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Posts from the ‘Critical Health Thinking’ Category

Mastering Simple Health

The definition of master is: to be eminently skilled. In my journey to reclaiming my health there were many opportunities to become discouraged. In the beginning I was reading, learning and applying as many things as I could in no specific order. I was drinking more water, exercising, etc. but I did not have a strong protocol in place. I was haphazard. I often went to bed fearful that I was not doing enough to reverse my disease. Any symptom or question from a friend would shake my confidence in what I was doing. That is, until I remembered one of my favorite words in the English language, the word master.

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Simple Food Handling Skills

I follow several simple and sustainable food handling rules to ensure the foods my family and I consume are safe. The following critical health thinking skills and food preparation precautions will make all the difference in your journey to reclaiming your health and preventing sickness and disease.

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Your First Line of Defense

October is breast cancer awareness month. After living with twelve years of chronic, debilitating illness my sickness culminated in breast cancer, stage two with a rapid dividing cell. I was in the worse shape of my life and everything that could be wrong with me was wrong. I had lost all hope of ever reclaiming my health. This post is dedicated to cancer prevention. The following are critical prevention skills that are the first line of defense against breast cancer.

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Now That’s Scary!

October is hailed as the scary month. Chilling movies are aired at the theaters, frightening masks and creepy costumes are just around the corner as Halloween approaches. But there is another scary thing that is lurking. October is breast cancer awareness month. Now that’s scary! Yet still, there is something even scarier than breast cancer.

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SHM Processed Food Synonyms

I didn’t know that processed foods were not a food group. Unbelievable! You mean macaroni and cheese and chocolate cake mix from a box is not food? Yep, that’s what I asked when I first started studying the subject of health and wellness for my self.

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The Great Food Exchange

Sickness and disease does not fall out of the sky, land on our heads and into our bodies. Many of the diseases Americans are enduring are called the diseases of affluence. Definition of affluence: an abundant supply.

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What is Food?

What is food? What is a nutrient and where do we get them from? These questions seem extremely simple and basic. Understanding exactly what food is and what it is not is the basis for understanding the law of nutrition.

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