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How I changed my diet to lose 40 lbs.

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I got really sick, overweight and hit a low in 2010. I had a highly stressful job, was a coffee addict, ate very poorly (takeaway and pre-packaged food all the time), didn’t exercise at all and drank wine to relieve stress on weekends. All my bad habits, combined with an enormous amount...

BREAKING NEWS… The Truth About “Health Drinks”

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We all need a little pick me up now and again. And if we are trying to lose weight or increase athletic performance, something that promises to give us more energy while also supporting our health goals can sound miraculous. But we live in the age of flashy marketing and quick fixes...

Stop ALL Sugars Now… If It’s WHITE It’s Not RIGHT!

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We are all facing many challenges in our modern world. While in some ways we have made incredible advances that prolong health and increase our ability to enjoy life, in some ways we have more cards stacked against us than ever. Some of our convenience and accessibility even works to our detriment....

Raw Bean Sprout Salad Recipe

Raw Bean Sprout Salad Recipe
Sprouts are an excellent source of enzymes and protein. They have very high levels of Vitamin A, D, C and E. They are a common ingredient in raw food diet and can be germinated easily at home. They are easy to digest and good for weight loss as during germination, proteins break...

Do you Sprout? Why you should

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Sprouts are not just decorative and crunchy additions to salads and stir-fry’s, they are a bona fide superfood, medicine and anti-aging supplement. They are a supremely healthy snack and a valuable source of complete protein. The best part is that they are easy to grow all year round, don’t take up much...

Gingerbread Winter Smoothie

Gingerbread Winter Smoothie
The spices in this smoothie not only recreate the gingerbread flavour, but also give a boost to your metabolism. Cinnamon keeps your arteries healthy, ginger improves the absorption and assimilation of the nutrients in your body, the cloves reduce inflammation and cardamom helps detox the kidneys. Bring them all together and you...

What 10 Healthy Foods Are Best to Eat Everyday?

Super-foods are all the rave these days. Every day we are discovering how nature provides all that we need for optimal health. Here are some everyday superheroes to incorporate into your healthy lifestyle.BroccoliThis mighty brassica offers a wealth of health benefits. In addition...

Why Don’t You Try These 5 Belly Fat Burning Foods?

These five, belly fat burning foods, when enjoyed in moderation, can help you lose the bulge and feel healthier in your body.
Excess abdominal fat is one of the leading precursors to heart disease, metabolic syndrome, and several types of cancer. It is also uncomfortable, and can be challenging to your self-esteem. A little softness around the middle is normal and healthy, but if you are carrying around more than you want it might...

Eight Surprising and Amazing Health Benefits of Tomatoes

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Tomatoes are a versatile food because they can be eaten raw or cooked, mixed in sauces, or tossed in salads. Even if you do not like the taste of tomato in its purest form, you can still enjoy a variety of benefits by eating cooked tomatoes. Organic tomatoes and tomato products are...

Power Packed Carrot Pineapple Ginger Juice Recipe

Carrots are one of the most widely available vegetables found in grocery stores and food markets – they are available all year round and are always affordable. These simple facts make carrots a wonderful ingredient to utilize in your juicing regimen, but they are not the only benefits these vegetables have to...

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