Healing Foods: Turmeric

Healing Foods: Turmeric

Plants foods with their abundance of vitamins, minerals, fiber and phytonutrients have the power to heal our bodies and keep us healthy. In this blog, we focus on one of the golden spices, turmeric, rich in the phytonutrient curcumin.

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Cancer Prevention

Cancer Prevention

Sadly, most of us have experienced cancer sometime in our lives, either personally or through a loved one. The good news is that we can all reduce our risk of cancer by making healthy lifestyle choices. So what do the experts recommend when it comes to cancer prevention? Read on to find out the consensus from the American Cancer Society and the American Institute for Cancer Research.

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Eating Mindfully for Change

Eating Mindfully for Change

Mindfulness is paying attention and being present, not an easy skill to master. Anyone who does mindfulness meditation knows that it takes practice. Bringing that practice to the act of food selection, preparation, and consumption will allow us to identify areas for change that may benefit our health and well being. 

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The Fast Food Fix

The Fast Food Fix

Let’s face it, most of us live busy, hectic lives where finding time to eat can be a challenge. But regular consumption of fast food has been associated with a host of health problems including obesity, asthma, increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, delayed time to pregnancy and risk of infertility. If you find yourself at the drive-through, here are some strategies to make a fast food meal less detrimental.

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In This Day and Age, How Do We Get Back to Normal?

In This Day and Age, How Do We Get Back to Normal?

With all the fad diets, food rules and body expectations that we are bombarded with every day, not to mention #life, it can be easy to lose sight of what is truly important. YOU! Taking care of yourself can take many forms, including truly enjoying the food that you eat.

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