The Savvy Sweet Potato

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Celebrate National Sweet Potato Month this February! Mother nature gifted us with this superfood tuber so let’s use it for all that it’s worth and all year around. Sweet potatoes are naturally sweet, versatile and delicious. They’re a complex carbohydrate, giving us more energy for longer amounts of time, help… Read more »

The New Healthy You

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The New Year brings opportunities to set new goals, recalibrate and make better healthy living choices. Living a healthy lifestyle is a common resolution for many, especially after indulging over the past few weeks. Where should you start? The gym, the kitchen, getting more sleep or giving up a bad… Read more »

Let’s Detox the Toxins

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Toxicity has become a great concern these days. Toxins that frequently affect our health and metabolism are: Sugar Caffeine Processed foods Trans fats Alcohol GMO’s (Genetically Modified Organisms) Hormones Antibiotics Pesticides Preservatives Additives Food colorings Medication Poor water quality Solvents We are also polluted by the air and water which… Read more »

Candida Overgrowth: The Silent Killer

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Are you affected by Candida Albicans (or overgrowth)? Most people are! What is Candida overgrowth? Candida is a benign sugar-fermenting yeast that is typically harmless as a single celled fungus. It resides largely in the digestive tract and is a large part of the intestines ecology in small amounts. Fungi,… Read more »

Flu Season? No Problem.

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By Dr. Dena Mendes We are deep in cold and flu season and many people are calling me with upper respiratory infections and pneumonia. This is simply the immune system’s way of attacking a virus. It’s called an inflammatory response that then produces flu symptoms such as a runny nose,… Read more »