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Natural Foods for Optimal Health

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Lindsay Wilson

There is much wisdom in the saying, “You are what you eat,” and most health care practitioners agree that good health starts with a good diet. What you put in your body can influence whether or not you’ll develop heart...



Posted 01/01/70

The U.S. Public Health Services has concluded that fewer that 20% of adults get enough regular exercise and 40% are entirely sedentary. Even more surprising, ongoing research shows there is a youth fitness crisis. Our nation’s children have increased risk of heart disease due to too much body fat, elevated blood pressure, high cholesterol, and poor fitness, which is caused by lack of exercise.   Why Exercise? Exercise should not be exhausting and unbearable. It should be exhilarating, uplifting and fun! The main reason people exercise is to lose weight. Although this is a nice result of exercise, there are...

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Posted 01/01/70
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Jen Allbritton, CN

Uncovering the Mystery

Strolling down the oils aisle can be daunting, confusing at best. Media attention has blurred our understanding of which to choose – one day an oil is good, the next day it’s bad! In this article we will go into detail about the different choices, how to use them, and the unique benefits of each. For more information on the values of fats and oils, the use of traditional sources, and the concerns of a low-fat diet check out the Natural Grocers’ Customer Literature File Fats. Fats and Oil Processing How a fat is processed helps determine whether it is...

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