Is sitting a new disease? And how to burn more calories in our modern world

  I stumbled upon this very interesting article on the TIME magazine blog. I am sure a lot of you out there feel guilt from prolonged sitting throughout the day… I mean…I know I do!! How can we be active … Continue reading

{The Mediterranean Diet: why everyone should do it}

  INTRO: For those of you that follow us on Facebook, you know that we were on vacation. For those who don’t… Shame on you!!! Just kidding…but I’ll let you in on the details. We vacationed in the lovely Mediterranean. … Continue reading

Chia Seeds: Eat like an Aztec

I think any article that aims to talk about Chia seeds has to start with a reference to the iconic little Chia pets of the 90’s to have any sort of credibility. Yup. These are those same seeds that made the … Continue reading

{Juicing kale: a total disappointment but a good juice recipe}

{Juicing kale: a total disappointment but a good juice recipe}

Summary: First time juicing kale and totally disappointed. 3 large kale leaves produced about 2 tablespoons of juice. So sad….and the blueberries, not good for JUICING either!! I had to add 2 pears because these babies really produce juice. The … Continue reading

{Carrot-apple detox juice}

Servings: 4 small glassesYield: 1 L Summary: More than your average detox juice. This is the perfect juice to start your day. The ingredients used have a low glycemic index which means less carbs/sugar content. This helps prevent an insulin spike … Continue reading

Exercise for Better Health: benefits, guidelines & prevention

We’ve all heard this one before. I’ve been hearing it all my life from my parents. “Exercise is good for you honey…” “You have to exercie every day big guy…” And for half of my life I just listened blindly as … Continue reading

{Baby Heirloom Tomato Salad: and a couple of salad dressing recipes}

Summary: I want to share a little secret with you. I’ve recently become addicted to eating grape tomatoes…They are bite size, juicy and sweet…which makes them a perfect addition to any salad. This time I decided to go with a … Continue reading

{A new year’s detox guide: how it works, what to do, what to buy & what to eat}

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Re-set and undo the holiday damage and begin this year with a truly clean start. The Holidays are a lovely time of year…Lots of parties, lots of food and drinking, lots of everything. Holidays sometimes feel like a time of … Continue reading

A Thanksgiving Health Survival Guide

Hello readers…I would like to take the time to bring you some surprising facts about Thanksgiving and how you can stay away from making some of the most common eating mistakes! The holidays are a great time of celebration, of … Continue reading