Posts Tagged ‘Health’


Finding Baobab Fruit in Tanzania

If you spend any time in health food stores you might have started to see Baobab Powder among the shelves of super foods. Boabab is jam packed with Vitamin C, iron, alkalizing minerals and more antioxidants than acai berries or goji berries. Vitamin C aids in iron absorption so this one fruit, containing both iron […]

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To Soy or Not to Soy? That is Today’s Question.

Today’s post is in response to a question posted on my Facebook page: Green girl, I have been asked by meat eaters where I get my protein with soy getting such a bad rap. Can you shed some light on what soy products are supposed to be harmful? Soy is absolutely a healthy food…sometimes.  Let […]


I Found my Bliss at YogaGlo

One of the hardest parts about moving to Las Vegas was leaving my yoga studio. Let me tell all my Los Angeles friends now, you are spoiled with the amount of yoga studios around. Where I lived in Santa Monica I had 4 yoga studios within a half mile from me! Needless to say, I […]

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Is your yoga practice toxic?

Yoga is supposed to be good for our mind, body and soul.  But what if we found out that our yoga practice was actually quite toxic to our health?  Unfortunately, for many of us, that may be the case if we are using the wrong mat and props.  But don’t worry, I have the info […]

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Are your soaps and detergents toxic?

Soaps and detergents are meant for cleaning but have you ever thought to consider the product you are washing your hands/clothes/dishes/etc with?  Many cleaning products are made with petrochemicals (oil!) and other chemicals that include those registered as toxins and hazardous waste.  If your dish soap is blue, green, pink or any color, its probably […]

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Unprocessed by Chef AJ

I love my cookbooks. If you come to my house you will notice my cookbooks are all completely beat up from being used so much. But no cookbook has ever maintained a permanent presence on my limited counter space… until now. Enter Unprocessed, by Chef AJ. I met Chef AJ at a fundraiser earlier this […]

Chia Seed Pudding

Chia Seed Pudding

Chia seed pudding is one of the staples in my house.  Todd and I love it and it takes just a few minutes to whip it up plus about 20 minutes or so of sitting in the fridge to get all, well, pudding like.  If the word “Chia” does nothing but make you think of […]

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Cell Phones and Cancer: What to do?

The World Health Organization (WHO) caused quite a stir recently when they added cell phones to a list of possible carcinogens. This decision came from a WHO team of 31 scientists from 14 countries after reviewing several peer-reviewed studies.  The evidence isn’t clear-cut YET if cell phones cause cancer, but the WHO wants to rule […]