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Suggestions to improve chances for health

The suggestions below seem obvious but most Americans don't know what the first suggestion even means.  In the recently recorded film of my presentation called  "What Are We Really Eating"  I explain the difference between "real food" and "fake-food."  We are so addicted to "fast" when it comes to making food choices that we partake of the "food-insustry" choices instead of nature's bounty.
Real food carries with it all of the necessary vitamins, minerals, enzymes, phytonutrients, etc that are required to metabolize that food and heal the body.  Food-instustry "fake-food" actually subtracts nutrients from our bodies in order to metabolize it, plus it carries many pro-cancer and pro-diabetes and pro-heart disease elements - think trans fats and sugar....
It's really so simple. Stay away from "food" that comes in boxes or other containers (cans, bottles!) that have more than 4 - 5 ingredients, esp if they are words you can't pronounce.
Spend 3 extra minutes to make a peanut-butter on sprouted bread sandwich for your kids instead of grabbing a "lunchable".
mary anne 

Natural is Better, and Less is More

The U.S. health care system has an awful lot of room for improvement. The United States has the highest infant mortality rate among high income countries, and ranks dead last in terms of life expectancy among 17 affluent nations. You could say wanton greed is killing this nation...

If throwing money into the system isn’t the answer, then how can we improve the health of Americans? The answer is simpler than most care to admit. I don't think anyone in the medical community disagrees with the idea that changing your lifestyle can go a long way toward "fixing" a number of chronic conditions, such as diabetes. As identified by the NIH,6 five life-changing factors that can do this are:

  • Following a healthy diet
  • Maintaining an optimal body weight
  • Engaging in regular physical activity
  • Not smoking
  • Keeping alcohol use to no more than one drink per day for women, and two drinks per day for men

In a Waking Times article from last year,7 Dr. Dennis Antoine discusses the many lifestyle factors contributing to the rise in cancer incidence, and why we have to stop being so foolish as to think we “don’t know” why cancer has become so commonplace. As a group, chemicals play a major role: chemicals in your water, soil, air, in your clothes and in your home, in your household cleaning products and in the lotions and potions you spray and rub onto your skin, and in the vaccines injected into your body.