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10 Steps to Maintain Healthy Weight as We Age

By Jane Barthelemy. Is it normal and unavoidable for our bodies to expand every year? Nope. A large body is absolutely not a necessary part of aging. We sometimes think of midriff fat as negative only for our outer appearance. But in fact the midriff bulge hides invisible health risks inside your body in both men and women. There are myriad causes and cures for the expanding midriff. It's a poorly understood topic that affects millions. In this heavily researched article I'm offering a multi-leveled approach to causes and solutions to the expanded midriff. ...

Dietary Roots of Hypertension Increase Covid Risk?

Hello friends, This week I'd like to share with you an exciting new study that crossed my desk from the Salk Institute, a highly respected medical institute. It was founded by Jonas Salk, virologist, medical researcher, and developer of the first polio vaccine. Many pundits are hailing the study as proof that the vaccines are dangerous, and that may be true. While I choose not to take the "vaxine", my purpose today is different. It's always about DIET, DIET, DIET. The study published April 30 ...

Warning! GMO-Free Foods Contain Glyphosate

Eating GMO-free? That's great! But if non-GMO is your main guide, here's a wake-up call flying under the radar. Surprise! A whole new generation of fake foods certified GMO-free has just arrived in your favorite grocery. Learn these four food types and how to recognize them: GMO foods are to be avoided of course. To learn them see the graphic below. These contain genetically modified ingredients, Glyphosate and the most chemicals. Glyphosate foods are toxic everyday foods, some ...

Will the true Paleo Diet please stand up?

What is the authentic Paleo Diet? Myriad interpretations, diverse rules, and disagreements surround the oldest diet on the planet. Other "Paleo experts" relax the rules to the point where we lose the benefits altogether. Perhaps the whole point of Paleo is to be inspired by our ancestral diet, to take the positive points as wisdom and leave the rest. Many people ask me questions: What kind of flour should I use? Are sweeteners that raise blood sugar Paleo-approved? Why aren't grains and legumes ...

Xylitol, NOT a low calorie sweetener!

By Jane Barthelemy. Is Xylitol a healthy sweetener? Touted as a safe sugar substitute for diabetics in snacks, chewing gum, and baking, Xylitol is NOT the low-calorie sweetener it's cracked up to be. Just look at the nutrition label and you'll see it's loaded with calories and carbs. I don't accept that stripping birch bark and thus killing the tree is sustainable or earth-friendly. How is Xylitol produced? How does it affect the body? You deserve to know the truth to make an informed choice. ...

How Much of Your Food Do You Actually Absorb?

You spend time and money on the healthiest foods. But how much of it do you actually absorb into your cells? Turns out food combining has a major effect on your digestive efficiency. Foods that digest well together make for a healthy inner ecology. Smart food combining makes a your tummy happy. Poor food combining is a major cause of sluggish brain, heartburn, GERD, flatulence and emotional stress. If you want to optimize your health and save money, food combining is your secret friend....

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 contain far more beneficial bacteria than most probiotic supplements, and they're cheaper than store-bought pills. Made easily in a variety of flavors, just 2 tablespoons of fermented ...

How Much Life Force is in Your Food?

Is your food glowing with life force? Or is it lifeless? When a food has just been picked, it's ALIVE with life force and nutrients! Life force is vital energy or Qi. After harvesting, the life force gradually declines. At the very last stage of decline, microbes take over, it disintegrates, dies and gets recycled back into the earth. When food is processed at high heat, it loses life force, so high temperature baking, frying, and irradiation cause a loss in nutrients. When raw foods are dried or dehydrated,...

7 Most Addictive Foods, How to be free of bad habits

By Jane Barthelemy. Starting over means we can  question our old patterns, lifestyle, and especially habitual thoughts. When stress is high, there's greater need to be vigilant about your health and balance. We often choose  momentary joy that harms our long-term health. If you notice yourself craving "comfort foods" like cookies, energy bars, or chips, you're already familiar with that strange unconscious appeal. Something about that food makes you always want more. This is a specific neurological response purposely created to charm you into consuming it. Oh yes! Countless studies show that certain foods stimulate ...

Prevent a Virus with Anti-viral Herbs

By Jane Barthelemy. With coronavirus and and other flu viruses floating around, you need to know these natural anti-viral herbs and supplements. Whether it’s a cold, flu, mumps, or ANY virus, the rules for kicking it are the same. These safe plant-based medicines have an important place in your tool chest for basic self-care. I've used this system many times. These are my everyday go-to remedies before doing pharmaceuticals or tests, which may have repercussions. My Top 5 most ...

A Forgotten Pandemic: Body Toxicity

The 8th Forgotten Pandemic to Eradicate is Body Toxicity. These inflammatory and auto-immune diseases are primarily caused by exposure to toxins. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HgO2jZrK_T0   The Body Toxicity Pandemic is where stress and chemical imbalance hit the wall. After years of slow DNA damage from constant minute exposure to toxins like chemicals and heavy metals, the body systems begin to function unpredictably. Symptoms may appear suddenly, but they've been ...

