Category Archives: Health

I Don’t Miss It!

Hey all! I’m still on vacation and I wasn’t planning to post until I got home, but I miss you guys. By the way, I’m SO sorry that I haven’t been keeping up with reading blogs lately, but I’ve been … Continue reading

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Tips for Staying Lean Over the Holidays

Not only did I lose weight when I went plant-strong but I’ve kept it off without really trying for the past two years. If you’re following my blog, however; you know that I’ve been posting lots of goodies lately. While … Continue reading

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Can you lower your hereditary cholesterol? Naturally?

Originally posted on Anne Sture Tucker:
Yes, absolutely you can! I never thought it would be, because my doctor told me – “young lady, you have the hereditary kind of high cholesterol and that means no matter what you do,…

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Is a Plant-Strong Diet too Extreme?

If you asked me to give up meat and dairy two years ago, I would have laughed. Due to my husband’s health issues, however; I found myself at a Plant-Strong Diet class at Whole Foods Market. The presenter, Gerrie, shared … Continue reading

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Is Your Grocery Store Safe?

I recently discovered the blog, Welcome to Abby’s Kitchen, and love it! Abby’s got lots of great healthy recipes, but I also enjoy reading her thoughts about health care, food and well-being. Her take on these issues is especially powerful since she’s … Continue reading

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From Heart Attack to Heart Health

Today I’m sharing my blogger buddy, Susan’s inspirational story about how a Christmas Eve heart attack shattered her family and how they found health and healing through a plant-based diet. When you finish reading, be sure to check out Susan’s … Continue reading

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To Genetically Modify Or To Not Genetically Modify? The Question Continues…

When I heard that foods were being modified to produce their own pesticides, I became concerned. That just sounds SO unhealthy! Still, I have to admit that I know little about GMO’s. So today I’m sharing a GMO guest post … Continue reading

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Chocolate, Coconut & Rum Pie – This Blog’s Last Sugar Binge!

Two years ago my husband found out he had high blood pressure and high cholesterol. He worried that this was the beginning of the downward spiral to poor health like it had been for his dad. Knowing these issues were … Continue reading

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Eureka! Homemade Vegan Yogurt!

Originally posted on VegCharlotte:
I did it!  I did it!  I DID IT! As some of you may remember from a previous post, yogurt has been the hardest thing for me to give up.  I tried a number of alternative…

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Dairy Free Yogurts

I recently wrote the post, Can Probiotics Make You Happy, about research that shows that probiotics have been shown to reduce anxiety. This got me interested in the other bennies of probiotics (which are many!). Anyway, I’ve been trying to … Continue reading

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