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May 17
2018

Why Are Fermented Foods Good For You?

Fermented Foods The Tangy, Sweet, Pungent, and sometimes Spicy Super Food, everyone should be eating! What Are Fermented Foods?   Fermented foods in the simplest sense are foods that have been preserved through a process called Lacto-fermentation. Lacto-fermentation occurs when bacteria process sugars and starches found in food and create lactic acid. This process of […]

Apr 28
2018

How To Lower Your Blood Glucose Levels

    Diabetes mellitus is a serious condition that affects millions of people and costs millions of dollars. Diabetes type 2 means the body became insulin resistant. This can be prevented and managed for those who struggle. I know the difficulties you face every day, I am a diabetic too. There are a good number […]

Mar 31
2018

What Can I Eat To Gain Weight? – The Healthy Way

The majority of people visit nutrition websites to find out how to lose weight. Well I am different. I realize the food does so much more.  I have been studying nutrition and alternative medicine for 3 years.  My husband has a high metabolism and my daughter has Marfans Syndrome so it takes quite a bit […]

Mar 31
2018

Steak Salad

  Ingredients: 8 oz. Organic Spring Mix 2 oz. Organic Cranberries ½ Tbsp. of Himalayan Pink Salt ¼ tbsp. of cracked black pepper ½ Red Onion ¼ cup of Sunflower Seeds 1 diced red heirloom tomato 4 oz. steak of choice Dressing: 4 oz. Avocado Oil 2 oz. Red Wine Vinegar 1 tbsp. Minced Garlic […]

Mar 17
2018

Organic Chicken Nuggets

  Ingredients: 1 lb. Chicken Breast 1 cup of Italian Bread Crumbs ½ Tbsp. of garlic powder ½ Tbsp. of Himalyn Pink Salt ¼ tbsp. of cracked black pepper ¼ tbsp. of oregano 2 large eggs ¼ cup of milk 1 cup of Grapeseed oil Time: 25 min prep and 35-45 min cook time. Directions: […]

Mar 17
2018

Scrambled Eggs with Spinach and Cheese

  Ingredients: 3 pasture raised large eggs 6 organic baby spinach leaves 1 pinch of organic shredded cheese 1 pinch of Himalayan pink salt 1 pinch of organic black pepper 1 pat of grass fed butter or ghee Prep time: 5 min Cook Time: 3 min Directions: Crack the eggs into the bowl, add cheese, […]

Mar 13
2018

How To Have Better Digestion With Techniques To Relax & Meditate

A little secret is that our bodies digest foods better when we are relaxed. We are not meant to rush around, eat standing up, eat on the run, eat while driving and skipping meals because we are too busy to sit down and have a meal. I know and most jobs that we only get […]

Mar 03
2018

How To Decrease Your Risk Of Breast Cancer With Nutrition And Lifestyle Changes

  Cancer is a scary word; it seems that you see it everywhere you go. The internet is swarming with stories regarding survivors, the latest technology, cures, newly diagnosed patients, celebrities willing to get a full mastectomy to avoid getting breast cancer and so on. Recent statistics from breastcancer.org states that “about 1 in 8 […]

Mar 03
2018

Nutrition and GERD

    GERD is heartburn that occurs more than twice a week. GERD occurs when the stomach acid goes past the LES and up into the esophagus. Stomach acid will damage the lining of the esophagus if this is reoccurring or stays in the esophagus for long periods of time. Symptoms such as weight loss, […]

Feb 26
2018

What’s Eating You?

Let’s talk about what’s eating you. There is nothing new about eating disorders. Eating disorders are mental health problems with a detrimental physical outcome for both men and women, although women tend to be more affected in the population than men. People who suffer from this mental illness have a difficult time with weight management […]

Feb 25
2018

Antioxidant Rich Foods List

Many of us go about our daily lives without much thought to the food we consume. The basic education that we are given is usually a food pyramid or food plate suggestion with how many servings a person should have of each category. I was the person that grew up asking why. I decided 3 […]

Feb 13
2018

Breville Juice Fountain Elite Review

  Breville The Juice Fountain Elite Review Name: Breville Website: https://www.brevilleusa.com/products/the-juice-fountain-elite?variant=33785526417 Price: $299.99 Owners: Bill O’Brien and Harry Norville Overall Rank: 77 out of 100 Breville Juice Fountain Elite Overview This 17.2 pound juicer is an excellent machine that will provide you with pulp free juice in seconds.  The Breville Juice Fountain Elite has a 1,000 AMP motor with two […]

Jan 05
2018

Managing Your Health At Work

  As we all know it can be difficult to stay on track at work and here are a few tips on managing your health at work.  Stress causes us to eat things that aren’t good for us but convenient.   You don’t always have time to get a healthy salad or veggie wrap at the […]

Jan 04
2018

What Are Guillain-Barre Symptoms?

