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The Stress Mess: How It Messes With Your Health
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The Stress Mess: How It Messes With Your Health

We all have some level of stress, right?   It may be temporary (acute), or long-term (chronic).   Acute stress usually won’t mess with your health too much. It is...
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What helps you to wind down?
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What helps you to wind down?

My usual nighttime calm down routine consists of:  at 9PM all electronics are turned off – phone, computer, etc.   I like to read for a while or write in gratitude...
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Gluten-Free Craze
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Gluten-Free Craze

The gluten-free craze hit a few years ago, but its reverberations can still be felt.  You can find gluten-free items on every restaurant menu, aisles dedicated to gluten-free items in...
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My Favorite Kitchen Appliances
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My Favorite Kitchen Appliances

  Are your kitchen cupboards full of different cooking, mixing and storing gadgets? If so, you aren’t alone. Most kitchens are stocked full of random and most often times unused...
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What oil(s) do you generally cook with?
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What oil(s) do you generally cook with?

In my kitchen I primarily use avocado oil and MCT oil   Extra Virgin Olive Oil is a great option to keep around for dressings and marinades.  Even though they...
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Haven’t Changed Anything in Your Diet But Getting Fatter?
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Haven’t Changed Anything in Your Diet But Getting Fatter?

    You are positive that you're not eating more food or “junkier” food but you're still gaining weight. Is this possible? Yes! You are NOT crazy! And here's why....
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Ever wonder why leafy greens are so good for you?
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Ever wonder why leafy greens are so good for you?

  There are numerous dark leafy greens to choose from such as kale, spinach, arugula, collard greens, chard, turnip greens, the list goes on...   These super-foods are beneficial for...
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Natural remedies for spring allergies
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Natural remedies for spring allergies

  The cold is almost out the door, and the warm weather is approaching. I'm sure you're eager for the blooming flowers and sunny skies -- I know I am....
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Are you a Spring Cleaning type of person?
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Are you a Spring Cleaning type of person?

With Spring knocking at our door, it's almost that time. And I must say - I am READY.   Cleaning and decluttering helps create a sense of confidence as it...
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How to Improve Gut Health
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How to Improve Gut Health

  Hippocrates said, “All disease begins in the gut.”   And while this may not be 100% true for every disease in every person, more and more research shows that...
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5 Healthy Herbs for Cooking
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5 Healthy Herbs for Cooking

Do you use fresh herbs when you cook? Dried herbs are great to keep stored in your cabinets for recipes, but nothing quite tastes as delicious as fresh herbs right...
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Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing
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Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing

  Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing Balsamic vinaigrette is one of my favorite dressings and it's so easy to make. Works not only on salad s bit you can use it for...
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What is Metabolism?
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What is Metabolism?

Do you ever wonder what’s going on with your metabolism?  Do you want to lose weight so you are trying to do things to speed up your metabolism.  Do you feel sluggish and wonder why you are always fatigued ? How does your metabolism play a role in those things?
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How To Stop Being A Victim Of Your Circumstances
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How To Stop Being A Victim Of Your Circumstances

I just finished reading “The Power of TED, The Empowerment Dynamic.”  I found this short, easy-to-read parable quite fascinating.  It was so enlightening that I have been talking to everyone about it.
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What is “Forest Bathing” and Why it is Healthy for You?
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What is “Forest Bathing” and Why it is Healthy for You?

Did you ever notice that after you spend a day out in the woods you come home happier, and more refreshed and sleep better than usual?
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Gratitude Changes Everything
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Gratitude Changes Everything

Before we know it, Thanksgiving will be upon us and we will again be reminded that it is time to give thanks for many things. It seems that being thankful...
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