Sugar’s Not So Bad, Right?

Yesterday, I posted about how bad artificial sweeteners are to our health. Sugar isn’t any better, but I’m sure you probably know that already. Artificial sweeteners are lab-created chemical concoctions that harms our health in many ways. However, sugar also harms our health as well. Sugar is comprised of two types of simple sugar molecules–… [Continue Reading]

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Artificial Sweeteners are Poison!

This post discusses artificial sweeteners, their chemical content, biochemistry and health impact. Also included will be information about the history of artificial sweeteners and ways to reduce consumption. Artificial Sweetener History In 1879, the first artificial sweetener was created and called saccharin. It was developed because during WW1 and WW2 sugar became scarce and production costs… [Continue Reading]

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The Dangers of Microwave Ovens!

It seems like microwave ovens have been around forever, but I remember that I was in high school when my dad bought my mom one. She even got several cooking classes to learn how to use it to cook meals. I learned about the dangers of microwaving foods several years ago and have stopped using… [Continue Reading]

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Protecting against Enterovirus 68

A very serious virus, Enterovirus 68 (or D68), going around has affected hundreds of children in 10 states. This virus is rare and causes cold-like symptoms initially, but can become severe quickly, especially in children who suffer from asthma or other respiratory problems. Some children have had to be put into ICU because their symptoms… [Continue Reading]

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The Wonderful Benefits of Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has some amazing properties and I’m still learning about them all, myself. I’ve been using it for many years, and continue to find more and more ways to incorporate it in my meals and in other ways to improve my health. Coconut oil is a saturated fat. Don’t get scared of it, though!… [Continue Reading]

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Support Colorado’s GMO Labeling Initiative!!!

Here in Colorado, Proposition 105 is on the ballot for the November 4th elections. This proposition, if passed will require all foods modified or treated with genetically modified materials to include a “Produced With Genetic Engineering” label by July 1st, 2016. This is an exciting opportunity! Why is this important? Genetically modified foods are altered… [Continue Reading]

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How Can Water Help Prevent Disease?

Did you know that chronic dehydration can lead to many health conditions? Did you know that even though we drink tons of coffee, soft drinks, and tea most people are dehydrated? Proper hydration can do more than you think to prevent disease. The human body is 70% water. We will only live 3 days without… [Continue Reading]

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Should You Get A Flu Shot?

Another sign that fall is here is that flu shots are being advertised at local drugstores. Should you get one? There are many things to consider before deciding if it’s right for you. Influenza, the flu as it’s commonly called, is a highly contagious respiratory infection that causes fever, muscle aches, cough, sore throat, runny… [Continue Reading]

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Great Spices and Herbs that Boost Immunity

Not only can eating a healthy diet of vegetables, fruits, grass-fed beef and bison, free-range chicken, wild-caught fish boost your immune system (and of course, eliminating sugar, wheat and processed foods), but so can the spices and herbs added to your dishes. Turmeric has recently been touted as an amazing anti-inflammatory spice. Reducing inflammation in the… [Continue Reading]

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We’ve Moved!

We are very happy to let you all know that we have a new location!  It was rather sudden, a month earlier than we expected, so we spent the weekend moving.  We are taking today to do some organizing and expect our classes to be up and running tomorrow, Wednesday, September 3rd. We are now located at… [Continue Reading]

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