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Natural Living Alternatives in North Texas
Will Losing the American Family Farm Affect the Quality of Your Family’s Life?
Adams Blackland Prairie Farm • Ladonia

Around Your Corner
And what about the organic movement? How do you know what you are really paying for?
Organic Grass-Fed Beef on biodiverse pastures

Zea mays (corn) ~ ow much do your kids know about the overproduction led to food chain that leads from the soil and/ factory farms and our or grass to their plate? How much do you industrial diet know? to-the-old-ways revolt against Evidence continues to mount that we truly post-WWII industrial/chemiare what we eat, and that most of the modern cal agriculture ~ a longing for diseases that plague us have a lot to do with “real food” produced without our industrial-age diet. chemicals or drugs, in its freshAnd, we are what we eat eats ~ both plants est form, and preferably from and animals ~ so that, whatever your food someone in your own area, who philosophy, what feeds your fruits and you could actually call by veggies, and/or grains, and/or meats and/or name. But now, organics has bedairy animals, has a tremendous impact on come big business, because orthe quality of your life and health. ganic products command a premium price, And what your food eats has everything to and demand has outstripped supply. So, when do with the philosophy and integrity of the you pay up for “organic,” do you know what stewards of your food sources ~ the farmers, you’re really getting? the ranchers, the processors, the importers, HAYC would like to and so on down the production, distribution, help you and your and marketing chain. (continued on The “organic movement” began as a backpage 17)

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ater gardens are intended to be en joyed 24/7 and 365 except for leap years. Seriously, a change of life occurs when you own a water garden. The sense of calm and tranquility felt during the warm months can still be enjoyed during the winter if some simple steps are followed to insure smooth operation and health of your pond. Windblown Debris First of all, there is a lot of organic material blowing around before and into the first of winter. You can cover your pond with a net that will keep the majority of leaves, twigs, and debris out of the water. Or you can work a little bit harder and keep air blown debris skimmed out of the pond. If you have a skimmer as part of your pond, it still requires more frequent emptying of the skimmer net. This simple first step will determine water quality and other steps that will need to be followed. Don’t Feed the Fish!! Secondly, stop feeding your fish once the water temperature drops to 52 degrees. The metabolism of fish slows to an almost stop as temperatures fall. The main reason for this is that you can cause great harm or death to the fish by feeding at this stage. The food consumed will sit inside the fish which is fed and start to rot the fish from the inside out. So please don’t feed your fish during cold weather. They will be fine for the next 90 to 100 days. Add Salt? Yes! Third, it is a really good idea to add noniodized salt at 3 pounds per 1000 gallons of water. This will enhance the slime coat of the fish which actually protects the fish from parasites and different types of sickness. The salt level in your water garden will not decrease once salt is added. Even during evaporation the salt stays the same. Only a change of water will lower salt levels. However, 3 pounds per 1000 gallons will not harm plants or the ecological balance of the pond. Bacteria? Yes! The fourth and a very important item to remember is that bacteria growth slows to a

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halt in production during winter months. However it will still produce in the early mild periods of winter. You can apply cool weather bacteria to the pond to promote its growth. Bacteria are needed to keep the algae bloom to a minimum. Another option during the early and late winter periods is to use a UV device. This kills algae as it passes by a sealed ultraviolet lamp installed on the discharge side of the pond pump. The cost is moderate compared to the cost of algaecide over an extended time period. Water Color If the color of your water is too tea-like for your taste, a particle water charge will clarify the dark tea tone of organically saturated pond water. However, you must use caution. The chlorine in tap water can be counterproductive to your pond ecosystem; it can burn the gills of your fish and otherwise cause stress to them. You will need to also add a dechlorinator to your pond when adding potable water. Underwater Lights There is a step in the winter that I strongly suggest to the serious water garden hobbyist: add under water lights to your pond. The short winter days make for longer nighttime hours. We tend to leave and come back to our homes in the dark. By adding lights to your pond, you will be able to enjoy your pond more 24/ 7. While your pond will need attention, it should not require more work than pleasure. I once had a Ph.D. tell me that by leaving your pond alone you accomplish more than by getting involved and trying to control the pond ecosystem. So just take care of these few simple steps, sit back, and enjoy your water garden year round. Happy winter gardening!

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See Jonathan every Thursday on Channel 12 Morning Show between 6 and 7 a.m. Go to www.kxii.com/morningshow and find videos of past programs at Texoma Gardening icon. He is totally organic and known for his innovative water features.

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elcome to the SEVENTH issue of Health Around Your Corner! That’s right, we’re beginning our second year! And there are some big plans in the making for a new “Dallas and East” edition to be launched in late January. We’ll still have the “North” edition, and readers and advertisers will have access to both.

Subscriptions & Back Issues We continue to distribute free printed copies in an ever-growing number of places, but we have now made it possible to get a year’s subscription for those who wish to have a printed copy mailed to them. Look for this information on our web site or in this issue. We also have back issues for sale as long as supplies last. Supporting Family Farms Why is it so hard for so many of us to

come to grips with the fact that we are indeed what we eat and how we eat it, and what we eat eats (both plants & animals) and how they eat and how they’re raised? Many and probably most of our modern ailments and diseases are direct results of our industrial diet and our industrial lifestyle (toxins). Better living through chemistry has been a two-edged sword. We ALL enjoy luxuries, conveniences, time savers, and backbreaking work savers that are marvelous blessings. But the bigger, bigger, more, more model of our modern capitalist society has got to have some balance. The family farm has been dying for a long time. Our agricultural policies, our seduction by cheap, fast food, our misguided overproduction, our disconnect from real food and the value it has in our lives, and what it costs to produce it ~ so many factors have combined to push out small farmers and drive their children elsewhere to earn a living. Good farmers are like good soldiers ~ they fight the good fight because “it’s who

we are, it’s what we do.” It’s what they believe in. We are blessed to have a number of dedicated, family-owned and operated, organic, sustainable-agriculture farms and ranches in our North Texas region. We all need to realize the long-term benefits to our families of eating the high-quality, nourishing food they produce. We need to support these “warriors,” to encourage their children to embrace and preserve their legacy, and to encourage more to join their ranks. We need more small, American family farms, not fewer. We need to encourage genuine free trade, between local farmers and their communities. Join co-ops. Buy their products directly or through the smaller health-food stores. Stretch your budget. Learn to eat less higher quality food rather than more and more empty processed calories. Read, get informed, get active, educated your kids about real food, and talk to farmers when you can. You’ll be glad you did!

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Detoxifying Footbaths

by Todd Porter, D.C.

An easy, stress-free way to clear the junk out of your body, easy aches & pains, think clearer, and generally promote better health

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suppose you all may have seen or at least heard about the segment Channel 8 News did on detoxifying footbaths. It seems to have stirred up quite a bit of interest and I have been getting a lot of questions on the subject since the news segment aired. I have been using one in my practice for two years, so let me attempt to explain a bit about this effective detoxifier. The Machine There are several different makers of the machines used for the footbaths. At my office, we use the EB-305, made by Erchonia Medical. They all do basically the same thing, though I’m sure the manufacturers would all insist that theirs is the best. The Process Short anatomy lesson so the rest of this will make sense: Your skin is an excretory organ. It is designed to pull toxins from your body and eliminate them. Your feet have a rich supply of capillaries (very small blood

vessels), which run close beneath the surface of the skin. The free radicals you hear and read so much about these days are simply chemical strands that have a positive or negative charge. They are the leftovers from the chemicals in the food we eat, things we drink, and the air we breathe. The EB-305 (or other similar unit) creates a microcurrent charge in a warm saltwater bath that will attract the free radicals from the capillary beds through the skin and into the water. Half way through the treatment, the polarity of the microcurrent changes and it will pull the oppositely charged free radicals from your body for the remainder of the treatment. You might be surprised to see what a 20- to 25-minute treatment can pull from your body. The Benefits Now why would you want to do this? It eliminates toxins from your system and will generally reduce any aches you have and help you think more clearly. The footbaths

are an easy, stress-free way to clear the junk out of your body so that it can function as it should. How Often? The number of treatments a person has to do for results? Most people notice at least a reduction in the ache of their feet after one treatment. We offer package deals of 3 and 10 visits. Usually for best results, I suggest a series of 10 treatments over 3 to 4 weeks. It all depends on the person’s condition and what they want to accomplish. Should you want to take things a step further, we can provide information on colon cleanses, nutrition, and even point you in the direction of products that can reduce the chemicals you come in contact with. If you have any questions, please feel free to call the office for additional information.

Grand Opening of new Celina store was Friday & Saturday, December 8-9, and they featured free BBQ lunch, big giveaways, door prizes by a long list of sponsors, and a number of special buys (some good through the 15th). &L continues to grow and expand its feed, farm, home and gardening business, with an emphasis on making organic products conveniently available to this region. Alan Vargo, nursery manager for D&L Aubrey, heads up the organics part of D&L’s operation, writes organics articles for this magazine, and fields questions for all D&L stores, though Keith Cantrell, manager at Denton, is also well versed in organic products and materials. See store locations on ad, pg. 12.

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Organic product section at Celina store. Organic questions are sent to Alan in Aubrey, who’s only a phone call away.

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Alternative Biological Dentistry

Dr. Jonathan Golab,

D.D.S.

Dr. Golab is a member of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) seeking to promote mercury-free dentistry.

The Mouth-Body Connection
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My dentist told me that I have gum disease. I have never been told this before, and everything feels just fine. What is periodontal disease, how do I know I have it, and is it easy to treat? Periodontal (gum) disease affects approximately 85% of adults today with only a few noticeable signs or symptoms, whereby most people do not even realize that they have it. It may lead not only to tooth loss, but also to other diseases and problems, such as: • Heart disease: periodontal disease predisposes you to becoming twice as likely to suffer from coronary artery disease and stroke. • Low birth weight/pre-term babies. • Poses a serious threat to people whose health is compromised by diabetes, respiratory diseases, or osteoporosis. • Infecting others and your family members through saliva. Don’t Ignore Your Oral Health If you value your oral as well as your overall health, and you have any of the following symptoms, seek advice from a dental professional immediately: • Pain in your mouth • Your gums ever bleed when you brush your teeth or when you eat hard food • Spaces developing between your teeth • Your gums feel swollen or tender • Your gums are receding (pulling back from your teeth) or your teeth appear longer than before • You have persistent bad breath • You have noticed a change in the way your teeth fit together when you bite • You develop sores in your mouth that do not get better within two weeks • You have noticed pus between your teeth and gums If you have any of the symptoms described above, you may have periodontal disease. If you have heart disease, diabetes, respiratory disease, osteoporosis, or are thinking of becoming pregnant, have any symptomatic family member evaluated. Treatment of gum disease in its earliest stages has an excellent success rate, so the earlier you seek treatment, the better the Flower chance for success. We utilize many Mound comfortable, successful, and easy treatments Center for for gum disease, and the majority of Cosmetic treatments do not require being numb. These Dentistry state-of-the-art procedures include lasers 972-691-1700 and microsonics (works by not even having to touch your teeth and replaces the outdated broken, is there a better way to fix my tooth method of scraping your teeth), oral other than a cap (crown)? Yes. Traditional dentistry utilizes the antibiotics, and special anti-microbial rinses. process of crowns (caps) to fix large With treatment success being so easy to decay or large defective fillings. The achieve, you should not hesitate to seek an disadvantage is that the dentist must grind evaluation and/or treatment immediately! your tooth into a peg, being very aggressive When I visit the dentist, how do I and traumatic. Current technology is awesome! You can now fix your tooth with know if I have decay? The standard for detecting decay in a very conservative, longer lasting tooth tooth is the dental x-ray. Of concern colored inlays and onlays. These is not only the exposure to radiation, but also restorations strengthen your teeth, and don’t that the decay needs to be in an advanced grind them to a peg. This reduces the need stage before it is detected on an x-ray. for root canals by preserving your natural Current technology is utilizing dental lasers tooth structure. And as an added feature, to detect decay in its earliest stages, before they are invisible to the naked eye, unlike it is seen on an x-ray! Thus, vital and traditional porcelain crowns. If you would like further information, important tooth structure is conserved, please feel free to contact Dr. Golab at The reducing the need for more invasive procedures such as crowns and root canals. Flower Mound Center For Cosmetic Dentistry at 972-691-1700, next to the My dentist told me that I have five Flower Mound Library, or visit Dr. Golab cavities to be filled. Is there any way on the web at www.drgolab.net.

