Green Tea And It’s Differences

The three types of tea, black, green and oolong all start the same way when cultivated as a bush on the tea plantation. The buds and tender leaves are picked and dried on racks before you are able to buy them to make tea. The teas undergo fermentation processing where enzymes break down the natural…

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How Exercise Fits into Your Health & Fitness

Exercise is so essential to healthy living and does so much for our bodies – mentally, physically and spiritually. There are so many ways to fit exercise in that there are virtually no excuses for not exercising. There is an abundance of scientific evidence showing that exercise can help you age gracefully, get stronger, feel…

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5 Simple Tips for Cutting Calories Daily

cutting calories

Losing weight is no easy feat. It doesn’t matter whether you have 5, 50, or 100+ pounds to lose there’s one common factor when it comes to weight loss. Cutting calories. Here are three basic ‘rules’ to stick to when embarking on a healthy eating and weight loss journey: Make Mindful food choices. Take a step toward…

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Kale: 15 Health Benefits and 8 Delicious Recipes


Guest Post by Jen Miller with Jen Reviews – original article found HERE. I was put off by kale, mostly because it threatened to change my fruity smoothies green. No matter what color it changes your smoothies, if you don’t include kale in your diet, you should definitely start. It is the superfood. It’s even better than spinach.…

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Fueling Body and Mind: Taking the Trash Out

fueling body and mind

We all love tips and tricks, right? Well, obesity is also on the rise! So, how do we enjoy our indulgences and yet still try to remain healthy? Tamara Lechner wrote “Garbage In, Garbage Out: How to Fuel Your Body and Mind” on the Chopra Center website. She wrote as follows: Fueling your body and…

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Simple Recipe Plus News on E. coli

E. coli

Food news – it seems as though there’s something new every day! And, that can be a good thing. The more we learn, the more aware we can be regarding our health. In the Davidson’s Safest Choice newsletter, I came across information about a new E. coli strand, but first we’ll look at the simple,…

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Obesity Treatments by Adjusting Bacteria in Intestines?

Obesity/Diabetes Treatments

Obesity and diabetes seem to be growing cases in recent years. So, if there are possible treatments with a drug simply targeting bacteria in the intestines, imagine the differences that could make! In Science Daily’s article, Adjusting bacteria in intestines may lead to obesity treatments, the studies behind this exact possibility is discussed. A drug that…

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Interactive Food Labels Plus GMO Labelings

Nutrition Labels

We are all becoming more aware of the labels on the backs of food containers. Some of us are better than others at deciphering the nutritional facts and what may be positive or negative about the numbers. Davidson’s Safest Choice posted in their August newsletter about the FDA’s new website tool; it makes nutritional facts labels interactive!…

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Negative Effect of a High Fat Diet Reversed by Gut Microbe Manipulating?

High Fat Diet Reversed by Microbe Manipulation

We all know high fat diets have negative consequences, but have you thought about what it might do to your gut? Science Daily covered this in their article: Manipulating gut microbes may reverse the negative effect of a high fat. Did you know that your gut sends neural messages to the brain to tell it when…

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Improve Obesity-Related Inflammatory Profiles With Plant-Based Diets

Plant-Based Diets

Being a vegan/vegetarian may have more benefits than first thought. Obesity-related inflammatory profiles may improve when those who suffer consume a plant-based diet – as written about on Endocrinology Advisory in the article Plant-Based Diets May Improve Obesity-Related Inflammatory Profiles.   (HealthDay News) — Plant-based diets are associated with improvement in obesity-related inflammatory biomarker profiles, including…

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