Category: Week 3

Scrumptious Mac ‘n’ Pimiento Cheese

Put on your seatbelt for this scrumptious mac and cheese recipe, you mac and cheese lovers. This recipe is dynamite because we added superfoods. Yes, you get the over the top flavor plus superfoods. Broccoli is considered a superfood and has long been touted as one of the healthiest veggies because of its nutritional makeup. This superfood is…
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Get Your Kids to Fall In Love With Working Out!

Physical activity increases blood flow to the brain, feeding it with oxygen and learning-boosting nutrients like glucose. In a study, researchers found that 15-45 minutes of exercise before school reduces fidgeting among children by 50 percent. In another study, with different groups of students, the group that exercised the most did the best on tests.…
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Honey Makes Your Allergies Go Away

Tired of sneezing, coughing, and red eyes? Spring has sprung and you must be tired of visiting expensive allergist/doctors/specialists and taking over-the-counter (OTC) drug after drug and incessant visits to the health food store. All this takes time, energy and money. Instead of feeling miserable and resorting to OTC or prescription anti-histamines, try nature’s solution…
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Read Your Stress Away

Have you been feeling down lately? Do you have a book on your nightstand that you’ve been meaning to read? Today is the day to start making progress on that book and boosting your mood. Everyone can benefit from the health benefits of reading. 3 Tips to Read Your Blues Away Listed below are a…
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Stress Effects Your Kidneys

Stress and depression can compromise your internal organs—from your stomach to your brain. They can also have negative effects on your kidneys. One in three Americans is at risk for kidney disease. Stress and depression can increase the risk of kidney disease or exacerbate kidney problems. What Do Kidneys Do? It’s your kidney’s job to…
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Mindful Spring Tips

Are you tired of the gloomy, short days with little sunlight? Are you tired of the heavy, thick clothes? Have you been sequestered in your home for too long? It’s spring! It’s time to open your windows, shed your heavy winter clothes, and get outside because spring is in the air. Here are some Mindful Spring…
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Immune Boosting Lentil Vegetable Soup

This is just what the doctor ordered. With cold and flu season upon us, a bowl of soup packed with immune-boosting ingredients is a great source of healing for your family. Your family will love to sit down to the fall chill with a bowl of warm, nourishing, immune boosting, veggie and protein packed soup.…
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Yoga for Your Pets

Practicing yoga can do your body a world of good. It improves your balance, flexibility, and posture while strengthening your muscles. But doing yoga with your pets, especially your dog, has added benefits that can give both you and your pet a health boost. “Doga” Doing yoga with your dog as your partner is called…
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Preserving Food: a Powerful Ritual

Preserving food is an ancient ritual that remains popular today. This concept is one of the key tenements of Mindful Eating Everyday®. At the end of the growing season I have fond memories of canning everything: cherries, tomatoes, green beans, pickles and corn. We also froze many fruits and vegetables; peaches, corn, peas, and peppers. Many of…
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Gardening Reduces Stress Naturally

Gardening is a physical activity that has numerous health benefits. One such benefit is stress relief, which is great as April is coming and it is known to be  Stress Awareness Month. So, if you are in the need of Eco-therapy (also known as horticultural therapy) this spring, put on your gardening gloves because gardening reduces stress naturally!…
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