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Why I’m Gluten-Free

I just feel better. For the past 15 years, I have dramatically reduced my intake of breads in general. As a result, I’ve been able to maintain my weight and the pain I can get in my arthritic fingers. A … Continue reading

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What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

Please don’t tell me that Genetically Modified (Organisms), GMO, food is bad for me. This would include many wheat, corn and soy products and their byproducts produced in the US. After all, Monsanto, the primary producer of GMO plants assures … Continue reading

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Celery Anyone?

Snacking is a favorite American past time. We snack to socialize. We snack because it’s what we do between meals whether we are hungry or not. Though often we are “hungry” because we didn’t get a satisfying meal earlier or … Continue reading

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Eat Breakfast- It’s a Good Thing-Really!

So what makes a good breakfast? By eating a breakfast higher in protein and fat, I found that my hunger was sustained longer. Examples of this might be whole milk cottage cheese with some berries mixed in or eggs and … Continue reading

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Wheat Belly?

Just over 15 years ago, I made a decision to cut the carbs- primarily wheat- out of my diet by choosing not to have toast and other bread products in my home. I also was intentional about eating more veggies. … Continue reading

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Why We Need to Welcome Fat Back into Our Diets

Did you know that healthy fats, including saturated fat found in coconut oil and butter, are actually GOOD and NECESSARY for your body and are actually building blocks for your cell membranes and hormones, including your sex hormones. Fats serve … Continue reading

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Thinking about What You Eat

   The quality of our life can be affected by the food we eat. Food isn’t just a substance that we consume. It feeds our body and is necessary for our livelihood. Are you ingesting quality fresh foods that give … Continue reading

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