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Capomo: Superfood and Coffee Alternative

Capomo is an ancient Mayan superfood. Also called the “Mayan Nut”, it is a delicious nutrient-rich food that has been used in many Latin American communities for centuries. Capomo isn’t really a nut, but actually a seed that grows near the top of the hearty and drought-resistant capomo trees in many Latin American countries. The seeds are typically collected from …

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Weed Eater: Dandelion

I remember vividly helping my father fight an endless battle to eradicate these “nasty buggers” from our yard when I was of chore-age. And boy, what a chore it was… I could hardly ever get the elusive roots out no matter how I pulled them and the milky sap would make my hands a sticky mess. I kind of hated …

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Weed Eater: Purslane

Purslane (portulaca oleracea) or Verdolagas in Mexico, is most commonly recognized as a weed. It is recognizable with its fleshy succulent leaves and stems with yellow flowers. It is very resilient growing in many conditions from fertile garden soil to the poorest arid areas. It is even said that the seeds can stay viable buried in soil for up to …

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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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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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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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Tasty Turmeric Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie

Turmeric is the latest rage in the all-natural fight of inflammation – the good news, it works!!  By incorporating just a little of this wonder-herb into your day, week or month, you will naturally be attacking nasty inflammation that causes pain as well as a whole host of health problems. This smoothie is a yummy way to incorporate fresh turmeric …

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Blood Purifying Juice

Cleanse your blood with this beautiful and deliciously sweet juice. Purifying properties of each ingredient make this juice perfect for cleansing the blood and strengthening blood cells. Perfect for anyone dealing with anemia, or just looking to refresh the vital detox organs.     In a juicer: 1  medium sized beet (organic if possible) ¼ -½  medium sized red cabbage …

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Coffee-less “Frappuccino” Smoothie

  This smoothie is so delicious and decadent you will forget it is also good for you. You get the taste of creamy rich blended coffee without any caffeine and none of the sugars or other hidden ingredients that accompany popular blended coffee drinks. Perfect for breakfast, a mid-day snack and even a dessert, this smoothie packs a nutritional punch …