Must-Have Crunchy Maple-Mesquite Walnuts from Clean Eats

  • Posted by Julia Kent on Mar 06 2017

Having healthy snacks around is a great way to keep you from making less-than-excellent food choices. These crunchy maple-mesquite walnuts from Dr. Alejandro Junger’s Clean Eats are perfect for family travels, hikes, or days spent on the go. They also make a great garnish for any kind of salad or roasted vegetable dish. Makes 1 pound Prep time:  10 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes 1 pound raw walnuts 2 tablespoons mesquite meal 1  teaspoon vanilla bean powder or 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon allspice 1/2 teaspoon ground clove 1/2 teaspoon  sea salt 1/2 cup coconut nectar   Preheat oven to 375º F. Place the walnuts into a large bowl, then toss with the mesquite meal, vanilla bean powder or extract, cinnamon, allspice, clove, salt, and coconut nectar, until nuts are evenly coated. Spread the nuts in a parchment-lined baking dish and slowly roast the walnuts for about…

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Five things you need to know this cold and flu season

  • Posted by Julia Kent on Nov 11 2016

Perhaps you heard it somewhere in the office, or along your commute, or maybe even in your own home—chances are, though, you’ve heard it by now—the telltale cough or sneeze that announces the start of cold and flu season. You can get your shots and stock up on medicine, but according to Dr. Joel Fuhrman, the secret to staying healthy isn’t relying on medical care. Instead, he points to the overwhelming evidence proving that proper diet and nutrition is the key to supercharging the immune system and protecting our bodies against disease. Dr. Fuhrman is a board-certified family physician who specializes in preventing and reversing disease through natural methods. In Super Immunity, he shares everything you need to know about how to turn your kitchen into your most powerful ally in fighting disease and infection. You may be surprised by some of what he has to say about colds and the flu. Of course, the best way to fight a cold or…

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Dr. McDougall’s Pear-Cranberry Crumble

  • Posted by Julia Kent on Oct 10 2016

A pioneer in the evidence-based nutrition movement, John McDougall, MD, is the author of several bestselling books, founder and director of the McDougall Program, and cofounder of Dr. McDougall’s Right Foods. His new book, The Healthiest Diet on the Planet, offers a delicious, easy-to-follow, and proven guide to preventing disease and looking and feeling our best—simply by eating the foods we’ve always loved, like pizza, pancakes, potatoes, pasta, and more!   For years we’ve been told that a healthy diet is loaded with meat, poultry and fish. The fact is, diets loaded with animal proteins are high in calories and cholesterol, and can too often leave us feeling hungry and unsatisfied—a recipe for overeating. Complex carbohydrates like whole grains, legumes, root vegetables, and other starch-rich foods can provide your body the necessary essential nutrients that satisfy your appetite while simultaneously keeping you happy and healthy.   The new book features more than sixty healthy, plant-based recipes—from breakfast burritos…

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CBN NEWS: Leaky Gut Got You Down? How to Reverse Autoimmune Disease

  • Posted by Admin on Feb 23 2016

As the amount of Americans suffering from autoimmune diseases rise, new research shows that processed foods could be the culprit. Rather than turning to expensive and often harmful medications, some doctors stress the importance of clean eating to reverse autoimmune issues.

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The Secret to Successful Dieting

  • Posted by Admin on Jan 14 2016

Sticking to a diet can be tough some days. Life stresses, the holidays, and feelings of discouragement are just a few of the obstacles that can derail your healthy intentions.

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Reset Your Metabolism for Endless Energy

  • Posted by Admin on Dec 29 2015

Despite your best intentions, cutting calories and working out aren’t enough to accomplish lasting weight loss. In fact, relying solely on these approaches is actually detrimental to your health.

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The Loss of Foods We Love

  • Posted by Admin on Nov 10 2015

What if your favorite foods no longer existed? In Bread, Wine, Chocolate, award-winning journalist Simran Sethi reveals how the foods we enjoy are endangered by genetic erosion—a slow and steady loss of diversity in what we grow and eat.

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