Just walk through a grocery store, and you will see rows of unhealthy choices that are processed and lead us to crave more which can quickly turn into an addiction. Experts believe that the level of food addiction in the United States may be an epidemic. “Overeating and obesity kill at least 300,000 Americans every…

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Cravings are often the cause of why we fail on a healthy eating plan. We have good intentions, but then we find ourselves giving into our cravings. A friend of mine recently told me a story of how mac and cheese dish was “calling out” to her. Can you relate? I can. Food can call out to…

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Legumes contain resistant starch, which received its name because it resists the enzymes that normally would break down starches during digestion resulting in a reversal of the order in which the body burns food. Usually, carbohydrates are burned for energy first,  but resistant starch reverses the order making fat burned into energy first. This cuts down on…

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Do you have a sore throat? Stuffy nose? Feeling achy? This tea will help! Each ingredient in this special drink has a purpose! The heat and the ginger will warm you right up. The steam will help your sinuses. The ginger and the honey will work to soothe a sore and scratchy throat. The lemon will…

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Eating processed-free foods has many benefits for our bodies; toxic and denatured ingredients are avoided and eating whole foods means you are getting the complete package. What do we mean by a complete package? Just like with the whole grains vs. refined flours story, nature presents us with a little gift in whole foods. For…

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Most of us are looking for ways to shed a few pounds and trim down. It may surprise you to hear this, but going on an extreme diet or trying to completely overhaul your eating habits all at once may not be the answer. Making small and reasonable changes may be the way to get…

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