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The Top 5 Health Benefits of Avocados

Posted 16 August 2012 | By | Categories: health, top 10 list | 6 Comments

Avocados are by far my favorite fruit. They aren’t high in sugar, they are a wonderful moisturizer for the skin and above all things, they just taste fantastic. Contrary to popular belief, they are very, very versatile in cooking — there are so many things you can do with avocados that doesn’t involve guacamole (although, […]


Health Advice From Katharine Hepburn

Posted 08 August 2012 | By | Categories: health | 4 Comments

I own a television, but the only channel I watch rather exclusively is Turner Classic Movies. Ever since I was 10 or 11, I’ve been fascinated by classic films. It started with Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds“, which I had my parents rent for me. I watched that movie probably over 100 times. I even started […]


Pico de Gallo

Posted 17 January 2012 | By | Categories: healing, health, health food | No Comments

This post is a part of Simply Sugar and Gluten Free’s “Slightly Indulgent Tuesday“! Here’s my favorite, easy raw recipe: Pico de Gallo. This healthy salsa is high in fiber, vitamin A and vitamin C, and is rich in naturally occurring enzymes and antioxidants needed by your body. Quercetin (anti-inflammatory, powerful antioxidant) is abundant in […]

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Paula Deen May Have Diabetes, But Don’t Blame the Butter!

Posted 14 January 2012 | By | Categories: health, health food, healthy body, healthy foods, healthy weight, nutrition, nutrition myths | 3 Comments

Paula Deen It is expected, but not yet confirmed, that Paula Deen, the popular down home country cooking girl has type II diabetes. Critics report that her high calorie, refined carbohydrate recipes promote unhealthy lifestyles in America. Although it is true that her fried and sugary foods do play a large role in the development […]


‘The Dairy-Free and Gluten-Free Kitchen’ by Denise Jardine

Posted 02 January 2012 | By | Categories: gluten free, health, health food, review, Uncategorized | 1 Comment

“The Dairy-Free and Gluten-Free Kitchen” by Denise Jardine I love cook books, especially those concerning individuals following a gluten-free and dairy-free diet. It should be no surprise that I after receiving a copy of “The Dairy-Free & Gluten-Free Kitchen” by Denise Jardine in the mail, I was excited to make almost all of her recipes. […]

How Thomas Edison Unintentionally Increased Diabetes

How Thomas Edison Unintentionally Increased Diabetes

Posted 14 December 2011 | By | Categories: health, insulin, sleep, Uncategorized | No Comments

Winter is quickly approaching, the days are getting much shorter, and we’re constantly battling darkness with artificial lighting. Can this undermine our efforts to maintain a healthy weight, blood sugar levels and mood? As a matter of fact it can, yet I don’t think Thomas Edison quite knew that when he invented the light bulb. […]

How Negative People Impact Your Health

How Negative People Impact Your Health

Posted 02 December 2011 | By | Categories: elevate mood, happy, healing, health | 1 Comment

We have all been around them before – those that can’t stop talking about the ills of the world, of their own life and the lives around them. According to these negative minded people, the world is coming to an end and the quality of life is unavoidably deteriorating. We shouldn’t blame these people for […]

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Why Healthy Eating and Exercise Go Hand in Hand (…And Why Weight Has Nothing to do With It)

Posted 30 August 2011 | By | Categories: bacteria, diet, exercise, happy, healing, health, health food, healthy foods, healthy weight, how to eat healthy, insulin, intestinal health, kefir, lose weight, low carb, mind, mood, nutrition, nutrition myths | 2 Comments

Many people argue that because they go to the gym, walk or run on the┬átreadmill, cycle or lift weights, that they can virtually eat whatever they want to without side effects. That eating fast food, processed and refined carbohydrates and trans-fats can be negated by spending a few days working out. These people are deceiving […]

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How to Elevate Your Mood Using Your Mind – NOT Drugs

Posted 05 May 2010 | By | Categories: elevate mood, health, mood, water | No Comments

It’s a good morning this Wednesday. The sun is shining, the air is crisp and new and my mind is full of ideas and imaginations. Don’t get me wrong, I am not always like this. We all have our days where we feel a bit, what should I say, moody? Sometimes, for no reason at […]

The Raw Pecan Pie Recipe

The Raw Pecan Pie Recipe

Posted 26 January 2010 | By | Categories: health, healthy dessert | No Comments

Well I have talked about it in a couple of posts now, but here it is. I own a collection of different raw dessert recipes, and this one is at the top of my favorites, I must say. The flavors in this pie are so deep, and so rich, that it seriously does not take […]

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