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Eat Your Sunscreen?!

Are you embracing the blistering hot summer weather that arrived with a bang in many parts of the country the past couple of weeks?   Or are you already over it and looking forward to fall?   Since summer only officially started last Tuesday, brace yourself, there is plenty of summer left! Many people have […]

Does Variety Matter?

Do you know someone who eats the same foods over and over, each and every day? Some people may find comfort in this routine.  Others would find themselves in the uncomfortable and frustrating situation of feeling “stuck in a rut.”  A few years ago, we ran across someone who literally ate the same thing every […]

Microgreens: Big Benefits in a Small Package!

Have you ever watched cooking shows or read food magazines and noticed those tiny, vibrant leafy greens that chefs use as the finishing touch on their dishes? They look a little bit like sprouts, but they are actually much different… …they are microgreens! Microgreens have been growing in popularity and are now available at many […]

Have you Tried This Versatile Veggie?

Hearts of palm? Have you heard of it? Does it sound exotic and expensive? This unique veggie was foreign to us until several years ago.  We were at a restaurant in New York and ordered a Steak Salad that included romaine lettuce, heart of palm, tomatoes, cucumber, carrots, radishes, scallions, and feta, tossed in a […]

Does Color Matter?

We have all heard the advice:   “Eat the Rainbow”   Of course, we are NOT talking about the rainbow found in a bag of Skittles or a box of “magically delicious” Lucky Charms!  And, let’s face it, color is typically NOT a good thing when it comes to processed foods.  Whenever you see Blue […]

Chocolate Lovers Rejoice!

February gives us all kinds of reasons to celebrate the health benefits of chocolate! Of course, Valentine’s Day is just a few days away.  Plus, February is also American Heart Month and National Chocolate Lovers Month! Is it really true that something as delicious as chocolate can also be good for our health? The answer […]

Good Food = Good Mood

Have you heard of “Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)?” Especially this time of year, you or someone you know may experience feelings of anxiety or depression. The holiday celebrations are over, the Christmas decorations are coming down, the work and school routines are starting up again, the days are short and the temperatures are cold.  Everyone […]

“You Are What What You Eat Eats”

In response to our coaching tip last week about “Should you only eat organic?”, an amazing member of our Eat REAL America community requested insights on topics like grass-fed beef, organic milk and free range chicken, and whether it is worth buying organic varieties of canned goods, such as broth, beans, maple syrup and more. […]