Check out Dr Oz's Video: http://www.doctoroz.com/videos/rocco-returns
Dr Oz also lists this Breakfast Meal on his website:
The Quick Magical Breakfast Blaster
2 servings, 136 calories per serving 1 scoop (1/3 cup) Soy protein (like Nature’s Plus Spiru-Tein)
1/2 tablespoon flaxseed oil
1/4 cup frozen blueberries
1/2 large ripe banana (or other fruits of your choice)
1/2 tablespoon apple juice concentrate
1 teaspoon Psyillium seed husks
Peel banana; break into chunks. Put all ingredients in a blender. Add 12 ounces of water and ice, as well as powdered vitamins. Cover, blend until fairly smooth.
This World Wildlife Fund Video shows how much water it takes to make a Latte. The amount includes the water it takes to make cow's milk which is significant. Organic soy and almond milks use much less water and are better for the planet and humans. I have my organic soy or almond milk latte every morning.
Check out the video.
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Judi Gerber, a garden and agriculture writer and horticultural therapy consultant, states that "as a moderate exercise, activity gardening lowers blood pressure and cholesterol and reduces muscle tension. It also heightens the senses, improves circulation, builds physical endurance, and burns calories. You can burn about 360 calories an hour from gardening."
Fabulous news! Check out the full article here.
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Many Gratitude Gourmet readers are already familiar with how important Prevention is in our own health care. Michael Pollan describes in this NY Times Article the Elephant in the Room that's not being discussed during the health care debate. This article is a must-read. Many of you know I previously interviewed Michael Pollan and asked him if he would be interested in being a food advisor to Obama. We need someone external to the USDA and FDA to provide input to Obama on legislation which impacts our health and the planet.