Category Archives: healthy


blame it on bacon

by KalaLea on October 27, 2013 • Posted in News Practicing Awareness Preventative Health Care The Act of Eating

My appetite has been insatiable. I’ve been eating everything including the most incredible avocado BLT sandwich for lunch nearly two weeks ago. Yes people! I ate pork bacon and relished every bite.  But then I had a check-up Friday afternoon and my blood pressure was pretty elevated. We could blame it on the bacon but let’s not. It was as if somebody slapped me in the face. I left the doctor’s office feeling certain the results
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it’s hard being healthy but…

by KalaLea on November 13, 2011 • Posted in News

Now that eating raw food every day is ingrained in my spirit, I’ve incorporated exercise which is another task unto itself. After only 3 weeks, my body is booming with energy. My muscles speak to me with every step and my core is getting stronger with each sit up. I often wonder why we have to do so much work to be a healthy human being. Why can’t our teeth clean themselves? Why can’t waste exit
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Seaweed

by KalaLea on September 10, 2011 • Posted in Kala's Favorites

We are water, more specifically, we are of the ocean. Mysterious, abundant, complex, interconnected, and full of life. That’s why eating seaweed makes sense to me. The ocean is loaded with minerals such as, potassium, iron, calcium, iodine and magnesium; therefore, sea veggies are concentrated with the same. Eat seaweed to maintain thyroid health, aid in digestion, regulate hormones, and detox from various pollutants and harmful metals.

Over 9,000 species of seaweed have been recorded worldwide
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a healthier breakfast

by KalaLea on February 16, 2011 • Posted in News

It’s taken me many years to figure out breakfast. Years ago, I ate boxed cereal, donuts, or toast with sugar and cinnamon. Primarily because it was quick but I now realized I simply didn’t know anything else existed.

You: Really KalaLea?
Me: If I’m lying, I’m frying.

Every one around me ate the same unless we were having pancakes, bacon and eggs.

This morning I ate granola with yogurt from Erivan Dairy, blackberries,
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What’s in Season: Spring

Apricots
Artichoke
Arugula
Asparagus
Avocado
Beets
Carrots
Cherries
Collards
Fennel
Mango
Mint
Pineapple
Radishes
Rhubarb
Snow Peas
Spinach
Strawberries
Sugar Snap Peas
Vidalia Onions


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