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Bringing In Spring With Spring Rolls!

March 20th was the first day of spring! You might have felt the crisp fresh air on your skin, and maybe even have seen many beautiful flowers blooming. These are all signs that spring is HERE! Welcome the liveliness of spring with LIVE food! Make these delicious and light Spring Rolls with a group or on your own. They are …

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Roasted Granola

Roasted Granola

Mmmmm … I can smell the granola roasting in my oven. Sweet and savory, almost finished and ready to be the “cheery on top” of my yogurt. I have been reading a lot about sugar lately. Not just sugar, but glucose to be exact. Glucose is what cancer “feeds” on inside the body. So many people who have cancer are …

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Twelve Tips to Boost Your Immune System

Winter has arrived, and with it a plethora of  stomach viruses, colds, flu and bronchitis. The best offense is a good defense. Keeping your immune system strong is one of the best ways to stay well. Twelve Tips to Boost Your Immune System Drink half your body weight in ounces of pure water every day (up to 100 ounces unless …

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Five Ways To Take Charge Of Your Health

A few years ago, I discovered that my body wasn’t responding well to the same ol’ slap-it-to-me prescriptions for my recurring sinusitis, bronchitis and strep throat. Since I had built up a tolerance for those drugs, they just weren’t working for me anymore. I started wondering about all the residual effects the drugs were having on my body, and if …

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Almond Cinnamon Flour-less Cake

Each month that I share a recipe, I’m starting to notice a pattern: they are all sweet. (I might have a problem.) Nevertheless, I’ve decided to continue with my sweet streak. Almond Cinnamon Flour-less Cake Ingredients: 4 large eggs, whites and yolks separated, brought to room temperature 1 1/2 cups almonds, toasted and ground in a blender 1/2 cup honey …

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Berry And Nut Quinoa

Sometimes you get home and you just want something fast to eat that is delicious and nutritious. Quinoa, pronounced “keen-wah” is  an ancient Inca seed that has grain-like properties. If you haven’t tried it, you MUST, and if you have, you know why it is AMAZING. It takes less time to cook than rice and is just as satisfying. It …

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Interview With Strength Stack 52

A Note from Special Features Managing Editor, Jenna Ditsch: I’ll make a confession. I’ve tried to make myself like working out for many, many years, and the bottom line is: I just don’t like it! It’s not that I haven’t been able to find activities that I enjoy. My issue is the time, and often financial commitment, that comes with …

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20 Weight Loss Tips

January has arrived, and if you are like most people, you are wanting to shed those pounds you picked up from eating way too much during the holidays. Maintaining your balanced weight is as much about living a balanced life as it is about what you eat. Here are 20 tips to start your year off right, and balance your weight …

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3 Tips For Solo Exercise

Need to work off the holiday food? Have you been too busy to hit the gym?  Try these 3 fitness routines and get a jump-start on the January resolutions. When workout buddies are not available, you can still find fun in fitness. We can quickly get unmotivated to work out alone. At this point in our lives, we may not …

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Overcoming Depression During The Holidays

Depression can occur at any time. Sometimes it is due to external circumstances, but sometimes it can be related to our health. With winter coming on—plus the holidays—this can be a time when many people experience symptoms of depression.   Symptoms of depression: A change in appetite or weight. Inability to sleep, disturbed or excessive  sleep. Restlessness or feeling “slowed …

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