On The Path To "Real Food"

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How food choices affect the body

Everyone knows that they should eat healthy foods, but do they understand why?...more

How to Make Sunshine

Today we rose to a sun that was trying it's darndest to burn through the mist that shrouds the redwoods. It'd peek through momentarily, lighting up the whole living room, and within minutes hide again beyond the mist....more

You have a way with words! I felt I was there...Thank you for the sunshine.

Yes..here in ...more

How To Treat Insomnia Naturally

We’ve all been there. You go to bed right on time, knowing the alarm will jar you awake 8 hours later. You’ve got a big presentation in the morning. Or your grad school interview is the next day. Or you just know the baby will be waking you soon. So it’s critical that you fall asleep - now....more

Fava Greens and Fava Beans

Sometimes I feel so incredibly small. Swallowed by the sea of information I attempt to swim in each day. The internet does that to me sometimes. Makes me feel even tinier in scope of the big picture....more

Jeanine, you're like me when it comes to having many interests. I can't do everything I'd like ...more

Staying Healthy on Your Lunch Break

Summer time is definitely busy! All the stress of the season can leave you choosing unhealthy options, especially at work. You're probably tired and stressed come break time, so you're more likely to satisfy some unhealthy craving to calm your stress levels. However, if you follow these easy 5 tips, you're sure to be reaching for the healthier option during your work break--keeping you staying fit, fresh, and stress-free! ...more

5 Reasons This Diet Is Not a 4-Letter Word

The word “diet” often inspires a chorus of whining, at least amongst my friends. But there are some approaches to eating that really do do a body good....more

Nutritionists at Risk of Losing Their Identity in California

A new bill, AB 575 is on the docket in Sacremento, California Tuesday, May 3rd.  The bill is being introduced by the California Dietetics Association.   It has potential to create a monopoly for registered dieticians, denying consumers the right to choose their own healthcare professional.  A newsletter from the Alliance for Natural Health (www.anh.org) summarizes the bill as follows:...more

Day 4+5

So for the past two days nothing big has happened =) Still at 124.2lbs and feeling the baby moving around, especially at night, and especially after I lay down.  It's a pretty amazing feeling, to think that a baby the size of a small cantaloupe is moving around just beneath my skin, and that I can actually feel the movements through it!...more

My new Top HealthBlogger Award

The Souper Here is my blog post for my new HealthBlogger award from WellSphere. http://prep2eat.blogspot.com/2011/04/my-top-healthblogger-award-for-healthy.html Come visit Prep2eat to view some of my healthy-eating recipes, especially soups.   The Souper...more