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WHY A COLD SHOWER IS BENEFICIAL

WHY A COLD SHOWER IS BENEFICIAL

We all know the saying that a cold shower is a perfect solution to calm a romantic frenzy, but you might be surprised to find there are many more reasons to hop into a chilly shower. If you’ve got the guts, taking a cold shower…

FOODS HIGH IN MAGNESIUM FOR A BETTER BODY

FOODS HIGH IN MAGNESIUM FOR A BETTER BODY

Magnesium or (Mg) is one of the most important macro-minerals needed for human function. Without it, we’d lose our ability to move, too digest food, and think straight. It’s naturally present in many of the foods we should be eating every day, such as nuts,…

IS DONOR BREAST MILK BEST FOR PREEMIES?

IS DONOR BREAST MILK BEST FOR PREEMIES?

SHOULD PREEMIES USE DONOR BREAST MILK? Would donor breast milk be best for preemies? You have probably heard the quote “breast is best.” This is true for all babies regardless of if it is from the baby’s mother or other sources.  Preemies are especially susceptible…

WHY PALEO IS EFFECTIVE FOR WEIGHT LOSS

WHY PALEO IS EFFECTIVE FOR WEIGHT LOSS

The Paleo diet (I like to think it more as a wellness plan) has some great press this morning! After being battered around a bit in the news the past few months; A new study published in Australia states that; The Paleo Diet is more effective for weight…

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…

WHY FAT IS THE BEST FUEL FOR YOUR BODY?

WHY FAT IS THE BEST FUEL FOR YOUR BODY?

There are many arguments, especially those based on Paleo diets, as to why fat is the best fuel for the body over glucose. So, what is the difference between fat and glucose when it comes to our body’s fuel and energy levels? Do our bodies…

WHAT SWEETENERS ARE ALLOWED ON THE PALEO DIET?

WHAT SWEETENERS ARE ALLOWED ON THE PALEO DIET?

Looking to sweeten things up on your paleo diet? It’s easier than you would think! The options of paleo sweeteners are surprisingly vast considering you are on a sugar-free path. The hardest part of cutting refined sugar from your life for good will most likely…

WHAT VEGETABLES ARE PALEO?

WHAT VEGETABLES ARE PALEO?

It may be no secret that veggies are good for you; but which ones are the healthiest and most beneficial? Even after you have gone through the process of becoming paleo and sourcing out organic, GMO-free produce, there will still be foods that are healthier…

HOW DO YOU STOCK A PALEO PANTRY?

HOW DO YOU STOCK A PALEO PANTRY?

Making the decision the switch a paleo lifestyle may not be the easiest transition. But with a little prep and just the right ingredients in your paleo pantry; you will be cooking as natural as always with just a few paleo foods for substitutions in…

WHAT SPICES ARE PALEO FRIENDLY?

WHAT SPICES ARE PALEO FRIENDLY?

Some people would believe that choosing to live paleo means that you will be eating a bland diet consisting of only meats and vegetables with no added seasoning or flavors; truth is, that is the exact opposite of what eating paleo is. A paleo lifestyle…