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Eat Your Meat, Take Your L-Carnitine

You probably heard the news last month about the study that showed L-carnitine in red meat is dangerous. Based on this study published in Nature Medicine, some of my readers expressed concerns about taking supplements containing acetyl-L-carnitine. But let me assure you, it’s not a problem. This small…

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Safe Grilling Tips

…your meats really well-done, you may be doing yourself more harm than good. The problem with grilling is that charring or over-grilling your food can create carcinogenic compounds called heterocyclic amines (HCAs) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). HCAs form when components of meat, like amino…

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Should You Eat Like a Caveman?

meat, fowl, fish, seafood, eggs, nuts, berries, avocados, olives, certain oils (olive, avocado, palm, coconut), and fresh fruits and vegetables often resolves the above problems. At the same time grain products were increasing dramatically in the diet, the public was being steered away from meat, eggs…

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How to Lower Your Cortisol

…out. To avoid the elevated cortisol brought on by the stress of fatigue, you must get 7 to 9 hours of sleep every day. Diet Incorporate eggs, lean meat, oily fish such as salmon and tuna, flaxseed, citrus fruits, berries, fortified cereals, dark leafy greens, and create a diet high fiber and lean protein…

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The Health Benefits of Whey

…consuming whey powder, which is naturally high in protein. Before whey powder was available, the most popular sources of protein were lean cuts of meat, fish, legumes, oats, and egg whites. Some early “protein powders” used egg whites, but research found whey to be far superior. Whey powder could…

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7 Best Anti-aging Herbs: Turmeric

…of turmeric a day. Some people eat it straight, but you can also try sprinkling it on potatoes, mixing it with tuna fish, or using it to spice up meat-based dishes. If you'd rather take the spice in supplement form, I recommend 200 milligrams of turmeric daily for maintenance purposes. Look for a product…

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Bromelain Has Cardiovascular Benefits Too

…pineapple on the Caribbean Island of Guadeloupe. Even then, they were amazed at its medicinal uses. Natives used the juice to aid in digestion of meat and cure stomachaches. Women used it to beautify their skin and warriors used it to improve the healing of their wounds. Recent research suggests that…

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How a Simple Glass of Water Can Alleviate Joint Pain

…tract, they provide a “reservoir” from which the body can pull water as it is needed. Finally, if you really want to jumpstart the process, add meat broth to your diet. The gelatin from animal bones and joints provides the GAGs, sulfur compounds, and necessary minerals in a form that’s easily digested…

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Three Steps to Preventing Digestive Upset

…carbohydrates in salads require no hydrochloric acid, but the stomach dumps all the hydrochloric acid in to begin with. Then, when the protein food (meat, fish, beans, cheese, etc.) needs acid, there is none left. * If changing the order of your meal isn’t enough to stop your excessive gas, you may…

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Go Crazy for Coconuts

…between these two extremes, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, and type 2 diabetes were rare when our society consumed more free-range and/or wild animal meat (including the fat as lard) and minimally processed dairy products (butter, raw milk, etc.). So definitely don't avoid coconuts or coconut oil because…

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Q&A: How To Take Coconut Oil Daily

…almost a confection. * You can also mix it into scrambled eggs or use it to sautee vegetables. * You can also mix it with spices for a rub to put on meat. Now It's Your Turn: How do you include coconut oil in your diet? You May Also Be Interested In: * The Skinny on Healthy Cooking Oils * Could Castor…

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The Conventional vs. Organic Debate Continues

…take-home message is two-fold. It just makes sense to avoid unnecessary toxin exposure. And buying organic produce, wild-caught fish, and free-range meats, eggs, and poultry whenever possible really is one of the best ways to do that. Also, it’s important to take protective antioxidants, minerals, and…

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Arthritis Superfood: Spirulina

…properly digested and assimilated by the body. To give you a rough comparison, spirulina's usable protein value is 65 percent, soybeans 35 percent, meats and fish from 15 to 25 percent, and eggs only 12 percent. What does all this have to do with arthritis? Researchers have found that one of spirulina's…

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