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EFT – Emotional Freedom Technique – Personal Tool to Balance

An excellent New Year's tool, this EFT Emotional Freedom Technique WORKS! If you're in a stressful situation, a break-up, financial worry, or just lockdown stress of the past year, this tapping tool can be your best friend. With EFT, you need to know two things: 1) What's bothering you. And 2) You need to know the tapping points. (See diagram) That's it! Transitioning from miserable to happy, is as easy as 1-2-3. This article is about the powerful Emotional Freedom Technique. EFT is a revolutionary system of acupuncture that you can use to heal...

6 Keys to Cleanse Your Bone Marrow

Bone Marrow may be your #1 TOP secret to health and longevity. Deep inside your bones is a busy factory of life. The marrow regenerates DNA. It produces blood cells and stem cells. What makes the bone marrow so special? And how can we harness this miracle to improve health and wellness? Executive Summary:  Bone marrow creates new cells. It produces three general types of cells: Red blood cells carry oxygen to your tissues. Many types of white blood cells build immunity to protect and ...

HEALTHY New Year! TOP-10 Tummy-Shrinking Tips

Happy New Year! It's an opportunity for a fresh start. I'll take it! Because I can use any any reason to start over. Maybe it's a perfect time to introduce a new level of self-love and self-respect into my daily routine. The New Year is a great reason to do that! I used to dream of having a flat tummy. Now I have one, and yes, it makes me happy. The big step was to stop following the crowd. All those "healthy" cookies and crackers are for other people to enjoy, not me. Nope. It's a tiny ...

AVOID: Top 3 Foods of Inflammation & Heart Disease

Shall we play a game? In a small bowl mix together a few teaspoons sugar, a handful of any flour, and a splash of vegetable oil. Add a bit of water and stir. Let your slurry sit in a warm place for a few hours. It will harden into a perfect rubbery superglue. These three foods accumulate as sticky mucus in your digestion, especially if you're stressed, creating a kind of auto-immune inflammation response in which your body defends itself from YOU. Four-time Nobel Prize Winner Dr. Linus ...

WIFI, Poor Sleep, and Dementia

Did you know that WiFi tells your brain that its DAYTIME? Yes. Many people cannot fall sleep with Wifi. Or they sleep poorly and don't know why. But when they turn off the Wifi before bed, immediately they enjoy refreshing deep sleep. Why? I suggest we just switch the Wifi OFF at night. Studies clearly show a medical link between Wifi, brain biorhythms, melatonin, poor sleep, and increased Alzheimer's risk. WiFi doesn’t cause immediate diagnosable illness. The damage happens slowly. There ...

Top Herbs for Kidney Health

Your kidneys are a remarkable organ that deserves loving care. Kidneys have many essential functions in the body, including filtering the blood, detox, controlling metabolism, water balance, ruling sexuality and libido. The kidneys are intimately linked to the brain, nervous system, hearing, and the ears. Thick beautiful hair and graying of hair are ruled by the kidneys. The adrenals are part of the kidney system, providing high energy when needed, however they often get overworked and ...

Are You Taking Your Vitamin D?

During the winter months, low Vitamin D is associated with much higher risk for viral infections. Vitamin D is a key in protecting immunity, and most of us are particularly low in this vitamin. I'm posting this concise talk by Dr. Ryan Cole about it. His direct clinical lab experience cuts through so much confusion and hype. I summarized his talk below. Find the complete lecture  video here. Dr. Ryan Cole runs Cole Diagnostics, one of the largest independent laboratories in Idaho, ...

Beauty and Life Secrets of My Top 12 Divas

"Who do you admire? Who can we trust these days? Who is a true example of feminine courage and wisdom? Our elders are our best leaders. These are my top 12 feminine idols, and they might surprise you. Each one offers meaningful wisdom for a long life of health and integrity. Age brings out our true nature. Nothing can be hidden anymore. When time takes away the glamour, spotlights, and youth, what's left? Very few women can survive years in the public eye and come out with wisdom for the rest ...

Maple Syrup NOT Healthy! The devil is in the details.

