Raw Vs. Commercial Honey

Raw Vs. Commercial Honey

Raw Honey The honey that is immediately taken out of cells of honeycombs is called crude. Contains bee pollen and propoli, which enhance health benefits. Straight raw honey can contain dead bees, legs, wings, hunks of wax, and other impurities but is strained out...

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Honey Honey

Local raw honey that hasn’t been filtered or pasteurized so it still holds all the nutrients that you do not get in store bought honey. Raw honey helps with things like low energy, sleep, and seasonal allergies. Replacing regular sugar with honey can help keep the...

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Give Me Some Honey

Honey can promote sleep by restocking the liver’s glycogen supply that keeps the body from waking up in a fuel crisis mode. Another way it helps is by creating melatonin, a sleep hormone, in a roundabout way. Melatonin also works to boost immunity and rebuild tissue...

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What is a Phytonutrient?

Phytonutrients are the natural chemicals that are produced by fruits and vegetables. Other foods that provide phytonutrients are whole grains, nuts, beans, and tea. There are six main phytonutrients that are known to have the most beneficial health effects:...

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Difference Between Pesticides

What are pesticides? Well they are exactly what they sound like -chemicals that kill pests or disrupt pest populations. There are different types of pesticides that are grouped based on what they are made of and how they work. Synthetic pesticides are made in a lab...

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Ag Facts About Texas

Farmers can grow enough food and fiber for 155 people in the U.S. and abroad. In Texas around 86% of land is used for some form of agricultural production. It may be shocking, but 98.5% of operations are still run by individuals or families. 1 out of 7 workers in...

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Binge Eating and Its Effects

Will one night of binge eating cause you to gain weight? Jumping ship on your profile can be a dangerous act, but no one is perfect. Finding a balance is what keeps you from binge eating. To gain weight overnight you would have to consume somewhere between 3,000 -...

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Importance of The Peel

Color is everything: the vibrant colors of fruits and vegetables hold a lot of different nutrients that can be beneficial when consumed. Colorful peels can be a concentrated source of potentially beneficial phytochemicals. Good source of fiber: vegetable skins or...

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Is Seitan Healthy For you?

Seitan is a common meat substitute that is primarily made of dehydrated gluten. How healthy can it be for us if it’s made from gluten? It is a great source of protein that provides about 21 grams in one serving. It is also low in fat and carbs because the starch it...

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Bone Marrow and Running

For every 5.5 miles run per week bone marrow becomes 1 year younger. This is done by gaining healthier marrow in smaller doses while running. Bone marrow is a semisolid tissue in the soft part of the bone that produces blood cells. Marrow produces red blood cells for...

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My name is Haley Harris and when I hit 200 lbs., I decided I need to make a change. My mom started Healthy Lifestyle Secrets and I started just following her. I did well and so we decided to do Healthy Lifestyles Secrets as a team at work. During this process I have learned a lot. I began taking calcium, multivitamins, pro-biotics and now I stopped taking Ampeih altogether. I am going to continue to do Healthy Life Styles Secrets and become healthier version of me!! Haley Harris Dallas, TX Becoming a healthier version of me!

Back in June of 2014 – I started out horrible over weigh, out of shape and on meds for diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and acid reflux. 3 weeks into the first time I took the class, I was off acid reflux med, and reducing my diabetes medicine. By the end of the first time, I was down from 4 pills of Metformin to only 1. My blood sugar has evened out and is so much lower and about 3 weeks after the class, my blood work showed my cholesterol is great and my blood pressure is great andI’m down a total of 52.4 lbs.

"A FWISD teacher shared information with us in our Sunday School classroom. We wanted to be a part of a healthy lifestyle change. We wanted to learn the 'secrets'. Our expectation was to lose weight in a healthy manner." In June 2011, Leon weighed 227.51 lbs., and Karen weighed 186.81 lbs. By November, Leon was down to 189.61 lbs., and Karen weighed in at 166.21 lbs. "HLS is a program that helps you lose weight and fat mass by consuming proper food, drinking plenty of water, eating lots of vegetables, and watching intake of fats, carbs and sugar. The programLeon & Karen Hudgeons

I have gained so much information about eating properly. I am still in the process of learning what is more adequate for me because there are some foods that trigger my inflammation due to RA but hopefully I will take again and get more knowledge and way food interacts with RA. Thanks for the class it is good to know there is place to go to learn about proper nutrition. Zoila Basler Southlake, TXI’ve gain so much information

"In November of 2012 I weighed 297 pounds--my diet was unhealthy, my energy level was low and my body was starting to show the effects of a lifetime of poor eating habits. I grew used to fat jokes, having to hold my breath to tie my shoes and feeling uncomfortable in small seats in theaters and stadiums. I expected people to avoid sitting next to me on airplanes. I resigned to the fact that I would probably not live a long life and that I would likely have health issues related to my weight for many years. Sadly and selfishlyJeff Tasker

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