3 Tips for Aging Well and Living Long

by B. Kathy Wright ND,CNC
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There are 500,000 centenarians in the world, and almost 100,000 in the United States. You and I will join them some day if we take care of ourselves and plan to keep our health. This prompts the question: How can you live healthfully into your 100s?

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Raw Veggie Collard Wraps (V,GF)

by Kelli & Brad
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It’s getting hot outside, the farmer’s markets are filling up with beautiful veggies…it’s time to lighten up the menu and enjoy what the harvest is bringing us.

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Overeating Harms Memory

by Craig Weatherby
overeating negatively effects memory

Last year, two studies from Europe and the Mayo Clinic linked diets high in saturated fat – and low in unsaturated fats – to greater risk for brain decline. A new Mayo Clinic study suggests that excess calories may double the risk for memory loss.

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Amazing Gluten Free Zucchini Bread

by Kelli & Brad
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Here in Austin we are starting to see a lot of green zucchini coming out of everyone’s gardens. What to do with all that zucchini? We’ve got a fantastic recommendation for at least one delicious way you can use them up.

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Appreciating Your Health When It’s Good

by Maura Knowles
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Knowing all we know and how important following a healthy life-style is to good/optimum health, why do some of us ignore it and play as if we were invincible?

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Roasted Ratatouille

by Kelli & Brad
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This is a fancy title for a dish that is basically just a lot of veggies chopped up and roasted together. But in saying that, I don’t want to downplay how delicious this tastes. Roasting the veggies in olive oil with relatively few seasonings really brings out the flavor of these fresh summer veggies. Our […]

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New Study Shows Omega 3s Make You Smart, Sugar Makes You Smrt

by Brad
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Beyond improving how you feel today and helping you avoid diseases in the future, eating well can also make you smarter. What’s not to like about that? In last week’s edition of the Journal of Physiology a group of UCLA researchers published results of a study on the effects of high-fructose corn syrup and Omega-3 fatty acids on the cognitive performance of rats. From the study the scientists concluded that a diet high in sugar, in as little as six weeks, could cause a significant decline in learning abilities and memory.

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Kale Cashew Curry (V,GF)

by Kelli & Brad
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If you haven’t been able to tell, we really like curry. And the amazing thing about it is how many different styles exist and flavors that can be created. The cashew butter gives a very nice texture to this version, and since it’s not very spicy, the flavor comes through with full force.

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Catching Up With Kelli

by Kelli

Ok, so you may have noticed I’ve been a bit absent for a while. I’m easily overwhelmed these days, so the idea of writing this post to catch you up feels daunting. But I decided I’d like to let you in on what’s been going on with me and keeping me so occupied that I just haven’t had much time for my baby (Fooduciary).

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Wakame Seaweed Salad

by Kelli & Brad
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This seaweed salad is something everyone can enjoy, even if you’re not so sold on the idea of eating seaweed.

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How Sweet It Isn’t – Why Sucralose Is Just as Bad or Worse Than Other Artificial Sweeteners

by Brad
sucralose is bad

We’ve talked a lot about sweeteners a lot lately, and I hate to beat a dead horse, but the thing won’t die! A couple of weeks ago I received an email from a reader asking for help. Her husband had learned that most alternative sweeteners were bad, but that sucralose (Splenda) was ok and doesn’t do the harm that the others do. Let’s set him straight.

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White Bean Stew with Mushrooms and Greens (V,GF)

by Kelli & Brad
White bean and mushroom stew

Any recipe that starts with onions and garlic has to be good, right? Ok, I guess they’re not all good, but it’s not the onion or garlic’s fault, that’s for sure. Fennel was a new discovery for us last year, and for Brad especially, who loves the taste of black licorice, adding fennel to almost […]

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Nutrition News – A Random Round Up

by Brad
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Today I’m going to take a little bit of a different approach and talk about a few different topics real quickly. They all tie together to reinforce the message that Nature is pretty cool. We’ve been blessed with incredible foods that can fuel and protect our amazing bodies; no chemicals, GMO nonsense, or artificial garbage necessary.

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