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  • Making the Best Kefir. Powdered Starter vs Grains

    The important reasons why homemade kefir only lives up to its title as the world’s most powerful and therapeutic fermented food when cultured with live grains versus powdered starter packets or store kefir. Properly made, 24-hour kefir is arguably the world’s more powerful and therapeutic fermented food. It’s important to know, however, that there is …
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  • Coronavirus: How Trainers & Gyms Are Working

    The spread of the COVID-19 virus is impacting our everyday lives in almost every way imaginable, including our fitness routines. Gyms all over the world have begun to close and, those that have not, have seen a decrease in membership and attendance rates. This is a time for owners to be understanding of the impact […] …

  • Coronavirus: Gym Risk?

    As you look around the gym, you see a familiar scene. There are people lying on mats, holding on to dumbbells, and breathing heavily on the cardio equipment. It is not exactly the picture of perfect hygiene that we would prefer to see. Even in the cleanliest gyms with the most responsible members, the heightened […] …

  • How to Dehydrate Food to Preserve Enzymes + Probiotics

    How to dehydrate food either in a dehydrator or a warm oven without losing precious enzymes and probiotics to ensure that as much nutrition as possible is retained. A number of people from around the world who are in a quarantine situation due to the novel coronavirus have emailed me recently to inquire about dehydrating …
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  • Meet Chris Pearson, Founder of Reformed Athletes [Interview]

    Choosing to start your own fitness business takes a lot of focus, discipline, and consistency. Oftentimes, taking that entrepreneurial leap of faith can feel lonely and it can be difficult to find anyone who can relate to your present circumstance. Today, we’re talking to Chris Pearson who will share his experience as an entrepreneur who […] …

  • Why Most Online Reviews are Worthless

    Why online reviews are basically worthless. This is especially the case for health-related products from small companies that are competing with inferior alternatives from mega-corporations. A common request by members of the recently launched Healthy Home Plus is assistance with vetting food and supplement brands they are considering for purchase. Sometimes the product was recommended …
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  • Is Trans Fat in Meat and Dairy Dangerous?

    Perhaps you have noticed that natural meat-based snacks targeted to those who avoid refined carbs and sugar have a little secret hiding on the nutritional label…trans fat! One of my kids brought it to my attention the other day as he was munching on a grass-fed meat stick that I frequently buy for snacks. Sometimes, …
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  • On Meds? How it Harms Everyone in the Home

    Concerning new research out of Princeton University should give every one of us even more reason to learn how to use natural antibiotics, making every attempt to avoid pharmaceutical meds unless it is a life-threatening emergency. Microbiologist Kiran Krishnan describes this disconcerting information in the Healing Quest podcast below. In essence, when one person in …
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  • Blue Zones “Plant-Based” Baloney

    My father was a well-respected Geriatrician (aka, MD for elderly people) for many decades. His patients were from all over the world, and a few were centenarians. Many more were in their nineties doing very youthful things like playing golf every day and driving around town in red convertibles with the top down (true story)! …
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  • Clarifying Broth into Clear Stock. Yes or No?

    How to clarify bone broth into clear stock. In addition, a detailed discussion of whether this effort is necessary or beneficial to improve the digestibility and safety of the final dish. Perhaps you’ve noticed that most of the time, broth made yourself in a home kitchen produces a slightly cloudy mixture. The particles responsible for …
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