Lifestyle

How to Do An Elimination Diet (with free downloadable charts)

An elimination diet is a great tool to have in your toolbox if you’re wondering if something you’re eating is affecting the way you feel – from feeling bloated to foggy thinking and everything in between. Food is powerful and impacts literally every single one of our bodies’ processes. But sometimes…

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7 Perfect Foods for Apple Shape Bodies

Apple-shaped bodies, this one’s for you! Whether it’s something that’s been plaguing you your whole life, or if it’s a few pounds that have slowly started creeping onto your midsection over the past few years, belly fat is serious. Unique from fat that gets stored throughout other parts of the body,…

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DIY Natural Food Coloring and Easter Egg Dye

Commercial food coloring, including most Easter egg dyes are a haven for less-than-healthy chemicals and additives. Most people don’t realize that synthetic food coloring is made from petroleum. Just to be clear, we’re talking about the same petroleum that’s used to fuel our cars and make plastic cups. It’s suspected that food dyes…

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The Flesh Eating Bacteria: Living to Be Healthier

A little over ten years ago I contracted the flesh eating bacteria, the same disease that Aimee Copeland and a couple other people around the country happen to be recovering from right now. Suffice it to say, my experience was nothing short of a living nightmare.  Fortunately, I came through on…

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4 Healthy and Fit Super Bowl Weekend Rituals

To millions of Americans, football is like religion and Superbowl Sunday is the most sacred of all sports-related holidays. Even if you’re not a huge football fan, there is a very strong possibility that you’re going to a party – that is if you’re not hosting one of your own. How…