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Jun 29 2016
Celebrate Independence Day with our easy, healthy 4th of July recipes. Put a fresh twist to your classic American fare with our recipes for easy 4th of July appetizers, including some red, white and blue recipes, delicious 4th of July desserts including patriotic American Flag Cake, main-dish recipes for the grill, and side dishes and salads perfect for potlucks and parties. Happy Fourth of...
Jun 29 2016
Every year as warmer weather approaches, I make several homemade products for summer including my homemade sunscreen and these homemade bug spray recipes. I don’t actually use sunscreen often because it limits Vitamin D production and I prefer to eat my sunscreen instead. This homemade bug spray recipe on the other hand, unfortunately gets daily use where we live! Why Homemade...
Jun 7 2016
Written by Marianne E. Morano, M.S., ACSM, CWC Everyone knows exercise is beneficial for health.  One of its many benefits is lowering the risk of, and preventing diseases such as: heart disease, cancer, diabetes, stroke, and obesity to name a few.  Did you know that at least 90% of all cancer is related to lifestyle choices! Exercising for as little as 30 minutes a day at moderate...
May 23 2016
Written by Marianne E. Morano, M.S., ACSM, CWC STRESS; the word itself gives us grief.  We know that prolonged, unmanaged stress is harmful to our health, and as such, we can’t continually live with it.  Unfortunately, it is nearly impossible to live life without some type of stress, and as such, we can’t live without it. So what is stress, how does it affect our body, mind and...
May 19 2016
BY TRACEY BLACK   Did you know that every day you’re exposed to thousands of toxins and chemicals? There are over 10,000 chemical ingredients, some of them known or suspected carcinogens, in soaps, shampoos, lotions, make-up and beauty products, and other personal care products. One of the most harmful chemicals that both men and women put on their bodies is deodorant. When you...

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