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A Guide to Buying Sweeteners

From maple syrup to stevia to raw cane sugar, there are a wide variety of sweeteners out there that may have you questioning what’s best and where to use them. Most sweeteners are made with sugar – a simple carb that is quickly converted into energy and known for giving a quick boost of energy followed by a crash that often leads us seeking out another quick energy source.  Read More

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What are your cravings really trying to tell you?

Chocolate, sugar, chips, bread, crackers, French fries, ice cream, cheese – we all have had some sort of cravings at some point of life... In order to deal with your cravings, it is important to understand them – it is important to understand that craving is a message that our body tries to send us for something that we need. It is important to deconstruct your cravings in order to deal with them. Read More

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Soothing a Sunburn Naturally

The benefits of the sun stretch far and wide – sun exposure is essential not only for vitamin D production but also for hormonal balancing, mood improvement, and even a strong immune system. Read More

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Why you should put yourself first?

Importance of self-care in maintaining healthy relationship with yourself and those around you. Read More

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What Are Fiddlehead Ferns?

This month, you may start to notice fiddleheads at the farmers’ market. As the name suggests, these green veggies have a curled shape that resembles the top of a fiddle or violin. They are a good source of iron and fiber and make for a striking vegetable dish. Fiddleheads are also an excellent source of vitamins A and C. Read More

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Spring cleaning continues in your bathroom - Think twice when buying your next batch of personal care products…

Why you should cut back on conventional beauty products? Which substances sit in your deodorant? Which products are the most harmful for us? Read More

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How Sitting Can Affect Health

If you work a 9-to-5 job, chances are much of your day is spent sitting – whether during your commute, at your desk, or in meetings. But recent research has highlighted that long periods of sitting can be bad for your health. Read More

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Mindfulness and Heart Health

Have you ever been so engaged in something that you love to do that you completely lose track of time? You were so present and attentive to a creative activity that everything else seemed to just fade away. In those moments of authentic joy, you experienced mindfulness. Read More

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How to Take a Technology Detox

There are many benefits to using technology – traveling around the world, connecting with loved ones, learning in the classroom, and even saving lives in hospitals! However, like anything else, technology can be overused and even abused. Read More

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Spring cleaning in and out

Welcome Spring!!! We’ve missed you… Days are finally getting longer and the food choices in the fresh fruits and vegetables aisles are getting more colorful giving us more choice to nourish our soul and body. I'll introduce you to five easy tips to welcome spring in your life. Read More

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