Nutrition

Quinoa for Breakfast: Delicious and Easy

Nutty Cinnamon Quinoa Quinoa is very popular at the moment and becoming more readily available in grocery stores and health food stores. It’s no wonder everyone seems to be jumping on the bandwagon because it’s a good source of protein, fiber and iron and easily digestible and […]

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Juice Your Way To Better Health with Joe Cross

Fat and Happy or Unhappy? Are you fat? If so, are you fat and happy or are you fat and unhappy? Worse yet, are you fat and sick? Could you have echoed this statement?: “If I’m going, I’m going happy. I’m a happy fat guy.” There are […]

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Are your feelings making you fat?

We know that if we feel overwhelmed by our feelings that our eating habits can be affected. We’ve all dived into comfort foods at one time or another and we may have even binged from time to time. That is known as emotional eating. Eating when we […]

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7 Essential Items For A Healthy Trip

7 Essential Items For A Healthy Trip Staying healthy while traveling is so very important, especially in winter. Having some essential items in your travel bag could help you keep everything in balance so you can have an enjoyable trip. Here are seven of my essential items […]

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Chocolate Covered Coconut Balls. Maine Needhams Remembered

Maine Needhams & A Chocolate Coconut Balls Recipe I grew up in a small town in Maine called Lewiston. Across the river in our twin city of Auburn, a company called Seavey’s made chocolate covered coconut bars called Needhams. I LOVED Needhams. When I moved away it […]

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Easy Balsamic Salad Dressing

The Benefit of Homemade Vinaigrette Making your own vinaigrette salad dressing is a great way to ensure that there is no added High Fructose Corn Syrup in your dressing. HFCS is a very popular, unhealthy ingredient in salad dressings because it is so cheap. It is also […]

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Mixed Greens and Beet Salad

Beets have so many health benefits that I figured it was high time I paid more attention to this root vegetable. Here are just a few health benefits of beets. High in vitamins Great detoxifier Aid to mental health Energy source Aphrodisiac Did I get your attention […]

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Healthy Granola Bar Recipe

Homemade granola bars are a healthy treat to have on hand. But sometimes granola bars can crumble so I searched for a recipe that prevents that. The recipe I settled on is from The America’s Test Kitchen Family Cookbook. They have a specific tip to avoid crumbling […]

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Can’t lose weight? Are you Leptin Sensitive?

Leptin Sensitivity is a very common reason why so many people have trouble losing weight. Much has been written about it. What is leptin? I think Dr. Oz explains it best in his book YOU on a Diet. Dr. Oz calls leptin the “hormone of satisfaction.” “if […]

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Nutrient Dense Food and Air.

Nutrient Dense Foods If you want to improve your health through nutrition eat nutrient dense foods. Foods that energize, and heal. Whole foods, not processed foods. If you are unfamiliar with the term and with the type of foods that are nutrient dense see my post Eat […]

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