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Do gluten digestive enzymes really work?

If you’re on a gluten-free diet, either because you have celiac disease or non-celiac gluten sensitivity, being able to once again eat gluten with no side effects is probably a dream to you. Can you imagine being able to simply pop a pill to break down the gluten in food? Some supplement makers would have […]

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Your Facebook questions answered: Are GMO foods nutritious and safe?

“Rosie, could you please help me understand the issues regarding GMO. I find it difficult to find credible, non-partisan information. How do you answer the questions: are GMO foods nutritious and safe? I have another question- about this link. Do you want to tackle it for me? http://www.realfarmacy.com/plu-code-fruit/ Love your writings!!!!”, says Enlightened Eater Facebook […]

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The #1 thing you’re not doing with your watermelon but should

  It’s that time of year when you see shoppers leaning over bins of watermelons, madly tapping them in an effort to find the perfect ripe melon. After paying for them, for safe transport, these large fruits are often placed in car trunks or on the floor. They’re then brought in the house and placed […]

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Teatoxing: Give me a break!

Get ready for the onslaught of stories about how to get ready for bathing suit season. If it aggravates you as much as it does me, check out this great blog post entitled, “How I Finally Got A Bikini Body. Want a bikini body? It’s easier than you think to get one.” Bathing suit season […]

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Organic or conventional – or is there more to the issue?

In my last post, I wrote about an article in Forbes magazine which stated that according to testing conducted by the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA), pesticide residues are not a concern. But I also pointed to the criticism of the article due to the fact that the USDA does not track levels of […]

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New report says not to worry about pesticide residues. Should I believe it?

  “Care to comment on the article, Ten Thousand New Reasons Not To Worry About Pesticide Residues?” asks Enlightened Eater Facebook fan, Karen Jorgenson Cooper‎. Karen, at first glance, this article in Forbes magazine by just looking at the title alone,  sounds very reassuring. It basically says we have nothing to worry about. The article […]

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Natural Health Products: It’s still buyer beware

If you think you’re protected by Health Canada, think again When it comes to natural health products, if it seems as though there’s a free for all out there, there’s a reason for that.  According to many health professionals, it is nothing less. Companies manufacturing natural health products are self-regulating, according to the regulations of […]

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Get ready for a whole lot of baloney – processed meat and cancer

Natural deli meat producers will have a field day You’re likely going to hear, if you haven’t already, countless news stories today about the World Health Organization’s (WHO) announcement about the risks of eating processed meat.  Processed meat refers to meat that has been transformed through salting, curing, fermentation, smoking, or other processes. WHO’s International […]

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