Archive July, 2013


Uses of Maca

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Foods That Calm Your Nervous System

Modern-day living and all the busy-ness and stress that comes along with it can do a real number on your central nervous system, especially if you are not taking proactive steps to counteract the negative effects on your body. Rather than feed energy and nutrients into your body’s productive systems, an overtaxed nervous system typically […]

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Staying Hydrated in The Summer Heat

It’s the middle of summer (already!) and that means HOT days at the beach or pool, family barbeques,  sports and lots of outdoor activities. Our bodies are about 75 percent water and blood is nearly 80 percent water, so it is necessary to replenish what is lost every day. When we don’t consume enough water our blood thickens, […]

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DIY – Make Your Own Disinfecting Wipes

Here’s a nifty, money saving idea that’s very easy to make. Many commercial disinfecting wipes are expensive and it’s hard to even pronounce the ingredients in them. We found the instructions to make your own! Supplies: Disinfectant – White Vinegar or  ‘Green’ 7th Generation© Xtra Strong Paper Towels Filtered Water Glad® or Ziploc® Plastic Bowl (big enough to fit the paper towel […]

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Get Your SunnySide UP With Flower Eggs!

These will brighten anyone’s morning for sure! Simply slice various colors of Bell peppers, crack an egg in each one, add herbs, flip once and Voilà! A Flower Egg! We Love this idea and thought maybe you would too. Think about the smiling faces you will create with these. Can you think of another ingredient which […]

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TOP 5 Cancer Fighting Foods – Part 2

  One of the easiest and most effective ways to promote good health and to help  protect against cancer is with your diet. The American Cancer society estimates  that one third of all American cancer deaths might be diet-related. The conclusion is  really pretty simple: kick cancer-loving food to the curb; embrace healthful food. The  […]

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Memorial Day is synonymous with the beginning of summer barbecues, hamburgers, potato salad, and ice cream. But does the start of summer mean the end of your healthy diet and bathing-suit ready figure? “It doesn’t have to”, says Lola O’Rourke, a spokesperson from the American Dietetic Association, and she recommends you start by taking advantage […]

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Here’s an interesting and delicious twist for salsa you really must try! Cool and crispy, this spicy treat packs a lot of flavor and only has 16 calories per 1/4 cup! Ingredients 2 cups finely chopped seeded peeled cucumber 1/2 cup finely chopped seeded tomato 1/4 cup chopped red onion 2 Tbsp minced fresh parsley 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded […]

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According to Julie Pech, The Chocolate Therapist they are! Chocolate has always been thought of as a guilty pleasure. If you are counting calories to help shed a few pounds before swimsuit season, the thought of eating chocolate probably seems contradictory. But it may not be as bad for you as you think. It almost sounds too […]

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If you are lucky to be sleeping in on Mother’s Day, you know how a little alone time goes a long way. Breakfast in bed is heaven on earth, especially if it consists of lopsided half-cooked omelets your kids made. It’s essential to take time for yourself and be pampered a little on Mother’s Day. It is also a lot […]

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