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Did Detoxing Cause a Bout of Pityriasis Rosea?

Did Detoxing Cause a Bout of Pityriasis Rosea?

| April 29, 2013 | 7 Comments

The short answer to the question is I don’t know. Apparently I’m not the only one that doesn’t know, the medical community does not know. Pityriasis rosea is a skin rash. The rash basically affects the back, the torso and may spread to the arms legs and chest. The initial outbreak looks like a circular […]

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Edible Exfoliating Face Scrub

Edible Exfoliating Face Scrub

| April 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Why purchase go to the store to buy exfoliating face scrubs when you probably have the necessary ingredients to make one in your kitchen? There are all sorts of recipes for homemade face masks and scrubs. Last night I made a face scrub using raspberries, sugar, vitamin C powder (to preserve the mixture) and a […]

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The 100 Year Lie

The 100 Year Lie

| April 12, 2013 | 2 Comments

I just got through devouring The 100 Year Lie  by Randall Fitzgerald.  Once I started reading the introduction, it was difficult for me to put the book down.  For three days, I read as much as I could when I could.  When I got through, all I could say was, “Wow!  Preach it brother!” Mr. […]

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Fitness: Conventional vs. Unconventional

Fitness: Conventional vs. Unconventional

| March 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

The more I take control of my health, the further away I walk from conventional wisdom. There are times, however, when embarking on a whole new adventure, it takes time to sort out the wheat from the chaff. Easy to Understand There are some things that are easy to understand, like MSG, trans fats and […]

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Heavy Cream, Really?

Heavy Cream, Really?

| February 20, 2013 | 2 Comments

The other morning I ran out of creamer for my coffee so I took a quick run to the local Hannaford’s grocery store. I usually buy heavy cream produced by Hudson Valley Fresh but Hannaford’s didn’t have any. I didn’t feel like traipsing across town to track down Hudson Valley Fresh (not too many stores […]

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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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Starting the New Year Right

Starting the New Year Right

| January 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Every year for as long as I can remember I would vow to lose weight and visit the gym regularly. This year is different.  I’m going to cancel my gym membership and let my new way of eating worry about my weight. Low Carb no Cardio Overload Since I’ve changed my way of eating a […]

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Things I Gave Up and Added in 2012

Things I Gave Up and Added in 2012

| January 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

When I look back over 2012 I can’t help but marvel at the amount of items I gave up.  Of course for every thing I gave up, I either added something new or changed the way I did things. Here’s a list of some of the things I gave up last year: Tossed out the […]

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Wonderful Bone Broth

Wonderful Bone Broth

| December 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

I can’t believe how wasteful I’ve been over the years. I recently discovered bone broth. Maybe what I should say is I’ve re-discovered bone broth and cringe when I think about the amount of bones I threw away. Childhood Memories As a kid, I remembered my mother saving bones after Thanksgiving, Christmas or any other […]

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3 and 1/2 Months of Low Carb Eating

3 and 1/2 Months of Low Carb Eating

| December 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

One thing I learned about the low-carb journey is that it’s a journey of constant tweaks. In my first month the low-carb I went hog-wild eating fats. I totally changed my eating habits to something that was foreign to my body. The immediate influx of large amount of fats took some getting used to. I […]

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