Health

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Food or Foe? The Facts About Allergies

These days, it seems as though everywhere we turn, there is another friend who is lactose intolerant, gluten free, or working one food or another out of their d...
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A Different Demitasse

Step aside, spiced cider … we’re edging out the eggnog, too! It’s time to make a change from those predictable holiday beverages and take it up a notch. Tart, s...
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Easy Homemade Hummus

Once you’ve had it, you’ll never go back to store-bought.   INGREDIENTS 1 15-ounce BPA-free can organic chickpeas 1/2 clove garlic, crushed (adjust...
*SOURCE: THE SELF-HEALING COOKBOOK: WHOLE FOODS TO BALANCE BODY, MIND AND MOODS BY KRISTINA TURNER (2002)

Eating is a Balancing Act

The Macrobiotic lifestyle advocates a number of healthy habits, one of which is yin and yang balance. While the terms can be used in a number of applications an...
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The ABCs of Vitamin D

Vitamins are required to sustain normal cell function, growth and development, and thus are essential to our very beings. One that has been receiving much deser...
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Get the Skinny on High-Protein Diets

We all have that one friend. She's transformed from frumpy to fit & fabulous. We want to know her secret. Chances are she is a die-hard diet fan with a devo...
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Varicose Vanity

Varicose veins can go far beyond an issue of vanity and become positively painful. If you suffer from the ropey, blue bulges, there is good news. Whether your d...
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You Are What You Eat

What if the old adage "You are what you eat" could be taken a step further? The Doctrine of Signatures proposes just that. Dating back to the early 1600s, the w...
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Healthy Plate

In our Shot-glass Salad post and in our Grilled pizza recipe we use foods with benefits beyond the colorful beauty they add to the dish! RADISHES The zesty root...
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Smart Cooking: Is your cookware safe?

Why worry about your cookware? Because it doesn’t make any sense to purchase whole, healthy foods and cook them in toxic pots and pans. While you’re innocently ...