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Is Coffee Healthy?

Posted 27 May 2011 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | 5 Comments

Recently I received a question from a friend on Facebook about coffee, and whether it was bad to consume it. More specifically, the question asked about the health views on the occasional latte, a drink consisting of espresso, milk, sugar and flavorings. So, is coffee healthy? Let’s first look at coffee itself. Is Coffee Good, […]

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Grain Free Baking Powder Recipe

Posted 25 May 2011 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | 10 Comments

Summer is here, and I can tell. My mind is wanting to do absolutely nothing these days. I do, however, want to share with you my recipe for grain free baking powder, for all your baking needs. Store bought baking powder uses corn starch; which, if not organic, is genetically modified. There is just too […]

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The Health Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

Posted 17 May 2011 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | 5 Comments

Looking for a possible anti-aging treatment that doesn’t involve prolongued self-deprivation via calorie restriction? Well recent research may be showing that intermittent fasting, or fasting for short periods of time, may protect cells from “normal” aging wear and tear. Could it hold the key to longevity? Maybe. As I mentioned in yesterday’s post on Should […]

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Should I Eat Breakfast?

Posted 15 May 2011 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Based on conventional nutritional wisdom, it has been widely regarded that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It supposedly jump starts your metabolism, provides an energy boost and helps to keep you from eating more calories throughout the day. But are the health benefits of eating breakfast true? Well, this depends. What […]

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Full of Life Sprout Salad

Posted 22 April 2011 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

Celebrating spring should be a celebration of the renewl of life, so why not eat accordingly? Sprouts are eaten after the first few days of life, transferring their life giving enzymes and raw nutrients to your body. In this sprout salad recipe, I use mung bean sprouts as well as daikon and radish sprouts for […]

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Eating Disorders on the Rise in Older Generations

Posted 06 April 2011 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

Anorexia, bulimia and binge-eating disorders are emotional and mental diseases that blind an individual from the true problems and concerns in life while creating a turmoil of cascading events that can ultimately lead to destruction. It helps an individual find something that they can control while all other things are falling down around them. The […]

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How to Boost the Health Benefits of Green Tea

Posted 23 March 2011 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

I love green tea, not only for its taste, but for the health benefits green tea provides. It is a rich source of polyphenols, which act as the antioxidants that scavenge and destroy free radicals. Free radicals are compounds with an unbound electron that wreak havoc on the skin and body, increase the aging process […]

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Revitalize Your Health – Awaken Spring Within You

Posted 21 March 2011 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

Today is the first full day of spring. Seeds within the earth are awakening and life is springing forth as the days get longer and warmer. The spirit soars and thrives for light and the ancient connection with mother nature. Spring is a time that reminds us that with death and darkness (winter), rebirth and […]

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Loneliness and Health

Posted 03 March 2011 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | 3 Comments

It isn’t incredibly ground breaking when you think about it – loneliness can induce poor and inadequate health. Depression in itself, when caused by being alone, can increase the rates of chronic diseases associated with inflammation, depressed immune function and heart disease. Could love and physical accompaniment not just be a desire, but an actual […]

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How to Grow Wheatgrass

Posted 21 February 2011 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

Wheatgrass is an amazing super food, full of chlorophyll that can help detoxify your body and clean the blood. Not only is it a concentrated source of chlorophyll, which is the green pigment given ┬áto many vegetables, it’s also a very easy plant to grow. It’s fun having it on my windowsill so that I […]

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