Dairy and Yogurt Benefits

How To Avoid Empty Calorie Foods

How To Avoid Empty Calorie Foods

0 by / on February 9, 2012, 2:58 pm

The USDA warns that many of our foods and beverages contain what they call “empty calories”. In this article, we explain the difference between empty calorie foods and no sugar added foods, as well as some tips for what to look for while grocery shopping!

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Filling Half Your Plate With Fruits and Veggies

Filling Half Your Plate With Fruits and Veggies

0 by / on February 7, 2012, 1:50 am

The USDA has replaced the food pyramid with a plate diagram to help us understand proper portions of each food group for healthy living.

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PMS Relief, The Natural Way

PMS Relief, The Natural Way

0 by / on November 28, 2011, 1:50 pm

Finding relief from PMS the natural way means consuming foods, fruits, and vegetables that can reduce the effects of menstruation, replenish vitamins levels in the weeks that follow, and balance a woman’s estrogen levels. Here’s that list!

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Pulp-Riffic: Harvest Potato and Apple Pancakes

Pulp-Riffic: Harvest Potato and Apple Pancakes

0 by / on October 28, 2011, 12:26 pm

As we breeze our way into Fall, comfort food is the name of the game. The potato is often overlooked and under-appreciated, but has rich history and is full of nutrition. Check out this post for some great potato tips and one of the best pancake recipes we’ve ever seen!

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Yogurt and Probiotics For Body, Diet, and Health!

Yogurt and Probiotics For Body, Diet, and Health!

2 by / on September 30, 2011, 12:52 pm

This article isn’t just about how yogurt is a great addition to your diet and smoothies, it’s also about why it’s great: active cultures. Learn more about probiotics and why you should be including them in your smoothie routine!

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A Taste Of The Tropics ~ Coconut Raspberry Mango Smoothie

A Taste Of The Tropics ~ Coconut Raspberry Mango Smoothie

0 by / on August 9, 2011, 7:08 am

Here’s a Caribbean smoothie that takes you back to the tropics, featuring raspberries and mangoes, blended together with coconut water. You’ll think you’re on a beach in the islands!

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Tips for Making a Better Smoothie

Tips for Making a Better Smoothie

0 by / on August 3, 2011, 11:20 am

Here are some great tips for making better overall smoothies. From what to add and when, we’ve got it all covered here. Blend away!

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Contains Green Smoothie

Contains Green Smoothie

2 by / on May 20, 2011, 1:42 pm

An almost green smoothie, containing berries, Greek yogurt, and mint, for those healthy lifestyle juicers who may not be into the green drinks.

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More Info on Menopause

0 by / on April 20, 2010, 5:30 am

I’ve always been a multi-tasker, but recently have found myself forgetting things and muti-tasking has become more difficult.  The other day I walked down two flights of stairs to get something in the basement.  Once down there, I put what I needed on a shelf and started another quick project in the basement.  A few minutes later I walked back up the two flights of stairs and sat at my desk only to discover I had forgotten what I went into the basement for!  The books were still sitting on the shelf in the basement!  Now I understand this could [...]

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Yogurt for Health

1 by / on November 27, 2009, 1:11 am

What exactly is this simple, healthy food?  You make yogurt by adding two bacterial cultures, Lactobacillus bulgaricus and Streptococcus thermophilus, to pasteurized milk to trun it into a thicker, fermented form.  All forms of yogurt contain these cultures at the start, and many supplement with additional probiotics that are associated with specific health benefits.  The healing benefits of yogurt have been known for centuries.  The active live cultures used for the making of yogurt and kefir are the good bacteria needed for your body to function at its highest level, can help you live longer and may fortify your immune system.  [...]

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