The Holiday Spice that Boosts Mood, Fights Depression

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9 Ways to Use Salt for Gorgeous Skin, Hair, Teeth, and Nails
“Our bodies contain the same concentration of minerals and nutrients as sea water, so it’s no wonder that sea salt is a natural ally to balance, protect, and restore the body and skin.

5 Detox Strategies To Greet 2015
“As we welcome 2015, forget the calories and invite in more pleasure, and less crazy-making weighing and counting. It’s time to put away the scales and calculators, and start listening to what our bodies are really asking for: real rest, real fun, and real food.

The Holiday Spice that Boosts Mood, Fights Depression
“Who doesn’t love the taste of ground nutmeg over a holiday hot chocolate or latte? It’s not only the classic eggnog spice, it’s perfect in spice cookies and other holiday fare. While delicious holiday treats may be enough reason to enjoy nutmeg, research shows that it may help boost moods and help us deal with depression and sadness, which are also unfortunately common this time of year.

Worst Foods Award: Ramen Noodle
“Ramen noodles dominate the diets of many young people, especially college students … a nutrition-free habit that undermines their physical and mental health.”

St. Louis Chiropractor/Finding Balance for a Stress-Free Holiday Season

Hi all, Dr. Mike here with your health tip of the week. This is an article everyone will benefit from reading this week!
The stresses surrounding the holidays are as plentiful as the food—whether it’s navigating an airport crammed with other travelers, feeling financially stretched, or staying up too late making preparations. Here are some tips to help you maintain your energy and vitality this holiday season.

There is another way – change your mind, health, life.

From interviewing world leading scientists to meeting people with remarkable stories of recovery from severe back pain, heart disease, infertility, cancer and multiple sclerosis, the link between our mind and body may be the most powerful medicine there is. Taken from The Connection Trailer. Give a listen.


Natural Detoxifying Tips You Never Thought Of

Wouldn’t it make more sense to use the food you eat and the way you live to detoxify your body on a daily basis?  Is going off of all foods for 3 days really a magic bullet?  Here are some simple tips that will keep your body detoxified naturally and you feeling and looking your best.  Give a listen.


St. Louis Chiropractor/Dietary Flavonoids May Provide Some Protection Against Air Pollution

Hi all, Dr. Mike here with your health tip of the week! This article is a great reminder of how much food impacts our body. A new study from researchers at Harvard and the University of Minnesota has found that dietary flavonoids, such as those found in wine, chocolate, fruits, and vegetables, may protect the heart against the damaging effects of air pollution.

Do you know what the number one food problem in the world is? It is no longer hunger!

There is an epidemic going on now. It is affecting half of all adults and one third of all children. Something rapidly changed in the 80s and the 90s. The problem is our biology has not changed though the environment has. Do you know what a food desert is? How about a food swamp? Give a listen.

Got Milk? Hopefully Not!

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7 Best Foods You Can Eat
“If you want to increase your energy, boost your mood, lose weight, and lower your risk of chronic disease, there’s no doubt that tending to your diet should be a priority. But figuring out what to eat to be healthy may seem overwhelming.”

14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat
“We polled some of those insiders—people who know the business and work daily to evict pesticides, genetically modified organisms, animal cruelty, social injustice, and unhealthy foods from the food supply—to find out what they know about the dark side of “convenience” foods. Take note so you can avoid the worst of what grocery stores have to offer.

GMO Soy and Breast Cancer Video
“The hormonal effects of the Roundup pesticide on GMO soy put into perspective.”

Why Milk May Be Harmful
“Harvard pediatrician David Ludwig and the chairman of the Department of Nutrition at Harvard, Walter Willett, think that North Americans do not need to drink milk. Drinking milk appears to increase risk for various diseases and has not been shown to prevent bone weakening.”

Even 1 a day may be making you fat!

There is so much evidence that you need to stay away from these, yet most people keep ignoring the facts. This has been featured on every major TV network, every magazine, and every newspaper yet you still see people buying these by the case. The massive advertising campaigns won’t quit and our brains are being manipulated. Give a listen.

Olive Oil is NOT Health Food but Sick Food

So many are deceived into believing that olive oil and the Mediterranean Diet are health promoting.  The problem is which Mediterranean diet are they talking about?  What does the current research really say?  This is going to turn what you believe about olive oil upside down.  Give a listen!  We found this originally right on YouTube


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The battle between Twinkies and Carrots-which one are you betting on?

According to author Michael Pollan, the government keeps talking about obesity but their hidden agendas are perpetuating the epidemic. Give a listen!