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Black Pepper

Do you like to add a little kick to your food with black pepper? If you answered yes to this question…good news….black pepper carries many health benefits to your body. Black peppercorns are dried berries from the Piper Nigrum vine. In the Ayurvedic medicine world, black pepper, known as the “king of spices” has many […]

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Medicinal Mushrooms

Who doesn’t like mushrooms? They are so tasty and can be prepared in so many ways and added to so many recipes…from soups, stews, salads, pizza, burger toppings, side dishes etc. There are so many good edible mushrooms to choose from…button, oyster, portobello, shiitake, cremini, king, enoki, etc. For the purpose of this post I […]

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Beautiful Beets

Purple, golden, candy cane, white and pink…these are the colors of this root vegetable called Beets. I enjoy beets and try to incorporate them into our weekly regime. Sometimes I even add a small beet to my smoothie as it bumps up the nutritional value of my morning elixir. Delicious Beets are full of vitamins, […]

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Broccoli is the best.

There is just no denying it….broccoli is the best veggie for our health. Broccoli has been studied extensivily and there’s no question that it is the most potent vegetable on our plate. Broccoli is a cruciferous vegetable in the family containing cauliflower, cabbage, kale, bok Choy, Brussels sprouts and similar green leafy vegetables. We should […]

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Sugar and Cancer

Sugar is everywhere….in everything you buy that is processed.  There is sugar in foods you never would imagine to contain sugar.  It’s so pervasive, it’s hard to avoid sugar when eating the standard diet.  If it’s not refined white sugar then it’s high fructose corn syrup. Sugar is the BUILDING BLOCK FOR CANCER. I’m not […]

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Deodorants and Antiperspirants

Just one more thing that is damaging our health….the daily use of mainstream, conventional deodorants and antiperspirants has a cumulative effect on our health.  Yikes. Many, many studies have been conducted on this topic and the jury is still out but many of the results of these studies are leaning towards the fact that these products are […]

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Powerful Pomegranates

The pomegranate is a powerhouse fruit full of antioxidants and nutrients.  The juice and seeds of the pomegranate are the part that you consume. This fruit is considered a “super fruit” because of all of it’s benefits to your body.  If you could add pomegranate in some form, to your diet every day, you would […]

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Enhance your Health

Most of us are striving to be healthier, to eat better, to get outdoors and enjoy some fresh air, to move more, to love ourselves and honor our bodies. There are many delicious and highly nutritious foods from Mother Nature that can help us with these goals.  Fresh fruit and vegetables in their natural form […]

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Some Cancer Causing Foods You Should Avoid!

Today we are bombarded by chemicals and toxins in our air, our clothing, our homes, our personal care products and our food.  Its hard to keep up to all of the information on what to avoid and what is safe for us to consume. I would like to share just a few things about some foods […]

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The Almighty Carrot!

Carrots have been in our world for over 2000 years. Carrots are the most common root vegetable.  They are inexpensive and very versatile. Carrots have so many wonderful qualities contributing to good health aside from tasting good.  They are sweet and can be eaten raw or cooked and used as ingredients in many dishes from […]

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