Category Archives: Antioxidants

Cinnamon Apple Sweet Potato Pie Smoothie

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One of the most interesting things about sweet potatoes, is that despite having “sweet” in their name, and tasting sweet, they are low glycemic.  Low glycemic foods gradually raise your bloodsugar. Sweet potatoes spike your bloodsugar significantly less than a regular white potato! They are a nearly perfect food with high fiber, rich in vitamins […]

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15 Superfoods for Peak Performance

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The other day I drove into a Rancho Santa Fe gas station, and just as I was about to jump out to go pump my gas, the nice attendant came up and asked me “I’d be happy to pump your gas for you.  Premium fuel today?”  Yes, please, I respond and get back in the […]

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Hydrating Foods to Beat the Heat

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As the thermostat goes up, so does the body’s requirement for fluids.  Dehydration can occur when the body loses fluids, does not take in enough – or a combination of the two.  When the body loses a significant enough amount of fluids, lost electrolytes should also be replenished along with the lost water.  Electrolytes are […]

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The Amazing Artichoke!

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    Artichokes do not get the credit that they deserve as a superfood.  But their antioxidant capacity puts them in the top four vegetables and seventh overall according to a study conducted by the  U.S. Dept. of Agriculture.  The Artichoke, also known as cynara, is a member of the thistle family, a group of […]

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The Healthiest Hot Chocolate – Ever!!

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  When there is a bit of a chill in the air, curling up on the couch with a nice cup of hot chocolate is a delicious way to warm up.  My kids love hot chocolate – but I don’t love the kind made with those hot chocolate packets – each cup contains 20 grams […]

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7 Tips to Make Your July 4th Celebration Fun & Healthier!



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Independence Day means fireworks, parades, and of course – BBQs.  Usually you will see a lot of artificially colored red, white and blue items on July 4th, but we do our best to avoid food dyes.  This year for your Independence Day celebration, why not think beyond red, white and blue and go for a […]

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Golden Milk Tea

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A rich history in Ayurvedic medicine, tumeric it is one of the most revered roots. Tumeric is an incredibly powerful anti-inflammatory & anti-oxidant herb.  Tumeric has been shown to detoxify the liver, assist in the removal of mucus, lower cholesterol, help to manage weight, treat IBS, provide iron, and and is a wonderful herbal remedy […]

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Foods to Lower Cholesterol

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Having elevated LDL cholesterol levels and triglycerides has been associated with an increased risk of heart disease and stroke.  “If you have too much cholesterol, your internal machinery is not going to be able to take away enough cholesterol from the cells,” says Yeon-Kyun Shin, a biophysics professor in the department of biochemistry at Iowa […]

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Energize Your Day!

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With the Rebalance Life Superfood Chia Blueberry Smoothie. During the holidays we all need a little more energy. This smoothie delivers – packing an insane amount of nutrition into one regular ole’ glass.  Have this smoothie for breakfast for one whole week and see if it changes your energy, digestion, mood….your life!!   Superfood cleanses can […]

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I Heart Dark Chocolate!

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The word “chocolate” comes from the Aztec word “xocoatl,” which referred to a bitter drink brewed from cacao beans. Theobroma cacao, is the name of the tree where cacao beans are harvested. All chocolate comes from cacao beans which are the seeds of the Theobroma tree.  The word cacao means “food of the gods.” First […]

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