Pantry & Fridge Staples

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The trick to making delicious, simple, nourishing meals is to have a well-stocked pantry. It’s easy to whip up a delicious meal without using packet sauces, a salad dressing from scratch or a quick snack when you have the basics on hand. Stocking up on everything at once can get pricey, so just get 1 […]

What You Need To Know About The Blood Brain Barrier

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What is the Blood Brain Barrier?! So you quite possibly have heard of leaky gut, but have you heard of leaky brain?! Just like the gut has a semi-permeable membrane that regulates what gets absorbed from the gut and into the blood stream (the gut barrier), the brain also has a semi permeable barrier called […]

Fats. The Good, The Bad, & The Downright Ugly

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Few foods have caused more controversy and anxiety as fats! So which ones should you pick and how should you pick them? And once you have them, which ones do you use for what?! Here’s the lowdown. Do we need fat? The answer is a loud YES! Fats are essential for health. Fatty acids are in […]

Nutrition for Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS)

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Here are some tips from the nutrition front to help reduce and recover from your PEMS (post exercise muscle soreness) DOMS (delayed onset muscle sore ness) or EIDMS (exercise induced delayed muscle soreness). Prevention and Treatment: Increase antioxidants: Antioxidants help to minimize free-radical damage to otherwise healthy tissue. Free radicals are produced as a result of exercise (a by-product of metabolism, which […]

Simple Tips to detox your home

Simple Tips To Detox your Home

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We’re not just what we eat, we’re what we absorb, and we absorb a great deal through our skin and our lungs. Many household, office cleaning products and body care products come in direct contact with the skin and these chemicals a readily absorbed into the blood stream.  Likewise chemicals we inhale are quickly absorbed […]

8 Easy Ways To Detox After The Silly Season

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Have you noticed how many people get sick after Christmas and Easter and other holiday periods?  While prolonged or high stress certainly has a negative effect on immune function, the main reason people fall ill with colds, flus and similar ailments post silly season is that the body has called detox time!  Think about all […]