Healthy living

Chocolate Pudding With A Twist

I have some questions for you: do you like bananas? Do you like chocolate? Do you like berries? Do you like chocolate puddings? if you said yes to all of them, then you’re going to adore these two recipes for a delicious but healthier and nutrient rich twist to your favorite dessert. I really like …

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Are You Sacrificing Your Health For Success

In the classic O. Henry story The Gift of the Magi, the wife has beautiful long hair, the husband a treasured pocket watch. She cuts and sells her hair to buy him a watch chain. He sells his watch to buy her a hair comb. Many people make a similarly well intentioned, but ultimately futile …

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When Star Athletes Promote Junk Food.

  When Michele Obama had signed on Beyoncé and Shaquille O’Neal for Let’s Move! campaign, it managed to raise few eyebrows in the world of nutritional research and pediatrics, as they both endorse sodas, which are a major contributor to the obesity epidemic. Now there’s more evidence of how powerful a celebrity — especially a professional …

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Win The War on Cancer

The Bad News: We All Have Cancer One of the most common public misconceptions about cancer is that people assume that if their doctor gives them a clean bill of health, that they don’t have cancer.  Right?  Wrong. The truth is that all of us have microscopic cancers growing in our bodies all the time. …

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Menopause and Weight Gain

“Menopause Does Not Result In Weight Gain”   The most common concerns expressed by many women as they get older is menopause and that how easy it is to gain weight. While individuals vary, the average woman gains about 5-7 pounds. As part of the hormonal changes that come with this period in the life …

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What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Cholesterol

“Eating foods that contain any cholesterol above 0 mg is unhealthy.”- T. Colin Campbell, PhD, author of The China Study. Burgers. Bacon. Cheese fries. What do they have in common (besides being some people’s idea of delicious)? They’re all high in cholesterol.   What is Cholesterol and What Your Doctor May Not Tell you About …

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Fuel your tank for health: Kerosene or Unleaded?

Fuel your tank for health: kerosene  or unleaded? Let me tell you a small story about Joe.  Joe bought a brand new car from his local car dealer. He spent hours waxing, vacuuming, putting leather conditioner on seats and protectant on the dashboard. As he had not read the manual, every week he would fill …

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Why do I get sick?

Why do I get sick?  People, for the Most Part, Don’t Get Diseases – They ‘Earn’ Them ….. Your throat gets scratchy, your nose begins to run, every muscle in your body begins to ache, and the readings on the fever thermometer begin to creep up. The next thing you know, you feel terrible and …

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Transitioning: The Path to Eating a Nutrient Rich Diet – Part I

The main reason why I am so adamant about changing the language we use when it comes to getting healthier or losing weight is this; the language you use determines your approach, and your experience. If you say “I am going on a diet” you are essentially saying that you are going to eat less …

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Thanksgiving, The Basic Day-After Recovery Plan

It’s the day after Thanksgiving. I trust you had a great time. Hopefully it wasn’t too much of a food fest. If you didn’t read up on Thanksgiving on the Nutrient Rich blog, here were two of the posts that you can still benefit from in the post Thanksgiving days. After all, “thanks” giving isn’t …

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