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The Natural Medicine Cabinet: Cayenne Pepper

Besides being flat out delicious, cayenne pepper has a whole host of health benefits that are worth knowing about. Now, I know that you probably only think of cayenne as being good for bringing the heat to your favorite dishes, and that’s definitely the thing that makes it worth trying.[…]

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What to Eat NOW: Summer’s Bounty

It’s here, the official start of summer! While most of us have been living it up since Memorial Day, grilling out and packing in the watermelon and corn on the cob, gardens are bursting with fresh produce begging to be eaten. The fruits and vegetables in today’s issue are packed[…]

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Eating Right For Your Blood Type: Type A

If you think you’ve tried everything to shed fat, you’ll want to consider the blood type diet.  Today we’ll look at what it is to eat for your blood type, and discuss how type As should eat. I confess, I thought this diet was absolute quackery at first.  A friend[…]

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Go Alkaline For Your Body’s Batteries

I know that we’re all making the switch to rechargeable batteries for our small electronics, but our bodies need good ol’ alkaline. The alkaline diet is said to be a cure for everything from allergies to cancer, depending on the sufferings of the individual. However, there’s also massive disagreement as[…]

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Flavor Without Fat Or Fad

We do the best we can to eat well, and that often means limiting the amount of fat we use in cooking. The problem is that fat equals flavor, and we need to replace the flavor that fat provides. We often turn to exotic salts and seasoning blends in search[…]

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The Slow Food Movement

In Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Ricky Bobby’s father says, “Word around town is that I got a crazy son who wants to go fast!” I think that sums up the attitude of pretty much everything in the United States. We want it, and we want it now![…]

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The Primal Lifestyle: Diet

You may have heard of the primal lifestyle lately. I’ve been writing about CrossFit and P90X over the last couple of months, and you can’t get too deep into researching either without running into talk of a primal diet and exercise pattern. What is the primal lifestyle? While it can[…]

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Recipes and Reviews: Grains

Last week we talked about why you should mill your own grains, and I promised a few grain mill reviews. Since then I’ve taken an informal poll as to why people buy bread products rather than making their own. I got two recurring answers. First, people don’t have time at[…]

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