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Kathy on November 9th, 2012

Years ago I heard Suzanne Somers talking about the benefits of bioidentical hormones.   About 4 months ago, I finally decided to try them.  Why?  Sexual intercourse had become difficult and painful because of the thinning of the vaginal wall, and no amount of personal lubricants worked to make the situation better.  In addition, one […]

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Question: I have received several emails from readers in the last few months asking this question:  Has the natural approach to bone health improved your bone density? Answer: Yes, according to the bone density test I took today.  Achilles Bone Ultrasonometer Results (from Rainbow Light) as of 11/3/11 are as follows:  T-score: -2.6, Z-score: -1.4 […]

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Kathy on June 13th, 2011

Are you getting enough protein in your diet? Yes, protein is acidifying, but the OsteoDiet promotes a healthy balance of 80% alkaline/20% acid.  The body needs protein!  To produce and maintain cells, manufacture antibodies and enzymes, regulate fluid balance, and boost metabolism, the body needs adequate protein intake. How much protein do you need?  Multiply your weight […]

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For Teachers:  Part 1 of Balancing School, Home, and Health – Attitudes that Encourage a Healthy Balance Last week I received this question from a reader who is also a teacher like me:How do you do it all once the school year starts?  How do  you find the time to prepare a healthy diet, keep […]

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The bulk of the supplements I take currently are whole food supplements made by Standard Process, but I take a few others as well.  Here’s the complete list: From Standard Process Tuna Omega-3 Oil* Glucosamine Synergy* Calcifood* Calcium Lactate (does not contain dairy products)* Cardio-Plus* Drenamin* Catalyn* Thytrophin PMG* Other Supplements Pro-Infla-Zyme from Nutri-West* Bio-Chlor […]

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Kathy on June 21st, 2009

Earlier this month I attended a fascinating conference at Standard Process, Inc., makers of the whole food supplements I now take to maintain my bone strength and general health. On the first day of the conference, we were taken on a tour of the organic farm in Wisconsin where the ingredients of the supplements are […]

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Kathy on February 15th, 2009

Yes, you read the headline correctly.  My doctor has recommended that I eat more fat!  According to the research that Dr. Bourne showed me, the big push for extremely low cholesterol is “drug company hype” and that the body needs a moderate amount of cholesterol to manufacture testosterone in the male, and estrogen and progesterone […]

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