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Nutrition: 2021 Clean 15 Dirty Dozen List

The Environmental Working Group’s new 2021 Dirty Dozen, Clean 15 list came out recently. I will share it below. The list indicates which crops tend to be treated with the highest volume and variety of pesticides. Definitely important information to … Continue reading

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A Surprising Food for Brain Health

I wonder if this fact will surprise you as much as it did me: A study of 1,787 adults revealed that out of 49 whole foods, cheese was “by far” the most protective food when it comes to avoiding age-related … Continue reading

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Mindset: How is Negativity Bias Shortcircuitig Your Results

Insults, criticism, bad news. Have you ever noticed how much easier it is to focus on the negative? We tend to remember traumatic experiences better than positive, joyful ones; we recall insults more readily than praise; we think about negative … Continue reading

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Strong Bones: Move over Calcium

When you think about strengthening your bones, chances are you immediately think about calcium. Most people would. Then some would probably add in magnesium, vitamins D3 and K2. And I wouldn’t argue with that at all. They are all important … Continue reading

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Nutrition: Do Whole Grains Confuse You?

I may be preaching to the choir here but I’m going to jump in anyway because I can’t tell you how many people I talk to really are confused as to what whole grains really are. We have been instructed … Continue reading

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Nutrition: Become a Detective

I’ve been watching a new show this summer called Genetic Detective. It follows investigative genetic genealogist, CeCe Moore, as she uses her unique research skills to transform the face of crime solving. By working with police departments and crime scene … Continue reading

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Nutrition: Water Quality and Tea

I am a tea lover and green tea has long been a favorite both just because I like it and for its numerous health benefits. But I learned something about a simple way to amplify those health benefits. Rather than … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Blessings

I realize Mother’s Day is this coming Sunday but this one is extra special for my family. My husband and I are blessed to welcome three new grandchildren this year! In addition to my amazing grandson, Carter, who is 3, … Continue reading

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Digestive Health: Timing is Everything

Is it better for your gut health to eat your largest meal early in the day or later? Typically most people eat their biggest meal for dinner which of course ends up being at the end of the day. But … Continue reading

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Heart Health: Move Over Apples

We are all familiar with the saying, an apple a day keeps the doctor away. And there are lots of studies that have been done on the numerous health benefits apples provide. What if I told you there is another … Continue reading

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