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Health Truths That I Once Thought Were Shams (Until I Actually Educated Myself)!

Posted on August 31, 2013. Filed under: Uncategorized |

so well put!

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I’m pretty sure that most of us recognize that the world of health and nutrition is at times brimming with such an abundance of information, much of it contradictory, that it can be a dizzying, overwhelming mess.  It can be very difficult to wade through this information and sort out what really is valuable.  Which articles are objective?  Which data is well-researched?  Which studies were funded by greedy gigantic industries only interested in pushing forth information that supports their continued financial success – whether it’s in the public’s best interest or not?

Yes, that is how I really feel.

Over the last year and a half or so, I have delved into the world of health and nutrition information.  I have a very, very strong desire to pursue a career in nutrition and wellness, but just can’t quite figure out how to make that transition happen yet.  In the meantime…

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US approves a label for meat free of Genetically Modified products.

Posted on June 22, 2013. Filed under: Food industry, Food Politics, GMO, Uncategorized | Tags: , , |

Finally, a label that makes sense!

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The Case Against GMOs

Posted on May 30, 2013. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: , , |

I am only a third of the way through GMO Myths and Truths: An evidence-based examination of the claims made for the safety and efficacy of genetically modified crops and already I am compelled to share it.  Far from the intentionally sensational posts of anti-GMO social media groups, this comprehensive report makes the case that genetic modification of the food supply has not only fallen far short of its promises, but has exacted real consequences.  Earth Open Source’s Michael Antoniou, Claire Robinson and John Fagan have compiled evidence of negative environmental, social and health impacts leaving us to ask: What do we want to do about it?

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Diagnosis

Posted on April 21, 2013. Filed under: Uncategorized |

I knew I shouldn’t have accepted the appointment with the neurologist for Friday the 13th.  I’m not superstitious, but it just seemed like a bad omen that the earliest appointment I could get was on a Friday the 13th.  I took it anyway.  I hadn’t been able to walk properly for nine months and no one had been able to shed any light on what was wrong with me, not a physical therapist, not my primary care provider, not an orthopedist. (more…)

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Welcome to A Path to Health

Posted on February 25, 2013. Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: |

There is nothing like being diagnosed with a fatal disease to make you do some research. Ten months ago I was diagnosed with ALS, a neurodegenerative disease with no known cure. I have been reading everything I can get my hands on about health ever since, and so much of what I have learned ought to be readily available to everyone: not just the 30,000 Americans with ALS or the 30 million Americans with a rare disease, but also the 133 million Americans diagnosed with at least one chronic illness. Nearly half of us is sick in one way or another and most of it is avoidable. But how?  (more…)

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