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Healthy and Happy Thanksgiving!

Healthy and Happy Thanksgiving!

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 (yes, you can have pie and still be healthy)   For most people in the US, gathering with family to eat an enormous holiday meal, and maybe express gratitude between forkfuls, is a day looked upon with mixed anticipation and angst.  Will everyone get along?  How am I going to get all of these dishes […]

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How safe is your microwave?

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  I get asked a lot about how safe it is to use microwaves. Personally, I use it daily. For storage. That’s it. Actually, I do occasionally take out what’s inside to “nuke” a natural heat pack for sore muscles, so it does have a second purpose.  What I will never do with it again […]

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On Doing Everything on Your Own

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source   The community I live in very much prides itself on being able to do everything yourself.  I agree that there is a lot of value in that; learning to be self-sufficient is an important life skill.  However, I do think it puts a lot of pressure on an individual to not ask for […]

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Cure Your Sugar Hangover

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    If you dipped a few too many times into the candy bowl, you may feel lethargic, foggy or have sore joints (among other discomforts).  Why?  Because sugar is so inflammatory, it literally makes your entire system flare up. You need to give your body some extra love and assistance to help bring it […]

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