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Spaghetti Squash - Delicious and Nutritious

Posted on 05/05/2015 01:07:39 PM

Since we eat a variety of vegetables, we're interested in trying new and different types. We'd heard about spaghetti squash but weren't convinced, until we tasted it, that it could be delicious. We now eat spaghetti squash instead of wheat pasta, since we..

6 Weight Loss And Fat Burning Myths

Posted on 04/20/2015 12:23:27 PM

Calorie counting is pointless. Eating fewer calories does not guarantee weight loss. Men and women need a specific amount of calories daily to provide energy. Weighing yourself is also pointless because muscle weighs more than fat.  Starving yourself can actually cause you to ga..

How Much Sugar is in that Smoothie?

Posted on 04/14/2015 01:21:07 PM

Smoothies from retailers are advertised as full of super foods - fresh exotic fruit with anti-oxidants, vitamins, and minerals. But are they really a wise choice if you are concerned about your health and/or weight? Just because there are fruits in them doesn’t mean all smoothies are healthy. ..

Home Sweet Home

Posted on 04/14/2015 01:18:54 PM

Ever wonder why you might have skin issues, headaches or breathing problems? There’s a topic that we have not address yet on this blog and that is eliminating harmful substances in the home environment that compromise our health. We are exposed on a daily basis to so many products for cleaning..

Tips for Dining Out

Posted on 04/14/2015 01:17:05 PM

Eating out used to be an excuse to indulge to excess. For us, sadly, we paid the price with regrets and undermined our health to an extent beyond our understanding at the time. We dined out multiple times a week; now it is just an occasional treat. The meals we prepare at home are so much healthier ..

What's for Breakfast?

Posted on 04/14/2015 01:13:59 PM

We had the pleasure of enjoying a generous portion of delicious raspberries with our steel cut oatmeal. To boost up the protein and to make this a rich, sustaining breakfast we added in some walnuts, hemp seed, and ground flax seed. We frequently enjoy a breakfast of steel cut oats. W..

What's in Your Salad Today?

Posted on 04/14/2015 01:11:09 PM

We live by Dr. Fuhrman’s daily recommendation that "salad is the main dish" and the varieties of salad options for us are never boring or repetitive. For one of our daily meals we'll eat a large salad, most likely for our lunch or dinner. From day to day, no salad ..

Exercise May Not Matter

Posted on 04/14/2015 01:06:48 PM

Exercising for good health? You may be wasting your time. Exercise does not undo the damage of poor food choices. Dr. Robert Lustig's TEDx talk, "Sugar- the elephant in the kitchen," (link to video below) focuses on the toxic nature of sugar and its effect on public health. ..

To Vitamin D or Not to D, The Vitamin D Controversy

Posted on 03/26/2015 04:02:09 PM

              Image: Newsweek     Why is vitamin D so important to our health? Quite simply, it directly and indirectly influences most of what happens in our bodies everyday. To understand, you have to shift your think..

Food Therapy

Posted on 03/14/2015 12:28:19 AM

Would you be impress if I told you that you can switch your mood around from being depress to being happy by the foods you eat? Well its true and its called Food Therapy. Many people don’t know that what they are eating can not only affect their body but their emotions and thoughts as well. Ha..

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