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Living a Cultured Life

October 13, 2016 - 9:04am -- Margaret Lively

(photo cred. @Cultured Food Life)

There are so many wonderful tools given to me by Mother Nature in my health coach’s medicine case.  Perhaps the most vital and important of these tools are cultured foods.   These magical, naturally occurring, living edibles support a healthy microbiome and the optimal functioning of all bodily systems.

Eat Well - For Those With No Time...

March 22, 2016 - 3:30pm -- Margaret Lively

In my last email I gave you Grocery Shopping 101 with tips for navigating this weekly chore with ease and some recipes to experiment with too!  This week I am adding on by providing you with my Top 7 Ways to Eat Well For People With No Time.   The title speaks for itself and this guy above should definitely read on...

Food Shopping 101

March 11, 2016 - 10:23am -- Margaret Lively

The weekend is here and that means Saturday morning errands including food shopping.  So I ask you, what’s your style when shopping the grocery store?   Do you go in with a list of your usual favorites and get out as quickly as possible?  Do you peruse the aisles choosing items with the lowest prices??  Or are you an avid label reader only putting whole foods and clean foods in your cart for the week??? 

Zika Virus, Mosquitos, Toxins & Pregnancy

February 16, 2016 - 8:34am -- Margaret Lively

 

Zika virus is being blamed for increasing rates of microcephaly in Brazil, a condition in which babies are born with unusually small heads

Of the more than 4780 reported cases, only 404 infants have been confirmed as having microcephaly, and only 17 tested positive for Zika virus

The Latest News + Love

January 28, 2016 - 8:41am -- Margaret Lively

 

Happy Monday and happy first day of February 2016!  I hope this will be a month full of all the love St. Valentine has to give – whether it is love between soul mates, lovers, friends, family members or self-love, let LOVE be your guide!

Cholesterol - What Your Body Is Really Telling You

November 3, 2015 - 9:48am -- Margaret Lively
 
Is Your Body Trying to Tell You Something?

Have you been told by your doctor that your cholesterol is borderline or too high?  Has he or she recommended statin drugs that you are not crazy about starting??  And what do your cholesterol numbers really mean to your overall health picture anyway???

Romaine

March 9, 2015 - 8:58am -- Margaret Lively

 

We always hear about the health benefits of dark leafy greens but what about crisp delicious romaine lettuce?  I say, don’t pass it up! 

The nutrition facts about romaine:

One head contains...

Sensational Six

February 25, 2015 - 8:40am -- Margaret Lively

Testosterone is associated with "manhood" and it does indeed play a large role in male sexuality and reproduction while also impacting muscle mass, and hair growth as well as supporting bone density, healthy levels of red blood cells and a general sense of well-being.

Beginning around age 30, a man's testosterone levels begin to decline, and continue to do so as he ages.  So what can you do to boost and maintain healthy levels of testosterone, naturally?  Read on!
 

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