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Creating a Mindset for Health and Weight Loss

Creating a Mindset for Health and Weight Loss  So much of health and weight loss is all about habits and actions, but where do these all stem from? What if we don’t have to make as many changes as we think we do? What if there was one powerful thing that makes a lot...

Antioxidant Foods vs Supplements

Antioxidant Foods vs. Supplements  Antioxidants are just that: they fight (anti) oxidation. The chemical process of oxidation is like rusting metal. A molecule loses electrons and creates the infamous free radicals.  Oxidation is also the reason why apples, bananas,...

Your Thyroid – Foods and Nutrients to Help

Your Thyroid: Foods and Nutrients to Help The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in your neck that releases hormones. Thyroid hormones help your body regulate a few things - not a big deal - just the metabolism of ALL cells. And this is critical for maintaining a...

What to Eat for Healthy Skin

There are so many things that can go wrong with the skin: dryness, redness, blemishes, etc. Healthy skin is a reflection of internal health. There are many creams and cosmetics to put on top of your skin. But, there are also lots of things you can do to nurture and...

Introducing the Amazing Vitamin K

Introducing the Amazing Vitamin K Vitamin what? K? Yup! Vitamin K! Why’d they skip vitamins F, G, H, I & J? Great question! That's because the "K" stands for "koagulation" which is the Danish spelling for "coagulation." Vitamin K is the vitamin that helps the...

I’m Sick. What Can I Do (Naturally)?

Getting sick with the common cold doesn’t have to be so… common. There are things you can do naturally to make getting sick less likely. But, if you do happen to get sick, there are things you can also do to help support your body to fight it off. Good hand hygiene...

Which Foods Can Help with Blood Pressure?

Which Foods Can Help with Blood Pressure? Guess how many people have high blood pressure? A billion! It’s said to be the “#1 risk factor for death and disability in the world.” If you have high blood pressure, it's best that you are monitored by your healthcare...

What is the Satiety Index?

What is the Satiety Index? Have you ever noticed that some foods keep you feeling full longer? And others give you the munchies an hour later? That can make the advice to "stop eating when you feel full" a bit tricky if you're picking foods that aren't filling. That's...

The True Health Benefits of Exercise

The True Health Benefits of Exercise  Exercise. It can improve your health on all levels. We’re not just talking about being fitter and stronger. We’re talking about overall health and longevity. Regular exercise improves your heart health, brain health, muscle and...

Need Help Going Dairy-Free? Here are 6 Great Substitutes

Need Help Going Dairy-free? Here are 6 Great Substitutes If you're reading this, you likely are or are considering going dairy-free. You may have an intolerance, have been told to eliminate dairy, or just want to have less of it. You may have identified it as an...

Recipe – Smoothie Bowl

I have a smoothie bowl full of dark red goodness for you. You won’t believe how packed it is with nutrition, not to mention the awesome taste. And it may even help lower your blood pressure.   Recipe - Smoothie Bowl Serves 1 1 cup kale ½ cup berries (your...

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Which Foods Can Help with Blood Pressure?

Which Foods Can Help with Blood Pressure? Guess how many people have high blood pressure? A billion! It’s said to be the “#1 risk factor for death and disability in the world.” If you have high blood pressure, it's best that you are monitored by your healthcare...

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Recipe – Not Your Average Boiled Potatoes

Buh-bye bland boiled potatoes. I've got a delicious, and highly filling recipe for you… Did I say "highly filling?" Yes, this one not only tastes great but will help you feel full longer. Promise. Recipe - Not Your Average Boiled Potatoes Serves 6-8 2 lbs mini...

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What is the Satiety Index?

What is the Satiety Index? Have you ever noticed that some foods keep you feeling full longer? And others give you the munchies an hour later? That can make the advice to "stop eating when you feel full" a bit tricky if you're picking foods that aren't filling. That's...

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Recipe – Coconut Water Refresher

Work out hard? Want a natural drink to refresh yourself afterward? I have one for you right here.   Recipe - Coconut Water Refresher Serves 2 1 cup coconut water 2 cups watermelon ½ tsp lime juice 1 dash salt 1 cup ice 2 tbsp chia seeds (optional) Instructions...

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The True Health Benefits of Exercise

The True Health Benefits of Exercise  Exercise. It can improve your health on all levels. We’re not just talking about being fitter and stronger. We’re talking about overall health and longevity. Regular exercise improves your heart health, brain health, muscle and...

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Recipe – Chocolate Almond N’ice Cream

Do you love chocolate nut ice cream? Do you want a delicious and super-healthy way to make it in your kitchen? Then add this delicious dairy-free ice cream to your line up of dairy free recipes.   Recipe - Chocolate Almond N'ice Cream Serves 2 2 bananas, chopped...

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Recipe – Slow-Cooked Chicken Broth

Slow-cooked chicken broth in all it’s “comfort food” goodness. Delicious, nutrient-rich, and easier than pie. Can you really get any better than that? Go ahead. Give this gut-soothing recipe a try.   Recipe: Slow-Cooked Chicken Broth Serves 6-8 1 whole chicken,...

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How Do I Know if I Have a Leaky Gut?

How Do I Know if I Have a Leaky Gut? "Leaky gut" is a popular topic in the health and wellness spheres these days. It's been blamed for many symptoms and conditions that seem to be all-too-common. Allergies, intolerances, joint pain, even autoimmune diseases can all...

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Recipe – One Pan Roasted Dinner

Recipe: One Pan Roasted Dinner Give this one pan Mediterranean dish a try. Serves 4 4 cod fillets 2 handfuls asparagus, ends removed 1 cup black kalamata olives, drained 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced lengthwise 4 handfuls cherry tomatoes, halved 3 tbsp olive oil,...

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Mediterranean Diet 101

Mediterranean Diet 101  The Mediterranean diet is one of the most studied diets out there. It's based on the traditional foods that people who lived around the Mediterranean Sea ate about 50 years ago. Back then, in the mid-20th century, researchers noted that people...

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