Health News – Vegetable Oils May Lead to Migranes, Dementia

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If you are still using vegetable oils, such as canola, sunflower, soy, safflower, etc, you might want to read this article. A Denver physician recently published a book called “Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food” and makes some interesting points about the dangers of vegetable oils to...
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Facts about Coconut Oil

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So we all know that coconut oil is the rising star of the health food focused world. Its delicate taste, heat stability and many other factors have made it the new darling of nutritionists and chefs alike.  This recent article in the Washington Post has some really interesting facts...
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Fake Food, Real Food

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So a new book is coming out called “Real Food Fake Food” by author Larry Olmstead.  In the book, he talks about how much of the food we consume in this country is fake.  I haven’t read the book yet, but it is going on my reading list.  The...
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The Olive Tree

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“The Olive Tree is surely the greatest gift from heaven”.  — Thomas Jefferson. So declared our nation’s third president, and how right he was!  A few little known facts about the olive tree: The average life of an olive tree is 300-600 years! In ancient Greece, a person could...
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Know Your Oils – The Difference Between Extra Virgin & All the Others

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You are shopping for olive oil at the grocery store and feel overwhelmed by the selection in the grocery store.  You wonder, “What’s the difference between all of these olive oils? Is it just marketing?” The simple answer is no.  There is a world of difference between a true,...
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