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The Sun and You

For most of us, we’ve heard all our life to avoid the sun, especially in attempts to prevent skin cancer...

Combat Food Cravings!

The subject of food cravings comes up often for those who are trying to lose weight. Is it simply a matter of will power or is there something much more complicated that takes over and guides our food choices? Will Power Vs. Cravings Many folks believe that conquering food cravings should be as simple as […]

The Sun and You

For most of us, we’ve heard all our life to avoid the sun, especially in attempts to prevent skin cancer, wrinkles, sun spots, etc. We’ve been told by marketers and doctors alike to slather on the sunscreen and to minimize overall exposure as much as possible. What if I were to tell you, however, that we’ve […]

Weight Loss Tips for Summer

It may seem like Summer is still far away, but if you’re trying to lose weight in preparation for swimsuit season, now is the time to start planning for success. By making a few changes in your daily life, you will definitely see results, and others will notice, too! Start with these suggestions below today […]

Why is MSG so Bad for You?

When I talk to people about the concept of healthy eating, inevitably we discuss processed foods and how most commercially produced food items are riddled with additives, preservatives and flavor enhancers.  Although the FDA would have us believe that these “food” chemicals are actually safe to consume, study after study reveals how the ingestion of […]

How Can You Protect Against Arthritis?

According to the Arthritis Foundation, nearly one out of three Americans has arthritis. Of these 66 million adults suffering from this severely debilitating autoimmune disease, 43 million have been diagnosed with arthritis and another 23 million live with chronic joint symptoms that have not been doctor-diagnosed. In fact, arthritis is one of the leading causes of […]

3 New Year’s Resolutions That Will Change Your Life

Looking to make a few positive changes for the new year? Well, here are a couple of suggestions which will not only bring positive change for the new year to come, but for a lifetime! Stop drinking soda: Did you know that Americans spend over $66 billion a year on soda and other sugary carbonated […]

Juicing vs. Blending…which is better?

As we continue on our nutritional journey, we know that consuming as many raw vegetables and fruits as possible is key to optimum health.  Juicing has become a very popular means of eating raw veggies and fruits, however, so has blending.  What’s the difference?  Juicing removes the fibrous parts of the plant (peeling, seeds, pulp, […]

Detox with Food

As 2012 rolls around, many of us are looking to detox from the Christmas overload of sugar, fat, alcohol, etc. Well, forget the pills, colonics and magical potions! You don’t need to invest in obscure ingredients, and you certainly don’t need to suffer by starving yourself or going on a juice cleanse. You can give […]