Health Is a Vehicle, Not a Destination

A lot of us take this vehicle for granted. When was the last time you had your car inspected? Are you overdue for a checkup? Does the oil need to be changed?

Many of us, like our health, neglect our cars, our mode of transportation....

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Eco-Friendly Celebrities

Actors like George Clooney, Pierce Brosnan, Alicia Silverstone and Julia Louis-Dreyfus are among several of the celebrities who are taking the spotlight off themselves and shining it onto the environment—using energy-efficient light bulbs, of course.

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The Flavors of Salt

Salt is not inherently bad. The kind that is found in refined, processed foods can lead to health problems, but good quality sea salt contains minerals which can assist in regulating cell function. Besides eating salt, you can also use it around the home....

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What is Local Food?

You probably know how certain foods make you feel. The foods we choose, not only have an impact on our bodies but also on our environment.  Most people do not think about the energy and resources it takes to get the food to the table....

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Crowd Out, Don’t Cut Out

The relationships we have with food are a lot like the relationships we have with some people. You may have those people in your life that do not make you feel good about yourself or cause unnecessary stress, but you cannot get rid of them because they have been present for a while.  ...

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The World of GMOs

Many experts estimate that about 70 percent of the foods in grocery stores in the U.S. and Canada contain genetically engineered ingredients, most commonly referred to as genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

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Water: The Necessary Ingredient

The body is 75% water, so it makes sense that this essential fluid must be continually replenished. We can go for a month without food, but we can live only two or three days without water. But how much? Eight ounces? Six ounces? It is confusing!...

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