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I have given you the seed-bearing plants throughout the earth and all the fruit trees for your food. —Genesis 1:29 TLB As you start to eat real food, your cravings and addictions will be replaced by deep pleasure and satisfaction from naturally sweet things, such as a variety of delicious fruits, as well as vegetables like red bell peppers. Dr. Mark Hyman says, “The power of real food creates an abundant, healthy life. You can get the most powerful life-giving energy from your food.”...
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Coconut milk and lime juice do double duty as marinade and sauce for tropically inspired grilled shrimp. Use an outdoor grill, a grill pan, or the oven broiler for cooking. Serve with Chinese black “Forbidden” rice or brown rice and roast asparagus for striking color and flavor....
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Because I grew up in a pastor’s home, went to a Christian college, married a pastor, became a Bible teacher, and co-wrote a book on systematic theology for the average Christian, you might naturally assume that I have my spiritual act totally together and have this joy “thing” mastered. I wish I could say that was an accurate assumption, but truthfully, I wrote this book because I don’t always have it all together! You and I share similar struggles and questions, and I need joy just as much as you do....
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Restore to me the joy of your salvation. —Psalm 51:12 Think of a time in your life when you had joy, the kind that comes from knowing the Father loves you, Jesus has died for you, and the Holy Spirit lives inside you. Where is that joy today? Has it been stolen by daily hassles or a loss? If so, God wants to restore your joy. It may not happen at the snap of a finger, but you can discover joy in God even when life is far from happy....
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Cancer is recognized worldwide to be a major health problem affecting millions of people each year. More than 1 million people in the United States alone get cancer each year, and as of 2009, a total of 562,340 deaths from cancer were projected to occur in the United States yearly. (1) The good new is there are certain foods — so-called cancer-fighting foods — that can help combat cancer....
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By now, we all know that a healthy, nutrient-rich diet can protect against a host of illnesses—from heart disease to diabetes to, yes, even certain cancers. The Environmental Working Group recently released a deep-dive into what exactly you should be eating to mitigate your risk. Perhaps unsurprisingly, their cancer defense diet is high in fruits, veggies, whole grains, nuts and legumes, and low in red and processed meats, sugar and salt. The recommendations go a step further to describe how we should be pairing and preparing our food, and that's where things really get interesting....
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Why do you spend your money on junk food, your hard-earned cash on cotton candy? Listen to me, listen wll: Eat only the best, fill yourself with only the finest. Pay attention, come close now, listen carefully to my life-giving, life-nourishing words. —Isaiah 55:2-3 MSG...
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Metabolic resistance training will build muscle, boost your metabolism and burn off unwanted fat....
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“No matter what I do, I can’t seem to lose weight!” “I think I’m cursed with a slow metabolism.” I hear this often among patients, and the good news is that no, you’re not cursed and yes, you can fix your metabolism....
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How you made me is amazing and wonderful. I praise you for that. What you have done is wonderful. I know that very well. —Psalm 139:14 NIrV...
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