Posts tagged food as medicine
Is Your Food Making You Sick?

Have you been suffering from a stubborn health ailment that won’t go away no matter how hard you try? Maybe it’s frequent migraines, irritable bowel syndrome, chronic fatigue, joint pains, skin issues, or difficulty losing weight. You may have tried multiple treatments & medications yet are not getting much better and realize that only your symptoms are being masked. Fact- you could be suffering from food sensitivities.

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What makes a healthy smoothie? (Recipes inside)

What I love about smoothies is they are cold & refreshing (so perfect for hot days), and if made right they can be packed with essential fiber and nutrients. The nutrients get absorbed into the blood stream quicker than solid food, making them perfect post-workout fuel. But the key word with smoothies is making them RIGHT. Many popular pre-made smoothies can have more sugar than a candy bar, and with little fiber. NOT GOOD! So what are the key components of a healthy smoothie? 

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Prebiotics: Why probiotics simply aren’t enough

By now most people are familiar with the term “probiotic”, yet many are less familiar with prebiotics, which are just as essential to intestinal health. While a probiotic is a type of live bacteria that promotes healthy gut functioning, a prebiotic is what is necessary for a probiotic to be able to work properly.

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