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Acupuncture for Sciatic Nerve Pain

Acupuncture for Sciatic Nerve Pain

| October 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

In an earlier post I discussed my bout with sciatica pain. I still don’t know what caused the pain, but I know for sure it’s very painful. Some folks suffer with sciatica flare ups for several months and even years. I read in one forum where one guy has been taking drugs for his sciatica […]

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We Are What We Eat

We Are What We Eat

| October 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

This is not a profound statement, and I’m sure we all know this by now. Just yesterday while I was at the mall, I met a man that personified the statement. He was in front of me at the check out line. He purchased several hundred dollars worth of workout clothes. He was a personable […]

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Vitamin C and Sciatica

Vitamin C and Sciatica

| October 12, 2011 | 3 Comments

Over the past few weeks I’ve had the dubious pleasure of suffering with an inflamed sciatic nerve. I can’t tell you how it got inflamed all I know is that it’s inflamed and really pissed off at me. If you’ve never suffered with sciatica pain consider yourself lucky. More Painful Symptoms Not realizing at first […]

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Eating Real Popcorn

Eating Real Popcorn

| October 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

OK, I’ve tried microwave popcorn, Jiffy Pop popcorn and air popped popcorn. I’ve got to say, hands down, that the best popcorn that I’ve had recently is Mr. Popping Cob’s popping corn. It caught my eye as I was browsing the shelves of our local farm’s store. It was a miniature cob of corn with […]

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Fido Joins the Band Wagon

Fido Joins the Band Wagon

| October 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

Let me start this by stating for the record, “I don’t want a dog.” I made that statement 7 years ago when we got Fido. My daughter wanted a dog and we went to the Animal Rescue Foundation and got our dog. Our dog is the sweetest, silliest, cutest, smartest, dumbest, knowledgeable dog on the […]

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Week 3 or 4 (?) Update

Week 3 or 4 (?) Update

| October 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

I’ve lost track of time. I’ve been having such a blast with this real food journey that I forgot to update my stats. Oh well, the heck with stats. I know I’ve lost some weight, increased my energy and drink coffee once a week (it’s a Sunday ritual in my house). The convenient one-stop-shopping days […]

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E. Coli, Listeria, What’s Going On?

E. Coli, Listeria, What’s Going On?

| September 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Several hours ago Associated Press reported that Tyson has recalled 131,000 pounds of ground beef because it was contaminated with E. Coli. This on the heels of the cantaloupe recall issued by Jensen Farms a week or so ago because of the deadly Listeria bacteria. We’ve had recalls before and there will be more to […]

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Keeping it Realistic

Keeping it Realistic

| September 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

It’s human nature to go overboard. Well, it might not be human nature, but it’s my nature. Knowing that I have this tendency to enjoy too much of a good thing, I have to keep my real food adventure in check. Here’s the Story: My daughter told me late at night that she had invited […]

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Vitamin C: The Real Story

Vitamin C: The Real Story

| September 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Because I recently witnessed first hand (and second hand) how taking large doses of vitamin C can affect health, I decided to purchase and read the book written by Steve Hickey, PhD and Andrew W. Saul, PhD. The name of the book is Vitamin C: The Real Story. If you are on the fence as […]

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What’s on Your Plate?

What’s on Your Plate?

| September 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

I was roaming around aimlessly on the internet this morning and came across a few articles that saddened me. After reading these articles, I realize just how important it is to know where your food comes from. The modern way of shopping means we develop a relationship with the people behind the deli counter, the […]

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