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Antibiotic Use By Infants Can Lead To Dental Health Problems

On the heels of last week's article on why antibiotics are not good for the common cold or acne, this week saw the publication of an important study that links antibiotic use to dental health problems. Read more

 

Egg Salad with Artichokes Recipe

Ingredients:

5 soft-boiled organic eggs, peeled and chopped into bite-size pieces
1 can of artichoke hearts, drained and chopped into bite-size pieces
1 small tomato, chopped
1/2 avocado, chopped
1 small green onion, chopped
House Dressing, to taste

Directions:

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and stir gently. Serve immediately and enjoy this delicious and healthy egg salad Read more

 

Tomato Omelette Recipe

Ingredients:

2 organic eggs
1 fresh field tomato, chopped
1/2 avocado, sliced
Few leaves of fresh basil, torn into pieces
2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
Sea salt, to taste

Directions:

Warm olive oil in pan using low to medium heat.

Use fork to whisk eggs in medium-sized bowl and mix in tomatoes, fresh basil, and sea salt to taste.

Pour eggs, tomatoes, and fresh fresh basil mixture into pan, covering the pan evenly.

Check the underside of the eggs with a flat spatula after a minute to be sure that eggs are not browning. If they are browning, flip it upside down.

When eggs are cooked through, fold in half and serve with avocado slices on the side.

Enjoy this filling and delicious tomato omelette! Read more

 

How to Reduce Your Risk of Developing Pancreatic Cancer

According to a study in the Journal of the National Cancer Instittute, regular intake of red meat, pork, and processed meats can significantly increase your risk of developing pancreatic cancer. Read more

 

Which Foods Contain the Most Antioxidants?

One of the most important steps you can take to prevent heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer's, and Parkinson's disease is to eat plenty of antioxidant-rich foods. As discussed in a previous article on free radicals, antioxidants protect your health by preventing and repairing damage caused to your cells by excessive free radicals. Read more

 

Why Antibiotics Are Not Good For The Common Cold Or Acne

For years, dermatologists have prescribed various oral and topical antibiotics as a first line of treatment for acne.

This standard of care may soon change due to a study in the September 2005 Archives of Dermatology that reports that people who use oral or topical antibiotics to treat acne have more than double the chance of having a cold during the following year. To put it plainly, regular use of antibiotics increases your risk of developing the common cold. Read more

 

Low Blood Pressure: How Low Is Too Low?

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Creamy Sunflower Dressing Recipe

Ingredients:

1 cup of raw sunflower seeds
1/2 clove of garlic
Juice of 1/4 of a lemon
1 teaspoon of raw honey (optional)
Sea salt, to taste
Water

Directions:

Blend all ingredients, adding water slowly until desired consistency is reached. This creamy dressing will bring any vegetable salad or plate of steamed vegetables alive. Enjoy. Read more

 

Understanding Your Partner's Primary Love Language

Do you know anyone who just doesn't get along with his or her significant other? Here is an important question for him or her to consider: Read more

 

Pine Nut and Basil Dressing Recipe

Ingredients:

1/3 cup of raw pine nuts
1/2 cup of fresh basil leaves
1/3 cup of water
2 tablespoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 small cloves of garlic, peeled
1 and 1/2 teaspoons of sea salt
3/4 cup of cold pressed, extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup of raw apple cider vinegar Read more

 

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