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Friday, 17 November


TPV Podcast, Episode 274: Sarah Hugs Our Listeners "IndyWatch Feed Food"

In this episode, Sarah is on the road for her Paleo Principles tour! We welcome Paleo Principles into the world!

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The Paleo View (TPV), Episode 274: Sarah Hugs Our Listeners

  • News and Views (0:41)
    • Paleo Principles is out now! Sarah is extremely proud of this veritable text book of paleo science with a recipe book to boot.
    • Sarah is now out on tour, hugging everyone and enjoying meeting our listeners.
    • This is one of the best things about t0urs: meeting you!
  • Rate and review us. Goodbye!
  • Outro (23:20)

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New Blood Pressure Guidelines Will Put More People in Risk Pool "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Under new guidelines instituted by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology, high blood pressure, which was once defined as 140/90 millimeters of mercury or greater, is now 130/80.

The new recommendation stems from the results of a federally-funded study, called Sprint, published in The New England Journal of Medicine in 2015. It is estimated that under the new regulations, the number of American adults with high blood pressure will rise from 72 million to 103 million. Of those, an estimated 4.2 million will be new candidates for high blood pressure medication, reports The New York Times.

The government-funded study observed two groups of individuals over the age of 50 who were already predisposed to cardiovascular health issues. The researchers studied a high target group with a systolic blood pressure of less than 140 and a low target group with a systolic blood pressure of less than 120.

The chief finding was that the low target group had 25% fewer cardiovascular issues (such as stroke or heart attack) than the high target group.

Gilbert Welch, a professor of medicine at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, noted in an oped in The New York Times that the 25% reduction was the difference between 8% in the high target group and 6% in the low target group.

Relative changes like a 25% reduction always sound impressive, wrote Welch, the author of Less Medicine, More Health: 7 Assumptions That Drive Too Much Medical Care.

Heres an opportunity to educate your customers about other ways to reduce the risk of hypertension. Regular exercise and a healthy lifestyle are the first two ways.

The popular Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet which includes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, poultry, fish, low-fat dairy foods, and lots of potassium has been shown to lower hypertension through healthy eating habits.

Doctors also recommend reducing sodium intake to 1,500 milligrams (mg) a day for those who have hypertension or are at high risk of developing hypertension (people age 51 or older and individuals of any age who are black). Experts also recommend consuming alcohol in moderation and abstaining from smoking tobacco, as it restricts blood vessels.

Healthy weight management is also key for maintaining healthy blood pressure. For overweight people, blood pressure can drop by one point for every 2.2 pounds of weight lost. Aerobic exercise for 90 to 150 minutes per week can lower blood pressure five to eight points.

In terms of supplements, look for things with fiber (such as blond psyllium and wheat bran), minerals (such as magnesium, calcium and potassium), folic acid, nitric oxide boosters (such as...


Pecan Crusted Turkey Cutlets with Bacon-Maple Onion Marmalade "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Pecan Crusted Turkey Cutlets with Bacon-Maple Onion Marmalade
Not looking for a big, multi course, meal this Thanksgiving? How about these pecan crusted turkey cutlets with bacon-maple onion marmalade; a quick and easy turkey main that is perfect for any occasion! This meal is started by making the bacon-maple onion marmalade, which although it takes a bit of time, it's so easy! You start by cooking the onions until they caramelize and get all nice and sweet before adding maple syrup, balsamic vinegar and bacon far an amazing balance of sweet, sour and salty! The pecan crusted turkey is also really simple where you spread on some tangy dijon mustard on the turkey before pressing on chopped pecans and baking in the oven until the turkey is cooked and the pecans are nice and toasted and crispy! If you make the onion marmalade the day before this meal takes almost not time to make, making it a nice alternative to a full roast turkey!

Serve with some Thanksgiving side dish recipes!

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Thanksgiving Appetizer Recipes "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Thanksgiving Appetizer Recipes

While everyone is waiting for the big dinner you cannot let them starve and this is where the snacks and appetizers come in. The appetizers or hors d oeuvres, are always one of my favourite parts of planning Thanksgiving and they are a great way to make your Thanksgiving day stand out. There are just so many different things that you can do with appetizers from a simple platter of meats, cheeses and fruit, to cookies, to dips, to chips, to crostini or even finger sized pies. Although I always enjoy sticking in season with pumpkin and cranberry dishes, I don't let it constrain me too much and I am not afraid to mix it up with combinations of sweet and savoury. The only thing that you need to be careful about really, is that you do not ruin your guests appetite for the big meal!

