Prepping for Winter Health – part 1

Prepping for Winter Health…. part 1   There are stages that we go through when the body is trying to defend itself from all the exposures that come along with wintertime. It is the normal state of health to be able to moderate the body temperature with ease and to be immunologically strong even when…

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Prepping for Winter Health – part 2

Prepping for Winter Health… part 2   If there appear symptoms, such as sore throat, swollen glands, and sluggish bowels, then these are signs that the body is not keeping up. The first thing to do is clear the bowel. This is the most common area to cause problems. A colon cleansing product or herbal…

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Roots. Tubers, Cruciferous and Leafy

Eat Your Veggies If you live in a major metropolitan area, you may have greater access to a wide range of VEGGIES.  Vegetables sustain populations around the globe.  Some vegetables have varietals available in diverse climates.  It is always amazing that plants of the same type are so wide ranging.  Some vegetables are unique to…

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Love Your Liver

Of all the organs that could derail your best efforts to eat well and stay active… it’s the liver.  Less than luminous skin, sluggishness in the morning, intolerance for certain foods, cravings for foods you know are best saved for treats, reliance on coffee or sport drinks, lines and dry skin, stiff dry hair and…

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HEALTHY FATS & OILS

There is generally much confusion about what kinds of fats and oils are actually good for us in our diet.  What people eat around the globe varies greatly.  All societies have their favored foods that contain a high fat content.  Fats are good for us.  They form cholesterol in the liver and cholesterol forms a…

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METABOLIC TYPES

There are four main Metabolic Body Types. The metabolic type indicates which organ of the Endocrine System has the greatest influence on the metabolism (ability to convert nutrients and to energy), on the size and shape of the body and on the mind set and emotional priorities of an individual’s constitution.

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FERMENTED FUN!

There is no culture or nation anywhere in the world that misses the boat on fermented/cultured foods. Some use dairy in the form of yogurt, kefir, clabbered milk, butter-milk, soft and hard cheeses. Dairy products are diverse and were originally made in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

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TEA TIME

Since the discovery of the Tea plant (camellia sinensis) the imbibing of this aromatic beverage has created a world of it’s own

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STRETCH YOUR MIND

Our mind is a wonderful thing. BUT….. sometimes we get caught up in thoughts and feelings that make us wish we didn’t have one.

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STRETCH YOUR BODY

Adults have had years and years to unlearn our natural human proclivity. To move and stretch and get involved!

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