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Spring into Health with Asparagus

Now that it is FINALLY starting to feel like spring (after it just snowed a couple days ago), I feel inspired to do a mini-series on spring cleaning (your body). Let me begin with asparagus. There is no better time to start increasing the seasonal veggies in your diet. It’s time to detox from those […]

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Spring into Health with Asparagus

Now that it is FINALLY starting to feel like spring (after it just snowed a couple days ago), I feel inspired to do a mini-series on spring cleaning (your body). Let me begin with asparagus. There is no better time to start increasing the seasonal veggies in your diet. It’s time to detox from those […]

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Why I Love Olive Oil

It seems like every week, different oils become trendy: flax oil, grape seed oil, avocado oil. These oils certainly have their benefits, but I mostly stick to my time-tested favorite, olive oil. I have blogged about the Mediterranean diet before and how I feel it sets the stage for a heart-healthy lifestyle—olive oil is just […]

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Boost your bone health nutritionally

Worldwide, an osteoporotic fracture takes place every three seconds. One in three American women over the age of 50 will experience at least one osteoporotic fracture in their lifetime. Osteoporosis is far more common in women than in men. You can drastically decrease your likelihood of being diagnosed with osteoporosis through nutritional measures. And these [...]
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Foods from the earth: My favorite powerful plant-based foods

As Earth Month ends, here is my post on some of my personal favorite Foods from the Earth. There has been a ton of research in recent years suggesting the importance of transitioning to more of a plant-based diet; plant-based foods offer the best chance at preventing many chronic diseases. Some plant-based foods are especially [...]
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Foods from the earth: super fruits

Continuing with our foods from the earth theme, let’s take a look at some powerhouse fruits. I’m not referring to bananas, apples, or other common fruits. While the fruits in your traditional fruit bowl are very good for you, try the super fruits I describe below for exceptional energy. Pomegranates We already have an entire [...]
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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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Powerful pomegranates

Pomegranates are one of the top a super foods you can consume; super foods contain an abundance of nutrients with superior health benefits. These red, round fruit are tricky. You don’t want to bite into them; you want to break them open and consume the seeds. I know it’s weird; we’ve been taught to not [...]
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