Take Care of Your Temple

You have one body. It must last the rest of your life, so take care of it! Thanks to Food Matters

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EGGSactly What You Should Know About Eggs!

There is more to eggs than worrying about cholesterol. See how many of these facts you know. 1. White eggs have the same amount of nutrition as brown eggs. Most supermarkets (and farmer’s markets) offer a few different egg color options: white, brown, maybe even light blue eggs from the Araucana chicken. While the colors […]

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How Sugar Causes Weight Gain

Most foods affect the body in different ways. Sugar is one of the main ingredients that can make us fat. Sugar (sucrose) and high fructose corn syrup contain two molecules: glucose and fructose. Glucose is absolutely vital to life and is an integral part of our metabolism. Our bodies produce it and we have a […]

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The Juicy Benefits of Peaches

Who doesn’t love a ripe, juicy peach on a summer day? Many varieties of fruit peaches are grown, but only an expert can distinguish one from another. These varieties, (available May to November) fall into two general categories: Freestone and Clingstone. Freestones are usually preferred for eating fresh or for freezing, although clingstones are usually […]

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Pedicures … A Necessary Luxury

Foot care means more than a coat of polish. Each foot is a network of many sensitivities. There are 26 bones, 33 joints, 20 muscles, and more than 100 ligaments, and each foot has a super-structure of nerve endings numbering in the high thousands. No wonder pedicures, reflexology, and other foot treatments are more than […]

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Black Currant Facts

Incredibly rich in numerous health benefiting phyto-nutrients and anti-oxidants, black currants are one of the popular summer season berries. Currants are native to central and northern Europe and Siberia. The berries look like grapes but they are extremely tart. Because of their tartness they are typically used in jellies and jams. You may also find […]

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Keepin’ It Fresh

Here is an easy way to keep open bags of ingredients such as chocolate chips, powdered sugar, rice, etc fresh! Save the photo and print a copy and tape it to the inside of your cabinet door!  

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Bites

Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup rolled oats 1 1/4 cup dried currants 1/2 cup no-salt-added unsweetened peanut butter 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon   Place oats, currants, peanut butter, vanilla and cinnamon in a food processor and process until smooth and sticking together. Drizzle in 2 to 3 tablespoons hot water so […]

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Summer Eggplant

Easy to grill, eggplant is flavored here with a chili powder rub and served with a sprinkle of fresh cilantro and garlic. Choose eggplants that are heavy for their size and have a nice, smooth skin. If you use white eggplants, peel them first. Ingredients: Cooking spray to coat grill 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 […]

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An Alkaline Body is a Healthy Body

Disease cannot grow in an alkaline body!  Eat alkaline for the health of it! Use the chart below to help you gauge the pH level in the foods you are eating.               From HC Wellness Center and Spa

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