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Healthy Pumpkin Protein Smoothie

Refuel and energize with this healthy, delicious and nutritious pumpkin protein smoothie. Healthy Pumpkin Protein Smoothie Recipe 1/2 cup organic pumpkin One handful, approximately 8-12 raw, organic pecans, walnuts or almonds 1 knuckle fresh ginger root 1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice 1/4 tsp. cinnamon 2 organic carrots 1-2 scoops of your favorite protein powder (Pure […]

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How to Stop Sugar Cravings

Do you struggle with sugar cravings? Do you crave something sweet after meals? Does your diet consist of bagels, fruit juice, ultra-processed cereal, bread, fruity yogurt, candy, muffins, soda, flavored coffee drinks, and the like? If so, this article will shed some light and enlighten you with information as to why you’re experiencing intense cravings, […]

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Bone Broth: Homemade Chicken Soup Recipe

Bone broth and healthy homemade chick soup are nutritious, delicious and super easy to make. Bone Broth Benefits Homemade bone broth-based soups made with a whole organic, pasture-raised chicken or turkey with the bones is one of the most nutrient-dense, healing super food meals that the entire family will enjoy. Broth-based soups support healthy immune […]

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12 “Real Food” Grocery Shopping Tips

The most important component to prevent or reverse disease, feel energized, think more clearly, experience lasting fat loss and your highest level of health (for yourself and your family) starts with being mindful and conscious of what you choose to eat. “Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food.” – Hippocrates Good nutrition, […]

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12 Harmful Ingredients to Avoid

If your goal is to lose weight, look, think, feel and function your best, and live a healthy, vibrant disease-free life, food quality and nutrient-density plus avoiding harmful ingredients and toxic chemicals must be high on your list of priorities. You’ll find harmful ingredients in many items that you may actually think are healthy, often […]

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20 Tips to Improve Digestion Naturally

Over 2000 years ago Hippocrates stated that “all disease begins in the gut.” Did you know that the health of your gut has a profound impact on your immune function, cognition function, and directly affects your mood? Poor digestion, leaky gut or underlying infections can actually be the root cause of anxiety, depression, cognitive, behavioral, […]

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The Health Hazards of GMOs, Pesticides & Glyphosate

GMOs, pesticides, herbicides and Roundup ready glyphosate have been linked to several health hazards including infertility, immune problems, accelerated aging, significant inflammation, faulty insulin regulation, mitochondrial dysfunction, mental health disorders, autoimmune disease, and changes in major organs and the gastrointestinal system. In the United States, 90% of acres planted are from genetically modified seeds. Genetically […]

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Reduce Exposure to Pesticides: Avoid the Dirty Dozen

Pesticides—Herbicides—GMOs—Glyphosate: What we need to know! Are you aware that pesticides and herbicides have detrimental consequences and negative side effects on our brain, weight, neurological function, hormones, quality of life and overall health? According to The Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, 10 of the 12 most dangerous chemicals are pesticides. The average American is […]

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20 Health Benefits of Coconut Oil and MCT Oil

Despite the bad rap that saturated fats have gotten over the years, there’s plenty of evidence supporting the endless health benefits of saturated fats such as coconut oil. Our bodies cannot function without saturated fats. They’re essential to heart health, hormone function, brain and respiratory health. Healthy saturated fats boost immune function, increase bone strength, […]

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12 Healthy Breakfast Ideas

Healthy breakfast ideas that are guaranteed to start your morning off right to ensure that you feel more balanced, energized and sustained throughout your day. A nutrient-dense, real food healthy breakfast will encourage greater weight loss, reduce afternoon cravings, boost your metabolism, fuel your brain, stabilize your mood, fight fatigue, stabilize blood sugar and increase […]

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