Archive | April, 2011


Buying a Juicer? Read This First!

Buying a Juicer? Read This First!

Juicers are the new must-have kitchen appliances. A home juicer makes it fast and easy to get all your recommended servings of fruits and vegetables each day in one delicious beverage. But before you make your purchase, here is some advice from Overstock.com to help you choose the juicer that’s best for your needs and […]

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The 411 on Sports Drinks

Water or a sports drink. Which should you grab on your way to your workout? Which best helps an athlete recover from strenuous physical activity? We tend to think that water offers the most benefits but it is actually sodium that helps an athlete recover. After doing an extensive study on sports- type drinks, we […]

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Probiotics: The Beneficial Bacteria

Probiotics: The Beneficial Bacteria

What are probiotics? One widely used definition, developed by the World Health Organization and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, is that probiotics are “live microorganisms, which, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host.” Put simply, probiotics are beneficial bacteria that help maintain the natural balance of […]

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Dr. Walker’s Homemade Yogurt!

Dr. Walker’s Homemade Yogurt!

Ingredients (makes ½ gallon) ½ gallon milk (I use fat free) 2 cups instant dry milk powder 1 cup sugar or your choice of sweetener 1 Tablespoon good vanilla (I use Mexican) 1 6-8 oz. container yogurt with active cultures (Just for your first batch. After that save some of your own) You’ll also need: […]

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