Health & Wellness

How Nutritious Is Your Food?

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4 Ways to Eat Better & Cleaner Despite Declining Nutrient Values in Food Have fruits and vegetables become less nutritious? In spring we feel motivated to reconnect with the environment and eat healthier so, we pile more fruits and vegetables onto our plates. But, which fruits and vegetables are the healthiest? ‘Superfoods’ have long been […]

Springtime Liver Cleanse

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Spring is the perfect time to not only do a bit of Spring cleaning of your house but your liver as well. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine each organ is connected to a season and spring is liver time. After a winter of eating heavier and rich foods the liver needs a chance to rejuvenate […]

Top 5 Probiotic Rich Foods

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When you think of probiotics and if you are like most people, the first food that comes to mind is probably yogurt. Consuming yogurt is a great start but most only contain 1 or 2 strains of beneficial bacteria and for optimum health you require a range of bacterial strains. To ensure you are receiving all […]

Tips to a great Night’s Sleep

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Sometimes getting a good night’s sleep is easier said than done. Did you know that not getting enough, quality sleep can impact your body in several ways like increased weight gain, increased risk of heart disease, increased risk of chronic pain and injury, and weakened immune system. Here are few things to help you get […]

6 Herbs You Need to be Growing

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If you’re not already growing an herb garden it’s time to start. Herbs are anti-inflammatory and antioxidant superstars; they are high in fiber and flavor and low in calories, making them excellent for healthy weight loss; and they can be used both internally and topically for a wide range of health promoting purposes. Plus cooking […]

Top Detoxifying and Fat Busting Superfoods

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We live in a toxic world, and unfortunately for most of us, our organs of elimination just can’t keep up. In order to be optimally healthy we need to help our bodies to cleanse and detoxify, and the following 5 superfoods will do just that, safely and effectively. As an added bonus, consuming these foods regularly […]

Mind Body Solution to Stress

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We’ve all been there: work deadlines, pressure to stay fit, trying to fit in time with friends so you don’t feel like a hermit AND trying to find that often elusive but ever talked about ‘me time.’ This is typical modern life with constant demands from work, home and social life, and it is normal to […]

10 Signs of Emotional Eating and Underlying Cause

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We live in a high stress society, and many people turn to food as a coping mechanism, without consciously choosing to do so. Although many emotional eaters feel ashamed or guilty about their presumed ‘lack of willpower’ over food, emotional eating has much more to do with evolution and biology than it does with willpower. […]