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Your life depends on it According to the National Institutes of Health, obesity and overweight together are the second leading cause of preventable death in the United States, close behind tobacco use. An estimated 300,000 deaths per year are due to the obesity epidemic. So, whether it’s 10 pounds or 100 pounds, the health risks…

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“Yes, in fact, I AM the boss of you!” That is what I wanted to scream the first time I heard Mr. Rinaldi say, “You’re not the boss of me!” But after 21 years of being married and hearing it every time I try to get him to eat vegetables, I’ve given up on fighting and taken to…

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Have you considered raw foods as a lifestyle? Raw for 30 Days documents the journey of five Americans suffering from Adult Onset Type II Diabetes, who undergo a radical 30-day diet and lifestyle change in the hope of reversing or reducing their insulin dependence. The film shows the eating habits that led to the development…

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While growing up, you may have heard that snacking would spoil your dinner. Perhaps mom didn’t know best on this one. Multiple studies have shown that it makes sense to snack. For starters, if you eat three smaller meals and three snacks daily you will find your energy level and blood sugar stable throughout the…

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Previous post: The benefits of eating raw foods Refrigerator Cookies 3 cups rolled oats 2 cups almond butter 3/4 cup honey Mix almond butter and honey together then add oats. Form into balls and set dates aside. Pulverize more oats in a food processor until powdery. (You can add then add for flavoring: carob powder,  cinnamon, …

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Previous post: The benefits of eating raw foods Live Garden Burgers 1 pound soaked nuts (I prefer raw cashews) 1 pound grated carrots 1 chopped onion 1 tablespoon sweetener (honey, banana, raisins) 1 tablespoon oil 1-2 tablespoons poultry (or other) seasoning 2-3 tablespoons nutritional yeast sea salt to taste Process in food processor until a firm…

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Previous post: The benefits of eating raw foods Stuffed Mushrooms 1/3 cup pine nuts 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/3 cup fresh parsley, packed leaves, chopped 1/3 cup fresh basil, packed leaves, chopped 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 cup tomato, chopped 2 tablespoon Braggs or to taste Put all ingredients into a food processor, except the…

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I mention raw foods and the first things you may think of may be carrot sticks, celery sticks and a side of ranch dressing for good measure. A raw food diet actually consists of eating foods that have not been cooked above 130 degrees. You incorporate lots of fresh, raw fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds. Some people incorporate…

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A balanced breakfast is most certainly not a muffin in one hand and coffee in the other. People often get hung up on what a balanced breakfast is. Heck, people get hung up on breakfast in and of itself. I’ve heard every excuse from I don’t have time, I’m not sure what balanced is, I can’t eat…

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It Doesn’t Have To Be So Hard – 5 EASY Steps to Let Go of 20 Pounds Permanently with Dr. Linda 01-21-2013 Join Lessons in Joyful Living Radio with Kimberly Rinaldi as she speaks with Dr. Linda Marquez Goodine about healthy weight loss. Dr. Linda outlines five easy, pain-free steps to release 20 pounds of…

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