Healthy Days

From Sea To Shining Sea

How many of you have ever tried sushi?  No, not the one with the raw meat in it, but the other kinds that have rice covered with nori (a seaweed) and veggies and avocado inside.  Besides the great taste of the veggie sushi, you may be surprised that you are getting more than a mouthful of flavor.  The sea vegetable ...

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Getting the Max from Your Grocery Bill

One of the best ways to get the most out of each bite of our fresh produce is to blend it. We receive up to 80% more nutrition when we blend rather than eat our salads.1 That means, we get a whole lot more for our money! With the price of groceries, why not get the maximum benefits from your ...

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Why Is It So Hard To Stay Healthy?

Have you ever wondered if your parents had to work as hard as you do to maintain their health?  Chances are, probably not.  While they still had to make good food choices, their lifestyles were probably more active than sedentary.  The air they breathed when they were younger was pure, the food they consumed was likely whole foods without the ...

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4 reasons to leave meat out of your diet

Are you looking to detox and restructure your diet to eliminate unhealthy fats and toxic substances? Removing meat from your daily meals is one of the most important steps to accomplishing this goal. Animal products – red meat in particular – make up a large portion of the saturated fats people consume. Cutting meat like pork, chicken, beef and lamb ...

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The truth about vitamin D deficiency

Contrary to popular belief, vitamin D does not increase your risk of skin cancer. In fact, your body needs this vitamin to maintain strong, healthy bones, to fight infection and promote overall health, according to the Vitamin D Council. This vitamin, created organically by the body when exposed to sunlight, is also essential for the proper functioning of the heart, ...

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Foods that can help combat arthritis pain

Did you know that arthritis affects about 52.5 million adults living in the U.S.? That’s more than 1 in 5, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Not only is it the leading cause of disability in the country, but it is also the most common chronic illness. There are a number of factors that could increase one’s risk of developing arthritis. This ...

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Natural ways to prevent allergies

The warmer seasons may pose ample opportunity to enjoy the sunshine, but they also invite a hefty nuisance – seasonal allergies. According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, mild temperatures can cause plants to pollinate early, which means allergy season could last anytime between February and early summer months in the U.S. While the medical “experts” are often telling ...

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Is It Time to Take Another Look at an Old Friend?

Apple Cider Vinegar—Nature’s Wonder Drug? Apple Cider Vinegar is a popular home remedy.  But did you know that its health benefits date back to Egyptian Urns in 3000 B.C.? The Babylonians as well as Julius Caesar’s army used it to stay healthy and fight off disease. The Greeks and Romans kept vinegar vessels for healing and flavoring. It was used ...

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Natural Sources of Glutathione

Have you ever taken or experienced any of the following? Prescription drugs Radiation-based diagnostic or therapy measures Immunization shots Antibiotics Over the counter drugs Still have, or had, silver-mercury amalgam fillings in your mouth Been exposed to house, farm or commercial use herbicides, pesticides, chemical fertilizers, or cleaning fluids Used non-organic cosmetics, shampoos, lotions, sunscreens, or toothpastes (the ones with ...

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The Real Reason You’re Suffering from Allergies

Hallelujah Acres’ Vice-President of Health Olin Idol (ND, CNC) wrote a great article about allergies and gut health.  We asked Olin to contribute part of his article for today’s blog post: A hypersensitive (over sensitive) immune response is responsible for the increasing occurrence of allergies, which have become the fifth leading chronic disease in the U.S. among all ages and the third most common chronic ...

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