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Are You Secretly Breathing in Toxic Air?

Are You Secretly Breathing in Toxic Air? Toxins and toxic air are all around us, in many environments, and most importantly in the air we breathe every day. We face a variety of potential health risks each day as we go about our day-to-day activities. From driving in a car, walking outside or even in […]

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How Much Protein Should You Consume Daily?

How Much Protein Should You Consume?  Protein is misunderstood. A necessary building block of human health that occurs in almost every food in varying amounts. As it is broken down into its smaller parts, amino acids, it is shuttled around the body to serve various different roles. Everyone needs protein in their diet, yet the […]

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Keto Vs Low-Carb: What’s the Difference?

Keto Vs Low-Carb: What’s the Difference?  Ketogenic and low-carb diets aren’t as new as most people think. The ketogenic diet was developed in the early 1900’s to help control pediatric seizure cases who were not responding to medical treatment. Low-carb diets gained a lot of attention due to the Atkins nutrition plan which emerged in […]

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Top 7 Nutrients to Prevent Heart Disease

Top 7 Nutrients to Prevent Heart Disease According to the CDC, heart disease is the number one killer of people in the US (1). This is likely due to the standard American diet, increasing sedentary behaviors, and more time spent indoors in front of artificial lights. Together these factors create the perfect storm for chronic […]

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The 10 Biggest Ketogenic Diet Mistakes

The 10 Biggest Ketogenic Diet Mistakes The ketogenic diet is a powerful tool to help boost fat burning and help the body heal from chronic disease. I have used this approach clinically for years with amazing results and personally engage in a ketogenic lifestyle. While the benefits of keto are real, there are 10 common […]

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Is the Ketogenic Diet Acidic?

Is the Ketogenic Diet Acidic? One of the most common misconceptions with the ketogenic diet is that it makes the body overly acidic. While it is possible to make a ketogenic diet acidic, it is not inherently acidic and in fact may be alkaline forming. Much of this concern is rooted in our understanding of […]

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5 Foods to Avoid for Healthy Hormones

5 Foods to Avoid for Healthy Hormones Your diet plays a major role in helping you maintain a healthy body. The foods you eat can literally regulate processes of the body, including the secretion and balance of hormones (1). Having balanced hormones is absolutely critical for overall health and vitality in your daily life.  In […]

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6 Ways Indoor Air Pollution Affects Your Health

6 Ways Indoor Air Pollution Affects Health Could the air you are breathing in be harmful to your health and lead to lasting health effects? It is easy to forget about air as a potential risk factor for our health because we can’t tangibly see air to consider its power. Most Americans spend about 90% […]

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The 5 Most Powerful Natural Energy Drinks

The 5 Most Powerful Natural Energy Drinks Energy drinks or functional beverages are one of the hottest markets in the food and beverage industry.  These drinks offer their customers unique benefits that often appeal to the health conscious.  Some of these drinks are vastly overhyped and should be avoided.  Other functional beverages are a fantastic […]

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Ketogenic Diet vs Atkins Diet: Which is Better?

The Ketogenic Diet vs Atkins:  The concept of a low-carb diet is not all that new. In fact, the ketogenic diet was first used clinically as a treatment for epilepsy in the 1920’s. While our understanding of why these kinds of diets can have such profound benefits is still evolving, there are naturally many misconceptions […]

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7 Reasons to Cleanse Your Body

7 Reasons to Cleanse Your Body  Many people are looking for strategies to cleanse their body to begin the new year.  During the holidays, many become lax with their diet and exercise regimens. There is endless temptation with unhealthy options at every party, workplace, and gathering. The weather is colder, and people spend less time […]

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Chocolate Fat Bombs

Chocolate Fat Bombs These chocolate fat bombs are a modified recipe from my friend Megan Kelly.  She has an incredible blog and is a Licensed Esthetician specializing in holistic nutrition, woman’s hormones, and spiritual health. Fat Bombs Ingredients 1/2 cup coconut butter 1/2 cup coconut oil 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons shredded coconut 1 teaspoon vanilla […]

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