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    5 Mind Tricks for Eating Healthy Food

    Aside from “Don’t go grocery shopping on an empty stomach” (or risk ravaging the Pop-Tart aisle), there aren’t many other mainstream tips for shopping and eating healthy—until now. If you constantly cave to cravings and fall prey to the colorful marketing tactics shouting from TV screens and staring at you from bodega shelves, try incorporating […] More

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    Despite dubious claims, manuka honey may be antibiotic powerhouse

    Manuka honey is often touted as a “superfood” that treats many ailments, including allergies, colds and flus, gingivitis, sore throats, staph infections, and numerous types of wounds. Manuka can apparently also boost energy, “detox” your system, lower cholesterol, stave off diabetes, improve sleep, increase skin tone, reduce hair loss and even prevent frizz and split ends. Some […] More

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    Keto Diet Myths and Facts

    The ketogenic diet gained popularity through the weight loss community. It’s a low-carb (often 25g per day), high-fat diet triggering the body to burn fat for energy instead of carbohydrates. With increased popularity, there has also been an increase in keto-naysayers; they think it’s a dangerous fad fueled by the common desire to lose weight. […] More

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    Keto Diet Fundamentals

    You’ve heard of the keto diet. Everyone from Lebron James to the Kardashians has used the low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet for reasons like performance and weight loss. The goal of the keto diet is to get the body producing ketones– a fundamentally different energy source than the carbohydrates and fats your cells typically use for energy. […] More

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    5 Surprising Foods to Support Your Liver

    Our liver is constantly working to process the many toxins we encounter daily, through our diet, the environment, and even from what we put on our skin. Responsible for over 400 functions in the body, it’s important to give this hard-working organ the support it needs. 5 Surprising Foods to Support Your Liver Artichokes Artichokes [...]
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    Creamy Banana and Avocado Smoothie Recipe

    [su_youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sT6mIVcblRo"] Avo-Banana Spinach Smoothie  Prep Time 5 minutes  Cook Time 5 minutes  Total Time 10 minutes Ingredients 1 cup spinach , fresh and washed 1 cup water 1 banana ¼ avocado , pitted and peeled Add a little flaxseed (a good source of extra fiber) Decorate with mint leaves or add them to the mix Instructions Blend spinach and water until smooth. Add the avocado and banana; blend again. [...]
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    Gluten-Free Diets – The Basics

    What is a gluten-free diet? Gluten is a protein that is found in the grains wheat, barley, and rye. It is also found in any foods that contain these grains. When someone follows a gluten-free diet, they eliminate all sources of gluten from their meal plan. Who needs to follow a gluten-free diet? Following a [...]
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    Healthy Diet: Mediterranean Broccoli Soup

    Serves 8 750g broccoli 1 tbsp clarified butter 1 onion, peeled, finely chopped 1 litre chicken or vegetable stock 3-4 sprigs fresh thyme pinch grated nutmeg pinch cardamom 1 tsp za’atar 2 tbsp tahini paste 4-5 tbsp finely chopped parsley 70g pine nuts, toasted, roughly chopped sprinkle of sumac and toasted pita breads, to serve Tahini [...]
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