Coffee: The Lesser of Two Evils?

The kids kept you up half the night, you had to get up early for a conference call and it’s only 11 am and you’re wondering how you are going to make it through the day. You’ve already had 2 cups of coffee and you meander over to the break room wondering if you should […]

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New and Old Finds at the Natural Foods Expo West 2016

I continue to have a love/hate relationship with the Natural Foods Expo. Being the largest food show in the world with 350,000 square feet of exhibitor space, close to 3000 exhibitors and 100,000 attendees it is more than challenging to navigate the crowds not to mention having to arrive 2 hours before the doors open […]

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Drink Responsibly: Beverage Choices for your Health

The one thing we frequently hear is “drink more water.” Health care professionals say it, magazine articles preach it, and our generation perpetuates this advice. Is there a way to increase your water intake without taking in extra calories, carbs or fake sweeteners? What are your options that provide for variety and health? How can […]

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Kombucha Tea and Maximizing Nutrition for Kids

I put it out there last week to answer burning questions you have.  I only got two but they are ones I think everyone would benefit from. Question 1:  Kombucha? One reader asked about Kombucha tea.   Kombucha was the rave about a year ago which has since calmed down. Kombucha tea contains yeast and […]

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Can We Eat to Starve Cancer? Angiogenesis?

A few months back a cancer researcher named Dr. William Li was on Dr. Oz.  He was talking about a term called angiogenesis, which he defined as the way our body grows blood vessels.  He went on to say that abnormal angiogenesis is a hallmark of cancer. What caught my interest is that he said […]

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Green Tea and Me

If you had asked me 2 months ago if I drink green tea I would have replied:  I only drink black tea and avidly drink a pot a day.  Although I know green tea was better for your health, it was not as appealing to me. All that changed recently when I got a bad […]

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