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Power foods to help with weight loss and health

September 2, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  If your goal is to lose weight or prevent weight gain, you must stabilize your insulin, the fat-storing hormone. This is the one hormone we actually have control over and our food choices can prevent unhealthy insulin spikes from occurring. Numerous studies have shown that eating a low carbohydrate-to-protein ratio with […]

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Lemon: the all-purpose cleaner

August 12, 2012

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Lemons are used in a wide variety of food and drink, but we often forget about the cleaning power of this fruit. The low pH makes it antibacterial. The juice consists of about 5 percent acid, which also makes it useful for a variety of household purposes. Lemons and lemon juice are popular additions to […]

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The lovely lemon

February 27, 2012

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by Karen Langston —  Do you ever marvel at the lemon trees growing all across the Valley? Do people pick the lemons and eat them or curse them for making a mess on the ground? Do some ever follow the old adage and make lemonade? Most importantly, do people know the true power of the […]

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Sunscreen you can eat

February 23, 2012

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by Rima Mehta —  Summer is here, and folks are trading the indoors for sunshine and any patch of grass they can find. Some are even seeking more creative and holistic ways to protect themselves from harsh sun exposure. Studies have shown that certain food nutrients can act as a type of sunscreen. While a […]

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