Articles on Health & Nutrition

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

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)

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?

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

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 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?

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

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)

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

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

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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Overcoming Adrenal Fatigue Naturally

Overcoming Adrenal Fatigue Naturally

. The adrenal glands are two small glands, about the size of large grapes, which sit over your kidneys. Adrenal fatigue is group of symptoms that occur when the adrenal glands are no longer able to function properly. Adrenal fatigue is a huge problem in our fast paced...

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Why You Should Cold Brew Your Coffee (Recipe Included)

Why You Should Cold Brew Your Coffee (Recipe Included)

Although I don't encourage coffee drinking, I do believe we all have to pick our battles, and I used to be addicted on Starbucks. So I totally understand!...  If you're not ready to quit, I want to at least help you make it a little bit healthier.  . Cold-Brewed...

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Cholesterol 101: It’s The Cure Not The Cause

Cholesterol 101: It’s The Cure Not The Cause

. What Is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is a waxy steroid substance in the body. 75% of the cholesterol in your body is produced by your liver. HDL (high density lipo-proteins) carry old cholesterol back to the liver to be recycled. Considered to be the "good" cholesterol....

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10 Natural Cold, Flu, & Cough Remedies

10 Natural Cold, Flu, & Cough Remedies

Start With A Clean Diet Ditch the dairy, sugar, and processed foods - These foods create mucus in the body. Mucus increases sinus and chest congestion, coughs, and a nice breeding place for cold and flu bugs. Two cans of soda (which contain 24 teaspoons of sugar)...

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4 Ways To Lower Cortisol Levels Naturally

4 Ways To Lower Cortisol Levels Naturally

Cortisol is one of our main stress hormones produced by the adrenal glands. When we are under stress cortisol levels rise. This is a normal fight or flight response for emergency situations. However, when stress becomes chronic cortisol levels will remain high causing...

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