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Nutritional Therapies
5 Reasons to Support Eating Organic
September 24, 2020
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Eating organic isn’t just for hipsters anymore, it’s becoming more and more mainstream and it’s not as costly as it used to be. There is a growing body of evidence to support why we should eat organic. One of the most important aspects of staying healthy is with the food that we eat. The food […]
Nutritional Therapies
Digestive Dysfunction: The Long-Term Impact
September 17, 2020
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Many people struggle with digestive dysfunction today and the long-term impact of digestive dysfunction can show up in all kinds of places you would never associate with digestion. Remember, digestion is a major nutritional foundation for optimal health and when it’s not working, things can get weird. Symptoms like heartburn, indigestion, gas, and bloating are […]
Nutritional Therapies
Micronutrients and Macronutrients [Infographic]
September 10, 2020
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Micronutrients and macronutrients are critically important for optimized health and wellness, let’s walk through what they are and why they are important.
Chronic Illness Nutritional Therapies
Oxalates: What Are They, Why Should I Care?
September 3, 2020
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An Oxalate Overview Oxalates, also referred to as oxalic acid, are organic compounds that naturally occur in a wide variety of plants, including everything from leafy greens, legumes, nuts, and seeds, to cruciferous vegetables, blueberries, and dark chocolate. In small quantities, the body can also create oxalates by metabolizing vitamin C. They are essentially a […]
Articles Lifestyle Wellbeing
Tips to Stay Healthy While Traveling
August 27, 2020
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The constant traveler, who tours different countries across different time zones is faced with a lot of stressors which may contribute to the degradation of optimal health status. Undetected and unsuspected lenience on traveling across time zones may also lead to affected psychosocial behavior because of the new places and environmental stimuli that are bombarding […]
Articles Intentional Living Nutritional Therapies
How To Open A Coconut
August 13, 2020
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I love coconut, I use coconut everything, but I have yet to try fresh coconut. I’ve been curious about coconut water for a long time and I’ve read that it tastes great. But how the heck do you get the damned thing open? I had to learn how to open a coconut cuz I just […]
Articles Lifestyle Weight Loss
8 Top Macro Tracking Apps
August 6, 2020
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Are you using macro tracking apps? All weight loss plans require you to log your food intake so you can see exactly what goes in and what needs cutting. Whether you’re tracking fat, calories, or carbohydrates, you need to know where to start and where to look when the scale isn’t moving in the right […]
Hormone Balance My Life
Health Effects of Soy: My Story
July 30, 2020
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We’ve heard about soy quite a bit. It’s usually touted to be the definition of healthy eating, everyone from Oprah to CNN has been pushing the health benefits of soy. However, the health effects of soy can be quite dangerous.
Intentional Living
Family Dinner: More Important Than Ever
July 23, 2020
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When was the last time you had dinner with your family? It is the meal we often skip because we work late, the kids have sporting events or we get tired from daily activities. But, skipping dinner with the family is detrimental to the family dynamic. Family dinners are more than just a meal. It […]
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Benefits of Gardening For Kids
July 16, 2020
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Concerned about the environment? Why not start by educating your kiddos in the garden? Gardening for kids is so fun and full of great benefits for everyone. If you don’t have a garden yet, you can easily start one. You can easily grow herbs in your kitchen or you can start your own victory garden […]
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Vegetable Gardening Tips
July 9, 2020
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 With the costs of living rising all the time, it may be possible to save money and increase your family’s health at the same time by growing vegetables in your backyard. Here are a few vegetable gardening tips to help you with your green thumb.
Articles Chronic Illness
Overlooking Acid Reflux Disease in Children
July 2, 2020
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Acid reflux disease in children is actually quite common and easily overlooked. Symptoms in children are more difficult to catch and connect. We don’t typically look to a child’s diet as a potential cause, because that’s just not the norm in this country, but this is a digestive issue…so why wouldn’t we look at what […]
Articles Weight Loss
Tips for Breaking a Weight Loss Plateau
June 27, 2020
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It happens to all of us…the dreaded weight loss plateau. You’re cruising along, ecstatic because you just completed the induction phase of Atkins or the first couple of weeks off of sugar and grains on The Primal Blueprint. It was a miracle you got though those few weeks and made it through the withdrawal symptoms. […]
Articles Nutritional Therapies
Food Labels: How to Read Them
June 25, 2020
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Learning to read food labels is a super valuable skill in your journey to optimal health. You cannot measure every morsel that passes your lips, but it is a good idea to measure most foods and beverages until you get a feel for portion sizes. It is a super-sized world out there, and most people […]
Articles Lifestyle
The Power of Antioxidants for Staying Young
June 22, 2020
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What’s all the buzz around antioxidants and why are they so important? Everyone wants to grow old gracefully. Some go under the knife to get that youthful look while others opt for a more natural way to maintain that healthful glow. The way to make peace with age can be found in the types of […]
Articles Intentional Living
How to Overcome Emotional Eating
June 20, 2020
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Eating is a part of life. Your body gets its nutrients from food. Sometimes we can go overboard with our eating habits and it can result in gaining weight. One issue with food is emotional eating. The problem of emotional eating may end with the scale but it begins in the mind. Stress takes a […]
Articles Weight Loss
Common Dieting Mindset Mistakes
June 18, 2020
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Despite the plethora of weight loss information available, these common dieting mindset mistakes are being made over and over every day. I’m not talking about little slipups where you stole a french fry off of hubbies plate, but big mindset mistakes that distract you from your weight loss goals and accidentally lead to self-sabotage. Understanding […]
Chronic Illness Nutritional Therapies
5 Nutritional Foundations for Optimal Health
June 15, 2020
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We have way more control over our health and wellbeing than we are lead to believe. Proper nutrition is one of our most powerful tools and it’s important to understand how we can leverage it to achieve optimal health. There are five nutritional foundations that are critical to proper function and they should be the […]
Articles Intentional Living
Meal Planning Tips for Busy Moms
June 13, 2020
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Dinner is the last meal of the day and a time when families can get together and discuss their day. It is also a hectic meal for busy moms who are just getting off of work or who have been busy with other activities all day. Forget trying to get a healthy meal on the […]
Articles Ketogenic Lifestyle
10 Low-Carb Power-Packed Foods
May 30, 2020
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What is the secret to a long and healthy life? Well, you are what you eat, or rather what you absorb and assimilate, so why not start with food? Here are 10 low-carb power-packed foods. As you well know, not all food is created equal. Some “food” is completely void of nutrition and others are […]