Author Archives: Jim Healthy

About Jim Healthy

Jim Healthy™ is a prolific health writer with a life-long dedication to researching and publishing the most important health discoveries of our time -- and creating practical “action plans” that help readers incorporate these new medical findings in their daily lives. He is the co-author of The Healthy Body Book, Arthritis Interrupted, The 30 Day Diabetes Cure, and The Healing Kitchen.

Butter is Better!

Imagine your next healthy breakfast: Fresh fruit. Yogurt. Whole grain toast. With a creamy pat of butter melting on top.   Wait, butter in a healthy breakfast?   Absolutely. Butter is far from the dietary evil the medical establishment has … Read more >

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Americans Are Blind To Getting Bigger

Americans aren’t aware of how much weight they’re gaining, which could end up making the country’s obesity epidemic even worse.   Many adults who took part in a survey between 2008-2009 thought they lost weight when they actually gained.   … Read more >

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What’s So Bad about Processed Food?

If you’ve ever gone to a farmer’s market, you know that whole foods need little interference to taste delicious. Perhaps you were seduced by the aromas of real tomatoes and fresh basil, or rushed home to steam or grill fresh … Read more >

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The Ten Worst Food Ingredients

Food companies use lots of unhealthful and dodgy ingredients to extend shelf life, add gaudy colors, and make us crave their products. You can (and should!) steer clear of these toxic, tacky ingredients to protect your family’s health. When enough … Read more >

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A Kick of Spice Could Simmer Down Diabetes

A spice extract that gives color to curry may also have another, healthier benefit – lowering the risk of Type 2 diabetes.   A limited study of 240 adults examined the effect of curcumin, which is found in turmeric, on … Read more >

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The Myth of Exercise and Weight Loss

America’s children have an ally in First Lady Michelle Obama.   Since she moved into 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Ms. Obama has devoted herself to improving the dreadful obesity statistics of our country’s children. She created a White House Kitchen Garden, … Read more >

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Obesity Leads To Alzheimer’s Disease

A dozen studies recently published in major medical journals lead to the same conclusion: A big belly creates a smaller brain — and all the terrible cognitive problems that go with it. Read more >

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What’s The Real Story About Red Meat?

Red meat has attracted some bad press lately, but it’s only partly deserved. Don’t buy the headline that eating it raises your risk of death, but don’t buy factory-farm red meat for other reasons. Read more >

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Recipe Rehab: 5 Best Healing Summer Blender Recipes

Blended foods and drinks can spark up a summer feast, but beware the hidden calories and high-GI ingredients in commercial versions. Never fear — we have “rehabbed” five favorites to make them as healthy as they are delicious. Read more >

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The Whole Wheat Hoax

Food manufacturers know that we’re starting to look for whole grain breads and other foods, but whole grains cost more, so they’re finding loopholes in the labeling laws to sneak unhealthy foods past you. Here’s how to catch them. Read more >

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