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The Best Beverage for your Health

As you might expect, all the health experts agree that drinking plenty of pure, toxin and contaminate free water should be our number one beverage concern. Because our body is about 80% water, we need to consume between 12 – 15 cups of liquids per day. However, if you’re drinking only water, you’re not getting the antioxidants,  phytonutrients, and other specific nutritional benefits you’d get from other beverages.  Plus, good tasting beverages encourage us to consume more liquids during the…

The Truth about Chocolate

I love chocolate! …always have.  So imagine my excitement when I started reading about all amazing health benefits attributed to my favorite food. It’s being hailed as a superfood, because it: •    Contains more antioxidants than goji berries, acai and blueberries •    Has lots of minerals, including magnesium, iron, potassium, calcium, copper, zinc and manganese •    Increases the levels of some neurotransmitters, promoting well-being and brain health •    Reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease •    Reduces the risk of stroke…