Greens are GRRREAT!

Green vegetables are chock full of magnesium which is an essential mineral and key nutrient that your liver needs to manufacture enzymes for toxin breakdown. Greens are also extremely high in chlorophyll which is a phytonutrient that literally sucks up environmental toxins from the bloodstream. With their distinct ability to…

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Apple Cider Detox Drink for detoxing and weight loss!

Apple Cider Vinegar improves digestion and adds soluble fiber, which assists in the reduction of excess weight. It can also help eat up the starches when you eat grains and helps block the absorption of calories. There are a number of flavored variations on the market but make sure you…

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Adding these foods can help you detox your body.

Sulfur is a naturally-occurring compound found in many foods like protein foods, cruciferous vegetables, eggs, onions and garlic. Sulfur is one of the main components of detoxification within the body and being deficient in sulfur can negatively impact our body’s ability to process and remove harmful chemicals. Here’s why: sulfur…

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Morning Coffee and Detoxing

Need your morning coffee? You’re not alone. For some of us, it is a habit or part of our day. For others, it is pretty much a way of life. What would a morning be without my warm savory coffee? Some detox plans will tell you to completely remove all…

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Souping for Detoxing

I am sure you have heard of juicing or doing a juice fast, but have you ever heard of souping? While juicing is a great and effective way to cleanse, it can be downright uncomfortable, leaving you feeling cold and hungry – almost like you’re simply missing out on eating.…

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Do a Mental Detox!

We have spent years sharing tips about how to physically detox our bodies, but we need to consider that we may be mentally toxic, too. Start a gratitude journal and write down some things you are thankful for every day. You can grab a mason jar and fill out little…

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Red bell peppers assist in the elimination of toxins!

Bell peppers are good sources of Vitamins A, C, E and B vitamins, as well as the minerals potassium and magnesium. They are also an excellent source of over 30 different carotenoids—a class of powerful phytonutrients that ward off a host of degenerative diseases such as arthritis, diabetes, heart disease,…

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Detoxing with this Smoothie

Kale is one of the most nutritious cruciferous vegetables loaded with fiber and low in calories. Kale has a definite role to play in support of the body’s detoxification processes.  It’s also a great anti-inflammatory and aids in the body’s detoxification process. If you love Granny Smith Apples and their…

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Sleep for Body and Brain Detoxification

We all know that when we don’t get enough sleep, we usually feel tired and irritable the next day, and that having a good night’s sleep makes us feel better. That is partly because sleep reduces stress. Our bodies produce less stress hormones while sleeping. All hormones and chemicals that…

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Tea can assist your body in detoxification!

Adding green or black tea to your daily regimen can assist your body in the detoxification process and essentially, help boost your immune system! Besides being a tasty alternative to plain water while detoxing, green tea is loaded with antioxidants that have been found to scavenge free radicals – or…

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Detox Treat – Watermelon

Watermelon is a great treat for the whole family and a major thirst quencher on a hot summer day. It is composed of 92% water, which helps to flush out your system. This makes it a good fruit choice when detoxing. Also watermelon is a key source of lycopene, which…

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How a bath can help detoxification & weight loss!

Need to relax? A great way to help while detoxing is try a detox bath! A detox bath isn’t as complicated as it might sound. In fact, you most likely have the ingredient in your home already. Detox Bath Recipe: 2 c. baking soda (I buy the big bag at…

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Little heart-healthy foods to add to your diet!

Diet plays a major role in heart health and the foods you choose can greatly impact your risk of heart disease. Foods can influence blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and inflammation, all of which are risk factors for heart disease. While eating a healthy diet loaded with vegetables is a great…

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Trick Yourself into Motion

Do you want to learn something NEAT? I mean literally…NEAT. NEAT is an acronym that stands for Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis. As fancy as it sounds, it is pretty simple and can be defined as energy spent when you are not exercising, eating, or sleeping. “Thermo” means heat and “genesis” means…

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Oil Pulling to cleanse your system!

What is oil pulling? Oil pulling is pretty simple but dates back many years. It actually uses oil to pull the toxins and bacteria from your mouth, teeth, and gums. Why would I want to do this?Some of the various benefits of oil pulling are: eliminates bad breath, reduces plaque,…

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Healthy Recipe: Baked Chicken Taquitos

Baked Chicken Taquitos Corn tortillasOlive, Avocado or MCT oil  Filling: 1 chicken breast, cooked and shredded1/2 can black beans, drained and rinsed1/2 cup Cotija cheese1/4 cup salsa1/4 plain organic or Greek yogurt3 tablespoons Homemade Taco Seasoning or Three Amigos Seasoning1/4 tsp sea salt Combine all ingredients for filling. Lay the tortilla out and spoon out about 2…

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Change Your Routine – Change Your Life!

If you are stuck in a rut in any area of your life, make a list or a plan and change the routine.  I recently wrote a blog on being conditioned and how important it is that we change our conditions into new habits if we want permanent change.  Click…

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Change your world by changing your words. Powerful declarations to transform your life!

Your words carry power so make sure you make wise word choices. The words you speak set the course for your future.  Pick some of the following statements (or make your own) and read them out loud to yourself every day then watch your whole world change! Record yourself reading them and listen…

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