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Healthy Wheat Belly Cranberry Sauce "IndyWatch Feed Food"

There are 31.5 grams total net carbohydrates in this entire recipe, or 5.25 grams per serving (serves 6). To further reduce carbs, you can leave out the orange juice and, optionally, use more zest.

Makes 6 servings

1 cup water
12 ounces fresh whole cranberries
1/4 cup Virtue Sweetener (or other natural sweetener equivalent to 1 cup sugar)
1 tablespoon orange zest + juice of half an orange
cup chopped walnuts
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
teaspoon ground nutmeg
teaspoon ground cloves

In small to medium saucepan, bring water to boil. Turn heat down and add cranberries. Cover and cook at low-heat for 10 minutes or until all cranberries have popped. Stir in sweetener. Remove from heat.

Stir in orange zest and juice, walnuts, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves.

Transfer mixture to bowl, cool, and serve.

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Aker BioMarine Comes Out on Top in SFP Ratings "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Oslo, Norway For the third year in a row, Aker BioMarine has received an A rating from The Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) for its krill fishery in the Antarctic. Only 2.2% of the catch volume of reduction fisheries in the analysis achieved this rating, and all correspond to its fishery.

The Reduction Fisheries: SFP Fisheries Sustainability Overview 2017 analyzed 20 of the most significant fisheries used for the production of fishmeal or fish oil and assessed the sustainability of the current management regimes.

Some 81% of the total catch volume came from stocks that are reasonably well managed, an improvement from last year, where only 57.4% of the fisheries received that rating.

The Sustainable Fisheries Partnership is a business-focused NGO (non-governmental organization) that is helping to reshape the world of corporate responsibility by allowing companies to directly engage with suppliers of natural resources.

As part of the SFPs mission to assess and improve the needs of sustainability, the organization analyzed data from 20 stocks from 13 species and two main groups (fish and crustaceans), rated according to the sustainability assessment presented on FishSource.

This report shows a real improvement in the management of reduction fisheries and is a clear demonstration that the fishmeal and fish oil sector is on a very positive trend toward sustainability, said Blake Lee-Harwood, strategy director for the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership, in a statement accompanying the release. There is still a huge challenge in Asia but with enough support from industry and government we can hope for similar levels of improvement there as well.

The report shows a significant improvement for several other fisheries from last year, which is proof that many participants in the fishing industry are serious about doing business the right way, says Cilia Holmes Indahl, Director Sustainability at Aker BioMarine. As a sustainability frontrunner, we are very satisfied that others are following. We have openly shared our data and expertise to drive positive change in the industry and take the right steps to ensure that the fisheries take responsibility for the ecosystems in which they harvest. We need omega-3s for our overall health and the all hands on deck approach to sustainability helps us balance our work for improving human health with taking care of the environment.

Among the other findings:

  • 17% (1.7 million tons) of the total catch for reduction purposes comes from poorly manag...


11 Top Benefits and Uses Of Bay Leaf "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Bay leaves are leaves that come from the bay laurel trees that grow over in the Mediterranean, France, Italy, North American, Central America. Bay trees are evergreens with long, aromatic leaves. Bay is a variety of laurel, and many times different varieties are referred to as bay. Bay leaves lose their health benefits after one


Cilantro Juice Can Detox Your Body and Eliminate Inflammation "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Cilantro, this healing herb is loaded with several essential minerals such as calcium, potassium, iron, sodium, magnesium and manganese. Its also a good source of vitamin A, C, K and B vitamins. It has been widely used for many ailments thanks to its medicinal properties and one of the most remarkable benefits of this herb


3 High Alkaline Beverages You Should Drink In the Morning "IndyWatch Feed Food"

You should know one fact: your body is at its most acidic point in the morning time when you wake up. And an acidic body is not good, so its a good idea to take some solutions to alkalize your body. If you are a coffee lover, its time to make change as it is


Natural Recipe For Removing Uric Acid From Your Joints "IndyWatch Feed Food"

If you suffer from arthritis or gout, you know how painful it is. Fortunately, were here with a natural recipe that can help! Both arthritis and gout are the result of a build-up of uric acid. This drink helps remove uric acid from your joints (as well as other toxins), which helps relieve your pain.


Staying Safe Online: Five Cyber Safety Tips Every Parent Should Teach Their Kids "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Years ago, when my kids were in elementary school, I let one of them play a kids game on my computer. Hours later, when I got back on the computer, I had a virus. This was our first of many discussions about cyber safety.

