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Why I’m Bananas over Dates

Yes, dating your loved one is healthy for your health, but I am talking about the wrinkly little dried fruit that is oh so sweet! We’re right smack in the middle of the holiday season and this is the time of year that people are hooked on sugar and it’s so hard to get off […]

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Boost your energy with crickets

Shhh…I have a secret to share. I eat bugs! Yes, you read that right. I eat bugs! Before you get all grossed out on me, let me present some fascinating facts. I’ll start with protein. Here’s what Dr. Josh Axe unravels about cricket flour: By dry weight, a single cricket ranges between 65–70 percent pure [...]
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Beat the heat with hydration!

It’s been HOT lately so the topic of hydration couldn’t be any timelier. Hydration is a popular topic in sports nutrition; they need to be concerned that they replenish their electrolytes as so many are lost through sweating.  Hydration is not just important for athletes though; it is important for everyone who gets out in [...]
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PMS prevention tips

How do you feel five to 11 days before your period? Bloated? Irritable? Tense? Anxious? Emotional? Exhausted? Mood swings? Do you get migraine headaches? Do you have insatiable cravings for sweets? If you experience any of these symptoms, then premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is no stranger to you.  Guess what though? I have good news for [...]
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Eat Seaweed for your Health & Sustainability

April 22nd is Earth Day. We should really celebrate Earth Day every day; within our blogosphere, we have decided to celebrate the earth all April long. We will feature several foods that are great choices to make if you care about the earth’s sustainability. Today’s entry is about seaweed. Seaweed is becoming more sought-after than [...]
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Eat right to sleep tight

It’s almost midnight and you are wired; like most nights, you just can’t seem to settle down. What can you do nutritionally to help get some much-needed shut-eye? First things first, avoid caffeine after noon. Your good friend Joe can impede sleep for several hours after consuming it. Don’t forget that chocolate, soda, and several [...]
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