Sunday, July 21, 2013

Healthy Home Made IcePops

"You may be more tempted than ever to reach into your freezer for an ice cold popsicle to cool you down during these hot summer mothers, but you might as well just grab a bag of sugar and a spoon..."

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What's In Mustard?

"These days it seems as if mustard is only used as a staple when it comes to dressing hot dogs at barbeques and sporting events or making salad dressings but it really should be used far more than that. Thousands of years ago, mustard seeds were introduced to the world as a remedy for multiple illnesses, not a hot dog flavor enhancer. They only later were grinded into a paste and used as a condiment..."

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Candida: Symptoms

"When you think of yeast, you most likely think of fluffy loaves of bread and delicious pastries. But there is another type of yeast that is hardly as delightful. Candida albicans, or simply Candida is a microorganism in the category of yeast, fungi and mold. While it’s relatively normal to live with small amounts of this yeast in our digestive systems, in some circumstances it can invade into deeper tissues and organs where it doesn’t belong. When the fungus gets that deep, it entrenches itself and produces chemicals that affect cell function causing symptoms that are uncomfortable as well as problems that can potentially become very serious... "

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Sunday, July 7, 2013

Coffee & Your Health - P2: The 8 Ways to Use Coffee You Never Heard Of

After reading this article (, you know that coffee is tremendously healthy, which is probably why you purchased and brewed up a bag immediately. You may think that once you brew your joe, you should just dispose of the used coffee grounds. Hold it! Before you dump those ground beans in the trash, check out how you can further use coffee to your benefit!

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Coffee & Your Health - P1: Coffee & Diabetes

Waking up in the morning can be quite brutal. The last thing you want to do is roll out of your soft, cozy sheets and face the busy day ahead. Luckily, there is one drink the most everyone can count on to slap him or her out of their sleepy state, coffee.

Coffee has been through the grinder when it comes to whether or not the drink is actually healthy but it is safe to say that coffee is the number once source of antioxidants in American’s diets. This may come as a shock to some considering coffee does not get a lot of attention, but when you think about it, there are coffee shops on every corner of every street and on some mornings (Mondays?) there are lines generating outside the doors!

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30 Reasons to Avoid Sugar

ugar has a terrible reputation and for good reason. When ingested in excesses is causes a whole host of issues which include:
1. Sugar can cause diabetes
2. Sugar can interfere with the body’s absorption of calcium and magnesium.
3. Sugar can cause macular degeneration...

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Stevia, The Sales Pitch

Many people are plagued by their sweet tooth. The second they get the slightest bit hungry they make a b-line for the vending machine and press the letter and number combination for the unhealthiest sugar and glaze crusted donuts. Some might even find themselves selecting a “wholesome” peanut butter-chocolate power bar because they think it’s the better option, but unfortunately those “health” bars have been getting far too much positive press when they really should not be...

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Thursday, July 4, 2013

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Denise from Ohio