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Red is the New Green

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Weight loss, improved digestion, and more. We often associate green with health and nutrition, but what about red? I have one specific rich-colored veggie in mind that you simply must add to your weekly menus. It’s tasty, versatile, and, of course, as nutritious as can be. Can you guess? It’s one of the most regenerative foods for your body—beets! It’s hard to keep up with their ever-expanding list of benefits, Read More

The Most Underrated Fruit of Summer

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Don’t overlook the most nutrient dense pick. I consider this fruit to be the most underrated fruit of summer. Can you guess what it is? It’s not papaya, it’s not mango, it’s not an orange, it’s not even an exotic fruit, like carambola… it’s… KIWI. This small fruit has big health benefits—and appears on the 15 least pesticide-contaminated list from the Environmental Working Group. This means that while it’s always Read More

Bile: A Whole Body Connection

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You simply can’t be healthy without it. The thyroid is a small butterfly-shaped gland located just below the larynx—and it plays a profound role in the behind-the-scenes of your health. Ladies should especially take note, as issues with this critical gland impact women eight times more often than men. The health of your thyroid isn’t something that should be taken lightly. Problems have been linked to obesity, depression, brain fog, Read More

When Life Gives You Lemons

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Learn why this citrus should never be a throwaway garnish. Whether it’s the finishing touch on a beautifully designed dish at your favorite restaurant or sitting on the rim of your favorite celebratory sip, garnishes are often cast aside. If you’ve been filing lemons in this category, stop right there. This delightful citrus should actually be regarded as a staple. You’re about to appreciate lemons as much more than a Read More

Reclaim Your Skinny Gut Over the Holidays

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The 16 Super GI Cleansers Thanksgiving is less than a week away…November 27th will be upon us in no time. Besides the pleasure of spending time with beloved family and friends, and expressing gratitude for our many blessings, there’s something else to look forward to…bountiful food! Americans consume nearly 740 million pounds of turkey every Thanksgiving. And, that’s on top of the plethora of other traditional (and generally carb-laden) side Read More

Get “Good to Go” For Thanksgiving

Fiber can be a blessing for holiday digestion. Thanksgiving’s just around the corner, and besides the joy of spending time with beloved family and friends, and expressing gratitude for our many blessings in life, there’s something else to look forward to…food, and lots of it! Americans consume nearly 740 million pounds of turkey every Thanksgiving, and that’s on top of the plethora of other traditional (and generally carb-laden) side dishes Read More

Pass Up the Sushi—and Worms

Parasites Cause Liver Cancer. Liver fluke, a dangerous parasite that infects millions of people, is a major cause of bile duct (or liver) cancer in humans. Symptoms include right-upper-quadrant abdominal pain as the liver becomes enlarged and tender. New research at George Washington University shows that this parasite produces hormones that lead to uncontrolled cell growth—or cancer—in its human hosts. Common in undercooked fish and seafood, liver fluke eggs are Read More