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Mood and Food

You are what you eat, right? Well, maybe not, but you do feel what you eat. Research suggests that certain f...

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, […]

The AI Diet – SHOPPING PART 1 (Vegetables, Fruits, Grains)

There is no question about it – the grocery store is not only overwhelming to navigate, but clever promoters leave no stone unturned in terms of how to best entice you to buy more.  This is why I suggest making a list.  A list…like mom used to do?  Yes, exactly!  Okay. So, creating a list actually requires […]

Best Foods for Healthy Skin

Aren’t we all looking for the fountain of youth? Well, what if I told you that by tweaking your diet and including super nutrient-dense foods, you could actually change your appearance and look younger! In addition to your regular cleansing regimen, add the following foods to your diet to clear the way for a beautiful […]

This Ingredient in 90% of Your Food Is Shutting Down Your Metabolism

A few months ago sugar was under attack, thanks to a Gary Taubes article in the NY Times. But, toxic is a strong word—does sugar merit such a harsh rap? Absolutely. First, what do we mean when we say “sugar”? The particular sugar that’s getting the heat lately is fructose. Fructose is a natural sugar found […]

Is Your Child Having Difficulty Concentrating?

“My fourth-grader is having a hard time concentrating in school…what can I do to help her focus?” Lots of kids have a hard time staying on task, especially at school.  While class size and workloads may be beyond your control, your child’s diet, schedule and access to technology are not.  Feed her “brain food”; set […]

Can Certain Foods Cause Cancer?

According to the latest statistics compiled by the American Heart Association, cancer surpasses heart disease as the top killer among Americans between the ages of 45 to 74. These are extremely sobering statistics and the odds are very high that you, or someone you know, has cancer or has died from it.  For all of […]

Stevia – Nature’s Sugar

Recent research took a look at the effects of the sweetener Stevia on diabetic rats.  Extract of Stevia leaves was administered orally for 10 days. The treatment produced a delayed but significant decrease in the blood glucose level, without producing hypoglycemia.  The rats also demonstrated a loss in body weight. According to the study, as […]