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The Moody Foodies

by Maura Knowles
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Do you ever get the MOODY FOODIES? Or as I call them, Mo’s Hangry Woes. Hangry = hungry + angry. Feeling tired and sluggish, getting sick more than your fair share, dull looking skin, suffering from constant pain or lacking focus may often be the result of what you put in your mouth and belly.

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10 Health Foods that Aren’t Healthy

by Dr. Josh Axe
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No matter what foods you choose to eat it’s wise to read the labels before you make the purchase. Any food manufacturer can and will advertise that their food product is the healthy choice but it’s up to you to be sure those statements are true. Know what ingredients to look for and which ones to avoid.

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Fructose Keeps You Hungry and Makes You Overeat

by Brad
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This is your brain on sugar — for real. Scientists have used imaging tests to show for the first time that fructose, a sugar that saturates the American diet, can trigger brain changes that may lead to overeating.

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3 Easy Tips to Resolve Uncomfortable Bloat and How to Stick to Your Clean Eating Plan During the Holidays

by Isabel De Los Rios
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If you are someone who is currently suffering from frequent gas, uncomfortable bloating or painful indigestion, then this is an important article for you. I have no problem talking about “embarrassing” topics…like GAS and bloating…because I know how uncomfortable and potentially humiliating both can be. There are a few reasons why your stomach and digestive system may be a little out of sorts, even when you’re eating all the “right” foods.

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Ingredients to Avoid for the Health of It

by Paula Owens
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The majority of processed foods contain ingredients that are harmful and cause adverse health conditions and complaints. If you include processed foods in your diet, you MUST read the label and be aware of these ingredients.

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Juicing for Super Health

by Dr. Josh Axe
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Just one 16-ounce glass of real juice provides 4 servings of vegetables! One of the best ways to boost your health and begin to repair years of damage is with juicing.

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5 More Reasons to Love Dark Chocolate

by Kelli
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Alright, let’s just have some fun for a minute and reward ourselves for all the hard work we all do. Give yourself a treat, if no one else will, and indulge in a guiltless treat of dark chocolate. It might just be the ticket to a great day.

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Eating a Rainbow

by Maura Knowles
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I am feeling SOOO inspired! I taught my first healthy cooking class through an incredible non-profit organization, Equitable Roots via Worksusa.org, to a group of teens last night and they were INCREDIBLE!

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What Is Cradle Cap Really? 2 Natural Remedies to Restore Balance

by Donna Gates
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Cradle cap, also called infantile seborrheic dermatitis, is common. In fact, roughly 70% of all newborn babies in the United States show some sign of cradle cap within their first three months of life. (1) And, as far as physicians can tell, a case of cradle cap is harmless and usually goes away by a […]

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A Personal Message from Isabel

by Isabel De Los Rios
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Goal…Wikipedia defines it as “a desired result an animal or a system envisions, plans and commits to achieve.” Although that is a completely accurate and great definition of the word, I have 2 very important and critical details to add. To do so, I want to share 2 very personal experiences with you that will […]

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If I Exercise I Can Eat Whatever I Want, Right?

by Brad
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When the “I don’t have to worry about it” diet is full of junk food, sodas, “sports” drinks, caffeine, and processed food, no amount of exercise can undo what those foods are doing to the body.

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7 Seasonal Superfoods You Should be Eating this Summer

by Kelli
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We often hear about the importance of eating seasonally, like the health benefits to be gained by eating food that hasn’t been sitting in storage for a year. But since our grocery stores are so good at making their year-old inventory look fresh, you may be wondering, like me, what really is in season?

Here are 7 healthy and maybe new-to-you foods to try right now.

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Appreciating Your Health When It’s Good

by Maura Knowles
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Knowing all we know and how important following a healthy life-style is to good/optimum health, why do some of us ignore it and play as if we were invincible?

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