7 Quick Hydration tips

Hydration is key in the summer, especially over the next few days: Double the amount of water you normally drink, especially if you are outside for extended periods of time and sweating. Please do not substitute

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Detox Your Body for the New Year!

The holiday season can be described as a season of gluttony — we use it as an excuse to eat, drink, and be merry –which in itself is no big deal, but after 3 – 4 weeks of this behaviour,

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Ode to Summer Fruit

Juicy and delicious Dripping down my hand in your glory Taunting and calling me from your basket Glistening with your sugar crystals A promise of good health Shattered with a sugar crash ~A. Earls Thought for the day: Fruit is dessert…it’s not

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Plenty More

My husband and I were gifted a totally awesome cookbook for Christmas, and I had to share it: Plenty More; a completely vegetarian cookbook, by Yotam Ottolenghi. **Admission: I am not a vegetarian, and I am not getting kickbacks or promotion for

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Starting spring right: Doing nothing

What are you up to today? Ticking all of the items on your list? Running 30 errands in an hour? Do you feel pride in being able to do the above tasks, quickly, efficiently, and repetitively? Have you

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How to side-step your self-defeating thoughts

So you’re thinking about adding veggies to your diet. Or starting to truly exercise. Or finally recognizing your relationship with sugar is perhaps slightly more obsessive than you once thought. It’s a very good thing, seeing the ways

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Tough love means you feel better

What happened to the understanding that medicine should not always be convenient or tasty to actually be working? Buckleys’ commercial and the infamous slogan Tastes awful, but it works, was an important part of my

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Getting the good fats in your diet

Recently it has come to my attention that when substituting for the non-​GMO (genetically modified oils) that no one knows what to use in terms of cooking, baking, or just general health. There are so

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