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Like a building with a poor foundation, a body with poor posture is less resistant to strains and injuries. Poor posture often develops because of habitual, incorrect movements and patterns. Most of us struggle with muscle pain and limited range of... [read more]
Once I get past his hysterical introductions, I often find something of interest in the columns of Dr. Joe Mercola. One of his many columns this week linked calcium intake to breast cancer. The title caught my eye, because of my interest in breast... [read more]
Unless you grew up in a home where traditional Indian cooking was the norm, you may not be totally familiar with ghee, or clarified butter. In fact, you may be thinking that clarified butter sounds awfully artery clogging, and avoid it completely.... [read more]
Having just dined on a delicious pork loin with a polenta and kale accompaniment, the first thing I did when I got home was to figure out how to make this dish in my own kitchen. Packed with protein and incredible nutrients, this naturally gluten-... [read more]
In a charged emotional setting or intense decision-making time, you’ve probably gotten the sometimes frustrating but generally accurate piece of advice: “listen to your gut.” Idiomatically, your friends mean that deep within yourself, you’ll have... [read more]
Getting healthy, losing weight, and lowering your glycemic count is an admirable goal, and one we should all be considering as we head out for our weekly grocery shopping. While the temptation is to restrict as many calories as possible --... [read more]
Meatloaf is a family favorite for good reason; it's filling, delicious, and easy to get on the dinner table. Of course if you can't -- or don't want to -- eat gluten, you'll have to adapt your traditional meatloaf recipe to your new needs.In... [read more]
As a bona fide sweet tooth, it's difficult to bypass the oatmeal cookies for a carrot stick. Considering the not-so-hot side effects of sugar, however, we all totally should. Whether it's high fructose corn syrup, brown sugar, or straight-up... [read more]
For some people cutting out pasta is a way to get carbohydrates out of their diet to stay healthy. For others who suffer from gluten intolerance or Celiac disease -- there's no choice in the matter. That pasta has got to go. Luckily there is a... [read more]
The New York Times Sunday Review had a lovely article this past weekend about how the first step to meeting your New Year's resolution is to make a New Year's resolution.  If you have defined goals, you're more likely to meet them.  Wherever you... [read more]