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Celery

I ask this question because my daughter recently had a conniption because she found bugs on her organic celery stalks. When I walked into the kitchen to find out the cause of the commotion, she, in a rather shrill voice exclaimed, “There are little black bug things on my celery!” My response, “Okay, wash them… Read More

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I don’t know if there is scientific proof that red meat contributes to menopausal hot flashes, but I do know that I gave up red meats a little over a month ago (June 18th) and within a couple of days the flashes began do diminish. After a couple of weeks they only occurred once or… Read More

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Breaking News

Well, well, well. The animals have all wandered out of the barn. Don’t you think it’s too late to put a lock on the door to keep them in? After years after making people ill with trans fats, the government is now waging a war on trans fats. C’mon people. We all knew trans fats… Read More

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Cabbage

I know, the first thing you think of when someone mentions raw cabbage juice is, YUCK! I did too until I tried it. Some time ago I struggled with low stomach acid. To repair the condition I took Betaine HCL pills. The theory being that HCL taken with meals provides the necessary acid for the… Read More

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The Beauty of the Herb Sage

Sage

Sage, as defined by Merrium-Webster.com means “wise through reflection and experience; proceeding from or characterized by wisdom, prudence, and good judgment.” In my opinion drinking sage tea shows good judgment. A little less than a year ago I wrote about how sage tea (salvia officinalis) was successful in getting rid of my hot flashes. When… Read More

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Pityriassis Rosa

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… Read More

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Edible Exfoliating Face Scrub

Raspberry Scrub

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… Read More

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The 100 Year Lie

100 Year Lie

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… Read More

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Body by Science

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… Read More

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Heavy Cream, Really?

Heavy Cream

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… Read More

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