Posts Tagged "heart disease"

Clean Up Your Plate!

Posted by on Jul 5, 2015 in Healthy Changes, Just. Eat. Real. Food., Recipes | 0 comments

Clean Up Your Plate!

What if the key to you losing weight, clearing up your digestive woes, having more energy, lifting your brain fog, and managing chronic health conditions was in your control? Well, it actually is! And it’s pretty simple. It’s about changing habits to “clean” up your plate!

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10 Healthy Reasons to Eat Apples Everyday

Posted by on Oct 30, 2013 in Blood Sugar Balance, Digestion, Healthy Changes, Just. Eat. Real. Food., Recipes | 0 comments

10 Healthy Reasons to Eat Apples Everyday

The old Welsh proverb “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” is grounded in current research. Nutritionally, apples are low in calories, providing only 50 calories per 100 grams. An average apple is about 90 calories, rich in dietary fiber (~ 4 grams of soluble fiber per apple), and contains fair amounts of Vitamin C and beta-carotene, two powerful antioxidants. Apples are a good source of B-Complex vitamins and contain minerals such as potassium, phosphorus, calcium and boron. For your health, here’s 10 reasons why you should be reaching for an apple every day: 1)  Blood Sugar...

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Blood Orange Vinaigrette with Spicy Greens

Posted by on Feb 3, 2012 in Salads | 0 comments

Blood Orange Vinaigrette with Spicy Greens

There is nothing tastier to brighten up a meal in the dead of winter than a refreshing orange. Citrus is in abundance in supermarkets right now, but have you tried a blood orange? Grown since the 18th century in China and the Southern Mediterranean regions, blood oranges are now primarily grown in Italy, Texas and California. Along with the usual citrus notes, a  blood orange has an almost raspberry flavor though it is less acidic than most oranges. The anthocyanins – some of the strongest antioxidants available – give this fruit its crimson blood-colored flesh. Other than its...

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Are you a “Processed Person”?

Posted by on Sep 1, 2011 in Just. Eat. Real. Food. | 0 comments

Are you a “Processed Person”?

It’s not up to the government , your parents, your favorite restaurant , or your supermarket to make the lifestyle changes critical to good health. It’s up to you. Educate yourself! Don’t be a “processed person”. My friend, Jeri, has this written in the ‘About’ section of her Facebook page, Hard Core Nutrition for the Prevention of Cancer. When I commented about it, she shared this link with me for the trailer of a documentary entitled Processed People. It literally put shivers up my spine! Do you know that at least 90% of the money Americans spend on...

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Ditch the Table Salt and Switch to Sea Salt

Posted by on Jul 26, 2011 in Blood Sugar Balance, Hydration, Mineral Balance | 0 comments

Ditch the Table Salt and Switch to Sea Salt

Every cell in the body requires salt to function. In fact, salt is needed for countless functions in the body.  Salt . . . helps with nerve stimulation, muscle contraction and expansion, proper functioning of the adrenals, and other biological processes contains magnesium which is important to nerve conductivity, bone density, resistance to heart disease,  producing enzymes, and forming tooth enamel provides chloride which helps produce acid necessary for protein digestion and enzymes for carbohydrate digestion is necessary for proper brain development and growth, especially in the...

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