Choose Wisely – Crackers

As you stroll through the supermarket these days, you’ll notice food companies have been updating their packaging to reflect that their products are more healthy. You should never buy a product because of what you read on the package. Don’t rely on the marketing ploys that the claim the product…

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Mashed Cauliflower

1 head cauliflower — cut into florets 1/2cup water 1/3 cup Whipping Cream 3/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp white pepper 1/8 tsp garlic powder 1/8 tsp onion powder Divide a head of cauliflower into florets that are all roughly the same size. Steam cauliflower pieces over boiling water (15 to…

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Tea Time for Increased Metabolism

It’s important to drink tea year round.Teas can cleanse the body and increase your metabolism. Try to stick to herbal teas, and limit your intake of black, green and oolong teas–they are processed differently and contain caffeine. Herbal teas usually contain no caffeine, and therefore count towards your daily water…

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MSM for Healthy Skin

Everyone wants clear, healthy skin, and a ton of different advances have been made to help us get it. One of the most recent discoveries is the way that MSM, or methyl sulfonyl methane, affects our skin health. MSM is a completely natural compound found in all living organisms. Not…

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The Coconut Miracle

We believe that extra virgin coconut oil can boost energy, while decreasing cravings for carbohydrates and sweets. It is known to stimulate metabolism, improve digestion, and release fat cells. It also gently stimulates the thyroid. Coconut Oil is the healthiest oil we can eat. Use the pure, organic brand to…

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Vitamin C

You can take up to 5000 mg of vitamin C per day. Most people don’t get enough vitamin C and it’s so important. I do not recommend chewable vitamin C tablets as there is added sugar in them and sugar depletes vitamin C from our bodies. So, you would be…

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Agave Nectar

Agave Nectar good natural sweetener as long as it’s Pure Raw Organic. I recommend Raw Blue Agave Nectar, not any other type. However, keep in mind that I believe natural sweeteners should be for occasional use, not for everyday consumption. The only sweetener that can safely be used on a…

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Sugar Alcohols

Sugar alcohols (common ones: maltitol, xylitol, sorbitol, and erythritol) are not sugar nor are they alcohol. While they are safe for diabetics because they don’t cause an upsurge in blood sugar and are lower in calories than sugar, they can cause bloating and even diarrhea. Sugar alcohols are found in…

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Choose Wisely – Canned Tuna

When picking out our foods, it is important to read the ingredients in order to find the best possible for our bodies. This week we want to talk about tuna. Tuna is is rich in protein, low in fat and calories and is an excellent source of the essential omega-3…

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Choose Wisely – Butter

A big misconception most of us have heard is that butter is bad for you and that you should eat Smart Balance or other tub type “butters”. Many fall into the marketing ploys that these are healthier and better for you. However, just the opposite is true. Most of these…

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Choose Wisely – Coconut Oil

The miraculous health benefits that coconut oil is becoming more known but it can only be obtained by consuming a high-quality cold-pressed unrefined virgin coconut oil.   We believe that coconut oil can boost energy while decreasing cravings for carbohydrates and sweets. It is also known to stimulate metabolism, improve digestion,…

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Choose Wisely – Greek Yogurt

We want you to make wise choices at the grocery store which can be somewhat confusing.  The Greek Yogurt industry has exploded and is becoming mainstream in all the grocery stores.  However, there is good Greek Yogurt and bad.  This new section will help you pick the right foods and…

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Protein is Key to Our Nutrition

Protein is key for our diets especially if we work out. It’s essential for the development of our muscles. Our muscles work hard for us-burning calories & keeping our metabolism up. If we don’t eat enough protein our bodies steal it from our muscles and organs. It curbs our appetite…

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