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22 01, 2020

Strawberry Gelato

By |2020-01-22T19:56:39+00:00January 22nd, 2020|Dessert Recipes|0 Comments

A healthy and easily to make sweet treat to enjoy on a hot night. Ingredients 1 – 10 oz bag of frozen strawberries (about 2 cups) 1 ripe avocado, pit and peel removed Stevia to taste Instructions Put the strawberries and avocado in a heavy duty blender (preferably with a plunger).  Make sure you blend it well then add stevia to taste.  It won’t take much because the strawberries are sweet on their own. Freeze [...]

21 01, 2020

Simple Tips to Maintaining Healthy Joints

By |2020-01-22T19:33:04+00:00January 21st, 2020|Supplements|0 Comments

Think about your joints. You probably don’t, until you experience pain or discomfort. Joints are where two or more bones meet. Some are fixed, such as joints in your skull, so they don’t move. Others, like those between your spinal vertebrae, allow some movement. But most joints are free-moving joints. Cartilage cushions many of your joints. This strong, fibrous tissue helps bones glide over one another and prevents bones from rubbing against each other. As this strong fibrous tissue deteriorates, [...]

20 01, 2020

Chocolate Cappuccino Smoothie

By |2020-01-22T19:42:53+00:00January 20th, 2020|Recipes: Healthy Drinks|0 Comments

This smoothie is delicious with just a hint of coffee flavor. Ingredients 1/2 can organic coconut milk 1/2 tsp vanilla 1-2 tbsps organic cocoa powder 2 packets Stevia (or adjust to your taste) 3-5 organic coffee beans (if you have a powerful blender like a Vita-mix, you can just throw them in otherwise grind with a coffee grinder or small spice grinder) 1/2 cup ice Optional For an extra healthy boost, you can add greens powder, [...]

13 01, 2020

Immunity Boosting Smoothie

By |2020-01-22T19:43:04+00:00January 13th, 2020|Recipes: Healthy Drinks|0 Comments

This smoothie is suitable for both core and advanced plans, and contains simple ingredients that are perfect for promoting health and boosting your immunity system. Ingredients 1/2 can coconut milk (Native Forest brand preferred to ensure no BPA cans) 1-2 handfuls organic frozen berries (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, or a mixture of any) Enough filtered water to cover the berry/coconut mixture. (add more if needed for it to blend) 1 – 1 1/2 scoops Maximized Living [...]

7 01, 2020

12 Quick Ways to Add Greens to Your Diet

By |2020-01-22T19:28:08+00:00January 7th, 2020|Nutrition|0 Comments

The Many Benefits of Vegetables Why Don’t We Eat More Greens? Only one in 10 American adults meet fruit and vegetable recommendations. More specifically, only 9.3 percent of adults eat enough vegetables daily. Seven of the top 10 leading causes of death in the United States are from chronic diseases including heart disease, obesity, and diabetes. Eating plenty of green vegetables every day can help reduce your risk of those and other diseases. Consider heart disease. One [...]

6 01, 2020

No Bake – No Sugar Almond Fudge

By |2020-01-22T19:44:52+00:00January 6th, 2020|Dessert Recipes|0 Comments

Perfect for enjoying on a cold day! This delicious treat is super easy to make, it is good for you and isn’t packed with all of the sugar and carbs. PREP TIME 10 minutes + 1 hour chill Ingredients 2 cups raw creamy almond butter (unsalted) 1/2 cup coconut oil, softened 1/8 tsp of Kal brand or Now brand stevia concentrated powder – (sweetness to taste) 1 tsp kosher or sea salt Instructions Mix all [...]

5 01, 2020

Why High-Fructose Corn Syrup is So Bad for You

By |2020-01-22T19:25:38+00:00January 5th, 2020|Nutrition|0 Comments

How Sugar Behaves in Your Body High-Fructose Corn Syrup: The Biggest Loser? 5 Ways to Minimize Added Sugars Every year, the average American consumes almost 152 pounds of sugar. That’s six cups or three pounds of sugar every week. Put that into perspective: Around 200 years ago, most of us ate only two pounds of sugar every year! What’s so bad about sugar? While the occasional treat probably won’t do much damage, too much sugar can harm your [...]

31 12, 2019

10 Tips How to Start Exercising and Stick with It

By |2020-01-22T19:22:53+00:00December 31st, 2019|Exercise|0 Comments

The Many Benefits of Exercise Moving from “I should” to “I will exercise” Most of us sit a lot these days: Behind a desk, in a car, at a kitchen table, or in front of the television. Consider these statistics: Fewer than five percent of adults get 30 minutes of movement daily Only one in three adults get the recommended amount of physical activity every week Only one in three children are physically active every day Back in [...]

30 12, 2019

Ginger Switchel

By |2020-01-22T19:42:25+00:00December 30th, 2019|Recipes: Healthy Drinks|0 Comments

Switchel originated in the Caribbean and has been a popular summer drink for 300 years. Called, “Haymaker’s Punch,” by farmers, it is popular at harvest time, but also has a drink for celebrations. Enjoy instead of alcohol and you will remain healthy and happy at social events. It contains ginger, apple cider vinegar, and lemon which all provide a powerful detox punch. Ingredients 2 tbsps apple cider vinegar 12 drops of Sweet Leaf Stevia 1/4 [...]

30 12, 2019

Gut Renew: Replenish Nutrients in Your Gut and Restore Your Gut Health

By |2020-01-22T19:46:16+00:00December 30th, 2019|Supplements|0 Comments

Gut Health Can Determine Your Overall Health Your Gut, Your Immune System, and Inflammation Improve Your Gut Health Gut Renew is an All-in-one Gut Health Formula Good gut health can keep you lean, healthy, and energetic. Think of your digestive tract as a tube. Ideally, the lining of that tube keeps everything you swallow intact until it gets properly broken down or digested. The gut barrier also decides what gets through that wall. A healthy gut keeps [...]