Monthly Archives: July 2016

The poison drink & the drink to counteract it

Alcohol is poison. People seem to forget this. Those that consume alcohol increase liver cancer and cirrhosis. Those at additional risk are women who have a drink daily, for example: a 5 ounce glass of wine, and men who have two drinks, such as a beer and one shot of liquor. I have several female friends […]

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A must-have for ingredient for athletes

Long, intense workouts cause stress on the body so it makes sense that athletes get sick often even though they may have low body fat, and low resting heart rates, and eat well. So how do these fit folks protect themselves from getting cancer? Cutting back on exercise is one way, but no one wants […]

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Who’s the exercise freak?

My mom sent me a magazine article titled “Exercising to Excess: Fitness fanatics are wide to heed the notion that less is more.” Not a very subtle message is it? One person’s idea of excessive is another’s picture of ideal. According to researchers who published a paper, titled, “Who Benefits Most from the Cardioprotective Properties […]

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The High-Five Diet is finally available!

The diet book that everyone’s been waiting for is finally available at https://www.thehighfivediet.com/   It took 3 years of research and writing because this is not your typical diet book. The High-Five Diet is a fat loss plan by limiting dairy and high-fat and low-nutrient foods, combined with specific food combination and timing which revs up your metabolism. […]

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Oatmeal “Brownie”Breakfast

Brownies are my favorite treat, but I rarely eat them because I just can’t stop at one. I came up with this healthy breakfast that satisfies my craving for brownies. ½ cup oats 1 cup filtered water 1 level tablespoon of coco powder 1 tablespoon honey ½ tsp vanilla extract 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts   […]

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No one is allergic to strawberries

People can be allergic to everything, right? Wrong! When people had an allergic response to strawberries, it was the pesticides that triggered the attack. Organic strawberries didn’t produce any negative effects in these same individuals. This just reiterates why we must move away from conventional farming practices, and only buy and eat certified organic foods. […]

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Cinnamon-Nut Chia Pudding

If you like tapioca pudding and cinnamon, you’ll enjoy this healthier version with chia seeds. I use honey instead of sugar.   1 cup unsweetened SoDelicious Coconut Milk 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter ¼ teaspoon cinnamon ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract 4 tablespoons chia seeds   Put all ingredients except for seeds in […]

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The pitfalls of competition dieting

  One motivation for someone who signs up for a figure competition, is to lose body fat, but the downside, other than eating meals that are fairly bland and limited, is that these people have less energy, lose muscle, cannot sleep well, and are frequently grumpy. Supplements and fat burners with caffeine cannot replace nutrition […]

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