Healthy Diet

The Sweet Thing about Bitters

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Wednesday, January 8th, 2020
Author:
Writer

Why we need them back in our Diet Bitter flavors tend to deliver the strongest response by the body. Many of us even react  with a shudder when something bitter hits our tongue. Our tongue is loaded with taste receptors designed to analyze the nutrients in food, including those called T2Rs which detect the bitter […]

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Festive Miso Penne for Your Holiday Party

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Tuesday, December 17th, 2019
Author:
Writer

Not all Miso is Created Equally  What is Miso? Miso (pronounced mee-so) is an all-purpose and delicious seasoning for flavoring soups and meats or vegetable dishes, or for making salad dressings, sauces, and spreads made by a traditional Japanese method of fermentation of ingredients resulting in a highly nutritious and versatile food.. Our South River Miso is a […]

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How Much Sugar Is In Your Food? Artificial Sweeteners and 3 Good Sweeteners

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Wednesday, June 20th, 2018
Author:
Writer

Is Sugar to blame for how you feel? Yes, sugar is often primarily to blame for the lack of energy, hunger, stupor, illnesses, and pain.  We, unfortunately, have  gradually acclimated ourselves, to having low energy and pain. We accept it as normal and for a quick fix we take medicine or over-the-counter drugs, rather than looking for […]

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Easy Healthy Chocolate Balls

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Friday, October 13th, 2017
Author:
Writer

Carob or chocolate balls can be made quickly. In a food processor, grind fine: 1 1/4 cup raw unsoaked walnuts A dash of Celtic sea salt (most flavorful and nutritious) Add 10 pitted soft soaked Medjool dates (the sweetener) and grind in food processor until the nut-date mixture sticks together well. Optional: Add 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, mint or cherry extract […]

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Chia Seed Superfood

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Friday, October 6th, 2017
Author:
Writer

A True SuperFood to Lift Your Mood and Energy Level Recently I needed more strength and stamina to make through all I had to do in a day and a week. I was already tired, and I was going to be away from home more than I liked. I was tired of eating nuts and berries […]

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Fermenting Vegetables at Home with Celtic Sea Salt

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Friday, September 29th, 2017
Author:
Deb

With all of the information on the health benefits of probiotics, you may be wondering how best to get them into your system. Did you know that it’s possible to make your own at home? We’re here to give you the scoop on how to do it. We’ve got some background and “how to’s” to […]

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Easy Tip to Add Flavor and Nutrition To Your Diet

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Friday, September 1st, 2017
Author:
Deb
easy tip to add flavor and nutrition to your diet

Whether you eat paleo, vegan or somewhere in between, you can find ways to add more spark, flavor, and nutrition to your foods here with Tonic Supreme. For an incredible boost in flavor, use our apple cider vinegar/ garlic/ onion/ ginger/ cayenne/ horseradish alkalizing tonic liquid, Tonic Supreme, instead of salt or soy sauce for a delicious […]

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More Than Potatoes: What’s Really in Your French Fries?

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Friday, July 28th, 2017
Author:
Tracy

I used to absolutely love McDonald’s French fries. Whether it was the salt they used or the type of oil, I will never know; but what I do know is that every time I ate them, I always wanted more. Even if I got a burger somewhere else, I would still swing by McDonald’s on the […]

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Foods that are Good for Your Kidneys

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Wednesday, August 26th, 2015
Author:
Southern Botanicals
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Kidney function is improved by eating foods that are free of toxins, excess sugar, chemical sweeteners, contaminants, pesticides, herbicides, preservatives, antibiotics, hormones or additives. So processed foods should be minimized. And you need to read labels with care. Use organic foods when possible. If your produce is not organic, you can spray it with a […]

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Insights on Processed Foods From a Formerly Toxic Individual

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Thursday, July 24th, 2014
Author:
Pelak

“The Fresher the Food, the Better it is for You” (including meat & fish). In addition, the less processing a food has been subjected to the more nutritious and beneficial the food will be for you… …The difference between then and now is that his days were filled with physical activity and most of the food he ate came from either his back yard garden or from a farm or butcher shop no more than fifty miles away. The eggs came from his chickens and..

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Canola Oil: Canada’s Dirty Little Secret

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Friday, March 1st, 2013
Author:
Craig

In the last 5-10 years canola oil has practically taken over as the food processing industry’s oil of choice. One can hardly find granola in a health food store without Canola Oil as an ingredient. The same is true for salad dressings and snack foods. Why is this? Is it so superior in health qualities to […]

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What to eat? The big question in healthy dieting

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Monday, February 25th, 2013
Author:
Craig

Is the key keeping things out? If I were a betting man, I’d be willing to bet that all Americans at one point in their lives have considered “going on a diet.”  How could you not?  We live in a world that loves beauty, embraces the idea of living longer, and craves the perfect body. Yet, […]

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