Keeping kids healthy going back to school!

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It’s amazing and a little bittersweet to think that in a few weeks the kids will be off to school again or for the first time! With that in mind, what’s the best way to keep kids healthy given the pool of germs they’re going to plunge into when … [Read more...]

The best stuff for us!

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Discover why these ingredients are so good for us! Beets* These cannot be beat for overall detox! They're high in betaine, which is an essential compound for liver health, and their rich antioxidant content boost energy. Eat them raw or even in a … [Read more...]

Bitter is better!

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When you're used to the sweet life, bitter foods can be hard to swallow. But if you are looking for foods that promotes natural cleansing, which in turn can boost metabolism, bitter is better! From aiding in digestion to improving energy, … [Read more...]

Sleep.. I need more.. what about you?

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As we are into the warmer months, our days become longer and much more eventful.  Because more than 40 million Americans suffer from chronic, long-term sleep disorders, it’s important to makes adjustments in lifestyle choices now to help remedy sleep … [Read more...]

Tips to be fit, healthy, and confident!

  Here are a few tips that can help you achieve your goal to becoming more fit, healthy, and confident!   1.       Keep a journal – All too often, we’re so busy during the day that we eat on-the-go or continuously snack on whatever we can … [Read more...]

My path to “electrolytenment”

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It gets hot where I live. It gets so hot that in the middle of the day when you stand a certain way in the yard the sun seems to smite one like the God of the old testament. You lose water and electrolytes just standing there, much less doing some … [Read more...]

The great Sodium debate!

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A recent government report supported lowering intake to 2,300 mg per day, but it cast doubt on whether dropping consumption lower than that would be beneficial. In fact, some reports caution  that a further reduction could raise the risk of negative … [Read more...]

How to stay healthy on vacation

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You've worked hard all year long and now it's time to kick back and take a well deserved vacation! Whether you're planning a road trip with your family, a week long trip to the beach, or just spending time away from home visiting friends and … [Read more...]

Be aware of..

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Your internal clock!  Could your late night snacking lead to weight gain? Blame your ancestors. Ancient humans developed a survival mechanism for times of food scarcity, but that system can lead to significant weight gain today. There are many … [Read more...]

Quick tips on BEEF!

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TIP #1 – Understand “Organic” & “Grass Fed” Beef Classifications - · Organic beef is fed only certified organic grains and grasses, never treated with growth hormones or antibiotics, and given unrestricted outdoor access—is expensive and hard … [Read more...]

Cell phones.. bad for blood pressure?

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Research has found another trigger for raising blood pressure: Talking on your cell phone! Blood pressure readings rose from an average of 121/78 to 130/83 during phone calls. The rise of the systolic (top number) was less dramatic in adults who … [Read more...]

July is Ice Cream Month!

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We work all winter to shed pounds and whip our bodies into shape for summer, but when the stark heat sets in, we’re often reaching for a fatty frozen indulgence.  In fact, one of the most common causes for weight gain during the summer months is that … [Read more...]

Wrinkle Prevention Tips

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Wrinkles. Everyone has them or will get them eventually. They are not necessarily a bad thing, they do add character and a more distinguished look. Just like with anything else, too much of anything is not always a good thing. Plus we need to keep … [Read more...]

Summer Dress Trends

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Summer Dress Trends Nothing says summer like a gorgeous new warm-weather dress. Check out these trends and tips to find the dress you'll love all season: … [Read more...]

Red White and Blue(ish)

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Happy 4th of July everyone! I hope y'all are having a wonderful day :) I thought it might be fun to come up with a list of our favorite Red White and Blue foods. Here are mine: RED *Beets: The antioxidant effect from anthocyanins … [Read more...]