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Sprouted Lentils – An Inexpensive Organic Staple

Sprouted Lentils – An Inexpensive Organic Staple

| February 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

One of the arguments against eating real organic food is that it’s expensive and requires too much preparation. Personally, I’d rather spend the money and time preparing food in my own home instead of suffering the accumulated effects of eating processed junk foods. The accumulated effects will land you in the doctor’s office if not […]

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Treat Hay Fever Naturally with Vitamin C

Treat Hay Fever Naturally with Vitamin C

| May 12, 2015 | 2 Comments

This year is a particularly bad year for hay fever sufferers. I’m not sure if the lack of rain has much to do with it, but things are pretty bad up here in the Northeast. The amount of dust and pollen being kicked up by my neighbor cutting his lawn caused me to run inside […]

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Vitamin Overdose – Taking Too Many Supplements?

Vitamin Overdose – Taking Too Many Supplements?

| February 21, 2013 | 2 Comments

In the spirit of art imitating life, I want you to take a walk down memory lane. Think of the plethora of movies you have watched over the years and stop at those movies where a character attempted to commit suicide. This is not a macabre post, there’s a reason for this exercise. Now that […]

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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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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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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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30 Days Low Carb & Wheat Free

30 Days Low Carb & Wheat Free

| September 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

In my last post I mentioned my transformation to a low carb way of eating. In essence, I eat whole, non-processed foods (except for cheese). During the last 30 days I’ve eliminated all wheat products and most grains. I cooked my meals from scratch and monitored the ingredients I used. What I’ve Discovered Over this […]

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A Dietary Shift to Low Carb/Paleo/Primal

A Dietary Shift to Low Carb/Paleo/Primal

| September 10, 2012 | 2 Comments

It’s funny how things change. Not too long ago I was attempting to transition to a raw food diet. While I still see some merits to eating raw, I realize 100% raw is not for me. I think I captured my true mindset in my vegetarian, vegan or whole food post. As I was roaming […]

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A Sciatica Experiment

A Sciatica Experiment

| August 6, 2012 | 8 Comments

On this blog I’ve chronicled my long and painful journey with sciatica. I suffered with sciatic pain for about a year. By finding the right chiropractor that employed deep tissue massage, electronic stimulation, deep heat via ultrasound and prescribed a regimen of exercises, my sciatic problems abated. Along with my chiropractic visits I made regular […]

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