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Prism glasses, posture and desk jobs

Sitting for long hours can wreak havoc on your posture over the years. Wouldn’t it be great if we could get work done lying down instead of sitting? You can if you use prism glasses. What are prism glasses? These nifty contraptions change the line of sight without distortion and can be worn over prescription glasses allowing […]

Grass-fed versus grain-fed beef

Before you buy your next thick, juicy steak, there are a few things to consider. How can you get the best bang for your buck? Is there a substantial difference between grass-fed and grain-fed beef? Where can you buy local beef? Grass-fed beef 101 The main differences between grass-fed and grain-fed beef are nutritional content, […]

Exercises to improve balance

Injury prevention, improved performance in a wide range of sports, and becoming more graceful on the dance floor all have one thing in common: good balance. The media would have us believe that balance is a function of age and that we lose more and more every year, but age is not directly related to losing […]

Is Hand Sanitizer Bad?

It is a bit ironic to sanitize your hands hoping to fend off colds and flus when the sanitizer you’re using may be contributing to much more serious health issues. Hand sanitizers and anti-bacterial soaps with synthetic parabens and triclosan are found to suppress proper thyroid function, increase risk of allergies, mimic estrogen, and contribute to long-term compromised immunity. […]

Agave: What you don’t know may hurt you

The agave syrup/nectar currently sold in grocery stores is not all it’s cracked up to be. The marketing leads you to believe that agave nectar is traditional, used for thousands of years by Mexican natives, an “all natural” sweet syrup requiring very little alteration from its natural plant form. This is not the case. What is modern […]

Healthy Breakfast Sausage, Non-traditional breakfast Part 2

We’ve done it again and made a very tasty breakfast video. Quick and Easy Sausage Patties 1 lb ground meat* (we used pork in the video) 1/4 teaspoon of each – cumin, basil, oregano, and thyme Dash of sea salt That’s it! Yields about 8 patties (4 servings). We recommend cooking up the whole pound […]

Vegans At Increased Risk For Heart Disease

American Chemical Society just released an article about vegans being at increased heart disease risk, specifically blood clots and atherosclerosis or “hardening of the arteries”. Are we really surprised by this? We need to consume animal products, in some form, to be healthy. The amount and type absolutely depends on your unique biochemistry, but this […]

Grass-fed Butter

Mmmm, butter. It’s good for all occasions. Know what makes butter even better? When it’s made from cows that have been munching on fresh green grass! What makes grass-fed butter better? When cows feast on grass, the cream that they produce is richer in the fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E, and K (specificslly Vit K2 […]