Category Archives: health

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Sleepless in Arkansas, Part 4:  Don’t Eat These

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Some foods and drinks keep you from sleeping.  Even though they might be good for you if you eat them early, they will not help you sleep if you eat them late in the day, before you go to bed. … Continue reading

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Sleep Series, Part 3: Do This

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Anyone over 50 is likely to experience not sleeping. Because Baby Boomers outnumber other ages, that means millions are not sleeping well. But there are things you can do to get more sleep. Continue reading

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The Why’s and How’s of Water

Your body needs an average upwards of half its weight in ounces of water per day—a minimum of eight to ten glasses.  Without it, you are courting high blood pressure, extra weight, Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, and more. Continue reading

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Sleepless in Arkansas: Part 2, Sleep Aids

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Sometimes we need help to get adequate sleep. Especially if our age is 50 years or more. And that’s when we seek out sleep aids to help us sleep. Continue reading

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Sleepless in Arkansas Series:  Part 1, Foods

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If you can’t sleep, you might consider eating these foods. Continue reading

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KILLING CANCER, Part 2: Alternative Health

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Doctors do not have all the answers; they typically get a 3-6 hour class in nutrition. Whereas alternative health has been around for hundreds of years. Continue reading

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What’s Faith Got to Do with It?

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“You are the creator. Whatever you think, that is what you create, and that is what you become.” Yogi Amrit Desai Continue reading

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Guest Post: Food Sources for Supplements

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The Foundation Foods contain powerful nutrients that can supercharge your bone remodeling process to help you build strong and resilient bones faster than you ever thought possible.1 Continue reading

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Adios, Supplements!

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Health is mostly about eating what’s right for your body. Dr. Greger’s research for that is published in his book, How Not to Die. Knowing exactly which supplements to take is guided not only by him but also by the Save Our Bones program if you have osteoporosis. Continue reading

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“Natural Flavors”, Part 2

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It’s our responsibility to know what we are eating by reading the labels and learning about words we don’t understand–like “Natural Flavors”. Continue reading

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“Natural Flavors”

Our processed foods have changed over the years with the addition of something called “Natural Flavors”. But are they really “natural”? Continue reading

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The Why’s and How’s of Water

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Your body needs an average upwards of half its weight in ounces of water per day—a minimum of eight to ten glasses.  Without it, you are courting high blood pressure, extra weight, Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, and more. Continue reading

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Bone Series #5: Acid/Alkaline Diet

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When starting a new journey like following the acid/alkaline diet there are things to learn tat will make it easier–like choosing which charts to follow, how you’ll get the 80/20 ratio needed, and developing menus that work for you. Continue reading

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Guest Post: Cruciferous Vegetables

The science-backed benefits of foods that boost your immune system and your bone health: cruciferous vegetables. Continue reading

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Your Bones and Pumpkin

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Pumpkins yield delicious flesh and crunchy, edible seeds, all of which are alkalizing and full of vitamins and minerals that infuse your bones with nutrients they need to thrive. Continue reading

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Break Your Addiction

Breaking addictions, whether it’s smoking, drinking, or eating too much sugar isn’t easy. It helps to have a friend who’s been there. My Final Quit is such a friend. To help them understand what you’re going through, share it with your non-smoking friends. Continue reading

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Health Series: Osteoporosis and Alzheimer’s

All articles on Osteoporosis and Alzheimer’s are listed in this post with links. Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s, Part 4: Barron’s Formula

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L-carnosine is a powerful ally for getting rid of amyloid plaque that can cause Alzheimer’s but there’s a catch. Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s, Part 3: Interesting Questions

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Finding a cure for Alzheimer’s is likely to be fruitless. But there are things we can do to avoid it according to Jon Barron, author, Lessons from the Miracle Doctors. Continue reading

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Bone Series, Part 5: Walking Builds Bones

Walking is a weight-bearing exercise, and there are things you can do to get the most from it. Continue reading