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Quick Tips on Staying Warm

With winter months comes the chill factor. Sometimes even layering up doesn’t seem to chase that chill away, so what else can you do to get warm? Let me first start by admitting that while it might sound like a fun way to warm up, though not very healthy, a shot of whiskey doesn’t actually… Continue reading Quick Tips on Staying Warm

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The Disorderly Mess of a Chaotic Mind

Your head feels like it’s spinning just as fast as your thoughts come and go. You have a list of things you have to do, want to do, should do, wish you could do and dream about doing. You have another list, probably written, of things you wish you didn’t have to do, things you… Continue reading The Disorderly Mess of a Chaotic Mind

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Aluminum Foil & Health

Recently I have been cooking meals and freezing them for a very sick friend. I like to do my part in helping others feel comfort, peace and love. In doing this I have used foil pans a few times for convenience both for my friend and myself. This got me wondering about aluminum foil though… Continue reading Aluminum Foil & Health

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Habitual Eating

We each have hundreds of habits that we do daily; they’re not all bad. Many of our habits help us get through our day; they’re the things we do regularly that we don’t have to think much about. Some habits we have aren’t good for us though and while we often realize this, we find it difficult to break them.

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Living in the Sludge Fog

Sludge: thick, soft, wet, semi-solid, mud, dirty oil, muck are among the descriptive words for sludge. I hear and see people who feel like they have no energy, slow energy, tire easily, and have no “will-power” to do much of anything especially cooking meals and getting a little exercise into each day. Does this sound… Continue reading Living in the Sludge Fog

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Food is My Bodyguard

I’m not famous, I’m not rich, but I do use a bodyguard. Food is my bodyguard. Without whole foods the human body begins to weaken a little bit at a time. When you choose to eat foods that are processed, chemically enhanced, deep-fried, microwaved, over-cooked, preservative-laden, overly salted, and contain unhealthy oils your body reacts… Continue reading Food is My Bodyguard

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Six Seeds of Goodness

The seeds that are in most pantries but get little attention and have BIG benefits. Chia– high in protein, calcium and fiber; helps stabilize blood sugar, lower risk of heart disease Fennel– relaxant, helps reduce water weight, decreases food cravings, reduces allergy inflammation and breaks up fat deposits Celery– reduces inflammation, helps lower blood pressure… Continue reading Six Seeds of Goodness

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Your Liver and Weight Loss

Do you watch what you eat, try to lose weight but just can’t? Are you being kind to your liver? The liver is the major fat burning organ in your body. It also pumps excessive fat out of your body through bile. A healthy liver removes dead, unhealthy cells, toxic chemicals, heavy metals that are… Continue reading Your Liver and Weight Loss

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Have a Healthy Flu Season

It’s winter, it’s flu season-and this year the flu virus has been finding so many of us. Because of this, I feel that it’s important to share some information and tips on keeping your immune system healthy and strong. The job of your immune system is to “serve and protect”.  It is in the form… Continue reading Have a Healthy Flu Season

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Healthy Lunch at Work

I am often asked for help in eating healthy at work. The best thing you can do for yourself is to bring lunch in from home and eat only what you bring in. Homemade lunch is easier that you might be thinking so I’m going to help you plan your work lunches. First, if you… Continue reading Healthy Lunch at Work