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Foods That Help Prevent Hair Loss

Remember that the best way to keep skin and hair healthy is through your diet. As they say – we are what we eat! If you want luxurious hair, choose foods rich in vitamin A. This important vitamin promotes the production of sebum, an oily substance secreted by hair follicles which protects them fro...

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Cheesy Polenta with Red Peppers for Your Fall Table

One of my favorite fall foods is Polenta. Polenta is made from dried corn kernels that have been ground up. It is cooked until thick and served hot, or cold. Roasted red peppers have a sweet, smoky flavor which is perfect for combining with the mild-tasting Polenta. Red peppers are rich sources of l...

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How a Gratitude Journal Can Reduce Stress

How many of you are participating in the current Gratitude Challenge making its viral debut through Facebook? If you are, I’m sure you are noticing a difference in your mental clarity and overall sense of wellbeing. That’s because when we take a few minutes each day to allow ourselves to feel gr...

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Help For Your Immune System

Kids are back to school and the sniffling, sneezing and coughing has begun already! Take heart, help is on the way! There are a few easy things you can do to quickly beef up your immunity and lose that spring cold. Firstly, take some extra vitamin C. Then eat foods with lots of vitamin C. […]

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Should Diet Soda Be Banned?!

We have been hearing for years that diet soda is bad for us, yet I know several people who still drink several cans daily. YIKES! I’m hoping this blog post will help them make the switch away from soda today. According to a study that was published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, dail...

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Yummy Curried Coconut Chicken

This recipe is from my friend Dr. Mark Hyman's bestselling cookbook "The Blood Sugar Solution Cookbook."  The fat from coconut is very healthy and carries the flavors and aroma of the curry. I love cooking with coconut oil and this is one of my favorite recipes from Mark's cookbook. Ingredients:  ...

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High Intensity Interval Training Is FUN!

Did you ever have one of those days when you want to do so much, but can't figure out how to fit it all in, and end up just feeling discombobulated?! Well, today was one of those days for me. I wanted to get some outdoor exercise, but I also wanted to walk down to […]

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