You knew there was a bit of an over-emphasis (borderlining obsession) about cholesterol, right? Before we jump into some myths let’s make sure we’re on the same page when it comes to what exactly cholesterol is. Myth #1: “Cholesterol” is cholesterol It is a soft, waxy substance that is found not only in your bloodstream,…

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Source: Amie Valpone

This careful recipe, adopted from Amie Valpone – The Healthy Apple,  is tasty, and it’s filled with plenty of antioxidants and healthy fats. Enjoy! Serves: 4 Ready in: 15 minutes· 1 large butternut squash· 2 tablespoons melted coconut oil· Sea salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste· 2 cups finely chopped Swiss chard· 2 cups…

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Are willpower and self-control the real solution to low energy and high weight? Maybe not. It might actually be your (powerful) hormones.And I am not just talking about sex hormones here; I am referring to  the hormones that directly affect your blood sugar, metabolism,and appetite. Things that actually control your energy and weight. Let’s go…

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If you often feel hungry, you are not alone! There are many reasons to feel hungry. Of course, the most obvious one is that you are actually physically hungry. Perhaps your stomach is empty, your blood sugar has dropped, and your hunger hormones are having a party. But other times, the hunger may not be…

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Smoothies are great for breakfast, and this Raspberries Lemon Smoothie features a healthy blend of cauliflower, refreshing lemon, Vegan protein powder and high protein hemp seeds that makes it perfect for your first meal of the day. It’s healthy, refreshing, and perfect for the summertime! 1 cup Frozen Cauliflower1 cup Frozen Raspberries 1 Lemon (juiced)…

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This delicious recipe is easy to make, healthy, low carb, paleo, gluten-free, and vegan-friendly. You can Enjoy the Cauliflower Steaks on their own as a meal or you can have it as a side with a protein dish. You may have this on “repeat” all summer. Ingredients 1/2 cup Red Wine Vinegar 1 cup Cilantro…

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Yes, I’m serious! (And don’t you sometimes wonder anyway?) You already know that your poop can reflect your physical, and sometimes even emotional, health. You may get constipation or have diarrhea when you eat something that “doesn’t agree with you,” or when you’re super-nervous about something. And what about fiber and water? If you’re not…

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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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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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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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