Common Sense Health: Why FAT is BACK!

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If you follow the latest health trends at all, you may have noticed that recently – Fat (good healthy fat that is) has really made a strong comeback! Besides the fact that fat is a concentrated source of energy, is …

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Common Sense Health: Keeping Our Bones Strong

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I’ll cut right to the chase. Due to the fact that our current health care system – (which really should be renamed our “Disease Care System”) is dominated by a very powerful pharmaceutical industry, most people (including physicians) are not …

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Common Sense Health: Health… Simply For The Joy Of It!

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For someone who has claimed for over 30 years that, “Health is my thing,” you would think that when I was asked to write an article about ways to stay focused and disciplined on our health goals and New Year’s …

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Common Sense Health: What does it take for women to be healthy these days?

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Given each woman’s uniqueness and varying ages and stages of life, an attempt to create a “one-size-fits-all” list of what it takes to be healthy might be futile. However, there are several tips regarding health that apply to all women.

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Common Sense Health: What the Heck is MTHFR?

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Why would anyone be interested in something with a name like: Methyltetrahydrofolate reductase and why on earth is someone who does not have a PhD in genetics writing an article about it in a women’s magazine?

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Common Sense Health: Women -Toxins – Hormones & Our Health

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We are just beginning to recognize the role toxins play in our country’s high rates of hormone related dysfunctions including: infertility, birth defects, breast cancer, PCOD (polycystic ovary disease) PMS, precocious puberty, endometriosis and obesity.

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Common Sense Health: An Inconvenient Truth regarding Children’s Health… What Moms Can Do Now!

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Remember when you first saw Al Gore’s movie An Inconvenient Truth that depicted the dire state of our environment due to global warming? It wasn’t easy to watch. But we had to face some facts: as a result of industrialization …

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Common Sense Health: Rocking the Boat (Regarding Hypertension)

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I call myself a holistic, nutritionally-oriented Registered Nurse for a reason. Instead of simply accepting a diagnosis or label (such as hypertension), becoming alarmed and heading straight to the doctor for a prescriptive medication, those of us who believe in …

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Common Sense Health: Our Greatest Wealth is Health

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“It is health that is our real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver” ~Mahatma Gandhi Creating an abundance of money is a wonderful experience! Surrounding ourselves with things that please us, having the ability to travel to exotic …

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Common Sense Health: The Health Benefits of Women Minding Their Own Business

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I don’t mean to say: it’s healthier to stay out of other people’s business (because, I for one find that nearly impossible!) Rather, I’m referring to one of the healthiest actions I ever took in my life and that was: …

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Common Sense Health: The Benefits of Balancing your Blood Sugar

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I’m sure by now you’ve heard the buzz regarding the importance of balancing your blood sugar level. Keeping it stable not only prevents excessive weight gain and obesity, but it’s also critical for preventing Type-2 Diabetes, Heart Disease, Cancer, and …

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Common Sense Health: Flushing out Toxins

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We have come a long way in our awareness of the 87,000 chemicals (created during the last 100 years, mostly untested and unregulated) and the roles they play in numerous conditions, from Infertility, Autism, Cancer, to Obesity. Understanding just how …

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Home Space: Why Tiny Is Getting So Big? Healthy Happy Living in Tiny Homes

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Building and living in a “Tiny Home” is a movement steeped in personal choices involving health, wealth and common sense.

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Common Sense Health: To Juice or Not to Juice?

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To juice or not to juice is definitely “not” the question! I don’t think there is much of a debate regarding the health benefits of consuming such a rich source of nutrients & cleansing elements, or how these organic, fresh-made …

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