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Retreat into wellness with celebrity trainer Tosca Reno

Retreat into wellness with celebrity trainer Tosca Reno

Celebrity fitness trainer Tosca Reno has joined forced with Retreats Unlimited and will conduct a series of special workshops highlighting her famed Eat Clean Diet™ beginning April 6–10, 2017 at The Hacienda Altagracia in Costa Rica. This will be followed by additional retreats April 20-24, 2017 at Ocala Ranch, FL; May 6-10, 2017 at Villa Estrella, on the Gulf of …

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Maple syrup: A miracle food

Maple syrup: A miracle food

Recent research out of McGill University in Montreal, Canada has found that maple syrup not only serves to make pancakes more delectable, concentrated extract from North American maple trees mixed with antibiotics may act as a sort of “kryptonite” for disease-causing superbug bacteria, by making them more susceptible to the drugs they have been becoming increasingly resistant to after decades …

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asparagus juice

The joys of asparagus juice

Asparagus lovers rejoice. In case you did not know it, asparagus juice has joined the ranks of fashionable natural health remedies readily available in every kitchen. And while stores such as Whole Foods tried to rip off consumers by charging more than $6 for a jar of three spears in water, the next time you steam asparagus for dinner, you …

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Federal agencies chart safe fish consumption

Federal agencies chart safe fish consumption

Fish is high in many important nutrients, including high-quality protein, iodine and various vitamins, including vitamin D and minerals. In addition fatty fish such as salmon, trout, and sardines are rich in Omega-3 acids that not only serve to help lower blood pressure and ease varicose veins by stimulating blood circulation, it helps to reduce triglycerides while increasing the breakdown …

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Leafy green vegetables

Leafy green vegetables can kabash Coumadin

Nutritionists such as Jill Nussinow, MS, RD, a culinary educator in Northern California and the author of “The Veggie Queen,” may regularly tout leafy green vegetables as “ the No. 1 food you can eat regularly to help improve your health, and guard against diseases such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease. However, patients who regularly take blood thinners to …

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raw white honey

Top Benefits of Raw White Honey Use

Benefits of Raw White Honey The high consumption of refined sugar is widely spread. Although excessive consumption of such foods leads to various health issues, people still include it in their diets exposing themselves to several risks. Thanks to certain natural remedies, you can still have that dose of sweet you need without risking your health, though. According to new …

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Make Any Meal Taste Better Without Sacrificing Healthy Eating Goals

Make Any Meal Taste Better Without Sacrificing Healthy Eating Goals

No one likes to deprive themselves when it comes to food—especially around the holidays. Sadly, so many delicious dishes, seasonal and otherwise, are filled with fattening ingredients that make them taste great. Of course, this makes many of these foods terrible for your waistline. You don’t have to give up eating for pleasure just because you have diet goals, however. …

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How to Eat Badly...While Still Being Good

How to Eat Badly…While Still Being Good

It’s pretty common knowledge that fatty oils aren’t great for your body, or for your waistline. But a new study from the University of Pennsylvania found that oils may be worse than we thought. Studying mice, researchers discovered that common oils—including corn, coconut and olive—may lead to intestinal inflammation and tumors. “We found that specific types of high-fat diets—based on …

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Is Listeria lurking in your freezer?

Is Listeria lurking in your freezer?

Although many people associate listeria with fresh food items, the CDC reports that recent food recalls related to the contaminant have involved more than 350 frozen food products sold under 42 separate brands throughout the US and Canada. These include fruits, vegetables produced as far back as May 2014, with “use by” dates through as far as April 2018. In …

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swapping out rice with crumbled cauliflower

Swapping out rice with crumbled cauliflower

Rice maybe the most widely eaten food on the planet, but those (particularly in the west) who are concerned over their intake of carbohydrates are rapidly embracing a new alternative now being introduced by major manufacturers in the guise of chopped-up or crumbled cauliflower. The trend has already caught on with Trader Joe customers in several areas, where stores report …

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