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  • Inflammation, Diet and Health

    It is becoming common knowledge that chronic inflammation is the root cause of many serious illnesses. Acute inflammation is necessary and usually occurs in response to injury and attack by germs. Acute Inflammation on the surface of the body manifests as local redness, heat, swelling and pain and is the body's way of getting more nourishment and more immune activity to an area that needs it. However, when inflammation persists (what is known as chronic inflammation), it damages the body and causes illness. A number of things that causes inflammation include processed food, sugar, hydrogenated and trans fats, stress, malnutrition,...

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  • Are There “Healthy” Oil Options?

    Whether you first thought upon reading that word is an image of French Fries, bubbling away in a fryer, or the trace remnants of some crispy potato chips, oil usually has a very negative connotation associated with it.  (And we won’t even get into oil in the non-food sense of the word.)  The media has typically paired the word oil with the word fat, and fat certainly doesn’t extoll many positive virtues. The fact is that since the 1980’s, there’s been a war on fat and therefore oils that are used for cooking and food processing are often swept up...

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