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More Things about Bone Broth

More Things about Bone Broth

| January 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

A little over a month ago I made my first batch of bone broth. Since then I make sure to keep bones brewing daily. When I finish with one batch, I get rid of disintegrating bones and add one or two new bones in place of the old ones and start another batch. Making Bone […]

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Low Carb Sleep Benefits

Low Carb Sleep Benefits

| November 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

It wasn’t until we had an overnight guest over the Thanksgiving weekend did I realize just how much my nightly sleeping has improved. Let me see if I can explain this delicately. My husband and I are of the age where we are feeling the effects of health mistakes we made in our youth. Some […]

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The Government Knows Low Carb is Healthy

The Government Knows Low Carb is Healthy

| November 13, 2012 | 1 Comment

Since going low carb I continually look for evidence confirming I’m doing the right thing.  Aside from my improved health, reduced blood pressure and normalization of my blood iron count (previously suffered with bouts of anemia if I forgot to take my iron tablets), I love reading about the benefits of low carb eating.  What […]

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Eating Fat and Dropping Carbs

Eating Fat and Dropping Carbs

| October 17, 2012 | 1 Comment

Sometimes when you’re in the process of absorbing a ton of new information, it’s tough to digest it all. Let me see if I can back this up a little. I’ve always been health conscious. Whether or not I did the right thing by eating right and exercising, I was always conscious of it. I […]

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The Ruining of My Life (An MSG Rant)!

| January 25, 2012 | 1 Comment

Note for folks who aren’t aware: MSG is considered a neurotoxin and may contribute to conditions such as Alzheimer’s, ADD, autism and more.

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We Are What We Eat

We Are What We Eat

| October 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

This is not a profound statement, and I’m sure we all know this by now. Just yesterday while I was at the mall, I met a man that personified the statement. He was in front of me at the check out line. He purchased several hundred dollars worth of workout clothes. He was a personable […]

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Vitamin C and Sciatica

Vitamin C and Sciatica

| October 12, 2011 | 3 Comments

Over the past few weeks I’ve had the dubious pleasure of suffering with an inflamed sciatic nerve. I can’t tell you how it got inflamed all I know is that it’s inflamed and really pissed off at me. If you’ve never suffered with sciatica pain consider yourself lucky. More Painful Symptoms Not realizing at first […]

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Week 3 or 4 (?) Update

Week 3 or 4 (?) Update

| October 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

I’ve lost track of time. I’ve been having such a blast with this real food journey that I forgot to update my stats. Oh well, the heck with stats. I know I’ve lost some weight, increased my energy and drink coffee once a week (it’s a Sunday ritual in my house). The convenient one-stop-shopping days […]

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In Defense of Food

In Defense of Food

| September 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

If you are serious about your food journey, you must read In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto by Michael Pollan. Even if you’re not serious about the foods you eat, you should still read this book. It will change your view of what you eat and where it comes from. It will also make […]

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Vitamin C for Gout Pain

Vitamin C for Gout Pain

| September 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

Do these gout medications sound familiar? Indocin Colchicine Allopurinol Sulfinpyrazone Probenecid Naproxen I’m sure there are more, but anyone with gout has heard of at least one or two of the above medications. My next question is; how are they working for you? When you are unfortunate enough to have a gout flare up, which […]

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