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26 03, 2020

Chia & Almond Milk Pudding – Raw & Healthy

By |2020-03-26T21:37:38+00:00March 26th, 2020|Advanced Plan, Core Plan, Dessert Recipes, Healthy Snacks, Nutrition|0 Comments

Chia seeds are a power food high in fiber, calcium, antioxidants, and omega-3 fatty acids, making them a great protein-packed addition to your diet! When mixed with liquid, they plump, giving the mixture a tapioca-like consistency. Get all of the benefits of chia seeds with this tasty chia seed pudding! This raw recipe takes just a few minutes to make and its protein and nutrient content make chia seed pudding the perfect quick, on-the-go breakfast. [...]

7 03, 2020

12 Quick Ways to Add Greens to Your Diet

By |2020-03-27T02:05:18+00:00March 7th, 2020|Nutrition|0 Comments

The Many Benefits of Vegetables Why Don’t We Eat More Greens? Only 1 in 10 American adults meet fruit and vegetable recommendations. More specifically, only 9.3% of adults eat enough vegetables daily. 7 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 analysis [...]

25 02, 2020

Essential Nutrients 101: Your Guide to Nutrition, What You Need, and the Science of Why

By |2020-02-25T16:27:57+00:00February 25th, 2020|Nutrition|0 Comments

Essential Nutrients Carbohydrates Protein Fat Vitamins Minerals Water Experts classify nutrients as “essential” because your body cannot make them, yet requires these nutrients for growth, maintenance, repair, and so much more. “Essential nutrients are compounds that the body can’t make or can’t make in sufficient quantity,” says Mandy Ferriera. “According to the World Health Organization, these nutrients must come from food, and they’re vital for disease prevention, growth, and good health.” Essential nutrients can be grouped into six [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

28 12, 2019

The Best Natural Sweeteners & Sugar Alternatives

By |2020-02-28T03:41:31+00:00December 28th, 2019|Nutrition|0 Comments

What’s the Alternative to Sugar & Artificial Sweeteners? Natural Sweeteners! Sugar Alcohols Stevia What’s the Healthiest Sweetener? “Sugar is poison at the right dose,” says Mark Hyman, MD, in Food: What the Heck Should I Eat?. “Most adults consume an average of 22 teaspoons a day, and kids consume up to 35 teaspoons.” Most humans have a sweet tooth, and we’re well familiar with how easy overeating sugary foods can be. For years, manufacturers positioned artificial sweeteners [...]

24 12, 2019

The Brain-Gut Connection: Improve your Gut Health and Improve Your Mind

By |2020-01-22T19:59:43+00:00December 24th, 2019|Nutrition|0 Comments

Your Gut Bacteria Has More to Do with Your Feelings Than You Think Managing the Relationship Between Your Gut and Your Brain The Gut-Brain Axis and Stress The Root Cause of Poor Health: Inflammation How To Fix Your Poor Gut Health with Your Diet Exercise to Improve Gut Health and Boost Mood Gut bacteria impacts nearly every organ, especially your brain. Think about that “butterflies in your stomach” feeling before a big presentation. Or maybe [...]

10 12, 2019

What Your Gut Is Telling You about Your Immunity

By |2020-01-22T19:10:02+00:00December 10th, 2019|Nutrition|0 Comments

Your Immune System: It All Starts in Your Gut When Bad Bacteria Take Over Bad Gut Bacteria, Inflammation, and Your Immune System The Gut-Immune Connection Began At Birth Gut-Immune Health: Start with Your Diet The Nutrients to Support Your Immune System and Your Gut Lifestyle Factors to Support Your Gut and Immune System You have about 300 to 500 different species of tiny organisms called bacteria in your digestive tract. Altogether, that’s tens of trillions of microorganisms. [...]

3 12, 2019

Supplements to Support Your Digestive System

By |2020-01-22T19:06:44+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Nutrition|0 Comments

Digestive System Disrupt Your Digestive System Explained How to Prevent Digestive Disorders Digestion Supplements to Keep Your Track on Track Probiotics Natural Ways to Improve Your Digestive Health Disruption in your digestive system disruption can be uncomfortable. You may experience this after a big, heavy meal or get a feeling of being carsick. You get an upset stomach, gas, heartburn, nausea, or maybe a bathroom problem like constipation or diarrhea. You know these things will [...]

12 11, 2019

Corn syrup, Dextrose, Fructose, Barley Malt…What’s In A Name?

By |2019-11-17T21:26:56+00:00November 12th, 2019|Nutrition|0 Comments

We Eat Too Much Sugar! The average American eats almost 152 pounds of sugar a year. That’s nearly half a pound every day, or about three pounds every week. Put that into perspective: Two centuries ago, we ate on average just two pounds of sugar every year! Some experts call added sugar the single worst ingredient you can eat. The “added” sugar you might find on Nutrition Facts labels of foods, this means it is sugar that doesn’t naturally occur [...]

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