Calculate the Holiday Season’s Extra Calories

By: Margaret Marshall Become a fanAuthor: Body, Mind, & Mouth...Life's Eating Connection According to research from the Calorie Control Council, the average American may consume more than 4,500 calories and a whopping 229 grams of fat, from snacking and from a traditional holiday dinner with turkey and all the trimmings. And these figures don't include breakfast or the late evening munching on leftovers! Every American holiday revolves around food. Thanksgiving is the food event of Read more [...]

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5 Food Medicines That Could Save Your Life

Some of the most powerful medicines on the planet are masquerading around as foods and spices. While they do not lend themselves to being patented, nor will multi-billion dollar human clinical trials ever be funded to prove them efficacious, they have been used since time immemorial to both nourish our bodies, and to prevent and treat disease. So valued were these in ancient times that they were worth their weight in gold, and entire civilizations either rose to great power or collapsed as a result Read more [...]

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