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Review: PUR Water Filtration System

Recently, after a conversation with two water-elitist friends (you know, the kind of people who only drink water bottled on location at some remote mountain stream, located in a country you can only dream of visiting and at a price you can only hope to some day afford,) I decided to try to improve on […]

A Berry Good Recommendation from Dr. Perricone

Sitting right up in the number one spot of Dr. Perricone’s top 10 superfoods is a relative newcomer to the U.S. market, the açaí berry. Harvested in Brazil, açaí pulp is rich in Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs), antioxidants, and fiber … and (I quote) “studies have shown that this little berry is one of the […]

Easy Raw Recipes to Supercharge Your Day

One would think that raw food, essentially food in its most simplistic form, would be so incredibly simple to make. Yet, for some reason the very idea of eating raw just sounds so darn complicated. Soaking nuts for hours and even days, purchasing pricey juicers, slowly dehydrating fruits and veggies … who has the […]

Product Review: Zevia Natural Orange Soda

I prefer, whenever possible, to limit my consumption of artificial ingredients. I’m not militant about it, but I do check ingredient labels at the store. I’ve been amazed at some of the places you find high fructose corn syrup for example. My favorite type of thin wheat crackers for example has high fructose corn syrup! […]

Passion in a Bottle?

When I heard there was an opportunity to test a tea called “Pure Passion,” I jumped at the chance to try it. Visions of romantic evenings with my fiancé danced in my head. The box arrived and I was curious to see what passion I could find in the bottle of Guayaki Yerba Mate.
What I […]

Say NO to Sodas and YES to Fresh Juices!

I know a lot of us rely on sodas to quench our thirst during the day, but the more I look at those soda cans, the more revolted I feel, and wish they would all be replaced by fresh fruit or vegetable juices! The world would be a much more healthier place if only we […]

An Adventure in Juice Feasting-Elimination

Editor’s Note: Drinking too much water can be fatal. Too much water can lead to brain swelling, cessation of breathing and ultimately death. Always consult a physician before embarking on any sort of diet, including juice feasting.

Wow! Day 55 of my juice feast and I have been living with headaches, insomnia, stomach ache, acne, canker […]

Green Tea - A Perspective Study of Related Truths and Myths

For a long time now, I’ve been hearing about the health benefits of Green Tea, and when I see the skinny Chinese and Asians roaming around in my office sipping tall cups of green tea or herb tea, I am all the more intrigued to find the truth behind the hype of this tea, and […]

Post-Holiday Detox Tea

Phew, the holidays are almost over, and I don’t know about you, but I’m stuffed! Before we hit up the last of the season’s craziness – New Year’s Eve – it’s time to recharge with a little detox tea.
If you’re feeling bloated, puffy or just plain gross, this tea is the cure. Drink a few […]

10 Healthier Gifts From the Kitchen

As the holiday season kicks into high gear, I am eager for, already overwhelmed by, and dreading the aftermath of the flood of sweets that is soon to be upon us. While I too love to give gifts from the kitchen each year, I have been toying with the idea of sending healthier food items. […]