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Protein is essential, but how much?

Protein is essential to good health. Protein is needed to build meat on your bones, produce hair, blood, connective tissue, antibodies, enzymes, and more. Athletes and bodybuilders often wolf down extra protein to bulk up, but for the rest of us, we’re likely eating too much protein. Of course, your individual body type and what you do each day determine […]

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Mango and Cucumber Salad

This salad is from the Iguana Lodge in Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica where John and I have previously offered retreats. They have amazing, fresh, easy meals- just our style! This Mango Salad is an easy one. If you are in the north part of the northern hemisphere, mangos may be hard to come by! You […]