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Home cooked meals have plenty of health benefits, but my favorite perk is having a handy little sous-chef! Maddie loves helping me prepare healthy meals.read more
Omega-3 fatty acids are great for your brain and for your heart. Fish are an excellent source of these, among many other vitamins and nutrients, but it's important to make sure you're eating the right type of fish: wild caught vs. farmed fish. The...read more
Most cow's milk has measurable quantities of herbicides, pesticides, dioxins, up to 52 powerful antibiotics, blood, pus, feces, bacteria and viruses. Ewww!!! Almond milk is a great non-dairy milk alternative. It's low in calories and fat, and has a high number...read more
Even puppies can benefit from green shakes! Most fruits and vegetables have tons of fantastic health benefits for dogs, which can help prevent minor to major health issues in the future. In my blender, I just put some water, then some of each: spinach, kale,...read more
The word "meditation" is typically associated in people's minds with some variation of sitting Indian-style with your palms facing up on each knee, thumb touching your middle finger lightly, chanting "ooommmm." A simple form of meditation is actually a fantastic tool...read more
Boost your immune system to fight it off in full force with foods rich in vitamin A, E, and C, minerals selenium and zinc, and omega-3 fatty acids like the ones here (and as always, avoid highly processed foods - they compromise the immune system).read more
Take a look at the labels of your shampoo bottle, your sunscreen, your nail polish, your hair gel, your perfume, your makeup, etc... See that list of ingredients? Some of those words you see probably aren't as safe as you'd think or hope. The Cosmetics Database site...read more
It’s about that time of the week when we look into our fridge and notice the beautiful veggies we bought last weekend are dying. No need to fear! Here’s a great recipe for saving those veggies and giving your body a break from meat.read more
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