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Nutrition

Former U.S. Vice President Goes Vegan

Source: Washington Post Maybe it was something about what they served in the White House mess in the 1990s. Or perhaps it’s what happens to baby boomer Democrats more than a decade after leaving office. For whatever the reason former vice president Al Gore has gone vegan,...
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Featured Video: Why Water Should Be Your Main Beverage

Sources: ChristopherReeve.org, OregonProvidence.org Of all of the beverages sold in all of the grocery stores, coffee shops and restaurants on the planet, there is only one that your body actually needs: water. The others, for the most part, are simply unnecessary – and expensive...
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Study: Gold Star nutrition ratings appear to work

Source: Post Bulletin.com A nutritional rating system using gold stars affixed to price labels on grocery store shelves appears to have shifted buying habits, potentially providing another tool to educate consumers on how to eat healthier, according to a new study. “Our...
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Myths About Food Allergies — Part 2

Source: Science Based Pharmacy.wordpress.com PART ONE 7. Myth: My naturopath/chiropractor/acupuncturist/homeopath diagnosed my allergy: Fact: Naturopaths and other alternative medicine providers do not diagnose allergies in evidence-based ways. Yet many offer purported different...
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Myths About Food Allergies – Part 1

Source: Science Based Pharmacy.wordpress.com 1. Myth: Allergies are a fad, and they’re not dangerous Fact: While 50-90% of self-reported food allergies are not allergies, severe food allergies do exist. They can have a sudden onset, and be fatal in minutes. Prior reactions don’t...
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