Not only does this 4th of July themed salad have all the right colors to celebrate, but it is also packed with antioxidants fresh summer fruit. Thank you Bigelow Tea for this inspiring and beautiful recipe. Ingredients Dressing Ingredients: 1/4 cup brewed Bigelow English Teatime Black Tea (You can brew more and then use some […]
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Before the birth of hand sanitizer in the 1990s, we focused on one way to get rid of germs: hand washing. When done correctly, hand washing is a very effective way to reduce exposure to disease-causing microorganisms. Hot water and soap and twenty seconds of washing—long enough to sing the ABC song or happy birthday […]
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It's Twitter Party Time! Join us on July 8 with our friends from Organic India USA. They have some amazing new Psyllium Pre & Probiotic Fiber products to share with us. These NEXTY award winners are delicious and will help keep your gut happy with prebiotics and probiotics to feed your microbiome. We'll chat about […]
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I was having a conversation with my sister this morning about the misconception around dairy and calcium. According to TV commercials and ads from the dairy industry, you would think milk, cheese, and other dairy products are the only ways you can get enough calcium. This simply isn't true. There are dozens of other foods […]
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Lemonade has been around for a very long time with its history dating far back to ancient Egypt. Now it is better known as a summer drink right here at home. Unfortunately, some brands add a lot of sugar to counteract the tartness of lemons or resort to using artificial sweeteners like aspartame or acesulfame […]
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Salty, hydrating, and sweet. This is a perfect summer salad to serve next time you fire up the grill or as lunch on its own. Ingredients 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped 8 cups watermelon, seeded & diced, very cold 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1/2-1 cup reduced-fat feta […]
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This quick and easy salad recipe is loaded with healthy fats and fiber. It goes great with classic Mexican dishes and is filling enough for a quick and nutritious lunch. Dressing Ingredients ¼ cup fresh chopped cilantro 1 white onion, chopped into small pieces ¼ cup red wine vinegar 1 tbsp lemon juice 2 tbsp […]
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Fireworks, picnics, and BBQs mean you may be around a lot of unhealthy snacks and food choices this weekend. To help you make healthier choices, we have some tips to help you stay on track: 1. Swap the bun. Choose a whole wheat option if you are having a BBQ with hamburgers and hot dogs. […]
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Question: How much of the nutrients are lost when you have a watermelon that is not rotten but you waited too long to cut it and it's not at it's optimum anymore? For example, optimum is Day 1 when you should have cut it but you cut it on Day 12 when the insides are […]
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Now that summer is here, it's time to dig the shorts and bathing suit out of storage and check out your hair situation. You know what I mean, ladies. Not only do you want your legs to be as hair-free and smooth as possible, but you also don't want any telltale signs of hair when […]
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A study published online in the New England Journal of Medicine found cutting back on salt as little as half a teaspoon a day could prevent 92,000 deaths and nearly 100,00 heart attacks in the US every year. As a nation addicted to processed and prepared food, it is not surprising that salt consumption has […]
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Your feet could well be the most overworked part of your body. After all, not only do they support your body weight much of the day; they also must contend with being confined in shoes and socks, stepping on unseen objects on the floor, getting sweaty and smelly, and even perhaps experiencing the occasional stubbed […]
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With rising temperatures, staying hydrated and cooling off are big priorities. Kids love fancy colored drinks that might not be so good for them (ie Slushies or Frosties). Here is a great way to get some fruit and hydration for kids and adults alike, Raspberry Frozen Iced Tea. Ingredients 8 bags of Bigelow Red Raspberry […]
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This quinoa salad is a great option for summer barbecues. With ample protein, you can even eat this as a standalone meal! Ingredients 1 cup of dry quinoa (about 3 cups cooked) 1 can organic black beans, drained 1 can organic (non-GMO) corn 1 can tomatoes & green chilies 1 bunch of spinach, chopped 1 […]
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What was Popeye's secret? Spinach! Packed with nutrients including iron and magnesium, incorporating spinach into hummus is a great way to add a nutritional punch to this versatile dip. Grab some cut up veggies or pita bread wedges for a great snack. Ingredients 1 can low-sodium organic chickpeas (drained, reserve liquid) 2 cups spinach ¼ […]
