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Jing and The Three Treasures

Eastern philosophy offers us a wealth of knowledge regarding the body and energy systems that contribute to our essence of health.  Often referred to as “The Three Treasures,” Jing, Shen and Qi constitute the vital forces assisting us in optimal … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning

Spring is a great time of year to clean out both your house and your body.  It is a time for renewal and rebirth.  During the winter months we tend to feast on more acidic food such as sugar, wheat, … Continue reading

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Be the BLING!

“The only way to save the environment is to save the environmentalist.” ~ Unknown Today is a typical morning in Southern California… the sun is shining, birds are chirping, and my dogs lay resting on the bed after our regular … Continue reading

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Radiation Protection

In light of our current crisis in Japan, I have agreed to post my information from Wellness Wednesday discussing how to protect yourself from ionizing isotopes (radiation). Radiation occurs when unstable molecules release energy that penetrates our skin and internal … Continue reading

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Raw Food Off Cook #2

The second Raw Food “Off Cook” was a success!  With a menu of raw stuffed mushrooms, raw kale wraps, and raw chocolate balls, how could we go wrong?  Here is a little bit we learned from our raw food experience. … Continue reading

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Raw Food Off Cook #1

To some people Sunday is all about pizza, beer, and football.  But for a small group of us, Sunday was a perfect day for a Raw Food OFF COOK.  The festivities started with a shopping experience to Mother’s Market.  There we … Continue reading

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Raw Kitchen: Chocolate dip for breakfast?

How are we all doing with our kitchens? My big purchase over the weekend was a Kitchen Aid Food Processor that I have secretly wanted since I was a kid. I wonder why it has taken me this long to … Continue reading

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More RAW please!

  Have you ever asked yourself, “How would my life change if I adopted a raw food diet?”  Well, maybe you haven’t quite gone that far, but wouldn’t it be interesting to try?  In doing my best to watch over … Continue reading

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GMO! Just say NO!

Over the past decade we have been bombarded with information about our food and what is happening to it.  Here is a little food for thought when it comes to genetic modification (GM) and where we are headed with it.  … Continue reading

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Antioxidents can prevent cancer

Let’s talk about antioxidants for a moment.  Have you ever left a piece of fruit on the counter for too long and it turned brown and mushy?  Who hasn’t?  Did you ever look at that piece of fruit and wonder … Continue reading

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