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Grass Fed Meats


Omega Fatty Acids: Getting down to the Grass Roots

by Mary Howard, RN

We will look at why some meat is better than others for you and why some fats are better than others for you. What are these Omega fats, anyway? We will also look at why the fat ratio of meat and eggs can be affected by the animal’s feed and living conditions. We’ll also touch on the fact that, just because an animal was raised on organic feed it still may not have the nutrients needed to make their meat healthy.

Mind, Body, Spirit


Living Better Longer: The Mind, Body, Spirit Connection

by Mary Howard, RN

Can you control your destiny? Well, maybe or maybe not but there are a few things you can do to help it along. Let’s look at physical drains and how they affect the mind and spirit and emotional drains and how they affect the physical body.

Berries: Very Nutritious and Very Berry Good


by Mary Howard, RN

Blueberries, Blackberries, Raspberries, and Strawberries are all very healthy. Besides containing Vitamin C they also contain Antioxidants. Antioxidants break down harmful molecules in the body that lead to age related illnesses. Among 40 other fruits and vegetables, blueberries are the highest in these Antioxidant properties.

Wt Loss

MaryIs Your Weight Loss Program What it Should be?

by Mary Howard, RN

There are a few things you should consider to be sure the weight loss program you have chosen is as safe and effective as it can be. Also, there are effects that you may see, besides weight loss, while you are on a weight loss program.

Heart Smart

MaryLets Get Heart Smart: Risk Factors of Heart Related Illness

 by Mary Howard, RN

There is new evidence that shows dietary intake of fat and cholesterol, such as fat meat and eggs, may not be the culprit to heart related illness. Carbohydrates and Homocysteine levels may be some of the important culprits. We’ll also look at some other factor to lower your risk of heart attack, stroke and high blood pressure.

Herbs: To Take or Not to Take

Maryby Mary Howard, RN

Herbs and other natural remedies are so popular in our society. Lets look at a few things to make sure what you are taking is safe and the importance of taking control of your own health care.

Weight Loss Tips and Tricks

Maryby Mary Howard, RN

You hear so many tips and trick about weight loss that it may leave you wondering which tips are the best and which tricks are really tricks? Let’s look at how food and exercise affect metabolism and weight loss to help us understand why some of these tips and tricks work or don’t work.

Exercise and Weight Loss

Maryby Mary Howard, RN

If you are serious about your weight loss program, exercise is the key. But how do we get motivated to make such a big change in our life? We’ll talk about motivating benefits, how much exercise it takes, types of exercise and exercising with health conditions.

Prenatal Nutrition: Basic Facts and Factors

Maryby Mary Howard, RN

Eating well is directly related to bearing a child in excellent health and can also prevent certain diseases. This is a great time for new beginnings. The habits you form now may affect the rest of your life. You are the source; for nine months you must build another human being while keeping your own body healthy and strong.

PMS: Pre-Misery Symptoms

Maryby Mary Howard, RN

Pre-Menstrual Syndrome, yes it is real and exists in varying degrees in a large percent of women. We will talk about the symptoms, causes and treatment of this strange burden that women get to carry. If Eve just hadn’t eaten that apple in the Garden of Eden! Oh well, since she did I guess we better find some ways to deal with it!

The Eccentric Eating Habits of Toddlers

Maryby Mary Howard, RN

Do you worry about your toddler because he or she doesn’t seem to eat enough or eats a limited variety? Toddlers do have eccentric eating habits at times. Let’s look at a few things we can do to make sure they are meeting their nutritional requirements and what it takes to meet those requirements.

Nutritional Needs of the Adolescent and Adult

By Mary Howard RN

Recently my articles have focused on weight loss. In this article, I would like to clarify the nutritional needs of the growing adolescent and the adult. In some of my past articles we covered the nutritional requirements of pregnancy and childhood we’ll make this article expand from there and talk about the nutritional requirements of adolescents, adults and elderly. There are many of you that suffer health conditions that debilitate your body and pull hard on your energy stores.


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