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to fix them without being numb? Yes. Now it is possible to get dental fillings without having to be “numbed” or use needles. In our office, we utilize air abrasion; also known as drill-less dentistry. It works by using air pressure to aim “sand-like” particles at your tooth, gently spraying away decay. If I have a very large filling in my tooth that is cracked, decayed, or

Voted “Best Dentist Denton County” 2006 By The Readers Of The News Connection. Voted “Best Dentist Denton County “ 2005 By The Readers Of The Lewisvile/Flower Mound Leader. Please note that in this area, we have terrific dentists, and in no way do I intend to imply that I am any better than any other dentist. In addition to being a cosmetic dentist, Dr. Golab maintains a fullservice general dental practice.

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Be at Your Peak for the Holidays, Winter Weather, and New Year!
Pull up a chair, have a delicious eggnog smoothie, browse our books and gifts, and equip yourself for a healthy winter season!

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ith Christmas right around the corner, Peak Nutrition wants to make sure you are prepared for wellness, gift giving, and a healthy New Year! We offer a wide array of products to help you breeze through the holidays and winter weather. Examples of immune boosters are: olive leaf extract, oregano, astragalus, andrographis, Oscillococcinum, and the basics of Vitamin C and garlic. Interested in glyconutrients? We have Techmedica’s cell communicator ~ Nutratose! “Colloidal silver, used orally and topically along with zinc, were the only natural antibiotics used in 1860 and for many years after that time,” says Dave Sherman, president of Dave’s Healthy Solutions. Peak Nutrition has Dave’s powerful colloidal silver in stock. We have a list of uses available for this product. Just ask for a copy. Boost your “second immune system” with probiotics ~ acidophilus and other strains of friendly bacteria. Populations in third world countries have much more friendly bacteria in their guts than Americans and therefore we are much sicker. Peak’s manager, Anne Hill, has a favorite formula for keeping well, which she will share with anyone who comes into the store. Drink to Your Health! For energy, try our Gogi, Manosteen, Noni or Acai juices. Gogi has an ingredient in it
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that naturally stimulates human growth hormone! We have a large selection of green foods as well. Give the gift of health by purchasing for your family the Genesis Rejuvenator Ionizer Water System that will make your water alkaline. The alkaline water will detox your system naturally and put you on the road to better health by helping to balance your PH. Keep your body in Peak performance by eating the right foods for your blood type. We have the books to show you how. Let Peak’s Bach flower essences calm your emotions or try our herbals to make you calmer during the holidays. Healthy Gifts! For holidays or year round, Peak’s gift ideas include fashionable magnetic jewelry, insoles, or magnetic therapy pads, suitable for under the pillow for a deep sleep, or for a seat or back pad, or for a pet to help alleviate discomfort. Be creative and give your favorite person some handmade bath salts or scrub made of Dead Sea mineral salts and essential oils. Perfume your home or give a gift of the delightful scents of Creme Brule, Eucalyptus, Cinnamon Orange or other scent of choice in a Lampe Berger lamp. The French have surely perfected the art of scenting your home with the catalytic burner joined with the wick. Give the gift of beauty with some of our finest cosmetics. We have an extensive line

The Peak Nutrition team ~ Mgr. Anne Hill, owner Amelia Chambers, & Bonnie Powell

including Reviva, Aubrey, and Body Dynamics. Treat your family to the gift of information with new books on diabetes, celiac disease, gluten-free recipe books, or The Sinatra Solution ~ New Hope for Preventing Heart Disease. Classics such as Dr. Bernard Jensen’s Juicing Therapy and Penny C. Royal’s Herbally Yours are also available. Don’t forget your pets! We have the latest pet supplements including wild salmon Omega 3 for dogs and cats and wild salmon treats. A capful of Plaque Off from yucca extract will freshen their breath and help eliminate plaque and tartar. A Smoothie and a Good Book We invite everyone to come by, perhaps have a holiday Eggnog Smoothie, pull up a chair, and browse our book section for the perfect gift or to just take time out to enjoy the holiday season. Not sure what to get for that “hard-to-buy-for” person? Peak Nutrition also has gift certificates! We love to help our senior citizens when they come in with their list. We offer them a 10% discount everyday. Contact Peak Nutrition at the corner of Midway Rd. and Trinity Mills, at 972 407-0600. picked up by the aggressive soft water, and it has been shown by a Finish study that copper and iron contribute to heart problems. Possibly the lack of calcium and magnesium were not the cause of the decrease in heart problems, but rather it is the increase of other trace minerals due to aggressive waters, according to “Soft Water=Increased CVD Risk=Poor Science!” in Water Conditioning and Purification Magazine, March 2006 issue. Another related problem is that the magnesium intake decreased by half from 1950 to 2000 due theoretically to mineral

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magnesium minerals in the water. These studies found that populations with naturally soft water had a higher rate of heart problems than the populations that drank naturally hard water. The conclusion was that calcium and magnesium in the hard water was keeping the heart healthy. It is well known that magnesium is one of the most important minerals for a healthy heart. But no real testing was done to prove or disprove the theory. Opponents to this conclusion say that in naturally soft water, copper and iron are

something to bring the pH balance to a more natural level. Soft-Water Heart Problems As with most bureaucratic interference, strange inequities come about because of mandates such as the above requirement that water be below 10 ppm to be called purified water. WHO is basing its promotion and wishful mandate on the same studies that are used by the carbon-filter-only sales portion of the water-treatment industry to prove that it is best to have calcium and

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A Truly Individualized, Integrative Approach to the many wellness homeopathy and Your Health Issues Ask about testing ~ available resources ~ such aspractitioners Tom metabolic to you from nurse
classically trained homeopathic clinician, nurse practitioner Dr. Tom Newell (he has a clinical doctorate in nursing), can bring the powerful subtleties of homeopathic remedies to bear on your family’s health and wellness issues. Having practiced in Denton since 1986, Dr. Newell has a wealth of wisdom and experience in applying an integrative health-care approach to each patient, depending on the patient’s personal choice. Homeopathy is a proven, gentle method of augmenting your own immune and defense system. It is based on the principle of “similars,” referring to a method that created profound healing with very small doses of a substance that could cause the same symptoms experienced by the sick person. (Immunizations and allergy treatments both use the same logic. See Dana Ullman’s Homeopathy A-Z) It adheres to the concepts of individualizing the remedy to the person and not just to the illness. Homeopathy considers the whole person, and getting to the root cause of a problem rather than making the mistake of suppressing the symptoms. Suppresion may push the real problem deeper into the body, only to surface later and perhaps stronger. Real healing is a process, and especially with natural or alternative methods, can take more time and require some patience. The father of American homeopathy, a German physician named Constantine Hering, M.D., developed guidelines to determine when a real healing is taking place ~ “Hering’s laws of cure.” (See Dana Ullman’s Homeopathy A-Z) The trick to making homeopathic depleted soils, according to the above quoted article. WHO has determined that there should be at least 30 ppm calcium and 10 ppm magnesium in the water in order to be healthful drinking water. If things were done according to WHO, the lowest TDS purified water could have would be 50 ppm. But any water over about 25 ppm is cloudy when frozen, giving the indication of contaminants. Bureaucracies run best on confusion. How about passing a law that states that if a person buys water that is below 10 ppm, they are required to be on double Daylight Savings Time? That would

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Newell and Gina Pritchard, and find out why some refer to them as “the best kept secret in Denton.” Traditional & Alternative Health Care Homeopathy & Herbal Treatments Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy Metabolic Testing • Esthetic Services care nurse practitioner who spent over 18 years in critical care and cardiology before joining Dr. Newell in 2005. “These are broader than the normal tests, including neurotransmitters such as seratonin and dopamine, and hormone levels, all of which helps us target supplements to reduce cravings and balance the individual’s body really needs.” NTHWC also has a machine that measures oxygen consumption and resting metabolic rate. This is valuable information when devising meal plans and calorie ranges for individuals. Call NTHWC today at 940-381-0333 to explore preventive health measures, weight or hormone problems, esthetic services, or a general wellness analysis, as well as acute illness care.

Dr. Tom Newell

remedies work is to find the individualized remedy that most closely fits the symptoms that the patient is experiencing. There are the “classical” single-substance remedies, and the commercial “combination” remedies, the latter being those often found in health-food stores and pharmacies. Combinations have limitations, but both kinds have their place. Due to the nature of the integrative healthcare approach of NTHWC, Dr. Newell cannot take the extensive time necessary to practice true “constitutional” homeopathy, but he can bring the power and safety of homeopathy to bear on acute conditions or problems. Metabolic Testing “We do metabolic testing using saliva, urine, and blood to individualize treatment recommendations, supplements, or medications,” explains Gina Pritchard, a highly experienced, board certified acutebe fun. If calcium and magnesium are added to the water, then how does the person who shouldn’t have minerals obtain the water he needs? FDA & Chemical Waste Regulatory intervention in this issue is a serious concern. We have seen in the past with fluoride what a serious consequence it has been to add fluoride to the water supply. One of the big problems is that the FDA will only allow pharmaceutical grade additions to the water and in the case of fluoride how do you obtain a pharmaceutical grade

Gina Pritchard
fluoride mineral? The solution was to use a chemical waste that could be made pharmaceutical grade economically and so we come up with the poisonous fluoride to be used in the municipal water supply. What will be the chemical waste they will be adding to water in order to come up with the calcium and magnesium these bureaucrats want added to the water supply? According to a July 2006 article in WATER CONDITIONING & PURIFICATION MAGAZINE entitled “Calcium and Magnesium in Your Drinking Water” by C.F.
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The Family Chiropractic Center ~ Denton • 940-382-6141

Physically “Stuck” Memories and Emotions Can Manifest as Physical Ailments and Addictive Behaviors
One of only about 300 NET practitioners in the world, Dr. Jan Nix talks about the emotional factor in your physical and behavioral well-being.

by Jan Nix, DC

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re you dreaming of the “perfect” Christmas – no rushing, everybody happy, everything ready, being relaxed ~ like an old Norman Rockwell portrait? Are you disappointed year after year? Do you feel that no matter what you do, year after year, you fall into the same habits and behaviors ~ like telling yourself that you will not over-indulge in sweets or alcohol or spending? Then, you finally “wake up” after the party or after Christmas and start beating yourself up, because you failed once again. Guess what? It’s not your fault ~ not your failure ~ it’s your stored memories and emotions that have “preprogrammed” your behaviors. Memories and emotional expressions are part of “normal” life experiences. The problematic or traumatic ones stem from the times that the “normal” processing of emotions is interrupted, or not allowed by parental or societal constraints. The Power of the Emotional Factor Emotions have a physiological response! Your brain releases a very specific chemical with each different emotion. These little neurotransmitters circulate through the blood stream. Thus, these emotions/ chemicals are often stored in the cells of some part of your body when there is unresolved emotional trauma. When these

unresolved emotional traumas correspond to an acupuncture meridian, or neurological deficit, they cause a physiological/ pathological-related pattern in the cellular tissues of the body. This is called a neuroemotional complex (or NEC). NET (or Neuro Emotional Technique TM) recognizes the strong relationship between the body’s structural integrity, nutritional balance, environmental toxicity, and emotional health. It is based on a proven combination of the latest scientific research with centuries old techniques used in traditional Oriental medicine and applied kinesiology. Certified NET practitioners make use of the neuro-mechanisms of speech, general semantics, emotions, acupuncture and chiropractic principles, laws of the meridian system, cutaneous reflex points, principles of traditional psychology, and much more. I am one of only about 300 certified NET practitioners in the world. In my practice, I have truly been impressed with the power of the often-unrecognized emotional factor in seeking physical health, balance, and general well-being. Identifying & Releasing “Stuck” Emotions NET helps the patient to normalize the pattern by causing a physiological change. This is affected by applying a light force (with the activator) to a specific spinal level

associated with the corresponding acupuncture meridian, or by stimulating the appropriate acupuncture pulse points and various reflexes. NET does not involve any of the psychological aspects, nor is it a replacement for counseling. It does work well with counseling and other disciplines. NECs can contribute to destructive and/or addictive behaviors, making NET an appropriate and effective tool in such cases. Can NET Help You? Wondering how to know if NET may help you or not? Is every part of your life exactly what you want it to be – your dream job, a wonderful and satisfying family/ relationship, financial security, good health? If not, then there is a huge likelihood that you have NECs contributing to your unfulfilled level of success and/or happiness, and NET could be the key to moving you closer to achieving your goals and dreams. NET has helped thousands of people around the world. While the technique was first used by chiropractors, it has crossed into many other disciplines, and is used by psychiatrists, counselors, acupuncturists, dentists, medical doctors. The reasons patients seek NET are as varied as the people – for infertility issues, job success, weight loss, allergies, etc. Call the office to schedule a consult to find out if NET can help you achieve what you want in your life.

