Nutrition and Weight Loss

Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen

Want to know which products to purchase Organic or “regular”? GoBeyondHealthyNow.com to learn about living “BEYOND Organic!” From “I Like it Organic.com” — Organic products can be more expensive than regular products. Are they worth the extra cost? The right answer to that question is: it depends. The main reason...
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Meet Fat, Your New Organ

There are many reasons why we want to lose excess weight, including feeling better and looking better. Another reason is that fat tissue can have an adverse effect on other areas of the body. Findings published in the Journal of Proteome Research show that scientists have discovered 20 new hormones...
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GMO: You Are What You Eat?

GMO = Genetically Modified Organisms. Genetic engineering of our food supply is being called “Cell Invasion Technology.” Here’s a sobering video about GMOs found in 80% of the foods we find in our supermarkets (including GMO corn, canola, soybeans and sugar beets). Whenever I think of Monsanto, I think of chemicals,...
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Meat Glue?

I don’t want to scare you, but the food situation in this country is getting worse!  I just saw this video, and had to share it with you. When you see this 5 minute video, you will be SHOCKED as I was, to see what is going on with the meat...
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Childhood Obesity News

Having grown up as an overweight child, I know what a lifelong struggle overcoming obesity can be. In the interest of reversing the alarming statistics linked to childhood obesity, science is looking at parents’ roles for clues from before birth to family mealtime (and I would add prayer at the dinner table...
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Sweet and Dangerous

HFCS – High Fructose Corn Syrup. Sweeter than sugar and piling on the pounds. A major contributor to weight gain is a sweet little additive known as HFCS (high fructose corn syrup). Since the brain does not recognize HFCS as a food, one can eat a lot of it without feeling...
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White Bread Wrap…er…RAP

I’ve been asked to post the fun rap I did yesterday on Crane Durham’s “Nothing But Truth” show on American Family Radio. The Rap is in response to these 2 articles Crane and I discussed on our “Faith & Fitness” segment: 1. McDonald’s being sued over Happy Meals: http://articles.latimes.com/2010/dec/16/business/la-fi-happy-meal-20101216 (Parents DO...
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Weight Loss: Marshmallows or Gold?

Don’t Be Afraid of Weights! It’s Marshmallows vs. Gold… BAD NEWS: While aerobic exercise burns calories, the body’s metabolism quickly returns to pre-exercise levels, usually within 30 minutes or so. GOOD NEWS! Resistance training, according to researchers at Johns Hopkins University, leads to increased calorie burning for up to TWO HOURS...
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