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THE BENEFITS OF OIL PULLING

THE BENEFITS OF OIL PULLING

Oil pulling is becoming increasingly popular. People continue search for more and more home remedies and more natural ways to increase health benefits. The idea is that oil pulling can help to remove toxins from the body. Oil pulling is thought improve your overall dental…

HOW DOES THE BODY USE FAT FOR FUEL?

HOW DOES THE BODY USE FAT FOR FUEL?

WHY IS FAT THE PREFERRED FUEL FOR THE HUMAN BODY OVER GLUCOSE? There are many arguments as to whether or no fat is the preferred fuel for the body over glucose. What is the difference between fat and glucose when it comes to our body’s…

HOW DOES MICROBIOME AFFECT THE BRAIN?

HOW DOES MICROBIOME AFFECT THE BRAIN?

WHAT IS GUT MICROBIOME? Gut microbiota is a complex community of micro-organism species that live within the digestive tract. Some scientific evidence shows that gut microbiome and the human brain are unknowingly connected. It is the largest reservoir of micro-organisms mutual to both humans and…

WHAT IS HEMP PROTEIN POWDER USED FOR?

WHAT IS HEMP PROTEIN POWDER USED FOR?

Hemp protein powder is simply ground hemp seeds. They contain fats and proteins that are essential to overall health and well being. Feel free to add it to your morning smoothie or shake for a healthy boost. As with most things, organically sourced powder is…

GRASS FED BUTTER VS. GHEE

GRASS FED BUTTER VS. GHEE

Both grass fed butter and ghee have been the highlight of many paleo controversies. There have been so many questions revolving around the two; which one is better, which one is healthier, or even, which one is more paleo? I may not have the answers…

HOW TO SET UP A MEDITATION SPACE

HOW TO SET UP A MEDITATION SPACE

When you close your eyes and envision the perfect meditation space you may be taken to a Zen garden filled with serenity. This serene place probably doesn’t exist in your hectic daily life or fit into your “I don’t have a million dollars for a…

FOODS TO AVOID WITH AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE?

FOODS TO AVOID WITH AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE?

Many may see recipes that have AIP attached to them, yet most do not know what AIP means. That being said, AIP references autoimmune symptoms, where an individual may not be able to eat certain foods, like the rest. Yet, the question lingers, which foods…

CAN MINDFUL EATING HELP YOU LOSE WEIGHT?

CAN MINDFUL EATING HELP YOU LOSE WEIGHT?

Maintaining a healthy weight doesn’t mean that you have to go jump on every diet bandwagon that comes in and out of popularity. Diet fads are always coming and going, but all you really need to do to maintain a healthy weight Is to keep…

HOW TO PALEO-IZE YOUR FAVORITE FOODS

HOW TO PALEO-IZE YOUR FAVORITE FOODS

Just because you are choosing to switch to a paleo lifestyle doesn’t mean you have to give up a love for food. Food translates to so much more than eating for survival; food is both comfort and joy. You don’t have to give up any…

NEW FDA NUTRITION LABEL

NEW FDA NUTRITION LABEL

CHANGES ON FDA NUTRITION LABEL The new FDA nutrition label for packaged foods is officially complete. The new FDA nutrition label is to reflect new information, such as the link between chronic diseases, such as diabetes and heart disease and a person’s diet. The intent…