Monthly Archives: December 2012

What Eating Too Much Sugar Does to Your Brain

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We’re learning more and more these days that what we eat affects how we think. Our brains don’t work well if we don’t eat well. And consuming added sugar, the kind of sugar found in processed foods and drinks, reduces a very important chemical in our brain. Without this chemical “our brains can’t form new [...]

Maintaining Your Body’s Acid/Alkaline Balance

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One of our major nutritional goals for optimum health should be maintaining a proper acid/alkaline balance. It is important that our diet is slightly more alkaline-forming than acid as this is the environment which is most conducive to health and the body’s natural repair process. We are talking about the acid or alkaline ash that [...]

Pumpkin Pecan Granola

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I rarely ever buy store bought granola because it has way too much sugar and fat in it. Touted as a ‘health food,’ it is anything but. This home made granola is so flavorful (almost addictive!) with half the sugar and fat of the store bought stuff. You can eat it by itself as a [...]

Drinking Warm Lemon Water Each Morning

Every morning I begin my day by drinking warm lemon water. Read this article to learn the benefits of incorporating this ritual into your daily routine. Article…