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Green Smoothie to match my green dress! Apparently, on the streets of New York City, where trends are made, green drinks are the new cool beverage of choice. People are seen walking about with green juice in hand rather than the ubiquitous Starbucks. Now that is a fad I can get behind! If you would like to make your own …

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Breakfast: Raw Cinnamon Toast with Raw Raspberry Jam I am feeling very virtuous this morning, haven partaken of a totally raw yet scrumptious breakfast while sipping my green tea. This is so easy to do – just mix up a combination of ground nuts and seeds and dehydrate overnight. My mixture was as follows: Raw Cinnamon Toast 1/2 c. finely …

Sugar-Free – slimmer and more energetic!

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Food ART Life – one of my small, painted from life oils – cherry tomatoes in sunshine! How did your 2 week abstention from the evil sugar and (for some people) wheat go? I found it pretty easy to do and the tiny amounts of natural sugar I took in were from fruits, with the small exception of 2 tiny …

Top 10 Secrets for a Great Summer Body @Oprah Magazine

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Image from O Magazine website If you are interested in staying vibrant and fit, whatever your age, you must check out the new July issue of O Magazine for an inspirational article on Toni Bark, M.D. a.k.a. Wonder Woman. The article provides her top 10 secrets for staying happy, sharp, and healthy. Toni, age 52, is also a homeopathic doctor, …

Ideas to Detox Your Life and Feel Better

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Take some time to smell the Spring flowers! Congratulations! You have made it through a whole week on your Spring cleanse! I hope you are looking and feeling great. I thought I would talk about getting healthy routines into your life today. Maybe you can incorporate some of these ideas into the second week of your detox. One beneficial morning …

Sugar Destroys Your Skin!

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They don’t look so good when you think about what they do to your skin! If feeling better and being healthier is not enough motivation, how about your looks? Did you know that sugar in the body promotes and accelerates the appearance of sagging skin and wrinkles? The consumption of lots of sugar encourages glycation, where proteins attach to sugars …

Limeade Green Smoothie to beat sugar cravings!

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If you don’t already have a plan for your green smoothie of the day, here is one to try: Limeade Green Smoothie 1 lime, with skin cut off (a little white is okay) 1 small organic apple, seeded and quartered 1 organic celery stalk 3 leaves of organic kale (discard stem) 2 cups water 1 packet stevia or to taste …

Eliminate Sugar & Wheat to Slim Down!

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Appreciate some gorgeous spring flowers to take your mind off that croissant! So how is it going? What strategies are you employing to keep temptation at bay? Going cold turkey when eliminating sugar from our diet is actually easier than trying to cut back – you really do lose your desire for simple carbs and sugars when you stop eating …

Video – Sugar is Toxic

Sugar is toxic. Watch this video if your motivation to stick to the program is waning! video showing recent research about the toxic effects of sugar