Category Archives: Health


This blog has officially entered a state of blathy (blog apathy). I was inspired to acknowledge this sad condition by the Clever Zebo blog’s own admission of suffering from this affliction. So… “What the heck happened,” you ask? Well, the … Continue reading

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The Run: Moving Natural Medicine Forward

Have you heard of The Run: Moving Natural Medicine Forward (facebook page | website) “event” that’s happening now to raise awareness of how lifestyle choices and natural medicine is “the cure” to optimizing health for which we have been waiting? … Continue reading

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Conversation with the CEO of Beachbody

Earlier this evening, Carl Daikeler, the CEO of Beachbody, asked this on Twitter: Do you think individuals really care that there is increasing obesity? Someone else replied: Sadly, not enough care. Carl said: But everyone freaks out about the cost … Continue reading

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Support gluten-free food labeling

In 2007, the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act (FALCPA) tasked the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to finalize standards for gluten-free labeling. Four years later, the FDA has failed to fulfill that mandate. To the millions of Americans … Continue reading

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Sugar = Toxin?

We must have sweets on the mind over here at NBD… Maybe Easter has something to do with it? Here in the USA, we are conditioned from an early age to gorge ourselves on candy at Halloween and Easter and … Continue reading

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To have aspartame or not to have aspartame, that is the question

Eight months ago, I gave up all soda. The top of my list of carbonated addictions? Diet Coke.  I did it for a few reasons. I started to notice that 1 or 2 a day wasn’t enough and my body … Continue reading

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Facial Yoga

I know this isn’t exactly about food, but it’s pretty cool. I’d heard of the “Free your tongue” pose before and have used it when my jaw has been really tight. Tonight I did all of the poses in this … Continue reading

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