nutrition

HEALTH MANIFESTO

Mar 07

Health is not a destination, health is a journey. My friend once asked me: “When will I start seeing the results of eating healthy?” I was not able to answer this question for him in one sentence. When we are young, vibrant, and full of energy, we feel like we are on the top of […]

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AVOCADO: THE FAT FRUIT

Jan 24

We talk a lot about healthy fats, where to get them, how to use them, and what the biggest benefits of using them are. For decades we were led to believe that fat makes us fat, but those myths have been debunked, so we no longer have to live with fat phobia. Butter, lard, and […]

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SEXY BY NATURE: BOOK REVIEW

Jan 17

This book is very near and dear to my heart, not just because it was released on March 18th, which is my birthday, but because this book literally saved my ladyparts. I discovered Stefani Ruper, the author of this amazing book, during my search for non-hormonal birth control. At that time I had been on […]

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POWER OF SPICE: CINNAMON

Oct 27

Whenever I notice the scent of cinnamon in the air, I immediately think of Christmas. There is something about that warm aroma that makes me want to snuggle on the sofa, pour myself some hot cocoa, sprinkle some cinnamon powder on top, and savor a few cinnamon cookies while watching Home Alone. For some people, […]

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NUTRITION FOR THE SKIN

Oct 11

We have previously discussed skin and it’s function, so let’s just take a brief moment to highlight some key information. Our skin is a powerful, yet vulnerable, protective shield covering our whole body, and its condition is very often a reflection of our overall health (particularly of what is happening in the gut and liver). […]

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