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10 Healthy Snacks You Won't See Advertised on TV

Let’s face it: obesity and diabetes have reached epidemic proportions in our country. You may hear a segment about that on the news, usually followed by a commercial for a high-calorie, fat-laden snack. Those packaged products are cheap to make and sell—and the companies that make them…

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Knock Out a Top Cause of Diabetic Complications

If you have diabetes, what I’m about to tell you in this blog post could prevent you from having a premature heart attack, save your eyesight, kidneys, legs, and nerves—even save your life. Diabetes has a devastating effect on virtually every system in the body, which sets the stage for…

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How to Ward Off Cognitive Decline

Did you know research has found a connection between higher blood sugar levels and cognitive impairment? While taking steps to manage your blood sugar is important, there are other ways you can ward off memory loss—and the sooner you start the better. Here is what I recommend for preventing…

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Little-Known Uses for Lemons

When life hands you lemons, lemonade is always an option—though water with a twist of lemon is a lower-calorie, healthier beverage choice. But there are several health benefits of lemons that you may not be aware of, as well as an abundance of other little-known uses for lemons. Uses for…

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Help for Hair Loss

One question I get a lot at Whitaker Wellness is whether or not the hair loss treatments out there really work. I understand that losing your hair can be distressing, and I wish there were an easy answer. I’ll tell you right up front that I know of no magic bullet that will restore a full head…

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Smile With Confidence, Even If You Have Diabetes

Diabetes is a devastating disease that has adverse effects throughout the body. Most people know that elevated blood sugar puts you at greater risk for heart disease, vision loss, nerve damage, and impaired kidney function. But people often don’t recognize the link between diabetes and other…

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Special Note About Type 1 Diabetes

…While the vast majority of people living with diabetes are suffering from the type 2 variety, it is important to note that the advice found in this blog and in my Health & Healing newsletter apply to both forms of the disease. If you’re dealing with type 1 diabetes you, too, should adhere…

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Benefits of Plant Sterols and Stanols

Plant sterols and stanols (also called phytosterols) are natural fatty substances found in all plants. Similar in structure to cholesterol, plant sterols and stanols (saturated sterols) have unique health benefits—and none of cholesterol’s negative effects. Here are a few ways plant…

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FRIDAY FUN: Independence Day Scavenger

…my blog that can make your holiday celebration safer, healthier, and more enjoyable. I could list these tips and recommendations out for you, but I thought it would be more fun to make a game of it. Using the search bar at the top right of this page, you can hunt through my past blog posts—or…

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Let's Get the Word Out About Diabetes and Heart Disease

…a recipe, you’ll be helping everyone to lead healthier lives. Please also share this blog post on your Facebook wall so we can get others to join in the effort, too! Then, keep checking back on my blog since I'll be sharing exciting news about nutritional supplements that can help you keep…

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Which of My Multinutrient Formulas Is Right for You?

In this final entry of my blog series on how the components of a quality daily multivitamin and mineral supplement help promote and support optimal health and well-being, I want to answer a question I receive often about my Forward Plus and Forward Gold Daily Regimen multinutrient formulas: Which…

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Diabetes and the Western Diet

…in itself—but also decreases insulin sensitivity and makes it difficult to control blood sugar. Beating diabetes has a lot more to do with lifestyle choices than with which pill to take next. Stay tuned to this blog for additional diet recommendations and other natural remedies for diabetes.

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Boost Cognitive Function With This Brain Bender

…Ace. 5. The Queen is in the middle. 6. The Jack is somewhere to the right of the 10 card. Do you know the answer? Go ahead and post it in the comments. Then check my blog on Monday, May 2 for the answer. You may also be interested in: * Exercise Your Brain * Curcumin: The Spice of Life and Health

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Type 2 Diabetes Is No Longer an Adult Disease

…diabetes, while the overall number of people living with diabetes continues to explode. What Can You Do? First, keep reading the information in this blog and in my monthly newsletter Health & Healing. Recognize that there are natural remedies for diabetes and do what you can to learn about them.…

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Remedies Worse Than the Disease

…discontinue the medication. Ask him/her to help you implement a program of weight loss, lifestyle changes, and other natural remedies for diabetes. Check this blog frequently, do your own research, and talk with your doctor to determine that you’re getting the care that’s best for you.

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More Weight Loss Secrets the Diet Industry Won't Reveal

You may remember a blog I wrote several weeks back about how exercise can reprogram your brain so you won’t overeat. That’s a secret the diet industry won’t tell you about, since they can’t directly profit off your ability to take a brisk walk. Well, now I want to reveal even…

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Dateline NBC’s Supplement Report—Was it News or Politics?

…the supplement industry…” This is the type of dangerous thinking that can put all of our supplements at risk. You may remember my blog not too long ago that showed how government oversight could cause us to lose resveratrol, curcumin, GABA, ubiquinol, and many other products that…

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We Need to Act NOW to Save Nutritional Supplements!

…Alliance for Natural Health, 1350 Connecticut Ave NW, 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20036 or visit anh-usa.org. I also encourage you to share this blog post on your Facebook page. We need to get this message out to every American who uses nutritional supplements and/or values freedom and is concerned…

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