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December 20, 2016

What You Don’t Know About Inflammation Can Hurt You

When you think of inflammation, your first thought might be that of a sprained ankle or maybe a swollen nose after getting hit with a ball. It’s true that those things are inflammation (swelling) but, today, we’re going to talk about chronic, systemic inflammation that is at the root of every lifestyle disease. This is… Read more

December 9, 2016

Freggies BBQ Cauliflower Steak Recipe

Here is a recipe by Freggies Organic Produce Delivery for BBQ Cauliflower “Steak”. Cauliflower is a great meat substitute and absorbs flavors. Perfect for game days! Ingredients: 1 cauliflower head For the BBQ Sauce: 1 cup tomato ketchup 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup maple syrup 1 tsp onion powder 1 tsp garlic… Read more

November 29, 2016

Building a Tribe, Unearthing a Village

A guest post from Benjamin Fader at the Be Live Love blog.   Have you heard the expression, “It takes a village to raise a child”? I believe in that idea. The challenge is our own felt isolation in a fragmented and hectic culture. I love the deep pride and passion I feel in my… Read more

September 28, 2016

4 Ways to Provide Postpartum Care & Support

If you’ve just begun a new miraculous stage of life after giving birth, there are some practical suggestions to make you as comfortable and healthy as possible. The postpartum period is about 6-8 weeks after birth (longer if you’ve had a C-section), and during that time both emotional AND physical recovery are necessary. It’s a… Read more

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September 21, 2016

Could Your GERD Symptoms Be Caused by Inflammation?

Who hasn’t suffered from occasional heartburn after a hearty spaghetti dinner or a chili dog at the state fair? While we may naturally connect heartburn to spicy food or an aging digestive system, there are studies that have shown a potential connection between this particular strain of digestive discomfort and inflammation. Heartburn is sometimes referred… Read more