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09 Apr No Nonsense Guide to Gluten free

You have to watch this one minute clip from Jimmy Kimmel as he surveys people about gluten. Their responses are hilarious. It’s amazing how people just jump on the latest band wagon whether they understand it or not! What is Gluten? Gluten is a protein found in...

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29 Dec Adiós Love Handles

I don’t know about you, but after the holidays, I’m feeling bloated and exhausted. I was trying to figure out why and then I realized – of course, it’s what I’ve been eating! I’ve been so busy stressing about family get-togethers, purchasing the perfect presents and...

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24 Nov Nutritious and Delicious Pumpkin

October is “Pumpkin Month”! Every day I see ads for another pumpkin flavored food! The good news is, if there is actually pumpkin in the food, there are health benefits.  (Just watch those foods laden with too much added sugar!) Here are some of the health...

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whats in your bag

24 Nov What’s in your B.A.G.?

I went to a great presentation a few weeks ago by a local therapist, Cara Maksimow, and something she spoke about truly resonated with me. She talked about a tool that she uses each day: What’s in your B.A.G.? Rather than only ask her children what three...

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15 Jun Sports Drinks: Do we need them?

The marketers have done a great job convincing us that we ‘need’ sports drinks, like Gatorade and Powerade, to sufficiently hydrate ourselves and to maintain peak performance. Millions of dollars are spent reinforcing this message. But, is it true? More importantly - are they healthy for...

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15 May What is your body telling you?

I believe our bodies are perfect. They constantly give us signals, or whispers, but the question is “Are we listening”?  Most of us don't wake up one morning and feel lousy.  Instead, we start feeling minor symptoms, often caused by silent inflammation, that we ignore. ...

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15 Feb Do you love Chocolate?

I do!  I think chocolate should have its very own food group.  It’s comforting, creamy and delicious.  Many of us eat chocolate at least several times a week or even every day! Which begs the question… Is Chocolate Good for You? The answer is both yes and no. Chocolate...

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