Energy bars are a convenient, on-the-go snack to toss in your purse, diaper bag, or gym bag, but they can be full of unhealthy ingredients including added sugar. So simple to make, and costs a lot less than the store-purchased variety. Although these may look like a yummy snack or dessert, this energy bar is perfect for breakfast, too. Heart Healthy Chocolate Energy Bars 1-½ C. pitted dates ⅓ C. raw cacao ⅓ C. chia seeds 1 tsp. vanilla extract ⅓ C. unsweetened coconut flakes ¼ tsp. Himalayan pink sea salt 1 C. walnut pieces ¼ C. chopped dark chocolate or dark chocolate chips ⅓ C. … [Read more...] about Heart Healthy Chocolate Energy Bars
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The fat in avocados is the “heart healthy” monounsaturated type called oleic acid, which speeds up metabolism and helps you to burn more calories. Oleic acid has also been linked to reduced inflammation and is shown to reduce the risk of certain cancers. Eating avocadoshas been shown to: Reduce total cholesterol levels significantly. Reduce blood triglycerides by up to 20%. Lower LDL (bad) cholesterol by up to 22%. Increase HDL (good) cholesterol by up to 11%. Avocado contains a unique type of carbohydrate called mannoheptulose, which lowers the secretion of insulin and … [Read more...] about Creamy Avocado Ranch Dressing
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A healthy liver and alkaline body mean effective weight loss. We know that detoxifying means eliminating certain toxic "foods" like alcohol, artificial sweeteners, and highly processed foods, but our body will function better when we give it the nutrients it needs. Water is of the utmost importance in keeping your liver healthy. It is needed to produce quality bile so that fat can be broken down and flushed out. Lack of water makes the bile thick and congested which hampers the fat-burning ability of your liver, which, in turn, slows down your metabolism and weight loss … [Read more...] about Love Your Liver with these Foods
Did you ever wonder why at some point in your life, weight loss was so easy, and other times, you can knock yourself out trying to lose, but the scale never budges? It may have to do with the condition of your liver, or the alkalinity of your body. The health of your liver is directly related to your ability to lose weight efficiently. A healthy liver will burn, or metabolize, fat AND pump extra fat out of your body by sending it to the small intestine for digestion and breakdown. Our livers are so important, yet tend to be overlooked in the big picture. They filter every single thing … [Read more...] about A Healthy Liver = Weight Loss!
Do you want to be healthy and achieve your ideal weight? Alkalizing your body could be the first step to take. So what exactly does this mean? Simply, eat food and drink beverages that allow your body to balance out your pH. If you don't remember the little chart from high school Science class, don't worry. Here is a brief refresher - and there will not be a quiz. On the pH scale, 7 is considered neutral, with lower numbers being acidic and higher numbers being alkaline. Our bodies continuously fight for a state of homeostasis, or balance. Your body needs several minerals to maintain … [Read more...] about Lose Weight by Alkalizing Your Body