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Kale, Brussel Sprouts and Carrot Salad

I tried this recipe from honestcooking.com and adapted my own version…so healthy and so yummy. Ingredients ¼ cup fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons dijon mustard 1 small garlic clove, minced ½ teaspoon sea salt plus more for seasoning 2 large bunches of kale (about 1½ lb. total), center stem discarded 12 ounces brussels sprouts, trimmed […]

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How Much Water to Drink?

Do We Really Need 8 Cups of Water a Day? Ever since I can remember, 8 cups of water a day has been drilled into my head. But what do the experts say? Do we really need to drink 8 cups of water every day? Water is by far the most essential nutrient we consume- […]

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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 Urine pH

I recently wrote a nutrition newsletter called Boost Your Body pH with these Simple Nutrition Tips.  I’ve been testing my urine pH faithfully and I am shocked how low it can get.  Considering that I am a nutritionist and I receive a lot of great food from my Healthy Meal Delivery Service, I would expect […]

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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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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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Milk Dangers

You may not be aware of this, but milk consumption is a very controversial topic amongst the health care community. As a Registered Dietitian, I was initially taught that lower fat dairy products are fine in moderation and are needed for growing children and people with Osteoporosis. Now as a more experienced nutritionist, I never […]

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Foods Causing Cancer

Last year I wrote about Cancer Prevention when my Dad was diagnosed with Prostate Cancer.  After surgery and treatment, I am happy to say that he is doing great.  That newsletter, “Cancer Prevention” is archived on my website.  In the past month, our family has received sad news that two more family members have been […]

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Acid Base Balance

A new hot topic out there is the pH of our body or our acid-base balance. Simply put – If your pH is under 7, this is considered acidic. If your pH is over 7, this is considered basic or alkaline. A low pH or acidic environment is very bad for our bodies and cells. […]

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How to Rid the Body of Toxins

From the minute that we are brought into this world we are exposed to more toxins than you could fathom. Our air and water supply are polluted, which effect the foods we eat daily. Most cleaning agents and plastics around the house are toxic to our bodies. Those silver fillings in your mouth contain mercury […]

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