Category: <span>Health & Wellness</span>

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MONOUNSATURATED FATS: TWO TIPS, TONS OF FLAVOR

MONOUNSATURATED FATS: TWO TIPS, TONS OF FLAVOR Do any reading on heart healthy diets, and the term Monounsaturated Fat will come up. According to the American Heart Association: For good health, the majority of the fats that you eat should be monounsaturated or polyunsaturated. Monounsaturated fats can help reduce bad cholesterol levels in your blood which...

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Polyphenols, explained

POLYPHENOLS, EXPLAINED The health benefits of extra virgin olive oil are widely known. Heart healthy compounds abound in olive oil. Doctors and the American Heart Association agree: consuming olive oil is associated with lower instanced of heart disease. Lately, we’ve been met with an even deeper question about specific compounds – polyphenols – in our olive...

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Ayurvedic Teas

Ayurveda, the alternative Indian medical system based on ancient writings, relies on a natural and holistic approach to physical and mental health. While not considered mainstream in the United States, Ayurvedic medicine is one of India’s traditional health care systems.  The three Doshas are central to Ayurveda and are the basis of the practice’s personalized...

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All About French Lemon Ginger Tea

Whether it’s a tickle in your throat or a rumble in your tummy, French Lemon Ginger is ready with soothing botanicals. This custom blend is a caffeine free herbal infusion that’s rich in flavor and function. FRENCH LEMON GINGER FAST FACTS Type: Rooibos-based Botanical InfusionPlace: South Africa & Across the GlobeIngredients: Rooibos, Lemongrass, Ginger, Honeybush,...

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Feel Good with Namaste Tea

We love the tradition of enjoying tea – Yogi Tea – after a session on the mat. Enter Namaste Tea. This gorgeous, fragrant blend is all about calm. Lavender, chamomile and elder flower come together to create a centering blend. Drink in peace and tranquility. Namaste. NAMASTE FAST FACTS Type: Herbal Infusion Ingredients: Lavender, chamomile, elder flowerFlavor...

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ANNE MILNECK’S CROHN’S CRUSADE

From In Register June 2019. Written by Amy Alexander. Photos by Collin Richie. It’s a subject no one wants to talk about. But that doesn’t make it go away. In fact, not talking about a significant disease only makes it less understood and more difficult to navigate. Anne Milneck is trying to change all that. In the...

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CHRONIC DISEASE: 3 TIPS FOR EMBRACING YOUR FOOD PLAN

I recently attended the President’s Summit for the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation—my son Clay was diagnosed with severe Crohn’s disease in 2016, and I serve as the local chapter board President. As I read the conference agenda, I was very excited about a session on the latest research on diet. First, let’s clear this up: there is...

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BEST DRESSED: 4 FAB SALAD DRESSINGS

There’s just something about homemade salad dressing. They’re a great way to make eating greens more interesting, and they simply taste better! Here are 4 salad dressings we turn to again and again. Caesar Dressing The dressing is salty-tangy-cheesy goodness. We teach this dressing often in our Teaching Kitchen, and it’s always an “oh wow”...