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Leaky Gut? Now What? healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes real food resilience sugarfree Feb 05, 2023

Last week I asked you to consider How Can My Gut Be Leaking?!? 

Here’s some more info on what Leaky Gut is and a delicious way to begin to heal and feel better.

What is Leaky Gut?

The key to understanding what is meant by “leaky gut” requires some knowledge...

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How Can My Gut Be Leaking?!? healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes real food stress-free sugarfree Jan 28, 2023

There’s A LOT of talk in the health world about gut health these days. 

You’ve probably even heard that the key to reversing a whole host of health issues, ranging from skin issues to serious autoimmune conditions, starts with healing your so-called leaky gut.

After all,...

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How Healthy Is Your Gut? brain health healthy eating healthy living mindful movement real food resilience sleep stress-free sugarfree Jan 22, 2023

Would it surprise you to know that you have more bacteria in your body than human cells?

Estimates give the number as between 1.3 to 10 times more bacteria.  Having a range like that may seem confusing, but that is just the way it is. We are in the frontier days when it comes to knowledge...

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Top 3 Ayurvedic Self Care Tips for the Holidays ayurveda brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes meditation morning practice real food resilience sleep stress-free sugarfree Dec 18, 2022

This brings the Ayurveda series to a close (and blogs for 2022, as I’m taking next week off) with my Top 3 Ayurvedic Self Care Tips for the Holidays.  They will help you reduce the stress of modern life, and especially the holiday season upon us.  These likely won’t be...

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Pay attention! Eating with Mindfulness ayurveda brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes real food resilience stress-free sugarfree Nov 06, 2022

If you missed the beginning of the series, I’ve been writing about Ayurveda, the 5000-year-old, time-tested system of health and healing.

Last week I talked about Eating to Balance your Doshas: https://www.pegmcphedran.com/blog/eating-to-balance-your-dosha

Or click on the Ayurveda tag to...

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Eating to Balance your Dosha ayurveda brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes real food resilience sugarfree Oct 28, 2022

If you've been following along the last few weeks, I’ve been writing about Ayurveda, the 5000-year-old, time-tested system of health and healing.

If you missed taking the Dosha test, be sure to check it out here: https://chopra.com/dosha-quiz

And read more about it here: ...

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Agni (Your Digestive Fire) and the Six Tastes! ayurveda brain health healthy eating healthy recipes real food sugarfree Oct 23, 2022

We all know by now that our health depends on proper digestion.  Whatever we eat needs to be ingested, digested and absorbed through the lining of the digestive tract into the bloodstream, to be delivered wherever the body needs it.  

And it turns out nutrition is not limited just...

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What’s Your Dosha? ayurveda brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes real food stress-free sugarfree Oct 16, 2022

It’s no secret – we are not all created equally!

And by that I mean that everyone is different – both physically (height, size, hair, skin and eye colour, etc) and certainly all of the aspects of our personalities.

And while many of these various traits sometimes “run in...

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9 strategies to finally outsmart food cravings brain health healthy eating healthy living meditation real food resilience sleep sugarfree Oct 02, 2022

 Last week I wrote about Food Cravings, explaining what they really are and why you shouldn't feel like you just lack willpower!  

Food cravings are natural, we all have them, and they’re not a character flaw!

If you need to, go ahead and reread this article to learn why...

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Food Cravings - it’s not your fault! brain health healthy eating healthy living real food resilience sugarfree Sep 25, 2022

We’ve all been there. Standing in front of the fridge, shoving the baby carrots aside, and reaching for the pie instead. You’ve heard if you’re really hungry you’ll eat those carrots—or an apple—but the pull that apple pie has on you . . .? It’s hard...

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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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