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Your body is begging for fat

April 7, 2014

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Your body is begging for fat by Mary Budinger —  A little secret that doctors do not often tell their patients is that the body’s preferred fuel is fat, not sugar. We have some 100 trillion or so cells in our bodies, and they want to run on fat — good fat. In other words, […]

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Avocados are a healthy choice

November 12, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco — The avocado is a nutrient-dense fruit that offers vitamins, minerals and beneficial plant compounds to help maximize the nutrient quality of your diet. These nutrients include: Mono-unsaturated fats that lower LDL (bad cholesterol) and maintain HDL (good cholesterol) when substituted for saturated fat Folate, one of the B vitamins that […]

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Eating quality whole foods is the ideal diet

July 23, 2013

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by Stan Kalson —  When choosing foods for your family, whole foods are your best value. A carrot grown with chemical fertilizers and sprayed with pesticides is just not the same as a short, fat, ugly-looking, pesticide-free carrot grown with natural compost. Scientific research has proven that pesticides and other petroleum-based chemicals may be dangerous […]

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Tricks to make produce last longer

June 22, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  The following are some helpful hints to make your produce last longer.. Cut the bottoms off of asparagus, put upright in a glass of water, cover with a plastic bag and store in your fridge. Store onions in old pantyhose to keep them fresh for up to eight months. Tie […]

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Juicing vegetables the correct way

April 23, 2013

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by Mary Budinger —  After the award-winning documentary “Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead” became available from Netflix in mid-2011, juicers started showing up in people’s kitchens, big time. In the film, Australian entrepreneur Joe Cross decided to take charge of his health by juicing vegetables and fruits for 60 days. He dropped about 80 pounds […]

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Tart and tangy, and so healthy

April 15, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco — Grapefruit (Citrus paradisi) is believed to have been produced in Jamaica about 300 years ago by the accidental pollination of a pomelo and an orange. It was named for the way the fruit grows in clusters, like grapes. All varieties of grapefruit have no fat or cholesterol and are rich […]

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Six secrets to your best skin ever

September 9, 2012

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by Linda Leibl —  Having worked in makeup, cosmetics and skincare for more than 25 years, I am often asked questions on skincare regimes, systems and basic ingredients. As such, I thought it was time for an article about basic skin products and their application. 1. Cleansing your face — Remove your eye makeup first […]

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Eating in season

August 28, 2012

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by Heather Demeritte —  We have all heard that fiber is beneficial to our health and well-being. But did you know that the average American eats only about 10 grams of fiber, way below the daily recommendation of at least 25 grams? Winter is a great time of year to cook with the fiber-rich, seasonal […]

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Appetizers to the rescue

February 24, 2012

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Having friends and family over is a snap when the menu features an array of mingle-friendly finger foods. For more inspiration, check the Internet, where you can find lots of recipes for delicious dips and snacks — all guaranteed to help get your dinner or party off to a great […]

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