Yogamint articles relating to Food Wise

  • 02-Sep-2012

    Pep Up With Probiotics

    Body-Friendly Bacteria

    When you hear the word “bugs” in relation to your health, it might conjure up visions of the flu or other...

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  • 24-Jun-2012

    Dressing Up

    Boost Your Salad IQ

    Whether you enjoy a simple side plate of lettuce at dinner or a robust “all-in” kind of salad as a main dish...

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  • 04-Mar-2012

    A Grain of Salt

    Season with Sense

    Salt is one of humanity’s most precious commodities — in times past a person’s value was measured by...

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  • 23-Oct-2011

    Feast on Yeast

    Sprinkle on Some Nutrition

    Yeast is not just for bread! Nutritional yeast (deactivated yeast) is called the “vegetarian’s protein.”

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  • 14-Aug-2011

    Packaged Sunshine

    Cleanse with Chlorophyll

    Remember studying photosynthesis in biology class? Plants use chlorophyll, the green pigment in plants and algae...

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  • 21-Jul-2011

    A Plot of Your Own

    Plant a Summer Garden

    Growing a garden of your favorite vegetables is beneficial on any number of levels. The joyful work of preparing the soil...

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  • 07-Jul-2011

    Sweet Nothings

    Your Brain on Sugar

    Got the sugar blues? Low blood sugar can be a major factor in lack of energy, brain fog and moodiness.

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  • 09-Jun-2011

    O-Mazing Omegas

    Enjoy the Good Fats

    Oh, those o-mazing Omegas. These “good fats” contain EFAs (essential fatty acids), key to nervous system and brain health.

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  • 07-Jun-2011

    Creamy and Dreamy

    Coconut's Blissful Evolution - A Dedicated Email

    Can a dessert be divinely delicious as well as nutritious, sustainable and vegan? Many folks are looking for alternatives to dairy...

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  • 10-May-2011

    Water, Water Everywhere

    Little Drops to Drink - A Dedicated Email

    Water is the stuff of life. You drink it, bathe in it and prepare your food with it. In fact, your body is composed of around 60% water.

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  • 01-May-2011

    Prepare for Take-Off

    Eat Right on the Flight

    Between security checks, flight delays, germs, weather, luggage, jet lag and sitting in airline seats for hours...

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  • 06-Mar-2011

    Spring Cleaning

    Eliminate the Mucus

    As you prepare for the renewed energy of spring—and all the traditional spring-cleaning tasks—don’t forget...

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  • 07-Dec-2010

    Replenish Your Life

    Cleanse & Transform - A Dedicated Email

    The holidays are coming and we all know that means… overeating. Over time, your body can become toxic due to the ingestion of "slow poisons"...

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  • 02-Dec-2010

    Sprouts Alive

    Food for the Ages

    Alfalfa sprouts—are they the poster child for the health food movement or the wonder food of the ages?

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  • 11-Jul-2010

    Lyte Up Your Life

    Natural Electrolyte Sources

    When it’s this hot out, it’s good to know the human body is made to withstand it. Water helps and there are all kinds...

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  • 07-Jul-2010

    Working for the World

    Connect to the Source of Your Food - A Dedicated Email

    Over the last 40 years, the Fair Trade movement has blossomed from a few tiny “worldshops” selling . . .

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  • 10-Jun-2010

    D All You Can D

    It's Not Just a Vitamin!

    Vitamin D is amazing. In the 1930’s, it helped cure Rickets and forty years later it was re-classified . . .

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  • 13-May-2010

    In a Joint Like This

    Nutritional Neck Health

    It's true. Your diet effects every part of you, even the areas without major organs. The muscles, tendons and ligaments...

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  • 22-Apr-2010

    Tighten Your Belt

    Eat Less, Live Long, Save Money

    A very interesting study done years ago found that rats who were fed the minimal requirement of calories lived twice . . .

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  • 14-Mar-2010

    In the Fasting Lane

    Spring Cleaning

    Rains come, flowers bloom, birds fly north and the bees get back to their busy, buzzing business. As the seasons change...

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  • 18-Feb-2010

    A is for Alkaline

    Reduce Acid's Effects

    Stress is a fact of life. It literally pressurizes you, increasing the body’s acidity.

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  • 17-Dec-2009

    Each Morsel is a Moment

    Graze Don't Gobble

    At your next meal, even if it’s just a quick lunch on the go, take a moment to act as if you are having a feast.

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  • 05-Oct-2009

    Lean and Clean

    Optimize Your Body's Potential - A Dedicated Email

    You tune up your car, your computer, even your vacuum cleaner, but how about your body?

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  • 30-Aug-2009

    No Teeth Down There

    Chew, Chew, Chew for a Healthier You

    The pace of life these days rarely affords the time to stop, breathe and be mindful of this precious moment...

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