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Nutritional Nightcaps

Sleep doesn’t come easily for most of us, sometimes we have to do things to increase our odds for a better nights sleep. These nutritional nightcaps can be just the thing to help you drift off to sleepy town. Capomo (Mayan Nut): Capomo is a seed grown in tropical Latin America, and unlike most plants, it  contains tryptophan, the same amino …

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Weed Eater: Milk Thistle

Milk thistle is another one of those plants that has been deemed a nuisance by homeowners, but think twice before trying to rid your yard of this wonder-herb. Milk thistle contains potent antioxidant, anti-viral, and anti-inflammatory properties, and is a known tonic for liver detoxification and protection. Milk thistle also contains special antioxidant compounds called silymarin which protect the liver …

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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 …

Treva’s Fave: Cocoballs

1 cup almond butter (or alternate nut butter) Aprox. 10 pitted dates 1/2 cup flaked unsweetened coconut 2 tablespoons cocoa powder 1/2 cup hemp seed 1/2 cup rolled oats In a food processor, mix peanut butter, dates, coconut, and cocoa until a sticky paste is formed. Transfer mixture to a bowl and stir in hempseed and oats until combine Scoop …

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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 …