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December 6, 2017

The holiday season is upon us, so use these tips to stay healthy and strong the whole season long.

  • Stay hydrated ~ I cannot stress this one enough. Staying hydrated keeps your energy levels stable and may help you eat less. Just have a big glass of water before head...

October 5, 2017

Recently, I have read several articles on the benefits of eating

a Mediterranean Diet (MD). One of the main tenants of the MD, according to the health officials promoting it, is that the MD is low in saturated fat. Although true habitants of the Mediterranean do not...

Glowing skin is a sign of health.  The skin is the body’s largest organ, and it reflects the overall health of the body.  Nourishing the body well helps to create healthy, glowing skin.  A nutrient-dense, organic, whole foods diet is the foundation for beautiful skin....

While just about everybody would love for it to be easy to stay on track year-round with their fitness and healthy eating goals, almost everybody falters at one point or another. Some people have trouble sticking to their plans over the holidays or over the course of t...

March 13, 2017

Types of Detoxes

The word “detox” has become so trendy (it’s as if it’s replaced the word “diet”!). There are many different kinds of detox programs out there, so how do you know which is right for you? From full-on fasts to juice cleanses to seasonal detoxes and whole...

February 28, 2017

Cabbage

I’m a surprising lover of cabbage. Growing up, I did not eat it much and, honestly, until a few months ago, I did not eat much of it as an adult either.  That all changed when I made a delicious salad using simple ingredients - shredded cabbage, diced apple, ext...

January 7, 2017

Did you know that January is National Soup Month?  

I love soups and I eat them year round, but at this time of year, they truly warm the belly and the soul.

Homemade soups are actually easy to make and way more tasty and nutritious than canned soups.  Soups can help

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November 3, 2015

 

I have a confession to make - I am a crunch-aholic.  Like many people, I am drawn to “crunchy” food choices.  I often wonder though, is it the salt that often goes hand in hand with crunchy food or is it the sound that is made when biting into crunchy food that draws...

October 6, 2015

 

My family is a big consumer of hummus.  We just love the ease of including it as part of a snack or lunch.  Starting on Wednesday however, I am doing a 3-week sugar detox and chickpeas, an important ingredient in hummus, is NOT allowed.  Lucky for me, a friend told me...

September 14, 2015

 

Did you know the addictive nature of sugar rivals that of cocaine, morphine, and cigarettes?

 

It’s no accident recovering alcoholics often turn to sugar as they cut out alcohol—it’s an easily available drug. According to a 2008 study out of Princeton University, “rats...

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