All About Juicing

Juicing is a really popular health trend that has become increasingly accessible with the availability of juicing machines or juicers.  A juicer is a popular health tool that is available in more health stores, big box stores, and online. Juicing is often seen as a way to detox the body while giving it the necessary nutrients it […]

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The Case for More Vegetables

Do you eat enough vegetables? It’s possible you’re not getting the daily recommended serving of vegetables. According to a study by the Center for Disease Control, only one in ten Americans eat enough vegetables.  The study was part of the CDC’s 2016 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Systems, which looks at how Americans eat and behave. […]

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As Sweet As Sugar

No getting around it, we Americans have a sweet tooth. Most of us eat the equivalent of 22 teaspoons, approximately 350 calories, of sugar a day.  For those who are trying to lose weight or must watch their blood sugar as with diabetes, too much sugar can be a problem.  Artificial sweeteners are consumed daily […]

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Whole Foods Dining on a 7-Eleven Budget

Eating well often means more expensive food choices. When you’re on a budget, you often forego the organic options for the non organic choice, because organic and fresh produce can come with a much higher price tag than fast food or foods that are packaged and pre-made. This is particularly hard when trying to feed […]

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Demystifying the Açaí Berry

The açaí berry has gained a lot of popularity in recent years. You may have heard it talked about as a super food on different TV shows and online. The açaí berry is marketed as this magical food with promises to save you from ailments. As a non domestic berry, it’s often not sold in your […]

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National Vegetarian Month

October in National Vegetarian Month; a chance to look at vegetarian options and food lifestyles, ending with World Vegan Day on November 1. The North American Vegetarian Society started the month-long celebration in 1977 to bring awareness to ethical eating, health, environmental and humanitarian benefits to not eating meat.   Why try being vegetarian? Going vegetarian can […]

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