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10.15.2014

Whole Grains or No Grains

In case you haven’t noticed, there are two popular diet trends regarding grain consumption happening simultaneously right now. One advises that refined grains should be avoided concluding that carbohydrates found in them lead to weight gain as well other sensitivities. The other advises that whole grains are good for us and “have been a central […]

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9.24.2014

Cultivate Your Sleep

Sleep is vital to maintaining good health and well-being throughout our lives. It is during this time that our bodies regenerate & restore the wears of daily living and to store and sort all the mental data that was inputted during the day. However, if the quality of your sleep is poor, your physical, mental, […]

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8.18.2014

Cook like your life depends on it!

Cooking like your life depends on it is Joshua Rosenthal’s, Founder and Director of the Institute on Integrative Nutrition, main advice to people. As he puts it, “the food we take into our mouth goes into our stomach, where it gets digested and eventually assimilated into the bloodstream. Our blood is what creates our tissues, […]

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7.11.2014

Combat Inflammation through Diet

What is inflammation? Inflammation is the body’s natural healing response; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens – and begin the healing process. As part of the immune response, acute inflammation is normally present in the body at low levels.  A few examples of acute inflammation include acute bronchitis, […]

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6.23.2014

Vegan protein – not just for vegans

It’s a common misconception that if a product is labeled as “vegan,” it only pertains to people who avoid all animal products. Herbivores and carnivores alike can equally benefit from the plentiful nutritious rewards vegan supplements provide, especially vegan protein powders. No matter where your dietary alliance lies, everyone should be aware of all the incredible […]

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6.19.2014

Raw Foods – Not just for Raw Foodists!

If you think raw foods are only for the hard core raw foodist, you are missing out on some very delicious and nutritious treats! Why raw? You might ask. Well, there are many reasons why a person might choose a raw food diet, such as fulfilling ethical, spiritual, and nutritional needs. Independent of those reasons, […]

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4.25.2014

Glowing Skin for Spring – the Natural Way

  Want smooth & glowing skin? Yes? Then an all natural body scrub may be right for you! New cells are constantly being generated within our body and making their way to the surface of our skin. The problem is that the old dead skin cells are that remain prevent the new cells from surfacing. […]

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1.24.2014

Tips for Managing the Ugly “S” Word – Stress

Stress is so much a part of our daily living, that often times we do not even realize how stressed we are until we start to notice some of its damaging effects. While a little of the stress producing hormones can be beneficial and at times necessary — say to meet a deadline or get […]

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1.7.2014

Quench Your Thirst with this New Year’s Resolution

Are you ready to throw your bucket list of New Year’s resolutions out the window for one that is easy yet incredibly powerful? If getting healthy was on your resolution list, drinking more water can certainly have a big impact on your overall health; from improving the complexion by flushing out toxins, boosting the immune system, […]

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10.8.2013

EarthScents 100% Natural Cleaning Products

There are so many “green” cleaning products on the shelves these days, and while many of them get the job done, some people find none of those available to be the right cleaner for their home. People are emerging with an intolerance to cleaners with compositions such as harsh chemicals, so they often reach for […]

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