Weight Loss Injections – What They Are Not Telling You (Thanks to Vanessa Teff)

By |2023-12-03T10:04:42-08:00December 3rd, 2023|Balancing Hormones, Healthy Food and Supplements, Losing Weight, Lowering Cholesterol and Blood Sugar, Navigating Marketing Hypes, SHAPE ReClaimed|

The following is from my friend Vanessa Teff's newsletter from September. She did an excellent job of summarizing the situation, so no need for me to reinvent the wheel! There is another great article in the Weston Price Wise Traditions journal which is not yet available to the public. When [...]

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Fats, Cholesterol and Hormones – Keys to Better Health: June 2023 Newsletter

By |2023-06-01T16:17:02-07:00June 1st, 2023|Balancing Hormones, Improved Mood and Mental Clarity, Lowering Cholesterol and Blood Sugar, Navigating Marketing Hypes|

Our look at nutrition myths continues this month with a look at fat and cholesterol. While it may be surprising to you, the belief that fat is bad for you and that cholesterol causes heart attacks is still quite prevalent. It is true that certain fats are not healthy and [...]

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Fabulous Fats

By |2023-05-30T18:57:19-07:00May 30th, 2023|Healthy Food and Supplements, Losing Weight, Lowering Cholesterol and Blood Sugar|

In this final installment of articles overviewing the macronutrients (protein, carbohydrate, and fat) we complete the picture with fat. Everybody knows that fat is bad for you.  Right? Well, not exactly.  It is fat that has been most unjustly demonized.  We have been suffering from a low-fat craze for the [...]

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The Benefits of Coconut Oil

By |2023-05-30T18:47:33-07:00May 30th, 2023|Healthy Food and Supplements, Improved Mood and Mental Clarity, Losing Weight, Lowering Cholesterol and Blood Sugar|

I’ve often spoke of how confusing nutrition can be – one week we hear one news item and the next week the complete opposite. Well, here we go again. Last week the local paper that publishes my articles carried a syndicated article from a Dr. Komaroff “Coconut Oil No Substitute [...]

Danger Will Robinson, Danger – Artificial Sweeteners: May 2023 Newsletter

By |2023-04-30T17:57:55-07:00April 30th, 2023|Healthy Food and Supplements, Improving Digestion, Losing Weight, Lowering Cholesterol and Blood Sugar, Navigating Marketing Hypes, Recommended Reading|

This month we continue the theme of nutrition myths and focus on perhaps the most dangerous of all – the belief and marketing of artificial sweeteners as being safe for human consumption. They are not. Let us repeat. Artificial sweeteners are not safe. In fact, they are a major contributor [...]

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Artificial Sweeteners But Were Afraid To Ask?

By |2023-04-30T16:28:32-07:00April 30th, 2023|Healthy Food and Supplements, Losing Weight, Lowering Cholesterol and Blood Sugar, Navigating Marketing Hypes, Recommended Reading|

This is the handout from our presentation on Artificial Sweeteners. It goes along with the article "Why Are We Still Consuming Artificial Sweeteners? which you can access here: Artificial Sweeteners This is the most important point of this whole presentation:  While it is true that artificial sweeteners do not increase [...]

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Cut the Carbs

By |2023-04-30T16:05:02-07:00April 30th, 2023|Healthy Food and Supplements, Losing Weight, Lowering Cholesterol and Blood Sugar|

In this third installment of articles overviewing the macronutrients (protein, carbohydrate, and fat) we turn our attention to carbohydrates. The amount of carbohydrates to have in our diet is probably the most controversial question of nutrition.  You will see heated debates illustrating the benefits of both low carbohydrate diets and [...]

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Why Are We Still Consuming Artificial Sweeteners?

By |2023-04-30T17:58:17-07:00April 30th, 2023|Healthy Food and Supplements, Losing Weight, Lowering Cholesterol and Blood Sugar, Navigating Marketing Hypes|

Previously I have written about the evils of sugar. If you thought that was scary, there is something I believe is actually worse – the artificial sweeteners that are offered by the food industry as a “no calorie” alternative. Why are they dangerous? Quite simply they are a mix of [...]

Love For Your Heart: February 2023 Newsletter

By |2023-02-01T16:10:57-08:00February 1st, 2023|Healthy Food and Supplements, Losing Weight, Lowering Cholesterol and Blood Sugar|

February – the month of love and heart health! With our love, we offer you some great information on nutrition for a healthy heart, specials from Direct Labs for important heart health tests, and an opportunity for you to show some love to the Museum of North Idaho! Designs for [...]

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Nutrients for a Healthy Heart: Part 2 – Rhythm of the Heart

By |2023-02-01T15:21:15-08:00February 1st, 2023|Healthy Food and Supplements, Lowering Cholesterol and Blood Sugar|

As mentioned in a previous article rate, rhythm, and tone are the key measurements of heart health. Rate is the speed at which the heart beats. This is influenced by the autonomic nervous system and two key minerals: potassium and phosphorus. This was featured in the previous article. Rhythm refers [...]

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