On April 20, 2015 By

Magnesium is an important factor in our diet. Without it problems can arise and because they may be subtle, they can be overlooked. Let me share a little about magnesium and what it does for us.


What does our body use magnesium for? Our body uses magnesium for lots of things like regulating our [...]

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High Blood Pressure

On December 17, 2012 By

High blood pressure affects millions of Americans and it increases your risk of heart attack or stroke. Everyone will experience elevated blood pressure from time to time because this is how we have evolved to adapt to stress. This is caused by the fight or flight response and is meant to help [...]

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Mediterranean Chickpea Stew

On November 6, 2012 By

This is a wonderful heart vegetarian winter soup just packed with nutrition! I love this soup on a cold winter night! I can’t remember where it came from or how it originated, but it is a trusty old one that I can come back to time and again. The onions make it good for your [...]

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Strengthen your immune system for the upcoming cold and flu season!

Colds and Flu terrify households all over. If you are sick you can’t go to work. If the children are sick they can’t go to school and you can’t go to work. If you are sick, who will take care of the kids? If [...]

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I get many questions regarding cholesterol and there seems to be a lot of confusion in this area. Cholesterol is a fat that is both in food and created by your body. The main source of blood cholesterol is the kind that is produced by your own body in your liver. Dietary cholesterol has a [...]

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Stress Management Tips

On October 8, 2012 By

When it comes to stress management different things work for different people. Take a few things from this list that work for you and leave the rest. If you know of other things that work for you add them as well. Stress management is highly individual.

1.        Journaling – Writing helps to provide perspective. It is often [...]

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Organic Food on a Budget!

On September 20, 2012 By

Everyone talks about the importance of eating organically, but for many it’s simply out of the budget, and for many they don’t know why it’s so important. It doesn’t have to cost a fortune. Organic food is typically more expensive, but there are ways to cut down the cost if you just know how.

Why [...]

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Migraine Headaches

On September 19, 2012 By

Many people suffer with migraine headaches. Migraines typically affect more women than men, and more often in the 20’s and 30’s. They are generally one sided and have a pounding sensation. Some people report visual disturbances, but this is not universal. Often there is an aversion to light and sound as well as nausea and [...]

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