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We don’t even realize it most of the time, but for every holiday or special gathering, there’s a food (or at least food-like substance) we expect to eat.   We’re so conditioned that we don’t hope for a grilled bratwurst washed down with cold root beer and followed later by watermelon and maybe onion rings […]

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Have you ever found yourself wondering exactly what foods you’re supposed to eat?  With all of the conflicting information on diet and nutrition, somehow food has become a confusing subject.   Here are my meals today: Breakfast Red and green bell peppers, onion, and eggs scrambled together   Lunch Left-over turkey and a few blueberries […]

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When I started planning this series, I realized that some of what needs said isn’t going to be liked.  Sometimes you’ll immediately identify with the things I talk about and think, Oh!  Me too! But at other times you may actually think, No!  I don’t want to hear that! There is no one right way […]

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I’ll be back next week with more on the healing series…I’m doing a bit of cleaning with the blogs so this post is just a move from the personal blog.  Since the SuperBowl isn’t far away, I also thought some of you with allergies might be looking for an alternative dip.  A reader wrote in […]

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To “Nuke” or Not…

Angela in California wrote in and asked: “Do you know if microwaving food is bad for you/ the food? I remember when I was little my mom would tell me to “stop looking into the microwave” while I was watching my marshmallows grow. And I’ve heard it’s now recommended to stay at least 3 feet […]

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This was originally posted in the RMAX Magazine – Volume 7, Issue 5. Hello Fellow RMAX’ers, While deciding the topic this issue, I did a search for “health” on the internet thinking that it might help me to know what’s on the minds of most folks.  The results were interesting, but almost all of them […]

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You don’t crave green veggies but you don’t like the effects your actual cravings are having on your body.  So what do you do about it?  Give your body what it needs, and then give it what it wants. You thought I was going to tell you to never again eat any of the foods […]

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We’re continuing with our exploration of THIS post. Salt plays a role in lots of functions throughout the body—fluid balance, electric impulses (nerve and muscle function), and helps form the hydrochloric acid that helps you digest your food.  Before the food that most people eat became so processed, salt carried other minerals with it.  If […]

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Why don’t I crave broccoli?

Dominic in KC wants to know: I’ve always thought it was odd that we crave so many foods that are bad for us (salty, sweet & high fat) & we seem to naturally avoid the things that are good for us (at least in my family & most people I know).  Why is that? I […]

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Mmmmm, food!

Part of my job with RMAX Magazine involves finding quality articles.  When it comes to the recipe section, I noticed something interesting. While talking with some very fit people about what they eat and if they would be willing to contribute a recipe or two, they gave similar replies.  “What I eat is very basic […]

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