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Esalen Kale Salad

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Many of our patients are down-right scared of anything green unless of course it’s a green M&M! When I ask people whether they have ever eaten kale, they often tell me they’ve heard of it, but they wouldn’t know it if they saw it.  Kale is loaded with nutrients.  1 cup of cooked kale contains only 36 calories but it contains 350% …

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Identifying High Quality Sources for Raw Milk

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Posted by Dr. Mercola | May 01 2010 Click here to listen to the audio interview of Dr. Mercola and Mark McAfee Did you know there are two types of ‘raw milk’ in America? As Mark McAfee explains, there’s the raw milk intended to be consumed raw, and then there’s the raw milk intended to be used for pasteurization, and …

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8 Reasons to Go Organic

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One of the most profound ways to experience the energetic nature of food is to eat it in its pure and natural state. In fact, if you’ve ever eaten organic food, you probably noticed that it tasted fresher and more flavorful. So it’s not surprising that organic food products are one of the fastest growing trends today – people are …

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PESTICIDES & ADHD

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Pesticides linked to ADHD in children by Amanda Gardner, HealthDay HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, May 17 (HealthDay News) — New research suggests that exposure to high levels of organophosphate pesticides, commonly found on berries, celery and other produce, could raise the odds for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children. At this point, though, there is no evidence that pesticide exposure can actually …

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THE SKINNY ON FATS

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The Skinny on Fats: The truth about saturated fats by Mary Enig, PhD, and Sally Fallon Fats from animal and vegetable sources provide a concentrated source of energy in the diet; they also provide the building blocks for cell membranes and a variety of hormones and hormonelike substances. Fats as part of a meal slow down absorption so that we can go …