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5 Strategies for Balancing Blood Sugar, Burning Fat, and Protecting Yourself from Disease »

By Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo, MS, DC, CCN, DACBN So what do excess belly fat, blood sugar imbalance and serious diseases like heart disease, cancer and diabetes have in common?  Poor regulation of insulin, a hormone secreted by your pancreas, appears to be a connecting force. Insulin gets secreted in response to elevation of your blood [...]

Secrets To Saving Time In The Kitchen »

By Jo Stepaniak Chop fresh onion and keep it in the refrigerator for ready use. Have a special glass container with a tight-fitting lid designated for the onion so the smell is contained and does not permeate the refrigerator or your other containers. Chopped onion will keep for 5 to 7 days in the [...]

How To Keep Your Healthy New Year Resolutions »

    The beginning of a new year is exciting and leaves room for new opportunity and growth. It excites us all to think of reaching a health resolution that we set out for the year to come. But rather than succeeding our goal for the year, many people fall short within a matter of [...]

Which Is Better… Vitamins & Minerals From Whole Foods Or Supplements? »

The sale of vitamin and mineral supplements is drastically increasing annually. In 2006 Americans spent $7 billion on supplements in hopes of preventing colds, cancer and other diseases.[i] But are supplements enhancing our diet? Or replacing our natural vitamin intake? Let’s look at both sides of this debate. First, the argument against them… Vitamins and [...]

5 Ways To Multiply Your Income With Your Own Recipe Book »

Do you have your own recipes? If so, creating a recipe book is an easy way to multiply your income. And right here in this blog post, I'll reveal five specific ways to do that… Best of all, you don't need a ton of recipes. Our friend Lisa Books Williams has a mini-recipe booklet with [...]

How to Stay On Track, Kick Coffee, And Be Happier Overall »

Today's tips come from our friend Jinjee Talifero. These tips are part of an incredible 28 day cleanse we'll be telling you about shortly… Exercise: Remind Yourself Why – So You Stay On Track Create your "Why". To stay on your healthy path, you'll want to have a good list of "Why I eat only [...]

7 Ways to Share your Healthy Eating with Family and Friends »

When it comes to healthy eating, do you lack support from your loved ones? Do you feel separate or isolated? If so, this blog post is for you. If you’re like most health conscious people, it took years (or decades) before you had an epiphany that led you to change your diet. Before that point, [...]

Why Raw Fooders Eat Way Too Much Fat & Don’t Realize It »

In his book, Healthy At 100, John Robbins studied the societies that live the longest and remain the healthiest even well past 100 years of age. These societies consume between 15% and 20% of their calories from fat.[1] Respected doctors like Dr. Dean Ornish, Dr. John McDougall, and Dr. Michael Klaper all recommend keeping your [...]

Why and how to get more raw foods into your diet »

Raw foods are very important and very undervalued in our society today. We are living in an industrialized world that makes it cheaper and easier to eat processed foods than healthy foods straight from nature. The best raw foods are fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds that have not been dried, juiced, powdered, or processed. [...]

Beans may help save your life! »

Nutritious, affordable, and delicious. Beans are a popular staple in countries all over the world and to top it all off, they may even help save your life! Beans are a high protein, high fiber food that has almost no fat. The USDA says that diets that include beans may reduce your risk of heart [...]

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