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Sandy Powers

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Sandy Powers

<p>A breast cancer survivor with liver problems, I turned to organic foods after my mastectomy to heal my liver and fight cancer recurrence. My amazing results, my research and my recipes rich in antioxidants and immune boosters are in my book, &quot;Organic for Health,&quot;&nbsp; winner in the Health category of the National 2008 Beach Book Festival, Finalist in the Health: General&nbsp;category of the National Best Books 2008 Awards sponsored by USA Book News, and is on file with Oprah.&nbsp; Visit my website <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.organicforhealthsite.com">www.organicforhealthsite.com</a> for more recipes.</p>

Stories by Sandy Powers

Four years ago I was diagnosed with breast cancer. The cancerous tumor could not be felt by me or my gynecologist or the surgeon who performed my...
A report just released by the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology estimates 30 to 50 percent of Americans could be...
I was reading a recent poll taken of twenty-five U.S. cities in the Washington State Free Press. The paper said, “The poll measured responses...
In 1959, President Dwight Eisenhower signed a bill making Hawaii the fiftieth state in the Union. That same year, James Michener’s historical...
Giant agribusinesses produce most of the food sold in our grocery stores. Agriculture’s industrialization has contributed to our alarming...
This month is my anniversary. Four years ago I was diagnosed with breast cancer and an ailing liver. Luckily, I had health insurance. However, even...
Interestingly, the Wall Street Journal and Whole Foods CEO John Mackey largely kept mum during the spending frenzy of the Bush Years. Nary was a word...
The year is 1986. The Space Shuttle Challenger explodes thirty seconds after lift off. Chernobyl’s nuclear reactor blows up in the U.S.S.R...
Otiz the Iceman froze in the Alps 5,300 years ago. The well-preserved mummy was discovered in 1991 by hikers in the remote Alpine border between...
As a cancer survivor who spent two years researching conventionally grown foods and organically grown foods with a trial as me as the...
Every day our bodies are attacked by viruses and bacteria that weaken our immune system and make us more vulnerable to diseases like the Swine Flu....
No problem or tragedy is insurmountable. When I was diagnosed with breast cancer and liver problems in 2005, I was devastated. I had surgery for the...
When my daughter, Kayle, was four years old, we spent the Thanksgiving holiday with my husband’s family. We all ate far too much of that...
Eggs are a common source of salmonella poisoning. At one time it was believed the intact shell of an egg protected it from salmonella contamination...
Vita-Mania is an obsession Americans have with vitamin and mineral supplements. Current estimates in a National Health Survey conducted by the CDC (...

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