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Aug 28

Sweet Monk Fruit

  It’s very likely that not one of us could pick out a monk fruit in the produce aisle. It isn’t an attractive fruit, amidst all of the colorful summer beauties. But the monk fruit has my attention these days! It is highly beneficial for health-conscious foodies, ketogenic devotees, and those with diabetes. Named after the monks who first cultivated …

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Jul 02

Eating Seasonal Foods Can Improve Your Life

Eating Seasonally,  is a wonderfully effective way, to maintain wellness and feel good. This seasonal method of eating, rooted deeply in our heritage, balances the body by reducing illness and increasing vitality. As you become more in touch with your body, you will discover that you crave foods that are in season. Ripened fruit in the …

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May 05

Why You Don’t Need To Count Calories Ever Again

There are many ridiculous myths in nutrition. The “calorie myth” is one of the most pervasive… and most damaging.   It is the idea that calories are the most important part of the diet, that the sources of those calories don’t matter. If you think that a calorie is a calorie….. and it doesn’t matter …

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Chia Seed Pudding

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Chia seed pudding is a delicious and easy way to get the fiber, protein, omega-3 fatty acids and micronutrients available in Chia seeds. As it takes only minutes to make, is low in calories, and has adequate protein and nutrients, it is a quick, on-the-go breakfast or snack option….. Personally, I love to eat this …

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Jan 01

The Anti-Inflammatory Diet

A half-dozen or more diet books are based on the anti-inflammatory idea — and numerous web sites promote “anti-inflammatory” eating. Each has its own spin.  But experts concede that anti-inflammation eating is more effective for some health problems than others — and that the scientific evidence for the disease-reduction benefits of these eating plans is …

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Apr 29

2014 Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen produce list: Apples, peaches and more.

Environmental Working Group’s latest Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce helps consumers reduce the amount of pesticides they consume in their diets.

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Feb 01

Chocolate: the Love Drug and Why it’s Good for You

  The Ancient Incas knew it, as does Bridget Jones…. there’s been nothing like chocolate to raise the spirits.

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My Kicked up Jambalaya Recipe

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I love traditional Jambalaya, it’s full of delicious creole flavors, vegetables, shrimp, chicken and sausage.  As I enjoy easting many different colors of veggies in my diet, daily, I came up with this kicked up Jambalaya, overflowing with colorful vegetables. This isn’t a simple recipe, but it is well worth the time and effort, if …

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Cool Down with this, Antioxidant Rich, Red Wine Cocktail

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  Cool Down with this, Antioxidant Rich, Red Wine Cocktail Print Recipe Servings 1 serving Servings 1 serving Cool Down with this, Antioxidant Rich, Red Wine Cocktail Print Recipe Servings 1 serving Servings 1 serving Ingredients 1/3 cup sugar 5 1/2 cups sparkling red wine 24 ounces sparkling orange water (such as: San Pellegrino Aranciata …

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Feb 12

Why Love is Great for Your Health

  LOVE comes in all shapes and sizes – boyfriend, girlfriend, husband, wife…. and your best friends and family. Regardless of your relationship status, Celebrate Love because LOVE makes us happier and healthier. Here are some of the ways that Love is good for your health.

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