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Could Your Health Issues Actually Be Nutrient Deficiencies? brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes real food resilience sugarfree Jul 31, 2022

You may be surprised to learn that some seemingly unrelated health issues are actually symptoms of a nutritional deficiency - and that nutritional deficiencies are actually much more common than you realize!

Most people believe eating a balanced diet provides them with the nutrients essential for...

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Here’s the impact of choosing apple pie over apples too often brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes real food resilience sugarfree Jul 24, 2022

And these healthy eating swaps couldn’t be easier

Are pre-packaged processed foods really “that” bad for your health?

A recent article “Ultra-processed Foods, Weight Gain, and Co-morbidity Risk” provides an update on the available data regarding the associations of...

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Adaptogens to reduce stress and support healthy longevity! brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes meditation mindful movement morning practice real food resilience sleep stress-free sugarfree Jul 17, 2022

You may hear the word ‘Stress’ and immediately think of the mental and emotional aspects such feeling overwhelmed, overly busy, and/or anxious.  And of course stress is one of the key factors in premature aging.

In reality, the body actually encounters different forms of stress...

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Mushrooms! No, not the "Magic" kind! brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes real food resilience sugarfree Jul 10, 2022

While we may think of mushrooms as just another kind of plant, albeit a unique one, growing in the woods, in fact they are not actually plants at all!

A mushroom is a fungus—an organism that is alive until it is harvested.  Not all fungi are mushrooms, but all mushrooms are fungi. ...

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GMOs… What are they and are they really unhealthy? brain health healthy eating healthy recipes real food sugarfree Jul 03, 2022

Genetically modified organisms, GMOs, GM foods… These are terms you may have come across in any typical grocery store visit. But did you really pay attention?  Do you know what they are?  Do you know how common they are becoming, while often being ignored by the average consumer?...

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Why I am committed to eating Organic Food brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes real food resilience sugarfree Jun 27, 2022

The demand for organic food, specifically produce and animal products, has skyrocketed in recent years, with the growing concern over our exposure to pesticides driving the buying and consumption of organic foods. Research and several experts have validated the idea that if you want to reduce...

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Eat to improve your health AND the Earth’s health at the same time! brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes real food resilience sugarfree Jun 18, 2022

What we eat, chronic disease, and the health of the environment all have one thing in common: food!  And, what’s good for one is good for all.

Over the past several decades there have been increasing levels of obesity, cancers, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease in the general...

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Does Drinking Coffee and Tea Lower the Risk of Dementia? brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes real food resilience stress-free sugarfree Jun 12, 2022

If you love your morning coffee or tea, but sometimes feel guilty because you’ve heard some reports that it may not be so healthy, here’s a reason to continue to enjoy it!

First, a brief recap of stroke and dementia. Stroke accounts for 10% of all deaths worldwide and is one of the...

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Antioxidant Foods vs. Supplements brain health healthy eating healthy recipes real food sugarfree Jun 05, 2022

Which is better? And why do you want them?

Antioxidants are just that: they fight (anti) oxidation. 

The chemical process of oxidation is like rusting metal. A molecule loses electrons and creates the infamous free radicals.  Oxidation is also the reason why apples, bananas, and...

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Multivitamins: Are They Really Necessary? brain health healthy eating healthy recipes real food resilience sugarfree May 29, 2022

Are you one of the many people who feels that multivitamins are an “insurance policy” for your health?  After all, we know that it’s hard to get all our required nutrients in our food.

Or have you been told that they’re not worth anything, and just make...

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Top 6 Supplements for Overall Health brain health healthy eating healthy recipes real food resilience sugarfree May 22, 2022

Do your eyes get blurry whenever you look at the array of supplements now available?

Are you unsure about which ones should you take?  Which brands?  Or if you even need them at all?

Last week I talked about what you should know before buying supplements - if you missed it,...

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How to Choose Supplements Wisely brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes real food resilience sugarfree May 15, 2022

Before you buy your next supplement you need to read this!

As you know, I am all about eating Real Food, and one reason for that is that you can get a lot of your required nutrients that way–protein, healthy fats, fibre, and vitamins and minerals from a variety of animal products, legumes...

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