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Dietary Guidelines for Americans released

Dietary Guidelines for Americans released

They're better, but still influenced by the food industry… On January 7, 2016, the U.S. government released the Dietary Guidelines for Americans which is jointly developed every five years by the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) and of Agriculture...

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A New Year – A Healthier You

A New Year – A Healthier You

It’s a huge challenge to eat healthy during the holidays. Overindulgence of rich and sugary foods goes hand-in-hand with the season of giving, making it difficult to find a balance between holiday traditions and healthy eating. After the celebrating is over, we look...

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Persimmons, packed full of nutrient power

Persimmons, packed full of nutrient power

Most people underestimate the nutritional value of Persimmons. Persimmons are a strange fruit. In late Fall in Northern California, you can find this plump fruit dangling from bare tree limbs, hanging on as if afraid to let go. Persimmons have a delicately mild sweet...

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Dr. Deepak Chopra speaks about his new book, Super Genes

Dr. Deepak Chopra speaks about his new book, Super Genes

Dr. Deepak Chopra, M.D., author of 80 books and co-founder of the Chopra Center for Well-Being and founder of the Chopra Foundation, recently spoke in Los Altos Hills, CA about his new book, Super Genes, which he co-wrote with Rudolph Tanzi, PH.D. Here is a brief...

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FACT: Our genes DO NOT dictate our health

FACT: Our genes DO NOT dictate our health

We’ve all heard it many times, “Breast cancer runs in my family”, “It’s no surprise I have heart disease since my father and his father before him did,” or “Everyone in my family has high blood pressure, so I’m sure I will too.” We accept the “diseases of old age”...

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