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“A Doctor’s Confession to the Town of Flower Mound…”
And why, despite all, I still do what I do…
Dear friend,
Confessions are tough. Real tough. But, sometimes a confession can set the record straight, and I want to give credit where credit is due. Before I talk about my confession, though, let me say a few other things first. Let me start by explaining the photo in this letter. I’m the one in the middle and that’s my husband beside me. Let me tell you my story. Years ago something happened to me that changed my life forever. “I remember like it was yesterday, although I was just in high school at the time. It was the day I got hired to work for this incredible man. The more we talk and the more I learn about him, the more I get interested in what he tells me. He tells me how excited he is to go to work everyday and how passionate he is about his job. He loves seeing kids, families and all kinds of people come to see him. And, that’s not all… You see, this incredible man is a doctor, but not just any doctor. He tells me that his type of doctor has a very different way of looking at health. They understand that the body knows how to heal itself, and because of that these doctors do not use drugs or surgery at all. But, there’s more… He tells me stories about kids that were really sick, and got help nowhere else, getting well. He tells me stories of people with terrible migraines that get well. He talks about people crawling in and walking out. I can tell he makes a positive impact on their lives and that they all love him for the miracles they see happening. By the way, this amazing doctor is a Chiropractor. After hearing my new boss’ story I am fascinated and impressed. It was soon after that I begin to witness all of these wonderful testimonies of his patients. I am so touched by what chiropractic has done for these patients that I eventually decide to go to chiropractic school myself. Now, I, too, am a chiropractor. And, you know what? I’ve never looked back; it was the best thing that I’ve ever done. I have the best job in the world. And, that’s how it happened!” Now for Michael and Alaina, they are twins and were born at 26 1/2 weeks and spent their first 3 1/2 years of life in and out of the hospital. They were taking medications three times a day everyday! Their parents were very tired of always being in the pediatricians office taking medications and thought that there had to be a better way. That’s when they decided to try chiropractic. Alaina suffered from attention deficit tendencies, asthma and was taking medications regularly. After getting adjusted not only has she been able to focus better and doesn’t struggle like she used to, but her asthma is no longer an issue and is off of all her medications! Michael also struggled with asthma and motor development issues. He was born with emphysema, a collapsed lung and suffered from a misaligned rib cage. After getting regular chiropractic adjustments, he is It’s strange how life is, because now children come to see me for asthma and childhood illnesses. Also they come to me with their headaches, migraines, chronic pain, neck pain, shoulder/arm pain, whiplash from car accidents, backaches, ear infections, asthma, allergies, numbness in limbs, athletic injuries, just to name a few. Several times a day patients thank me for helping them with their health problems. But I can’t really take the credit. My confession is that I’ve never healed anyone of anything. What I do is perform a specific spinal adjustment to remove nerve pressure, and the body responds by healing itself. We get tremendous results. It’s as simple as that! Being a chiropractor can be tough, because there’s a host of so-called experts out there. They tell people a lot of things that are just plain ridiculous about my profession. But the studies speak for themselves, like the Virginia study that showed that over 90% of patients who saw a chiropractor were satisfied with their results. That’s just incredible! Forty-eight million Americans no longer have health insurance, and those who do have found that their benefits are reduced. That’s where chiropractic comes in. Many people find that they actually save money on their health care expenses by seeing a chiropractor. Another way to save…studies show that chiropractic may double your immune capacity, naturally and without drugs. The immune system fights colds, the flu, and other sicknesses. So you may not be running off to the doctor as much. This is especially important if you are self-employed. off all of his medications, including his steroids for his asthma and has grown 3 inches in a year and a half. His motor development problems continue to improve. They are now both happy and healthy and not riddled with being sick and taking medications all the time! Their mom, Shannon also states that “chiropractic has also benefited us financially by saving us money! We no longer spend $400 a month on prescription medications. If the twins do get sick it never lasts long and is not as severe, they recover much faster and don’t have to take all those medications.” And an entire week of care in my office may cost what you could pay for one visit elsewhere. You Benefit from an Amazing Offer - Look, it shouldn’t cost you an arm and a leg to correct your health. You are going to write a check to someone for your health care expenses, you may as well write one for a lesser amount by Jan. for chiropractic. When you bring in this article (by July 27, 2006) you will receive our entire new patient exam for 31, 2007 $37 out of pocket. That’s with x-rays, computerized scan….the whole ball of wax. This exam could cost you up to $250 elsewhere. And, further care is very affordable and you’ll be happy to know that We have affordable family plans and we file insurance. You see I’m not trying to seduce you to come see me with this low start up fee, then to only make it up with high fees after that. Further care is very important to consider when making your choice of doctor. High costs can add up very quickly. Great care at a great fee…Please, I hope that there’s no misunderstanding about quality of care just because I have a lower exam fee. You’ll get great care at a great fee. And best of all our office has one of the only computerized adjusting machines in the area. This computer can show you your improvements immediately on the screen. Your spine gets adjusted without hearing any “cracking” sound. It’s awesome. My qualifications…I did my undergraduate studies in Kinesiology and Health Sciences in Ontario, Canada. I’m a graduate of Parker Chiropractic College from right here in Dallas and have advanced training in prenatal and pediatric care. My husband and I practiced in Southern California seeing thousands of patients and then we moved our practice to Flower Mound over two years ago. We’ve been entrusted to take care of tiny babies to some movie stars that you may know. We just have that low exam fee to help more people who need care. Our office was voted #1 Chiropractor in Denton County for the 2nd year in a row. Our assistants names are Barbara, Bethany and Marilyn. I practice with my wonderful husband, Dr. Steven Le and they’re awesome! Our office is both friendly and warm and we try our best to make you feel at home. We have a wonderful service, at an exceptional fee. Our office is called STONE CREEK FAMILY CHIROPRACTIC and is at 2200 Morriss Road, Ste 200 (we are in Stone Creek Plaza at Morriss Road and FM 3040). Our phone number is 972874-7554. Call today for an appointment. We can help you. Thank you. -Laura Kukucska Le, D.C. P.S. When accompanied by the first, we are also offering the second family member this same examination for only $17. P.P.S. Can you imagine not having to wait at a doctor’s office? You will be seen within minutes of your appointment.
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Lewisville 972-434-7780

Medical Infrared Thermography ~ A Safe, Effective Diagnostic Tool for Earlier Detection of Breast Cancer and Other Breast Abnormalities
Women of all ages can be proactive about breast, thyroid, hormonal, and other health issues by taking advantage of safe, painless, computerized thermal imaging screening. Interview with Dr. Shawn Sieracki, ND Who Should Have Breast Thermography Screening? Thermography is for any woman who would rather not endure the discomfort and/ or radiation of a mammogram, if not medically necessary. Thermography is especially appropriate for younger women between 20 & 50 whose denser breast tissue or implant makes it more difficult for mammography to pick up suspicious lesions. The thermography session can provide a ‘clinical marker’ to the patient’s doctor or mammographer that a specific area of the breast needs particularly close examination. How Does Thermography Compare With Mammography? Mammography is an 85-year-old technology that actually misses more breast cancer than it finds. In fact, by the time mammography finds a breast cancer, it has already missed it in two other women. Because mammography cannot accurately differentiate between a benign problem and a breast cancer, mammography will lead to over 1,000,000 unnecessary, costly, and painful breast biopsies each year. The value of mammography is also seriously limited in young breasts, women with breast implants, and women with fibrous breasts.
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Daneen Kimbrell, LMT and Dr. Shawn show Lymph Detox System

Intrared thermogram shows hot spots. This one was cancer.

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how to prevent breast cancer. However, you can increase your chances of detecting breast cancer in its earliest stages by understanding the need for, and participating in, an early detection program. Only about 20 percent of biopsied breast lumps are cancerous. And, if cancer is found early, there are choices for treatment. Is Infrared Breast Thermography Useful For Conditions Other Than Possible Breast Cancer? Yes. A client came into our office in January and then did a follow-up in May. By comparing the two thermograms, we determined that the client was estrogen dominant and progesterone deficient. The client had been medically diagnosed with a thyroid condition and was taking a medical

Breast thermography’s role in breast cancer and other breast disorders is to help in early detection and monitoring of abnormal physiology and the establishment of risk factors for the development or existence of cancer. When used with other procedures, the best possible evaluation of breast health is made. This 15-minute, noninvasive test is a valuable procedure for alerting your general practitioner, chiropractor, or specialist to the possibility of underlying breast disease. Breast thermography is designed to improve chances for detecting fast-growing, active tumors in the intervals between mammographic screenings or when mammography is not indicated by screening guidelines for women under 50 years of age. The medical community does not yet know
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prescription, as well as hormone therapy replacement. We advised topical progesterone cream and 10 hours of lymphatic therapy. After the lymphatic therapy, her results were much improved, though an additional 3 hours were recommended. How Can Readers Get More Detailed Information? They can visit our web site and look under Thermography for more information about the process, more illustrations and details, and guidelines to prepare for an appointment. Or they can call our office or drop by for a brochure. We are just 3 stoplights east of I-35 from the Main Street exit 452. Turn left on Mill Street and our office is one block down on the right, on the corner of Church and Mill. placed in the water by the bureaucracy within our government. We each need to assess what our mineral needs are and go about solving them through the consumption or removing of: mineral water; sea salt; or mineral supplements. Sea salt is probably one of the most worthwhile simple mineral supplementation programs, as sea salt has about the same balance of minerals as one’s blood including an abundance of trace minerals. Or possibly those vegetables from a garden rich with minerals because of added compost or other amendments is your choice of mineral consumption.

The Debate About Minerals in Water ~ Part II
in it but you do need to obtain calcium and magnesium from some source. Bottled water producers are concerned about providing water that, number one, removes known harmful contaminates such as: chlorine and its derivatives like THM, like chloroform; sodium; fluoride; lead; and a host of other contaminates commonly found in water, plus contaminates that are not commonly found. Also of importance is to have in place a system to remove things we commonly do not have in the water but may be added in the future by terrorists from outside our country or those contaminants

Michaud, “Between 1957 and 2003, more than 80 research studies were conducted comparing the incidence of CVD (cardiovascular disease) and the consumption of soft water. Almost every one of those studies showed an inverse correlation linking the lack of calcium and magnesium in drinking water and increased CVD (with best correlation shown between magnesium and CVD).” And elsewhere in the same article it was stated, “Calcium and magnesium in water has the same bioavailability as from milk.” You don’t have to drink water with calcium and magnesium

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Trinity Wellness Center • Highland Village • 972-317-WELL

