The Truth About Food Additives

With today’s constant bombardment of toxins from our air, food, water, beauty products, household cleaners, building materials etc. it is good to know that there are researchers looking out for our health. In the Canadian book “HARD TO SWALLOW….THE TRUTH ABOUT FOOD ADDITIVES”, authors Doris Sarjeant and Karen Evans take the reader through a miriad […]

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Family

I am grateful for having a wonderful family. Being part of a clan of 7 children I grew up with lots of love, lots of laughs and lots of lessons. We are all long out of the nest and living our lives…some with families of our own, some choosing not to have children. We continue to […]

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I Am Grateful

Being aware and acknowledging those things in your daily life that make you grateful is the easiest, most powerful step you can take to better your life. When you live each day with mindful appreciation for things big and small you will discover that the positivity of gratitude breeds true happiness. This post is where […]

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Eating Well For Optimum Health

        Over the past several years I have poured over many, many wonderful books relating to the HEALTH AND WELLNESS field. I hardly ever have the time or the inclination to read fiction anymore. My goal with every book I read is that it is going to educate me just a little bit more on the virtues of […]

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Pad Thai

Ingredients: 2 medium zucchini 1 large carrot, shredded 1/2 cup red onion, thinly sliced 1 cup slivered cabbage (can use bok choy) 3/4 cup chopped cauliflower 3 tablespoons shredded dried coconut Sauce: 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup Juice of l lemon 2 garlic cloves, minced 4 pitted dates, soaked 2 hours 1/4 cup Nama Shoyu […]

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Pau D`arco

Pau d’arco  is the inner layer of bark and foliage from the Tabebui (also known as lapacho), a tree native to the Andes .   In South American folk medicine, lapacho tea (Pau d’arco) has it’s place.  It is said that one Russian czar reached one hundred and thirty years old because he drank one cup of lapacho (Pau […]

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Collard Wrap

This is my sandwich replacement. I really enjoy the fresh, wholesome flavor and living enzyme burst this gives my body. This recipe is quick and easy to make and transports  well if you need to take lunch with you to the office or out on the golf course, which I often do. The collard leaves are […]

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Tumeric

TUMERIC (actually a plant of the ginger family) Tumeric is a powerful healer. It is used as an antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and  liver detoxifier. It is also used for heartburn, bloating and digestive upset.  Tumeric is a natural pain killer used for arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Tumeric is also showing positive results in the treatment of depression and many […]

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Regular Exercise

The human body was built to move. Not just day to day movement. The body requires physical exercise to stay strong in many ways. The muscles need to be challenged to the point of fatigue repeatedly to strengthen them and keep them strong. Treating all of the major muscle groups and the smaller less obvious […]

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My MS Story

My Multiple Sclerosis story: I was diagnosed with Relapse Remitting Multiple Sclerosis in March of 2008. We were in the Southern U.S. for a period of time. I was doing my fitness regime 4 mornings a week. I was noticing some strange things happening to my coordination and leg strength while on the treadmill but just […]

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