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 Go beyond the salad 

 Go beyond the salad 

 When you think about healthy eating, salads and green vegetables usually come to mind. But how about adding a little more variety to your plan?  Roots like carrots, sweet potatoes, and turnips, are a rich source of nutritious complex carbohydrates. Instead of...

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 Balance Is a Waste of Time

 Balance Is a Waste of Time

“Work-life balance was a mistake from the start. Because we don't really want balance. We want satisfaction.” Matthew Kelly, author  Balance is a sticky subject among many people. We have careers, partners, children, family commitments, charity work, classes, hobbies,...

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The Effects of Bullying on Adolescents

The Effects of Bullying on Adolescents

As I discussed under “My Story” , the bullying I endured while in elementary school set me on an unhealthy path of fad diets that continued throughout my teenage years and into my 20’s. But the bullying didn’t stop after grade school. Despite moving to a different...

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Inflammation – Part 2

Inflammation – Part 2

In last month’s article I discussed what inflammation is and how to tell the difference between acute inflammation and chronic inflammation. Remember that it is chronic inflammation that we want to work to keep out of our bodies. According to inflammation expert Dr....

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Why You Need a Health Coach

Why You Need a Health Coach

Think about your last doctor’s visit. How much time did the physician spend with you? Did you discuss healthy eating or your activity level? How about emotional, mental, or spiritual health? I’m guessing the answer is “no”. Most doctors only have a few minutes to...

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Isn’t Fat Bad For Me?

Isn’t Fat Bad For Me?

 Dietary fat: is it good or bad?  Both. You see, not all fats are created equal.  The Skinny on Fats  Heavily processed, hydrogenated “trans” fats used in prepared, packaged foods can be extremely damaging to the body. They can compromise the cardiovascular system,...

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How Well Do You Know Beans

How Well Do You Know Beans

 Month One Newsletter  “I was determined to know beans.”— Henry David Thoreau, The Bean-Field  How about you? How well do you know beans?  Creamy cannellinis, meaty garbanzos, sweet adzuki, tender pintos, and so many more—beans are one of the most powerful,...

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