Eat to Succeed!
The TWC doctors can guide you through First Line Therapy, a therapeutic, lifestyle-change program that accomplishes much more than weight loss. he holiday season is a joyful time when consume alcohol, it is always a good idea we have the opportunity to gather with to increase your water intake as well in order family and friends. It is important to be to avoid dehydration. Again, moderation is especially diligent during this time of year the key. If you have wine or champagne at a when food is often the main attraction. holiday party, limit yourselves to just one Healthy eating becomes both particularly or two glasses, not the entire bottle. important and difficult during the holidays. We are faced with busy schedules, parties, The New Year’s Resolutions! visiting family members, etc. These things, In January, it will be time once again to although hopefully enjoyable, can serve to consider our New Year’s resolutions. increase our stress levels and decrease our Probably the most common New Year’s amount of free time. Nourishing our bodies resolution (and the most commonly failed) with healthy foods during this time is is weight loss and improved health. The start necessary in order to maintain our strength. of a new year is a great time to make a commitment to some healthy lifestyle Celebrate & Make Wise Choices changes. Eating healthy during the holiday season Let the doctors at Trinity Wellness Center does not necessarily mean depriving guide you so that you may be successful in ourselves of the foods we enjoy. Making reaching your goals this year. We offer a wise choices can enable us to both enjoy therapeutic lifestyle-change program called our favorite holiday treats and still stay First Line Therapy (FLT) that combines a healthy and strong. Avoiding the processed, healthy eating plan with medical foods such simple carbohydrates such as sodas, chips as shakes and bars that are designed to and pretzels often served at holiday parties address the specific nutritional needs of each (and during football games) is very individual patient. This 12-week “nutrition course” has the important. These simple sugars cause our blood sugar to spike and then plummet, potential to help the patient not only lose causing us to feel fatigued and sluggish. weight but to also improve body Instead, we should fuel our bodies with composition (decreasing fat while retaining fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean muscle), improve the body’s ability to meats. These healthy choices help to regulate blood sugar and cholesterol levels, regulate our blood sugar and keep us going and to increase the patient’s energy level. Progress is tracked with the use of strong during our holiday activities. When facing the dessert table, making Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA). choices that contain some nutritive value is This simple non-invasive test is used to very important. For example, pumpkin and determine the patient’s body composition, sweet potato pies are better choices than cell membrane health, and basal metabolic cream pies or cakes, and candied nuts are a rate (BMR), the number of calories a person better choice than hard candy or fudge. Both burns per day during normal daily activities. the pumpkin/sweet potato pies and the nuts Dr. Bowden contain nutrients that can fuel our bodies in Donna Bowden a healthy way. Again, by making these wise DC, NMD, CCN, choices, we can indulge in delicious holiday DACBN, FICPA treats while still giving our bodies the Dr. Bowden is also certinutrition they need. Many people have a tendency to increase fied in Pediatrics & Pregnancy their consumption of alcoholic beverages during the holiday season as well. In Jennifer Powell addition to containing a high number of BS, DC calories and no nutritive value, excessive alcohol consumption can interfere with Dr. Powell is also certified in First Line Therapy sleep, and again cause us to feel fatigued and sluggish. As a general rule, water is always a better choice, and when you do

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Michelle Martz DC, NMD, CCN, DACBN Founder of TWC, Dr. Martz has advanced training in Bioenergetic Medicine and is certified in Electrodermal Screening.
Lifestyle and Chronic Diseases Many chronic diseases are directly caused by poor lifestyle choices. Therapeutic Lifestyle Change programs, such as FLT, are now the primary therapy recommended for the following health conditions: • Diabetes • High Cholesterol • Heart Disease • High Blood Pressure • Metabolic Syndrome • Cancer • Hormonal Imbalances • Overweight and Obesity • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) The First Line Therapy program helps patients to take control of their diets and their lives, to look great, feel great, to have more energy, and prevent and reverse disease naturally without medication. Let this be your year to succeed with the help of the doctors and friendly staff at Trinity Wellness Center.

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family reconnect with your food, understand more about the vital importance of sustainable agriculture, care more about the future of the American family farm (especially the organic or sustainable farm), and know more about the reality of today’s organic standards and organic marketing. Corn Walking Mexico’s Mayan descendants have referred to themselves as “corn walking,” due to their dependance on the cultivated version of the giant tropical grass Zea mays. Did you know that biologists can identify the stable isotopes of carbon in human tissue and connect them with the original plant that brought that isotope into the food chain? As a C-4 plant, corn is especially easy to identify, even after the carbon atoms it recruits have “been transformed into things like Gatorade and Ring Dings and hamburgers, not to mention the human bodies nourished on those things.” So explains Michael Pollan in his very educational and delightfully written Omnivore’s Dilemma ~ A Natural History of Four Meals. A Berkeley biologist told Pollan that today’s American looks “like corn chips with legs,” while today’s Mexican still eats grass-fed animals, gets much protein from legumes, and drinks beverages sweetened with cane sugar. We Americans have become “processed corn walking.” Corn feeds our beef, our dairy cows, our chickens (and our eggs), our goats, our farmed fish, and even our cars (ethanol). Highfructose corn sweetener (HFCS) is in almost everything, including sodas, fast-food shakes, meat patties, ketchup, breads, dressings, sauces, and so on. Other corn ingredients include oils, binders, emulsifiers, fillers. Corn skin is processed into various vitamins and nutritional supplements. Even the reformulated “white meat” McNugget requires 38 ingredients, at least 13 of which can be derived from corn. Pollan’s book is an easy, entertaining, though also disturbing, read. It’s a book to be read with the whole family, to (as we used to sing) “teach your children well” about the ocean of corn that floats our modern world, the broken grass connection that sustainable agriculture is trying to fix, our post-WWII chemical world, sun-fed versus petroleum-fed food, pastoral vs. industrial organics, and even the virtues of the hunted and gathered meal. Pollan explains how corn “won over the wheat people” as Americans traveled westward over the mountains. Corn’s endless versatility and ability to be dried or distilled into easily transported forms allowed it to become both food and commodity. Along came hybrid corn, and now genetically modified corn, that renders farmers dependant upon a corporation for new seeds every spring ~ and synthetic nitrogen and farm policies that seduced farmers into overproduction that drove prices down, drove small farmers off the land, and drove many of the new, big-industrial farmers into crushing debt and a tread-mill, “grow-ever-more-to-make-upfor-low-prices” existence. Now we have the problems of a plague of cheap corn (and “second sister” soybeans), and consumers with a “fixed stomach.” Wall Street says any business must always grow, bigger and bigger. (“We must answer to stockholders,” and that includes public companies like Whole Foods as well as Wal-Mart.) So, the food industry has to be ever creative to solve the problems of excess biomass and inelastic demand ~ we can each eat only so much. Sustainable vs. Industrial The industrial model versus the sustainable (pastoral) model is summarized as petroleum driven vs. sun driven, monocultures vs. biodiversity, specialized vs. diversified, mechanical vs. biological, expensive inputs vs. few inputs, bare ground vs. green cover crops, crowded pens vs. intensively managed grazing, highly stressed animals vs. minimal stress, synthetic wormers and antibiotics vs. very little need for either, feed the plant vs. feed the soil, global markets vs. local markets, and so on. The industrial diet (and thus the restaurant and the store) demands consistency in taste, texture, look, and supply, while real food is subject to the inconsistencies and the seasons of the natural world. The industrial diet wants food that is cheap, convenient, and storable (it has a shelf life). Real food has real value and comes at a higher cost, and lower volume. It’s fresh and fragile and not intended to travel long distances. Some of it can be stored for a time. This is why it is difficult and often impossible for a small local farmer to sell through a major store, organic or otherwise, because of the demand for large quantities, often for many stores, consistently through the year. Whole Foods, Pollan discovered, has in re(continued on pg. 34)

From the Cornucopia Institute web site. The top looks organic ~ happy cows on clean, healthy pasture ~ but the bottom is organic ~ one of a growing number of “organic” factory dairy confinement farms ~ fed organic feed (probably some corn there) and all under the new USDA federal organic guidelines. Be careful what you ask the federal government to do. Download their very informative pdf paper called “Maintaining the Integrity of Organic Milk.” Rate your organic dairy purchases using their Organic Dairy Brand Scorecard. www.cornucopia.org

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Acidophilus ~ Friendly Flora!
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n this article, I would like to talk about acidophilus ~ probiotic, prolife, friendly flora ~ and the wonderful benefits from taking this supplement. We all need to realize acidophilus’s importance in helping to repopulate the intestinal tract with healthy flora. These bacteria are friendly microorganisms which naturally inhabit the intestinal tract, aiding digestion and absorption of nutrients, as well as enhancing our immune function. If we drink caffeine, coffee, carbonated drinks, or take medications, these kill our friendly flora. Acidophilus bacteria flourish in the small intestines, where they assist in the production of enzymes, and stimulate enzyme activity, enhancing greater assimilation of nutrients, and increasing our energy. Lactase and B Vitamins Acidophilus produces acidophilin (a natural antibiotic substance), lactase (the enzyme responsible for digesting lactose), and certain Bcomplex vitamins (B1, B2, B12), which increase our energy. Acidophilus is the most plentiful source of B12, biotin, folic acid, and Vitamin K, which is essential for blood clotting, and for the production of osteocalcin, the primary protein component of bone. Inhibits Candida and Putrefactive Bacteria Candida is a big problem in our society, as sugar seems to be in everything and candida flourishes when being fed sugar. Acidophilus inhibits the overgrowth of harmful intestinal microorganisms, such as candida and the putrefactive bacteria which causes flatulence and putrefaction in the colon. Acidophilus protects the intestinal mucosa, helps prevent constipation and diarrhea, enhances bowel elimination as well as aids digestion, assists in metabolizing calcium, and provides essential nutrients for building the blood. Controls Serum Cholesterol Build-up It controls the build-up of serum cholesterol and stimulates the body’s immune system by assisting white blood cells in fighting disease-causing pathogens. Sickness or Cleanses Have you recently had antibiotic therapy? Colonic treatments? Had diarrhea, enemas, or colon cleansing like our Royal Flush? All of these can kill or deplete friendly flora, and you should consider taking a good acidophilus. What to Look For and When to Take It Quality acidophilus supplements contain 10 to 12 billion live cells. They should be refrigerated when you buy them, and you should keep them in the refrigerator. Take it twice a day, 30 minutes before a meal. Stomach acid can kill these friendly flora, and stomach acid is generated when you eat, so take the flora on an empty stomach. I do not know anyone who cannot enhance their health in a better way than taking acidophilus at least twice a day. I believe acidophilus is a big part in keeping me from doctor visits for the past 43 years.

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eople who work on their feet a lot (or all day) ~ people who have joint problems and joint replacements ~ people with back problems, posture problems, or who get fatigued when walking ~ people who workout with walking or running or bouncing, who want to reduce impact to avoid joint problems ~ people who have to work on hard surfaces all day or carry heavy loads ~ dancers ~ exercise instructors ~ even surgeons ~ need the daily advantage of the amazing properties of Z-Coil shoes! And the personal experience and expertise of Terri Hernandez! Terri has been a Z-Coil distributor, and now storeowner, for the past 4½ years. These are her “miracle shoes.” When she first tried them on, “It was instant pain relief,” she emphasizes. “I went from a 10++ to a 3 on the pain scale in a matter of seconds. I could stand up and walk and I could stay standing as long as I wanted to. In two days, my pain dropped to the zero level.” Now she savors the moment when each new customer tries on their first pair of shoes. “You can see the relief in their face.” “Unloads Your Back” Employees of the Texas Back Institute wear Z-Coils. Dr. Stephen Hochschuler actually operates in them, for both comfort and stability. “They unload your back,” he stated for a television interview about ZCoils. Key factors are the significant impact reduction and energy return of the coil, the rigid support and foot cradling of the customized, medical-grade orthotic, the proper flex point, and the forward cushioning. Whether a running or walking shoe, a work boot, a hiking boot, a clog, or a sandal, each style has special features that add to the design and value for its wearer. These shoes are built to last a long, long time, and so are an excellent value, especially because they reduce or eliminate pain and pain medication, increase circulation, increase movement, allow for action and weight loss, proper posture, increased stability, and better weight distribution.

