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Eat these foods instead of “Wheat”

by Isabel De Los Rios
wheat, gluten and inflammation

My number one suggestion for getting pain and inflammation under control is to eliminate or greatly reduce the amount of wheat and gluten you are eating on a daily basis. Initially this may sound a bit challenging for some people, so I’ve put together a few great tips to get started.

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Not So Nuts about Raw Food after All

by Anna Soref
is the raw diet a bit nutty?

After eating raw for three days I didn’t feel energized; I didn’t feel clean and light. I felt like I had been on a nut binge.

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Juicer vs Blender – Which One Should You Buy?

by Brad
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So many times I’ve been asked this question. Which is healthier – smoothies or juices? Quality juicers and blenders are expensive so the juicer vs blender question almost always comes in the same breath. If a person has to choose, which one should they buy?

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Eating Healthy on a Budget Just Got a lot Easier – New Discount Club Featuring Your Favorite Brands and Bloggers

by Kelli & Brad

If you think eating healthy is expensive then we have some exciting news for you. We’re really excited to tell you about this because we commonly hear from our readers that it can be difficult to make healthier foods work in tight budgets.

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Overfed and Undernourished – Modern Foods and Famine in a Land of Plenty

by Brad
overfed and undernourished

We’re all well aware of the obesity epidemic in the developed world. Did you also know that right alongside the obesity we have a major issue of malnourishment?

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Yoga for a Happy Pregnancy, and Baby

by Kelli
yoga during pregnancy

The University of Michigan conducted an interesting study, researching the effects of yoga practice on expectant mothers suffering from severe depression symptoms. The results were stunning, and offer much hope.

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A Spring Detox for Your House – With a Treat!

by Maura Knowles
non toxic spring cleaning

Spring has sprung and so has my creative clean-“itis” craving. It’s time to morselfy your spring cleaning, so let’s get started with some of Mo’s (that’s me) top 10 tips!

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3 Things You Need to Know About Honey

by Anna Soref
3 things to know about honey

Farmers’ markets and Community Supported Agriculture provide increasing sources for locally grown, raw (unpasteurized) honey for many of us. But before you buy your next pot of honey (or maybe your first), consider the following information.

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Don’t Let Cartoons Ruin Grocery Shopping with the Kids

by Anna Soref
cartoon food marketing to kids

In grocery aisles all over America, battles are taking place. Well-loved friends like Dora and SpongeBob have children nagging, demanding, and crying for products adorned with their images. With a simple no, parents become the enemy and battle ensues.

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Your Daily Diet: Finding the Healthy Balance, from the Heart

by Anna Soref
healthy happy confident women

For so many of us the diet rollercoaster is just that, up and down, up and down. We’re bombarded daily with the latest healthy foods, diets, fasts and cleanses. How can one possibly find the right path to healthy?

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Five “Health” Claims on Food that Should Make You Mad

by Brad
health claims on food

When you see any of these five terms on a package you can bet the food inside inside is anything but healthy.

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What is the Best Juicer to Buy? The Omega 8006 Juicer

by Brad
what is the best juicer to buy? the omega 8006 juicer

If you’ve got a couple grand laying around and want to open a juice stand, you can buy a juicer with a thousand pounds of hydraulic pressure to extract every possible drop of juice from a plant. For those of us happy to spend a more reasonable amount, the Omega 8006 Juicer answers the ‘what is the best juicer to buy’ question.

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Strong Relationships, Healthy Hormones

by Kelli
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Women are especially vulnerable to accommodating lousy relationships because we’re not well trained about healthy boundaries. We often don’t learn that “no” is a complete sentence. And to add more fuel to the fire, our brain/hormone connections are more sensitive to emotional stressors.

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