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Week 2, part 2-Why go organic?

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What does organic food or organically grown mean? It refers to food grown or produced without the use of modern synthetic pesticides, chemical fertilizer, irradiation, industrial solvents or chemical food additives.  It also is food not grown from genetically modified (GM) seeds, or fed GM food.  Organic meats and dairy products come from animals not [...]

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Why does fat accumulate while eating low-fat food?

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It’s the burning question right. Why do women after age 35 suddenly have trouble losing the holiday pounds? Why are some kids in the same family heavy and others skinny, despite eating the same foods? Why do we hit plateaus? And why do we put on weight in specific places. I’m Irish, so my fat [...]

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BooksRUs!!!

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I love to read. I have had my nose stuck in a book since I was 5 years old! I have a ton of them at my house and probably 1000’s have gone through my hands. I am going to list some of my favorite books of all time in no particular order. Integrative Nutrition [...]

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The dogs of 6&6

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The girls and I at 6&6 are all animal lovers. Between us we have 5 dogs, 2 cats and a few fish thrown in! In addition, Lindsay was a canine handler while serving at Oceanside PD. Dogs are a big part of our lives, so I wanted to write about them and about how wonderful [...]

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Why I Love Health Coaching

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For as long as I can remember I had ambitions to be a healer. Initially I wanted to be a vet, until a week with a county vet showed me everything I ever wanted to know about a calf being born !! LOL. After that I focussed on medicine. Unfortunately I didn’t make medical school [...]

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