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How to Keep the Digestive Juices Flowing

Saturday Mar 28 2015 | by Frederic Patenaude

As discussed in my previous article, it’s very common after a “detox diet” (raw foods, paleo, juice fasting, etc.) to experience ... more »

What Happens When Rawfoodists Cheat on Their Diet

Thursday Mar 26 2015 | by Frederic Patenaude

This is a dilemma that every person who has seriously dabbled with raw foodism, fasting, juice cleansing and even other restricted diets — has ... more »

The Truth About Juice Fasts: The Sweet Spot and the Danger Zone

Thursday Mar 19 2015 | by Colleen M. Story

A juice fast may help jolt you into healthier eating, but it can also be dangerous. They’re trendy. They’re supposed to be healthy. But do they do ... more »

Soy: Superstar Health Food or Really Bad Idea?

Thursday Mar 12 2015 | by Colleen M. Story

Studies have shown mixed results on soy—should we avoid it or not? In a 2011 survey, about 81 percent of consumers rated soy as healthy. About a ... more »

The Neurological Consequences of Celiac Disease: Can Gluten Affect the Brain?

Friday Mar 6 2015 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Among the most puzzling of all conditions associated with Celiac disease are ones that affect the nervous system. Can gluten sensitivity or Celiac ... more »

5 Reasons Why Slow Runners are Smarter

Thursday Mar 5 2015 | by Colleen M. Story

Could it be that slow runners live longer in the end? You know the tale. The tortoise, weary of the hare’s constant ridicule of his slow-moving ... more »

I Didn’t Want to Die

Saturday Feb 28 2015 | by Frederic Patenaude

Last month I was on the island of Maui for a vacation. I took the obligatory snorkeling tour trip, and on the boat met an interesting character: ... more »

Is It Safe to Put the Salt Shaker Back on the Table?

Thursday Feb 26 2015 | by Colleen M. Story

New evidence suggests we’ve been all shook up over salt for no reason. If you have heart disease in your family, you know the drill. Put away the ... more »

How to Do a Five Day Juice Fast

Tuesday Feb 24 2015 | by Frederic Patenaude

Last Friday, I completed a five-day juice fast! I’ve done a bit of fasting and cleansing over the years, but my last juice fast was back in ... more »

How to Live (Comfortably) on $56-156 a Month for Food

Tuesday Feb 24 2015 | by Frederic Patenaude

  This article is not how-to manual on how to eat for the rest of your life on the $56 a month for food. I did it in my 20s for a while, on a raw ... more »

5 Reasons to Add Astragalus To Your Anti-Aging Supplement Plan

Friday Feb 20 2015 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Can adding astragalus to your nutritional supplement program reverse aging and keep you alive for 142 years? There’s no single test that tells how ... more »

Could Kale Cause Thyroid Problems?

Thursday Feb 19 2015 | by Colleen M. Story

Is it possible that too much kale could be bad for you? American novelist Edna Ferber was quoted as saying, “Perhaps too much of anything is as bad ... more »