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Simple Way to Fight off Colds

It’s nearly impossible to get together with any of my friends and their families now because someone is always sick.   I really hate the dreaded cold and flu season.   I have one simple word for you to prevent or treat the cold…FLUIDS. Obviously, drink lots of water (herbal teas count too).  Definitely drink more than […]

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How to Prevent Getting a Cold

It’s that time of year again…the dreaded cold and flu season. For some people, getting a cold or the flu is expected every year, but it surely doesn’t have to be. I could write a whole newsletter on the flu shot, but I’d prefer to focus on proactive nutrition and lifestyle habits that are way […]

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The Benefits of Juicing

Vegetable Juicing 101 Although many people have heard of the wonderful benefits of juicing, few know much about it or where to start. Here is a beginner’s guide to the art of juicing and all it has to offer. WHAT is juicing? Juicing, put simply, is using raw vegetables, fruits, or other fresh ingredients to […]

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Healthy Holiday Family Plan

The holidays are a joyous time, however they can also contribute to unhealthy eating habits. It begins in October with the Halloween candy and never-ending sweets, followed by the rich holiday comfort foods. Come January, we attempt to enforce a strict New Year’s resolution, which finally results in a mental and physical rebellion – a […]

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Boost Your Body pH with these Nutrition Tips

An alkaline diet is not only recommended to drop a few pounds but there are many case studies of people who have used this diet to cure themselves from major disease, like cancer. Luckily, the nutrition principles are easy to learn and follow. Basically, your body pH should be ideally around 7.3, which is slightly […]

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Prevent Getting a Cold

Spring is here and Summer is right around the corner, and although this is not the time when most of us worry about catching a cold, news of the Swine Flu has most people, including myself, paranoid about getting sick.  Luckily, I have very educated friends, family, and co-workers who keep me informed about staying […]

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What Helps the Immune System?

Everyone is talking about the Swine Flu. With all the media coverage, the whole situation sounds pretty scary. There’s also some contagious sinus and respiratory infections being spread right now. Fortunately, there are some key steps that you can take to boost your immune system and prevent the spread of these nasty viral & bacterial […]

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Boost Your Immune System

1. Sleep. Try to get at least 8 hours of sleep a night. Give your body a chance to rest and repair itself from various stresses from the day. 2. Eat at least 5 fruits and vegetables per day. They are excellent in providing essential nutrients, so our bodies have an easier time fighting disease […]

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Healthiest Veggies

It’s no secret that vegetables are good for you. They are packed with powerful antioxidants and phytonutrients for your overall health and immune function. Vegetables are also a wonderful staple for people who are trying to lose weight. They can help fill you up with fiber, but yet they are low in calories and fat […]

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Vegetable Greens: Add to All Meals

When it comes to creating a healthy nutrient-dense meal, I always go for greens.  Leafy greens to green vegetables, raw or cooked, in my smoothie or sauteed with garlic and olive oil, greens are my secret weapon for weight loss.  I grew up in a household where my mother cooked most of our meals, and yes, they usually included […]

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