Food for Thought – Strawberries & Stomach Ulcers

We know that food has amazing healing properties. Who knew that strawberries could have such a curative impact. Supplementation is an extension of this principle. Scientists discovered strawberry consumption might help reduce and or slow the formation of stomach ulcers caused by alcohol consumption, viral infections and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications, like aspirin and ibuprofen. Source: Plos One, Oct 2011 Acid reflux & Ulcers – the two often go hand-in-hand.  It’s uncomfortable, sometimes painful and scary. Acid reflux affects about half of all American adults, so if you’re reading this, chances are you’re familiar with the condition. Ulcers are event worse. There’s a burning sensation that gnaws at you, especially when there’s no food in your stomach, and you wonder how bad it’s going to get. When it gets severe, it becomes an urgent medical condition. Did you know that a simple nutrient called D-Limonene can also make a big difference in alleviating the symptoms (Read More)

An Apple a Day Does Keep the Doctor Away?

Of course there are a number of other health benefits derived from apples. Did you know that French researchers found that a flavanoid called phloridzin (only found in apples) may protect post-menopausal women from osteoporosis and may also increase bone density? Other studies have found a beneficial link in assisting the body in the prevention of Alzheimers, lung cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer and liver cancer.

Cancer Loves Sugar

The 60 minutes piece that was aired years ago on CBS only confirmed what we have been reporting about sugar for years – even to the point of being criticized for linking sugar consumption and cancer. If you have not seen this expose on 60 Minutes – please spend some time to see the tremendous health issues sugar poses not only for diabetes and obesity – but heart disease and cancer as well.  You can see the article on YouTube here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJGS3jdjJGE – just don’t watch the ads for prescription drugs at the end. Disclaimer:  You may see an ad for prescription drugs  – Ironic how CBS will expose sugar as dangerous and still promote Big Pharma’s drugs. A nine-year joint research project conducted by VIB, KU Leuven and VUB has led to a crucial breakthrough in cancer research. Scientists have clarified how the Warburg effect, a phenomenon in which (Read More)

92 Percent of Americans Want the FDA to Label GMO Foods – Sign This Labeling Petition if You’re One of Them

An overwhelming majority of Americans believe the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has a legal responsibility to require proper labeling of foods containing genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). But to this day, the FDA refuses to comply with the demands of the American people, who it is supposed to represent, or with the law, which is why your help is needed to force this rogue agency to finally step up and do the right thing.

Find Your Healthy Mix!

Win a FREE Vitamix Turboblend Two-Speed (retail value $479)! How? From May 20-30,  we’ll be mixing things up on the Let’s Talk Health website! Every few days, we’ll be hiding a new piece of fruit within our website! In order to sign up for the drawing, you must find the fruit! Look through our website, find the fruit, and click on it to unlock the entry form! All participants are granted three (3) chances of entry over course of the contest (one entry per hidden fruit). The fruits will be mixed up during the following dates… Fruit #1 May 20-23 Fruit #2 May 24-27 Fruit #3 May 28-30 *Winner will be announced Friday, May 31st on the Let’s Talk Health Facebook page!   CONTEST RULES 1. Must be 18 years of age or older. 2. No purchase necessary to win. Purchases will not increase your chances of winning. Odds of winning based (Read More)