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Sweet Health Benefits of Maple Syrup by VibrantGlow Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Go ahead and pour real maple syrup all over your pancakes. Not only will it be more delicious than the fake stuff, but you'll be doing your body a big favor. Maple ... Read on »
Fuel Up on a High Protein Breakfast to Cut Cravings Later by VibrantGlow Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating If food cravings leave you vulnerable to overeating nutrition-deprived foods, it may be your breakfast or lack of breakfast to blame. Try starting your day with a pro ... Read on »
Exercise Slows Aging Process And Effects of Stress by VibrantGlow Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating We exercise for many reasons. Some to lose weight and get fit. Others to reduce stress and feel better. Slowing down the aging process doesn't usually come to mind, bu ... Read on »
Bowl Full of Super Veggie Kale Chips by VibrantGlow Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Ever since I noticed that Whole Foods gave kale a perfect score of 1000 on their nutrient density scale--the highest score possible based on micronutrients, including vita ... Read on »
Detox Lymph System to Fight Cellulite by VibrantGlow Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating All the cellulite cream and spa treatments in the world won't permanently erase those not-so-darling dimples on your derriere.  Some might give you a temporary fix, but only ... Read on »
Fusing Together Raw, Living Foods With Warm, Comforting Dishes by VibrantGlow Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The raw food movement seems to be more than just a passing fad.  While my husband likens its staying power to the Atkins Diet, I beg to differ. Eating living foods may seem ... Read on »
Sleep More, Stress Less, Slim Down, And Look Younger. by VibrantGlow Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Except for the few all-nighters I pulled studying for exams in college, I've always made it a habit to get my beauty rest. I was never one who could get by on less than seve ... Read on »
Decadent Chocolate Coconut Candies (Dairy Free, Low Glycemic) by VibrantGlow Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Christmas always brings out the baker in me as well as the chocoholic. Of course, even when I am eating a treat, I want it to have some health benefits for me and my family. ... Read on »
Thankfulness Will Make You Happier and Healthier by VibrantGlow Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I remember my grandma telling me the story of when she was in her late 30s lying in her bed dying.  She had just had one of her lungs removed due to a congenital birth defec ... Read on »
Protecting Ourselves Against Electronic Pollution by VibrantGlow Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The other night I asked my husband if we had an old transistor radio in the house that I could use. He gave me an odd look, but he said he'd dig it out for me. While I am st ... Read on »
An Apple A Day For Better Gut Health by VibrantGlow Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Nothing says fall has arrived like the abundance of apples and cider.  While we all know apples are good for us, new research has found that eating them regularly may increa ... Read on »
Maker's Diet Author/Health Expert Claims That Health Begins In Gut by VibrantGlow Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Last weekend I had the opportunity to listen to Jordan Rubin, author of the best-selling book The Maker's Diet and founder of Garden of Life, speak at an organic, health f ... Read on »
Maximize Your Exercise Benefits, Eat Low-Carb/No-Sugar Post Workout by VibrantGlow Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I thought drinking an antioxidant-rich smoothie after my morning workout was a good thing, but it turns out that the little bit of grape juice I add to the berries, plain ke ... Read on »
Are Xenoestrogens Ruining Your Girlish Figure, Health & Happiness? by VibrantGlow Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating When your hormones are perfectly in balance, you feel like you can conquer the world, but when they are off, they can make add volume to your belly, hips and thighs; may cau ... Read on »
Almost-Raw, Green Bars by VibrantGlow Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Recently, I posted a recipe for my version of Carmen's Muesli Bars . Today I'd like to share my version of those expensive, healthy "green" bars. I made them for my ... Read on »
The Sun, Skin Cancer, SPF and Superfoods by VibrantGlow Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The day after I found out the exciting news that I was pregnant with my son, I was delivered the blowing news that at 37 years old I had skin cancer. Granted, it wasn't me ... Read on »
Pressing the Reset Button at Lakeview at Fontana by VibrantGlow Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Oh my!  Earlier this month I had a chance to escape my day-to-day responsibilities of being a full-time mom to two highly-demanding tots and get away for a girls' weekend ... Read on »
Those Wrinkles May Be Telling You Something by VibrantGlow Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Many of us gauge the status of our health based upon the number on the bathroom scale or our last cholesterol and blood pressure check. But simply looking at your fa ... Read on »
Homemade Muesli Bars by VibrantGlow Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating My family loves Carman's Muesli Bars, but since we can can gobble up a $5.00 box in a blink, I thought I'd try to make my own and make it a bit more nutrient dense. I replac ... Read on »
High Fructose Corn Syrup Linked to Liver Scarring and Significant Weight Gain by VibrantGlow Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Two new Ivy League studies were just released this week adding more reasons to put down your soda pop. The first one links increased consumption of high fructo ... Read on »