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My earliest memories are wrapped in the aroma of bacon! The smell permeated our house when I was a child growing up in the South in the ‘50’s. In addition to bacon for breakfast, we fried...

Calories in—Calories Out: Reviewing the "Twinkie Diet"

In order to lose weight one must take in fewer calories than one burns. This diet theory has been around for a long, long time, and a Professor of Nutrition at Kansas State University, Mark...

How to Fight Invisible Electromagnetic Pollution!

Every day, in a myriad of ways, we are exposed to and inundated by EMFs—electromagnetic fields. In her new book, Zapped, best-selling natural health information author Ann Louise Gittleman draws our...

Another Weight Loss Challenge: Obesogens (Chemical Weight Loss Saboteurs)

Oh no—not another obstacle to achieving any kind of normal weight! As if dieting weren’t hard enough already, chemical agents known as obesogens are now said to be thwarting those efforts, too. Here’s...

The Food Industry’s Three Point Compass: Sugar, Fat and Salt

The End of Overeating – Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite” is a scathing exposé of the commercial food industry researched and written by Dr. David Kessler, the former head of the...