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Blending and Juicing

What is the difference between blending and juicing?   Blenders retain everything from the food.  They take the fiber and pulp and blend it all together. Juicers separate the pulp from the juice and we drink the juice only. When you first start out, juicing is a lot easier and gentler on your body.  Whether […]

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15 Steps to Better Digestion

Digestive health can be easily changed with simple lifestyle adjustments. Do you have constipation, gas, bloating, diarrhea or heartburn? If you answered yes to any of the above mentioned troubles there are simple ways to start changing how you are feeling. Simple Changes 1. More fruit and vegetables, less red meat. 2. More whole foods, […]

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Cleansing – Detoxing

Are you a little tempted to try it? Do you wonder about it? Cleansing has become very popular lately. Popular and controversial. There has not been a lot of research or study on colon cleansing so there is no empirical data or ironclad answer. Some doctors say steer clear because it is unnecessary and dangerous […]

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I like to move it…move it!

You need to exercise.  I need to exercise.  I moved ahead to write this chapter because I have a struggle with myself when I am working on too many exciting things and that is to leave my time in for exercise and fitness.  The problem is, once you quit moving so do our endorphins and […]

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Raw Nutrition – Blending and Juicing

What is the difference between blending and juicing?   Blenders retain everything from the food.  They take the fiber and pulp and blend it all together. Juicers separate the pulp from the juice and we drink the juice only. When you first start out, juicing is a lot easier and gentler on your body.  Whether […]

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Vitamin Vacation

Let this be short discussion about something that is taught by the amazing Hippocrates Health Institute.  They do lots of healing work there… Back to vitamins.   Did you know that you should not be taking them every day for weeks, months and years at a time?  Why you ask? Because over time you become immune […]

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Raw Nutrition: Nuts and Seeds

Great news!  Some fats are actually good. The secret is as long as we don’t eat too much of it. Nut oils are a great source of fat. If you are trying to lose weight, use them very sparingly. If you are trying to gain weight, they will make you feel better. Nuts and seeds […]

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Soy Is Not a Health Food

Soy milk has enjoyed an undeserving health label in recent years.  According to Dr. Mercola, the Chinese have enjoyed the health benefits of soy for centuries.  The difference between the healthy soy that they eat and the soy that we get here in the United States comes down to fermentation.  Fermented soy is good and […]

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Milk-It Doesn’t Do a Body Good

There are still a lot of people who drink milk and eat dairy products even including vegetarians. There are some schools that don’t allow the students to have water in the afternoon unless they drink their milk at lunch. I think that has to be associated with some kind of regulation tied to funding.  Lastly, there […]

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