Its safe to say that the internet is increasingly becoming more of an unsafe place thanks to new cyber threats coming out and child predators finding more sophisticated ways of accessing our childrens accounts. While this frightens parents, it doesnt seem to stop children from wanting to get online to play games, hang out with friends, or research. Parents must stay ever vigilant in making sure children know the threats that are out there.

As a parent, I have explained the dangers on the internet and what they need to avoid, but is this enough? We say our Stay Safe Online and Keep Away From Perverts lecture and send them on their merry way? There is much more that we must explain to them!

Part of having the responsibility of being on the internet is using it safely. These tips are musts for ensuring your kids are staying safe online.

  1. What you put out into the internet stays there even if you delete it. It is important to understand this and avoid making off-hand comments, bullying statements to other kids, etc. What you put on the internet now will stay on the internet. That means your future boss could read it, your childrens children could read it, so be aware of this.
  2. Check your basic security to see what is showing up on search engines. Doing a simple Google search on your name, address, etc. to see if your personal information is protected is a great start in making sure your kids are staying safe. Moreover, teach them to keep this information off the internet. That means not adding this to social media accounts. To be clear, kids and teens should not post their email address, physical home address, phone numbers or any information that compromises the safety of the family.
  3. Use the strictest privacy settings for social media accounts. With 73% of teens and 68% of young adults on social media, its hard to avoid. You still have a say in where they socialize online, so be present when they are setting up their accounts to ensure their privacy is protected. As well, instruct them not to put personal information out there. For instance, a teen posts a message on F...


Vitamin K2: A Crucial Nutrient for Heart and Bone Health "IndyWatch Feed Food"

When you buy vitamin K, be that it's K2 that you're buying.

Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin that is well-known for its role in blood clotting. However, there are two different kinds of vitamin K,1each providing its own set of health benefits. Vitamin K1 is primarily responsible for blood clotting whereas vitamin K2 works synergistically with calcium, magnesium and vitamin D to impart a number of important health benefits, including but not limited to:2 Read more


Farm to School Success in Hawaii "IndyWatch Feed Food"

News Release It takes the right amount of water and sunlight for seeds to grow into a thriving garden. So too, it takes the right mix of factors to integrate local foods into communities. Some of these factors include ... Read More

Thursday, 16 November


What Happens to Blood Sugar and Belly Fat When You Eat 2 Tablespoons of Coconut Oil per Day "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Coconut oil is a delicious and healthy fat, derived primarily from the flesh and kernel of mature coconuts. While many of us have kept our distance because of its high fat content, weve been missing out on the incredible benefits that this amazing and natural product can give us. Not all fats or calories are


9 Foods That Protect Against Heart Attack and Remove Plaque Naturally "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Your heart is your most important organ, after your brain. Making sure that its operating at its optimal level is key to a life of health and longevity. Eating right is a key component of lowering your risk of heart disease. While deaths due to heart disease have dropped in recent years, its still the


35 Reasons to Use Apple Cider Vinegar Every Day "IndyWatch Feed Food"

There are so many ways you can use apple cider vinegar in your daily routine, it works great for pretty much anything, from treating an upset stomach, dealing with skin problems to cleaning your house. And believe me, once you start to use it, you wont turn back. The health benefits of apple cider vinegar


Sesame Seeds Work Better Than Tylenol Drug to Ease Knee Pain "IndyWatch Feed Food"

According to study by Azerbaijans Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, shows that sesame seed supplementation can significantly improve clinical signs and symptoms of patients with knee osteoarthritis. A two month study showed that eating 4 tablespoons of Sesame Seeds (about 40 grams) was superior to 1000 mg of Tylenol for knee arthritis. With none of the


Ginger Cucumber Detox Juice That Naturally Fights Belly Bloat and Inflammation "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Have you jumped on the green juice or smoothie bandwagon yet? If not, then now may be the time to make these health shots part of your daily routine. Green juices or smoothies are a great way to get more greens into your diet. They help to alkalize the body, flush out toxins, improve digestion,


Compounds Found In Purple Potatoes May Kill Colon Cancer Stem Cells "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S. and responsible for more than 50,000 deaths annually, according to the American Cancer Society. Purple potatoes nutrition high on the antioxidant scale as well-known powerhouse foods like kale and spinach. Purple potatoes are also a great source of carbohydrates, potassium, vitamin C, folic


Popular Diestel Turkey Brand Comes with a Side of Antibiotics? "IndyWatch Feed Food"

November 16, 2017

Diestel Turkey, sold by Whole Foods and other retailers at premium prices, says on its website that its animals are never given hormones, antibiotics or growth stimulants.

