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Thinking of eliminating chocolate as a New Year's Resolution?! Not so fast…

  by Laura A. Bushey, M.A., Certified Health Educator & Personal Holistic Chef        It might come as a surprise just how many different health benefits are offered by these simple, yet decadent, foods.  The evidence increasingly shows dark chocolate and vanilla can be powerful tools in the prevention of chronic and debilitating conditions …

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Blending & Juicing? Is there really a difference?

Blending vs. Juicing?  Is there really any difference?  The answer is a resounding “Yes!”  They are both super-charged, nutritional powerhouses but the differences between the two is not widely known.  Juicing has been getting a bad rap lately due largely in part to the massive wave of “juicing mania” and juice cleanses.  It is purported …

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The Concept of Plate Shifting

The FDA and USDA have long regulated our food, set industry standards and set forth nutrition guidelines by offering therecommended daily allowances (RDA). First Lady Michelle Obama recently launched a food plate graphic which replaces the original Food Guide Pyramid (first launched in 1916 but more highly recognized in 1992). The new food plate graphic reflects the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which …

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