Healthy Recipes

Insomnia: Can Getting Sleep Reduce Depression?

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Insomnia = Depression?

I have always been a night owl. Without fail, I’d stay up way too late and often not by choice. Insomnia has been a big part of most, if not, all of my life. People who can just fall asleep with ease have always baffled me. I mean, they lie down and within 5 minutes or less they’re totally OUT! I have no idea what that feels like and have a doctor’s prescribed medication that helps me fall asleep at night. Those of us with true chronic and life long insomnia can wake up at 5 am, run a marathon, remain busy from morning until night, maybe even solve all the world’s problems and still can’t fall asleep at night. Read the rest of this entry »

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THE EXTRODINARY HEALING POWER OF MACROBIOTICS

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Melanie Patricia Farkash


In 1985 I was introduced to the macrobiotic or brown rice diet. I will take you on the adventure and show you its amazing healing power.

I started on it as an overweight, 38-year-old woman. My health to say the least was not good at all. My teeth had numerous cavities, crowns and missing teeth. My hair was thin. My eyesight was so bad that I wore bifocals for my myopia and a stigmatism. I also had very little night vision, so I never drove after dark. I also have a variety of hemophilia. My doctors tested the blood for years and said I apparently had everything there in terms of plasma and platelets, but the blood just would not coagulate. Read the rest of this entry »

Creamy Avocado Smoothie: Drink Your Vitamins

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photo 5I am sure you’ve got that killer homemade guacamole recipe that you love to dish out when friends are over or on special occasions. If you are an avocado fan you are probably used to adding it to your salad or sandwich as well. But, have you ever tried drinking it?

Recently, I felt a little daring and decided to drink my avocado and I was blown away by just how amazing and tasty it was. As I mentioned in a previous post, I have been juicing with the Nutribullet pro. I am finding just how creative one can be, as there are so many wonderful Nutribullet recipes out there today. I really enjoy the Nutribullet pro because there is little to no clean up and no vital nutrients thrown away or wasted.

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Juicing with the Nutribullet-Pro Series: Healthy Rewards

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nutribulletOnce you start juicing, you won’t feel like turning back. The great thing about juicing your veggies and fruits is that now you can juice without all the mess. There are a variety of Nutribullet recipes that can jump-start your new healthy lifestyle. I have heard a lot about Nutribullet and the Nutribullet Pro, but I was skeptical and thought it wasn’t going to be as good as other juicers. The thing I love about the Nutribullet is that there is no mess, little clean up, and no wasting an ounce of precious nutrients from your veggies or fruit that you’d ordinarily throw away.

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