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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

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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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Releasing my coffee addiction - a reflection

Has every­one recovered from adjust­ing their clocks for day­light sav­ings? I know I finally have…because that day was the day we decided in our house to release our depend­ence on coffee…cold tur­key. But why you ask? I can

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6 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

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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

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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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