Oats: Do They or Don’t They Belong in a Gluten-Free Diet?

By Jodi Friedlander, N.C. November 10, 2013 Are you confused as to whether oats, even those that are certified gluten-free, can be tolerated by people with celiac disease and other forms of gluten sensitivity? If so, you’re in good company, as there’s quite a bit of controversy surrounding this topic. No matter where one looks, whether it’s some

The Many Sides of Sugar

DIABETES AND SUGAR SUBSTITUTES By Jodi Friedlander N.C. Recent research studies, and much clinical and anecdotal evidence, suggest sugar substitutes—including aspartame and Splenda®—are contributing to weight gain and diabetes. This is in addition to the many other side effects connected with them. Recent research studies, and much clinical and anecdotal evidence, suggest sugar substitutes—including aspartame

Veterans Day

Today, many of us are reminded of the struggles that vets face when they return home. Whether you’ve seen the effects of war on a soldier’s mind firsthand or just read about it in articles, the mental health of returning soldiers is a concern. According to Justice For Vets, “1 in 5 veterans has symptoms

The Recipe for Building Immune Health

By Dr. Ed Bauman The recipe for immune health is to eat and sleep well, stay hydrated, walk daily, take antioxidant nutrients and maintain a kind, positive attitude come what may. The immune system is our cellular guardian angel and private body guard. The sweet part is that it works to watch over us every

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Since 1985, October has been designated as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. An easy way to be proactive all year – Eat for Health. It’s simple to take cancer preventative measures with every meal. Here’s one sample day from your new diet diary: Enjoy a breakfast of whole-grain cereal with blueberries to get those mighty

Gluten-Free Pizza Crust

Gluten is a common trigger for inflammation. Even those who don’t have a gluten sensitivity will benefit from eliminating it from the diet. Also, focusing on eliminating gluten will make us much more cognizant of what we put in our bodies. Refined pastries, pasta, bagels, etc. are quick energy foods, but spike our blood sugar

Cinnamon’s Infection and Diabetes-Fighting Properties Revealed

Written By: Sayer Ji, Founder   Sayer Ji is an author, researcher, lecturer, and advisory board member of the National Health Federation. He founded Greenmedinfo.com in 2008 in order to provide the world an open access, evidence-based resource supporting natural and integrative modalities. It is internationally recognized as the largest and most widely referenced health resource of

7 Ways to Prevent and Even Reverse Heart Disease with Nutrition

Written by: Sayer Ji Sayer Ji is an author, researcher, lecturer, and advisory board member of the National Health Federation. He founded Greenmedinfo.com in 2008 in order to provide the world an open access, evidence-based resource supporting natural and integrative modalities. It is internationally recognized as the largest and most widely referenced health resource of its

Diet Direction

By Ed Bauman, M.Ed., Ph.D. Establishing a diet direction is a way to organize the amounts and varieties of foods one chooses to consume in order to achieve a specific effect. Our lives, as with everything else in nature, run in cycles. We have daily, monthly, and seasonal cycles, as well as progressing stages of life. Learning

Winter sore throat “tea”

Winter is upon us. With the change in temperature, often comes the sniffles, itchy throats, and annoying coughs. Rather than suffer, try this remedy and enjoy a winter full of warm hearths, early evenings, and holiday fun. In a jar, combine lemon slices, organic honey and sliced ginger. Close jar and put it in the

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