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Keep Your Holidays Healthy With Superfoods!

If you’re like most of my patients, you worry that eating all those rich holiday foods in the upcoming weeks will sabotage your diet and healthy-eating efforts. As I tell my patients though, many of the typical foods we associate … Continue reading

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Salt – The Good, the Bad, the Benefits!

Salt has been one of the most vilified substances in the world of food. Too much of it can contribute to high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke. There is way too much of it in processed foods. It can … Continue reading

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Viva Mayr: A Place To Relax, Restore and Learn To Chew Your Food

I have been very fortunate to visit a number of wonderful spas including The Golden Door in Southern California, Sanoviv in Ensenada, Mexico (a medical spa), and others. Each offers an experience in healthy pampering and wellness. Recently, I spent … Continue reading

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The Secret Life and Beautiful Benefits of Argan Oil

One of the hottest trends for skin and hair care products, argan oil, has a little secret – this powerful anti-aging oil goes way beyond beauty when it comes to being healthy, effective and useful. Argan oil is from the … Continue reading

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The Top 50 Foods To Eat for Your Heart

You have probably heard about “heart healthy” foods. So many whole foods are considered supportive of the cardiovascular system for a number of reasons ranging from fiber content to omega-3 fatty acids, and antioxidant compounds. Because February is National Heart Month … Continue reading

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Avoid Becoming a Holiday ‘Butterball’

Thursday will be THE DAY again – a day that many people both love and dread at the same time. You love Thanksgiving because it’s a chance to celebrate all that you’re thankful for in your life with your family.  … Continue reading

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This Pasta Is Full of (Black) Beans

Made from black beans, black bean pasta is a nutritional powerhouse. One serving typically contains 15 to 22 grams protein and 6 to 8 grams fiber, not to mention a healthful dose of calcium, vitamins and minerals–and it’s gluten-free. Pairing … Continue reading

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5 Easy Make-At-Home Infused Waters

You know you should drink more water, but those sugary drinks all aglow in the vending machine in

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Avocado at Lunch Reduces Eating Between Meals

Adding a half of a fresh avocado to lunch helped healthy, overweight people feel fuller and reduced their

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Tips to Keep Eating Healthy at 50 And Beyond

A balanced diet is an integral element of a healthy lifestyle for men, women and children alike. According to the National Institute on Aging, simply counting calories without regard for the foods being consumed is not enough for men and women … Continue reading

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