Monthly Archives: November 2016

Milk does NO body good

  There are many reasons to remove dairy from your diet: you’ll lose weight, improve your health, reduce lead and pesticide intake (228), and strengthen your bones. You read correctly; stopping consumption of dairy will make your bones stronger. The natural-occurring sugar in milk, galactose, has been blamed for an increase in bone fractures, cancer […]

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Reduce likelihood of Parkinson’s

I was surprised that people can reduce their chances of getting Parkinson’s disease by eating certain foods and avoiding others. This is important because there is no cure for this disease and anyone can become susceptible. The foods to make sure to include in your diet every week are potatoes, tomatoes, bell peppers, and blueberries. […]

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Peel & Eat

We’ve been told to eat the peel of potatoes for fiber and potassium, and the peel of apples due to their anti-cancer properties & insoluble fiber which removes cholesterol from our bodies, but I didn’t know we’re supposed to eat carrot, citrus, and tropical fruit skins (1). Citrus peels have more antioxidants and vitamin C […]

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Acai Fruit Smoothie

Here’s the recipe for my Acai Smoothie 1 cup frozen red grapes 1/2 cup So Delicious unsweetened Almond Milk 1 teaspoon almond butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract without alcohol 1/4 of 1 Acai Roots unsweetened Acai pack If you want to add protein, use a plain protein powder Put all in blender for 22 seconds, […]

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The Case for Coffee

I’ve had people say to me, “I drink coffee…I know…that’s bad.” Coffee is acidic, but if it doesn’t bother you and it makes you feel good, drink it. Coffee has been shown to lift depression; no wonder it perks people up. Just don’t add artificial sweeteners as those have negative neurological effects, such as causing […]

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Why low-carb diets suck

Men and women on low-carb competition diets admit they are cranky and moody and are miserable to be around. What’s the point of looking super lean if you and everyone around you hates you? Low-carbohydrate diets make people depressed, not because they crave them; we are supposed to eat carbs like fruit which are full […]

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Carbs post-workout…will any do?

Some people drink chocolate milk after exercising. A power lifter I know admitted to eating gummy bears at the end of his grueling workouts. A trainer pops chocolate-covered raisins after cardio. Of course you’re going to feel better by refueling with these fast-acting carbs, but eating sugar increases inflammation. Exercise already causes an inflammatory response, […]

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Feeling Blue? Eat this

Eating seven servings of fruit, or eight servings of veggies may correct chemical imbalances in the brain. A person who is depressed can modify his diet by eating less meat and more plant food to improve his mood.  No wonder my vegan fruit smoothies make me happy! Want to lose weight and make healthy foods that taste […]

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