Are You Detoxing Or Dieting – Give It A Month Before You Stop

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Are you ready for a lifestyle change? Are you ramping up your health, or maybe you’d like to shed a pound or two. It’s always good to fine-tune your current health status no matter how healthy you are, and even if your weight is perfect. I want to share a tip for you to use when you are seeking […]

Here’s A Quick, Low Carb Breakfast When You Are On The Run

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Are you always on the run in the morning? Do you skip breakfast because you are out of time to start your daily eating regimen off right? Here is a great quick breakfast idea from The Hullistic Network Kitchen (because we are always on the run): 145 Calories Carbs 14 g Fat 1 g Protein […]

Healthy Valentine Recipe For Your Love Muffins

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Valentine’s Day Strawberry Love Muffins From Slim Pickin’s Kitchen Ingredients 1 1/2 cups 100% Whole Wheat Flour (for a lighter texture use all-purpose ) 1 cup + 2 tbsp unbleached all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon fine-grain sea salt Zest of one fresh lemon 1/2 cup extra virgin […]

Let Your Body Be The Processing Plant

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Imagine a clothing factory. Let’s say it’s a manufacturing plant that makes cotton jackets. The jacket that you are wearing didn’t come together without lots of organized steps, and without lots of different materials. The jacket is awesome, but take a minute to think about all of the individual components needed to make the end product. Your body […]

How To Have A Healthier 2018

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My word for 2018 is prevention. Set your goals to prevent disease, avoid stressful crowds filled with germs, and escape the chaos in your life. If you practice preventative measures in every aspect, you can avoid many illnesses and unpleasant experiences. Follow these 10 basic guidelines in 2018, and let go of the turmoil. Learn to relax, […]

Eat Like A Bird To Stay Healthy

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Most of you know that I live on a wildlife preserve. We have over 400 endangered tortoises and turtles from around the world at our wildlife sanctuary, and we are blessed to have over 70 rare birds from different countries from around the world. Every day at feeding time, I am constantly reminded that all I need in […]

A Zero Calorie Treat For Your Zero Calorie Diet

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Do you like chocolate mint candies? Whether you are watching your carbs, trying to lose weight, or monitoring your blood sugar – here’s an amazing zero calorie treat for a zero calorie diet. And, it only has 2 ingredients. And, it tastes just like chocolate mint candy. My Zero Calorie Treat This recipe is all […]

Try These 4 Easy Steps To Prevent Disease

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Wouldn’t it be nice to learn how to avoid unexpected health problems? Well, if you follow these 4 easy steps, you will discover that you can avoid many health issues. Most of us don’t expect to get sick, and when we do, our health symptoms most likely appear out of nowhere. Why am I sick? you ask. […]

Give Your Body A Break – Take A Multi-Vitamin

A common question I am often asked is “If I eat right, why do I need to take a multi-vitamin?” Logical thought. In today’s world, though, we need to give our bodies a break, and that means that we are making sure we are providing all the essential nutrients and trace elements we need to fight pollution, […]

Avoid The Carbs To Control Blood Sugar Spikes

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A carb is a carb is a carb. It doesn’t matter if it’s a fiber carb or a sugar carb – if your blood sugar is spiking, avoid all the carbs. I know, I know … this isn’t easy because it seems that everything is a carb these days. But, it is easier than you think to avoid […]