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Probiotics and Your Health

Clinical Research: According to the Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, research has shown probiotics to be helpful in the treatment of many GI issues, poor immune systems, decrease the risk of cancer, and can reduce bad cholesterol.  As you can see, probiotics are great for your gut and overall health! They go into your […]

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Betsy’s Go-To Kale Salad

I used to hate kale but once I learned how to cook and prepare it properly, I now love it!  And of course, we all know that it is amazing for your health – chock full of antioxidants and detoxifying nutrients. Ingredients (Salad): 1 large head of kale, ribbing removed and cut into bite sized […]

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Coffee or Tea

With the cold weather and hectic holidays, many of us turn to caffeinated or warm beverages for comfort and fast energy.  When comparing coffee to tea, it is obvious that tea’s benefits outweigh coffee but there are still many pro’s and con’s to both.  Compared to many sodas, juices and sports drinks, tea and coffee […]

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Non-Meat Protein Sources

Many of my clients have been inquiring about incorporating some vegetarian meals into their daily plan. This way of eating is becoming more popular and for good reason(s). A healthy vegetarian diet is alkalizing for your body, which basically means that it boosts your immune function, helps detoxify your body, and prevents major diseases. Another […]

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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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Being a Healthy Vegetarian

There is a multitude of reasons why people become vegetarians: moral, religious, social, and health concern. While certain health advantages do exist, it is extremely important for anyone contemplating cutting out an entire food group to be conscious of various nutritional depletions. Benefits of a vegetarian diet when properly balanced can include a decreased risk […]

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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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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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