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Vegetables that take the place of starches

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Veggies like zucchini and cauliflower are making their way into our diet as replacements for starchy foods like pasta and potatoes. As keto and other low-carb lifestyles are becoming popular, many people are learning that they don't miss the alternat... Read full article

Apple Cider Vinegar

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The Super Power of Almonds

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Have you ever looked at an almond and wondered how nature packed so much potential into such a tiny food? Almonds are powerful seeds that contain vitamins, minerals, healthy fatty acids and antioxidants. They’re a great source of polyphenols, magnesi... Read full article

Broccoli Rabe

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You’ve seen it at the farmers market: the vegetable that looks like broccoli and kale had a lovechild. Broccoli rabe, also known as rapini, contains all the benefits of both in its leafy bouquet. This nutritionally dense vegetable is a secret super... Read full article

Take a Trip: The Mental and Physical Health Benefits of Vacationing

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Setting aside time to escape the busyness of life may pose a challenge for hard-working moms, but the many rewards are worth every effort! ... Read full article



A Pecan a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

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April is National Pecan Month, and it’s a great time to learn more about this powerhouse of nutrition. The word pecan is derived from an Algonquin word meaning “nut requiring a stone to crack.” Native tribes in the U.S. and Mexico relied on the nut f... Read full article

Green Tea

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Wondering what makes green tea a super food? Green tea is a super food because of its high levels of antioxidants. Catechins are polyphenols (a type of antioxidant) present in green tea that are responsible for its antimicrobial and anti-inflammator... Read full article

Wake Up, Coffee, Lunchbox

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You know how it goes…you wake up, have your coffee, get the kids up and dressed, and you realize, “Oh my gosh, I forgot to pack lunches!” Since they eat a lot, we would like the snacks and lunches to be somewhat healthy. Also the food should be with... Read full article

Give the Gift of a Wellness Retreat this Holiday under $100

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We all know that taking a vacation is good for us. But for whatever reason, Americans tend to take less vacations then the rest of the modern working world.  In a survey of 1,200 full-time employed Americans, Kimble Applications found that 47 percent... Read full article

Did you digest and absorb your lunch today?

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Did you digest and absorb your lunch today? Thank all of your enzymes! Enzymes are needed for any chemical reaction occuring in your body. They are responsible for breaking down molecules to aid in digestion, detoxification and DNA replication. Our p... Read full article