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Cleansing Nature

Rain can be experienced through all of your senses, allowing you to understand how important each drop of water is. There are times when we might feel the need to wash away all of our troubles and call forth freshness into our lives. Since perhaps the most cleansing substance on this earth is water, we […]

Making Your Way To Middle Management

Five rules for awesome abs The surefire way to a firmer, flatter stomach is to dedicate yourself to a daily abdominal routine. Besides contributing to your overall physique, strong stomach muscles support the often over-stressed lower back and improve overall athletic performance. As you perform your daily crunches, keep in mind these five basic rules: […]

And To All A Good Night…

Forty winks on your way to health One of the most important things you can do to improve the quality of your life is nothing. That’s right… do nothing— not exactly nothing but, rather sweet slumber. Sleep; it heals us it rejuvenates us and many times we wake up with a new perspective on life. […]

Cooking with Stevia, Some Great Steviva Recipes

I am not sure that all Steviva patrons are aware that Steviva has an actual cooking channel on you tube. So not only do you get the great benefits of the cooking and baking with steviva recipe site, but there is also another beneficial resource on you tube- where you can see Thom King (President of […]

Watching Your Holiday Weight Gain is a Piece of Cake

Strategies to keep your weight down over the holidays It may be a piece of pie that you crave during the holidays. Whatever it is, if you have a plan for how many calories you want to consume and burn each day, it will be easier to figure out how to enjoy your treat without […]

Make Time For Exercise

Exercising consistently is beneficial for your heart and your soul Life seems increasingly complex these days. There are children and pets to care for, partners who need attention and errands to run. On top of that, the cell phone is ringing, the email is chiming, faxes are flying and taxes are coming due. How is […]

It’s A Family Affair

Strategies for making weight loss a collective effort Even when only one family member has an issue with weight, it still becomes a family affair. So be proactive, and enlist your whole family! They will all benefit from healthier eating behaviors, and it will make it much easier for you to make progress for yourself. […]

Cocoa and Chocolate Can Be Health Asset

I have always thought of chocolate as a powerful substance, as I seen a woman who indulged in chocolate nearly every meal live  until she was 103. I wondered when the science/health realm would begin to research how chocolate could be a positive asset to someone’s life and diet. Finally, now there is results from scientific […]

Eating Breakfast For Weight Loss

Morning meals can help you lose weight So many of the goals you set for yourself regarding weight loss are predicated on the notion that you must correct certain daily habits and eliminate what you may consider small pleasures, much deserved rewards, or even sanity-saving timeouts in the face of your increasingly hectic and stressful […]

London Broil with Mixed Peppercorns and Pomegranate Glaze

Technically London Broil is not really a cut of meat but rather the method of preparation. You can find London Broil in most markets where it is actually a thinker cut of flank steak. This particular cut of meat is very affordable and more often than not as lean if not leaner than some poultry. […]

Embracing our Elderly Population

In tribal cultures, the elderly play an important role. They are the keepers of the tribe’s memories and the holders of wisdom. As such, the elderly are honored and respected members of tribes. In many modern cultures, however, this is often not the case. Many elderly people say that they feel ignored, left out, and […]

Walking – The New American Work Out

Walking is one of the easiest and most profitable forms of exercise. All you need is a good pair of shoes, comfortable clothing, and desire. How to start: First of all, start out slow and easy. Just walk out the door. For most people this means head out the door, walk for 10 minutes, and […]

Sharing Your Table

Redefining the holiday dinner The other day I took notice of a lithograph a friend had on her wall. It says “Share Your Table. While I have never asked exactly what it means, my mind wandered to what it means to me. With the fast pace in which society moves we have allowed certain traditions […]

Think It and Ink It

A simple method in modifying holiday eating behavior Are you thinking about eating that piece of fudge? The simple act of writing it down will help you think twice before acting, something that may be especially helpful this time of year. Now’s the perfect time to find a pen and pad and start logging your food […]

Purging The Thanksgiving Binge

Making the best out of the holiday feeding frenzy Check this out… The New England Journal of Medicine claims that the typical Thanksgiving meal can add up to 3,000 calories or more. If you snack throughout the day or eat more than one large meal, you could easily double that number for that single day. […]

Cutting The Sugar Can Curb The Wrinkles

How reducing sugar and intake can keep you feeling younger Cutting sugar consumption will not only help make you skinnier, it may help keep you looking younger, too. Researchers have found that high levels of sugar consumption can lead to dull and wrinkled skin. Proteins in your bloodstream attach or “glycocylate” to the sugars to […]

