It’s usually not until the end of the year when I realize the journey that I’ve endured for the preceding 365 days. 2007 was all about overcoming and accepting health challenges. Most of the time, I was busy making green shakes, or trying to conjure up new ways to get my child to eat broccoli.
The central concept of the Judaic tradition ‘Torah’ dictates certain dietary rules and regulation for consumption of food, that is called ‘Kosher’ food. But beyond appealing to the Jewish community, it seems that many other people also believe that kosher food products are generally healthier and safer than non-kosher items.
Stevia is a popular and widely used herb throughout South America, Central America, and China. Studies of its use have shown that the herb has antifungal properties, can help to lower blood pressure and blood sugar, and can be used as a calorie-free sweetener for diabetics and healthy individuals alike.
Kris Carr was diagnosed with stage 4 Cancer and, as she says in her film Crazy Sexy Cancer, there is no stage 5. So, the young woman was left with what modern medicine would have us believe is a death sentence. But she wasn’t having any of it.
States like California currently sell raw dairy on the public market. Some raw foodists are citing the benefits of raw dairy in battling Cancer. Yet, it still remains one of the only food products that cannot legally be sold raw. What will it take to increase our standards of dairy farming so that we can allow healthier raw dairy to be sold?
Have you ever used the sugar replacements: NutraSweet, Equal, and Spoonful? If so, then you’ve consumed aspartame. At least one person out of 7 in the world today consumes aspartame that is also used in countless number of food products and drinks, and even in some health supplements and pharmaceutical products.
Most people keep trying to make improvements to their regular grocery lists – like price/saving adjustments, need/want stuff and also, these days, adding or removing things that may be beneficial to their family’s health. If you haven’t already, consider adding these items to your grocery list for the benefit of your and your loved ones’ health.
If you are concerned with your health and lack the funds to see doctors, I believe that the internet is a great place to start. Don’t expect the system to cure you, or even correctly diagnose you – but it can give you ideas to discuss with your doctor and even lead you toward which doctors and tests you should research.
According to a 2003 book by renowned integrative health expert, Andreas Moritz – Cancer is not a disease. The malignant demon that we all fear is instead the human body’s final cry for help. Cancer is a survival mechanism. It’s the body’s last attempt to heal itself from stressors and live for as long as possible.
Even amidst the hype about links between red meat, cancer and cholesterol, some of us can’t deny those cravings for a good steak. But, we can avoid some of the most harmful side effects of consuming beef, if we’re conscious.