Healthy Cooking

The Miracle Drink

 

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In the past year or two the new miracle drink is the smoothie.  There seems to be a smoothie to help with any problem you might have.  The variety is overwhelming.  You can get them in the grocery stores,  at juice bars, at ice ... Read The Rest

A Very Special Mother’s Day Gift

 

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If you’re thinking your Mom or that special woman in your life doesn’t want a kitchen appliance for Mother’s Day, think again. I’m not talking about just another kitchen appliance, I’m talking about the Vitamix.  Every woman would love a Vitamix in ... Read The Rest

What is GMO?

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GMO stands for genetically modified organisms. They have been around since 1996, but are starting to get a lot of press because they are becoming so pervasive in our food system.  It is found mainly in corn, soybeans, sugar beets and canola oil.  The DNA in these and other foods have been genetically altered.  By doing so the food becomes resistant to weed-killing herbicides and ... Read The Rest

A Healthy Brain

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As anyone ages, the most feared aspect of getting older is losing mental capacity.  Another large concern for the older population is depression. Those 65 and older have the highest rate of suicide in the United States.  Heart attacks in older people with depression are 5 times more likely to die.

After all this depressing news, there is something positive we can all do ... Read The Rest

Carb Cycling

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Have you ever tried a low carb diet?  In theory, it would be healthy for you.  But in reality,  most women can’t maintain it.  Especially for women over 40, it is hard to maintain any type of energy. In the beginning it is easy to “just cut out sugar” and you will be encouraged because you will start losing weight.  But after a week ... Read The Rest

More Energy

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Are you feeling more sluggish than usual?  I know the feeling especially since I am getting older.  I have found a Metabolic plan that I would like to share with you.  It is a three-fold plan that includes exercise, meditation and eating right.  This program will help you have more energy, lose weight, and help you manage everyday stress better.

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