Sickening Sweet – The sugar you consume with beverages!

Sickening Sweet re-posted from Beyond Organic Insider Thursday, October 4th, 2012 The average American consumes 150 to 170 pounds of sugar annually, and many sodas, energy drinks, and coffees add to our sugar overload.There’s no way to sugarcoat the unhealthy sugary mess we’ve gotten ourselves into. For example, in the year 1700, the average person consumed 7…

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Olympic Athletes and Beet Juice?

Each year I grow a garden and hope that my green thumb may appear.  Some years are better then others.  Well this year I decided to grow beets again, in hopes that I could convince my kids that they are a really great tasting veggie.  I learned that beet greens, saute down like spinach and…

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Trans Fat Scam: When “Zero” Doesn’t Mean Zero

Photo is courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control Everyone agrees that trans fat is terrible for you. So why are so many Americans falling victim to the trans fat scam—a hoax that’s leading them to unknowingly consume this harmful substance? Unfortunately, a deceptive labeling loophole approved by the U.S. government allows many companies to market…

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High Quality Seed to Add to your Diet

What Is Quinoa and How Do You Cook With It? Quin-what? Pronounced “keen-wah,” this protein-packed grain is experiencing a moment in the spotlight and showing up on more restaurant menus and recipe sites than ever before. So just what is quinoa and how do you make it? Learn more below. 1. What is quinoa? Quinoa is…

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What to Eat for Breakfast?

Today I found a great article about breakfast cereal choices.  I hope to give you some different breakfast ideas, so NOT to raise your blood sugar levels first thing in the morning. After we sleep for the 7-9 hours a night, we need to break – fast, (breakfast) from our slumber.  So if we put…

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Diabetes Set to Rise to Alarming Rate by 2030

It’s terribly shocking to read this article and learn the facts about how many people will be affected by Diabetes.  My grandmother was blind from Diabetes and I saw first hand how that diagnosis changed her life forever.  Many of my clients are Diabetic and we see such great results in A1C numbers and blood…

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How to Eat Your Way Thru the Holidays

The beginning of the holiday season always seems to start around Halloween. The days are shorter, the weather is colder, and we start to get busier with all of the holiday parties and preparations. However, with all of this going on, it is no wonder that we sometimes get moody, lack energy and pack on…

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Get Your FREE Nutrition Book Here!

This book is a great introduction to the coaching style I use with my clients.  There is no one size fits all way of eating.  Together we will discover what works best for YOU! Learn how to nourish your body and create the life that you’ve been dreaming of by downloading your free digital copy.…

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Did you know it’s National Dessert Day?

I love Sugar.  I confess, I’m a sugar addict.  But, through whole quality balanced eating I have total control over my cravings.  In fact I rarely have any anymore.  This is a learn skilled and one that can be conquered.  This is what I teach and help dis-assemble for people.  For each person it may…

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10 Tips to Avoid Foodborne Illness

10 Tips to Avoid Foodborne Illness Posted on October 7, 2011 by Ansley Fones It is a sorry state of affairs when food contamination has become a regular feature in the news cycle. From tomatoes to spinach to E. coli to Salmonella, the particulars vary, but the take-away is the same: there is something wrong…

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