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Childhood Obesity – Setting Children Up for Future Disease

We’ve all seen or heard the statistics. America’s children are seriously overweight, and many of them are dangerously obese. In fact, according to a new study led by Imperial College London and WHO (World Health Organization) among high-income countries, the United States had “the highest childhood obesity rates for girls and boys”, 19.5 percent and […]

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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

With the arrival of summer comes annual trips to roadside stands and farmers’ markets where well-loved assortments of Texas’ succulent peaches arrive in consecutive waves, peaking in July and August, through the Labor Day holiday. According to the first Texas census, peaches were mentioned as a commercial crop in 1890, and by 1910, the peach […]

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Oregano Oil – Weight Loss and Inflammation

Through the ages, wild Mediterranean oregano oil has been used for a multitude of health concerns. In fact, studies show that oregano oil has impressive capabilities as a natural antibiotic because of two specific compounds – carvacrol and thymol. Both of these compounds demonstrate broad-spectrum antibacterial and anti-fungal properties. I also want to add that […]

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