The Acai Berry

Today’s blog is about the Acai Berry, pronounced “ah-sigh-ee”.  For those of you who do not know what the Acai Berry is, here are some facts about the tasty and healthy berry.

The Acai Berry is a dark purple fruit that resembles a grape and are grown on a special palm tree in the Amazon. They are rich in omega and 9 fatty acids, which help increase the metabolic rate and can help reduce cholesterol levels.

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Skim or Almond Milk?

Have you ever tried almond milk?

Almond milk is a milky drink made from ground almonds.  It contains no cholesterol or lactose and is very high in Vitamin E and antioxidants and we know that Vitamin E is an important antioxidant for normal heart and brain function, as well as a healthy complexion. It provides 50% of the daily value of this essential nutrient.

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Is Sugar a Toxin to our Bodies?

Hey, Did you watch 60 minutes this past Sunday?  If so, what did you think of the segment about sugar and how it is considered to be a toxin to our bodies?

If you didn’t get a chance to see it, take a look at this interesting segment about sugar and our kids.  How much sugar are your kids eating and how do we control what they eat all of the time.  Check out what Dr. Sanjay Gupta says:

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