Whether you wake up feeling bloated, or it happens progressively throughout the day, there’s one thing you should know: bloating isn’t normal. Bloating is the body’s way of communicating to you that something in your diet or lifestyle isn’t right. With that said, there could be several different factors causing you to feel bloated, or…

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From a health standpoint, vegetables are an unbeatable food: naturally nutrient-rich; better tasting than a vitamin pill; low in calories; high in fiber and packed with disease-fighting phytonutrients. All types of vegetables can be nourishing and delicious. To maximize your health with vegetables, nutrition experts suggest at least 3 to 5 servings per day –…

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Looking for new ways to cram in more fiber?  Then try this fabulous creamy smoothie! Adding cauliflower to a smoothie might seem odd, but it creates an attractive velvety texture and is a useful way to add more nutrition into your diet. Frozen cauliflower florets work best – but you can also use  frozen riced…

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Recipe By: Allrecipes.com Ingredients: Aluminum foil 1 spaghetti squash, halved and seeded 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon salt, divided, or more to taste 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided, or more to taste 1 pound ground turkey 1 (16 ounce) can diced tomatoes 8 fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1/2 inch pieces…

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This salad contains 177 milligrams of magnesium per serving. Ingredients: 1/4 cup walnuts (chopped) 1/4 c Hemp Seeds 2 Tbsp Olive oil 1 Tbsp Nutritional Yeast or Parmesan cheese 2 Tbsp Lemon (juiced) 1 Garlic (clove, peeled) 6 cups Kale Leaves (chopped) 2 cups Garbanzo Beans (cooked) Sea Salt & Black Pepper (to taste) Instructions:…

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If done right, smoothies can make nutritious meal, packing satisfying ingredients along with fiber, vitamins, minerals and other immune and health-protecting substances. This delicious and refreshing Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie can help you get your daily dose of vitamin C. Kiwi and nutrition-rich strawberries, are packed with antioxidants, fiber, and they are relatively low in sugar…

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With its mix of textures, flavors and bright colors, this hearty salad will brighten up your mood. If you’ve got vegans in the crowd, make extra so they can have this as a main! Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 bunch kale chopped (steam removed) 1/2 red onion diced 1/2 large sweet potato peeled and cut in…

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Cabbage – Cabbage has a multitude of health benefits, from strengthening immune systems and improving digestion to killing bacteria and fighting cancer. This cabbage soup recipe is full of high immunity vegetables. It has been a Godsend around our house this last week with all the gunk going around! Leafy Greens – such as spinach, kale…

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When you combine the immune system boosting properties of garlic  and some heart-healthy olive oil, you end up with one delicious spread. It’s excellent on roasted vegetables, cooked chicken or fish, as a dip, or added to salads. Enjoy! Ingredients: 6 teaspoons Garlic 4 tablespoons Olive Oil 1 teaspoon turmeric 1/4 teaspoon Cumin 1/4 teaspoon Oregano…

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My go-to Immune Boosting Smoothie includes avocado, spinach, mint leaves, and a refreshing touch of lemon. The greens in this smoothie contain the vitamins and minerals your body needs for optimal function of your immune system,  the fiber from the greens also feeds the microbiome in your gut, which ensures that you absorb these vitamins…

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