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5 Things That Everyone Can Do Today To Improve Their Health in 2015!

January 7, 2015 | By | No Comments

Happy New Year!! As we start 2015, most of us have made a few "New Year's Resolutions" that include losing weight, getting healthier, and making more time for the important things. Many experts will tell you that making these resolutions don't work. But what if we look towards this new year and choose the set specific and detailed goals to...[ read more ]

10 Dec 2014

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I’m addicted to this soup!

December 10, 2014 | By | No Comments

  With the cold winter weather upon us, I wanted to share with you my new (and super easy) favorite go-to soup recipe. It's so creamy and smooth, it tastes like you're eating a cream-based soup, but without the cream. The secret is avocado!  A "good" fat that also contains fiber and protein, along with several health benefits. I could seriously...[ read more ]

01 Dec 2014

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Be a Food Detective to Stomp Out Migraines!

December 1, 2014 | By | One Comment

If you are one of the million of migraine sufferers out there, I don't need to tell you how painful and debilitating they can be. For you lucky ones that don't suffer from them, a migraine is a type of headache that is often debilitating and marked by severe pain that can last for several hours to a few days....[ read more ]

16 Oct 2014

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Breakfast Smoothie to Rev Up Your Metabolism! “Tastes like a Cinnamon Bun”

October 16, 2014 | By | No Comments

My husband's favorite (and only) morning smoothie that has helped him lose over 17 lbs. in the past 9 weeks. His first reaction when he tried it was, "It tastes like a cinnamon bun"! This healthy smoothie will keep you full all morning.                                                                                   THICK AND CREAMY ALMOND BERRY SMOOTHIE Serve: 1   Prep time: 5 minutes (***unless you soak walnuts)...[ read more ]

03 Sep 2014

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Is your Antiperspirant or Deodorant Safe? I’ve Got a “Secret” to Share…

September 3, 2014 | By | No Comments

Sweating is a natural function of the body. It allows us to regulate our body temperature and excrete toxins (detoxify). The main ingredient in most antiperspirants is aluminum, which was classified as a neurotoxin in 1986. Aluminum reduces or eliminates underarm wetness by blocking our sweat ducts of our lymph glands, which are the important   pathway for getting rid of toxins...[ read more ]

24 Aug 2014

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Find Out Why You Need to AVOID this Food Ingredient!

August 24, 2014 | By | One Comment

           Say N.O. to MGS! I think it's fair to say that we have all heard about MSG before, but do you know what it is and why it's so bad for us? Monosodium glutamate (MSG), a common ingredient found in restaurant and processed foods, has been touted as probably one of the most dangerous food additives on the market....[ read more ]

03 Aug 2014

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My Favorite App for Making Healthier Food Choices!

August 3, 2014 | By | No Comments

  FOODUCATE™, "is an easy-to-use, free smart phone app that helps you make healthier food choices. To use it, scan a packaged item's bar code or search for food items and you'll see its letter grade (A to D) with an explanation of its nutritional benefits, or lack thereof." This application was developed by scientists, dietitians, and concern parents. It's...[ read more ]

29 Jun 2014

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Delicious Summer Arugula Salad!

June 29, 2014 | By | No Comments

Arugula Salad with Toasted Walnuts, Blue Cheese and Grilled Salmon Arugula is a great summer green that offers a distinct peppery taste that can be very cooling in this hot weather. You can mix it with other greens in a salad, or use it alone. It can also be used to spice up recipes for soups, sandwiches, pasta dishes or...[ read more ]

12 Jun 2014

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Could Following This Guide Help Blast Off Those Unwanted Pounds?

June 12, 2014 | By | No Comments

If you haven't heard all the buzz lately, SUGAR is a major cause of obesity and diabetes. Understanding how the foods we eat affect our blood sugar and insulin levels will empower us to make better choices for our health.  A great way to determine how food affects blood sugar and insulin is to have an understanding about  glycemic index...[ read more ]

26 May 2014

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My New Favorite Kitchen Gadget!

May 26, 2014 | By | No Comments

Recently, a friend of mine shared a yummy and healthy Zucchini noodle with Lemon-Garlic Spicy Shrimp recipe on Facebook, http://www.skinnytaste.com/2014/04/zucchini-noodles-zoodles-with-lemon.html. What a great idea! Get more veggies into my diet by replacing carbohydrate-dense pasta but not sacrifice flavor.  The recipe recommended using a vegetable spiralizer, but said I could also use a Julienne vegetable peeler. Well, the recipe looked so delicious I decided...[ read more ]