  Guillain-Barre Syndrome is a disorder in which the body’s immune system attacks part of the peripheral nervous system. This disorder can happen to anyone at anytime, one sex is not more prone than the other, although people over 55 are more at risk. It is not hereditary according to research. Studies show the stomach […]

Dec 09
2017

What Are Antioxidants For?

  Antioxidants play a crucial role in the processes within the human body. Without them, disease will flourish through inflammation and oxidation of our cells. Antioxidants remove metals from our body, detoxify our system, improve the immune system, and influence certain genes. Antioxidants are chemical substances found in nature and created synthetically that donates an […]

Dec 07
2017

Natural Ways To Heal Asthma

Asthma is a respiratory disease where the mucous thickens in the trachea and makes it difficult to breathe.  Certain triggers include cigarette smoke, chemicals, perfumes, dyes, pet dander, outdoor allergies, over exertion, common cold and flu.  Dietary changes can make a difference in how the body handles Asthma, for example; a diet high in dairy […]

Oct 28
2017

Health Benefits to Juicing

    Last year I decided it was time to invest in a quality juicer.  I have watched the documentary “Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead” and loved the juicer.  I bought my Breville Juice Fountain Elite over 2 years ago and it was the best purchase I made in a long time.  I highly recommend it, […]

Oct 23
2017

How can you change your metabolism?

  That’s a very good question, how can you change your metabolism? Well I’m here to help you with that question. As we get older our body changes, one of those changes is that our metabolism slows down. This doesn’t have to be the case. Every day foods, herbs, and spices help your body be […]

Aug 22
2017

Count Chemicals Not Calories

  Why do I say count chemicals not calories? I hear people on a daily basis talk about their diets and watch them eat “diet” foods. I’m sure you have either seen or tried some of these foods, the Weight Watchers, Special K, Fit & Active, Diet Soda, Fat Free, Sugar Free, etc. Microwavable dinners […]

Jul 21
2017

Benefits of Omega 3 Fatty Acid

  Recently I met a man in a cafeteria that ordered scrambled egg whites with spinach leaves and I mentioned the benefits of egg yolks as a healthy cholesterol.  The man told me that he’s a runner and is training for his next marathon.  Immediately I thought to myself, well you will need more calories […]

Jul 15
2017

More than Just H2O

  We are told from childhood to drink 8 glasses a day for good health.  There are many websites out there with this typical information.  It is my job to get you thinking differently and make choices for your health.  For years, I drank Tap water instead of soda or juice but I never understood […]

May 24
2017

Why I love Meat

I love meat, always have and always will.  Nobody can talk me out of it, I’m a born Carnivore.  Before we get to the meat of the subject, let’s talk about portions for a moment.  Each of us is unique, each of us has a different body type and metabolism.  Some of you may want […]

May 07
2017

How to Overcome Emotional Eating

  Hi, my name is Candice and I’m an emotional eater.  I have struggled with this condition for nearly 25 years of my life.  It took me a few years to realize that something was wrong when I started gaining more and more.  It took me a few months of self awareness to find the […]

May 07
2017

Why Eat Organic Foods?

I get asked a lot about why eat organic foods.  I ask why people eat GMO’s.  I get a funny look and “what are you talking about”?  Organic food is produced without genetic engineering, sewage sludge, and ionized radiation.  Organic food is strictly monitored by the USDA.  The USDA’s website can be found here.  There […]

May 05
2017

Farm Fresh Markets

  Farmers markets are an excellent way of getting produce fresh and cheap.  Most states have a list of local farmers markets on the USDA website here.  Feel free to ask them about their farming practices and if they are registered organic.  If you live in a food desert then you may have to be […]

Apr 26
2017

Imflammation

Developing a diet consisting of anti-inflammatory foods would be essential and consuming enough water to stay properly hydrated so that our bodies are equipped with everything needed to optimize health and maintain homeostasis.  Foods to avoid are certainly legumes soybeans and green beans, gluten, added sugar, high sodium foods, trans fat, alcohol, and caffeine.  Water […]

Apr 07
2017

Childhood Obesity

  Obesity affects millions of people of all ages, backgrounds, ethnicity, religions and races all over the world.  Millions of children are affected by this epidemic and there are causes, preventative measures, education and take action plans in place in most states here in America.  The recommendation for children between the ages of 6 to […]