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Great Tips for Healthy Living

Be a Liver-Lover this 2020!

Ahhh, your liver. This crucial organ often gets the run-around in January as people proudly declare: Time for a Detox! Your liver is so important - it is in charge of removing toxins from the body, producing bile and performing essential metabolic functions. An overworked liver can represent a... Continue Reading

Matcha Mornings

We have heard time and time again about the antioxidant value and health benefits of green tea. But what about matcha green tea? The process of making matcha involves finely grinding green tea leaves into a powder, which you then whisk or blend into a hot liquid. Ingesting the full leaf instead of... Continue Reading

Spring Clean Up

If you are like me, spring comes along and you find that impulse to shake off the dust from your belongings, your environment and in your body! Here’s some no fuss tips on doing the spring clean up … which are for the most part free!! Drink water. Almost all your metabolic processes require... Continue Reading

Goldilocks Golden Beets

Beets are one of my favorite vegetables. They are sweet, full of fiber and lots of vitamin C! To top it off, the greens are full of nutrients too! I always make a salad with the greens. No wasting here! Ingredients: 6 or 8 golden beets, sliced thin Oyster mushrooms 1 onion, sliced 3 cloves... Continue Reading

Love Your Lungs with Nebulized Glutathione

Nebulized Glutathione Glutathione (GSH) is a very important antioxidant in the human body, helping to fight oxidation. When oxidation balance outweighs antioxidant stress, disease and poor health can manifest. Dr. Mark Hyman, MD calls it "the mother of all anti- oxidants, the master detoxifier and... Continue Reading

Paleo Coconut Pancakes

Paleo Coconut Pancakes Ingredients: 1/4 cup coconut flour (possibly more) 1/8 tsp baking soda Pinch of salt 1/3 - 1/4 cup coconut milk (or milk of your choice) 2 tbsp coconut oil 3 eggs 1-2 tbsp honey or maple syrup 1/2 tsp vanilla extract Butter for frying Method: Mix the dry... Continue Reading

Just a snack

Sometimes I crave a snack that I can sip on, has a little bit of sweetness and is light. So I’ll make a smoothie sans protein powder since I don’t like how smoothies with protein powder taste if they are consumed immediately after making. I’ll keep this little snack in the fridge at work and... Continue Reading

Dietary fat – the good the bad and the ugly

Dietary fats are one of the key nutrients in our diet. They provide essential nutrients such as fat soluble vitamins. Fats are also infamous for the amount of calories they contain. Unfortunately, not all fats are created equal and choosing the right types is essential for health. The... Continue Reading

Five way to support your Liver during the holidays

It is well established that alcohol is tough on the liver. It is also well established that many people drink larger quantities of alcohol during the holiday season. The liver must break down alcohol to help the body metabolize and excrete it, so we know it's working extra hard during these times... Continue Reading

Vital Smoothie!

Need to make sure you’re getting your vitamin C? Supporting your detoxification pathways? Keeping up your hydration? Do all of this with this busy smoothie as you fend off allergies, cold and flues in the beautiful weather this spring! How? Blend your fruits / veggies and herbs and take it in as... Continue Reading