But Diestel Turkey samples tested by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) suggest otherwise, leading consumers to wonder: Can these companies be trusted?

According to testing conducted under the USDAs Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) National Residue Program, samples of Diestel Turkey products tested positive for numerous drug and antibiotic residues.

One of those drugs, Chloramphenicol, is strictly prohibited by the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) in food production because its known to have severe toxic effects in humans including bone marrow suppression or aplastic anemia in susceptible individuals.

According to an amended complaint filed November 13, against Diestel Turkey Ranch, the FSIS inspected Diestel turkeys on four dates in 2015 and 2016, and reported, in addition to Chloramphenicol, residues of antibiotics important for human use, veterinary antibiotics, a hormone and other pharmaceuticals.



Lily of the Desert Nutrition "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Lily of the Desert Nutrition
1887 Geesling Rd, Denton, TX 76208,


EcoDrink Naturals is a convenient and great tasting Multivitamin powder that can simply be poured into any water bottle, making it the best on-the-go multivitamin out there! This beverage comes in four different stick pack flavors: Berry, Fruit Punch, Peach Mango and Strawberry Lemonade. EcoDrink Naturals is made with natural ingredients, sweetened with Stevia and includes 28 essential vitamins, minerals and nutrients. An awesome product for the whole family!

Published in WholeFoods Magazine December 2017


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Once Again Nut Butter "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Once Again Nut Butter
12 S. State St., P.O. Box 429, Nunda, NY 14517,

Hazelnut spread

Once Again Nut Butter announces the first in their line of specialty products, Hazelnut Spread Amor with Cocoa & Milk.  This organic, Non-GMO Verified, fair trade certified, product brings a delightful personal indulgence in the form of a gourmet product for a discriminating audience. While many hazelnut products perform as a spread, Amor offers a more viscous consistency that is conducive to turning everyday staples into a sweet treat, at only 170 calories per serving. As a dip for berries and fruit, spread over biscotti, or a topping for frozen yogurt, Amor delivers a mouthfeel and palate sensation that converts good to great!

Published in WholeFoods Magazine December 2017

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RidgeCrest Herbals "IndyWatch Feed Food"

RidgeCrest Herbals
3683 W 2270 St. Suite A, Salt Lake City, UT 84120


Ridgecrest Herbals EssentialEyes provides full-spectrum eye support, simultaneously addressing the need to strengthen the circulatory system and related organs while providing essential nutrients to help combat the effects of blue-light damage caused by our constant overuse of technology. We combine a modified TCM blend dating back to 220 AD with Lutemax 20/20, which contains the essential daily amounts of lutein, zeaxanthin, and meso-zeaxanthin needed to maintain healthy macular pigment levels.

Published in WholeFoods Magazine December 2017

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Xlear, Inc. "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Xlear, Inc.
723 S. Auto Mall Dr. American Fork, UT 84003,


Xlear Cough Drops soothe a sore, irritated throat. Normal cough drops are sweetened with sugar, which only feeds the bacteria in the throat, making the problems worse. Other sugar-free cough drops use artificial sweeteners like aspartame. Available in Honey Lemon, Green Apple, and Black Cherry flavors, Xlear Cough Drops are both sugar-free and naturally sweetened with xylitol to ensure optimal health.

Published in WholeFoods Magazine December 2017

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Prenatal Probiotic "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Health Aid introduces PrenatalProbio, a vegetarian probiotic formula designed to enhance maternal and infants early gut flora. The probiotics contain 22 billion CFU, 11 beneficial strains, and prebiotics.
1285 Reamwood Ave., Sunnyvale, CA 94089, 1-800-320-5699,

Published in WholeFoods Magazine December 2017

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Wakanaga of America Co., Ltd. "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Wakanaga of America Co., Ltd.
23501 Madero, Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Kyo-Green Powdered Drink Mixes

Kyo-Green has been a strong, trusted brand in the green health drink category for nearly 30 years. This year we are re-launching the brand with a fresh new look and new offerings! Easy to mix and no clumping, Kyo-Green is a healthy way to get your greens every day.

Kyo-Green Greens Blend contains a unique blend of grasses and superfoods that provide balanced energy and nutritional benefits for the whole body.

Re-Formulated! Kyo-Green Harvest Blend is a wholesome blend of organic and naturally sourced grasses, ancient grains, fruits, vegetable and herbal extracts, combined with nutrient-dense Spirulina for immune support.

New! Kyo-Green Sprouts Blend contains a nutritious blend of organic sprouted ancient grains, beans and nutrient rich seeds combined with Spirulina and our original Greens Blend to provide a natural, gentle prebiotic for healthy digestion.

