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Is Occasional Fasting Wise for Flourishing Physically?

The most important point to make about occasional fasting is:  don’t do it for any reason without the prior permission of your personal physician. There are all kinds of often fantastic claims about fasting, juice fasting, detoxing, colon cleanses, and…

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Wacos

I do enjoy these wacos! Ingredients 1 pound ground natural meat (e.g., venison or grass-fed beef) 1 envelope Taco seasoning mix (e.g., Ortega Hot & Spicy) taco sauce (e.g., Ortega original Hot) shredded extra sharp cheddar cheese ¾ cup water…

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Pain in Oldsters

Pain in oldsters is a serious problem for many of us.  It may negatively affect many aspects of life. Sometimes, regular and appropriate stretching and strength exercise is effective is ameliorating chronic pain.  There’s no longer any doubt that meditation…

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Inflammation

Whatever causes inflammation causes insulin resistance and vice-versa. I hope that you are already aware that insulin resistance is both prevalent and unhealthful. It’s a main factor in our current epidemics of heart disease, diabetes, and obesity. It’s also a…

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Your Microbiome

Your microbiome, your body’s commensal bacteria, is physically, biologically, part of you. If so, rather than being a single organism, you are actually a set of organisms; in fact, you are a superorganism. Evolution has produced a synergism between host…

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Grass-fed Beef

Grass-fed beef is part of the answer to the factory food that is sickening us and killing us prematurely. The topic here is an alternative to the mass-produced food that is the result of factory-style efficiencies introduced into the food…

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Insomnia

Insomnia can be a frustratingly difficult imbalance to correct. However, even though sleep is not well understood, be assured that it can be greatly ameliorated or cured. You do not have to live with it for the rest of your…

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Detoxification

Doing a deliberate detoxification of your liver occasionally is excellent for your health. This is especially true if you are interested in lowering your percentage of body fat. Not doing it is one reason why using a reducing diet usually…

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The Arctic

By melting the Arctic, we are defiling ourselves. Sadly, the Arctic has warmed twice as fast as the global average since 1951. Why? It’s because we humans have been burning massive quantities of fossil fuels. This increases heat-trapping atmospheric gases,…

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Leptin

The hormone leptin is the anti-starvation hormone. It signals the other fat regulating hormones how to behave. So, if you are interested in achieving or maintaining a healthy percentage of body fat, having some understanding of how it works is…

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