Vanquish Obesity & Diabetes, 6 Steps

Like two sides of the same problem, Obesity and Diabetes have similar roots. The six primary culprits work together to perpetuate a cycle that's tough to break. This article outlines the six culprits, and how to break them. These are the 6 roots of Obesity and Diabetes: Low fiber diet, High blood sugar causing glucose addiction, Refined grains (simple carbs = sugar), Empty foods, Mineral deficiencies from packaged industrial foods, Mental exhaustion, Emotional craving for ...

Healing the Forgotten Pandemics: Osteoarthritis and Osteoporosis

This is part four of my video series on how to eliminate the Forgotten Pandemics (which are also the top Covid comorbidities.) This article is about Osteoarthritis and Osteoporosis which affect 550 million worldwide. This is all about flour, sweets and sugar. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUxgIXaOVp4 Bone diseases are a major health threat worldwide. Osteoarthritis, means "joint inflammation". Osteoporosis means "porous bones", or low bone density affecting many women. Ancient ...

The TOP Forgotten Pandemic: Low Nutrients, Mineral Deficiencies

Hello friends! I'm featuring the TOP Forgotten Pandemic from my video series. Enjoy! Pandemic #1 is so invisible we almost missed it, yet it harms 7.5 billion people, everyone on Earth. Low Nutrient Food and Poor immunity, from eating food that has been processed, but loses nutrients each step along the way. We start with original food, but by the time we eat it, we’ve lost 70 to 90% of the nutrients. DNA modification, Farming chemicals, heat, milling, transport, storage, mixing, baking, ...

Did you know there are more Suicides than Covid deaths in the world?

Greetings to you all from Bali, where all is well. I'm so excited to unveil my new video series. I'm a peaceful person, however when backed into a corner, as we all are now, I take action. In researching the world health situation, I suddenly noticed that suicides are more than double Covid deaths this year. WHAT? It seemed unbelievable, but I checked and re-checked the figures on the W.H.O. website, and they're as clear as day. Check it out. My last post was an earlier version. This one is a ...

How did Ancient Red Rice become Modern White Rice?

Rice is the #1 primary staple food for over half the people in the world – more than 3.5 billion people depend on it for nutrition. So maybe it's important. Researchers have discovered that the earliest prehistoric ancestor of modern rice was found in China. It was wild, dark red in color, and highly nutritious. Archeologists have found evidence that Paleolithic people gathered wild grasses and pounded them with stones in many parts of the world. Then about 10,000 years ago Oryza sativa ...

History of Breakfast, What Happened to Our Food?

By Jane Barthelemy.  In times of total uncertainty, we need to have a good laugh. What if you could trace our worst chronic diseases (and COVID-19 comorbidities) back to the discovery of the New World and industrialized food? Tongue in cheek, I'm not joking. This article examines the undeniable history of our beloved first meal, in light of world money and food addictions. Yep. Especially sugar. For sure, breakfast wasn’t always corn flakes or toast with jam. Nowadays, what we eat is determined much by personal habit, but at what cost? Why are ALL the top COVID-19 comorbidities rooted in high blood sugar? You guessed it: Diabetes, Hypertension, High blood pressure, Heart disease, Alzheimer's & Dementia, Arthritis & Osteoporosis, Obesity, Inflammation, and more. To learn the true story of how it all began, read on...

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10 Steps to Smart Anti-Viral Foods & Lifestyle

By Jane Barthelemy. Our immune system is our most precious resource. In the past century, changes in the global micro-biome have challenged our delicate internal eco-systems, precipitating many of the major health issues we face today. Our environment is continually infused with new chemicals, viruses, ...

Sugars and Refined Carbs, the Root of Body Acidity and Bone Disease

By Jane Barthelemy. Viruses thrive in an acid environment. Millions of people suffer from acidic body ph, which make them more at risk for coronavirus. Sugar and refined carbs are the #1 contributor to body acidity. This article explores the specific link between sugars, body acidity, and bone maladies. Arthritis affects 1 in 5 adults. Bone loss, or osteoporosis affects approximately 54 million Americans. Studies show that both these bone diseases are directly linked to chronic acidic body pH.  This article highlights the root causes of bone disease, which sadly many doctors do not address, ...

Top 24 Anti-Cancer Meds To Eat as Real Foods

Jane-Icon-2By Jane Barthelemy. Do you enjoy green tea, apples, and blackberries? Or would you rather buy your Epigallocatechin-3 EGCG as softgels at Walmart? Take ginger root for example. Pharmaceutical giant Merck calls the active ingredient 6-Gingerol Zingiber officinale "an anti-tumor, apoptosis (cell death) inducing compound that blocks EGF-induced ...