For more information: (800) 421-2998,

Published in WholeFoods Magazine December 2017

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Trace Minerals Research "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Trace Minerals Research
P.O. Box 429, Roy, Utah 84067,


Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in the body and participates in more than 300 biochemical reactions, including energy production, digestion, heart health, and healthy bones. However, recent studies estimate that almost 70% of Americans are not getting the recommended daily intake of magnesium. Thats why we developed Mag Pak.

The best thing about Mag Pak is the to-go packets can be thrown in any purse, pocket, backpack, gym bag, or lunch box for any on-the-go adventure! Its not only convenient, it tastes great, is naturally flavored, and is formulated with a special blend of magnesium malate, magnesium carbonate, and citric acid that once added to water, creates magnesium citrate, a highly absorbable form of magnesium.

We also added a complex of full spectrum electrolytes for a magnesium supplement that is unmatched in the industry from Americas #1 Liquid Magnesium Brand.

Published in WholeFoods Magazine December 2017

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Solgar, Inc. "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Solgar, Inc.
500 Willow Tree Road, Leonia, NJ 07605


Solgar Energy Kicks: Powered with naturally-sourced ingredients plus energy-supporting essential B vitamins.* Each 2-oz shot includes 200 mg of Natural Caffeine from Green Tea, Yerba Mate and Guarana. Available in delicious natural Mixed Berry and Pomegranate flavors, these clean formulas are non-GMO, vegan, free of gluten, wheat and dairy and only 25 calories per bottle!

Published in WholeFoods Magazine December 2017


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Soft Gel Technologies, Inc. "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Soft Gel Technologies, Inc.
6982 Bandini Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90040


Joint health is one of the top categories for supplement use. Hops, the ingredient used to add a touch of bitterness to most brews, has been studied because of its joint health properties. Derived from hops resin extract, Perluxan softgels contain a unique botanical anti-inflammatory agent clinically demonstrated to relieve minor joint pain quickly. The formula is standardized to contain high concentrations of alpha acids, which reduce pain-causing compounds in a short time. With a low dose, easy-to-swallow and fast-acting Perluxan softgels soothe minor joint discomfort within two hours of ingestion and dont cause GI distress. This specialized supercritical hops resin extract provides a safer approach to soothing aches from overexertion of everyday activities and effectively calms the bodys minor pain cascade. Perluxan softgels are exclusively available from Soft Gel Technologies, Inc., a full-service, GMP-certified contract manufacturer.

Published in WholeFoods Magazine December 2017

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Reviva Labs "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Reviva Labs
705 Hopkins Road, Haddonfield, NJ 08033,

Peptide Facial Skin Prep with Hyaluronic Acid

Todays beauty news has been talking up the importance of infusing trace minerals into skin cells to energize them. Seaweed and sea algae provide a high concentration of minerals and trace minerals that stimulate cell energy. To Reviva, this is old news; we introduced topical trace minerals in our products over 35 years ago. But weve upped the game with our new Peptide Facial Skin Prep. Not only does it bathe your skin in trace minerals, its also infused with hyaluronic acid, argireline, and DMAE to kick-start your anti-aging and hydrating while it energizes your skin making it more receptive to follow-up treatments.

Published in WholeFoods Magazine December 2017

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Magic Muffins "IndyWatch Feed Food"

This is a low glycemic, grainless recipe. I do not use egg whites because Im allergic to the whites but not the yolks. I find it great for a late afternoon snack, before dinner or can be enjoyed as dessert with lunch.


  • 1 3/4 cups crispy almond flour (made fresh from soaked and dried almonds)
  • 1/4 cup flax seed meal (made fresh)
  • 1 cup sugar-free grated coconut
  • 5 pastured egg yolks
  • 1 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1 cup of grated zucchini, apple, carrot or yam
  • 1/4 teaspoon unrefined salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

optional items

  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/3 cup coconut flour
  • cinnamon
  • cardamom
  • lemon/orange peel
  • grated ginger

Mix all dry ingredients. Add egg yolks then grated zucchini, apple, carrot or yam. Add melted coconut oil and vanilla. Mix all together and add a little hot water if needed for consistency.

Fill muffin pans 3/4 full. Bake at 350F for 25-30 minutes until golden brown on top. Let cool in muffin pans to hold shape. I store in the freezer, good as is or warmed slightly with butter on top.

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Teeth Whitening "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Oralgen NuPearl 32x Perfecting Whitening Pen delivers teeth-whitening effects without harsh ingredients. Just release the gel into the brush applicator and apply to each tooth. This small, compact pen is perfect for on-the-go use. It is also enamel safe and gluten-free.

