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Heal Your Body With Food!

Want a healthier and longer life free of common diseases and conditions? Your best line of defence, as well as offence, may line up in the kitchen. Making a switch to the right foods can reward you and your family with great health benefits and turn back the clock on aging. provides condition-specific nutrition guides as well as general healthy eating tips to help you make that switch.

HEALTH FOOD of the week

Garden cress, which boasts a pleasantly peppery flavor similar to leaf mustard and watercress, makes a wonderfully healthy addition to salads and sandwiches. A member of the Brassica family of plants, this superfood has been credited with having anti-cancer effects, providing truckloads of vitamin C, protecting the cardiovascular system, and promoting oral health. To learn more, check out the article Health Benefits of Garden Cress.

SMOOTHIE of the week

Kiwi Honeydew Banana Smoothie

In this vitamin-packed smoothie, kiwifruit comes together with honewdew melon, creating a refreshing blend that is full of vitamin C (both kiwifruit and honeydew melon deliver plenty of this immune-boosting vitamin). The pumpkin seeds in this smoothie deliver plenty of zinc, a trace mineral that helps the immune system stay strong. Click on the link below to view the complete ingredient list and instructions, as well as the Tweak It! box which allows you to create a new variation of the basic recipe for every day of the week!

KITCHEN GADGET of the week

Time-Lock Safe for Storing Cookies and Unhealthy Snacks

Have you have wished there was a cookie container that would only open at specific times, keeping you from falling victim to sudden sugar cravings? Well, guess what – such a cookie safe actually exists! An ingenious gadget called the Kitchen Safe (pictured to the right and available through Amazon here) comes with a time-lock which secures the lid on the treat container and prevents those with a sweet tooth from succumbing to sudden cravings. To learn more, check out this this week's special feature:

BOOK of the week

Everyday Detox: 100 Easy Recipes to Remove Toxins, Promote Gut Health, and Lose Weight Naturally

In Everyday Detox, certified nutritionist consultant and health coach Megan Gilmore teaches the reader how to detox naturally, all year round, without gimmicky diets, unsatisfying juice cleanses or frustrating calorie counting. Her palate-pleasing recipes, which cover everything from salads to sandwiches, promise to leave you feeling satisfied and well nourished, while promoting weight loss and improving digestion and sleep. To take a peek inside the book, or to order your copy today, visit, or