Category: Health and Well-Being

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How to Use a Regular Blender to Make Green Smoothies

Green smoothies can definitely be made in a regular blender. Most green smoothies will turn out great in your regular blender and I encourage you to try some tips and get started on making healthy, nutrition packed smoothies a part…

Why I Should Care About GMOs?

What is a GMO? By Cynthia DeWitte The acronym GMO stands for Genetically Modified Organism. Two related acronyms are GE (genetically engineered) and GM (genetically modified). All GMOs are unnatural and should be considered dangerous. GMOs are genetically altered in…

Practical Ways to Reduce Weight and Increase Mobility

By Cynthia DeWitte It is true at any stage of life, but particularly true in the later stages of life – mobility is decreased by excess weight. The issues can become so serious that if the weight is not dropped…

Berry Brown Beauty Smoothie

By Cynthia DeWitte Berry Brown Beauty includes all the fruit and vegetable categories we recommend, plus it is a powerhouse of super food goodness. Super foods are foods packed with high density nutrients called phytonutrients. Green tea, bok choy, kale,…

How to Make a Green Smoothie

By Cynthia DeWitte Making a green smoothie is as easy as knowing what to put into it and getting used to using your blender. If you have a high speed blender like a Blendtec or a Vitamix, making smoothies is…

What is the Point of Organic?

By Cynthia DeWitte There are three main reasons for going organic whenever possible.  Organic foods are not treated with synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, fungicides, or herbicides, but most non-organic fruits and vegetables are. Organic foods are never GMO (genetically modified organisms).…

What’s a Green Smoothie and Why Would I Want One?

This green smoothie looks brown. Click photo for Chocolate Banana Green Smoothie Recipe. By Cynthia DeWitte A smoothie is the same thing as a shake. It is a drink made in the blender. This covers a lot of territory from…

Whole Foods and Real Foods: Part 4 of the Good Health Series

By Cynthia DeWitte Flavorful foods that satisfy hunger are an important component of food selection, but eating is about more than satisfying taste or about quieting hunger. Along with these things, it is important to make sure what we put into our bodies…