Monthly Archives: November 2015

Why Buy Organic?

Organic food is food that is produced without synthetic chemicals or fertilizers, herbicides, antibiotics, hormones, pesticides, genetic engineering, radiation or sewage sludge. Animal products that are labeled as organic do not use antibiotics, growth hormones or any medications except for vaccines and those used for illnesses. They are also fed only organic non GMO feed. […]

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Some Foods Cause Weight Gain More Than Others

In America, 31% of children are overweight or obese due to the types of foods that they are consuming.  A new study published in Health Affairs showed that certain foods might be contributing to the obesity trend more disproportionately than others. For example, potato chips are a highly caloric snack that do not promote satiety, […]

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Supplement of the Month: DHEA

What is DHEA and where is it found? DHEA stands for dehydroepiandrosterone, and it is a precursor to male and female sex hormones that is produced in the adrenal glands. DHEA supplements are made from wild yam and soy products. After the age of 30, DHEA levels in the body begin to decline, and low […]

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