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  • Grand Gesture for Health

    Do you have a metabolic disorder? Do you have sugar handling problems? For many of us, we get stuck in the system—a traditional allopathic system, that is primarily about fixing acute problems, and very likely about the...

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  • Low Carb Diet For Weight Loss?

    “I just can’t lose weight!” This is the statement I hear from so many patients, but there is a solution. The low carbohydrate diet may be just the thing to help people who say they have tried...

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  • Soil as a Gateway for Eliminating Toxins

    Natural treatments for illness typically revolve around eliminating “the bad” (e.g. toxins) and boosting or amplifying “the good” (e.g. wellness). Similarly, natural treatments for landscapes, such as compost, can help simultaneously eliminate the bad and boost or...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Max Chef to Farm Celebrates 10 Years

    Growing up a few minutes down the road from Rosedale Farms in Simsbury, I have long awaited the opportunity to attend a Max Chef to Farm dinner under a tent amongst the vines on this gorgeous farm...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Spicing Up Your Plate with Healthy Benefits

    PHOTO CREDIT: Cheyney Barrieau for Eat IN Connecticut There’s a whole new meaning to spicing up your meal in Connecticut. Whether you dine in West Hartford, New Haven or New Canaan, International Chef Prasad Chrinomula of Five...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • A Food Lover’s Dream in Trastevere

    Trastevere…one of my most favorite places in Rome…from romantic winding alleyways and cobblestone streets to magestic churches and splendid piazzas, there are wonders to look at with every turn. By night it’s a happening destination full of...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Paleo Banana Bread

    For many of us, the idea of reducing grain in our diet is not very exciting… what will we nosh on? There is something very nourishing about eating something spongy and soft and warm! The following recipe...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Jessica Pizano, Owner of Fit to You, LLC

    This business spotlight is our fifth in a series recognizing local holistic practitioners and businesses that are celebrating 10 years in 2017. I had the pleasure of sitting down with Jessica Pizano of Fit to You to...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Think Like a Vegetarian

    I have a love/hate relationship with meat. I love how it keeps me satisfied and sustains my husband, a competitive cyclist. To be honest, it has just been easier to eat animal protein because I grew up...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Secrets to Eating Healthy on the Road

    It’s a common story: You wake up before dawn, rush to the airport and arrive with only a few minutes to spare before boarding. Glancing around, you realize many breakfast options aren’t available. You think to yourself,...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Genuine Hospitality and Delicious Fare at the Farmhouse Restaurant

    Tucked away in a cozy plaza in Newtown is an amazing farm-to-table restaurant that focuses on delivering fresh local food in a warm and welcoming setting. As soon as you walk into The Farmhouse Restaurant you are...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Highlights from the 1st Annual West Hartford Wine & Food Festival

    Residents of Connecticut and beyond enjoyed some of the state’s best food and drink at the First Annual West Hartford Wine & Food Festival on Saturday, June 17th at Kingswood Oxford School. Attendees were treated to more...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Popover Bistro’s Powerplay: The Power Bowl

    The “Power Bowl” is quickly becoming the Holy Grail of health food. For those unfamiliar with this rising food star – also known as the “Buddha Bowl,” “Happy Bowl” and “Glory Bowl” – it is a carefully-crafted,...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Cut Sugar, Fat and Salt with Transition Foods

    Many of us are addicted to sugar, salt, and toxic fat tastes and the transition to healthier eating can often feel like utter deprivation. Taste buds need to acclimate to lower sugar and salt levels. For some...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Food: You Are What You Eat

    Food is the ONE thing that people dose themselves with every single day. Food provides comfort and nourishment. It is engrained in casual social events, cultural practices, and religious customs. We need it. We crave it. We...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Tools To Take Charge of Your Health

    Have you ever felt like you need a “tune-up?” Health and body need a re-boot? Are you feeling less than your best? Chalking it up to working too hard, your age, too much to do? Improving your...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Spring Into New Uses For the Humble Egg

    With the advent of spring it seemed fitting to highlight the humble egg. For thousands of years, the egg has been a symbol of new life, rebirth, fertility and resurrection. As such, eggs are the perfect food...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • A Peek at Parsnips

    It may look similar to a carrot and comes from the carrot family, but parsnips are quite a different vegetable. Because they have no beta-carotene, parsnips are white. However, they are still quite healthful, boasting impressive levels...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • A New Year’s Veggie Resolution

    January is the month of resolutions. Each year a significant portion of resolutions have to do with dieting and weight loss. Yet you have probably heard that diets don’t work. As many as 90% of successful dieters...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • New Year’s Resolution: Healthy Meal Planning

    New Year’s resolution time is upon us! For many us, this includes making promises to ourselves to be healthy this year—to eat healthier and make a stronger commitment to our health and our family’s health. But for...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • A Butter Like No Other

    You’ve heard of coconut oil, but what are these jars of coconut butter that stores are displaying these days? Often labeled as “coconut manna”, coconut butter is decidedly NOT coconut oil. While coconut oil is the fat...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Paleo Chocolate Bread

    How many of us are trying to reduce our grain? It’s a tough effort for sure, particularly for those afternoon carb cravings that we get on a daily basis! It has taken me several years to come...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Eating During the Holidays is a Balancing Act

    Life is a balancing act. We are constantly balancing our jobs, our families, and our health, to name a few things. Sometimes we are out of balance and we seem to have a penchant, this time of...

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  • Getting Through the Holiday Season Without Falling off the Wagon!

    The wonderful part of the holidays is that they are a great time to connect with family and friends with so many events, parties and gatherings. The challenging part of the holidays is that they are a...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Butternut “Rice” Pilaf

    Unlike the past, today’s butternut squash flesh is sweet and tender, palatable to both kids and adults alike. But many folks don’t realize how much nutritional benefit butternut squash imparts. It contains very high levels of vitamins...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Strategies to Ignite Your Fat-Burning Potential during the Holiday Season

    Wouldn’t it be great if you could burn fat all day long instead of just during your exercise session? Especially during the holidays that involve parties, traditions and events to attend which typically involve having a few...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • The Beauty of Brussel Sprouts

    I didn’t grow up eating Brussels sprouts. I guess this is a good thing because it seems many folks develop a prejudice against these adorable little cabbage buds because of bad experiences with them growing up. Usually...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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