Delicious Breakfast Recipes

Most people rely on breakfast for the fuel their body needs after a long night of rest. While others can get by with a simple fresh glass of vegetable juice, BarleyMax or a smoothie for breakfast, some adults and young children could use more of a boost before work and school. If you want to mix things up and exchange your usual vegetable juice breakfast for something different, consider the following delicious recipes. Remember: We highly recommend using organic ingredients as much as possible. 1. Fruit and Flax SmoothieNot far…

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How To Cook Legumes | Nutrition Stripped

Everything you need to know about preparing, cooking and serving legumes. Packed with fiber, protein, and carbohydrates, legumes are a great component to any diet. They come in many shapes, sizes, colors and variations, which can often cause a bit of confusion when attempting to prepare a dish with them. Dried legumes, in particular, are often a mystery to most people. “What exactly are they? How do you cook them?” and “What’s the difference between legumes and beans?” Are just a few of the many questions we frequently hear on…

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Natural Ways to Detox the Body

Smoking, drinking alcohol in excess and following a diet loaded with processed foods, refined sugars and saturated fats are all bad habits that are linked to unhealthy outcomes in life. When you follow such habits, you put your body at risk for multiple chronic conditions and diseases, such as obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, COPD, heart disease and even certain cancers. But just because you’ve followed an unhealthy lifestyle for most of your life, doesn’t mean it’s too late to start over – there’s always time to give your…

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15 Healthy Smoothie Recipes You’ll Want to Drink Every Day

Whether you’re short on time or looking for a way to pack in more nutrients into your day, having healthy smoothie recipes you can whip up in 5 minutes is the perfect solution. What Goes Into Healthy Smoothie Recipes? Smoothies are such a great way to get a nutrient-dense meal packed with vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants. But not all smoothies are created equally. It can be really easy for the sugar content in some smoothies to climb up to 50 grams in one smoothie. Regardless of if that is…

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Fibroids Diet: Recommended Foods for Managing Fibroids

Getting the news that you have a fibroid is an experience of mixed emotion. By its very definition—a firm, compact tumor that develops in the uterus—a fibroid sounds like something very bad. But fibroids are not cancer, and that’s reason for celebration and relief! Indeed, most physicians say fibroids are not a concern for worry, as there is very little threat that they will turn malignant. Women who are between the ages of 30 and 40 are at the highest risk for developing fibroids, but they can still occur in…

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How to Find the Right Food Portion Size for Your Meals

Do you ever wonder if you’re serving up the right food portion size when you’re creating your snack or meal? Portion sizes and serving sizes can be confusing to say the least. How much should I be eating? Should I follow the serving sizes? How do I know whether or not I need more than the “average” person? These are just a few of the many questions I hear from the community daily! In order for the nutrients you’re eating to do their job and fuel your body appropriately, we…

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Ward Off Sickness and Enjoy Full-Body Support with Liposomal Vitamin C

Everyone knows how important vitamin C is for a healthy immune system. After all, there’s a reason why the doc usually recommends ample O.J. when you’re suffering from a cold or the flu. But did you know that there’s a “supercharged” version of vitamin C? It’s called liposomal vitamin C, and it can provide incredible support to the immune system whether you’re feeling under the weather or all-around great. This amazing vitamin is a lipid-encapsulated form of vitamin C—meaning it’s surrounded by lipids—so it shuttles benefits into the blood stream…

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3 Health Hacks For Summer – Plant-Based Diet – Recipes & Weight Loss Supplements

Today we offer you a guest blog written by a good friend of ours Scott Laird.  Scott is a Naturopath and works for a great organization called A Rood Awakening.  Enjoy his excellent writing! 3 Summer Health Hacks by Scott Laird, ND Usually, when someone sees or hears the term “hack” they think of a quick fix or a magic bullet that will solve all their problems. That’s not what we’re talking about here. If you’re already familiar with the Hallelujah Diet, so you know that any truly effective change…

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Why You Shouldn’t Try to Avoid Foods (And What to Do Instead)

Have you ever avoided certain foods, thinking if you just never eat those “bad” foods, then you’ll be able to maintain healthy eating habits? Have you been able to maintain that or does it feel like a constant struggle? Watch this video to see why having a list of foods to avoid can actually be the very thing that’s preventing you from creating healthy eating habits that you’ll be able to maintain for life. We see messages every day that say there’s “good” food and “bad” food or that you…

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Vitamin D Deficiency Causes and How to Get Enough Vitamin D

Vitamins play an incredible role in our bodies’ most complex processes, and vitamin D (which is actually a hormone) is one of the biggest superheroes in the vitamin squad! This fat-soluble vitamin, which is sometimes called the sunshine vitamin because it comes from the body’s interaction with the sun, helps the body battle disease, assist in weight loss and stabilize the mood. But, for a variety of reasons we’ll cover below, many people don’t get enough vitamin D, leading to vitamin D deficiency or D-ficiency. If you have signs of…

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