'Healthy Lifestyle'


10 Glasses of Water a Day

10 Glasses of Water a Day (Photo credit: vanhookc)

By the time you’re thirsty, you’re already dehydrated especially here in the desert.

With the official start of summer and temperatures on the rise, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reminds everyone to rethink your drink and keep hydrated during summer months and throughout the year. “With warmer temperatures and increased …

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fattylivercover

***This is a sponsored post. A copy of Healing Fatty Liver Disease by Raman, Sirounis, and Shrubsole was provided for the purpose of review. No other compensation has been received. All opinions expressed are my own. Now that we’ve got that out of the way…***

A few years ago, as I was dealing with a number of converging health issues, …

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vegetable garden before.

vegetable garden before. (Photo credit: its Gem)

Raise your hand if you attended the Edible Baja Arizona launch party last Saturday. What a happening crowd! What a beautiful publication! The event was held at MOCA which is an amazing venue (my first time). About a half dozen food trucks seduced the hungry throng and a band kicked out some good …

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Vegan Chocolate Fudge.

Vegan Chocolate Fudge. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Check out this website to view where vegan bake sales will be held worldwide with proceeds benefiting people, animals, and the planet.

Lately the topic of veganism has been everywhere including The Ellen Show and my favorite New York Times food writer Mark Bittman is coming with a cookbook called Eat Vegan Before 6

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Bread machine and gluten-free mix

Image by fraise via Flickr

The following article was submitted by Julia Wisniewski who has been living with Fibromyalgia all of her life and works on keeping a less gluten-y diet. She blogs regularly for Bready, the gluten free breadmaker.

To a person afflicted with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, it probably seems as if every delicious food contains …

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It’s a new year and with the starting of a new calendar many folks around the world have all vowed to do one thing: lose weight.

And I saw a statistic the other day that was not all that encouraging for their chances.

Me? While my doctor would love to see that scale go down at my 6-month check-up, I’m …

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Haile Thomas, motivational speaker

Haile Thomas, motivational speaker, photo Ralph Alswang Photographer

10-Year-Old Health Advocate Haile Thomas Earns Standing Ovation at National Childhood Obesity Summit

November 30, 2011 (NEW YORK) – More than 700 private sector, government and non-profit leaders working to combat childhood obesity were brought to their feet yesterday by 10-year-old Haile Thomas as she told the assembled adults  “kids have an …

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vegetables

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Happy Healthy Eating for Father’s Day

I grew up in a household where my father didn’t like vegetables. He mostly erred on the side of caution with fresh tomatoes from his garden, iceberg lettuce, corn on the cob. That was the extent of our veggie eating for many years until canned peas and carrots (which was gross) …

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