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articles by: Delia Quigley

Why Fermented Foods Will Make You (& Your Stomach) Happier

Humans have been fermenting foods to aid in digestion for as far back as we can trace. Primarily they were fermented to improve holding and storing properties of foods. The milk from camels were ferme…

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30 Foods & Herbs with Natural Antibiotic Properties

"Let your food be your medicine, and your medicine be your food." -Hippocrates In herbology, antibiotic-like foods are called astringent -- meaning natural blood cleansers. The word anti (agai…

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6 Nutrients Every Vegetarian Needs

"Nothing will benefit human health and increase chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet."  ~Albert Einstein As people strive to improve their health and …

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Study: Fructose Can Lead to Overeating

In the quest to discover the cause for obesity in America, medical scientists are turning to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to better understand how the brain reacts to certain sugars. In a recen…

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So Many Charities, So Little Money: 4 Tips for Donating

"I'm so overwhelmed as to which charity I should donate money to this Christmas that I do nothing." G.R. The charity catalogs begin arriving in November and if you have not donated by December the…

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8 Essentials for Making Great Soup

Here in the northeast, it is warm soup time, and with the abundance of autumn vegetables, sweet squash and tree fruits, the possibilities for exciting recipes ignite the imagination. The essential ing…

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Hunting the Wild Mushroom

Saturday morning, I woke to a thick grey sky threatening rain—perfect for tramping through the woods looking for wild mushrooms. I had been talking about this day for months, encouraging, marketing, a…

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Edamame Bean Spread

Have you ever wondered what to do with the bags of frozen bean pods in your supermarket's freezer? One bag says "in the pod" and the other contains the shelled beans. Known as Edamame, they are the im…

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The Story of Zucchini Yogurt Soup

It was the end of summer, 1978. My friend Spanky and I left Vermont and entered New York City on a Greyhound bus, young, wide-eyed, with an apartment promised us by a friend. We were broke, but living…

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Plant Medicine: Slippery Elm Bark

When in need of medicine, I turn to nature for the antidote. I always find what I need to heal my body, whether a change of food is needed, the use of bitter herbs or a herbal poultice to soothe any w…

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about Delia Quigley

Delia Quigley is the Director of StillPoint Schoolhouse, where she teaches a holistic lifestyle based on her 30 years of study, experience and practice. She is the creator of the Body Rejuvenation Cleanse, Cooking the Basics, and Broken Bodies Yoga. Delia's credentials include author, artist, natural foods chef, yoga instructor, energy therapist and public speaker. Follow Delia's blogs: brcleanse.blogspot.com and. To view her website go to www.deliaquigley.com

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