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Fish

Lent is upon us and fish is on the table.  Have you ever taken a moment to consider the great health benefits that fish has?  Fish is not only high in protein, but it is also low in fat.  The … Continue reading

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Kombucha

Do you want to have a healthier digestive system?  Try Kombucha Tea. The beverage contains probiotics and antioxidants and is fairly simple to make. The benefits outweigh the mild apple cider vinegar taste it carries. Kombucha is a fermented sweet … Continue reading

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Turkey Tail Mushrooms

I recently came across the supplement “Fermented Turkey Tail” at a vitamin store.  “What in the world is that?” I thought. So I read on to find that Fermented Turkey Tail is a kind of mushroom.  Have you ever seen … Continue reading

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Nightshades

“Nightshade” or “deadly nightshade” are terms you may have heard before. But what are nightshades? Things you cover windows with at night? But how can these be deadly? Well, “nightshades” are actually foods from the family Solanaceae. There are some … Continue reading

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The Power of Oranges

Who doesn’t like a good orange?  An orange with bright orange peel, smooth and shiny skin, and one that is heavy and firm.  Oh so delicious!  Oranges are in season this time of year and can be enjoyed in a … Continue reading

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GMOs

Have you ever wondered what genetically modified organisms are?  The term is out there, and we see it often, but do you know what it really means?  Well, GMOs are organisms in which the DNA has been changed, most commonly … Continue reading

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Dairy

Many of us have been told that dairy is a great source of calcium, vitamin D, and protein, but there are several studies that show how harmful dairy products are to human health and that dairy is not the best … Continue reading

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Got Grapes!

Grapes are so delicious!  This fruit(actually a berry) is easy to transport and has wonderful benefits.  On top of this, grapes are nutritious!  Folate, and vitamins B6, A and C, minerals such as magnesium, calcium, potassium, phosphorus and iron are … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Power

Pumpkins are full of amazing benefits.  The vitamin A content helps to promote good vision, and the fiber content helps in satiety as well as keeping bowels regular.  The phytoestrogens that the seed oil contains helps to lower blood pressure, … Continue reading

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“Diets”

There are many so called “diets” out there.  I think a common misconception is that the term “diet” involves consuming less. But not every diet is all about eating less.  There are some diets that is simply changing the types … Continue reading

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