Archive July, 2014


Ear Reflexology

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A Yummy Twist For “healthy” PBJ’s

Here’s a very tasty and healthy twist to the traditional Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich. We’ve seen healthy versions that switch up the traditional peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Swapping “white” bread with whole grain (and now) gluten free bread. Of course organic peanut butter and strawberry preserves made them a bit healthier, but there […]

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Berry Special Summer Fruit

BERRIES! Among summer’s most delicious treats is the abundance of berries! This is the time to take advantage of the super anti-oxidant benefits in blueberries. Fresh strawberries, raspberries, and blackberries are an excellent source of fiber, as well as vitamin C. A single cup of berries was found to top the list of all fruits, […]

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Keep The Squirrels Out of Your Birdfeeders

Let’s face it. If you have squirrels in your area, chances are they will assume EVERYTHING you put out is for them. It is a conspiracy of nature! They don’t know the difference between your so called bird feeder and the squirrel feeder you want them to use. Bottom line is they will choose to […]

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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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Watermelon You Can Sink Your Teeth Into

Can you picture a summer without Watermelon? Neither could we! While doing research I found that apparently there are folks out there that take their watermelon seriously! Did you know there is a National Watermelon Day?? It’s on August 3rd. There’s even a web site dedicated to this seriously popular and versatile fruit.  We found […]

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Cool Off With Pineapple Mint Popsicles

We are smack-dab right in the middle of summer and fresh fruit is everywhere! Be sure to take advantage of shopping at your local farmer’s market and produce section of the grocery store! Pineapples are a favorite of everyone, and these homemade fresh pineapple popsicles with be a huge hit on those hot, muggy summer […]

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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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