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12 Health Tips for the 12+ Days of Holidays!

The 12 days of Christmas are realistically more like 60+ days of diet sabotage. Sure, the traditional holiday season starts at Thanksgiving and culminates at New Years, however unhealthy holiday foods are really introduced as early as mid October with fall festivals and Halloween candy.  Add in office parties, cookie swaps and social engagements and a healthy diet is derailed.

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Categories Health

Got Carrageenan? It Doesn’t Do the Body Good!

Do you suffer from gastrointestinal complaints after eating certain foods?  Are you wondering if you are lactose intolerant but then realize the symptoms are still present with non-dairy alternatives or foods that are dairy free? It is possible, and likely, you are experiencing a symptomatic response to the inclusion of carrageenan in your foods.

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Categories Guest Posts, Health

8 Healthy Benefits of Drinking Wine!

They say that an apple a day keeps the doctor away. But what about a glass of wine? There aren’t many pleasures in life that compare to relaxing with a glass of good wine after a long day at the office, and the good news is you can actually benefit from it. Here are some of the surprising health benefits of drinking wine.

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Categories Recipes

Almond Milk Recipe

This past weekend my girlfriend from NY visited me and was telling me that she makes her own almond milk. I’ll be honest, I was SHOCKED.  I thought it was too laborious and much easier to buy an organic packaged version.  She said she thought the same before her friend convinced her otherwise and assured me its was super easy and delicious. She was right!

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Categories Health

Continue with Coconut Oil

Last week, the AHA posted a position statement advising against the use of coconut oil.  The media ran with the negative headline and social media exploded with questions regarding its safety. #coconutoil was even trending on Twitter.  It is time to set the record straight and list the facts on why you should NOT stop using coconut oil and how it is healthy for you! Read More Continue with Coconut Oil