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Why Breakfast Cereal Ruins Your Day…AND Your Health

Why Breakfast Cereal Ruins Your Day and Your Health

Does this sound familiar? After a good 8-hour night’s sleep, it’s 7:30 am and you’re headed to the kitchen to ‘grab’ breakfast before running off to work. You’re trying to eat well, so you have a new ‘healthy’ selection of breakfast cereals to choose from. Names like ‘Just Right’, ‘Sustain’, and ‘Weetbix’ make you feel […]

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Vegetable Cheat Sheet L – Z

Continued from Vegetable Cheat Cheet A-K… Leeks Season: Spring / Summer / Autumn Cooking: Saute / Bake Tips: Trim off ends before cooking. Split lengthwise for baking. Finished when tender. Lima Beans Season: Summer / Autumn Cooking: Boil Tips: While dried lima beans are a legume, the fresh beans are a vegetable. Hull your own […]

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Vegetable Cheat Sheet A – K

Vegetable Cheat Sheet - A to K

Arugula (Rocket) Season: Spring / Early Summer Cooking: Raw / Saute Tips: Great for salad and throwing into mixed dishes. Saute like kale. Mix into stuffings, quiches and more for baking. Asparagus Season: Late Spring / Early Summer Cooking: Steam / Saute / Stir-fry / Grill / Bake / Raw Tips: Must be fresh; don’t […]

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How Milk Became So Dangerous

Danger: Wholesome Milk!

The conflicting information is driving us all mad!! On the one hand we hear: Milk Does a Body Good!. It’s essential for calcium requirements, Vitamin D, strong bones and healthy children. On the other hand we hear: Milk causes mucus. It leads to lactose intolerance and ear infections. It’s too fatty. It contains Bovine Growth […]

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What We Can Learn From The Mediterranean Diet

What We Can Learn From The Mediterranean Diet

We’ve all heard about how healthy the Mediterranean Diet is, but besides lots of fish and olive oil, what actually makes it so healthy? Spending the last month in Greece, we found ourselves in real food heaven and discovered some of the real secrets behind this primal diet.         Traditional, organic food […]

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Are the Japanese the Healthiest People in the World?

Are the Japanese the Healthiest People in the World?

According to the WHO stats, the Japanese are some of the longest living people in the world. But a long life doesn’t necessarily mean a healthy one. Personally, we would rather add life to our years than years to our life, so we like to study healthy people and copy what they do. Here’s what […]

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The Only Way to Eat Gluten-Free In Japan

The Only Way to Eat Gluten-Free in Japan

Gluten-free in Japan? Good luck. Trying to avoid gluten in Japan is like trying to avoid glitter at Mardi Gras. It goes completely undetected until you get home and find glitter hiding in your hair and the folds of your clothes. Well, you can’t even imagine all the places that gluten hides in Japanese food… […]

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Kombucha: Everyone is Doing It, Should You?

What is this weirdly-named drink that everyone is into lately? Kombucha, pronouced COMB-BOO-CHA, is the hottest drink in the health food shops and many people are even making it at home. But what actually is it and is it really that good for you? What is Kombucha? Kombucha is tea with sugar that has been […]

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17 Primal & Portable Protein Snacks

17 Real-Food Primal & Portable Protein Snacks

Healthy protein snacks keep your energy and metabolism thriving all day long (no mid-afternoon slump!), help you avoid cravings, and ensure that you’re never left hungry when there’s only junk food options around. Forget expensive and fake packaged protein bars, and get primal with these 17 real-food portable protein snacks (they are all naturally gluten-free, […]

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