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October 15, 2003 - Issue #005
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1) Healthy Halloween
2) Healthy Recipe of the Month
3) Your Healthy Eating Support Group Tip
4) Healthy Products and Services
We are approaching that time of year when
even the most conscientious healthy eaters
are challenged and tempted with cookies,
candies, pies, cakes and other unhealthy
goodies. These next 3 e-zines will contain
hints on how to enjoy the holidays and their
festivities and make them a little healthier
at the same time.
Sugar is known to cause the blues, mood
swings and depression, as well as
hyperactivity in children, dental caries
and obesity. I would like to help
you avoid the sugar blues with some
healthy hints on how to reduce your sugar
intake and still fully enjoy the spirit of
On Halloween, our little "trick or treaters"
get so much candy. It's not only the sugar
that's so bad for them, but also artificial
and natural flavors and the FD&C colors,
most of which are derived from coal tar
which is a carcinogen.
Here are five tips on how to reduce
the sugar load:
1. Instead of candy, give
penny toys, removable tatoos, stickers,
apples or mini boxes of raisins.
2. If you have little ones, have a party at
your house and give toys,
stickers and healthy snacks.
3. Let your kids dress up in their costumes
and take them to a movie instead of trick
4. Let your kids dress up in their costumes
and take them shopping for a
5. If your kids do go out trick or treating,
let them choose 5 candy treats from
their treat bag. Allow them to eat only
and put the rest away. They'll probably
forget about the candy after that.
your comments or questions about this discussion.
I cannot answer each
question individually, but I will attempt to
address questions in the next newsletter.
Healthy Recipe of the Month
1 part raw sunflower seeds
1 part raw almonds
1 part raw cashew pieces
1 part organic raisins, or a combination of
several different unsulfured, unsweetened
dried fruit pieces, such as blueberries,
cranberries or currants.
Combine in a zip lock plastic bag and
shake to mix.
Your Healthy Eating Support Group Tip
Before you buy any snack foods, read the
label. If you're not already reading
labels, You'll be surprised to see the
number of ingredients in the
item that don't sound like food
ingredients. Many of these ingredients are
unsafe or inadequately tested. Some even
To help you decipher the long,
unpronounceable ingredients on the label
and to find out
if they are safe or harmful, get a copy of
Food Additives: A Shopper's Guide To What's Safe & What's Not.
It classifies over 1300
additives according to safety. It's clear,
concise and easy-to-use, and it will fit
into your pocket or purse so you can take
it with you to the grocery store.
If the above link doesn't work, copy
the address line on your browser.
Healthy Products and Services
HEALTHY EATING: For Extremely Busy People Who Don't Have Time For It
tells you what's healthy and what's not in a clear, concise and
easy-to-use format. It gives you a system so easy to use that you
can't help but succeed at eating healthfully. In less than 15 minutes,
you will know how to choose healthy food and be on the right track to
If the above link doesn't work, copy
"http://www.bookmasters.com/marktplc/00084.htm#HEALTHY" into the address
line on your browser.
Healthy Eating Coaching
If you would like personal, one-on-one help to get yourself
eating healthfully, I offer healthy eating
coaching/nutritional consulting services by telephone. The first
session is free. You just have to pay for the call.
To schedule your no charge evaluation,
send me an e-mail
with NO CHARGE EVALUATION in
the subject line. Tell me what your
concerns are, what times you are available, and what time zone
you're in. I will send you an e-mail with your appointment date
and time, and the phone number for you to call.
Written by Christine H. Farlow, D.C.
Your Personal Online Healthy Eating Coach...
Helping You To Make
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