Get Started: Tips for Weight Loss Management

Are you ready for summer? Here are some tips to get you ladies swimsuit ready and you gentlemen beach buffed!!! Small changes such as selecting the appropriate foods; including snacks, hydrating your body, and staying active are great ways to get started. 1. Don’t skip meals. Skipping a meal (especially breakfast) will make you become ravenous, over eat…

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Urban Foraging: The Ultimate in Local Eating (Infographic)

Source: Fix.com Blog

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Diabetes – What’s changed?

It may sound profound, but there’s never a better time to have diabetes. In times past, doctors handed everyone who visited the office a list of what you could and could not eat. Now there is new evidence that significantly altered the one-size fits-all dietary approach to this condition. For example, even though it is better to eat…

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Enjoy Delicious food without counting calories!

Experts from the American Cancer research report say, “Maintaining a healthy weight is the best thing you can do to reduce your cancer risk.” Excess body fat needs to be challenged with a balanced diet and regular physical activity. Fat tissue increases insulin and estrogen, the two hormones that give fuel to the development of…

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Herbs! What The New Science Shows and [Their Healing Benefits]

Herbs have healing power that may ease pain, prevent Alzheimer’s as well as ward off cancer and heart disease. You can find some of these spices in your kitchen cabinet or buy them from your grocery store.  Herbs have been used for hundred of years to heal and scientists are discovering and finding proof to…

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Nature’s Remedies For Health & Wellness

The olive tree originated in Asia and cultivated in the Mediterranean countries for over 3,000 years where much of the olive crop is used to make olive oil. In this process, olives are pitted and ground to a thick pulp. The pulp is pressed to remove the juices, which are placed in a centrifuge to…

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Role of Herbs & Spices on Health & Wellness [Parsley]

Here are a few kitchen hints that you can use from the herb parsley that is plentiful, locally grown and can be purchased from grocery stores, and open air markets but limited on the home front. If you are adventurous you could even plant your own parsley in a pot or in a raised garden bed.…

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Nutrition Tidbits: Drink up!

Drink! Drink! Drink! Drink water. How many people do you know who say they don’t want to drink anything before going to bed because they’ll have to get up several times during the night? You may think and believe that urination during the night is caused from the water you drank late in the evening.…

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[UMAMI!] What is that?

[UMAMI!] WHAT IS THAT? A few months ago, I attended my Professional development Summit and a Food & Culinary Professionals class titled “Where Food, Taste, and Health Collide: Discover the Power of UMAMI!!” The title piqued my curiosity. I immediately checked it out because I wanted to know what it was about, and secondly because a chef presented…

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Winterize Yourself Against Colds and Flu This Year!

Fall and winter blow in a horde of new flu strains, not to mention the common cold and the so-called “stomach flu.” What’s the best way to protect yourself and your family against this year’s onslaught? Winterize—or strengthen—your immune systems by following a healthy lifestyle that includes the right nourishment, regular exercise, enough sleep, healthy…

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