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Why Take Vitamin D?

Why take vitamin D?

The importance of vitamin D for our health is well established, and until recently no one really had to worry about getting enough.  So, why take vitamin D?  A main source of vitamin D comes from exposure to sunlight, and because of more talk about skin cancer less time is spent directly in the sun, we use sunscreen and more ...

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Healthy Smoothie Basics

Healthy Smoothie Basics

People today are getting more and more health conscious and are realizing that they need to take action to live a longer and healthier life, and nutrition plays a large role in that. But with no time to prepare or cook a delicious and nutritious meal, why not turn to the quickest and easiest meal you can fill your body ...

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Health Benefits of Blueberry Juice

Health Benefits of Blueberry Juice

Blueberries are often referred to as one of the many super foods. Honestly though, what are the health benefits of blueberry juice? Blueberries are high in dietary fiber and vitamin C, but they truly shine in their antioxidant content.   What can antioxidants do for you? Antioxidants are nature’s cancer fighters. There are numerous ones contained in various foods, such ...

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Is Pomegranate Juice Good For You?

Is Pomegranate Juice Good For You?

Pomegranate juice truly is the mystery of the nutritional world. There are many studies currently being conducted about this wonderful little fruit, however; the question remains, is pomegranate juice good for you?   What’s been proven about pomegranate juice?   Not a whole lot has truly been proven through research about pomegranate juice, other than its high content of antioxidants. ...

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Is Carrot Juice Good For You?

Is Carrot Juice Good For You?

Your mother always told you eating carrots would help with your eyesight, right? So is carrot juice good for you? Well, take a moment to sit down and learn “What’s up doc?” and discover exactly why the beverage of choice for rabbits all over the world is also a good choice for you. First, let’s talk about the obvious. That ...

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Cleansing Detox Smoothies

Cleansing Detox Smoothies

Did you know that you achieve a simple cleansing detox by adding herbs to your smoothie?  Even if you feel like you are healthy, drinking cleansing detox smoothies can be a great benefit for your all around health. Would you like to have more energy, better digestion, less bloating, a stronger immune system, beautiful skin and more?  You are going ...

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Pros and Cons of Eating Healthy

Pros and Cons of Eating Healthy

It seems like you can’t go into a supermarket, turn on the television or open a magazine without hearing that you should be eating a healthy diet.  It does appear as though mainstream media is pushing us all to eat a bit healthier on a daily basis.  What exactly are the pros and cons of eating healthy?  Well, read on ...

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Best Vegetables to Grill

Grilled Vegetable Kabobs

Summer is here and it is that time of year to get the grill out and enjoy the fresh vegetables that are coming into season.  The past few weeks, I have had the grill uncovered and we are really enjoying the taste and change of pace by cooking our dinner on the grill.  Are you wondering what some of the ...

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Fun Healthy Snack Ideas Kids Love

Fun, Healthy Snack Ideas Kids Love

Oh no!  School is out and it’s time to find fun, healthy snack ideas kids love and really enjoy.  I’m sure you’re like me and within the first couple days you will be racking your brain to find the most refreshing snacks and cool beverages that are still healthy, tasty and fun. Oh, and let’s not forget, easy and fast ...

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Are Almonds Good For You?

Are Almonds Good For You?

With all the media advertising for almonds being such a great food, many are wondering are almonds good for you? Well, the short answer is a very resounding yes, but exactly why are these wonderful little nuts good for your body? First and foremost, one serving of almonds contains over half of your recommended daily biotin. What, biotin? What the ...

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