Tea Time

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Tea is a beverage that enhances our beautiful journey through life and toward great health. Think of tea as your modern-day natural herbal medicine cabinet. These are the basics of your teas, and a good place to start sipping and savoring medicinal teas. Digestive aid: teas containing ginger, fennel,...
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Wellness Works

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“To wish to be well is a part of becoming well” – Seneca The essential components of the basic four food groups are proteins, carbohydrates, healthy fats, vitamins and minerals. Each food group is an important component of a well-balanced diet and vital for strong immunity. When your body...
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Choose Your Beans

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Beans are a wonderful way to add high-quality, plant-based protein to your diet. There are so many beans to choose from such as: adzuki, anasazi, black (turtle), black-eyed peas, chickpeas, garbanzos, cranberry, great north, lentils – brown and french, lentils – red, lima beans, split peas, pinto, navy, mung,...
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Extravagant Eggs

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Eggs are truly a whole food. While there has been some controversy about eggs and how they affect our health, we do know that they are easy to digest and that our bodies are able to absorb the majority of the protein found in eggs. In Chinese culture, it...
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Fabulous Fats and Oils

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Invite Omega-3 essential fatty acids into your diet, they are good for your heart, brain, skin, weight and overall health. Our brain is composed of 60 percent fat, or more specifically fatty acids. They are essential for healthy brain cell. Good fats prevent the accumulation of cholesterol in our...
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Immunity-Boosting Foods

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Help your immune system work effectively by making sure your diet is well-balanced in order to boost and maintain it.   An efficient immune system is the key to maintaining good health. It helps to protect us from cold and from more serious medical conditions. It keeps allergies in check,...
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Taste of Spring

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When spring comes, it is the best time to nourish and cleanse your body, burn fat, and fast. The quickest way to regain health and vitality is to feed your body with balanced nutrition, cleanse your body periodically, and exercise regularly. We all need to lighten up our diets...
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Know Your Greens

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Green is associated with spring, the time of renewal, refreshment and vital energy. Dark green leafy vegetables are the most important group of vegetables to incorporate daily. They contain nutrients and health-supportive benefits. Nutritionally greens are very high in calcium, magnesium, iron and vitamins  A, C, E and K....
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Animal Protein

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 The food we eat affects the way we feel, think and act.   A healthy diet consisting of the right balance of proteins will provide you with the building blocks for a fit and strong body. Protein is vital for strong immunity as it is required to manufacture all...
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