Category: Health Tip

Chicken industry

The real reason for the “chicken shortage”

This week, many Americans are realizing for the first time that finding chicken is not as simple as it used to be. Many restaurants have been forced to take chicken items off their menu and grocery stores are often sold out. According to the press, the following things have been blamed on the chicken shortage:

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NBC News video

Congressman Mullin Shakes Dozens of Hands

As you know, is dedicated to providing you with information so that you can keep yourself as healthy as possible. Today, Tony’s Health Tip is to stay far away from U.S. Congressman Markwayne Mullin and his family for the next 14 days. The Republican Congressman, who has represented Oklahoma’s 2nd congressional district since 2013,

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Multiple Sclerosis Article

How diet and supplements impact Multiple Sclerosis

The Cause of M.S. Multiple Sclerosis (MS) occurs when the fatty nerve-protecting substance known as myelin is worn down, thus compromising nerves in the spinal cord and brain. What causes this to occur isn’t known in western medicine, but it’s believed to be, and treated as, an autoimmune disease. According to the World Health Organization

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Study: Pomegranate Juice lowers blood pressure

Pomegranate juice may save your life according to a 3-year experiment published in the Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The study compared participants from a control group (no pomegranate juice) with those who consumed an ounce of pomegranate juice each day. The results were remarkable. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United

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Women sick with thermometer

Study: Antacids users 300% more likely to get COVID

A study of over 80,000 people concluded that those taking Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) for heartburn, are far more likely to contract COVID-19 than those who are not. The study, published in July of 2020 in the American Journal of Gastroenterology, surveyed 86,602 respondents and asked them about their PPI use, and whether or not

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What is in a Fig Newton cookie?

In this video health tip, Tony is back in the grocery store to look at the ingredients on two different versions (original and blueberry) of the popular snack Fig Newtons. What’s in a Fig Newton? Remember that the earlier an ingredient is listed on a label, the more of that ingredient is in the product.

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Are pretzels a healthy snack or not?

Pretzels are a popular snack and in this video Tony breaks down what you should be looking for on the ingredients to make sure you buy the healthiest version. Are pretzels sweet? When you bite into a pretzel, would you describe it as satisfying your sweet tooth? Do you taste sugar or anything sweet at

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Drinking juice

Is juice from the store healthy?

If you follow closely, you know that I’m a big fan of “juicing,” “juice cleansing,” or “juice fasting.” Juices from fruits and vegetables is a great way introduce nutrients without burdening your body with digestion like food does. However, juice cleansing should only be done with fresh juices because there is a very big

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Buy this, not that: cookies and crackers

For this video health tip, Tony spends time in the grocery store to break down some healthier snack options to satisfy your cravings. Cheez-Its Tony explains that “Cheddar Bunnies” are a much healthier alternative to the popular snack “Cheeze-Its” because Cheddar Bunnies do not contain TBHQ, a controversial preservative that McDonalds removed from its Chicken

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Reese's Peanut Butter Cup

What’s in Reese’s peanut butter cups?

When you’re buying candy, you know you’re going to be eating high doses of processed sugars which have been shown to have negative consequences for teeth, your body, and your cravings. But there’s a surprising danger in some candy and snack food that most people are less aware of. TBHQ or tertiary butylhydroquinone, AKA tert-Butylhydroquinone

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