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How Healthy is Your Breakfast Cereal?

A healthy breakfast means a bowl of cereal with milk and sugar. Right? Isn't this an American tradition? Nope. It’s actually a very recent marketing invention. A tiny mistake in Battle Creek, Michigan in 1870 changed the face of breakfast forever. Harvey Kellogg (recognize the name?) was the director of a popular health retreat. Kellogg was said to treat his guests with many bizarre experiments for health improvement. One of his invention was a whole grain corn breakfast cereal ...

Avoid Maple Syrup – Almost 100% sugar!

We LOVE to drizzle maple syrup! We think it's pure sap of maple trees - Right?  Uh Oh!  Sorry to bring sad news! Maple syrup is highly processed containing 50% glucose, 50% fructose. It's almost 100% sugar! WHAT!?!?  Yes! Maple syrup will acidify your body pH and spike blood glucose like sugar. Charts below show high sugar, high calories and carbs! Read the LABEL! As usual, the truth is in the details. This won't be my most popular post. Ha Ha! Here goes! Here's the ELEPHANT in the ...

What Favorite Foods Convert to SUGAR in Your Blood?

Shall we do some MYTH BUSTING? We all know sugar is BAD. And whole foods are GOOD. Yep, we've got that. But WHY do many people eat a whole food diet but still end up with diabetes and heart disease? Maybe it's not exactly BAD vs. GOOD foods. Maybe it's about HIGH-CARB WHOLE FOODS that CONVERT immediately to sugar in the body? AHA!! These foods may not TASTE sweet, but too much of them CAUSES DISEASE because they IMMEDIATELY become SUGAR. This means we have to re-think the whole food pyramid! ...

Time for a New Food Pyramid?

What's the BEST diet for ALL humans? Are we all different? Or should we LISTEN to the body, to discover what it needs every day? Should we all jump on the most recent diet craze? How about the latest US Food Pyramid? Is a Vegan diet healthy, or will it make you weak? Should we consider the Paleo Diet? Or is it Vegetarian best with eggs and dairy? What percentage of your food should be leafy green veggies? How much fat is best? How much meat should we eat if any? What about organic ...

Dark Sprouted Rice, Superior Nutrition! It’s all about the MINERALS!

Rice is the main food for 2/3 of the world. Which kind is best?  Check out this nutrition comparison!  It's all about minerals lost in processing white rice. It turns out dark red and black rice are not only tastier, they also provide complete minerals. The only requirement is that rice must be properly cultivated, hulled, soaked, and sprouted. Better quality precision hulling machines don't strip away the dark coating containing the nutrients. Good-bye disease! Red Rice has 5x the ...

VIDEO: Detox & Vitalize Your Body Lymphatics

The best way to optimize your health is to watch the water! Why? Because your body fluids hold the key to wellness. Our bodies are 70 - 90% water. So, it’s no surprise that a clean lymphatic system is a top priority for wellness. These techniques will make you young for many years. If you wish to be truly alive and ascend to higher states of consciousness, then these detox tips for a healthy lymph system will prove even more essential. Your life force is electric. So, you'll feel more energy ...

Stop a Panic Attack Fast: Managing Transformational Stress

A panic attack is an episode of paralyzing fear triggered by something small and seemingly insignificant. The average attack lasts about five to ten minutes. A panic attack often seems to begin abruptly and may include rapid heartbeat, chest constriction, difficulty breathing, dizziness, tingling, and anxiety. However, the surging chemicals of panic in your body have been years in the making before they manifest, because their deeper emotional roots may be in a distant time and place. Our ...

The BIG Blind Spot – What is the top carcinogenic food worldwide?

A great big blind spot worldwide is carcinogenic cooking oils: Soybean, Corn, Canola, Cottonseed, Safflower, Grapeseed, Sunflower, Rice Bran, and Peanut oil. These toxic seed oils, sometimes innocently marketed as "vegetable" or "refined oils", are some of the most poisonous ingredients in the modern human diet, increasing your risk of Cancer, Diabetes, and Heart Disease. The problem is, these inexpensive oils are used in almost all restaurants and prepared foods, but few people understand the ...

DEPRESSION is NOT a DISEASE

DEPRESSION is just a name we use to describe many different emotional chemistry patterns in the brain and body. In Western medicine, all these patterns are neatly rolled up into one easy diagnostic term: DEPRESSION. But the root causes are rarely discussed, and true healing methods mostly unknown. Depression is something we do to ourselves. It takes years of habitual stress, emotions, tensions, thoughts, foods, and lifestyle imbalances to create a "Perfect Storm" for Depression. What are the ...

Top 12 Acupressure Points to Recharge Your Energy in 5-Min (Video)

Let’s take five minutes to re-charge your energy! The simple act of pressing these TOP 12 POINTS will reset your body so that Qi, health, and happiness can flow more easily. It’s a quick way to restore balance to physical - emotional issues. It’s even more important during times of big transformation. And it’s FREE! These are the 12 points universally needed by almost EVERYONE on EARTH. Just a few minutes will unblock your muscles release emotions, and give you mental ...

