Nutrients That Can Help Beat Stress and Anxiety

Good nutrition can play a helpful role during times of stress and anxiety. If you are experiencing increased stress and anxiety, I am sharing the four key nutrients that are scientifically proven to help. Magnesium Magnesium supplements are often used as a natural treatment for anxiety(2) but many people do not even reach their daily…

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Chocolate Cauliflower Smoothie

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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Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Ground Turkey and Vegetables

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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7 Foods to Boost Your Immune System

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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Need Help Going Dairy-free? Here are 6 Great Substitutes

Need Help Going Dairy-free? Here are 6 Great Substitutes If you’re reading this, you likely are or are considering going dairy-free. You may have an intolerance, have been told to eliminate dairy, or just want to have less of it. Either way, dairy is not an essential nutrient, and there are lots of things you…

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Pistachio Green Tea (Matcha) Energy Bites

You’re going to love my recipe for one of the tastiest (and easy to make) snacks ever! Serves 6 (makes 12-18 bites) 1.5 cup shredded coconut, unsweetened 1/2 cup crushed pistachios 4 tbsp almond flour 1 tbsp matcha green tea 2 tbsp honey or maple syrup 1 tbsp coconut oil Instructions Add all ingredients into…

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Turmeric – Is it Really a Miracle Spice?

Turmeric is a rhizome that grows under the ground like ginger. It has a rich, bright orange color and is used in many foods. Originally used in Southeast Asia, it’s a vital component for traditional curries. You can find dried powdered turmeric in the spice aisle of just about any grocery store. Sometimes they carry…

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What to Avoid if You Get Migraines?

Migraine headaches can be terrible. The pain, vision problems, nausea, etc. can be debilitating; especially if they stick around for hours or even days. Migraines affect about 15% of adults, so they’re fairly common. And, while the exact cause is not known, there are lots of known triggers. Many foods and drinks are common triggers…

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Protein – How Much is Enough?

Protein is not just for great skin, hair, and nails; it’s critical for health. Without it, you wouldn’t be able to repair damage, digest food, fight infections, build muscle and bone, create hormones, and even think and have good moods. Not to mention protein’s great benefits for metabolism boosting, satiety (feeling full after a meal),…

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Crave Sugar? – 7 Simple Things You Should Do

Curbing your sugar cravings may be challenging, but it doesn’t have to be a self-depriving experience. The following are simple tips that will help you control your cravings once and for all: Never Eat a Carbs Alone. Fat and protein help slow the digestion of carbs in addition to sending our brain a hormonal message…

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