Tag Archives: health

Oxytocin for Heart Health and More

Oxytocin supports heart health and more.   Often referred to as the “Love Hormone,” this little molecule is best known for its effects on social behavior. When oxytocin levels are high, humans and other mammals feel drawn to one another. Social animals require healthy bonding for survival, and oxytocin has probably evolved to reinforce those bonds.   Oxytocin released during childbirth ...

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Episode 4: Mineral Balancing in the Diet

Graphic illustrates relative amounts of mineral nutrients found in a natural diet.

Podcast Transcript: An Excess of One Nutrient Can Create Deficiencies in Others The concept of balancing minerals within the diet has been understood by life science researchers and nutritionists for at least 50 years. Yet surprisingly, in the competitive world of nutraceuticals, the importance of balancing minerals is easily overlooked. And I don’t just mean it is overlooked by consumers ...

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Episode 2-Healthy Food Systems and Economic Growth

This image illustrates the ideal relationship between food systems, free trade, and government. A small government sits on top of a large free trade system that sits above an even larger food system.

Podcast Transcript: Hello, Last week I promised to elaborate on my cornerstones model and to explain how healthy food systems fuel growth throughout the economy. A Clean Environment Comes First Whenever I introduce the cornerstones, I always start with the environment. The reason I do this is because the environment came first. The natural resource base we live in and ...

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Episode 1: The Cornerstones of Healthy Food Systems are Hidden Behind Society’s Magic Eye

(podcast transcript) The Cornerstones (that Build Healthy Food Systems) are Hard to See Thank you for tuning in to episode one, where I’m going to explain why gaining access to safe. healthy food is really a simple process,  0nce you focus on setting the cornerstones in place. The problem keeping so many of us from building sustainable food systems lies ...

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Freedom, Public Health, and the Vax/Anti-Vax Dilemma

Image of nurse holding syringe

  Truth Lies at the Center of Opposing Perspectives The launch of rapidly produced COVID-19 vaccines helped catapult the Vax/Anti-Vax Debate from the dark corners of the internet onto the front pages of mainstream media.  Honest efforts to explore opposing sides of the debate quickly reveal how fearful people are of truths that challenge their paradigm. This resistance to debate ...

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Online Conference Connects Soil Health to Your Health

Good Nutrition Begins On Farms and In Gardens.  Hipocrates once recognized food as the best medicine.  Of course, it goes without saying that only good food is good medicine. Food that is rich in functional vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals can support healthy body weights, combat cancer, promote sleep, and ensure a strong immune system. Today it seems like everyone is ...

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Soar Through the Holidays with 5 Tips for Healthy Living

Winter is a Magical Time for Kids In the magical world of children, the winter holidays are a joyous time.   Families and friends gather.  Good food is prepared.  School lets out. Even the cool air brings a feeling of exhilaration. Growing up in New Mexico, I spent my holidays lighting candles on the Advent Wreath and hoping to catch a ...

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What Does Freedom Look Like?

Another Independence Day has passed us by.  My regular followers know that July 4th has special meaning to us as a business.  Afterall, I started this business because I recognized that our poor health and our poor economy are directly related to the freedoms that are disappearing from US society.  Freedoms that are being eroded away by so many policies ...

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