Published in WholeFoods Magazine December 2017

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Argan Oil "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Hand-harvested 100% Argan Oil from John Masters Organics is designed to help improve elasticity, retain moisture and soften hair and skin. Its the ideal choice for mending split ends and taming frizzy hair while simultaneously reducing the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines and blemishes so your best complexion can come through.

Published in WholeFoods Magazine December 2017

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Weight Management "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Biotivia Fitness has reformulated Bioshape, a non-stimulant supplement made to target hunger and curb craving hormones while boosting metabolism and curbing appetite. The supplement contains six natural ingredients for weight control, which include chili pepper extract, chromium picolinate, 7-KETO-DHEA, potato protein, bitter orange, and caralluma fimbriata.

Published in WholeFoods Magazine December 2017

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Joint Health "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Natures Way new Tumerich Joint contains 400 mg of turmeric extract standardized to 95% curcuminoids per serving to maximize bioavailability as well as 10 mg of BioPerine. It also contains UC-II type II Collagen complex, standardized Boswellia serrata and organic Burdock. It comes in bottles containing 60 plant-based capsules.

Published in WholeFoods Magazine December 2017

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Oral Care "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Childlife Essentials introduces Oral Care Probiotic, a strawberry flavored childrens probiotic containing a patented strain that uniquely targets the health and function of the oral cavity.

Published in WholeFoods Magazine December 2017

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Kids Health "IndyWatch Feed Food"

New from American Health comes Kidstiks, a once daily multivitamin drink mix for kids. The drink mixes are intended for parents looking for an alternative to sugary gummy vitamins. The drink powders, which come in Groovy Grape and Tropical Punch flavor, are non-effervescent, non-GMO, and vegetarian/vegan.

Published in WholeFoods Magazine December 2017

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Cognitive Health "IndyWatch Feed Food"

New from NOW comes Brain Attention chewables, organic lemongrass oil, organic oregano oil, Krill & CoQ10 softgels, and organic pea protein in natural vanilla and natural chocolate flavor.
244 Knollwood Drive, Bloomingdale, IL 60108, (888) 669-3663,

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Sleep Aid "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Napz from NaturallyU is an all-natural, non-habit forming sleep aid. The supplement is a powder that dissolves in water and is formulated with a proprietary herbal blend including passion flower, chamomile, lemon balm, and hibiscus.

Published in WholeFoods Magazine December 2017

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Aronia Berries "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Aronia berries are rich in Vitamin C and high in powerful antioxidants, but stand out for their polyphenol content as the seventh highest source of polyphenols of all foods. Aronia Growers, LLC, which supplies the berries, is comprised of 10 aronia-growing families in the Midwest focused on integrity, stewardship and quality from field to finished product. The organization delivers freshly harvested berries to the Wisconsin processing plant to produce Sweetened Dried Aronia berries.

Published in WholeFoods Magazine December 2017

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Endothelial Function "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Capros, from Natreon, Inc. is a standardized extract of Phyllanthus emblica, which covers a composition and method to treat or prevent endothelial dysfunction. It recently received a patent from the Canadian patent office. Designed to improve endothelial function and cardiovascular health, the claim reads, use of a composition to treat or prevent endothelial dysfunction in an individual, the composition comprises an extract of pulped Phyllanthus emblica and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, wherein endothelial function is improved.

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Amazon Whole Foods Drops Prices for Thanksgiving "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Austin, TX  In a taste of whats in store, Amazons Whole Foods Market stores are talking turkey by discounting Thanksgiving meal staples and offering even more for Prime members.

Antibiotic-free turkeys are selling for $2.49 per pound, or $1.99 per pound for Prime customers. Whole organic turkeys, meanwhile, will go for 14% off the discounted price for $2.99 per pound, while supplies last. Prime members get an electronic coupon they can scan in-store for the discount and Amazon is offering a free trial Prime membership (normally $99 per year) to shop at Whole Foods Market stores and get the discount.

Prime, which offers its members access to expedited delivery at no charge, access to original videos and other entertainment programming, will also become the in-store loyalty program for Whole Foods Market.

These are the latest new lower prices in our ongoing integration and innovation with Amazon, and were just getting started, said John Mackey, Whole Foods Market co-founder and CEO in a statement released with the joint datelines of Austin and Seattle. In the few months weve been working together, our partnership has proven to be a great fit. Well continue to work closely together to ensure were consistently surprising and delighting our customers while moving toward our goal of reaching more people with Whole Foods Markets high-quality, natural, and organic food.

