Healthy Eating

How to Eat Healthy When You Have No Time, Money or Motivation

Are you short on time, living on a tight budget or struggling to stay motivated but still want to make healthy eating a priority? The struggle is real! Whether it’s a hectic lifestyle that leaves little time for healthy meal preparation, a tight budget which seems to limit even the best healthy living intentions or …

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How to Eat Healthy at Any Social Event This Summer

10 tips on how to eat healthy in any social situation Summer is finally here! (Can I get a whoop-whoop?!) With it comes fun, sun and social events, which means vacations, BBQs, brunches, parties, picnics and more. (Aaaah, I love summer ?) Social events can present many dietary temptations and pitfalls. Overindulging each weekend with …

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Best Foods to Fight Anxiety for Stressed Mamas

Best foods that help with anxiety When you’re feeling like a stressed out mommy, reach for these healthy foods that help with anxiety and mental health Motherhood comes with a unique set of challenges. Each day as mothers we are physically and mentally pulled in multiple directions. Our patience is tested, our emotional equilibrium is …

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HOW TO EAT PLANT BASED – 11 truths that will make the transition easier

How to eat plant-based (and like it) When I first made the switch to a whole foods, plant-based diet many moons ago, I had my fair share of doubts and fears as to how it was going to work for me. On the advice of my naturopathic doctor, it was (strongly!) suggested I cut out …

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Are You Pseudo Healthy? – 15 Signs You May Not Be As Healthy As You Think

pseudo- ˈso͞odō combining form prefix: pseudo-; prefix: pseud- supposed or purporting to be but not really so resembling or imitating. Are you pseudo-healthy? What do I mean by pseudo-healthy? Although pseudo gives the connotation of purposely being fake, what I’m driving at here is an imitation or attempt at a healthy lifestyle that somewhat misses the mark and …

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The dangers of artificial sweeteners - and the sneaky places they're hiding!

The Scary Truth About Artificial Sweeteners (and the sneaky places they’re hiding!)

Are artificial sweeteners bad for you? Artifical sweeteners were partially created in response to our demand for “sugar-free” foods and are touted as a good alternative for diabetics. From sugar-free drinks to desserts to chewing gum and even toothpaste, artificial sweeteners are hiding out in more places than you may realize. While artificial sweeteners may …

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Why You Should Never “Diet”

When you’re looking to change your diet, don’t ever “diet.” Thinking of going on a diet? Don’t. A diet, specifically “going on a diet,” implies that the changes you’re making are temporary. You’ll eat more greens, fruits and veggies, cut out sugar, junk and fast food, and count your calories – but only for a …

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8 Damaging Effects of a Sugar on the Body- Plus 5 Tips to Crush Your Cravings

Effects of sugar on the body Sugar consumption is beginning to decrease in the US as Americans are opening their eyes to its dangers. Yet despite these shifts, the average American still consumes roughly 58 grams of refined white sugar and 43 grams of high fructose corn syrup per day (over 100 grams total per …

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How to Make Your Own Nut Milk

With more and more people discovering that they are lactose intolerant or desiring to eat a vegan diet, the popularity of dairy-free milk continues to increase. However, many commercial brands of dairy-free milk are not always a healthy choice as they contain carrageenan, GMO soy, and other additives. Another alternative is to make your own nut …

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Top 5 Supplements for the Ultimate Daily Green Smoothie

A green smoothie a day keeps the doctor away Several years ago I bought the book ‘The Beauty Detox Solution‘ in which the author, Kimberly Snyder CN, recommends drinking at least one green smoothie per day for optimal health. I gave it a try and fell in love with how much energy and clear thinking …

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