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Childhood Obesity – Setting Children Up for Future Disease

We’ve all heard the statistics. America’s children are seriously overweight, and many of them are dangerously obese. This sad state of affairs has numerous causes, and opens up the next generation to a slew of health problems both now and in the future. It is time we as parents/grandparents and concerned adults take inventory of […]

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An Apple Peel a Day May Fight Obesity and Fatty Liver

Once again we see evidence that real foods such as an apple peel can provide important health benefits to the body. Obesity and associated concerns such as diabetes and fatty liver disease are metabolic dysfunctions that are becoming more and more common. A 2012 study has shown that a natural substance found in the peel […]

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Health Benefits of Peaches

It’s peach season in Texas which runs from middle May to early August (depending on the type of peach) and peaks during July and August. Texans are well aware of the many health benefits of our juicy peaches. In fact, Texas peach-lovers travel from out-of-state and all over the huge state of Texas just to […]

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Oregano Oil – Weight Loss and Inflammation

In 2013 an animal study showed that carvacrol, the active component of oregano oil, can actually prevent diet-induced obesity by modulating genes as well as reducing inflammation in white adipose tissue. Carvacrol (2-methyl-5-isopropylphenol) is a monoterpene phenolic constituent of the essential oil produced by numerous aromatic plants and spices such as oregano oil. The main objective of […]

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