Tag: Local and Organic Food

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 »

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 »

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 »

9 Tips if You’re Feeling The Winter Blues, Moody and Depressed

This time of year especially can bring on sad, moody, depressed feelings. You may just feel out of sorts, anxious and stressed with all the Holidays, snow and cold. The days are dark, the sun goes down early and you might just want to stay in bed all day. Some people begin to crave carbs… Read more »

Prevent Disease and Increase Wellbeing with ONE Change

The time is now. Your health is in your hands. You can prevent disease and increase well being with ONE change. If you want to improve your health and well-being, slow the body’s aging process, maintain a healthy metabolism and prevent chronic illness in your body, there is one change you must make today.

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Shop Smart with the EWG 2014 Guide to Pesticides and Produce

Get Informed about Pesticides and Produce

Each year, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) publishes The Shoppers Guide to Pesticides and Produce to empower consumers to make informed decisions at the grocery store. Because it is most likely that your greatest exposure to pesticides comes from your diet, EWG’s list provides shoppers the opportunity to learn… Read more »