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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 […]
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Eating Healthy with a Busy Schedule
May 25, 2020
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When it comes to eating right many of us find that the number one hindrance to our success is the lack of time to prepare the proper meals and snacks for our dietary needs. It is often much more convenient to throw one thing in the crockpot for the family or resort to the fast […]
Articles Inspiration Lifestyle Weight Loss
How to Stay Motivated to Exercise
May 21, 2020
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Exercise is always a do-it-yourself venture. No other person and no machine can do it for you. Hence, it is important to figure out how to stay motivated to exercise to stick with it! This is what people who are overweight should try to understand. However, even if it’s easy to set intentions and it’s […]
Articles Ketogenic Lifestyle Nutritional Therapies
10 Low Carb Staples You Can’t Live Without
May 18, 2020
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Here is a list of 10 low carb staples to help you plan ahead and stay on your low-carb or keto plan. This list covers everything, so make sure and adjust based on your preferences and sensitivities. For those just starting out and even for you long-timers, sticking to your healthy low carb lifestyle can […]
Lifestyle
5 Easy Toning Exercises You Can Do Anywhere
May 11, 2020
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Here are five easy toning exercises that can be done anywhere and whenever you have time. At home, at the office, or on vacation, you can do these easy yet extremely effective exercises. Most of us have learned what to do when it comes to exercising. The problem is where and when to get the […]
Nutritional Therapies
The Effects of Sugar on The Immune System
April 18, 2020
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While a spoonful of sugar may help the medicine go down, the real medicine for our bodies seems to be forgoing that spoonful of sugar (and most other spoonfuls) altogether. We’re going to look at the effects of sugar on the immune system in this article. In nutritional terms, our food is composed of three […]
Intentional Living
9 Disaster Prepping Tips and Tricks
April 13, 2020
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Recent events have thrown all of us for a loop and it’s a great reminder that we all should be at least somewhat prepared for the unknown. So I thought I would share my 9 disaster prepping tips and tricks to help you out. I’m not talking about hardcore prepping like building underground bunkers and […]
Intentional Living Nutritional Therapies
The Basics of Building a Nutrient-Dense Kitchen
April 12, 2020
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When it comes to our health, nothing is more important than a strong nutritional foundation. Without a properly prepared nutrient-dense whole food diet, we struggle with our health. We see the effects of these struggles not just in the size of our jeans, but in the rising cost of healthcare and the staggering rate of […]
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Non-Toxic Cookware Guide
March 30, 2020
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Are you using non-toxic cookware? This may be an area that you’ve missed when addressing the toxin load in your environment. You’d probably switched to non-toxic beauty and cleaning products. Cooking should be enjoyable and something that produces a healthy meal for you and your loved ones. However, when you use pots, pans, and baking […]
Nutritional Therapies
Health Benefits of Tea
March 27, 2020
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Did you know there are a lot of health benefits of tea? Tea is arguably one of the oldest and most sought after commodities in the world, and today it is the second most consumed beverage, second only to water. It is a product that is made from the leaf and bud of the plant […]
Gardening
Growing Your Own Herbs
March 23, 2020
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If you’re not the type of person that wants to spend their time managing an elaborate fruit or vegetable garden, you might consider planting and growing your own herbs. While the product might not seem as significant, you’ll still enjoy the constant availability of fresh, delicious herbs to flavor your meals with.
Wellbeing
What to Do if You Get The COVID-19 Coronavirus
March 13, 2020
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With all of the media coverage of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, there has been little information available about what to do if you get the COVID-19 coronavirus. I’m not a doctor or trained medical professional and this is not medical advice, however, I’d like to share the information about how to manage coronaviruses from a […]