Category Archives: Health and Wellness Blog

Do you buy almond, soy, or coconut milk? Check this before you buy!

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By: Nikki Jencen nikkijencen.com Now a days we all have to be savvy food labeling detectives. If you don’t know what you’re doing, you could be harming yourself. One ingredient that has been researched for over 10+ years is carrageenan. What is that you ask? Its a food additive that derives from red seaweed- sounds harmless right? […]

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Are You Eating This Protein Wonder Food?

By Leah Zerbe from http://www.hungryforchange.tv/article/are-you-eating-this-protein-wonder-food The benefits of hemp are boundless. This wonderfood balances your hormones, nourishes your skin and hair, calms post-workout inflammation, and relaxes your muscles. Once a mainstay crop in the United States with the Declaration of Independence drafted on hemp, and early American flags were made of this durable, plant-based fabric. […]

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Eating Habits Start in Childhood

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By Janet Potts, RD, LD By the time most children are in elementary school, they know the basics of healthy eating. But whether or not they actually have good eating habits depends on what is learned and practiced at home. Healthy, or unhealthy, eating habits are established very early in life and can indeed set […]

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Sweeten Smartly

By now you probably think of sugar as a pretty bad food choice and it most certainly can be! Refined white sugar, genetically modified beet sugar, high fructose corn syrup and artificial chemical sweeteners all have health risks that can cause lifelong problems—from diabetes to cancer. We can’t completely dismiss carbohydrates either. Glucose is necessary […]

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Creating Nurturing Mealtimes

Our experiences while we are eating is just as important as the kinds of foods we are consuming. Picture this:  you are arguing with your spouse over the dinner table, your stomach cells are aware of the upset and send distressed chemical messages throughout the body. As a result, your digestion becomes a challenge because […]

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Is Junk Food Really Cheaper?

Thanks to Will Bettmann for sending along this thought provoking op-ed piece by Mark Bittman for the New York Times: THE “fact” that junk food is cheaper than real food has become a reflexive part of how we explain why so many Americans are overweight, particularly those with lower incomes. I frequently read confident statements […]

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Dr. Paul Kouchakoff “The Influence of Food Cooking on the Blood Formula of Man”

According to Dr. Paul Kouchakoff (Suisse), M.D. Nobel Prize Nominee “The Influence of Food Cooking on the Blood Formula of Man of the Institute of Clinical Chemistry, Lausanne, Switzerland, Proceedings: First International Congress of Microbiology, Paris 1930. “After every dose of food, we also observe a general augmentation of white corpuscles, and a change in the […]

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10 Keys to the Mindset of a Successful Entrepreneur

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It is Critical for an entrepreneur or anyone seeking success to continuously work on your Mindset. All human beings are born with gifts and talents that are unique to them. All of us have something that we can share with the world that would give us all of the success we desire. What minimizes our […]

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Salad Awareness Day July 9th, 2011

Why do we need a Salad Awareness Day? Have you had your salad today? Eating salad almost every day may be one of the most healthy eating habits you can adopt – and one of the simplest, experts say. Eating salads is a super-convenient way to work in a couple of servings of vegetables and/or […]

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GARLIC and CANCER

If you are deciding whether or not to pass the garlic tonight at dinner, this may help you decide to add it more regularly to your diet. Used since ancient times for both culinary and medicinal purposes, garlic is a relative of the onion and the leek. It has four edible components: the root bulb, […]

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