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How Coffee Gave Me Back My Mo-“Joe”

As most of you know by now, I’m not a big fan of consuming things that are acidic to the body. I prefer to keep my diet as alkaline as possible to keep my bod feeling great and my autoimmune diseases in remission, where they belong! As most of you may also know, coffee is the equivalent to an all-out acid bath for your insides. …

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Why You Should Heart Hemp

I’m a big fan of plant-based nutrition, especially when it packs such a powerful nutrient punch to blow it’s animal-sourced counterparts out of the water. No matter what your diet preference, vegan, paleo, etc. – everyone can benefit from adding these little gems into their diet. Hemp seeds contain both essential fatty acids necessary for muscle and joint repair. They …

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The ONE Supplement to Own

If you only take one supplement, let it be this one… Moringa, often called the “miracle tree” is an ancient healing method in holistic medicine and beginning to get some modern world recognition for it’s astounding nutritional properties. In parts of the world, they are using moringa to end malnutrition in children, nursing women use moringa to boost the nutritional …

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5 Foods That are Preventing You from Healing

“Let food be thy medicine” – is a famous quote by Hippocrates. A quote that has become one of my “brain tattoos” over the last several years. But, what happens when certain foods aren’t medicine at all, but rather – poison. There are a handful of foods that have the ability to cause more damage than good. The problem with …

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Easy Peasy – Gardening 101

Aside from increasing your sense of well-being, keeping a garden can also improve your health by providing you with fresher, uncontaminated food, and the kind of nutrient-dense food that is simply unavailable in your grocery store. It will also help you reduce your grocery bill – gotta love that! And don’t worry, you don’t need vast amounts of space either, …

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How to turn Avocados in OhMyGawd-os

The Really Great News About Avocados: Avocados are a true super food. They provide close to 20 essential health-boosting nutrients, including: Fiber Potassium (more than twice the amount found in a banana) Vitamin E B-vitamins Folic acid They are also great anti-inflammatories, also help protect the liver and allow our skin be bright and supple. As nature designed, they contain the …

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How to Shop at a Farmer’s Market

Farmer’s Markets are everywhere now, and they are one of the best places to buy local and organic produce. You can search this amazing site to find one near you. Here are some fool-proof tips on making the most of your local farmer’s market: As with any grocery shopping – eat before you shop. This is a tough one at …

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5 Things to Help You get the Sleep You Need

Getting enough sleep, especially if you suffer from autoimmune disease, is like a cruel joke. We are ex-haus-ted, but often suffer from insomnia as well. Here are some tips to help achieve that restorative sleep you crave. 5 Steps to Improving Your Sleep: 1. Turn off ALL electronics at least an hour before bed. Yep, that’s right, no computer, no …

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The Scrawny-Vegan Myth De-bunked

I’m a promoter of what is referred to as “intuitive nourishment”. This is a way of eating that is dictated by what keeps your individual body in tip-top condition. It might include animal products, or it might not, but it ALWAYS includes lots of real wholesome foods from the earth. For me, veganism saved my life, it gave my body …

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Detox Your Home for Better Health

Save your health and the planet, all while saving money! You might wonder if it possible to keep your home clean without the help of powerful cleaning agents like Windex, Clorox, and Lysol. The fact is, natural, non-toxic cleaners did a wonderful job for centuries without the help of harsh chemicals, which we now know, have serious health and environmental …