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Matcha Mate Almond Latte

By Angela, contributing writer As someone with a sensitive digestive system, coffee has always been a nutritional gray area for me. It also exacerbates my teeth grinding and stresses my adrenals, so I’m trying to stop. In an attempt to wean myself off black tea and coffee, I’ve been playing with some fun alternatives. It’s hard to […]

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Oil Pulling With Essential Oils

Oil Pulling is an ancient detoxification practice that involves swishing oil around in your mouth for 15-20 minutes. The benefit of doing this is to reduce the amount of harmful bacteria, reduce dental plaque, remineralize your teeth, help with gum issues, and strengthen your gums. You can give your teeth an extra boost by oil […]

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14 Benefits of Maca Powder and 14 Maca Recipes

“Maca is a plant that grows in central Peru in the high plateaus of the Andes mountains. It has been cultivated as a vegetable crop in Peru for at least 3000 years. Maca is a relative of the radish and has an odor similar to butterscotch. Its root is used to make medicine.” (1) The benefits […]

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Why is Bread Bad for You? The Shocking Truth

“The Whiter The Bread, The Sooner You’re Dead.” It has been known for a long time that white bread and refined grains in general aren’t particularly nutritious. Nutritionists and dietitians all around the world have encouraged us to eat whole grains instead. But grains, especially gluten grains like wheat, have been under intense scrutiny in […]

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Oh My Ghee Fat Bombs

Ever since I was able to, successfully, reverse 6 cavities that I acquired postpartum, I have made sure that we continue our use of high fat products, like ghee. Ghee is butter that has been simmered over heat to remove any milk solids. Many who are lactose intolerant, or who follow strict Paleo guidelines, find […]

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