Cream Of Whatever Soup

It’s wintertime and meal planning seems to turn to soups, stews, and casseroles.  For a lot of people that includes taking a shortcut by using some kind of creamy soup as one of the ingredients in their recipe.  Unfortunately while this seems to save time it’s actually not a great idea. What’s in that soup […]

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Antibiotic Weedkiller

  Understanding glyphosate There’s an increasing amount of attention to how harmful glyphosate (the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Round Up) is.  Roundup is not only used as a weed killer, it’s now also being used as a desiccant, to dry crops before harvesting. Currently sprayed on wheat, oats, and beans, Monsanto additionally recommends it for desiccant use on […]

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The Myth Of Weight Loss Programs

A new book is out that accuses Weight Watchers of targeting and tricking women.  (This blog post is not meant to be a dismissal of Weight Watchers alone.  It’s more of an observation of the industry as a whole.) In the article the author of the book shares a couple of sobering thoughts: “I would […]

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Avoid Sugar If You Have A Cold

  I just spoke with a friend, Sarah, who is feeling a little under the weather.  She’s got a bad cold and is generally not feeling well.  She wanted to know if there was anything she could take in addition to orange juice and tea to help her feel better. Where to get your vitamin […]

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Red Curry Squash Gut Healing Soup

I’m excited to share this delicious soup recipe with you. It’s from my friend and colleague Dr. Devaki Lindsey Berkson. When she shared it with me I was so impressed that I asked if I could share it with you and she generously agreed. Not only delicious, this is a fabulous soup that’s good for […]

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Ingesting Essential Oils

Benefits of essential oils As we grow and learn we come across new information.  Sometimes this information contradicts what we learned before. I want to take a moment and share my revised thinking on the use of essential oils.  I believe this update is important and want to not only share what it is, but my research […]

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Is It Coriander Or Cilantro?

Many people may not realize that coriander and cilantro are actually the same thing. An herb that is part of the same botanical family as carrots and parsley. Sometimes it’s even referred to as either Chinese or Mexican parsley. Can you taste it? Coriander and cilantro are actually both part of the same plant. Cilantro […]

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Herbs Boost Nutrition

When it comes to fresh product most of us think fruits and vegetables.  Not everyone remembers to include herbs in that category, however they are a great added source of nutrients.  Herbs boost nutrition because they are a nutrient dense food with vitamins and minerals. Many of them are even a source of anti-oxidants.  Aim for […]

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