Category: Health

2014 Dirty Dozen List

dirty dozen produce list

Fruits and vegetables are amazing powerhouses of nutrients for our body but when we try to do right by ourselves and buy organic, our hearts stop at the sight of their price tags. Organic produce can be more expensive, so if you are concerned with pesticide residue (and not ingesting it) this list will help …

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Getting Back on Track: Dumping the junk to make room for healthy eats

Getting Back on Track: Dumping the junk to make room for healthy eats

I have slacked on my healthy eating habits and I am paying for it. My belly feels like jelly, I have no energy, and my pipes aren’t, um, flowing as regularly as they used to. When I get busy, something usually gives. A week-long camping trip, a vacation to Vegas, and a pity party about …

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Be Your Own Advocate

Stand up for yourself. You're worth it

It was a sad day when I realized that doctors are not miracle healers, but just regular guys and gals who have a knack for science. They don’t know it all, can’t fix it all, and certainly have bad days like the rest of us. So when it comes to your health, you need to …

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Skinny by Summer!

Workout because you love your body, not because you hate it. www.balancingthebusy.com

Are you looking for the answer to rid yourself of belly bulge and jiggly arms forever? Yeah, me too. The title is a little misleading because, well, I’ve got nothing. No magic potions, no magic moves, no miracles to have you skinny by summer. I’m sorry! Chances are that your resolutions have wavered by now. …

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Spring Has Sprung, Natural Remedies for Allergies

Natural remedies for spring allergies

My daffodils and tulips are in full bloom, cherry blossoms are filling the neighborhood trees and tee-ball season is in full swing. Ah choo! I love the spring season. The sun is shining and everything is green but I could do without the sneezing, the watery eyes, and the itchy nose. This season I am …

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