Whole Foods Market also lowered prices on value pack boneless skinless chicken breasts (organic and no antibiotic), responsibly farmed raw peeled shrimp, and private label 365 Everyday Value canned pumpkin, organic broccoli, organic salad mixes, russet potatoes and sweet potatoes.

Among the brands seeing cost reductions are Lunderg Family Farms organic rice, Eden Foods organic beans, Pacific Foods organic chicken and vegetable broth, Organic Valley eggs and milk, and Toms of Maine toothpaste. Everyday low prices are being established for brands such as Chobani yogurt, California Olive Ranch EVOO, Siggis yogurt, Applegate hot dogs and Fage yogurt. Its also offering lower prices on Vital Farms and Alfresco brand pasture raised eggs.

Shares of Kroger Co. and Sprouts Farmers Market were bouncing back on Thursday. Kroger had fallen as much as 3.5% in New York trading on Wednesday while Sprouts tumbled as much as 3%.

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Will This Thanksgiving Dinner Be the Healthiest Yet? "IndyWatch Feed Food"

By Ronak Sheth, Chief Customer Officer for Label Insight

Every year, Americans collectively loosen their belts in anticipation of one of the most beloved and glutinous meals of the year, Thanksgiving dinner. But as consumer awareness about the ingredients being used in the food products they purchase increases, so too does their demand for more transparency from retailers and manufacturers alike. In fact, this holiday season consumers are expected to spend more on better-for-you ingredients leading up to Thanksgiving than they do during an average week.

Why? Because Americans are changing the way they shop for food products. Todays consumers are more concerned than ever before about the food they consume. According to Label Insights 2017 Shopper Trends Study, nearly half of U.S. shoppers (49%) adhere to a particular diet or nutrition plan, and 75% avoid specific ingredients when purchasing food products. While each consumer may vary their definition of healthy, or the diets they follow, there is an overwhelming consensus that ingredient information is still confusing or not detailed enough.

Data from Nielsen Product Insider, powered by Label Insight, shows more inclusion for diets, lifestyles and preferences than ever before. Products meeting vegetarian, vegan and Paleo diet requirements sell faster for three weeks leading up to Thanksgiving than during the weekly average. Whereas Thanksgiving dinner was once used as a cheat day for many, todays consumers are bringing their standard eating habits into this holiday.

The rise of superfoods and clean/organic products this holiday season

Superfoods have quickly become a popular purchase in grocery stores across the country. And this Thanksgiving, superfoods are expected to have a prominent place at the table as well. Sweet potatoes and cinnamon are two staple ingredients used widely in Thanksgiving recipes. Theyre considered superfoods because of their health benefits; both are rich in vitamins A and C as well as antioxidants.  According to data from Nielsen, more than 10% of sweet potato sales were generated during the three weeks leading up to Thanksgiving alone. Organic sweet potato sales increased 12%, but conventional sweet potato dollars declined 2% during this period.

Last year, Nielsen found that consumers spent more than twice as much on desserts with cinnamon in the weeks surrounding Thanksgiving than during an average week. Across the grocery store, shoppers are looking for food including cinnamon as an ingredient. Cheese, processed meats and nuts/butters/jellies including cinnamon all sold more during the three weeks lea...


Your Brain on Gratitude "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Why do so many books and articles implore us to strengthen our gratitude muscles? Theres more to it than the fact expressing thanks is considered to be a polite and kind thing to door that we have an entire national holiday dedicated to it. Like meditation, expressing gratitude has been shown to influence our mood, our behavior, and even our brains.

A 2016 study by researchers at Indiana University took a group of 43 people seeking counseling for anxiety or depression and divided them into two groups: both groups attended weekly counseling sessions for three months. One group was told to spend 20 minutes writing a letter of thanks to a person of their choice during the first three sessions (and then never again), the other had only standard counseling sessions with no thank-you notes required.

Those 60 minutes (total) of writing down their thoughts of gratitude had a significant impact on the feelings, behaviors, and even the brains of the first group, and the benefits were long-lasting. Months after the counseling sessions ended, members of the letter-writing group reported greater feelings of gratefulness than the other groupthey also showed more activity in sections of the brain that are associated with being able to anticipate the effect ones own actions have on others. These findings suggest it doesnt take a lot of focus on gratitude to make long-lasting changes in how your brain works, and to make it more likely youll mentally find your way to gratitude more easily in the future.

