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NAKED FOOD BOOK CLUB REVIEW: Engine 2 Seven-Day Rescue Diet
7 months ago

NAKED FOOD BOOK CLUB REVIEW: Engine 2 Seven-Day Rescue Diet

WHAT IS NEW:  The Engine 2 Seven-Day Rescue Diet is unique among other plant-based books and cookbooks in that it is an accelerated program designed to reset your taste buds …
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Calcium: Plant vs. Dairy
7 months ago

Calcium: Plant vs. Dairy

The number one source of calcium in the standard American diet is dairy products. The number one source of saturated fat, however, is also dairy products. Dairy products also constitute …
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No more Diets: The Secret to Permanent Weight Control
8 months ago

No more Diets: The Secret to Permanent Weight Control

Many people believe that to lose weight they must go on a low-calorie diet. That often means starving oneself until the diet is no longer tolerable. Other people believe that …
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Conventional vs. Organic Agricultural Methods
8 months ago

Conventional vs. Organic Agricultural Methods

Pollution:

Conventional: Fertilizer runoff pollutes coastal areas and can strip water of oxygen, spur algae growth, and kill marine life.

Organic: No chemical pesticides or fertilizers are applied to organic …
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Taste Bud Rehab
8 months ago

Taste Bud Rehab

A study published online in the journal Archives of Disease in Childhood indicates that obese children and adolescents, as compared to their lean counterparts, have less sensitive taste buds.  The …
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Eating Plant-based During the Winter
10 months ago

Eating Plant-based During the Winter

1. First Thing First.

The key is to stick to seasonal produce as much as possible.  We are going to want potatoes, yams, pumpkins, and tangerines among others.  Sticking to …
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Complex Carbs vs. Simple Carbs
12 months ago

Complex Carbs vs. Simple Carbs

Carbohydrates are the main source of calories in a healthy diet and are the primary fuel for the brain and muscles. Typically, about three-fourths of daily calories should come from …
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How to Eat Right to Reduce Stress
1 year ago

How to Eat Right to Reduce Stress

Not only that, but stress can drive up our blood pressure and raise serum cholesterol levels, wreaking havoc on our arteries and increasing our risk of heart attack.

The best …
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Naked Food Spotlight: Legumes
4 years ago

Naked Food Spotlight: Legumes

Legumes are abundant in soluble fiber, a property that lowers cholesterol and triglyceride levels. With a low glycemic index, beans contain a remarkable blend of complex carbohydrates and protein. About …
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Naked Spotlight: Sea vegetables
4 years ago

Naked Spotlight: Sea vegetables

Sea vegetables contain 90 percent calcium and magnesium. These super veggies also boast organically-bound vegetable iodine which is necessary for proper thyroid and brain function, sleep, a healthy weight and …
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Naked Food Spotlight: Leafy Greens
4 years ago

Naked Food Spotlight: Leafy Greens

Dark leafy green vegetables have an extraordinary amount of antioxidants and health promoting nutrients with very few calories. Eating dark green leafy vegetables on a regular basis can provide anti-aging …
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Can We End Alzheimers?
4 years ago

Can We End Alzheimers?

Alzheimer’s disease is the fastest growing health threat in the United States, according to a 2013 landmark report from researchers at the University of Washington in Seattle.

Fighting Debilitating Memory …
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Addictive By Design: Junk Food
4 years ago

Addictive By Design: Junk Food

I almost joined Michael Moss, the Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist whose work on addictive junk food recently graced the cover of the paper’s magazine, on MSNBC’s Morning Joe
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The Benefits Of A Plantiful Pregnancy
4 years ago

The Benefits Of A Plantiful Pregnancy

Your diet during pregnancy and breastfeeding will influence your baby’s taste for foods when solids are introduced. Another benefit of optimal nutrition is that you will be in great shape …
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Smoothies: Sipping your way back to health
5 years ago

Smoothies: Sipping your way back to health

When we talk about smoothies, we are referring to the action of blending whole foods such as fruits, vegetables, seeds, herbs, and nuts in a high power blender.  Blending is …
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7 Reasons to live naked
5 years ago

7 Reasons to live naked

The World Health Organization has determined that dietary factors account for at least 30 percent of all cancers in Western countries and up to 20 percent in developing …
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5 Flu Fighting Foods Your Kids Will Love
5 years ago

5 Flu Fighting Foods Your Kids Will Love

Flu season is best navigated by a good dose of common sense and a good helping of nutritive foods to keep you and your family healthy. As a family holistic …
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4 Tips For Happy Hormones
5 years ago

4 Tips For Happy Hormones

Do you feel imbalanced? Do you have depression, anxiety, hot flashes, night sweats, bipolar disorder, migraines, insomnia, PMS, or chronic pain? As a naturopath, with 10 years experience, I believe …
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The Plant-Based Athlete Demystified
5 years ago

The Plant-Based Athlete Demystified

The notion of a vegetarian or vegan athlete still seems to bring to mind bewilderment, controversy and general skepticism. Scientific evidence has revealed the benefits of a plant-based diet on …
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5 Tips For a Non-Toxic Lifestyle
5 years ago

5 Tips For a Non-Toxic Lifestyle

1. BUY ORGANIC! Organic foods have significantly fewer synthetic chemicals plus more nutrients! Healthy plants and animals will help you be healthy too.  Avoid refined sugars, processed foods (especially canned …
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8 Things You Didn’t Know About Starch
5 years ago

8 Things You Didn’t Know About Starch

1. All large populations of trim, healthy people, throughout verifiable human history, have obtained the bulk of their calories from starch. Examples of once-thriving people include Japanese, Chinese, and other …
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Phytochemicals And Reversing Disease
5 years ago

Phytochemicals And Reversing Disease

Phytochemicals are natural compounds found in fruits and vegetables. They are substances that don’t fall within any other categories – they are not vitamins, proteins, carbohydrates, fats or minerals.  Their …
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