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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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60+ Sneaky Names For Sugar - And Why You Crave Every One Of Them! brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes real food resilience stress-free sugarfree May 08, 2022

You might call your beloved “sweet thing” or maybe you’ve got a song on replay in your head about the sweet stuff, but let’s put the cute nicknames and catchy old tunes aside…

Because the granulated truth is that sugar is added to many processed foods, and...

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7 Ways to Make Cooking More Fun! brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes real food resilience stress-free sugarfree May 01, 2022

Do you enjoy cooking? Or do you do it because you know it’s good for your health?

Maybe you avoid it because it’s such a chore?  Especially chopping all those vegetables!

If you're in a rut and want some inspirational tips on making cooking more fun, I've got you covered. I've...

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The Brain and Health Benefits of Intermittent Fasting brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes real food resilience stress-free sugarfree Apr 10, 2022

The Brain and Health Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

If you want to sharpen your mind, improve metabolism, and experience other health benefits (like fat loss!) even without giving up your favourite foods, intermittent fasting (IF) might be for you!

And while it may simply seem like IF is just...

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3 steps to align your identity with who you truly want to be! brain health healthy eating healthy living meditation mindful movement morning practice phoenix rising yoga therapy resilience sleep stress-free Apr 02, 2022

Here’s a question for you.  How often do you stop for a minute (or several) and actually listen to the messages from your body?  Do you ever notice that sometimes those messages are in conflict from the ones coming from your head?  

Who wins??

Well, I hope the answer to...

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12 Ways to Supercharge Your Health and Help Save Your Brain brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes meditation mindful movement morning practice real food resilience sleep strength training stress-free sugarfree Mar 26, 2022

12 Ways to Supercharge Your Health That Don’t Cost a Thing and will Help Save Your Brain (and your Body)

SENESCENCE or biological aging is the gradual deterioration of functional characteristics. The word senescence can refer either to cellular aging or to deterioration of the whole...

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Brain Foods that Supply Essential Nutrients #3 ~ Fermented Foods! brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes real food resilience sugarfree Mar 20, 2022

Save Your Brain with Fermented Foods ~ Brain Foods Strategy #3 

Over the last 2 weeks, I’ve talked about the Brain Foods that Supply Protein (LINK HERE), and Brain Foods that Supply Essential Fats (LINK HERE).  Both of these macronutrients are key strategies for saving your brain!...

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Brain Foods that Supply Essential Nutrients #1 ~ Protein! brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes real food resilience sugarfree Mar 11, 2022

Last week I talked about the Top 7 Strategies to Curb Sugar Cravings (LINK HERE), and it’s no surprise that reducing refined sugar and carbs is a key strategy to saving your brain!  

Even better, by following these strategies you will actually support the health and function of...

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Top 7 Strategies to Curb Sugar Cravings brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes real food resilience sugarfree Feb 26, 2022

How and why you should avoid the Gruesome Twosome, Sugar and Processed Carbs, which can cause blood sugar fluctuations, irritate the gut, set up an autoimmune/inflammatory response in the body, induce brain fog and lead to many symptoms of today’s chronic ailments.

Sugar is one of the most...

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Spring is in the air!  And it’s not too soon to plan a Spring Cleanse! brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes meditation real food resilience stress-free sugarfree Feb 19, 2022

As the seasons start to turn the corner from winter to spring, if you’re like me, your thoughts may be turning to spring cleaning.  And while that certainly includes cleaning out closets, winter outerwear and boots, sports equipment–all the various places in your external...

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Practice Presence and Mindfulness by Eating More Mindfully brain health healthy eating healthy living real food resilience stress-free Feb 13, 2022

We’re often told WHAT to eat...what types of foods, how much of them, what combinations, and what time to eat them - all with the intention of creating more healthful habits. 

But, rarely are we guided in HOW to eat food...with mindfulness! 

This can be just as important in the...

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The best nutrients for brain health (and how to get them) brain health healthy eating healthy living real food resilience stress-free sugarfree Feb 06, 2022

There are so many nutrients that you need for overall health. Vitamins, minerals, probiotics, and essential fats, just to name a few.

But which ones are the most important for your brain? 

Which nutrients can help with brain development of infants, improve moods, and reduce risk of dementias...

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