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Be a Good Host!

We’ve all heard, “it’s important to have a healthy gut.” But what EXACTLY does that mean?   And, maybe you have heard people talk about the “microbiome,” but wonder what in the world that is all about?! We want to shed some light on this topic.  And, to help, we sought out the expertise of […]

How to Dodge Diabetes Deliciously!

Have you or someone you love just been told… “You have prediabetes” (or “you have diabetes”)? Unfortunately, this is currently happening at an alarming rate, and we have had numerous recent encounters with people facing this exact situation.  According to the CDC, almost 12% of the U.S. population has diabetes.  On top of that, 38% of […]

Breaking 100!

What if you could live to 100? And, we are talking about REALLY LIVING and REALLY THRIVING! Think of all the great moments, experiences and memories! Imagine being part of not just your grandchildren’s lives, but your great grandchildren…and great, great grandchildren!     Have you heard of the Blue Zones project? Over a period of 10+ […]

Lower Your Cholesterol with These 3 Foods!

Why is it so important to keep our cholesterol in check?   Heart disease is the number one leading killer for both men and women! Because of this, it’s very important to keep our cholesterol at healthy levels, preferably below 200 mg/dl (preferably below 180).  And even more importantly, keep the lousy LDL cholesterol to […]

Can You Really Lose Weight Without Cutting Calories?

What if you could lose weight and improve your health without feeling deprived and always hungry?   Good news, you can!     And one great way to do this is with legumes…how often do you include legumes in your routine? In a recent study, researchers conducted a test:  caloric restriction vs. consuming legumes.  One […]