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