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New Study: Happiness Recipe = Fruits/Vegetables + Sports brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes mindful movement real food resilience stress-free sugarfree Sep 18, 2022

Some good news about strategies to counteract the stress from 21st century living!

Do you want to feel happier? Can you?

New research from the UK shows that you most certainly can with the age-old advice to “eat your vegetables” (and fruit), and “play sports.”

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Eating fresh nutrient-rich foods is linked to better mental health brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes real food resilience sugarfree Sep 10, 2022

Processed foods are linked to symptoms of anxiety and depression

It’s no secret that mental and emotional health have taken a bit of a dive lately. A new study links eating more fresh and nutritious foods to better moods. Win-win!

A nutrient-dense diet full of fresh foods is good for your...

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New research shows daily lifestyle habits boost your brain brain health healthy living meditation mindful movement resilience sleep strength training stress-free Sep 05, 2022

Another reason to meditate, workout, and sleep!

If your brain feels like it needs a bit more incentive to focus its attention on important tasks, these three healthy lifestyle habits can help.

Do you feel like you’re more distracted or less productive these days? Does it seem as though your...

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It’s true! Dark chocolate may improve your mood! brain health healthy eating healthy recipes real food resilience sugarfree Aug 21, 2022

Good news!  If you want a science-backed reason to enjoy a mood-boosting daily treat of rich dark chocolate, then this article is for you!

Does eating chocolate elevate your mood?  I know that I sure enjoy a small square (or 2) in the evening.  A recent study found that enjoying...

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Creating a Mindset for Health brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes meditation resilience stress-free Aug 07, 2022

So much of health is all about habits and actions, but where do these all stem from? What if we don’t have to make as many changes as we think we do? What if there was one powerful thing that makes a difference?

That thing is mindset.

Mindset is sometimes called “the story we tell...

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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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