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Surprising Exercises To Help Your Eyes

Yoga, tai chi, meditation and stretching exercises make people feel better–but will they help you SEE better? Deborah Banker, MD, a busy ophthalmologist in Malibu CA, is sure they can. Dr. Banker, who’s studied yoga and oriental medicine, explains, “The… Continue Reading →

Fairy Tale: The Three Army Surgeons

I was first introduced to The Three Army Surgeons via Connolly’s The Book of Lost Things.  To be quite honest, it was probably one of the most gruesome parts of the book and it really stood out because of the… Continue Reading →

Burger Booster

      Adzuki Bean Burgers by Gill Makes 2 burgers Instead of a greasy, cholesterol-loaded animal burger, why not try one of these tasty and healthy bean burgers. Or, if you’re in a hurry why not grab one of… Continue Reading →

Aduki Bean = low glycemic

Aduki Beans- They are loaded with protein, soluble fiber and have significant amounts of iron, potassium, folate and magnesium. They are easy to digest in comparison to other legumes. Their low “glycemic index” makes them an optimal choice for individuals… Continue Reading →

The aduki bean is a tiny, reddish-brown bean with a cream coloured seam and sweet, nutty flavour. It is particularly popular in Asian cooking, most often used for sweet dishes including soups, desserts and as a dim sum filling. Aduki… Continue Reading →

Tips for Preparing Avocados

Tips for Preparing Avocados Use a stainless steel knife to cut the avocado in half lengthwise. Gently twist the two halves in opposite direction if you find the flesh clinging to the pit. Remove the pit, either with a spoon… Continue Reading →

The avocado is colloquially known as the Alligator Pear, reflecting its shape and the leather-like appearance of its skin. Avocado is derived from the Aztec word “ahuacatl”. Avocados are the fruit from Persea americana, a tall evergreen tree that can… Continue Reading →

The Health Benefits of Alfalfa

Heart Disease Prevention Alfalfa juice can help to prevent many arterial problems and heart diseases, such as coronary artery disease, heart valve disease and pericardial effusion. H. K. Bakhru, in “Herbs That Heal: Natural Remedies for Good Health,” explains that… Continue Reading →

Why Acai?

It has been used for hundreds of years to increase energy and satisfy hunger in South American tribes. Acai Berries contain the Omega Acids that are essential for the metabolism.  Since these fatty acids cannot be produced by the human… Continue Reading →

Acai Energy Snack pots

Acai Energy Snack  Recipe Makes about 1.5 cups (1 large, or 2 small servings) 7 ounces freeze dried acai 1 cup frozen fruit (strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, pineapple, mango are all good choices) 1 banana 1/4 cup granola 1/4 cup fresh… Continue Reading →

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