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Bipolar Disorder

How You Can Help Your Daughter Prevent Osteoporosis(Chat Event Transcript-InteliHealth 2002)

FDA Approves New Indication and Label Changes for the Arthritis Drug, Vioxx (PLEASE READ THIS ALERT!!)

Arthritis - What You Can Do?

Babying Your Back Can be a Bad Idea

Study: 1 In 3 Adults Has Arthritis October 25, 2002

Arthritis Specialists And Support Services

Hip Replacement

Arthritis Research

Our Poor Aching Tootsies

Female Problems

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January 5, 2003

Should You Be Tested for Osteoporosis? December 6, 2002

ALERT!-Injectable Drugs Prepared by Urgent Care Pharmacy

POWER FOODS
Fiber - bran cereal, brown rice, broccoli, cantaloupe, beans, apricots, oats, kiwi,
lentils, kale, pumpkin, pears, strawberries, tomatoes, wheat germ, sweet potatoes
Potassium - broccoli, cantaloupe, bananas, kale, pears, tomatoes
Chromium - broccoli
Folic Acid - broccoli, cantaloupe, spinach
Beta Carotene - broccoli, cantaloupe, carrots, apricots, mangos, pumpkin,
sweet potatoes, collard greens, kale, papayas, peaches, red peppers
Essential Fatty Acids - fish
Calcium - broccoli, skim milk, kale, yogurt
Iron - lentils, wheat germ
Manganese - all whole-wheat foods, lentils, kale, wheat germ
Magnesium - brown rice, wheat germ
Thiamine - brown rice
Niacin - brown rice, lean beef
Copper - brown rice, mangos, lentils, kale
Zinc - brown rice, lean beef, lentils, wheat germ
Vitamin A - prunes, tomatoes
Vitamin B - brown rice, cantaloupe, bananas, skim milk, mangos, lentils, kale,
wheat germ
Vitamin C - broccoli, cantaloupe, apricots, kiwi, citrus fruits and juices, mangos,
pears, strawberries, tomatoes, peppers, potatoes
Vitamin E - margarine, nuts and seeds, vegetable oils, wheat germ


Dirty Dozen Triggerers - (stop all 12 for three weeks, then start adding back 1
at a time, until you find triggerers).**** Possibly due to intolerances.****
Dairy
Nuts (mainly dry roasted)
Chocolate
Tomatoes
Eggs
Onions
Citrus
Corn
Meat (mostly red)
Apples
Wheat (bread, pasta)
Bananas

Filthy Five - (things to try to avoid altogether)
MSG
Sodas
Alcohol (red wine)
Nitrites (found in cured meats, food preservatives)
Baking or frying - use Olive Oil or Flax Seed Oil (not for high heat cooking though)
(A resource - Teri Dorian wrote a book on Healthy Foods)

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