HEALTHY LIVING

7 Reasons Why I Eat Chocolate Every Day & You Should To!

February 12, 2017 By

This title may sound crazy, but that’s because you are thinking about the chemical concoctions that are simply called “chocolate,” but aren’t really. Did you know the pure raw cacao, which chocolate is made from, is a superfood? In fact, it is one of my favorites and I really do have a piece every day. Chocolate gets a bad wrap…

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Make Healthy New Year’s Resolutions Last a Lifetime

December 29, 2016 By

The power of persuasion through marketing has a stronger effect on us than we like to admit, and it seems that the influx of gym deals, weight loss programs and commercial promises this time of year is usually what hooks us in. You start to believe that ‘this year is going to be different’ and that you’ll finally ‘lose the…

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5 Simple Stress-Fighting Snacks!

December 10, 2016 By

Life never stops, so carefree thinking and fighting stress can seem impossible at times. But here is the great news: just taking a quick five-minute snack or tea break can make a huge difference in your body’s stress levels throughout the day! These simple choices are all proven to provide key nutrients that keep your body and mind healthy, calm,…

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Give Yourself the Gift of Health

December 3, 2016 By

As the holiday season approaches it is so easy to get in a rut of automatic “giving.” We make shopping lists, brainstorm the perfect gifts, and focus on “giving” gifts. We even feel the stress during the holidays of navigating our friends’ and families’ expectations for where we should be “giving” our time during the holiday season. This party, that…

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9 Secrets to Eating Organic on any Budget

November 17, 2016 By

Transitioning your lifestyle to eating organic can be positively life changing in so many ways. There are so many reasons why organic is necessary to improve your health, reverse disease, and preserve the environment, plus organic usually tastes better too. I focused on ‘WHY’ I choose organic and how it will benefit you in this previous blog, “Why Buy Organic?…

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Thanksgiving Menu Planning Made Simple & Healthy

November 12, 2016 By

Thanksgiving tradition means something different to each and every one of us. However, there is one thing that I know we all have in common when it comes to Thanksgiving Day: whether you’re the event planner, the chef, or dessert connoisseur of the family, we all come together around one main focus besides spending time together that day: FOOD…and lots…

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Immunity-Boosting, Natural Flu Shot Recipe

October 30, 2016 By

Here is a great antibiotic, antiviral shot you can make right in your own kitchen. It just uses simple, whole food ingredients, but they combine to create an anti-flu and cold “bomb” against any viruses or bacteria.  KITCHEN UTENSILS Blender or Food Processor Medium Bowl WHOLESOME INGREDIENTS 3-4 whole lemons 1/2 inch ginger 1 small clove of garlic 1 tbsp raw,…

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Top 5 Tips For Staying Healthy During Flu Season

October 29, 2016 By

Here are the five healthiest habits you need to maintain to naturally boost your defenses. They have a much higher success rate than a marginally effective flu shot, which is why I don’t recommend getting the flu shot if you are a healthy adult. 1. Wash your hands. Wash with pure soap and water ONLY. This will remove any germs…

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Why You Need to Rethink Getting the Flu Shot

October 29, 2016 By

Avoiding the flu during flu season sometimes seems “easier said than done” but I’m here to tell you that it is possible to stay HEALTHY all year long as long as you truly take the right steps to support yourself during the holiday cold and flu season. My approach doesn’t involve getting a flu shot though! The flu shot is…