By Jane Barthelemy. We LOVE drizzling tons of maple syrup on our gluten-free pancakes! After all, it's pure sap from maple trees. Right? Sorry, the answer is NO!  But maple syrup is unprocessed? Right? The answer is NO!  But maple syrup low in sugar? Right? NO NO NO! But maple won't acidify my body like sugar, right?  SORRY, IT ACIDIFIES EXACTLY THE SAME AS SUGAR!  Oh dear! As usual, the devil is in the details. This won't be my most popular post. Ha Ha! Here goes!

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Body Acidity: What’s Your Emotional pH?

Your body pH is a major key to living a long and healthy life. Balancing your body pH means regulating your acid-alkaline chemistry. This is a huge part of your health and protective immunity to every known disease be it cancer or the common cold. When your body pH is acidic, you’ll feel “off”. We can easily maintain an alkaline pH if we first understand the root factors that affect it. And these might surprise you! I do not wish to downplay the importance of fresh foods, optimal digest...

Top 24 Anti-Cancer Foods – Hooray!

By Jane Barthelemy. Do you enjoy green tea, apples, and blackberries? Or would you rather buy your Epigallocatechin-3 EGCG extract as softgels from Walmart? Take ginger root for example. Wouldn't it be simpler to just eat raw ginger? But dried, powdered Chinese Gingerol capsules are available at Rite Aid, Walmart, and Amazon. It's laughable! The list goes on. As pharma producers race to invent new supplements, a recent study just made our healthy choices easier! Ha ha! Here are ...

Chronic Disease is Just Nutrients Lost in Processed Food

Four-time Nobel Prize Winner Dr. Linus Pauling once said: “Every sickness, every ailment, and every disease can be traced back to an organic trace mineral deficiency.” And it’s still true. What is ONE SINGLE thing that could end chronic disease? All of them: Diabetes, cancer, hypertension, heart disease, malnutrition, etc? It is THIS: Eat whole foods, unrefined. Instead of processed grains, eat dark rice and whole wheat flour. Forget white rice and white flour. This study below shows ...

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 ...

Uh Oh! Coconut Sugar is 100% Sugar!

Terrible news! Coconut sugar is 100% sugar! You won't feel a glycemic rush, as coconut sugar is relatively low in glucose. But here's the rub: The rest of the sugar is fructose! It's 100% carbs! Just like HFCS (High Fructose Corn Syrup), fructose is a liver toxin that causes high cholesterol, obesity, and diabetes (Yup, our top epidemics). Fructose doesn't give you a glycemic jolt. Instead it quietly and insidiously fills your liver with bad lipid (fat) deposits and makes you want ...

What’s Going on in your BONE MARROW?

Could bone marrow hold the secret to longevity? There's a miracle of life going on in your bone marrow every day. This may be the #1 TOP secret to health, cell regeneration, longevity, and immunity. Medical science is learning fast about DNA stem cell creation, differentiation, and how healing happens in the body. A great deal of medical industry literature deals with bone marrow stem cell replacement for the terminally ill. Much genetic research has been devoted to shots in the SARS-Covid ...

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. ...

Please Remember to Breathe!

Oxygenation is so important to your sanity. To your immune system. When all this craziness is over, you'll be glad you did your breathing. These techniques are top keys to maintaining resilient health - right after having a positive attitude. In a perfect world our cells are rich in oxygen, rejuvenated every night as we sleep. Optimum oxygen levels give you more energy, enhance brain function, and lower stress. You can overcome fatigue easily, you look and feel younger. A low oxygen environment deprives the cells of essential nutrients needed for energy to clean and rebuild. As a result our body fluids and blood can become dirty and toxic. ...

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 ...

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. ...

Gender Fluidity and Endocrine Disruptors Linked?

Two articles crossed my desk this week and I made a connection. Like a ZAP! It doesn't take a genius to see that gender identity and chemical exposure are two huge issues for our society today. I know that industrial chemicals disrupt our digestion, our nutrition, emotional state, microbiome, and ALL body functions. Just wondering - is growing gender fluidity part of our spiritual journey? Or is it related to chemicals and prenatal exposure? Or both? Further research is urgently needed. This ...