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 […]

From the Mat to the Grocery Store

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As yogis, we want to bring awareness into our bodies and minds. In time, that awareness starts to seep away from the mat and into our everyday lives. So how do we eat with awareness in a highly processed world? One of the hardest parts of going green is changing the foods we eat. Food […]

Eating for Migraine Relief

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There are many suggestions on the internet for ways to counteract frequent migraine headaches, but after researching many of them, I found that these suggestions make the most sense. I would at least try what is recommended for about 3 weeks as a test since that is adequate time to know if you feel differently, […]

45 Healthy Holiday Foods for your Table

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Don’t let the holiday season become an excuse for skipping out on cancer-fighting nutrients. Use this list to stock up on in-season produce and other nutrient-rich foods your body needs to stay healthy. Remember to make these foods the biggest part of every meal throughout the holidays — and year-round. Fresh, in-season fruits and vegetables […]

Common Misconceptions of Veganism

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If someone were to have asked me 5 years ago if I would ever consider giving up meat and dairy, I would have tactfully responded with a prompt snicker and, likely a middle finger. I considered the vegetarian, let alone vegan, lifestyle to be strange and goofy. That is based almost entirely on misconceptions I […]

Vitamin B12 -The Forgotten Energy B

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According to Dr. Raymond Weil, as we get older, our bodies don’t absorb vitamin B12 as readily as they did during our younger years. (B12 is found in animal foods — meat, poultry, fish, eggs and dairy products). This decreasing absorption may help explain why brain size shrinks with age and seniors develop problems with […]

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 […]

Crunchy, Whole Grain-y (and Quick) Breakfasts

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How can you tell if someone is a professional recipe developer? If they have a freezer full of cranberries from May to September. That’s because we have to work four to five months ahead to be seasonal when magazines hit the newsstands, which means we’re always in season out of season. Hence cranberries on hand […]

Save A Cow: Choose Non-Dairy Products

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Triplets, quadruplets, sextuplets…. babies, babies, babies! What is going on here with all these multiple births?  Artificial insemination. (AI) something that has been used since the 1950’s–for people, that is. But now I’m not talking about humans. I’m talking about cows. Yes, cows that were meant to carry a baby–one baby, and, very rarely, twins. […]

Homogenization and Your Health

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We’ve all heard the saying “the cream rises to the top” in reference to the idea that something good won’t go unnoticed for long. It is interesting that this saying is still used because it is referencing the way cream performs in non-homogenized milk — something many people have never seen first-hand due to today’s […]