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Turmeric – Is It Really a Miracle Spice?

Turmeric - Is it Really a Miracle Spice? Turmeric is a rhizome that grows under the ground like ginger. It has a rich, bright orange color and is used in many foods. Originally used in Southeast Asia, it’s a vital component for traditional curries. You can find dried...

Protein – How Much Is Enough?

Protein - How Much is Enough? Protein is not just for great skin, hair, and nails; it's critical for health. Without it, you wouldn't be able to repair damage, digest food, fight infections, build muscle and bone, create hormones, and even think and have good moods....

Need a Mood Boost? Eat This!

Need a Mood Boost? Eat This! No question that what you eat can affect how you feel, right? It also affects how you eat, how you sleep, how you lose weight, how you gain weight and a whole lot of other stuff. Mental health and brain health are complex. So are the foods...

How Much Sugar is Too Much?

How Much Sugar is Too Much?  It’s official! Organizations and governments are (finally) declaring a maximum amount of daily sugar intake. So, how much sugar is too much? While guidelines may be a  step forward, there are still a few problems. One - they don’t all...

Healthy Fats and Dangerous Fats

Healthy Fats and Dangerous Fats All fat is NOT created equal! Some are healthy fats and some are dangerous fats. And which fats you choose may be making you fatter or keeping you from losing the fat you have. Fat is one of the three critical macronutrients along with...

5 Natural Ways to Deal with Bloating

5 Natural Ways to Deal with Bloating  Do you ever feel a bit “overextended” in the belly after a meal? Perhaps “gassy?” Have you ever carried a “food baby?” Then let’s talk about how to deal with bloating. Well, bloating is common. Up to 25-30% of people experience it...

Why Am I Always Hungry?

Why Am I Always Hungry?  If you often feel hungry, you are not alone! But why is it that we can often say “I always feel hungry”? There are many reasons you feel hunger. Of course, the most obvious one is that you are actually physically hungry. Perhaps your stomach...

Salt – The Delicious Health-Buster

Salt: The Delicious Health-Buster (And What to Use Instead) Yes, there are lots of different kinds of salt: pink, iodized, kosher, sea, etc. They come from salt mines in the ground, or from evaporating the water out of salt water. What they all have in common is that...

Ketogenic Diet 101

Ketogenic Diet 101 The ketogenic diet is a very low carb, very high-fat diet. But can it help you lose weight? It has recently gained a lot of popularity in the wellness sphere because of some of its health benefits. A ketogenic diet has been shown to help some people...

Multivitamins – Waste of Money or Not?

Multivitamins - Waste of Money or Not? You already know that if your nutrition if off, then you may not be able to lose weight, lose body fat, or gain muscle. But does that mean you need to take multivitamins? Multivitamins are exactly what they sound like: multiple...

Recipe – Slow-Cooker Roast Beef and Potatoes

Recipe: Slow-Cooker Roast Beef and Potatoes Serves 6 2 onions, sliced (do this and go to step 1 before preparing the rest of the ingredients) 4 lb beef roast 1 lb potatoes, peeled & chopped 1 lb carrots, peeled & sliced 2 celery sticks, sliced 2 dashes dried...

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Why Am I Always Hungry?

Why Am I Always Hungry?  If you often feel hungry, you are not alone! But why is it that we can often say “I always feel hungry”? There are many reasons you feel hunger. Of course, the most obvious one is that you are actually physically hungry. Perhaps your stomach...

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Recipe – Italian Spice Mix

Recipe (Low-Sodium Spice Mix): Italian Spice Mix 1        tbsp dried oregano 1 ½      tbsp dried basil 1        tbsp dried parsley 1        tbsp dried thyme ½        tbsp onion powder ½        tbsp garlic powder Mix all ingredients and place in a sealed container....

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Salt – The Delicious Health-Buster

Salt: The Delicious Health-Buster (And What to Use Instead) Yes, there are lots of different kinds of salt: pink, iodized, kosher, sea, etc. They come from salt mines in the ground, or from evaporating the water out of salt water. What they all have in common is that...

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Recipe – Layered Chocolate Peppermint Fat Bombs

Recipe (Ketogenic): Layered chocolate peppermint fat bombs Serves 6 ½ cup coconut oil, melted 1 tbsp granulated sweetener (xylitol or monk fruit) ¼ tsp peppermint extract 2 tbsp cocoa powder, unsweetened Instructions Mix the melted coconut oil with the sweetener and...

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Ketogenic Diet 101

Ketogenic Diet 101 The ketogenic diet is a very low carb, very high-fat diet. But can it help you lose weight? It has recently gained a lot of popularity in the wellness sphere because of some of its health benefits. A ketogenic diet has been shown to help some people...

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Recipe – Superfood Salad

I know you haven’t seen enough superfood salad recipes yet. Mine’s the best! 😊 Recipe (Nutrient Dense): Superfood Salad Serves 2 2 handfuls of greens (e.g. kale, spinach, arugula, etc.) ½ cucumber, chopped 1 avocado, chopped 1 bell pepper, chopped 1 carrot, grated 2...

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Multivitamins – Waste of Money or Not?

Multivitamins - Waste of Money or Not? You already know that if your nutrition if off, then you may not be able to lose weight, lose body fat, or gain muscle. But does that mean you need to take multivitamins? Multivitamins are exactly what they sound like: multiple...

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Recipe – Relaxing Herbal Teas and a Bonus

Need some guidance on how to meditate? Want to take meditation on the go with you? Here are my favorite free guided meditations for you! Then finish up that moment of mindfulness with a relaxing herbal tea. Recipe - Relaxing Herbal Teas There are many relaxing herbal...

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Mindfulness and Meditation…Do They Really Work?

Mindfulness and Meditation...Do They Really Work?  Well...yes, they do really work. The fact is, science shows definite health benefits for people who use mindfulness and meditation. Before we dive in, let’s just make sure we’re on the same page when we say...

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Recipe – One Skillet Frittata

Make tonight’s dinner fun with this simple one pan dish. You’re welcome! Recipe (simple and fun): One Skillet Frittata Serves 4 8 eggs ¼ cup almond milk, unsweetened 1 tsp olive oil, extra virgin 1 clove of garlic, minced 1 handful baby spinach 1 small zucchini,...

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Here’s How to Make Cooking More Fun

Here's How to Make Cooking More Fun  If you don’t love cooking, maybe I can help to make it more fun for you? I know that sometimes I don't find cooking to be all that fun. I can get into a rut just like everyone else. But cooking yourself is one of the best ways to...

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