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Cinnamon – More Than Just a Spice – Part 1

Every cook knows that spices add zero-calorie zing to ho-hum recipes, and that spices have been valued for centuries for their medicinal properties. Part 1 of this 2-part Tip will focus on some of the traditional uses of the unmistakable, pungent aroma of cinnamon, which usually evokes dreams of hot cinnamon rolls from the oven. Holiday dinners and…
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Candida Symptoms

The wily Candida albicans shows up in many forms, sometimes not recognizable. Some of the symptoms may appear to be other disorders which get treated but don't respond because the underlying problem is not addressed. Here are some of the physical disguises that candida wears: Fatigue, concentration and short-term memory loss Pain in joints and…
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Candida and the Immune System

Candida albicans, an overgrowth of yeast organisms that starts in the gut, can spread from the lower bowel to colonize the entire digestive tract, stomach (especially in cases of low or no stomach acid), throat, mouth and nasal passages, and lungs. The yeast can form rhizoids that look like fingers, and puncture the colon and small intestine walls…
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Candida and Gut Health

It all starts in your gut. Candida albicans is a naturally-occurring yeast that is present in everyone's gut. In healthy people, Candida is kept under control by a balanced whole foods diet and lifestyle, healthy immune system and a sufficient amount of healthy intestinal flora. When the population of "good" bacteria that resides throughout the…
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Beets, sweet as candy

It's winter, and time for the root vegetables. Beets are among the best, naturally sweet and flavorful. Beets are grown both for sugar and culinary use. Beets for cooking come in many varieties. Some of the heirlooms are exquisitely beautiful, such as chiogga, white and golden. For the gardener, there are early maturing varieties, those that are…
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Back-to-School with an Apple a Day?

Autumn signals not only the return of school days for many, but the organic apple farmer to our local farmer's markets. It was Benjamin Franklin who coined the phrase, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away". True. But, it took until 2003, to find out that apples have 16 different biologic polyphenols. Polyphenols have a variety of different…
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Antibiotics Do Not Heal Sinus Infections

Sinus infections, otherwise known as sinusitis, are not usually healed by antibiotics, even though they are a commonly prescribed treatment. In fact, antibiotics may cause more harm than good by increasing our resistance to other medications. In a recent study, researchers followed approximately 200 patients suffering from sinusitis. Of the 100…
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