Eat Like a Modern, Educated Human

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There is so much talk about whether our diets ought to mimic that of early humankind or that of our distant primate relatives. How about we eat like the modern, educated humans that we are instead of like the past versions of ourselves who do live and have lived in very different worlds, under immensely […]

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My First Floatation Tank Experience

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I’ve been hearing a lot about floatation tanks (otherwise called sensory deprivation tanks or isolation tanks) lately and have been wanting to try one. My husband and I watched the documentary Float Nation and immediately afterwards I Googled to find out the nearest float center to me which I found to be in Savannah, GA. […]

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Dr. Greger’s Daily Dozen in Photos

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I thoroughly enjoyed listening to Dr. Greger’s audio version of his book “How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease.” The first part of the book reviews the leading causes of death in America and how to avoid them to the best of your ability with lifestyle choices. The […]

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The Next Great Food Film

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If you haven’t yet heard, the two guys who produced “Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret” have created a brand new food film titled “What the Health” and it is powerful. It compliments what “Cowspiracy” started and shows us another angle of our deceptive and destructive food system. “What the Health” exposes the collusion and corruption in […]

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Healthy Boobs, Hearts, and Brains

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I am going to tell you something that few people understand. There is no human nutritional need for the flesh or fluids of animals. By flesh I mean meat: cow, pig, chicken, fish, goat, sheep, rabbit, or even frog bodies. By fluids I mean dairy and eggs. By dairy I mean milk, cream, butter, sour […]

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The Status Quon’t Project: Living With Less

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My husband, daughter, and I moved two weeks ago out of our home of twelve years into a rental house just four doors down the street. Hurricane Matthew hit Hilton Head Island on Saturday, October 8, 2016, and our little old house was struck by a large, heavy oak tree. While the roof did not […]

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Consume Only Safe Cinnamon

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I learned a nutrition fact recently at an informative local Palmetto Plant Eaters Club meeting that changed my morning routine. Since purchasing an Instant Pot, most mornings I make and consume oat groats for breakfast. Typically I will top the groats with strawberries or apples (often organic Granny Smith or Honeycrisp) and a thorough – and […]

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Carbs Are Bad = Math Is Hard

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Saying that all carbs are bad is akin to saying that all math is hard. It can be true, it can be false. It can be both. 1 + 1 = 2 is fairly easy math, unless you’re an infant or toddler. The math above is undeniably more difficult, but it may be easy to […]

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