Giving the Bird to Thanksgiving Weight Gain

In the weeks to come you will have some choices to make; another slice of cherry cobbler, another helping of stuffing? The biggest culprit of holiday weight gain is sugar consumption. Here are a few options that cut out sugar and carbs but, bring a delicious diversity to your Thanksgiving feast. We want to help […]

Thanksgiving Turkey with Reduced Sugar Apricot Glaze

Make a break from the traditional with this amazing reduced sugar, diabetic safe Turkey with Apricot Glaze. This glaze will give your Thanksgiving turkey a delicious, moist and slightly sweet flair making it a huge hit friends, family and guests. YOUR RECIPE Serves: 25 Carbs Per Serving: 1 g Prep Time:> 2-3 hours Skill Level: […]

Living Potential, Sharing Your Gifts With Others

The gifts we are born with and those that we work to develop throughout our lives vary in form and function. Some we find use for every day while others are only useful in specific circumstances. Yet many times we overlook opportunities to share our unique gifts with others. It may be fear of criticism […]

Yoga – YoGotta Try It!

Yoga offers many benefits including: improved flexibility, posture, balance, circulation and coordination; increased self awareness; reduced risk of injury for other activities and relaxation and stress reduction. With all this going for it… don’t you think it’s time you give yoga a try? Yoga is an ancient philosophy or discipline that originated in India. Most […]

Breaking with the Thanksgiving Tradition

Giving your guests the knowhow on eating well Thanksgiving is such an enriching holiday. It is a time for family, friends and guests to join together for a beautiful meal and give thanks for all that we have. In the spirit of giving we have an opportunity to share more than our table but, also […]

Stevia’s Vast History

It is merely unfathomable to imagine that the earliest known stevia plants were  so valuable to South American Indians that they had them heavily guarded to protect them. Unfathomable- that is, until you know the whole story.  Stevia has a very interesting history.  This story began in the mid 17th century in the hearth of South […]

Stevia’s Role in Primal Diet

Stevia’s role in Primal Diet The transition into a Primal diet can be arduous for some people, especially since a primal diet consists of omitting foods such as refined grains, juices, refined and processed sugars, artificial and synthetic sugars and more. Basically, it is about avoiding all the unnatural toxic foods and digging into  human’s […]

Stevia Sweetening Your Holiday Recipes Naturally

The Holiday’s are a time of celebration with friends, family, and acquaintances. They typically are a time people look forward to, however in the same retrospect, the holidays are circumvented around certain traditions. These traditions consist of  mainly foods that are consumed so anxiously that you regret you ate them when you cannot fit in your clothes […]

Is Stevia Low-Glycemic?

Stevia is a new type of substitute sweetener that is getting rave reviews throughout the media. Although, it has been around for centuries, stevia is now just getting the notoriety and publicity it deserves. Stevia is not only up-teen times sweeter than table sugar and any other artificial sweeteners like it, but it is has […]

The Dissection of Thanksgiving: Compliments of Cooking with Steviva

Healthy Stevia alternatives to holiday traditions As you are driving back for Aunt Alice’s with your belt cutting into your belly you will tell yourself, “never again will I do that”. We are talking about over the indulgences of Thanksgiving. Restraint and portion control are in your hands but, here are some great options that can […]

The Low Glycemic Index and Sugar

Nutritionists once believed that all simplistic sugars resulted in a quick rise in blood sugar and a rapid digestion process, and that the scenario was the complete opposite for “complex carbohydrates”.  However, it is now known that this is not always the true to the case. While many sugary and sweet tasting foods do have  increased or high GI’s, some foods that […]

Sometimes it is About YOU: Stevia Sweetener, Guilt Free Desserts, and Confidence

We all know we can falter, after all we are human? Sweets are treats in some aspect they comfort us, make us feel warm inside, satisfy the insatiable, and well somehow make us feel better in this harsh world of critics, cynics, and skeptics. However, sometimes it all boils down to who we are. Some people […]

Taming the Insatiable Beast

Recognizing when you are really hungry Our body has the natural ability to let us know when we have had enough to eat and when we are hungry. Listening to these subtle signals is critical when you are trying to avoid the blood sugar yo yo effect. When we ignore these signals and skip meals, […]

Cooking With Steviva, an Awesome Recipe

Have you ever considered that as ingredients can be replaced in high calorie desserts and dishes that you can incorporate cooking with Steviva into your recipes to make them more diet friendly and just as delicious? Cooking with Steviva alone can assist you in losing weight gradually, and best of all Stevia sweeteners are all natural and double the […]

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