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#7 Words for thought... Fluoride concerns? Add tamarind!
Monday, October 11, 2010      5 comments

I bought a bag of Tamarind candies tonite from my local asian mart. Tamarind is a yummy sweet/tart pulp scraped from around the seeds found inside of the brown velvety pod of this legumous tree. I've had it in candies, Pad Thai sauce, Mexi... Read more
#6 Words for thought~ Your gut and thyroid hormone
Friday, October 08, 2010      2 comments

This was something I was ignorant of, so thought others might be interested as well, particularly for those with gut issues. The summative statements at the end of this abstract are: The liver takes up a large fraction of the T4 and... Read more
# 5 words for thought~ Does low thyroid function = long life...?
Thursday, October 07, 2010      8 comments

www.reuters.com/article/
idUSTRE6806U420100901 Haven't read the study, so I don't know all the parameters... but it does give one pause... :) Mzzchief... Read more
Products I like Tip #1~ I heart my Mini- Prep Plus Cuisinart!
Tuesday, September 07, 2010      3 comments

I so love stuff that makes my life easy... so I really love this machine! Price.. it runs about $40 and its worth every penny. I've had mine for a coupla years now, and its still running strong. Run it most every day... it mixes u... Read more
#4 Words for thought... How increase muscle mass...
Wednesday, August 18, 2010      3 comments

...seen from a microscopic perspective. www.newscientist.com/art
icle/dn19330-muscle-lab-bu
lk-up-with-the-science-of-
bodybuilding.html : ) Mzzchief... Read more
#3 Words for thought~ Support for limited amounts of dietary saturated fats!
Wednesday, August 18, 2010      4 comments

Seems like those severely restricting Saturated fats may be doing oneself more harm than good. Looks like this clears the way for guilt free use of coconut oil and butter... in limited quantities. O that does NOT mean a quart of Ben and Jer... Read more
#2~ What I'm reading~ Bone loss, high animal protein,older women
Wednesday, August 11, 2010      2 comments

http://www.nutraingredients-us
a.com/Research/High-protei
n-diets-may-cause-bone-los
s-in-older-women-study/?ut
m_source=Newsletter_Produc
t&utm_medium=email&utm_cam
paign=Newsletter%2BProduct... Read more
#1 What Mzzchief's reading~ the Skinny on Cholesterol
Tuesday, August 10, 2010      1 comments

I've been asked countless times how I know about thyroid/ health in general. The answer is that I've had a lifelong interest in the body, and the internet is like a limitless library without walls. Many people have expressed reservations as to t... Read more
Quick Tip#39~ tra-la-la triphala body scrub!
Monday, August 09, 2010      7 comments

Okay guys... this is hands down the best body scrub I've come up with and I can hardly wait to share it with you so you can start experiencing some really soft, smooth skin for mere pennies! : ) The brand of Triphala I've been using is... Read more
Quick tip #38~ Calling all chocoholics!
Thursday, August 05, 2010      5 comments

News flash... Dove's Dark Chocolates are not just conveniently wrapped in a lovely foil package, available almost everywhere, fit nicely in your mouth, are creamy and delicious... but they are also made with Cocoapro cocoa! Huh? you may wel... Read more
Calcium supplements... good for bones/ bad for your heart?
Friday, July 30, 2010      7 comments

Thought this article buzzworthy. Just another good reason to eat a balanced diet for good health. www.nutraingredients-usa
.com/Research/Risks-outwei
gh-benefits-for-calcium-su
pplements-Meta-analysis/?c
=et30TYDxpMB7... Read more
Its what's inside that counts!
Sunday, July 18, 2010      9 comments

Got this link from one of my buds. Takes a while to load, but its cool. Particularly for you science, visually oriented peeps like myself that are always wondering what's just beyond the surface. Its MRIs of various fruits and veggies. ... Read more
Quick Tip#37~ Over 50 & Feeling Twitchy? Check this article out!
Thursday, July 08, 2010      5 comments

You might have problems absorbing b12 from your food. Here's the whole range of symptoms and whatcha can do about it. The only point I dispute is the availability of sublingual B12 "nuggets". Here in the States, you can pick up 100 count a... Read more
Quick Tip #36~ Yummy Chocolate!
Monday, July 05, 2010      3 comments

Thought I'd give props to my current fav brand of Chocolate: Ritter Sport Dark Chocolate Hazelnut. I love dark chocolate with nuts. Its German made, creamy, not too sweet and super yummy. Even though there's a caveat of "traces of wheat" on... Read more
Quick Tip #35 ~ Tastes just like a liquid creamsickle!
Sunday, July 04, 2010      7 comments

Here's a tip for a quick snack, or mini-meal if you're running late and are tempted to grab for something naughty... Blend two scoops of Jarrow Unflavored Whey with 8 oz of OJ. Thats all there is to it. Its 280 calories, 27 grams car... Read more

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