Blueberry Cranberry Muffins: Gluten-free & Dairy-free!

Blueberries and cranberries both contain anthocyanins—a type of flavonoid with antioxidant effects. These berries, as well as their extracts or juices, can help keep the liver healthy and protect the liver from damage. They also help boost up your immune system. These gluten-free and dairy-free muffins are a good way…

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Vitamin D and Depression: Don’t let the Blue Monday Win!

Today is “Blue Monday” and is considered the most “depressing” day on the calendar. 😞 Many people struggle with depression during the winter months and this year the number of women struggling has increased with the current situation in the world. Don’t let Blue Monday win! We can combat depression…

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Taking Care of our Bones in the Cold Winter Months

Taking care of our bones, especially if you suffer from Osteoarthritis, is even more critical during the cold winter months. Osteoarthritis is a form of arthritis and is characterized by chronic degeneration of the cartilage of the joints. Cartilage is the tissue that covers and cushions the ends of the…

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Detox Vegetable Soup

The liver and colon function as elimination organs and when these organs are functioning properly, your body naturally gets rid of the body of toxins and waste. This healthy vegetable soup packs in a major amount of nutrition and gives your body exactly what it needs to naturally detoxify. Detox…

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Cruciferous vegetables for an added liver cleanse!

Eating cruciferous vegetables is a must for those wanting to detox the liver. These include cabbage, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, kale and bok choy. Cruciferous vegetables will enhance the process known as glutathione conjugation. This helps the liver convert fat-soluble toxins into water-soluble substances, allowing them to be released through…

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Tomato & Avocado Salad

Tomatoes are naturally low in sodium, saturated fat, cholesterol, and calories. They have a relatively high water content, which helps fill you up! But they are more than an excellent diet food, they are  packed with nutrition! One serving (150 g) of raw tomatoes is a great source of Vitamins A, C, K,…

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Detox Tomato Soup

Tomatoes often get a bad rap because they are a nightshade, but the truth is they are loaded with antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins like C, K, Folate, and Potassium. Tomatoes are also high in lycopene, an antioxidant that can help remove the free radicals in our bodies. These antioxidants help…

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Homemade Veggie Broth Made from Scraps

Do you every hate tossing out the parts of the vegetables you don’t eat? I freeze all my scraps and when I have enough scraps I make a delicious broth! It is so simple, tasty and cost effective! Although you can use the entire vegetable, I use scraps. You can…

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Simple Stir Fry for Cleansing the Liver

Bell peppers not only offer lots of natural flavor for very few calories but they’re also loaded with nutrition. This recipe is simple and has a few added ingredients to help detox the liver and aid in weight loss. Red chili peppers contain capsaicin, a compound responsible for the “heat” in…

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Detox Turmeric Tea To Cleanse Your Liver & Lose Weight Fast

Turmeric has long been touted as a superfood; thanks to its compound curcumin that is known to have health-promoting properties as well as being loaded with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties.  This powerful turmeric tea will help you detox the liver and shed a few pounds! This tea works best with fresh…

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Clean out Your Liver with this Sassy Salad

Cabbage is not only a very healthy liver-cleansing vegetable, cabbage takes longer to digest and keep you fuller longer. Cabbage contains lecithin which is important in cleaning the liver (our best detoxing and fat-burning organ!) and it intervenes with the body’s ability to form fat deposits.  Sassy Cabbage Detox Salad1…

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Free your Fascia – Remove Pain and Cellulite

Have you ever wondered how your muscles stay attached to your bones? Or why you have cellulite? It’s your fascia (pronounced fah-sha). Like the marbling of a piece of steak, fascia webs your muscles and organs holding them in place that spans the entire body. Because it’s so widespread, keeping your fascia…

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Reduce Belly Fat with Beta-hydroxybutyrate (BHB) Salts

Did your waistline increase over the last few months during the pandemic lockdown or did you gain a few extra pounds through the holidays? Increase your health benefits and lose extra belly fat by including BHB salts in your regimen. The body utilizes three principal macronutrients to ensure it remains…

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How to Combat Fatigue with One Easy Drink

I would often find myself saying, “I’m so tired” but I never got to the bottom of my fatigue issues; I just figured I was tired and needed better sleep. Then at one of my epigenetic doctor appointments, my doctor told me I had Adrenal Fatigue. This is not the…

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Myofascial Release Therapy and Osteoporosis

Myofascial Release (MFR) therapy is an important part of treatment when receiving an Osteoporosis diagnosis because strengthening the fascia helps your body to be able to strengthen the rest of it.  What is Fascia? Although we don’t have one comprehensive “fascia” definition, it’s basically a sheet of connective tissue that separates or…

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Treating Osteoarthritis with Cold and Heat Therapy

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a form of arthritis and is characterized by chronic degeneration of the cartilage of the joints. Cartilage is tissue that covers and cushions the ends of the bones in a joint and as we get older, as we have more wear and tear on them, the tissues…

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How Exercise Helps Me Manage My Arthritis

A number of years ago I began having pain in my knees and right hip. It came on slowly, but as the weeks and months went by, I could tell it was getting worse. The pain was so bad that I couldn’t walk up or down any stairs and had…

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The Bone-Building Diet

Diet and key bone-building nutrients play a critical role in healing broken bones but it also is important to build your bone’s strength so if you do have a fall, you are less likely to fracture your bones. You need a lot of minerals, especially calcium and magnesium but you…

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