Tag: Cooking

7 Delicious Treats for Better Sleep

sweets treats for sleep

Has Your Dessert Been Getting in the Way of Better Sleep?

Most of us are aware of the sweet treats that affect our sleep and cause insomnia, but every once in awhile we ignore all wise things and indulge in something like ice cream chocolate cake topped with heavy whipped cream. You get the message,… Read more »

Protein Powders: Vegetarian Diets vs. Animal Protein Diets

Protein Powders, Vegetarian vs Animal Diets

The Difference Between Animal and Vegetarian Diets

Based on thirty years of study and working with clients, I am very wary of diets that eliminate all animal source food. There can definitely be cleansing and healing benefits short-term, often a lift in energy, though long-term I consistently see people’s health deteriorate on pure vegetarian diets.

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving from Long Natural Health!

We are entering the holiday season time of year. Most of us will be celebrating Thanksgiving here in the US, though around the world there are many types of celebrations. This is a great time to unite with family and friends. For some of us, family and holidays… Read more »

You Are What You Eat – An Easy Way to Increase Your Vegetable Intake

you are what you eat

How’s Your Vegetable Intake?

We all have heard the phrase “you are what you eat” but have you really thought about what that means? Is it something that you think about when you’re making nutritional decisions? Lucky for you, there are easy ways to improve your health by increasing your fruit and vegetable intake.

Eating more… Read more »

5 Reasons to Plant a Garden this Spring

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“The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses.” Hanna Rion

Springtime is upon us and the garden is calling. If planted in the spring, fruits and vegetables ripened by the summer sun will be ready for your dinner table in just a couple of months.

You may be considering… Read more »

Spring Cleaning for Mind, Body and Spirit

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“Under the giving snow blossoms a daring spring.” Terri Guillemets

Friday marks the first day of spring, and along with the official shift in the season we often feel a sense of energy and renewal as we anticipate blossoming flowers and trees, bountiful gardens and longer, warmer days.

Just as the earth is alive and… Read more »

Smart Consumers Know Their Oils: Olive Oil, Coconut Oil and More

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It might surprise you to learn that everything you thought you knew about cooking and consuming fats and oils should be revisited. Understanding the benefits and drawbacks of olive oil, coconut oil, canola oil, fish oils and other fats and oils will ensure you’re reaping the most benefits for your health and avoiding the risks of consuming… Read more »

Healthy Soups and Stews to Get You Through the Winter

There is nothing like coming home on a snowy, icy, cold winter day to a warm, homemade meal. Soups and stews are a warm bowl of comfort on a winter’s eve. They can be easy to prepare, healthy and if you like to use the crockpot, they may even be ready the minute you walk… Read more »