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Have you ever considered the powerful ability you have to turn things around through positive thought and affirmation? I have had so many people say to me “Angie, I don’t know how you turned your health around, I probably would’ve just laid down and...

This seems a trick question! When you look at the definition of a calorie the dictionary will tell us that it is a unit equal to the kilocalorie, used to express the heat output of an organism and the fuel or energy value of...

Summer grilling always begs for the traditional hamburger or sausage, but it’s time to mix things up and add a little spice (and health) to your life! One of my favorite summer treats is grilled vegetables; there’s nothing better than the caramelized, sweet flavors of vegetables...

If you were anything like me as a child, Brussels sprouts were one of the vegetables that made their way to the side of the plate as fast as possible in hopes that I’d never have to touch them.  Even if I had been told...

Budgeting is a practice that we implement in many areas of our life; we budget our money, our time, and our efforts.  For if we didn’t, we may end up broke, burned out and exhausted!   Often, the act of creating a budget and living within...

It’s important to provide your body good sources of fuel for exercise, but how exactly do you decide if something is good fuel or not?  Today, you can venture into any grocery store and find a dedicated aisle of sports bars to choose from.  While...

Angela Gaffney shares how she took control of her health and ended her pain. Pain can be debilitating for many people with chronic illness. In the case of Angela Gaffney, 41, who was diagnosed with mitochondrial myopathy in 2008, that included headaches, brain fog, digestive problems,...

Put down your cell phone and bliss out on your next getaway The beauty of modern technology is that you can answer your cell phone from almost anywhere in the world. The flipside is that you can answer your cell phone from almost anywhere in the...

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AVON — Phytonutrients are the chemicals in plant foods that can keep us healthy and prevent disease. Certified health coach and inspirational speaker Angela Gaffney will share knowledge on the subject on Wednesday at Walking Mountains Science Center. It wasn’t too long ago that Gaffney faced...