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  • Is Organic Food Worth the Cost?
    Organic food prices are usually higher than non-organically grown food. But why do organic foods cost more? And is it worth the extra expense? By Ocean RobbinsI love organically grown food. Read more
  • This Kind of Bread is Healthier to Eat
    3 Reasons THIS Kind of Bread is Healthier to Eat by Cat Ebeling & Mike GearyBread gets a lot of bashing these days, especially in light of 'low-carb' or Paleo diets. Read more
  • Does This Chemical In Your Cheerios Or Oatmeal Cause Cancer?
    by Cat EbelingYour kids' favorite oat cereals, oatmeal, granola and snack bars come with a heavy dose of the weed-killing poison glyphosate. Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Monsanto's well-known Read more
  • Are You Ready For The Truth About Soda?
    7 Reasons to Kick your Soda Habit for Good (#4 may shock you) by The Alternative DailyIt's sweet, bubbly, and oh so refreshing after a long, hot day. A can of Coke Read more
  • Are You Suffering With Digestive Issues?
    Consuming these foods in small doses strengthens your entire digestive system, including your stomach, and much more! by Cat EbelingBitter herbs and bitter vegetables have a long history of being used Read more
  • 14 Signs Of A Stroke You Should NEVER Ignore!
    A rapid response to someone having a stroke can mean the difference between minor damage and long-term disability. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, getting help Read more
  • Prebiotics and Probiotics: Why You Need Both for a Healthy Gut
    Every year when spring finally breaks from the relentless chill of winter, my family and I eagerly plant our garden boxes with seeds that, at various intervals throughout the year, Read more
  • Take Time Away From The Couch and The Screen!
    Studies show that if you exercise by taking a walk most days of the  week, you can expect to live longer than the kind of folks who inspired  the phrase Read more
  • Obesity's Direct Link to Cancer
    ~~Obesity's Direct Link to Cancer          Yes, we all know that being over weight or obese is not good for our Health in so many different ways. Obesity causes the joints Read more
  • GMO Debate Part 2
    ~~Up to now, we in the holistic/natural/alternative field have been unable to put forth legislation that would stop the onslaught of genetically modified foods. This is in large part, if Read more
  • CoQ-10 is Now Being Referred to as a DRUG???
    ~~     I had to laugh when I read this study on another positive benefit of CoQ-10, and in the same study came to understand that it was now being referred Read more
  • Broccoli Fights Osteoarthritis
    ~~O.K. here he goes again, Dr. Pfeiffer is making another one of his "wild claims about another one of the research studies that he has been fretting through again." Well Read more
  • Vitamin D and Omega 3
    ~~A study published at the Nutrition and Metabolism Center, Oakland Children's Hospital and Research Institute in Oakland California demonstrates the direct relationship between a deficiency of vitamin D and Omega Read more
  • Tired of the Old Colonoscopy?
    ~~March is Colon Cancer Prevention Month. In recognition of that I thought that I could bring you some good news about what I am sure is one of your favorite Read more
  • Vitamin D Levels are Directly Related to Hypertension.
    ~~As those of you who have been receiving my articles for many years now are aware I am constantly reviewing research studies about the effects of vitamin D deficiency on Read more
    ~~      February is Heart Health Month, and in honor of that, our theme here at Upper Perk, and the Center for Nutrition and Wellness is Cardio-Vascular Health and Wellness. Let's Read more