Go Coconut! 12 Ways To Eat Coconut Oil (Coconut Oil Is A MUST!)

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Organic Coconut Oil is a must for a multitude of reasons. I don’t go a single day without using or eating this natural powerhouse. Read: Coconut Oil Continues To Be THE Healthy Choice, written by our Natural Nutrition Advisor, Linda Wolschlager. Enjoy your day!  Always love & healthy choices, Allison Coconut oil is a versatile foodstuff and […]

Turn Your Coffee Habit Into A Healthy Morning Ritual With These 5 Tips

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Besides water, what do you put into your body every single day? For many of us, the only other thing we eat/drink religiously is coffee. And often it is the very first thing that goes into the body after a night of fasting. Many health & wellness gurus would recommend skipping the coffee and starting […]

An Antidote for Rainy, Cold Spring Days – Be Your Own Barista: Cafe Mocha, Pumpkin Laced Hot Chocolate

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Ever since I went to Spain last year, I’ve started to enjoy the occasional cup of coffee. Turns out the reason I didn’t like coffee before going to Spain was that I had only had bitter, instant-style American coffee. Freshly roasted and ground beans taste entirely different — mellow, almost sweet, and needing only a […]

Unravel the Food-Mood Connection to Beat the Blues

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We connect what we eat to our expanding waistlines but have you ever paused to tune in to the food-mood connection? Often we don’t realize the emotional roller coaster ride from our wildly fluctuating blood sugar levels. We feel happy and energetic for a while and then suddenly inexplicably, we find ourselves arguing with our […]

Ode To Coffee

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I enjoyed Dr. John Douillard, DC’s recent article “Coffee! The Good, the Bad, and the Ayurvedic Perspective.” Though the article was well-researched, and definitely serious business, the good doctor left the spiritual benefits of coffee drinking out of his otherwise comprehensive piece, and I’m here to pick up the slack, people. Call me a dreamer, […]

Boost Your Brain Health With Food!

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We eat for many reasons. First and foremost, we need fuel to allow us energy throughout the day. Many of us eat a particular way for the benefit of our heart, our diabetes, our hypertension, our muscles, our weight, etc., however I rarely hear of individuals eating for their brains. The brain controls the body […]

Greener By The Minute: Eco-Friendly Alternatives You’ve Never Thought Of

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A Green Ending Green funerals don’t just mean a woodland burial. Very few people actually know about the green alternatives to steel or hardwood coffins. May private funeral homes present green alternatives to traditional coffins, including wicker caskets and shrouds. Currently, 89 percent of coffins sold are made of chipboard that is manufactured using formaldehyde. […]

Have Fun The First Weekend Of August 5-7!

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Coffee with Oakland County Commission Bill Dwyer Where: Panera Bread, 37611 W 12 Mile Rd, Farmington Hills, MI 48331 Date: August 6, 2011 Time: 9:00am—10:00am Oakland County residents can join Oakland County Commissioner Bill Dwyer at Panera Bread in Farmington Hills today for “Commissioner Coffee Hour.”  If you would like to voice any concerns about […]

Drink a Glass of Health

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You’ve probably heard that you are what you eat. But you are what you drink, too. That’s because drinking lots of fluids can help your body get rid of toxins that put you at risk of diseases like cancer. And, liquids also can help you feel full longer so you eat less. This is good news because […]

All About Fair Trade Organic Coffee

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In our series of posts on coffee, you’ve read about our culture’s obsession with coffee shops and easy-to-use at home coffee makers. You’ve also read the pros and cons of drinking coffee. Now we’re happy to bring you more information on a new popular coffee trend: organic fair trade coffee. Fair trade coffee is coffee purchased […]