Healthy Days

How The Hallelujah Recovery Diet Works

Have you ever heard of someone who beat a life-threatening ailment without medical attention? It can be hard to believe — but it’s true. We have personally seen, time and again, how the body can heal itself of almost any serious physical problem. How? By providing the body with the tools it needs to heal itself. The body is truly ...

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Celebrate Your Freedom (from disease)

Tomorrow is Independence Day, the fourth of July, just the “fourth” or whatever you wish to call it. On this day, we celebrate our freedom to live, work, and worship in a free country. It’s definitely something to celebrate and something we should not take for granted. But there’s something else you should not take for granted — your health. ...

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What Psoriasis Says About Your Health

Sometimes skin conditions are not what they seem. On page 18 of Health News magazine issue #72, Rick Lamothe tells how a condition he thought was eczema was actually a rare form of cancer. But what if your skin condition truly is a skin condition — is it genetic or caused by diet? Well… yes. Though you may have a ...

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Should You Be Gluten-Free?

Right now, the U.S. standards on gluten-free food labeling are loose, at best. If you haven’t been diagnosed with celiac disease, maybe that doesn’t concern you very much. But should it? Could you have a gluten intolerance that is not necessarily celiac disease — and not know it? The tricky thing about gluten is that celiac disease and gluten intolerance ...

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Spray Tanning Gets A Blemish

The spray tanning world is blushing today after an embarrassing mix-up regarding DHA — and it may change a lot of people’s minds about “safe” ways to tan. DHA in the spray tanning world is an acronym for a chemical in the spray called dihydroxyacetone. As ABC News reports, some in the spray tan industry were misusing the acronym, claiming ...

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Gardening Is Great Exercise

Instead of cursing those weeds, you may want to thank them for saving your heart! It turns out that gardening is great exercise that can help you lower your blood pressure, increase blood flow, build muscle, and decrease your cholesterol just like any other exercise! If you think about it, gardening as exercise makes sense. How many times do people ...

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Holy Basil, Batman… Catwoman’s Gone Vegan!

You’d have to be a certain age (who, us?) to remember Michelle Pfeiffer as Batman’s nemesis, Catwoman in one of her defining roles (Batman Returns, 1992) Back then, she said in a recent interview on CNN, it was all about vanity. Now, 54-year-old Pfeiffer says, it’s about longevity, which is why she’s adopted a plant-based diet. (OK, maybe it’s still ...

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Standard American Diet May Be Drying Up

You’ve probably heard the estimation that it takes 16 pounds of vegetarian food to produce just one pound of beef. You may have also heard that animal grazing and land used for feed crops uses an amazing 30% of the earth’s landmass. But what about the water? A new study from The University of Texas at Austin is revealing the ...

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“You don’t need to detect all cancers.”

In today’s screening-crazed world of “early detection or else,” we were pleasantly surprised to read the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force’s recommendation to skip routine prostate cancer screening. That’s right, they’re actually discouraging PSA tests. Why? Well, a higher than normal PSA number can cause undue alarm, for one thing. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that agreeing to unnecessary surgery, chemo, ...

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How Breastfeeding Saves Lives

Everyone knows that breastfeeding is best, but saving lives? That’s the latest news from Nigeria. Last year, Susan Grant from an organization called Save The Children stated that, “…mother’s breast milk can save a million children’s lives each year.” Wow… a million kids saved every year — just by breastfeeding! To our surprise, Save The Children reports that less than ...

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