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cherry night smoothie

Cherry Night Smoothie

This healthy smoothie contains pumpkin seeds which are very high in L-tryptophan as well as cherries which are one of the highest natural sources of natural melatonin. Dark chocolate contains natural seratonin to help you relax. Cherries also have a natural sweetness and a low glycemic index which helps keep blood sugar intact with the […]

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Balsamic Maple Salad Dressing

This is my new favorite salad dressing. It is simple and easy to make. Ingredients 1 Cup Olive Oil 3 Tablespoons Maple Syrup 2 Tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar Salt to Taste Combine all ingredients in a covered jar and then shake to blend  

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Blueberry Eye Health Smoothie

Blueberries are rich in antioxidants and especially rich in anthocyanins. In fact anthocyanins may be helpful for people with cataracts and help to slow cataract progression. We use almonds as they are high in vitamin E. The spinach is another ingredient that helps you with eye help. One ounce of almonds has 1/3 of the […]

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Anti-inflammatory Smoothie

This is a great smoothie to start your day. I like to use fresh turmeric that I can find at Whole foods. However you can also use powdered turmeric. I love the Critical Care Matrix by Mushroom Matrix for its support of the immune system and healthy inflammation.   Ingredients 1 Banana organic ½ inch […]

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Celiac and Cancer Risk

Celiac Disease Linked to Reduced Risk of Certain Cancers in Women   Researchers have conducted studies to determine the risk of women who have celiac disease(CD) developing certain cancers.  The results of long-terms studies revealed that women who have celiac disease may be less likely to develop certain kinds of cancer. Celiac Disease Celiac disease […]

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Flaxseed Fibers

The Benefits of Flaxseed Fibers in Suppressing Postprandial Lipemia and Appetite Flaxseed oil is a wonderful source of essential fatty acids which can provide many health benefits.  Most importantly it contains linolenic acid, which is also a fatty acid that the body cannot produce on its own. Most Americans tend to have insufficient amounts of […]

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Study Finds That Drinking Cherry Juice Can Improve Sleep

Study Finds That Drinking Cherry Juice Can Improve Sleep Eating habits and daily health and nutrition choices impact countless areas of health, and sleep is no exception.  While consuming food before bed or drinking wine or caffeinated beverages can disrupt sleep, a new study has found that consuming tart Montmorency cherry juice can noticeably improve […]

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