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I never used to like raw kale (what is wrong with me?!!)…that is, until I discovered making it this way! I realized that chopping it very fine or shredding it makes all the difference for me. The combination of the sweet and sour apple cider vinaigrette, freshly grated apple and chopped hazelnuts with the finely chopped […]
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All too often people think of vitamin C health benefits as being limited to fighting the common cold and flu. But this nutrient offers many other impressive healthy perks you should know about. Let's not take vitamin C for granted! What's the story about vitamin C? Vitamin C, also known as L-ascorbic acid, is a […]
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Three-quarters of American households own an outdoor barbecue grill. Before your next backyard barbecue, there are a few health concerns associated with grilled meat that you should be aware of. The health issues have to do with the charring of meat. Research has discovered two cancer-causing (carcinogenic) by-products associated with the barbecuing of meat – […]
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We can't travel right now, but aromatherapy can transport you to a better place. Diffusing organic essential oils in your home will not only freshen the air and create an inviting atmosphere, but also provide beneficial health properties. Some of the essential oils you may win include: Lavender essential oil is a calming fresh floral […]
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When you think of Ireland, the first things that come to mind may be potatoes, leprechauns, shamrocks, and the Blarney Stone. Well now you should add Irish moss to the list, as this plant has been harvested and honored by the inhabitants for centuries—but not just in Ireland! Let's discover why Irish moss is so […]
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Listen to the latest podcast Show Summary Kara Landau, "The Prebiotic Dietitian," joins host Lisa Davis to explain why prebiotics are so essential and ways to get more of them into your diet. Physical and mental well-being is impacted by the foods you eat. In the past decade, the medical community has realized the importance […]
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Simple Seeds Avocado Toast Ingredients 1 ripe avocado 2 slices gluten-free bread Lime 1/4 cup pepita seeds 1 tbsp flax seeds 1 tbsp sunflower seeds paprika salt pepper Instructions Toast the bread until golden brown. Halve the avocado and discard the pit. Mash in a bowl with a fork and add lime juice. Divide equally […]
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Do you have high blood pressure (aka, hypertension)? If the answer is yes, there's some good news for you and the one third of adults in the United States who share this cardiovascular condition. There's also help for the additional one third who have pre-hypertension, which means their blood pressure is higher than normal but […]
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Everyone experiences irregularity with bowel movements from time to time, however, this should not be a constant in your life. Increasing fiber in your diet or through the use of supplements can help. Many people rely on conventional solutions like the one on the left of the image below. As we highlighted these products can […]
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Listen to the latest podcast Show Summary Financial difficulties can also lead to poor mental and physical health — especially if you're working hours upon hours to pay the bills and still only "just getting by." For many people, the thought of being financially independent is mythical. As a society, we are burdened by debt. […]
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It's Twitter Party Time! Join us on June 2 with our friends from Organic India USA. They have some amazing new Psyllium Pre & Probiotic Fiber products to share with us. These NEXTY award winners are delicious and will help keep your gut happy with prebiotics and probiotics to feed your microbiome. We'll chat about […]
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Whenever I hear about a new herbal remedy, I'm always eager to learn more about it. Shatavari fits the bill. Where does it come from, how long has it been around, what are its healing properties, what does the research say, and is it something that can benefit me? We explore all of those questions […]
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Happy Cinco de Mayo! And if today isn't May 5th, we recommend this guacamole recipe any day of the year. The healthy fat will leave you satisfied for hours. We added aloe vera juice to this recipe because it is great for digestion, it helps you absorb more nutrients, and it is also great for […]
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With summer around the corner, the wealth of glorious veggies just waiting to be grilled up becomes abundant. We're not talking the usual summer standbys like peppers, zucchini, and mushrooms – we're going a step further, grilling vegetables that you haven't necessarily thought of grilling up…until now. Impress your friends and family with this powerhouse […]
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Are you ready to boost your immunity and be better prepared to face any possible assaults from bacteria, viruses, and fungi? We all need to be ready to help keep our immune system operating at its very best, and that means doing a variety of things, such as following a nutritious diet, getting adequate sleep, […]
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