They especially help people with join pain, arthritis, diabetes, overweight, heel spurs, sciatica, plantar fasciattis, or Achilles tendon injuries. They help both athletes and working people such as nurses, postal workers, mechanics, or store salespersons. You may even be able to get a prescription from your doctor, podiatrist, or chiropractor, and get help from your employer and/or your insurance plan. A Few Testimonies Jean Heney has worked on her feet in health food and nutrition stores for years. She now also helps us at Health Around Your Corner, while working parttime at Peak Nutrition. The picture shows Jean testing her Z-Coil sandals for the first time, over rocks to demonstrate stability. This is her testimony: I was quite skeptical of these shoes at first because I had worn orthotics for over 20 years, and it seemed to me that these shoes could not possibly take their place. My feet rolled to the inside when I walked, and the orthotics would support my feet in such a way that I would not experience tired feet at the end of the day as much as without them. Terri seemed to know a lot about feet when she saw me walk, so I trusted her judgment and bought a pair of shoes. To my amazement, after a couple of days of getting used to the feel, I didn’t even seem to notice that I had feet at the end of the day! It has been almost a month now with these shoes and I can truly say that I haven’t missed the orthotics at all, and my feet are good to go from morning until night! Anne Hill, manager of Peak Nutrition in Carrollton, has also worked in health food and nutrition stores for many years. This is her testimony: Recently I went to the State Fair, walked all day, and by the end of the day was surprised at the stamina I had to keep up with two younger people. Knowing that it all had to do with the Z-Coil shoes I had

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worn for almost two and one-half years, I was most appreciative of the three people who had separately introduced me to these shoes while I was working. Since I was 10 years old, I was aware that one foot was longer than the other. Two years ago, finding myself overweight, and 61 years old, foot pronation was also causing a problem. Standing all day on the job with no relief caused knee, ankle and foot pain. One of the three people who introduced me to these shoes suggested that I needed to go see Terri because she had a talent for knowing just what a person needs. Was she ever right about that! Terri watches the way you walk and can adjust the shoe to fit your particular problem. After purchasing the shoes and being fitted properly by Terri Hernandez, I was able to be on my feet until around 4:00 p.m., tired, but not in total pain like I was before. Previously, I could last on my feet only until around 11:00 a.m. I continue to get my shoes adjusted periodically by Terri. I want everyone to know what a treasure we have in this area in her store, her knowledge and expertise, her experience, and her own personal ZCoil testimony. But to Terri, this is truly a ministry, and IT SHOWS. Go see Terri Hernandez today in her new Dallas store and try on a pair of her “miracle shoes” for yourself!
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hen pain interferes with life, improving quality of life makes all the difference in the world, doesn’t it? My previous article covered the basics of a relatively new therapy called FSM, (Frequency Specific Microcurrent®), how our body parts resonate at certain frequencies (harmonics), and that we can now deliver an extremely low level of electricity to work against harmful processes and promote positive processes in the body. For a free brochure call 940-566-0000. What does this translate to? FSM can reduce inflammation and pain in every part of the body, regardless of the cause! Just a few of my examples: • 37-year-old women who had a 1 ½ hour dental procedure and ended up with TMJ syndrome of 7 months duration. Pain radiating from the jaw joint to the mid-point of the lower jaw constantly, unable to chew firm foods like steak, or crunchy fruits. Six treatments later and all pain is absent, and can eat whatever she wants! • 72-year-old man who was scheduled to have two toes removed due to the poor circulation resulting from a condition called peripheral neuropathy (a slow process of the leg nerves dying). Thirteen visits later, over a 6-week period, resulted in a canceling of the surgery, less swelling in the leg, better circulation, and more normal feeling in the leg such as being able to feel light touch and deep

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Living Food Lifestyle Classes Start January 7!
by Barbara Giberson

See our News Between Issues page on www.healthayc.com for the monthly Share Dinner schedule. Or see Barbara’s ad on page ~ call or email Barbara for more information.

Enjoy your Holidays now, then plan to start your year off with a healthy perspective. Come to the FREE CLASS to see if you want to take the course.
We’ve included some Holiday Recipes to get you started!

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oin us Sunday, January 7th for a FREE Living Food lifestyle class. The Hallelujah Acres – Get Healthy Stay Balanced Class, taught worldwide, is available in Lewisville, Texas. The 6-week course will begin on Sunday, January 14th and run through Feb 18th. Tuition is $150, and includes the following books: Get Healthy, Stay Balanced Student Manual, Daily Journal, God’s Way to Ultimate Health, and Recipes for Life. Plus a tape to share with family and friends: “The Miraculous Self Healing Body.” Students will learn new thinking in health achievement, including choosing foods that heal and avoiding those that kill. They will learn methods of food selection and preparation. Other topics of study include rest, emotions and exercise. Each week students will bring a prepared food dish from the approved text and share a meal with each other. This allows participants to really taste the living foods and develop their own weekly meal plan. If you’re just mildly interested and want to see if this may work for you and your family, please join us for the FREE class on Sunday, January 7th from 4:00 – 7:00. Class is taught by Barbara Giberson, Hallelujah Acres Health Minister. Please email Barbara for more details at: lightenuphealth@verizon.net, or call her at 214-914-7733. Apple Raisin Cookies 2 C sunflower seeds, soaked 4 hours and rinsed. 2 fuji apples, grated 2 large bananas 1/2 C dates 1 C raisins 1 t cinnamon 1 T flax oil 1 C walnuts, soaked 2 hours, chopped. Process sunflower seeds and bananas through a champion juicer with no plate (grate). Mix all ingredients together in a

large bowl. Spoon dough on a dehydrator tray with a teflex sheet and form into small round cookie. Place cookies close together on the sheets. Dehydrate at 105 degrees for 4 hours, turn cookies over and remove teflex sheet. Continue dehydrating until desired moisture is obtained, approximately 3-5 hours. Apple Cabbage Holiday Slaw (By John Svoboda) Everyone loves this dish, thanks John ½ Head of Cabbage shredded 1 C Raisins (I like golden) 4 Apples Shredded 2 Apples juiced (can be optional) ½ C fresh lemon juice mixed with ¼ C Honey (pour over apples immediately after cutting/shredding) ½ - 1 T Pumpkin Pie spice to taste (Allspice, Clove, Cinnamon and Nutmeg) ½ C Shredded dried coconut Cranberry Sauce by RoseLee Calabro 2 C fresh cranberries 1 orange 1 apple 1 C dates Water for consistency Process cranberries, orange, apple and dates in a blender and serve. Mushroom Gravy By RoseLee Calabro 1/2 C almonds, soaked 12-48 hours and blanched 1/2 C water 2 C shitake mushrooms water for consistency 1/2 C shitake, finely chopped 1/4 t garlic granules or 1 clove garlic 2 tsp. Bragg Liquid Aminos Blend almonds and water until smooth, set aside. Blend mushrooms add water for consistency. Add almond milk,

chopped shitake, seasonings and mix well. Mashed “Cauliflower” 1 Head cauliflower 1/4 C Flax Oil or Olive Oil Mrs. Dash All Purpose Seasoning to taste 1avocado 1 Tbs Nutritional Yeast Process cauliflower in a food processor with “S” blade, chop until “grainy” add oil, spices, avocado & Nutritional Yeast, blend until smooth, add distilled water if necessary. Serve with Mushroom Gravy. Note: This dish may have a very powerful smell which is unattractive to cooked food eaters. Turkey Dressing by Rose Lee Calabro 1 C almonds, soaked 12-48 hours and blanched 1 C pumpkin seeds, soaked 6-8 hours 1 C sesame seeds, soaked 6 hours 1 C filberts, soaked 6 hours 1 C white onions, finely chopped 1 T poultry seasoning 2 tsp. powdered kelp 1 C parsley, finely chopped 3 T flax seeds, soaked 2-4 hours 3 T Bragg Liquid Aminos 2 T lemon juice In food processor with “S” blade, process nuts and onions or process nuts in a champion juicer with the solid plate. Add onions, spices, lemon juice and mix well. Form dough using a turkey cookie cutter, place on dehydrator tray covered with teflex sheet. Dehydrate at 105 degrees for 4 hours until a crust has form. You can either eat them now or turn over, andremove teflex sheet, continue drying for 8 hours or until moisture desired is obtained. Serve warm plain or your favorite sauce.

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Osteoporosis ~ The Right Test and Treatment by Juanee Surprise Early is the Answer
RN, DC, DAAPM, CCN, FACCN NOTE: Dr. Surprise is nationally recognized as an expert in nutrition and pain management. She teaches postgraduate nutrition and pain management courses to doctors and staff. She has been interviewed for many articles in various journals and publications and has published several articles on nutrition. Patients from many states consult with her for help on a variety of health issues.

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By definition, osteoporosis is “a systemic skeletal disease characterized by low bone mass and mircoarchitectural deterioration of bone tissue, with a consequent increase in bone tissue fragility and susceptibility to fractures,” according to the Consensus Development Statement in Osteoporosis Int 1997:7:1-5. Osteoporosis is a silent disease, often asymptomatic until fractures occur and early diagnosis and treatment are essential. But the medical model uses diagnostic testing that, for the most part, only picks up a problem AFTER the bone loss is significant. Failure of Medical Model For years now the osteoporosis information given to the public makes it seem that developing osteoporosis is inevitable for the 12 million Americans afflicted. Emphasis has been on the genetic factors leading to increased risk which are being female, white or Asian race, thin or low peak bone mass and a family history of fractures with a medical risk of menopause and glucocorticoid, thyroid and growth hormone use along with lifestyle factors of

excessive alcohol use, smoking, lack of exercise and low calcium and vitamin D intake. This information has failed to mention there are at least 17 nutrients associated with bone health and that the recommended high doses of calcium imbalances magnesium which is now the most common mineral deficiency in the US and the cause of a host of other health problems. And, lack of regular exercise has been mentioned but also not emphasized. Also, while there has been some talk that diet in adolescence and the teen years is important for osteoporosis prevention, emphasis has not been place on the FACTS. The importance of other nutrients, not just calcium and a good, non-junk-food diet in childhood and teen years has not been adequately explained or emphasized. Bone Density in Adolescence! Most parents are not aware that 50% of skeletal (bone) mass is accrued during adolescence and that in girls, 95% of total bone mineral density is accumulate by age 17.4 with only an additional 4% added by

age 26.2. A childhood diet inadequate in all of the bone nutrients including protein, magnesium, trace minerals and vitamins B, C and D, leave young women lacking in bone density by age 17. Bone density naturally begins to decline after age 30, so that by menopause women are already suffering from significant bone loss and the accelerated bone loss in the immediate menopause years is the “straw that breaks the camel’s back” ~ literally. It is also documented that children inadequate in calcium may also be low in Vitamin A, folate, Vitamins B2 & B6, magnesium and potassium, leading not only to bone density problems but many other health issues as well. Nutrient-Rich Diet from Infancy! So, the answer to the osteoporosis epidemic is not Fosamax, floride or more calcium. It is a healthy, nutrient rich diet from infancy on. Soda, very high protein and

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volume is reduced, and the oxygen-carrying capability of your blood decreases. Joints and Bones ~ Water is a lubricant between bones. When your body lacks enough water, your bones may rub against each other and become brittle. Kidneys ~ The kidneys need water to remove toxins, wastes and salt from the blood. A lack of water can also increase the chances for kidney stones. Liver ~ The liver uses water to metabolize fat. However, if wat er is in short supply the lvier will be used to help the kidney instead of doing the normal job. Digestion ~ Water is used to aid the digestive tract. With a lack of water the digestive organs have to work harder and become strained. This results in constipation and abdominal cramps. Brain ~ Without water, the body loses nutrients flowing to the brain. Water is also a

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cushion for the brain. This means a lack of water can also be a cause of headaches, dizziness and mild confusion. Experience the difference in your health and wellness when you drink the best-tasting reverse osmosis water made by the All-Pure Water Store on Teasley Lane and South I35E (by Brookshire’s, behind Applebee’s) in Denton. We ozone clean your bottles and give you a free cap if needed, and you get up to 5 gallons of water FREE on your first visit. Outside vending is available 24/7. Store hours are 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, and 10 to 5 on Wednesday and Saturday. (Closed Sunday, except for outside vending.)

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junk food diets increase the risk for osteoporosis as well as the factors listed above along with lack of exercise. Simple Early Test In addition to making better diet choices and supplementing bone nutrients, it is important to test and see if bone loss is occurring, before it becomes a health issue. It is unfortunate most doctors do not recommend a simple, inexpensive urine or saliva test that can determine bone loss long before x-ray shows severe bone loss or fractures occur. This test, which measures the bone marker deoxypyridinoline, can determine who is really at risk for osteoporosis by showing if bone is being broken down faster than it is being made. It makes good sense to do this $48.00 test once every year or two, starting in the teen years, so that any problem can be picked up and proper diet, nutrition and lifestyle factors can be addressed and osteoporosis prevented. If you already have osteoporosis, there is no need to suffer as there are very effective nutrition protocols to re-establish bone and TUMS, Fosamax and the typical medical interventions are not nearly as effective. For prevention, it is highly recommended steps be taken in the adolescent and teen years. For further information on the test or osteoporosis prevention and treatment please call me at 940-566-0000 or 940-566-3599. A simple $48 test in teen years for early detection, and the properly assessed, nutrient-rich diet is the key to the prevention of osteoporosis. Call Dr. Surprise today!

