My 10 Day Detox Journey

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By: Allison Reynolds It all started Sunday afternoon. After my daughter and I read through the Metagenics 10 day Clear Change booklet over and over we finally felt capable enough to do the grocery shopping to start our journey to better health. We were excited to go through the aisles and look at all of our options. It was fun … Read More

Spring Salad

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This has been one of my favorite dishes to make and enjoy in the spring, as soon as the fresh asparagus appears in the produce section. It’s really simple to make, gluten-free/dairy free, low glycemic load and tastes delicious!! Hope you enjoy! Ingredients 2 ½ tsp. fresh lemon juice ½ tsp. kosher salt 2 tsp. olive oil ½ tsp. pepper … Read More

Staying Warm with Herbal Teas

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By: Dr. Kimberly Roycroft The deep freeze is on! Its weeks like these that make us want to curl up with a cozy blanket beside the fire with a steaming cup of hot chocolate and watch the day pass.  But before you decide to reach for that cup of cocoa think about trying an herbal tea instead.  Herbal teas have … Read More

Fiber for your Health

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The Role of Fiber Early in the 20th century, the refinement of wheat flour became popular and for the first time in history, people in the western hemisphere, especially the United States, were eating white flour products and far fewer whole grains, beans, vegetables and fruits or other sources of dietary fiber. After only a few decades, serious medical conditions, … Read More

Greek your Diet

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Numerous studies have shown the Mediterranean diet, in particular the diet of people in parts of Greece and Italy, to be beneficial for heart health, skin health and mental health. Here are seven ways to Greek Your Diet for longevity and health: Let’s start with the basics: Olive Oil. Extra Virgin Olive Oil is the highest quality, least processed, and … Read More

Healthy School Lunches

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Lunch is an area that you can make a huge difference in your child’s health. Lunch provides them with the nutrition to get them through the rest of their school day. Think about the nutritional requirements for your child’s learning, energy, social and emotional needs. These requirements should be met with …lots of protein rich foods, fruits/vegetables and whole grains. … Read More