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Apr 27 2014
I advise avoiding Genetically Modified Foods (GMOís).  GMO foods are already linked to immune, inflammatory and even nervous system and brain conditions. Time will reveal to us the true cost of altering natureís design.  I am certain that over time many more illnesses and perhaps some cancers will eventually be linked to ingestion of engineered food.  If you avoid these foods and...
Apr 26 2014
Written by Yvonne Bishop Hello Everyone!  This time of year is when most of us are Spring Cleaning for our households, and I wish to extend it to your nutrition “household” as well.  There are many ways to “cleanse” your system, and I am constantly asked as to what method is the best.  I am a fan of what my mother used to tell me as a young girl with a cluttered bedroom: “If you...
Apr 1 2014
Spring is here (at least, according to the calendar) and many pet lovers welcome the time they spend tending their garden. But your yard can cultivate a whole host of potential pet poisons and dangers, from the pesticides and tools you use to the plants you grow. "Having a non-toxic lawn is crucial for dogs in particular," says Carl Grimm, natural gardening and toxics reduction planner for Metro...
Apr 1 2014
Written by Elise Museles, Kale & Chocolate Do you look in the mirror and give yourself a compliment?  Or do you zoom in on what you perceive as your not-so-perfect appearance?  Or when it’s time to shop for a bathing suit (with those awful lights), do you think, “I love my body just as it is?” Or do you use magazine cover models as a standard for comparison? Let’s be honest: there...
Mar 28 2014
The owners of the first apartment that I rented when I moved from the UK (via Tokyo) to the West Coast insisted that I use a vinegar and water solution for cleaning the hardwood floors. I have been a convert ever since, creating homemade concoctions and gradually expanding their uses over the years. What’s so great about vinegar? It contains acetic acid and is typically made from grapes,...

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