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SUPPORT YOUR MIND AND BODY WITH SAGE

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Sage is an herb rich with antioxidants and anti inflammatory compounds. But what does that mean? Antioxidants are substances that fight oxidation in your body that can damage your cells, tissues, and organs. Oxidation can happen based on diet choices such as a diet high in fat or processed sugars. Other reasons for oxidative stress […]

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PEPPERMINT: the ultimate digestion stimulator

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Introduction What is the first thing that pops into your mind when you think peppermint? CANDY CANES! Yep! This herb is used for candy canes as well as other gums and candies. But, have you ever tried raw natural peppermint? If not, prepare to rush to our garden to pick some up once you read […]

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Garlic – Benefits as “good as having 10 mothers” -Guido Mase

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Introduction Garlic is known worldwide for its healing powers for example, it played a role during the bubonic plague. Although garlic is a staple in Italian cuisine its origins are likely from somewhere in central Asia. Garlic is part of the family Alliaceae which is otherwise known as the onion family thus the similar structures. […]

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Rosemary, the herb you need.

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The herb Rosemary tends to take over anywhere it is planted! It grows abundantly and can become a pretty big bush unless you are not the woman of the house. In ancient English folklore it was believed that rosemary would not grow unless the master of the household were a woman. The women that were […]

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Dietetic Intern

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Hi! My name is Alejandra Guerrero and I’m currently an intern with Fit with Jen LLC. I finished my BS in Nutrition and Dietetics in 2018 and got matched to an internship first round in the competitive internship matchmaking process. I will be posting fun recipes, important research, nutrition facts, and gardening tips!

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Growing Tomatoes

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Give them full sun all day, plenty of water and rich soil. They will feed you well. Mine are on a drip system with timer for daily water. 30 min of drip does the trick here.

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Planta South Beach and L’Artisane Creative Bakery

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The two best vegan restaurants I have ever tried are here in Miami! Planta South Beach has the crabless cakes and veggie burger pictured above. Both are located in Miami Beach which is the most vegan friendly area nearby. My favorite place is L’Artisane Creative Bakery 7423 Collins Ave, Miami Beach.

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January 2017 Events

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Jingle Bell Run 2016 Great time at the YMCA Jingle Bell Run this year! Homestead FL. Saturday December 10th 2016. For Homestead YMCA members-  Coming soon Carbs and Gluten talk in January at the YMCA in Homestead off of US1. (and checkout my book You’re Not a Caveman, Don’t Eat Like One at any and all of […]

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