Healthy Holiday Snacks

Processed foods are foods that have been altered from their original state. This does not mean that all processed foods are bad. Nuts, fruits and vegetables that are cut, seasoned and packaged for convenience are not necessarily dangerous for your health. Nevertheless, I believe that food in its most natural state is best, not only…

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mom and grandkids

This year will be my second Christmas without my mom. My mom was a saint to say the least and she loved Christmas. My mom would spend weeks planning the day, preparing the food, and praying her four kids, two son-in-law’s, daughter-in-law and six grandchildren would be safe traveling home for her favorite holiday. My…

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Eat Algae

That’s right. If you understand how important a healthy digestive system is to your well being, you might want to consider adding algae to your next salad! It’s called spirulina and it’s ridiculously healthy for you. I first became interested in it because of my research on it’s benefit to digestive health, but that is…

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Focus

Ahh, the ability to be able to focus! It seems to be a lost art these days. It’s like we all have a bit of Attention Deficit Disorder. Whether at work or at home we seem to think we need to multitask. Don’t even get me started about the internet! Software that tracks users clicks…

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Are we having fun yet

When it comes to fun, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind? Exercising? Eating more vegetables and fruits? Or maybe eliminating some bad habits? Okay before you close this webpage hear me out. I must admit that these are not the first things that come to my mind either for the “fun” category!…

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You are what you eat

You’ve heard the saying, “You are what you eat!” I’m sure. But knowing that there are more microorganisms in your body than there are human cells, it may be more accurate to say you are what your microbes eat! Your microbiome is constantly changing depending on its environment. If you change your diet, your microbe…

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More people than ever desire to live life more naturally. They don’t want to exist artificially and synthetically. When health problems arise, rather than take medicines every time that they are not feeling well, people are looking for natural alternatives. This brings us to one of these really “cool” alternatives for digestive problems – peppermint.…

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