Men’s “Health Food” Nightmare

  By Al Sears, MD Buddhist monks live a strict life of depriving themselves. They don’t have any kind of sexual activity and try to stop themselves from even having any desires. They are not allowed to marry, or even touch a woman. Sex and lust are the most important things to avoid. And do you know how the … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Magnesium and Back Pain

For over 75 years, doctors and medical researchers have known about the importance of trace elements, including magnesium. Magnesium in particular is important in guarding against (or alleviating) ailments like heart disease, stroke, diabetes, arthritis and asthma. Now researchers are finding a link between back pain and … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain, Healthy Eating, Supplements
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Is Extra Virgin Olive Oil A Health Tonic?

  Extra virgin olive oil can be a tasty addition to your food. But did you know it's one of the most health promoting oils available? It provides tremendous health benefits in addition to its wonderful flavor. You can use it on your pasta, salad, fish, vegetables, and many other dishes. Regular use of extra … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

How to Naturally Color Easter Eggs

Eggs are great for you... but artificial food colors are not. That's why if you're planning on dyeing eggs for your Easter celebration — or any occasion at all — you'll want to stick with natural food colors. But first, to get the perfect hardboiled egg, you need to know how to cook them. If you want the perfect hardboile … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

The Truth About Corn

By Isabel De Los Rios Author of The Diet Solution Program There's nothing like a good piece of corn on the cob at your summer barbeque or your buttered popcorn to go along with your favorite movie, right? Or wrong? This question seems to be coming up more and more often... Isabel, are corn and foods made from corn … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Mad About Magnesium

Magnesium may be 12 on the Periodic Table, but it's Number 1 when it comes to health. This mighty mineral is central to more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body, including maintaining muscle and nerve function, holding heart rhythm steady, and keeping bones strong. Roughly 60 percent of the magnesium in our bodies … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

They Ate Up All My Blueberries

By Al Sears, MD Blueberries are one of my favorite snacks. I've tried to grow blueberries at my house along with other fruits in my garden. It almost drove me crazy. The easy part is that blueberry bushes like to be in full sunshine and get about an inch of rain a week ... no problem in South Florida, right? … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Should You Eat the “Other White Meat”?

By Al Sears, MD You may have seen pork marketed as "the other whitemeat." Many cuts of modern pork are indeed quite white and getting lighter all the time. Yet the cuts of pork from the farms around where I grew up varied from pink to reddish brown. Today's pork is also a lot drier and less flavorful than my grandfather' … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

How I Get My Winter Vitamin D

By Al Sears, MD We all know sunshine is the cure if you don't get enough vitamin D in your diet, right? Well, not so fast ... sunshine isn't always enough. The problem is that even when it's sunny you might not get enough vitamin D. In a study from the city of Calgary — one of the sunniest places in Canada — almost … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

How Eating at Home Can Save Your Life

By Mark Hyman, MD The slow insidious displacement of home cooked and communally shared family meals by the industrial food system has fattened our nation and weakened our family ties. In 1900, 2 percent of meals were eaten outside the home. In 2010, 50 percent were eaten away from home and one in five breakfasts is fr … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,