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A veterinarian, Dr. Howell became a chiropractor following a compelling personal experience in his own life & health. Both doctors in this remarkable clinic practice natural, functional medicine with a medical background. Dr. Howell has found the Frequency Specific Microcurrent® therapy to be the most exciting technology he has seen in a 31-year career. Currently the best therapy for pain and symptoms. Call him today to discuss how FSM can benefit you.
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magine this: All your life, since you were born, you were taught Focus on the first “7 secrets of Wellness” to get started: and developed habits that created a healthy mind and body. You have perfect digestion. You 1) Say a prayer of thanks everyday for the gifts are at your ideal weight. You look in the mirror you have been given. and think, “Man, I look really GREAT!” Your 2) Unattach yourself from outcomes or the need hair, skin and nails are healthy and beautiful. to be right every time. Your body is fit and toned. You have always 3) Respect your body by eating healthier, eaten foods that were healthy and made you feel exercise more, and take better care of your spine great. You rest well at night and wake up with chiropractic treatments (at Texoma refreshed and revitalized. You have an Wellness, of course). abundance of energy for the entire day. You are 4) Be present in every moment. Think about and never limited by any endeavor due to poor health focus on what is going on in the NOW! and fitness. You are rarely sick or run down. You 5) Organize your thoughts to create exactly the Dr. Dave Tuck, DC are free of pain and stiffness and take great care life and health you desire. The Law of Attraction of your spine. states that what you think about, you will have Also, you have perfect posture and look younger than you really in your life. are. You are grateful for everyone and everything in your life. You 6) Simplify your life by uncluttering your life. Cleaning out all of feel love and inspiration for your life daily. You feel peaceful. You the “stuff” you really don’t need. Delegate more duties to others are strong, flexible and full of energy. Your mind is clear and sharp and give yourself more time to relax. and you have a great memory. Your body is free of dis-ease and 7) Eliminate any emotional baggage ~ past guilt or future fear ~ you become healthier with every breath. that is burdening you and keeping you from having the life and Is this where you would like to be? Are you there yet? As you health you desire. (Consider getting help from a Life Coach certified develop new healthy habits by choosing to love your body and mind, in Demartini Method to dissolve fear and guilt.) every area of your life will flourish. Obtaining this level of wellness Following these simple steps will keep you on the right path for the mind and body starts with just one thing ~ Your Thoughts! towards a healthier life. “What you think about, you bring about in your life.” Unhealthy, uninspiring, unloving thoughts tend to create poor health and dis-ease. Healthy, loving, inspiring thoughts improve your health and inspire you in every way.
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Dr. Tuck will have an all day workshop on how to understand and use each step. The workshop will be held at Texoma Wellness Center, January 20, 2007, from 9am to 3pm. For reservations, contact Caroline Blair903-786-7965. and continue to blend for 2 minutes. This mixture can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
Monica organizes organic produce co-op’s throughout the Metroplex and operates an In Home Shopping Service featuring supplements that are from organic sources and are kosher certified, standardized (medicinal quality), skin care and cosmetics (full of plant compounds from certified organic plants), water purification and air purification, stainless steel cookware and cleaning products for your entire home (kitchen, bath and laundry) ~ everything you need to supply your home with healthy products with a 100% money back guarantee, along with postage paid returns and no minimum buys. Email to schedule a phone consultation/web review. Go To

Monica’s Ginger Cake Recipe

heat. Pour this “glaze” into an ungreased cake pan. To make the cake, combine the wet ingredients in a large bowl. Mix the dry ingredients in a separate bowl and add to the wet ingredients. Pour the batter into the cake pan, directly over the glaze. Bake at 350 for about 45 minutes or until a tester inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean. Slice and serve hot or warm, right from the pan. **This mixture works as an excellent substitute for eggs. Not only does it bind ingredients together, but muffins rise beautifully when the flaxseed mixture is used. 1 cup of this mixture = 4 eggs ¼ cup flaxseed • 1 cup water Grind flaxseed in blender on high speed for about 1 minutes or until the mixture resembles a thick eggy consistency. Add water

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Thank You for Making Healthful Living A testimony a Priority... life-changingby Tammara Hunt about the effect of the organic co-op
...and a message and a holiday recipe from Monica Brown
Monica Brown has 40+ Organic Produce Co-Ops all over the DFW Metroplex and north to the Red River ~ For information call 817-793-3509 • See Monica’s story on our HAYC web site. Every issue, we send some 800 or so magazines to Monica for each co-op member

Monica Brown

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he organic produce co-op has made a significant change for my family. My husband and I have both lost a size (and my husband really wasn’t trying too). Also, both of us have an increase in energy. My husband said he didn’t even realize he didn’t have any energy until he had energy. Amazing! He has always been athletic and is working out even more. I finally have the energy to start working out. So after doing my research, and trying out different things, I am finally ready to start trying to put it all together ~ at the same time. Whole Grains and Portion Size As for the whole grains, we had stopped for a bit with our recent move, and were eating out a lot and buying convenience foods from the grocery store. Amazing! Do you know there are places we can’t eat at now? There are some restaurants we use to frequent, but the food gives us headaches now. And I, trying to switch it up, bought some white bread from the grocery store to make some sandwiches ~ and guess what we noticed? My husband automatically ate two sandwiches when made with white bread. When I make whole grain bread, he can barely get through one sandwich. My husband did not even notice. I hadn’t really noticed either, but there it was. I said, “Anthony, did you notice you ate two sandwiches? I realized that when I started making whole wheat bread, you could barely eat one, but you just ate two sandwiches. I realized when I used to prepare you sandwiches on white bread before, I automatically made you two sandwiches for lunch.” So, Monica, what I realized is that even though I always thought I ate pretty well, I probably had a problem with portion size and didn’t realize it! Just like my husband could eat two sandwiches and not even realize it! WOW! The Cracker Test Then there was another reminder. When I make soup, I may put it on top of brown rice and that’s it. Well, you know, when I did not use brown rice and we had crackers in the pantry (you know the ones that have four wrapped packages inside the box you get from the grocery store?), well, Anthony would eat one whole pack of crackers all by himself! It’s no wonder there is so much obesity and disease in this country. Many of the conventional foods we eat are providing calories, but little if any nutritional value when compared to whole foods. And it’s legal! And what I realized is that even though the effect on us may be different, it does affect us. For me, you can “see” the effect because I guess my body just said enough is enough and it finally showed up in my weight gain. With others, you may not see the effect, but they ”know” it is effecting them because of the medications or doctor’s appointments they endure. Thank you so much for allowing God to use you to educate us,

and serve us the way you do. You very well may have a direct effect on growing the kingdom, as better health will allow us to serve Him better!

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hanks to you all! Jim and I wanted to let you all know how much we appreciate the efforts that are going on all over North Central Texas to make health and healthful living the norm rather than the exception. Not so long ago, we felt alone in our endeavors to lead a healthier lifestyle. I remember when we knew only one other family that was bent on becoming characterized by better health choices. Now, we are blessed to know so many. We are in a constant growth mode and are learning new things from the cumulative knowledge of the Health Source Co-op Members. You are such an encouragement to us and a great encouragement to our children. Right now, as I write this article, I have a kitchen full of children (2 of my own and 3 of a dear friend’s). The children are making Gingerbread Spice Cake. Gingerbread was a favorite of mine while growing up. The spices involved in the recipe make a house smell like home. If you haven’t branched out and tried natural, unrefined sweeteners, may I encourage you to try some today. Make it a goal to inch refined products out of your kitchen, or at least to minimize their use. The children used freshly milled flour, healthy pastured eggs, unrefined sweeteners, and lots of giggles and excitement to pull together this yummy recipe. I hope you enjoy it, too! Gingerbread Spice Cake Maple Glaze (use a small pan on the stove for this part) 2 tablespoons unsalted butter • 1/3 cup maple syrup Wet Ingredients (mix in a medium bowl) ¾ cup almond milk, rice milk or milk ½ cup flaxseed mixture OR 2 eggs **see below for Flaxseed Mixture that can be used as an egg substitute ½ cup sucanat (unrefined sugar) • ½ cup molasses 6 tablespoons unsalted melted butter • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla Dry Ingredients (mix in medium bowl) 2 cups whole wheat pastry or spelt flour or golden wheat (freshly milled flour is always best) 1 tsp baking soda • 1 tsp cinnamon • 1 tsp ginger • ½ tsp salt ¼ teaspoon cardamom (can be skipped) Makes 8 large servings To make the glaze, melt the butter over medium heat in a small pan. Stir in the maple syrup and cook over high heat just until it bubbles; remove from
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What is sleep apnea? In some people, the windpipe that brings air into the body is blocked during sleep. This keeps the lungs from getting enough air. This is called obstructive sleep apnea. People who have sleep apnea stop breathing for 10 to 30 seconds at a time while they are sleeping. These stops can happen up to 400 times every night. The consequences of these disturbances can be serious and sometimes life-threatening. People with sleep apnea have higher chances of serious health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke and obesity. Treating sleep apnea can improve these problems, as well as a person’s overall quality of life. It has been shown to lower blood pressure, improve glucose control and increase energy throughout the day in people with diabetes. What is treatment like? There are several treatments available for OSA, however most doctors recommend a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device. A CPAP device has a mask, tubes and a fan. It uses air pressure to push your tongue forward and open your throat. This allows air to pass through your throat. It reduces snoring and prevents apnea disturbances. Of the available treatment options, PAP therapy is the safest and most effective. People on PAP therapy have reduced health risks and more energy to do the things they want to do. You should put your CPAP device on whenever you sleep, even for naps. A CPAP device does not cure sleep apnea. But, when you use the device correctly, your sleep problems should get much better.

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New! Pelzel’s Hometown Pharmacy January should see the opening of the third in a trio of independent area compounding and wellness pharmacies owned and run by partners Ed Emde, RPh, Russell Pelzel, RPh, Kelea Tischler, RPh, and John Stogner. Pilot Point’s new Pelzel’s Hometown Pharmacy will have the same full, friendly service, durable medical equipment, nutritional counseling, and bio-identical hormone compounding, diabetes counseling and therapeutic shoes as the other pharmacies, but it will also have an ORGANIC PRODUCT section and a DRIVETHRU WINDOW!

