Health & Wellness

To Buy Organic or Not to Buy Organic?
“The Dirty Dozen”The 12 fruits and vegetables containing the most pesticide residue, from most to least, are:• peaches• apples• bell peppers• celery• nectarines• strawberries• cherries• lettuce• grapes (imported from outside the U.S.) Versus “The Consistently Clean”The 12 least... More »
Garden Paella (Casserole)
This delicious rice dish is not only pretty, but nutritiously chock-full of vegetables and other good things! It's ideal for spring. More »
ABC Vegetable Juice
 Juicing is as easy as...well, A-B-C! The perfect recipe for any time of day, any day of the week! Serves 1  ABC Juice 10                   spears asparagus      ... More »
Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
Yes, it is possible to have a delicious and healthy Easter dessert! More »
Breast Cancer: 10 Actions for Prevention
 April is cancer awareness month.There are many factors that help to protect us from breast cancer. With educated determination, women can decrease their risk factors. We can take our breast health into our own hands and help to heal our sisters and our planet at the same time. The growing... More »
Sunny Orange Shake
This smoothie, with only three ingredients, goes together quickly, for a carbohydrate and protein combination you can enjoy any time of day. The skim milk powder adds thickness and boosts the calcium and protein content. It's the perfect refresher all year long. More »
Guide to Preparing for Cancer Therapy
Guide to Preparing for Cancer Therapy   If you have not started your treatment yet, or even if you are in the midst of a treatment plan, you can prepare yourself for therapy or improve your situation by following these 11 guidelines:   1        ... More »
Pomegranate Punch (juicing)
Pomegranates are loaded with antioxidants such as punicalagin. High in vitamin K and potassium, the whole fruit also provides the minerals manganese, phosphorus, magnesium, calcium, zinc and iron, as well as vitamin C. Pomegranate juice can help to regenerate skin cells (slowing aging), eliminate... More »
Super Food Health Benefits
 Eat ‘Super’ FoodsAs often as possible, eat the following ‘super’ foods to maintain health and prevent many women’s ailments. Together, they also prevent inflammation, lower cholesterol, and aid in cancer prevention.Be sure to include in your ‘super food’ diet plenty of pure water. Water is... More »
Undergoing Cancer Treatment?
Recent research indicates that diet can influence a patient’s cancer treatment and survival rate, and can help manage side effects. The Essential Cancer Treatment Nutrition Guide & Cookbook, by Jean LaMantia and Dr. Neil Berinstein, written for both patients and caregivers, addresses the unique... More »
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