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5 Ways to Change Your Emotional Eating Habits

Using food to improve your feelings is what falls under emotional eating territory — for example, turning to a pint of ice cream, a large pizza, or some other food indulgence after a rough day.  Emotional eating is something we all face at some point or another, so it’s time to ditch the guilt and […]

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Why You Crave Carbs and How To Stop It

Even when you begin changing your eating habits for the better, incorporating cleaner foods and better practices, you can still fall victim to the massive carb craving.  Sometimes, we attribute these carb cravings to a lousy day at work or a stressful week of deadlines, but carb cravings can also come from physiological imbalances.  When you […]

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Ways to Ditch Your Sugar Habits

       Most people typically don’t have a firm grasp of how much sugar we consume on a yearly basis unknowingly.  It’s been said that the average person consumes more than 40 pounds of sugar in a calendar year — quite alarming when you think of it in pounds, right?          When […]

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Six Super Simple Ways to Eat Better

The holidays are over and the new year is among us — a special and exciting time where we make ambitious plans for our next twelve months and dream of the possibilities. The most popular resolution is improving health, and we usually are quite ready after the holidays. As tasty as the holiday tidings are, […]

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How to Effortlessly Add Healthy Benefits to Your Holiday Dishes

The holidays are here, and it is time to savor all the joy they bring — friends, family, meals together, giving & gratitude. Of course, along with them are hearty dishes and sweets that can certainly wreak havoc on our bodies. Casseroles laden with cream, sugary cakes and cookies, and other tempting empty calorie bombs […]

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Happy Thanksgiving to You & Your Family!

I hope you are all set to dive into that yummy dinner later today! I wanted to share ways to boost your immunity for winter. If you are busy with cooking right now, you can revisit this email later 🙂​Winter is typically a refreshing time of year that many eagerly await. The colder temperatures, the […]

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My Favorite Autumn Foods That Naturally Ground You

Autumn Foods That Ground You        Autumn has arrived, and the busy back-to-school season that’s quickly met with the hustle and bustle of the holidays is among us.  If you’re anything like me, this last part of the year flies by in a wink.  Because of this, it can feel like a time where your […]

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Raw vs. Cooked: Is Raw Really Better?

Raw vs. Cooked – Which Contains More Vitamins and Minerals?Let’s finally put an end to the debate of raw vs. cooked.Of course, in the grand scheme of a well-balanced, nutrient-dense, varied, whole foods diet, the cooked vs. raw debate isn’t that critical for most people.Where this can become a consideration is for vitamin and mineral […]

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The Truth About Artificial Sweeteners

The Truth Behind Artificial Sweeteners You probably know the negative health effects of eating too much sugar, especially “added sugars” like in soda pop, candy, baked goods, and many commercially-available cereals, just to name a few. Added sugar is hiding just about everywhere in the grocery store. Yes, ingesting refined sugar spikes your blood sugar and insulin, […]

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Is Coconut Oil Really Healthy?

The Coconut Oil Craze – Should I Jump on the Bandwagon Too?Yes you should (end of post). But what exactly is it about coconut oil that makes it so healthy? And which type is best? Let’s dive into some of the fascinating research and find out.Coconut oil is a special kind of fat Coconut oil is fat and […]

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