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  • Alkaline Eating for Better Body Chemistry, PH Levels, and Overall Health

    Going to a body and nutrition expert with my husband is one of the best things we’ve done for ourselves. What was the key take away? Warning! Turn Alkaline! Turn Alkaline? Are we magicians? Well according to biochemists we are! You can change your body chemistry with what you eat! Chemicals have seeped into foods, […] More

  • Cool, Refreshing, Organic Fruit Salad for Healthy Energy Anytime

    Fresh, organic fruit salads are so festive and healthy, make someone you love glow with one soon. I love mixing fruit flavors together and I think I’ve found a few secrets to delectable fruit salad blends. Here are some elements that make a great fruit salad sure to please and win smiles: Marinade: First off […] More

  • Natural Healing and Cleansing with Grapefruit Seed Extract (GSE)

     Grapefruit seed extract is a wonderful natural healing aid. It helps disinfect, water, skin, fruit, internally, and around the house too, wow, what does it not do?  I like NutriBiotic GSE® (Grapefruit Seed Extract) Liquid Concentrate. NutriBiotic’s grapefruit seed extract contains natural quaternary compounds synthesized from the seed and pulp of certified organically grown grapefruit.  The […] More

  • Hot Summer? Cool off with Wonderful Watermelon!

    Nothing heralds summertime to me quite like watermelon. Reminiscent of childhood picnics and parties, this sweet, pink, fleshy fruit always cools me down on hot days. Did you know that watermelon: helps with inflammation? may help prevent asthma when eaten? is concentrated with amazing antioxidants? prevents colon cancer, diabetes and arthritis from developing? happens to be a […] More

  • Organic Old-fashioned Popcorn in Hot New Flavors for Fun Green Events

    Did you know that 479 degrees Fahrenheit is the optimal temperature for popping corn? 479° knows it, and makes artisan popcorn the old-fashioned way, from scratch, by hand, here in San Francisco. Arnold’s organization actively practices the four pillars of SOLE – sustainable, organic, local and ethical – “by working with farmers who practice sustainable […] More

  • Amazing Ancient Healing Powers of the Olive Tree Explained

    The olive tree contains great symbolism. We all know and love the beautiful branches depicted in art, the delicious olives, and olive oil naturally, but did you know that olive leaves are medicinal and healing? Olive leaf extract comes from the leaves of the olive tree, and the leaf contains antioxidants as well as antibacterial, […] More

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    Linking Food, Culture, Health, and the Environment: A Visual Guide

    What a wonderful time of year to express gratitude for our natural world and how it nourishes us. Discover through this free visual guide how an enriched school or family environment can enhance student understanding of personal well-being and the natural world. The guide is available for download in pdf format, and while it is designed […] More

  • Eight Foods for Healthy Skin

    As winter approaches, it’s a great time to explore ways to keep our skin hydrated and healthy during the harsh weather ahead. Here are some wonderful skin foods that will keep your face looking fresh and youthful this season: Lemon is purifying to the body and gives a lovely glow to the skin when consumed regularly […] More

  • Food as thy Medicine: Healing with Nature in Fall…

    Here are a few known healing properties of common foods you may be tempted to enjoy at fall festivities: Cranberries: As you may already know, cranberries are body purifiers, low in calories, have no fat and are a nice source of Vitamin C. This health blog states: “some of the health benefits of eating cranberries: […] More