watermelon

Summer and watermelon just go together. They are a match made for each other, and for us as we enjoy their sweet crimson goodness for months and months each year! So it should come as no surprise there are numerous health benefits to this sweet, juicy fruit…some of which may surprise you. Did you know…

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love your liver

Your liver plays a huge role in detoxifying your entire body. Literally everything that you put into your body, your liver filters. That includes what you consume, breathe in or rub on your skin. Just think about that…. Your liver is working hard even when you don’t realize it. So loving on your liver is…

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wine

Did you know that most of your beloved bottles of vino are also likely laced with dangerous pesticides and health-compromising sulfates? Those vineyards of luscious grapes are no different than the fruits and vegetables you consume daily, and lets face it, the farmers are motivated to sell volume, often sacrificing quality. So even if you’re…

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air purifying plants

These common indoor plants are not only pretty, but also purify your household air. Certain indoor plants are truly “nature’s life support system”, as so coined by NASA, after discovering their detoxifying benefits and air quality perks. These pretty air-purifying plants absorb particulates from the air as the plant takes in carbon dioxide. The harmful…

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walnuts

News about nuts and nuts in the news seem to go hand in hand these days. But all kidding aside, nuts continue to be one of the best go to snacks. And now Walnuts get a special high five. The University of Pennsylvania studied the effects of walnuts as part of a healthy diet. They…

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zero waste living

It’s true. Zero-waste living is easier than you think! We can all do our part to save the planet and save each other, especially while we are Amazon shopping our spare time away. Assuming you’re already recycling those brown Amazon boxes, there are other easy ways for you to hug the planet and thy neighbor…

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science of sleep

There’s no doubt, you’ve heard some of the passing benefits of rest and a good nights sleep. Sure – we say, trying doing that when you’re a busy mom, juggling work and kids and oh yeah, dinner. But what’s crazy is this one bodily function that we so need, is the one we often de-prioritize…

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Finding Joy

I just finished listening to Gabby Bernstein’s book called Super Attractor. I smiled every time I tuned in because while I’m still learning from her words, it pretty much summarizes everything I’ve come to learn in my own health journey these last few years. What she poignantly points out is the emphasis of Joy in…

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self love

There’s Valentine’s Day and Gal-entine’s Day, and Pal-entine’s Day and probably more I’m missing. Today I celebrate Self-Love. Whatever your thoughts are about this commercialized holiday or not, let us not lose sight of really what it’s all about. It’s not the chocolates or cards or secret admirers, it’s an opportunity to tap into the…

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just one breath

Breathing brings so many benefits including stress and mental relief which we can all use a little more of these days. Start now! Sit up straight, legs crossed. Place one hand on your belly and the other on your heart. Exhale for 4. Pause. Inhale for 4. Pause. Repeat for 5 to 10 cycles. More…

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