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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 […]
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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 […]
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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.
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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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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 […]
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Ketosis Signs and Symptoms – What to Expect
March 11, 2020
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Ketosis signs and symptoms can tip you off as to whether or not you have entered into ketosis. So if you’ve been following a keto diet and you’re wondering how you will actually know that your body is in ketosis this post is for you. First, let’s back up a minute and get a quick […]
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6 Major Milestones of the Modern Diet
March 8, 2020
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How did we get here? American’s are so disconnected from their bodies. We can’t hear the signals our bodies are sending us and fatter and sicker than ever. When we look back through the evolution of the modern diet, there are 6 major milestones of the modern diet that add up to our current situation. […]
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Cheating On Keto: 6 Tips for Recovery
March 4, 2020
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From family reunions and holidays to backyard barbecues and friendly potlucks, wherever people gather for fun and merrymaking, you are bound to find less-than-keto-friendly options that are calling your name. Whether you fall prey to your Nana’s famous biscuits, give yourself the freedom to take in the whole Thanksgiving spread, or just feel like ordering […]
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Keto Diet Criticism
February 24, 2020
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The Keto diet is very popular, but it also comes with a lot of criticism. Health experts, doctors, and diet specialists come from all different opinions when it comes to the Keto diet and other low-carb approaches to nutrition. Some believe that it is dangerous, some say that it is a healthy method to lose […]
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Keto Shopping Tips
February 21, 2020
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When you start the Keto diet, you are entering a new world of eating and you’ll need some keto shopping tips. Suddenly, all of your stand-by foods like macaroni and cheese, pasta and bread are no longer on your shopping list. When you go shopping for the first few times you may feel like a […]
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How to Deal with Keto and Sugar Cravings
February 10, 2020
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Keto and sugar cravings…it does get easier, I promise! The longer you stay away from sugar and starch, the less you crave it! Sugar is everywhere you look and it might pop up in some surprising places. Did you know that most whole-grain bread has at least one form of sugar in it? The United […]
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Keto Cost-Savings Tips
February 4, 2020
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The Keto diet has a lot of health benefits, but it is not exactly easy on the wallet. Fresh meats are some of the most expensive items in the grocery store and when you follow a ketogenic nutritional approach, you’ll need to purchase a lot of them. However, there are simple steps that you can […]