July 2017 Hit List

Every month I compile a 'hit list' of things that are nourishing me- because nourishment is about so much more than food!  Here are the things that made me smile, think, celebrate and learn in July, 2017

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Break out the Broccoli, it's National Nutrition Month!

It's National Nutrition Month!  I'm sitting here in Ho Chi Minh City all excited because the area around my apartment in District 1 is a hub of healthylicious food (Hum Vegetarian, Pi Vegetarian Bistro and Kay Vegan are among my favorites).  Who would have thought?  Forget one blog post- National Nutrition Month deserves a whole series.  It's that important.  

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Protect Yo Heart

February is heart disease awareness month.  Heart disease refers to conditions that involve narrowed or blocked blood vessels that can lead to heart attack, chest pain and/or stroke. Other heart conditions that effect the muscles, valves or rhythm of your heart also fall into this category.  It's the number one killer in the United States (over 200,000 people die daily) and other countries, such as Malaysia, where meat seems to be the star of the dinner plate.  Contrary to popular belief, heart disease is not an affliction of old age, but rather a lifetime of poor lifestyle choices.  

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