Monthly Archives: November 2011

Sweet Potato Pie

My brother and I both have some food sensitivities and this Thanksgiving I thought I would experiment with a variation on the traditional pumpkin pie. No white flour, no processed sugar, no dairy. Is it possible? Yes! The result is … Continue reading

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Health Tip 5: Curb the Sweets

It is normal to enjoy sweets. Most of us do. The problem is the amount that is eaten. Sugar consumption has gone up steadily over the years. The average amount of sugar eaten per year is about 140 pounds or … Continue reading

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Health Tip 4: Drink Plenty of Water

Our bodies are made up of mostly water and to stay healthy it is important to make sure you drink enough water. Water flushes toxins out of the body, helps your organs function, and generally keeps all your systems running … Continue reading

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Health Tip 3: Focus on Whole Foods

Over the last 50 or more years the availability of processed, ready-made, easy and convenient foods, has grown rapidly. Today people take less time preparing food than ever before. Unfortunately this convenience has taken a toll on our health. Processed … Continue reading

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Health Tip 2: Get and Give Support

It can be stressful to deal with health issues and very hard to make changes in your life or the lifestyle of your family. Communication, love, and cooperation are vital. Sometimes simply letting everyone know what you need can shift … Continue reading

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Health Tip 1: Inform Yourself

Information is invaluable. Because each person has unique food and health needs, no one can know better than you what your food needs are. Taking the time to figure out what your and your families individual needs are, is the … Continue reading

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Healthy Eating for Families

“Today is the first day of the rest of your life.” – Charles Dederich Food affects all of us on many levels. We need it to survive, sometimes it makes us sick, and other times it helps us heal. Sometimes … Continue reading

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