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Cilantro: 7+ Reasons to Love this Super-Herb for Your Health

Cilantro is known as Chinese parsley, and also coriander, although typically Cilantro refers to the leaves and stems of this plant and Coriander refers to the seeds of the plant, but in many places these names are used interchangeably. Cilantro looks a lot like parsley, but it has a definite lemony-green distinctive flavor that many…

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December 7, 2016
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Nutty Claims – What is Healthy?

If you were to believe the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Pop-Tarts and Frosted Flakes are healthier than nuts and avocados. This incomprehensible stance stems from the agency’s definition of the word “healthy.” According to FDA rules, food can only be marketed as healthy if it meets certain nutritional criteria for fat, sodium, cholesterol and…

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May 28, 2016
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The Future of Dieting Is Personalized Algorithms Based on Your Gut Bacteria

Your friend has cut out sugar and feels amazing as a result. Another friend, on the other hand, is on what sometimes appears to be a strict all-candy diet and still stays perfectly healthy and trim. And you have tried both of these dietary tactics and have seen no real changes in your own body.…

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March 29, 2016
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9 Foods to Never Eat Again

This study was published in the journal, Neuropsychopharmacology found that the saturated fats had a similar effect on our brains as drugs. So the more saturated fat we eat, the less we enjoy it…and the more we want it in order to get the same “high.” What we put into our bodies makes us who…

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August 14, 2015
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Why Is the Federal Government Afraid of Fat?

BOSTON — SINCE the publication of the federal government’s 1980 Dietary Guidelines, dietary policy has focused on reducing total fat in the American diet — specifically, to no more than 30 percent of a person’s daily calories. This fear of fat has had far-reaching impacts, from consumer preferences to the billions of dollars spent by…

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July 13, 2015

Collagen Benefits

Why Vital Proteins’ Collagen? Whole food based nutrition containing collagen is essential for one’s overall health, fitness and wellbeing. Our ancestors utilized sustainable whole animal nutrition, which provided an abundant amount of collagen. Over the past century modern food processing has removed this natural and healthy protein from our diets. Collagen is vital for our…

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June 10, 2015

Fit Food Vegan Dietary Supplement

Fit Food Vegan Dietary Supplement Are you looking for a healthy non-GMO protein powder? FIT Food Vegan Complete is a delicious functional food powder that is free of soy, dairy, and gluten. It may be used as a snack, a “rescue” food, or as an occasional meal replacement. Call Integrative Medicine of New Jersey at…

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September 16, 2014

Changing Gene Expression Without Changing Genes

Changing Gene Expression Without Changing Genes One of the most absorbing topics emerging from modern health science is epigenetics, defined as “heritable changes in gene activity that are not caused by changes in the DNA sequence…. The term also refers to … functionally relevant changes to the genome that do not involve a change in…

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June 2, 2014