Turmeric for Health

turmeric root and powder against white backdropEveryone seems to be mentioning turmeric for health, these days. And it’s not just about a spice that you put in your curry. A proud member of the ginger family, turmeric is said to be an immune system builder and powerful antioxidant. I got the scoop from Randi Ragan, holistic well-being expert, founder of GreenBliss EcoSpa and author of the brand-new book A Year of Living Mindfully: Seasonal Practices to Nourish Body, Mind and Spirit. This beautifully-illustrated book is chock full of recipes, teas, tonics, exercises and daily practices—including instructions on how to make an easy turmeric for health tonic, which I’ve included below. All are designed to reduce stress, avoid illness and improve wellness. Interested? I’ve got two copies to give away! [Read more…]

Do You Know What’s In Your Raw Juice?

green raw juiceRaw juice is a serious trend. According to Barrons, raw juice manufacturers pulled in as much as $5 billion in 2012. So it’s no wonder that raw juicers are popping up on every corner. Unfortunately, not all of them are as wholesome as you might think: Unless you’re getting fresh raw juice from organic fruits and vegetables, you might be getting taken. Especially if you’re paying $12 a glass. Here’s what to look for in your raw juice.

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