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...the American family farm, our industrial diet, organic standards, and real food...
cent years adopted the grocery industry’s standard regional distribution system, which makes supporting small farms impractical. Tremendous warehouses demand tremendous farms. Earthbound Farm is a massive corporate organic grower, Grimmway owns CalOrganic, Cascadian Farm and Muir Glen are owned by General Mills, 85% of Stonyfield Farm is owned by French food giant Groupe Danone, Horizon (owned by Dean Foods) and Aurora own industrial-scale confinement dairies (for details, see cornucopia.org), and so on. Organics is big business, and what you get is often not what the “feel-good” marketing literary genre promises. “Supermarket Pastoral is a most seductive literary form,” writes Pollan. Eating “in season” and “in region” has become a foreign concept to us today, and most of us would not like to give up the freedom and pleasure of sampling the country and the world for the many locally unavailable specialties (like coffees, teas, exotic fruits, etc., etc.). The problem is in the replacement of what should be grown in our region, or in our own country, with cheap agricultural imports of questionable organic standards (from China for example). Why are we not doing everything possible to support many, many small American farms? [A “small” dairy can be 200 cows.] As mentioned above, our economy and business philosophy is geared for large scale and the corporate buy-out, and the economies of organernment program called the National Animal Identification System [NAIS], a wise and justified rebellion in our way of thinking here at HAYC. But there is also that problem of supply, which was addressed in a cover story by Diane Brady on October 16, 2006, in Business Week, titled “The Organic Myth.” She mentions the industrial-scale feedlots and the scarcity of organic ingredients which “means looking as far afield as China, Sierra Leone, and Brazil ~ places where standards may be hard to enforce, [and] workers’ wages and living conditions are a worry....” Stonyfield gets strawberries from China, apple puree from Turkey, blueberries from Canada, and bananas from Equador, she writes, and is looking at importing organic milk powder from New Zealand. “Shipping milk powder 9,000 miles across the planet is the price you pay to conquer the supermarket dairy aisle,” she writes. She quotes the Stonyfield CEO lamenting that it “’would be great to get all of our food within a 10-mile radius of our house, but once you’re in organic, you have to source globally.’” (continued on pg. 45)

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by Mark Meece, RPh
program to make all patients aware of these nutrient depletions, but most of the programs have proven unworkable or, at best, incomplete. Many of our currently most popular drugs (as many as half) have well-known nutrient depletions. Some of the commonly prescribed categories with known depletions are oral contraceptives, anticonvulsants, diabetic, cholesterol reducers, stomach-acid reducers, antidepressants, blood pressure, and antibiotics. The following are some brief, but specific, examples. Oral contraceptives have been reported since the mid-1970s to deplete folic acid, vitamins B6, B12, B2, and magnesium. The folic acid depletion may be particularly important when these women later attempt to become pregnant, due to the known link between folic acid deficiency and neural tube defects. There is also a link
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itamin C is becoming more and more important in health especially in Complementary and Alternative Medicine circles. Many people agree that Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant but Vitamin C is more just a powerful antioxidant. It is turning out to be an important weapon in the fight against heart disease and cancer. A lot has been written about Vitamin C even in conventional medical literature especially cardiology literature, yet when it comes to discussing the usefulness of this vitamin, such discussions are confined to complementary and alternative medicine. Heart Disease With respect to heart disease, vitamin C has been shown to be effective in reducing blood pressure in hypertensive patients and preventing strokes. The most feared form of heart disease is coronary artery disease, where plaque builds up in the opening of these arteries to limit blood supply to the heart. The plaque could rupture and subsequently blocks blood flow to a portion of the heart, thereby causing a heart attack. Vitamin C has been shown to prevent the process of plaque formation. There is also new information now that this vitamin could treat plaques that have already formed, thereby preventing heart attacks.

Emma Bradley and Christy Idemudia demonstrate IV therapy which is used for oxgen, megavitamins or EDTA chelation. The IV room at Grace Medical is comfortable and spacious.

Cancer With respect to cancer, there are many publications over the last 60 years showing the benefit of this vitamin in the prevention and treatment of cancers of many types. There is new evidence showing Staff member Meagan Wolff goes over a chart with Dr. Idemudia that vitamin C may be a powerful chemotherapeutic agent without the undesirable side effects of traditional chemotherapy. How Much and When? How much vitamin C should one take and what route should it be taken? This depends on the problem that one is facing. For general health maintenance, oral vitamin C in a good multivitamin preparation or by itself is usually sufficient. However, when there is a threat to one’s health be it a minor or a major threat, then much

higher doses of this vitamin are needed. There is still some controversy as to the benefit of vitamin C in health and disease. However, when the literature on vitamin C is reviewed, there is overwhelming evidence supporting its usefulness. We plan to write a more detailed article on this subject in the near future.

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Many Popular Prescriptions Can Cause Serious Nutrient Depletions!
that lower cholesterol tend to deplete the levels of Coenzyme Q10, which has important functions in the heart, immune system, and is a strong antioxidant. The link to heart function may be of critical importance as patients with high cholesterol are at increased risk for cardiac events. These are just a few examples of drug induced nutrient depletions. There are good resources online and several books written on this subject should you want to learn more. Your pharmacist should be able to help you ensure that you are supplementing the nutrients your current medications may deplete. Many pharmacists now offer personal consultations for this sort of nutritional supplement program design.

between anemia (common in women in this age group) and low folic acid levels. Acid-reducing medications used for GERD or peptic ulcers have been shown to decrease the absorption of several nutrients due to their acid-lowering effect. Those nutrients include folic acid, calcium, vitamin D, and in particular vitamin B12. Vitamin B12 has effects throughout the body, including pronounced effects on energy levels and nerve conduction. Cholesterol-lowering drugs are some of the most commonly prescribed medications today. Although many patients are made aware of rare, but dangerous side effects, few are made aware of the most important nutrient depletion. Drugs in the “statin” category

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Community Health Action Alerts for North Texans

Coal-Fueled Plant On Fannin-Grayson County Line Is One of Some 18 New Plants Planned for Texas With Inferior Pollution Controls
Set aside, for the moment, the global warming controversy (CO2), and focus on MERCURY and PARTICULATE and NITROGEN OXIDES (toxic smog) and SULFUR DIOXIDE and the already too-polluted Texas air. This is an attempt to grandfather new plants under older emission standards. Wind patterns spread the pollution. Mercury is deadly. Get informed and get involved!

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XU, the largest power company in North Central Texas, is asking the state to fast-track an approval of a coal-fueled generator plant in Savoy, Texas, near the Fannin-Grayson County line. With two gas-fueled boilers already on location, the addition of a coal-fueled plant is unnecessary. Though more electricity could be generated from gas through a process known as “Gasification”, TXU is choosing to implement an inferior technology. Their choice to build a coal-fueled plant brings with it many potential threats to our communities. The transportation of the coal is just one of the negative aspects concerning this issue. The coal has to be transported to the plant via the railroad. TXU is planning to get their supply of coal from Wyoming using single purpose coal trains that will rail through Grayson County to Savoy every single day of the year. These trains are made up of 100-150 gondola cars filled to the brim with coal and completely uncovered. Pulled by four diesel engines, these trains can weigh as much as 24,000 tons and stretch as far as a mile and a half. Imagine that rolling through your town every day. Once the train arrives at the plant, the coal is dumped one carload at a time, producing large amounts of dust and noise. Communities all along the transportation route will be at risk for pollution. There’s

something to think about before the plant burns the first ton of coal. When the plant does start up, taking into account the way the wind blows, cities as far as 40 miles away will be a target for large amounts of toxic pollutants, harmful chemicals, and smog. This pollution not only affects the air we breathe, but also poisons our water and land, which poses a great threat to our health and well being. None of this has to happen. It comes to us because of TXU’s unfortunate decision to build a coal-fueled plant. What can we do about it? We can call our Mayor’s office, County Judge, State Senator, County Health Commissioner, and any other agency that is responsible for the health and safety of our communities. Jonathan Castro Texoma Landscapes & Garden Center, Denison

FROM STOPTHECOALPLANT.ORG
19 proposed additional coal-burning power plants would annually emit into our air: • 124.5 million tons of CO 2 –contributes to global warming • 73,157 tons of SO 2 – causes acid rain and breathing impairments • 33,521 tons of nitrous oxides (NO X) – forms smog, or ozone • 22,116 tons of particulate pollution (PM) – breathing impairment • 4,415 pound of toxic mercury Mercury Emissions from These Plants Will Adversely Affect Everyone, But Especially the Unborn, Young Children, Elderly • Women and children are warned to not eat fish from 12 bodies of water near power plants in Texas because of high levels of mercury • Adults also have increased cardiovascular risk from Mercury • A recent study by the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio has found a correlation between high levels of mercury and autism. They found for every 1000 lbs of mercury in the area, there is a 17% increase in autism. • One of these new plants, TXU’s Oak Grove, would emit 1,440 lbs of mercury a year. (continued on pg. 41)

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(continued from pg. 40) • Coal Gasification [IGCC] can produce power with 60 – 90% lower NOx emissions than traditional boilers, and can capture CO2 and 99.9% of the Mercury, before going out the smoke stacks. Why So Many Plants Right Now? Why Not CLEANER Plants?!

Dear HAYC, I came to Joe bent over with disc pain. I left 70% better. Four treatments later, I was 100% better. The MRI showed I had a slight buldge that didn’t need any surgery. It was Joe who removed the knots. Others would have left them in until I begged for pills, shots, and surgery. ~ B.L. Dear HAYC, I am an attorney. I could not lay flat on my back. To do so, I had to have 4 or 5 books under my head. I couldn’t lay my head on Joe’s mas-

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costs TXU less than cleaner energy, but it costs you the same. The company just reported a 31% increase in quarterly earnings, and the rates it charges customers have increased 24% in the last year, even as natural gas prices fell. Money & Politics According to filings with the Texas Ethics Commission, TXU was second in the state for lobby contract expenditures in 2005 ($3,200,000), second to only SBC Corp. In October of 2005, four of the six entities seeking new coal plants in Texas have given more than $750,000 to Texas PACs and politicians
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A Done Deal? Despite TXU’s optimism, this is NOT a done deal. According to Kathryn Baecht (Ravenna, TX), of Citizens Organizing for Resources and Environment (CORE), several citizen action groups and one government group have all qualified as parties to a hearing before the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). This action will contest the permit for the Savoy/Bells area plant. Groups involved are CORE, Environmental Defense, the Sierra Club, and the Texas Cities for Clean Air Coalition (includes Dallas and Houston mayors). The process for this hearing will be ongoing through April 30, 2007, when the administrative law judge of SOAH will make the decision.

“There are three positions on this issue,” says Baecht. “The No Plant, the Cleaner Plant, and the Plant As Proposed ~ we hold the No Plant position, but we are fighting to convince county commissioners and others to at least adopt the Cleaner Plant position (using IGCC) as there is no reason not to, other than TXU’s desire to grandfather a lot of plants under lesser emission standards.” The Environmental Defense group states that Texas is NOT in a current energy crisis, and that dirty, outdated, pulverized coal technology is NOT necessary. Electricity usage is projected to increase, but the two plants that have already been approved will meet our state's needs for additional power and additional pollution. Power companies like TXU are rushing to build these new plants in hopes of being grandfathered against future pollution regulations designed to protect our health.

StopTheCoalPlant.org EnvironmentalDefense.org HealthAYC.com CORE Google Group: No Consumer Savings According to the Environmental Defense http://groups-beta.google.com/ web site, TXU is selling this plan as a pro- group/citizens-organizing
customer idea. It's a pro-profit idea. TXU customers pay among the highest rates in the state. TXU plans to sell cheaper, dirty electricity into a market that prices electricity from all sources based on higher, natural gas-based power. It CORE Organizational Meeting for Grayson County Tuesday, Dec. 12 • 5:30 p.m. Covenant Presbyterian Church 322 W. Pecan • Sherman

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Also see Jane Zhang, M.D. of China, L.Ac. Great Wall Oriental Medical Center • Plano • 972-732-7805 Massage in the Mall! Paul Liao, LMT Lucy Liu, LMT Stonebrier Center Frisco • 972-859-9166 Valley View Center Chair or Table Dallas • 972-859-9166 Vista Ridge Mall Lewisville • 972-315-1913 Ridgmar Mall Fort Worth • 972-859-9166

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North Texas Family Medicine • Pilot Point • 940-686-0860

Lisa Houk & Staff Expand Practice into New Clinic in January!
Expanded space, larger staff, more phone lines, new services, expanded hours, mostly all new equipment, new amenities ~ excitement abounds at NTFM!

New Clinic!

Hwy. 377 and Northside

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amily nurse practitioner and NTFM owner Lisa Houk is well known for her “whole person” treatment approach, bioidentical hormone replacement therapy seminars, and her family care practice with some important natural options. The new clinic will allow her to expand her staff, introduce some new services such as IV infusion therapy and stress tests, and offer some nice amenities such as TVs in four of the patient rooms and “surround sound” music. NTFM is moving from about 1,400 sq. ft. to about 3,500 sq. ft. of brand new space. See their ad on pg. 7 for even more details and the new address!

New Kids’ Playroom!

The New Reception!

Stephanie & Renee check out the kids’ There’s more room for everyone in the new playroom! new facilities! Jay Houk, Deb Ivy, Lisa Houk

From left: Jay Houk Tiffany Polley (MA) Tina Moore (Med Tech) Minerva Ruiz (Sec) Stephanie Lewis (CMA) Renee Farmer (LVN) Deb Ivy, FNP Lisa Houk, FNP

The New Lab!

