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Anna’s Journey – Travel Log (Part 1)

Hello to all Wellness 101 participants, This "Anna's Journey - Travel Log" will be an ongoing story about Anna Renault (me), a metastatic breast cancer (MBC) patient. I have a long and complicated cancer history which has culminated in a diagnosis of MBC in March 2015. ...

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Awesome Summer Salad

When it's hot out there, you want to eat food that is refreshing. Well, try this one out.  It is tasty and refreshing and easy to make. Watermelon Cucumber Salad Ingredients One 7-8lb. seedless watermelon, chilled 1 large cucumber 1/2 cup olive oil 3 limes or lemons or a combination of...

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Maybe Tomorrow?

I know I have done this before, have you?  I am going to start eating healthy tomorrow and so today I am going to eat whatever I like.  Then tomorrow comes.  Oops, what happened to starting to eat healthy?  I know, I know...

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Salad…The Perfect Meal

Oh how I love salads.  I recently taught a cooking class where we focused on salads one day.  When preparing for the class, I was reminded of how perfect salads are.  There are thousands of variations of salads; so many that I could not possibly...

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Green Foods

There are dozens of diets that promise better nutrition and rapid weight loss. But the simplest way to improve your health is to make like Kermit & go green. By: Jenna Blumenfeld, New Hope Network Pistachios They take a little effort to crack open, but pistachios are worth...

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Blue Corn Benefits

New research suggests that anthocyanins, the nutrients that give the corn its lovely blue color, may also help protect against metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer. By: Shara Rutberg, New Hope Network  Blue corn has been popping up as an ingredient everywhere from tortilla chips to breakfast cereal....

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Less is More

Ingredients, ingredients, ingredients.  Paying attention to ingredients is increasingly important.  We get food and supplement products from all over the world nowadays, but do we really know where the ingredients come from and what lies under the "hard to understand" ingredient names?   We can all...

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Digestive Problems? You Are Not Alone!

There are too many people living with digestive problems today.  I have seen so many different types of medication commercials playing over and over to encourage us, the consumers, to buy one product over another, for one type of digestive symptom or another.  Digestive relief...

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