The Bittersweet Truth About Sugar

The Bittersweet Truth About Sugar

December 11, 2019

Chronic disease exists in a terrain or an environment that is conducive to feeding that condition. The gut, pancreas, liver, immune system, circulation and brain are all affected by this environment. Conditions that did not exist before, start developing. For example, when sugar intake is high, harmful sugar-loving bacteria thrive in the gastrointestinal tract leading to candida; insulin resistance develops when the pancreas and liver cannot keep up with the high sugar levels, leading to weight gain, diabetes and metabolic syndrome.

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15 Healthy Eating Tips for the Holidays

15 Healthy Eating Tips for the Holidays

November 27, 2019

Gaining weight during the holidays does not have to be a given. Armed with a few tips before the festivities begin and you'll be on your way to a slim, fit and healthy holiday. Just a few key strategies will help you achieve your goals for a healthy holiday season. Remember to focus on changing one habit at a time. Focus on eating enough nutrient dense foods to help you stay full and avoid cravings. Keep moving and don't forget to plan ahead for all your festivities by preparing real food, so you can limit the sugar-laden foods that sabotage your health every year.

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What are the Benefits of Self-Care?

What are the Benefits of Self-Care?

November 13, 2019

Self-care routines have been around from the beginning of time. They include caring for the body, mind and soul and they range from simple rituals that can take a few minutes to very complex routines. The benefits of self-care are indisputable and they include a shift in health to a more positive outlook, better sleep, better weight management and a calmer state of mind. The most important self-care we can provide our bodies is a nutrient dense diet with plenty of whole food ingredients. The best place to start is with a nourishing breakfast and a smoothie is a great way to pack a lot of nutrients in a small meal that is easy to carry. Dedicating yourself to a simple routine of self-care can provide a great impact on your overall health and well-being.

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Food Allergy or Food Sensitivity: What's the Difference?

Food Allergy or Food Sensitivity: What's the Difference?

October 30, 2019

We have all heard friends and family talk about their allergies and their food sensitivities and we wonder if this is something we need to investigate for our own health. This article will help you understand the difference between the two. It will also help you know what to do if you suspect a food allergy or intolerance in yourself or a loved one.

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A Cleanse: Is it for you?

A Cleanse: Is it for you?

October 09, 2019

What if you could learn how to listen to your body and get different results this year? What if this time you could float through the holidays lighter, healthier and slimmer?

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