Articles on Health & Nutrition

Reversing Insulin Resistant Diabetes

      In this video I explain the root cause of insulin resistance so that you can not only manage blood sugar levels, but actually start reversing insulin resistance. Insulin is a hormone in the body produced by the pancreas. It drives glucose into the cell for...

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Is Yogurt Healthy?

Yogurt is crazy popular. If it was raw, organic, home made, and cultured properly, it would have health benefits. Unfortunately commercial yogurt, including Greek yogurt, is not made properly. The result is an unhealthy "health" food I do not personally eat or...

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How To Make Ghee Butter

. Ghee is clarified butter. It's made by simmering cow's milk butter, removing the water and milk solids (casein and lactose). The end product is a nutritious, nutty tasting, rich flavored fat that can handle much higher heat than butter and even coconut oil. I used...

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Simply Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

I kept hearing so much about portobello mushrooms I thought I need to give them a try! So I came up with a recipe that includes nutritious spinach, super easy, and tastes amazing! Another great way to get dark leafy greens in your diet 🙂 . Ingredients: 2 Portobello...

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Is Popcorn Healthy? Find Out!

Popcorn is not what I would define as a health food, because it has no nutritional value, and can actually be a problem for some people. That said, it can be what I call a healthy junk food" alternative for some people if it is non-GMO, organic, and prepared properly....

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Toxicity Quiz – Do I Need To Detox?

How can you tell if you really need a fully body detox? Your body will tell you. It's so simple. If you feel like crap, your body is telling you something.  There are two primary causes of disease: 1. Toxic overload (whether it's dietary or emotional). Junk in = junk...

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My New Favorite Vegetable And Two Simple Tasty Recipes!!

Cauliflower Rice has quickly become my new favorite vegetable. It's tasty and extremely versatile as it takes on whatever flavor you add to it. You can either grate it yourself, or buy it in the produce section or freezer section already finely grated.   Benefits...

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7 Essential Nutrients That Stimulate Hair Growth

1. Protein Hair follicles and nails are made up of protein. Protein is the building block of every cell in the body so nothing can grow without protein. I do not eat a lot of animal protein so I supplement with amino acids (predigested protein). When I get lazy about...

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5 Top Gut Destroyers (That Are Not Gluten)

I think just about everyone has probably heard of the dangers of gluten by now. But gluten gets so much attention a lot of people miss that gluten is not the only gut destroyer, there are many. I'm going to point out five biggies that are not gluten. 5 Top Gut...

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How To Make Your Own Kombucha For Less Than $1 Per Bottle!!

              Video: How To Make 1 Gallon Fermented Kombucha Tea Kombucha is a fermented tea (probiotic beverage) that provides beneficial gut bacteria, improves digestion, increases energy, alkalizes, detoxifies, and boosts your immune system. But it's very expensive...

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Are You Making These Top 5 Juicing Mistakes?

There are so many health benefits of juicing. But rather than list all the benefits, I'll just keep it simple. Fresh juice (made with a juicer not store bought juice) floods your body with enzyme rich life giving nutrients, and is loaded with energy (energy in =...

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4 Reasons I Drink Fresh Juice Every Day

I juice pretty much every day. Some people think that's extreme. But I think insulin shots, chemo, expensive time consuming doctor visits, drugs, and dangerous surgeries are extreme. I would much rather take a little extra time each day to make my fresh vegetable...

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Healthy Lunch In Under 60 Seconds

The number one road block people have when it comes to eating healthy is time. This is a no excuse, whole food, plant based, simple as it gets, healthy recipe anyone can make for lunch in under one minute. This recipe is high in protein, fiber, magnesium,...

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Chia Seed Detox Drink Recipe (Refreshing & Tasty!)

Chia seeds are so beneficial I try to include them in my diet every day. They are a complete food all in one simple seed; high in protein, calcium, potassium, magnesium, and omega 3 fats, making it a true super food powerhouse. Chia seeds are also great for...

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Juicing Vs. Blending – Which One Is Better?

Based on questions clients ask me, there still seems to me some confusion when it comes to juicing vs blending. I think it's because some of the high speed blender commercials label their blenders as juicers when they are not really juicers. Juicers make clear juice...

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Fight Depression with Food

If you have depression, you know it. There are many causes. Nutritional deficiencies can be one of them. In this article I'm addressing five common nutritional deficiencies that can lead to and even cause symptoms of depression. I have found that even with a perfect...

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Best Summer Salad EVER (Cucumber, Tomato, Avocado)

I personally don't eat many leafy green salads for 3 reasons: 1. It's time consuming to clean and cut up all those leafy greens. 2. It's nearly impossible to consume the amount of leafy greens you really need to get the nutrients you need. And most people do not chew...

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What Is A Liver Flush?

. What Is A Liver Flush? The liver detoxifies the blood and produces bile. The bile is stored in the gallbladder, then released when you eat to digest your food, especially high fat foods. A poor diet high in processed foods and sugar causes bile to become thick and...

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Over 34 Hidden Names for MSG

MSG is one of the most dangerous food enhancers found in thousands of processed foods under hidden names. It's toxic stuff with some very serious side effects and should not be taken lightly. Read your food labels carefully, or better yet, eat food that doesn't...

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3 Things That Dangerously Spike Insulin

What Is Insulin? Insulin is a hormone produced in the pancreas. When you eat sugar or foods that turn into sugar (pasta, breads, cereals, crackers etc.), your blood sugar levels go up, signalling the pancreas to produce insulin. Insulin's job is to balance blood sugar...

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