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Cholesterol

What is cholesterol? It is a type of fat made in the liver to help bile production. Your body makes some cholesterol on its own and is needed to help digest food, make vitamin D and hormones; sex hormones to be precise. Your liver will produce more cholesterol when you eat trans-fats and saturated fats;… Continue reading Cholesterol

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Support Your Thyroid Naturally

Your thyroid’s function is to control how quickly the body uses energy, makes proteins, and controls how sensitive the body is to its other hormones. Your thyroid might be challenged if you’ve been feeling tired, anxious or jittery/fidgety, depressed, in a brain fog, low sex drive, increased or decreased appetite, dry skin, low or excessive… Continue reading Support Your Thyroid Naturally

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Chewing: Do you truly taste what you eat?

You’ve probably heard it before, chewing is important. Do you know why you should chew your food well? There are several reasons so let’s get right to it. 1 – Chewing is your first step in proper digestion. 2 – Proper digestion breaks down your food so that your body can absorb as many nutrients… Continue reading Chewing: Do you truly taste what you eat?

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Maintaining Healthy Blood Pressure

Whether you want to lower your blood pressure or maintain a good blood pressure, a few simple changes can help. What causes your blood pressure to be too high? Being overweight, smoking, alcohol, stress, salt, caffeine, sleep apnea & other sleeping disorders such as insomnia, thyroid disorders, inactivity & family history. You can lower your… Continue reading Maintaining Healthy Blood Pressure

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Food, Mood & Lifestyle Happiness

I don’t remember where but I once read this line, “Your relationship to food mirrors your relationship to your life” and as I pondered it, I realized that it’s a pretty accurate statement. What does this statement actually mean? Well, I took it apart in ways that I personally had felt about the types food… Continue reading Food, Mood & Lifestyle Happiness

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Simple Habits for a Healthy Heart

I want to talk about a healthy heart..again – it’s that important!  High blood pressure, high cholesterol, coronary artery disease (common cause is plaque buildup that can’t be cured, only treated), peripheral artery disease (calcium and fat buildup on artery walls) are common heart issues, followed by other heart issues not caused by dietary and… Continue reading Simple Habits for a Healthy Heart

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Diet & Disease

Diet is whatever you eat, it’s not something that you go on and go off of, it’s not cheating, it’s not depriving, diet is food. The foods you choose to eat can help keep you healthy or make you sick. Not all food causes disease and not all food stops disease. Food choices play a… Continue reading Diet & Disease

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Carb Wars

Carbohydrates are the enemy–quality and quantity is the enemy. Fast food, donut shops, cupcake bakeries, Frozen, boxed convenience foods found in the freezer aisle of your local grocery store, and boxed/canned dry convenience foods found in the middle aisles of your grocery store and chemicals disguised to look like food that’s the real enemy. We… Continue reading Carb Wars

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Low-fat & Chemical Free Meal Cleansing

The holiday season can pack on the pounds if you’re not careful of what and how much you eat. Not only that but being on the go day and night to get everything ready for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwaanza…etc. & New Year’s Eve & Day can cause your body fatigue and exhaustion which is breeding ground… Continue reading Low-fat & Chemical Free Meal Cleansing

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Salt Cravings: Why You Get Them & How to Satisfy Them Safely

Whether you eat a lot of salt on a daily basis or you watch your salt intake your body craves salt from time to time largely due to activity level and hot weather. When this happens, you might reach for potato chips or another salty junk food snack, cheese, fast food or countless other convenience… Continue reading Salt Cravings: Why You Get Them & How to Satisfy Them Safely