lyme disease

I usually ignore the glossy magazine with the latest news about celebrities, but a four letter word in bold Helvetica type stopped me in my tracks. The word LYME stretched across the cover. The latest issue chronicles how this intrepid disease crawled its way into the life of another celebrity and wreaked havoc on her…

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whole30, real food

This post contains affiliate links. (Read disclosure policy) September is the month of maintenance.  It’s the month to yank faded annuals from your flower beds and garden pots and exchange them for cool weather flora.  At this time of year, newsstands feature glossy magazine covers that promote the current de-cluttering and organizational techniques for our…

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grass-fed beef

When you swipe your card to pay for “grass-fed” beef, you need to distinguish between a marketing ploy and authentic grass-fed beef. Labels that identify a package of beef as “grass-fed don’t always tell the whole story,” asserts grass-fed beef expert Jo Robinson. Articles and notes litter my desk about the controversial and complex grass-fed…

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whole30 food makeover

Have you ever considered a food makeover? We don’t think twice about refreshing the kitchen but what about an overhaul on the food we eat?  Could certain foods trigger your chronic headaches or other health issues? Everyone loves and, on occasion, needs and deserves a makeover.  Like me, you’ve at one time experienced an organization…

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real food

Eat Real Food and Never Diet Again “I am going on a diet,”  remarked the woman in front of me at the supermarket check-out. She didn’t seem overly enthused about her upcoming dietary challenge. In fact, she seemed nervous and sad. She can’t remember a diet she didn’t try.  Exasperated with her weight gain, she…

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