Is the Avocado Nature’s Perfect Food?

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Is the Avocado Nature’s Perfect Food?Diet, Healthy Eating, Organic Health, Probiotic

by Scot Mills on August 8, 2017 with Comments Off on Is the Avocado Nature’s Perfect Food?

The fruit of the Persea americana–or Avocado Tree–has some highly unique qualities when compared to other fruits. For instance, they are high in fats, low in carbohydrates, and ripen in cool, dark places as opposed to warm, well lit ones. Also called Alligator Pears due to the appearance of their skin, they are are highly nutritious, …

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Fiber–Why You Should Make it a Regular Thing in Your Diet

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Fiber–Why You Should Make it a Regular Thing in Your DietDiet, Healthy Eating, Organic Health, Probiotic

by Scot Mills on June 21, 2017 with 10 comments

Fiber foods–yuck! Who doesn’t have an image of high fiber health foods and their similarity to a hay-bale? Isn’t this why we opt for that last glazed in the case instead of those bran muffins which nobody else is buying either? No, you are not alone, since most of us get around 15 grams of fiber a day–a far cry …

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You’re Not a Caveman–Don’t Eat Like One (The Paleo Diet, and Why No Diets Work)

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You’re Not a Caveman–Don’t Eat Like One (The Paleo Diet, and Why No Diets Work)Diet, Healthy Eating, Organic Health, Running and Fitness

by Scot Mills on June 15, 2017 with 2 comments

Weight loss dieting is big business in the United States. In fact, it is estimated that Americans spend around $35 billion each year on dieting and diet products, making it one of the most lucrative industries in America, and with new fad diets for quick weight loss popping up all the time. However, the best diet …

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Processed Sugar Is Eating Us Up

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Processed Sugar Is Eating Us UpHealthy Eating, Organic Health

by Scot Mills on May 30, 2017 with Comments Off on Processed Sugar Is Eating Us Up

Yes, we all know it. Our doctors have told us. Dietitians have told us. Scientists have told us. Health food fanatics have told us. However, in case anyone missed the memo, here it is again: Sugar is bad for you! True, not all sugar is terrible, and in small amounts, even the worst, most processed “Devil’s Dandruff” can be …

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We’re So Clean That It’s Making Us Sick

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We’re So Clean That It’s Making Us SickCleaning, Healthy Eating, Probiotic

by Scot Mills on May 24, 2017 with 1 comment

You are a cleaning machine! You scrub counters and floors with the most powerful disinfectants you can buy, and stovetops, kid’s toys and even your family’s hands all get the super-sanitizing treatment. There is nothing which escapes your eagle-eye for cleanliness, and when you get to the bathroom? Whoa Nellie, talk about going nuclear on those micro-organisms! And …

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Hey, Pssst–Wanna Be Healthy? Go Play In the Dirt!

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Hey, Pssst–Wanna Be Healthy? Go Play In the Dirt!Cleaning, Healthy Eating, Organic Health, Probiotic

by Scot Mills on May 5, 2017 with Comments Off on Hey, Pssst–Wanna Be Healthy? Go Play In the Dirt!

Stop, wait–put that sanitizer down, it’s gonna kill you! Okay, so the effects of using sanitizers may not be quite that dramatic, but then again, overuse of sanitizers may not exactly be the healthiest thing either. Sure, you want to keep yourself and your family safe and free of illness, and popular wisdom tells us that all germs are bad, and …

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