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5 Ways to Reduce Your Craving for Junk Food

Here are five ways to reduce the dependence of your body on junk food and soft drinks:

1. Cultivate mind/spirit

2. Exercise (even a walk around the block or up and down the stairs helps).

3. Real food and whole food supplements

4. Sleep (not drug or beer induced)

5. Detox

Can you think of any additional ways to reduce our cravings for junk food?

Four Changes That Can Add Years to Your Life

People who drink moderately, exercise, quit smoking and eat five servings of fruit and vegetables each day, live on average fourteen years longer than people who adopt none of these behaviors, researchers said.

"These results may provide further support for the idea that even small differences in lifestyle may make a big difference to health," the researchers wrote in the journal PLoS Medicine.

Read the entire article: "Four Health Changes That Can Prolong Your Life."

Fruits and Veggies: The Power to Prevent Cancer

Until recently, cancer was a rare disease. In healthy cultures, like the Hunzas, no one got cancer. The cancer rate was zero, and these people regularly lived into their hundreds.

In nineteenth-century America, about five out of a thousand people developed cancer. By the turn of the last century, in our already less-than-healthy culture, cancer affected twenty to thirty people out of a thousand. Today cancer is one of the leading causes of death, and one out of every two Americans will get cancer in their lifetime.

As we created our modern way of life, we unintentionally also created the conditions responsible for our current cancer epidemic. Fortunately, we now understand the conditions that create cancer and therefore, what we need to do to reverse this devastating trend.

For example, just three servings a month of raw broccoli or cabbage can reduce the risk of bladder cancer by as much as 40%.

These amazing findings were reported this week by researchers from the Roswell Park Cance…

Brady and Daddy at the Christmas Parade

December 12, 2007

"I've been a good boy this year!"

Christmas 2007

"I think I need a nappie."

December 8, 2007

"I'm the life of the party!"

December 3, 2007

"It's time for a Christmas party!"

December 3, 2007

"I'm one of Santa's elves!"

December 3, 2007

"Mommy isn't lookin', I'll pull an ornament off the tree."

December 3, 2007

Brady in Front of Christmas Tree

December 2, 2007

Brady Looking at Santa

December 2, 2007

Mommy, Daddy and Brady at Christmas

December 1, 2007