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Dogs, your BFF: Great for your health and your heart

SAN DIEGO, June 11, 2019 — With over 70 million family dogs in the United States, it is clear that Americans love dogs. Whose heart doesn’t melt while holding a puppy or experiencing the pure joy of being greeted by an enthusiastic tail-wagging family dog? It is possible that the nature of dogs facilitated their ...

Coconut oil pulling benefits

SAN DIEGO, June 4, 2019 — Coconut oil pulling is an ancient Ayurvedic method of orally swishing coconut oil between the teeth and around the gums, and has grown in popularity with celebrities. Believed by many to whiten teeth, freshen breath and increase oral health, the benefits of oil pulling may also extend to improving ...

May Day

May Day: A symbol of health and fertility

SAN DIEGO: May Day, which originated in the Northern Hemisphere during pre-Christian times, began as a celebration of spring and fertility. Celebrating May Day Occurring every May 1 there are a variety of ways to celebrate the holiday. Traditional festivities include dancing, maypoles, bonfires, food and drink, and floral decorations. May Day is an opportunity ...

Blini, Recipe, Easter, Laurie Edwards Tate

Hazelnut Chocolate Blini: The perfect Easter brunch

SAN DIEGO:  Blini is a Russian egg pancake.  They can be made thin, like a crepe, or rolled around fruit filing to create a blintz.  This blini recipe creates 3-4″ round, thicker Hazelnut Chocolate Blini with Raspberry Drizzle. The dish is rich with healthy fresh raspberries, ground hazelnuts, and dark chocolate. This fabulous recipe from ...

Here they come to save the day: Healthy Superfoods

SAN DIEGO, March 9, 2019 — Superfoods are healthy and delicious, and readily available in spring and summer. As the darkness and cold of winter comes to an end, new life begins to flourish and revel in the expanding sunlight bringing an abundance of seasonal foods making even the local grocery market a shopper’s paradise. ...