Tag Archives: vegetables

To Juice or Not To Juice? That is the Question.

Touted for its powerful detoxification powers, juicing has gained popularity as a way to prepare fruits and vegetables. In fact, most adults don’t consume the recommended daily servings of fruits and vegetables so juicing sounds like a good way to get your 5 to 9 servings. But is it? Perhaps not! The truth of the […]

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Here’s to a Healthier Holiday Season

It’s that time of year again. Holiday parties, family gatherings and lots of sweet treats where ever you turn.  Top it all off with some holiday stress and it’s a recipe for some really unhealthy eating habits for you and your entire family! But there’s good news. With a little thinking ahead there’s a number […]

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Connecting the Dots-The Obesity-Breast Cancer Link

It’s long been known that being overweight increases the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, type 2 diabetes, and osteoarthritis. But did you know that researchers have recently uncovered a clear link between obesity and cancer? It’s true. Being overweight or obese increases your risk of several types of cancers including: […]

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Keeping Kids Healthy and Hydrated!

Summer is in full swing.  Which means soaring temperatures, family vacations and more time playing outside.  It’s also the time of year when staying properly hydrated is especially important. That’s because when we are more active in warmer weather our body’s core temperature raises. To help cool the body we sweat, resulting in a loss […]

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Summer Time Grilling the Healthier Way

Vacation planning, school graduations, and warmer weather – all signs that summer is almost here and the time has come to start firing up the barbeque. But before you pile a mountain of condiments on your hot dog, consider healthier yet still mouth watering, alternatives to your usual platter of burgers.   Think Outside the […]

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Spring into Better Health!

Happy Spring! The time of year and season of fresh beginnings, renewal and cleaning out those closets. Also the perfect time to optimize your body’s own internal cleaning system – otherwise known as your digestive system. Every time you put food or drink into your body, you set in action a chain of events that […]

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Stay Warm and Nourished this Winter

Bring out the hat, gloves, and scarves! It’s winter time and it’s cold!! In fact, here in California were experiencing a major “cold spell”. Frozen pipes and citrus trees are a problem for us, but don’t let the winter cold keep you from eating well. In fact, this is the perfect time of year to […]

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