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Eating a Rainbow

Last week, I talked about crowding out as a strategy for improving your diet that would set you up for success even through the holidays. This week, I talked about eating a rainbow as a part of that strategy. Enjoy the video and have a very Happy Thanksgiving!

April 30 Day Challenge

Unfortunately, our March 30 day challenge was postponed thanks to the Super Tuesday tornadoes, but we’re going to re-start it on Wednesday! Our goal should be to eat 5 servings of vegetables and 2-3 servings of fruit each day and to make sure those fruits and vegetable are from a variety of color groups, but …

The Banana Dilema

During my health journey over the past decade, I can’t tell you how many people have told me that bananas are bad for me. In the last 10 years, I’ve beat cancer, eliminated high cholesterol, and said good-bye to adult acne, chronic rhinitis, and rheumatoid arthritis. I eat a banana almost every day. It’s important …

The Benefits of Blackberries

Blackberries are in season June through August depending upon where you live. Here in Tennessee they’ve been at the farmer’s market for a few weeks now. Just like blueberries, there are numerous health benefits: Loaded with antioxidants Contains 31% of your daily fiber requirement Contains 50% of your daily Vitamin C requirement Contains 36% of …

The Benefits of Blueberries

Blueberries are in season here in Tennessee. We bought several pounds of organically-grown blueberries from a local farmer last week at the farmer’s market. We’ve made jelly and enjoyed them in our oatmeal or raw every day. Next week, we’ll probably make muffins and oatmeal bars. There are some big advantages to eating seasonally. First, …