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Delicious Healthy Sandwich Ideas

With the majority of New Year’s resolutions being to get fit, many think this means the end of nice lunches. The good news is, it doesn’t have to be! We take a look at some alternative sandwich ideas which are also good for you. Before we do that …

The Benefits of Herbs and Spices

After an excellent birthday weekend, I’m sad to report that I left my camera cord for picture upload at my parents’ house, 2 1/2 hours away. So, I will delay blogging about my birthday festivities until I get my pictures up! In the meantime, I had a great …

Diet And Massage During Your Stay At A Health Clinic

It is not uncommon for a person at a health clinic to begin by spending two or three days fasting, or semi-fasting. On a fast, you are allowed only water and lemon juice; on a semi-fast, you are also allowed fruit. Experience Unpleasant Side Effects During Fasting Many …

Is It Healthy? LÄRABAR

The “LÄRABAR is a delicious blend of unsweetened fruits, nuts and spices. Made from 100% whole food, each flavor contains no more than nine ingredients. Pure and simple, just as nature intended.” The first time I ever sampled a LÄRABAR was yesterday. In previous “Is It Healthy” posts, …

Is Skinny Cow Ice Cream Healthy?

What do you think about the health value of Skinny Cow Ice Cream? I realize they are a very popular brand and I know I’ve sampled them a time or two, vaguely remembering that I did enjoy the taste. But regardless of whether they taste okay, is it …

The Advantages of Eggplant for Your Health

How many people routinely think to incorporate eggplant in their diet? Growing up, I was never exposed to this purple vegetable and so it wasn’t something I ever thought to make when I was on my own. I decided to make Eggplant Parmesan while I was in college …

Find out How Healthy A Pretzel Is?

Pretzels. Are they healthy? I get this question A LOT, so I decided to address it on my blog. In my opinion, pretzels have very little to brag about. Even though they are low in fat and relatively low in calories, they are not particularly nutritionally sound. INGREDIENTS: …

Is Vitamin Water Zero Good For Health?

It has two of the healthiest words in the English dictionary listed in its title; Vitamin Water HAS to be healthy for you right? Vitamin Water is the perfect example of how good marketing can provide the illusion of a super hydrating and healthy beverage that will rejuvenate …

Is Yogurt A Healthy Food?

Until I read The China Study a few months ago, yogurt was a daily staple in my diet. Why? Because I enjoyed the taste and felt it was a way to meet my calcium needs. After reading The China Study, my views about dairy changed drastically and I …