Gratitude Can Make You a Better Person

A 2006 study published in the journal Psychological Science also found that feeling gratitude makes it more likely that you will help someone else, and go to greater lengths to do so. And a 2011 University of Kentucky study found that gratitude also works to reduce negative behavior toward othersparticipants who reported higher feelings of gratitude in general were less likely to respond negatively when in the face of criticism and to feel more empathy to those who were giving the negative feedback.

Who Is Also More Resilient

And these benefits arent just applicable when things are going swimmingly: gratitude has also been shown to provide important benefits to people who are recovering from traumatic situations. A 2006 study found that veterans who were more likely to feel gratitude for daily occurrences also reported having more good days, motivation, and self-esteem whether or not they had PTSD.

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Physicians Best To Have Practiced What They Preach Regarding Lifestyle "IndyWatch Feed Food"

A few days ago I put out a tweet that stated that physicians (and with more characters here I'll say other allied health professionals as well) shouldn't give lifestyle advice unless they've followed it themselves. Given it led to a varied discussion, thought I'd expand more here.

First, I'm talking primarily about diet and fitness advice which pertain to any diet/fitness responsive condition or simply on healthy living as its own aim.

Second, while I think it'd be terrific if all physicians continually walked their talks, this isn't a reasonable expectation. What is however reasonable, at least in my opinion, is that a physician providing lifestyle advice has spent at least some time following their own advice (barring of course any physical or medical limitations that might preclude same).

Living the whys, wherefores, real-life challenges, and logistics, of their own lifestyle advice provides physicians with insights and empathy that in turn will help in their understandings of their patients' struggles and barriers. That understanding is likely to improve the counselling and support those physicians provide.

Whether it's keeping a food diary, following a particular diet, cooking the majority of meals from fresh whole ingredients, exercising a particular amount each week or day, mindfully meditating, etc - spending a real amount of time doing so (my non-evidence based suggestion would be for a month at least) will make you a better clinician.

[And to be clear, as there were those online who wanted to extrapolate my statement into one that suggested physicians must themselves all live incredibly healthful lives and maintain certain weights - that's definitely not what I'm saying, nor of course does weight provide real insight into the health of a person's lifestyle (as plenty of people with obesity live healthy lives, and plenty of people without don't).]


20 Health Hacks Everyone Should Know "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Whether its curing a throat tickle, resolving your headache in minutes or experiencing supersonic hearing, these 21 tricks are proven methods of fooling your body to achieve a desired result, whether thats relieving pain or just having fun. 1. Cure a Tickling Throat When you were 9, playing your armpit was a cool trick. Now,


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Most people dont know they have gum recession because it occurs gradually. The first sign of gum recession is usually tooth sensitivity and you may notice a tooth looks longer than normal. Gum recession is where part of the gum tissue that surrounds the teeth wears away, or pulls back, showing more of the tooth


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10 Signs You Have an Autoimmune Disease and How to Reverse It "IndyWatch Feed Food"

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Discover How To Manage Stress Without Meditation "IndyWatch Feed Food"

  Discover How To Manage Stress Without Meditation   Stress can undermine your health and happiness. It can cause a lot of problems, including depression, anxiety, weight gain, sleep disorders, and adrenal fatigue. Some people use meditation to combat stress. The science of meditation, however, is still young. People do not know exactly why, how, []

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How to Reduce Your Heart Scan Score "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Millions of people have undergone CT heart scans that provide a heart scan or coronary calcium score. Unfortunately, people are then advised by doctors to take a statin drug, aspirin, a beta blocker or other combination of drugs that do NOT stop the 25-30% year-over-year rise in score. This eventually leads to heart attack or needing heart procedures like bypass surgery, angioplasty, or stent implantation, even death.

Doctors say that there is nothing you can do to stop this rise in heart scan score. What they are really saying is that there are no DRUGS or PROCEDURES that they can provide beyond the useless ones they prescribed. They did NOT tell you that there are a number of crucial non-drug and non-procedural ways to reduce your heart scan score and reduce, even eliminate, risk.

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Lets talk about how to reduce your heart scan score. First of all, is that even possible? Yes, it is very possible. Ive done it many times. Ive helped people reduce their heart scan scores, for instance, from a high score of like 900 down to 300 or 400. Its not that difficult.

The conventional answer is that you cannot do that, and the reason why a lot of my colleagues say that, is because what theyre saying is:
theres no drug that does that;
theres no procedure that does that.
What they dont recognize is that there are non-drug, non-procedural tools that you can draw from, that you can get on your own, and reduce your heart scan score, in the majority of people.

What is a heart scan score? Thats a coronary calcium score. Its a scan of your heart obtained by a very rapid...



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