Smoothie Recipe: Berries Squared

Berries

This is a killer 4 berry smoothie. When you use a powerful blender like a Vitamix, it breaks down the tiny seeds of the berries so well that you don’t realize they are still in there. You don’t have to … Continue Reading…

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Are supplements expensive? The answer is yes when the following scenarios take place.

Are supplements expensive?

What is the cost for staying heathy? Does the price you pay for supplements and super foods equal the nutritional benefit you are obtaining? Are you literally flushing your money you are spending on supplements down the drain? We have … Continue Reading…

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Hosting Fashion Flash this week: Over 50 Feeling 40 Blog

Fashion Flash

Another great week with the ladies of Fashion Flash! Meet our host and find all of the posts here. Continue Reading…

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Brussels Sprout Salad with Avocado and Pumpkin Seeds

Brussels Sprout Salad

This brussels sprout salad recipe is from the November 2012 issue of Whole Living. I did not alter much, except in my version I used no salt or pepper. It is a delicious and a great source of fiber, greens, and … Continue Reading…

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Think Prevention with this Smoothie Recipe

think prevention

We have posted very similar smoothie recipes to this one in the past, but it is worth repeating since this month we are talking a lot about antioxidants, and focusing on things you can do daily that equal cancer prevention, … Continue Reading…

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Guest Post: Hospice Care

Hospice

In later years, many people experience a great number of medical problems that may ultimately lead to the need to face end-of-life issues. Although modern medicine has provided many advances in treatment, it often falls short in helping patients face … Continue Reading…

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Fruit Tart Recipe

Fruit Tart

Have you ever made a fruit tart? It seems so simple, but there are actually a few steps you must take to make a great fruit tart. First is the crust, and it is a bit complicated, and not vegan … Continue Reading…

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What makes a visit to a holistic dentist a unique experience?

Holistic Dentist

I’m always in search of the healthiest, most natural and effective version of almost everything. This includes my choice of health care providers, which is why I prefer holistic dentistry. Here are some highlights of my typical visit to the … Continue Reading…

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Flax and Cancer

Flax and Cancer

This post highlights flax and cancer. There are health benefits of flax oil and seed in relation to cancer treatment and prevention. Flax is not a cancer cure, but should be part of a healthy diet that supports normal cell development … Continue Reading…

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Red Rice Pilaf Recipe

Red Rice Pilaf

Bhutanese red rice is native to the Kingdom of Bhutan in the eastern Himalayas. It is a staple rice in that area, and is currently the only product from Bhutan imported to the United States. It is sold by Lotus … Continue Reading…

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Fitness Nutrition

Fitness Nutrition

Are you still relying on counting calories to determine your nutritional needs? This is an old way of thinking and involves outdated science. The new approach to fitness nutrition emphasizes nutrient density. What is your workout philosophy? Push – push – … Continue Reading…

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Book Review: The Adrenal Fatigue Solution

The Adrenal Fatigue Solution

What is Adrenal Fatigue (AF)? Is it true that almost 80 percent of adults experience AF at some point throughout their lives? Why is it so under-diagnosed yet so prevalent? Why do our healthcare systems and insurance companies have trouble … Continue Reading…

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10 Steps to a Healthy Body and Mind on your Wedding Day.

Your Wedding Day

You want your wedding day to be amazing. But in order to enjoy your wedding day, you need to feel amazing. Here are 10 steps to achieving the perfect balance between body, mind, and the big day. Continue Reading…

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Something smells fishy

Something smells fishy

First, let’s define: “smells fishy”. “To be suspect or suspicious, as in His explanation definitely smells fishy; my guess is that he’s lying. This idiom alludes to the fact that fresh fish have no odor but stale or rotten ones … Continue Reading…

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Easy Slow Cooker Black Beans. Very versatile and high in protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals.

slow cooker black beans

I love black beans, and I love rice and bean combos. They are such simple ingredients providing such an awesome “net gain” of nutrition, especially for the price. Black beans are high in quality protein, and vitamins and minerals like … Continue Reading…

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