Top Ten Recipes for Fermented Foods

One of the easiest and most economical ways to boost your health is FERMENTING! In stressful times when your digestion is under attack from processed food, undisclosed additives, and GMO's, these old-fashioned fermented foods like sauerkraut and yogurt can offer your gut a life-saving break. Fermented foods are high in fiber. They contain more beneficial bacteria than most probiotic supplements, and they're cheaper than store-bought pills. Make them easily in a variety of flavors, just 2 ...

LONG LIFE FOODS & YOUR BODY pH

Takeaway: Is your body pH Alkaline or Acidic? An alkaline body feels healthy. Acidic feels tired and stressed. Your body pH determines your chances of getting sick. An alkaline pH can most likely help you skip diabetes, cancer, heart disease, and most chronic diseases. We can control our body pH. Vegetables like broccoli, spinach, cucumber, and green beans, fresh vegetables are usually very alkaline. See the list below. Acidic foods shorten your life such as sugar, processed ...

5 Top Healthy Sweeteners

Top ratings go to 1) Raw Honey, 2) PureLo by Swanson, 3) Swerve Sweetener, 4) Lakanto, and 5) Raw Stevia leaves, the only healthy sweeteners I can find. My criterion are purity, stable blood sugar, and balanced metabolism. With a world epidemic of diabetes, obesity, and metabolic disorder, we need sweeteners that stop the sugar cycle in it's tracks. Sadly, grocery stores do not carry healthy sweeteners, so we buy them online. We don't really need sweeteners, but some of us got used to a ...

6 Ways to Build Your IMMUNE System

Yep, it's all about BALANCE. Your immune system is EVERYTHING these days, pretty much synonymous to OVERALL HEALTH. But what is the immune system, anyway? What we call the IMMUNE SYSTEM is actually a group of six intimately related body systems that work together to optimize your health: Blood Circulatory System, Bone Marrow, Lymphatic System, Digestive System, Endocrine System, Nervous System. How Can we Promote Perfect Balance within these Six Systems? Let's break it ...

6 Ways to Squeeze More Nutrition Out of Your Food Dollar

This won't be my most popular post. However it might revolutionize your health while saving you money! Ten years ago I suffered a terrible loss, and the emotional stress led to total digestive collapse. I'll save you the details, except to say I couldn't digest anything anymore. All the food I ate went straight through me, like into a black hole. I became emaciated, thin, and exhausted for months. Then a miracle happened. I met Will, a 6' 6" weight lifter who enjoyed clean food. It ...

Turmeric: Huge Health Benefits? or Hype?

Turmeric is all the rage. It's in everything from smoothies to chai, curries, and of course Golden Milk. Turmeric is packed with earthy, pungent flavor. This bitter, yellow, peppery root contains the active ingredient curcumin which can support health in many ways. I believe perhaps the modern world is finally rediscovering the value of this plant, used for thousands of years in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine. Turmeric as an herb stimulates blood circulation. It is a powerful anti-inflamma...

3 Techniques for Self-Balance Under Duress

How to be calm in a storm. Whew!  THIS is a skill everybody needs! Here are my three favorite self-balancing tools. I don't know about you, but my moods swing like a pendulum every day. The WHY doesn't even matter. If I'm upset, angry, afraid, or worried, I am off-kilter and I cannot be my best self. So, every day BALANCE is PRIORITY ONE. Perhaps our single-most important responsibility is to be present in the moment to uplift our physical-mental-spiritual frequency. HEALTH is never a mystery ...

VIDEO: How to Detox & Balance Your Microbiome Consciously

How does our self-awareness and self-love affect our microbiome? Aha! That's the BIG question. This video is a guided meditation to reset the gut-brain axis and balance the microbiome. In this fast-changing world, we need a smart, multi-dimensional approach to health. Your microbiome is the root of your immune system. It rules your digestion, and therefore your nourishment. That means this tiny environment of bugs effectively determines our health and future happiness! Wow! A new ...

How to DETOX Your Inner Eco-System: Parasite Control

DETOX is not something you do once a year. Your body is busy detoxing every day. How can you support it? What's a Parasite?  It is an organism that lives and feeds on (or in) a human, and causes harm. Parasites include: 1) Single-celled (Protozoa), 2) Worms (Helminths), 3) Ectoparasites that feed on the skin (fleas). And now 4) Synthetic Parasites with Artificial Intelligence! Ha Ha! Let’s take a moment to dive into the WILD WILD world of PARASITES! How many different parasites exist in ...

Avoid Processed Foods and Eat Homegrown!

A few days ago a friend sent me a video of instant noodles under a microscope. What I saw shocked me and opened my eyes to the brave new world, in which our food, air, water, even our own bodies, blood and DNA are weaponized against life without our consent. The videos I'm sharing below outline the challenges we face. I've always cautioned folks against eating processed foods, however now the situation is more serious. I see clear evidence of toxic nano particles, black threads of graphene ...