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Workout Wednesday -The Playground Workout

Summer has finally arrived! After a brutal winter it’s nice to finally enjoy some sunshine and tolerable weather. One of my favorite things about summer is that I can actually get outside for my workouts — running, biking or even a playground workout. Playground workouts have become increasingly popular and for good reason! The only equipment […]

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Win a Sweet Vega Prize Package That You Complete!

  The Contest Has Now Ended…. Thanks for playing, and CONGRATULATIONS to our winners! FIRST PLACE WINNER – Joseph Odell will receive the full Vega Prize Package – plus the Chocolate Coconut Energy Bars he selected. SECOND PLACE WINNERS – Pauline and Steven will receive the Vega product of their choice. THIRD PLACE WINNERS – […]

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How to Avoid Disease-Spreading Insects This Summer

Lyme disease, West Nile Virus, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. Those are just a few of the diseases that can be spread by certain insects. There’s much more to be concerned about besides itchy little bites on your skin. Protecting yourself from these bugs is important for the health of your entire family. Yet you may […]

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Workout Wednesday-500 Bodyweight Workout Challenge

I’m a big fan of bodyweight workouts for a variety of reasons. They’re efficient. It’s possible to get a quality workout in 20 minutes using only your bodyweight. No need to spend hours in the gym. Cardio and strength training…all-in-one! The right combination of bodyweight exercises can give you both the cardio and strength training you […]

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12 Nutrients in Foods That Fight Seasonal Allergies [Infographic]

Some foods can actually trigger your allergies, or make them worse. This is because of something called Oral Allergy Syndrome (OAS).  The proteins in some fruits and veggies are similar to the proteins in pollen that cause hay fever. It’s helpful to know some of those foods that may cause a cross reaction in order […]

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10 Simple Gluten-Free Summer Salads

When it comes to summer, there’s plenty for us to eat. From delicious grilled meat to freshly picked fruit and homegrown veggies, the healthy things we’re able to come up with never seem to end. Summertime is a busy time for most of us, though. From work and social commitments to getting the kids to […]

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Are There Side Effects of Berberine Supplements?

Berberine has several amazing benefits but someone recently asked me, what are the side effects of Berberine? I wasn’t familiar with many so I did some research to find out if there were any. These are the Potential Side Effects of Berberine: One article I found from The Examiner lists things to know about Berberine, including […]

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What to Avoid In Cosmetics if You Have Celiac Disease

  Those of us with Celiac Disease are required to follow a strictly gluten-free diet. Okay. But what about the gluten that could be lurking in products we use daily? What about our cosmetics? This is a question that seems to never have an answer that’s set in stone. However, many Celiacs have reported experiencing […]

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5 Nutrients That Can Help Kids Labeled With ADHD

It’s unbelievable how much power food has. Food actually has the ability to cause diseases or prevent them. If we aren’t getting the essential nutrients we need from healthy foods – our bodies will react negatively. But because everyone’s genetics and biochemical make-up is so unique, what’s considered healthy for you just might not be healthy for […]

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Yeast Overgrowth – Why You Have it & Natural Remedies

It seems everywhere you turn, there’s a commercial or social media post about yeast issues. Yeast is a form of  fungus. Candida albicans is the most common and most recognized fungal infection. For some it can be a minor irritation, but for anyone with a compromised immune system, it can be deadly. There are even […]

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