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Sowing Seeds of Good Health: Sunflower

When I think about lazy summer days, I think about sunflower seeds.  We’d swim all day at the pool, then rest for an hour or two before it was time to head to the ball park.  Our snacks of choice were Big League Chew (strawberry, please) and sunflower seeds.  Who[…]

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Sowing Seeds of Good Health: Flax

Last week we talked about the wonderful health benefits of hemp seed in our seed series. Now, I realize that I’ve ranked flax as my third favorite in the group, and because of that you might think it doesn’t have a prominent place in my diet. You’d be wrong. Actually,[…]

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Faster Is Better For Weight Loss

No more “moderation” in weight loss—aiming to lose one pound per week. No more giving yourself a long-term goal of 50 pounds in a year. A new study from Stockholm’s International Congress on Obesity says that those who lose three pounds per week are more apt to stick with weight[…]

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Sowing Seeds of Good Health: Hemp

Last week we opened our series on the importance of seeds with chia. Today I wanted to introduce you to my runner-up in the favorites department, hemp seed! Hemp is an amazing plant, good for making rope, jewelry and even diapers. However, this wonder plant isn’t used only for its[…]

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Increasing Sex Drive With Food: P90 Sex

To start this article off I feel it is relevant to borrow a phrase from the MTV generation’s Salt-n-Pepa, “Let’s talk about sex”.  More importantly, let’s talk about how to increase your or your partner’s sex drive by the consumption of various foods. I could use the word libido as[…]

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Eat Your Way to Healthier Skin

As human beings age – especially women – we look for ways to keep ourselves looking younger. Maintaining our bodies shapes with exercise is a great start, but how do we keep the wrapping paper of our body, the skin, looking vibrant and young? The skin is the largest organ[…]

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Eating For Your Blood Type: Type AB

In the previous articles in this series, we looked at how Type As, Type Bs, and Type Os should eat to maintain optimum health. Type AB, you’ll round out the series as the baby of blood types. The entire theory of eating for your blood type is based on the way[…]

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Sowing Seeds of Good Health: Chia

Much is made of the importance of nuts in our diet, and with good reason. Seeds are often left off the list, either as an assumption that we know how to use them, or out of sheer ignorance. I think there are five seeds that are essential to a well-rounded[…]

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Eating Right For Your Blood Type: Type O

At the beginning of this series, we began looking at eating for your blood type, based on Dr. Peter D’Adamo’s book, Eat Right 4 Your Type. His research offers diet plans for each of the four blood types: A, B, AB, and O. In the previous articles, we looked at[…]

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