This Ancient Soup is HOT Again (here’s why… plus recipe!)

bone broth

Humans have been boiling animal bones in water, and drinking the resulting nourishing broth, since ancient times. Your grandmother probably also had a recipe for bone broth or stock and used it as a base for soups, stews and gravies – just as most good restaurants do today. Yet if you happen to be in New York City, you mi … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

China Set to Process America’s Chickens

China to process America's chicken

In 2013, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that China was eligible to export processed, cooked chicken to the United States.[i] The chicken in question would be raised in the United States, shipped some 14,000+ miles to China to be processed … then shipped another 14,000+ miles back to the US for sale and con … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

5 UNHEALTHIEST Breakfasts for Your Waistline

Breakfast is said to be the most important meal of the day, but one survey found only 34 percent of U.S. adults take the time to eat a morning meal.[i] Whether or not eating breakfast is truly beneficial, as opposed to skipping it, is up for debate – there’s evidence both for and against it. But assuming you choose to … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

10 Best Foods to Eat RAW for Beautiful Skin

best foods eat raw beautiful skin

Have you heard? Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, announced last summer that she was eating a raw-food diet at least one day a week. Her motivation? To achieve radiant skin.[i] Even if you’re not a fan (or follower) of the Royal Family, this news is worth noting. Not about Kate Middleton – the fact that raw foods … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

The Top 7 Healthy and Delicious Exotic Fruits

exotic fruits

In the US, the most popular fruits (in order) are bananas, apples, oranges, grapes and strawberries.[i] These certainly have merit – for taste and nutrition – but there’s a whole world out there … and in it quite a few exotic fruits that you might not have heard of. If you’re looking for a new treat, try these seven deliciou … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

7 Dangerous Fruits to Beware of Most

best foods eat raw beautiful skin

Whole fruit is an important source of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and fiber – beneficial compounds that many Americans are lacking. Eating fruit has been linked to a number of health benefits, from lowering your risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and cancer to helping you lose weight and avoid obesity-relate … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

6 Vegetables that Make You Beautiful

vegetables that make you beautiful

It’s said that beauty is only skin deep … but it is actually possible to influence your external beauty from the inside out. So put down your makeup case (or Dopp kit) and pick up your fork. Here are the top vegetables to make your natural beauty glow … 6. Dark Leafy Greens Spinach, kale, Swiss chard and collards are f … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

7 Foods That Make You Ugly

foods that make you ugly

Okay, "ugly" is a subjective term, and I'm being a little tongue-in-cheek by saying it … but the following 7 foods really will drag down your natural beauty fast! If you want dull, saggy skin, dark circles under your eyes, an overall tired look and, probably, a pair of love handles to go with it, then eat the foods below. (I … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

5 Foods That Ignite Your Body’s Detox Power

foods detoxify body

Many people think of detoxification as a finite thing, something that happens over a period of three or seven days and involves consuming nothing but green drinks and water. But, really, detoxification is something your body must do on a daily, 24/7 basis – and if it cannot, you’re in for some trouble. Your body is litera … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

5 Fruits with Lowest Sugar

lowest sugar fruits

Fruits are rich in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and fiber, making them quite worthy of being a part of your healthy diet. Research has linked fruit consumption to a number of health benefits, including a lower risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and cancer. Increased fruit consumption has even been linked … Read More

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Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,