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Food & You: The Body-Mind Connection

“Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul.” – Dorothy Day   There’s no doubt about it: what we eat, and how much we eat, has a direct impact on our physical health. But … Continue reading

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Preventing Blood Clots with Food

A compound called Rutin, commonly found in fruits and vegetables and sold over the counter as a dietary supplement, has been shown to inhibit the formation of blood clots in an animal model of thrombosis.   These findings, led by … Continue reading

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Wherever You Shop: Say NO to GMO Foods!

From farmer’s markets to grocery stores, to shop with confidence about avoiding GMO foods you need to shop smarter. Here’s how:   When in doubt, Go organic. The USDA National Organic Standards prohibit the use of GMOs. Look for the … Continue reading

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GMOs in Your Food: The Facts You Need to Know

Did you know that FDA doesn’t even test genetically modified foods to make sure they’re good for you? According to them, it’s the manufacturer’s responsibility to make sure their GMO products are safe. ┬áIf you’ve paid even a little attention … Continue reading

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Lifestyle medicine: food for thought

In this day and age, there’s an abundance of words, medical terms, and definitions that embodies lifestyle medicine. Lifestyle medicine, within the scope of conventional medicine, is an alternative approach to lower the risk for a number of lifestyle-related chronic … Continue reading

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