cacoa

Chocolate lovers – today is your day! You can enjoy your beloved treat while boosting your health. Cacao delivers nutritional goodness without all of the inflammatory, insulin-spiking effects of sugar. And this beloved antioxidant-rich cocoa bean delivers 80% of the recommended daily intake of copper, which is essential for red blood cell production, and manganese…

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carbs turn to sugar

Dr. Natasha Winters said this best and its true – “all carbohydrates turn to sugar. And sugar stimulates the same pleasure centers of the brain that respond to heroin and cocaine, so naturally we want more of it.” Sugar is a powerful drug and we need to understand it better and its effect on our…

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cauliflower power

The Holderness Family created a hilarious video about all-things cauliflower. But despite the trendy popularity this food-swap has ensued in recent months, its the health benefits that are the shining star. Cauliflower has half of the carb content that most starchy sides deliver, and per cooked cup contains 66% of your daily vitamin C. That’s…

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vitamin D covid

Hopefully by now, you’ve seen the countless reports and studies linking COVID survival to bolstered Vitamin D levels. If you haven’t taken action already, now is your time to do something. Even if COVID isn’t a concern (though I’m not sure how it cant be these days), decreased levels have other health impacts you likely…

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new brew coffee

Coffee is pretty much a staple for most of us. Its benefits have been debated, like most dietary items in our modern lifestyles. But I think the real details of its benefits lies within the quality of the bean. And no, more is not better. Let’s dig in…. High-quality coffee is a rich source of…

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orange

There is certainly some wonderment of an orange, right? The smell let alone the taste, has a way of quickly bringing us to present enjoyment but also has a bit of a nostalgic energy. Slice open an orange, and you’re thrown back to your childhood days or that one time in college that….well never mind…

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olive and avocado oil

Modern fats are inflammatory because of how they are processed and what they are made from. Luckily, oils have been spotlighted in the last few years in part to trendy diets that started to build awareness of good fats vs. bad fats. Even the FDA got involved and banned partially hydrogenated oil from products a…

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peppermint oil

When we think of December, in pops ideas of holiday cheer, celebrations, hot cocoa, gingerbread and our beloved candy cane traditions. Tis the season…. But did you know that peppermint oil also has enormous health benefits that can bring you joy all year long?! Apply, diffuse & sniff your way to health. Those candy canes…

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celery juice detox

The benefits of celery are just jaw-dropping and the taste of celery juice is equally as impressive. Here is why I love a celery juice detox as part of your whole-body care: It’s a plant – and plants are awesome High amounts of vitamin C and K Impressive amounts of folate and potassium Linked to…

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detox for longevity

Reducing toxins is the body is a critical element to healthy living. It’s time to detox your way to longevity! Often we focus on what we can take in, versus what may need to be released, or let out. And this can tie all elements of living – nutrition, emotions and deeper spiritual releases. Safe…

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