Articles tagged with "healthy living"


  • Soaking Cashews. Why it’s Different from Other Nuts

    Soaking cashews to improve nutrition and digestibility is important. It is quite a different process from other nuts, so take note of the steps so you don’t ruin a batch. Learning how to soak nuts is very important to improve digestibility and nutrient absorption. While raw nuts are an extremely nutritious food, this careful preparation …
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  • 90 Year Old Credits Coronavirus Survival to this Potato Soup Recipe

    Geneva Wood is a 90 year old resident of Kirkland, Washington. The mother of five lived on her own until very recently, when she had a stroke and moved into the Life Care Center to recover. This is the nursing home that became an early focus of the novel coronavirus outbreak in the United States. …
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  • How to Care for Live Kefir Grains

    The steps required to properly care for live kefir grains whether you will be fermenting milk, juice or nondairy milk so that they stay strong and healthy for a lifetime! The recent article on the best type of kefir starter generated a lot of questions about how to activate and otherwise care for live kefir …
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  • Making the Best Kefir. Powdered Starter vs Grains

    The important reasons why homemade kefir only lives up to its title as the world’s most powerful and therapeutic fermented food when cultured with live grains versus powdered starter packets or store kefir. Properly made, 24-hour kefir is arguably the world’s more powerful and therapeutic fermented food. It’s important to know, however, that there is …
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  • Coronavirus: How Trainers & Gyms Are Working

    The spread of the COVID-19 virus is impacting our everyday lives in almost every way imaginable, including our fitness routines. Gyms all over the world have begun to close and, those that have not, have seen a decrease in membership and attendance rates. This is a time for owners to be understanding of the impact […] …

  • Coronavirus: Gym Risk?

    As you look around the gym, you see a familiar scene. There are people lying on mats, holding on to dumbbells, and breathing heavily on the cardio equipment. It is not exactly the picture of perfect hygiene that we would prefer to see. Even in the cleanliest gyms with the most responsible members, the heightened […] …

  • How to Dehydrate Food to Preserve Enzymes + Probiotics

    How to dehydrate food either in a dehydrator or a warm oven without losing precious enzymes and probiotics to ensure that as much nutrition as possible is retained. A number of people from around the world who are in a quarantine situation due to the novel coronavirus have emailed me recently to inquire about dehydrating …
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  • Meet Chris Pearson, Founder of Reformed Athletes [Interview]

    Choosing to start your own fitness business takes a lot of focus, discipline, and consistency. Oftentimes, taking that entrepreneurial leap of faith can feel lonely and it can be difficult to find anyone who can relate to your present circumstance. Today, we’re talking to Chris Pearson who will share his experience as an entrepreneur who […] …

  • Why Most Online Reviews are Worthless

    Why online reviews are basically worthless. This is especially the case for health-related products from small companies that are competing with inferior alternatives from mega-corporations. A common request by members of the recently launched Healthy Home Plus is assistance with vetting food and supplement brands they are considering for purchase. Sometimes the product was recommended …
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  • Is Trans Fat in Meat and Dairy Dangerous?

    Perhaps you have noticed that natural meat-based snacks targeted to those who avoid refined carbs and sugar have a little secret hiding on the nutritional label…trans fat! One of my kids brought it to my attention the other day as he was munching on a grass-fed meat stick that I frequently buy for snacks. Sometimes, …
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