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Nutrition: 2018 Dirty Dozen, Clean 15 List

I routinely recommend people choose organic produce and grass fed and finished meat and dairy, wild caught fish and pasture raised poultry. I understand many people have financial constraints, particularly those families with young children and buying all organic is … Continue reading

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Nutrition: How to Store Produce Properly

We go to the trouble of buying organic or locally grown produce. That’s wonderful! However, all too often we don’t store it properly and waste more than we end up eating. And that’s not good. It’s also not necessary. I’m … Continue reading

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Brain Health: 5 Things You Can Begin Doing Now to Avoid Dementia

Alzheimer’s is not a natural part of aging although the incidence of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease have been increasing. In fact almost 2/3 of those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s are women and Alzheimer’s or some other form of dementia is the … Continue reading

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Health and Chronic Illness: Food Really is Your Medicine

“International research involving the University of Adelaide has shown for the first time that poor nutrition – including a lack of fruit, vegetables and whole grains – is associated with the development of multiple chronic diseases over time.” I found … Continue reading

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Guest Post: 7 Tips For Healthier Eating Without Breaking Your Spirit

With the summer fast approaching, we are all wondering how we can get ourselves into shape so that we look great in our bathing suits. There are billboards, magazine covers and advertisements everywhere we look, all reminding us that it … Continue reading

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How Diet Affects Your Temper

When you don’t provide your body with the nutrients it needs, it becomes unable to produce critical hormones and brain chemicals. As this very interesting article and short video detail, this can lead to a short fuse and angry, aggressive … Continue reading

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No Soup For You?

Up here in NY we are looking forward to an extremely cold week ahead with temperatures not getting past the teens most days! I don’t know about you but for me the perfect meal on those days is soup! I … Continue reading

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