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Month: December 2016

Reducing Inflammation: Lifestyle

Reducing Inflammation: Lifestyle

Addressing inflammation in your body needs to be a whole system’s approach.  Diet is key, but so is your lifestyle.  Just as we discussed that foods have been afflicted with toxins and chemicals, so have our environments.  These days we live fast paced lives getting from one place to the next, fitting in our work and family responsibilities with our social calendar.  We spend a lot of time in transit, be it car, bus, taxi… you name it.  We have new…

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Immune Boosting Pumpkin Seeds

Immune Boosting Pumpkin Seeds

I thought we could take a break from our inflammation series for a quick recipe share.  With cold and flu season in full swing, I try to incorporate natural approaches to boosting the immune system at every opportunity.  There are so many foods that fit the bill, but a favorite household snack of mine is pumpkin seeds. I often buy the pumpkin seeds in the shell.  They have a pleasant mild flavor, and eating them with the shell on offers…

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