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Why Amanda has such pretty skin

Amanda, my event manager, has beautiful skin. She is in her 30′s and looks in her 20′s. Whatever she is doing for her skin, we want to do, right? Here are some tips she sent me: I add drops of essential oil to my coconut oil, and mix in a small container. That way, when […]

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What to do about WRINKLES?

After yoga, when I’m rolling up my mat, seems like often a GSG reader comes over to chat. Tell me their green smoothie experience, ask what to do to help a friend struggling with health problems, ask me when the group buy ends. Stuff like that. Recently, Cheryl, a 53-yo, very fit breast cancer survivor, […]

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Wrecking whole foods with nasty other stuff

Matthew texted me this photo he took at Walmart, and said, “Can you tell me where to get some pork jowls?” What the devil are pork jowls and why would anyone eat them? Who makes these signs? Has anyone reading this ever eaten the fatty underbelly of the chinny-chin-chin of a little piggy? My least-favorite thing ever is […]

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Nutrition for pregnant moms, babies, toddlers…..part 4 of 5

Today’s topic: NUTRITION DURING PREGNANCY. Remember, what you’re eating when you’re pregnant is also contributing to healthy blood, bones, tissues, and organs—or not. It’s so painful for me to remember back to eating 7-11 nachos, Diet Coke, a Special Burger and fries (extra fry sauce!) at lunch, and Ben & Jerry’s after dinner, throughout my […]

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Patty’s Chocolate Mango Cheesecake

  Patty’s Chocolate Mango Cheesecake (It’s raw and living) Ingredients 1 cup  raw cacao powder 3 cups raw cashews (soaked for about 45 minutes) 2 cups rejuvelac or water 1 cup sprouted sunflower seeds 3 1/2 cups of date sauce (see recipe below) 3 peeled and chopped sweet ripe mangos 2 cups of fresh coconut […]

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Coconut Oil Giveaway and Recipes!

I’ve sent people to Mountain Rose Herbs for their extra virgin, cold-pressed coconut oil, for years. I’ve never had a complaint, because their product is fabulous, and we’ve gotten tons of testimonials about skin conditions clearing and other exciting benefits of beginning to use this lauric acid-rich, medium chain fatty acid (missing in most people’s […]

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Anti-perspirants and shaving….do they cause breast cancer too?

Antiperspirants and underarm shaving cause breast cancer, too! Dr. Kris McGrath, M.D. of Chicago published a study of 400 breast cancer survivors, in the European Journal of Cancer Prevention. Women who aggressively shave and use antiperspirant had a diagnosis of breast cancer 22 years earlier than non-users. The most obvious conclusion is that tiny nicks […]

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I need to gain some weight! Part 2 of 3

But some of the uber-thin are actually not digesting food and are quite unhealthy. They might be eating as much junk as the overweight people are, but because of chronic gut issues, they are not absorbing nutrition—not even calories, but certainly not minerals and many vitamins as well. Last week after a tennis match, both […]

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Nutrition is usually a gradual process of changes and improvement!

I think it’s important you know how gradual my health changes were. Because I don’t want you to be discouraged if you like how you feel eating whole foods, but your problems didn’t disappear overnight. I’ve written about 21 health problems I had in my 20′s that have all gone the way of the Dodo. […]

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CHI Recipes, part 2 of 2

Sweetened Almond Milk 1 cup raw almonds, soaked overnight and drained 4 cups filtered water 4 dates (pitted) or ¼ cup chopped dates ½ tsp vanilla Blend until very smooth (about 2 minutes) in BlendTec. Optionally, if you want smooth milk without sediment, strain with nut milk bag, or cheesecloth. Use pulp in green smoothies […]

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