Monthly Archives: March 2015

How dangerous are exercise bands?

I hate exercise bands for two reasons, they scare me and they’re stinky. Most exercise bands have a strong toxic plastic smell that makes me want to fling them across the room. The pink cheap one that goes around my ankles, twists and rolls up my leg, cutting into my skin like a thin frayed […]

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Detox Done Right

The liver does a great job in detoxifying but that doesn’t mean we can’t take steps to aid in the process. We don’t needs fasts, juice cleanses, pills or extreme diets to detoxify effectively. These steps should do the trick: Drink double-filtered water. I buy filtered water and pour it into my Zero water filter […]

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The truth about carbs

People who increase glycogen storage by eating more carbs are resistant to weight gain, but for this to happen you have to be really fit. If you are extremely fit like a tri-athlete, you can eat more carbohydrates and won’t get fat, but don’t go overboard because excess carbs will turn into fat (1).  Another truth is […]

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Should you drink milk?

If you’ve ever wondered if you should drink milk or why milk is not in clear containers“…Light easily destroys riboflavin – which is why milk, a food high in riboflavin, is packaged in opaque containers” (1). But don’t think you have to drink dairy milk, which is a high fat, high sugar (it has naturally occurring […]

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Body Beast Exercise DVD review

Body Beast is a bodybuilding exercise DVD set by the popular Beachbody brand. The workouts are hard, if you choose the right weights. I’m sure people will get good results from consistently following these DVDs but there are so many sets that it gets boring and cumbersome; the other thing I don’t like is that […]

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Why you may decide to stop eating fish

I stay away from farmed fish since those fish swim in cramped dirty waters. We know our oceans aren’t pristine: sewage and oil spills, chemicals illegally dumped…but I didn’t know that trash is another reason wild fish contain toxins. The plastic trash in massive gyres swirling in our oceans are broken down, but are never […]

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Dairy-free & Gluten-free Chicken Enchiladas

We don’t need no stinkin’ cheese! These chicken enchiladas are lower calorie, have no dairy whatsoever, are lower in fat and much healthier than your standard Mexican dishes.   1 pound chicken breasts cut into thin strips Adobo, salt and pepper 8 corn tortillas 1 T cocoa powder 4 washed and sliced green onions 1 […]

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A Paleo Cookbook You Gotta Try!

If you’re looking for a cookbook with delicious, healthy Paleo meals, I recommend The Paleo Kitchen by Bauer & Bryant. There are vegan dishes too, and they’re all gluten and dairy-free. My favorites recipes are the Sun-Dried Tomato Sweet Potato Hash, sweet potato biscuits, Bacon Sweet Potato Hash with Apples & Pears (I used nitrate-free […]

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