Six Reasons To Love Adult Coloring Books

Coloring for adults When you first think of coloring, you might picture children with bunches of crayons excitedly coloring in books with their favorite cartoon characters. But there’s a growing trend of adults that enjoy coloring. This has brought about the release of more complex coloring sheets and books designed exclusively for adults. Many adults […]

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Are You Eating This Ingredient?

Is the “Natural Flavoring” in Your Food Really from a Beaver’s Butt? You’re probably aware that most modern foods contain flavoring agents that are less than natural and wholesome. What you may not know, though, is that even natural flavorings aren’t necessarily what you think they are. A great example of this is a chemical […]

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Eggs In The Diet

Nutrition in eggs Eggs are a favorite food for many.  Easy to prepare and versatile they can be used for any meal of the day, as a quick protein snack, or incorporated into other foods.  At approximately 70 calories per egg, they are a great source of protein, iron, choline, selenium, biotin, as well as […]

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Do You Need More Iodine?

Iodine is an essential nutrient In order for your body to keep the thyroid functioning properly while maintaining a healthy metabolism you need iodine. This tiny little gland (located in the neck near the larynx) is part of the endocrine system. It is responsible for producing the hormones that regulate your body’s metabolic rate. It also […]

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One Word – Change

It’s the beginning of a new year. As in years past, this shift in the calendar brings up an exercise that I’ve been doing for several years now. I choose one word to be my word of the year. What’s in a word? In previous years I’ve chosen the words Inspire, Focus, Mindfulness, and Balance. As I’ve […]

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