Large Nurses’ Station www.randcdairy.com

New Certified Raw Dairy Opens in Collinsville
Goat Milk • Jersey Cow Milk • Yogurt • Natural Buttermilk • Kefir • Goat Cheese • Goat Meat Beef • Free-Range Eggs Whole Grain Foods Seasonal Produce

Beef • Pork • Chicken Lamb • Wild Salmon Eggs • Farm Store Co-Ops • Health Stores
Happy, healthy animals in a clean, naturally fertilized environment, free of chemicals, hormones, preservatives, or antibiotics. Family-owned and run. Chicken processed on the farm. HIgh in Omega 3 and CLAs (essential fatty acids). Higher vitamin & protein content. Lean, less calories, great natural taste! Call for Tour or Ordering Information

Grass-Fed All-NaturalMeat

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oth Carol and Rocky Testerman grew up on “real food” and they are delighted to offer these wonderful products to our region as a certified, grade A, raw dairy and farmstead. Come see the store and the farm, just south of Collinsville on the corner of Hwy. Rocky & Carol Testerman 377 N & Crossroads. R&C Dairy and Farmstead • Collinsville 40 Crossroads Rd. • 903-429-2319

813 Well Rd. • Denison, TX • 903-464-0224
www.dominionfarmsllc.com • Come see us!

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Fluoride in your Water & Toothpaste
Dr. Bard delves into the history of the flouride additive we know so well, and references a new book on trace minerals and the genetic code by Charles Walters of Acres USA fame.

940-665-7878

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rom where did the Fluoride come that has been in our water and toothpaste for over 60 years? First, there was an incident in Belgium where 60 people died from a fluoride spill or dump site. Our government knew of this as well as our corporations. The Manhattan Project – “A” bomb dropped in Japan – created fluoride from the process of obtaining Uranium from Uranium ore. The Aluminum industry produced fluoride while making Aluminum parts for airplanes, and the fertilizer industry produced Fluoride from making explosives and fertilizer. The government and the Aluminum and fertilizer industries formed a group to decide how to get rid of this toxin. Natural Texas Flouride During WWII it was discovered that Deaf Smith County – Hereford – Texas boys had very few cavities in their teeth. Deaf Smith County had water with Fluoride in it from natural sources. Deaf Smith also had large amounts of Calcium in the soil. At that period of time, most food was not shipped very far, so people ate local food that they grew or that they traded with neighbors. It didn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that calcium protected the teeth and bones and health in general (there was very little high blood pressure at that time because there was calcium in the food that doesn’t exit today in most of the US and other countries). The local people also knew that if there was too much fluoride in the water and food that the enamel on their teeth would become weaker and get a motley appearance. The government and corporations knew about Hereford, so they sent scientists around the US to see how much Fluoride they could put in the public drinking water without killing the population. When that number was determined, they started selling Fluoride to cities to “prevent” cavities. If doctors and dentists complained that the toxic chemicals were harmful and didn’t prevent cavities, the corporations set up ways to discredit the doctors. Many lost their licenses to practice. Vital Role of Trace Minerals The above information is what I was able to read and document until this past week. I have been reporting for several years that trace minerals are the way to good health because they do not exist in the food supply since the land was farmed out – destroyed years ago. There is a new book about Dr Richard Olree, geneticist, by Charles Walters [Acres USA ~ eco-agriculture]. The book is Minerals for the Genetic Code. This book examines trace minerals and how they affect our genes and our health. If you don’t have zinc, then cadmium (a toxic heavy metal) will replace it. If you don’t have iodine (needed for thyroid health), then fluoride will replace iodine, and people end up with thyroid disease and doctors cut, radiate, or chemicalize the thyroid gland. This book exposes our failing health care system. Our genes are damaged by lack of trace minerals in our foods, which creates disease and instead of replacing trace minerals, our drug corporations and doctors use surgery, radiation and toxic drugs to prolong life instead of curing our bodies.

by Dr. Robert Bard, OD
Dr. Bard raises Lowline Angus grass-fed cattle with no chemicals or drugs at Bard Farms in Whitesboro. He also detoxes pastures. He is shown with his Lowline bull and a miniature Hereford. Sign up for his email newsletter at his web site. See his ad on pg. 40 for his web site, or call 940-665-7878.

See the National Health Federation at theNHF.com on Fluoridation Mind Control? US Army Colonel Lindegren (retired) told my friend Charles Walters in the early 1930’s that “Hitler had his scientists hunt out an odorless drug that could be unobtrusively administered to the German people to make them more docile and open to suggestions.” Accordingly, chemists at I.G. Farben came up with Sodium Fluoride. Lindegren said “In the rear occipital of the left lobe of the brain, there is a small area of tissue responsible for the individual’s power to resist domination. Repeated doses of infinitesimal amounts of Sodium Fluoride will in time gradually reduce the individual’s power to resist domination by slowly poisoning and narcotizing this area of the brain tissue. In large doses, Sodium Fluoride causes paralysis and death. The drug allows a muscle to move one way, but blocks it from a corresponding reaction or contraction. But when an individual continually receives minute doses of it, the next effect is marked weakening of the will.” This information was partially revealed at the Nuremburg trials of Nazi criminals. The anatomy of the fluoride element was well understood by the Nazi concentration camp killers that used it to render docile the political prisoners (Jews) in their camps. This knowledge was readily available to our government, and the aluminum/phosphate industries. Dr Olree stated it best in his book: “Sodium Fluoride! It’s basically a poison … added to the drinking water during World War II in German concentration camps. They soaked up all their Lithium and made all the prisoners more depressed and easy to manage.” This is the reason the Jews could be put into the gas chambers with out a fight. SODIUM FLUORIDE is in all large city water systems and in your toothpaste. What I have reported is true. We have been duped by our government and large corporations. They exploit us and even make us pay for their toxic waste removal (cities have to pay for the sodium fluoride that they inject in to the water supply). In addition we also pay for toxic waste removal when we buy toothpaste. Unhealthy Soil Assume that I am not right (but I am) and that you are skeptical. Even with the slight possibility that I am correct, you need to filter fluoride from your water Unhealthy and begin using fluoridePlants & Unhealthy free toothpaste. Animals People

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...the American family farm, our industrial diet, organic standards, and real food...
Industrial Organics Steve Cooper of Dominion Farms in Denison recalls the day a man called him and promised he could sell all they could possibly produce. “Do whatever it takes just to get the label ‘organic’ on the chicken, and I can sell it as fast as you can produce it.” Cut corners, do the minimum, deceive the consumer, and maximize the profits. This was a marketing opportunity for a small family operation, struggling to make it as an organic producer of organic, pastured meats and eggs. But the answer from Dominion Farms was “No.” They had learned to raise beef, chicken, and pork the healthiest way and they would not compromise on their standards. They began this adventure after going to visit Joel Salatin’s famous (at least to organic people) Polyface farm, home of pastured poultry and salad-bar beef. Michael Pollan also went to visit Polyface, after Joel staunchly refused to FedEx a pastured chicken or steak to Michael. He didn’t believe it was sustainable (or organic) to FedEx meat all around the country. Just because we can, doesn’t mean we should, explained Joel. He was convinced that industrial organic was a contradiction in terms, recalls Pollan, who spent time on the farm and writes about Salatin and his operation in Omnivore’s Dilemma. Real Food and Real Milk Rocky Testerman of R&C Dairy and Farmstead in Collinsville re(continued from pg. 41)

members his grandfather telling him, before he died in the early 1970s, about the Depression years, when it was common for people to have food (the many who lived on farms or had a few animals and a garden) but no money. In your lifetime, he told Rocky, you will see people with wheelbarrows full of money, looking for food. That may very well come true ~ at least, looking for real food. Rocky and Carol have recently obtained a certification for their gradeA raw goat and miniature Jersey cow dairy. Another raw dairy south of Fort Worth recently ceased operation, and so R&C is drawing customers from as far away as Waxahachie and all around the DFW metroplex. What Can We Do? Get educated and informed. Read Pollan’s book (and there are many others on the subject). Arrange a farm tour with a local farmer. Buy their products. Join or start a co-op. Reconnect with real food. Rethink your food budget and your eating habits. Take it a step at a time. Let your elected officials know that you care about the small farmer and support legislation (or the removal thereof) that protects their land and encourages community agriculture. For example, there are too many unnecessary restrictions on the rights of small, local dairies to sell raw milk products directly to their communities. The Real Milk movement of the Weston A. Price Foundation is trying to change that. There is a lot more to talk about, but not enough space. We’ll continue to do our best to report on these subjects.

Coal-Fueled Plant On Fannin-Grayson County Line
since 2003. The top recipient of this money, Governor Perry, received 9% of the total ($66,890), according to a Lobby Watch report from Texans for Public Justice. The report also stated that most of the campaign contributions from coal-plant applicants came from TXU, which operates some of Texas' largest dirty-coal plants. TXU PACs and employees poured $753,522 into state politics in recent years. North Texas Under Siege “With these coal plants, and the Trans-Texas Corridors, and our battle with Brazos Electric over plans for high-voltage power lines, I feel like our region and our way of life is under siege,” laments Kathryn Baecht. “This is a beautiful place to live. We’re putting so much and so many at risk.” Baecht sees the energy-generation issue as a complex problem that needs a complex solution, involving cleaner plants, better alternatives, and energy conservation. “Texas wastes a tremendous amount of energy. We could all do more to conserve, but many people find it difficult to hear that message.” Visit the listed web sites, especially the Google groups location for CORE, which is a locally organized Fannin Country/Grayson Country group, and get educated and get involved. This will affect ALL North Texans. The Dallas mayor is active. Many of these plants are southeast of us, in our DFW and Red River region wind pattern. MERCURY alone is enough reason to be extremely disturbed over these plans. It seems that “ever-bigger economy at any cost” is today’s guideline. We need reason, common sense, education, citizen involvement, and strong leadership with integrity and a wise perspective to lead Texas into the future.

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Denison
Dominion Farms Texoma Landscapes & Garden Center Cotton Patch Restaurant Bodywork & Wellness Center Gilley’s Antiques Antiques on Main Chiropractic Associates Jones Barbeque

Bonham
Thyme for Life

Sherman
Bella Fontana Spa Kelly Square ~ Downtown Touch of Class Antique Mall ~ Square Green Market Family Health Food The Willows

Denton
Recycled Books Records CDs Cupboard Natural Foods & Café All-Pure Water Store CHEC Enrichment Classes Hair Waves Nature’s Remedy North Texas Health & Wellness Center Community Pharmacy The Family Chiropractic Center Lifestyle Chiropractic Kwik Kar Jupiter House (on the Square) Denton Public Library Inanna Birth & Women’s Care D&L Farm & Home Apostle Internet Radio The Body Design Studio Small Animal Wellness Center

Lake Kiowa
Kiowa Pharmacy

Pottsboro
Waterscapes Outfitters Happy Cajun Great White Elephant

Mountain Springs
Mountain Springs Feed Store

Whitesboro
Hometown Pharmacy Texoma Wellness Center

Flower Mound
KwiK Kar Flower Mound Herbal Pharmacy Stone Creek Family Chiropractic FM Specialty Foods Flower Mound Center for Cosmetic Dentistry Diabetes Education Center

Collinsville
Country Star Restaurant R & C Dairy & Farmstead

Farmer’s Branch
Norma’s Cafe

Lewisville
Abundant Life Health Foods B.Y.O.B. Water Store Lewisville Library Grace Medical Association Smith Farm & Garden Senior Activities Center Lakeland Baptist Church Repairs Unlimited Home Educator’s Resource Whole Body Healing Hartwell’s Nursery

Grand Prairie
Henry Guy, DDS

Bartonville
Lantana Gardens Howling Wolf Natural Products

Addison
Athletic Club

Highland Village
Trinity Wellness Center

Terrell
Historic Laundry Antique Mall

Tioga
Clark’s OUTPOST

Mesquite
Dr. William Langston (Town East)

Carrollton
Peak Nutrition Firestone (Josey Ln.) Herbal Health Traditional Chinese Herbs SpeeDee Oil Change + Tune-Up Josey Ranch Pet Hospital

Argyle
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Irving
Katy’s Kottage Health Food Years to Your Health Tennant Institute Family UMCA StarCare Family Medicine

Fairview
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McKinney
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Hampton’s Inspection Station (Exxon) North Texas Family Medicine Pelzel’s Hometown Pharmacy

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Plano
KeKino Institute of Healing

Aubrey
D&L Farm and Home All About Fitness

Celina
D&L Farm & Home

Prosper
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Frisco
Family Health Market The Bookworm

Irving
North Irving Library Cimarron Park & Recreation

Richardson
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