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Do You Eat Any Of These Foods?

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Besides being unhealthy because of their chemical additives, highly processed, nutrient deficient and GMO ingredients, they are loaded with excessive calories.

Fast Food Items with 1000 Calories and More
How Many Calories Counter

For healthier choices, you can make your own fast food at home.

Use organic, grass fed beef for your burgers.

Cut your organic potatoes into French fry size pieces. Place on a cookie sheet greased with coconut oil and bake them at 350 degrees F. Better yet, use sweet potatoes instead of white potatoes.

Healthy Snacks and Finger Foods

Non-Dairy Blueberry Ice Cream

Tasty Veggie Dip

Healthy Snacks Your Whole Family Will Enjoy

Carob Coconut Candy

Get more healthy recipes here.

So, you see, healthy eating can be delicious and tasty. And it doesn’t have to take a lot of time to prepare. Try these recipes. Enjoy them. Your body will love you and you’ll be healthier for it.

Food Additives Comic – Sad But Too True!

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Food Additives Comic

Reprinted with permission from John Hart Studios.

This comic was originally published in 1993 and sadly, it is more true today than it was back then. Make sure you check ingredients lists before you buy so you know you are eating “real” food, not just a concoction of chemicals made to fool you into thinking you’re eating real food.

Wake Up Call

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In the last two years, one cousin and three close friends have died. The first two friends were my best girl friends from childhood. We played together from elementary school age and graduated high school together. The third was one of my college friends.

My cousin, who is younger than I, died in September 2010 from lymphoma. My first girlfriend died in August 2010 from Lou Gehrig’s disease. Her husband, who also graduated from high school with us, preceded her in death in 2009. My second childhood girlfriend, succumbed in June of this year, to cancer. My college friend just died suddenly October 3, 2012.

It is being said that our children’s generation will not live as long as their parents. I think it’s already happening.

We are not living as long as our parents.

Read more.

If you didn’t click the link to read the rest of the article, please do … This is important. It truly is a matter of life and death.

With the holidays upon us, why not start with making your holiday foods a little healthier this year? Even the goodies can be healthy. Check out these articles to find out how …

Healthy Holiday Fare

Are You Ready For A Healthy Holiday For A Change?

Just because it’s the holidays and the traditional foods are less than healthy doesn’t mean we can’t have healthy holiday food. We can and it can taste delicious too… AND you can feel good about indulging.

For more healthy recipes, click here.

It’s early enough now, that with a little planning, you can raise the bar on your holiday food choices and enjoy healthy holiday fare. Your body will thank you!