3 Powerful Reasons You Should Regularly Consume Green Vegetables

Yes, eating a wide range of vegetables is important in the receiving and maintaining of the necessary nutrients, vitamins, minerals and amino acids that plant based nutrition has to offer. But, while you’re eating all those amazing rainbow colored veggies, you always want to make sure that you are including lots of GREEN veggies to your dishes. Keep reading to find out 3 powerful reasons why.

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5 Foods That Lower and Stabilize Blood Sugar

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Keeping one’s blood sugar balanced is imperative to one’s health, weight and prevention of many dangerous health conditions. Chronically high blood sugar causes systemic inflammation and scarring of body tissues, substantially increasing one’s likelihood of developing diabetes, nerve damage, eye damage, heart disease and more, and goes hand-in-hand with weight gain and the inability to lose weight.

Keep reading to see which healthy foods work overtime to lower and keep your blood sugar levels stabilized for optimal health, wellbeing and healthy weight maintenance.

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Apple Cider Vinegar – One of the Most Powerful Health Tonics in Your Kitchen

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(article by John Summerly – PreventDisease.com)

The question is not what Apple Cider Vinegar can do, but what can’t it do. As a folk remedy, it has been credited with curing everything from the flu to warts or sunburn to dandruff. However, it also can help reverse many serious diseases that many would immediately turn to medications to solve. Here are 8 more reasons this powerful health tonic makes your kitchen your best pharmacy.

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How to Prevent Overeating During the Holidays

 

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While some people struggle with overeating all year round, overeating during the holiday season is something that just about everybody has to contend with. It’s far too easy to over-indulge on all those holiday treats that people bring into work, or over-consume from those holiday party buffet tables. The next thing you know, your pants and skirts are tight, or just won’t zip or button up anymore and you’re already making your usual New Year’s resolution to lose weight. Well, why not avoid the typical holiday weight gain this year and use the following tips to keep your weight in check and prevent the addition of excess pounds.

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3 Go-To Foods to Detox Your Liver During the Upcoming Holiday Season

 

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With the holiday season approaching us, this often means that a lot of our healthy eating habits can get sabotaged by holiday sweets; greasy foods (usually at holiday parties) and an over-indulgence of alcohol. To help offset the toxic effects of consuming these, I recommend the following 3 “go-to” foods be regularly incorporated in your diet.

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Resistant Starch and Weight Loss

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In today’s world you’ll find every type of diet promoted, and unfortunately, most of them demonize carbohydrates. While ANY and ALL junk food-related carbs should be avoided or minimally eaten, your body could not function without a minimal amount of healthy carbohydrates. That being said, there is a unique class of carbohydrates called “resistant starch” that includes many healthy and delicious carbohydrate food selections, PLUS, they have the added bonus of boosting metabolism and supporting healthy weight loss.

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Flavored Water Recipes

Flavored Water Recipes

Water should always be your most consumed beverage. In fact, for optimal health, weight maintenance and disease prevention, you should aim to drink 1/2 of your body weight in water each and every day. Now, so many people tell me that they don’t like to drink water because it has no flavor, and typically this is from people who’s taste buds have been corrupted by sugar and chemical additives from eating fast and processed foods. The cleaner your diet, the more you will truly enjoy a refreshing glass of plain water.

Now, that being said, flavoring water NATURALLY is easy and can impart your water with a wealth of nutrients from the fresh fruits, fresh veggies and fresh herbs that you infuse your water with. Naturally flavored waters are especially refreshing during the warm summer months, but can certainly be enjoyed any time of the year. And, if you’re trying to lose weight and / or cellulite, these easy flavored water recipes should definitely be your go-to beverage to assist your body with waste and toxin removal.

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Why You Should Detox Your Body Regularly

 

 

Why you should detox your body regularly

In days past, the word detox only referred to drug or alcohol detoxification. However, in today’s world, to detox means to cleanse and purge your body of stored toxins, including environmental pollutants, chemical and drug residues to help restore the natural balance of your body and bring balance back into your life. Cleansing and detoxing your body by eating a whole foods diet is the simplest and most successful way to not only achieve whole body cleansing, but it’s also a user-friendly method, cost effective method and long-term method for both obtaining and maintaining a cleansed, slim and healthy body.

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50 Reasons Why Every Household Should be Using Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil Health Benefits

Unrefined, organic coconut oil is one food staple I passionately believe everyone should always have on hand. Coconut oil can readily be used in just about any recipe, has extraordinary medicinal and nutritional properties, and can be easily used topically for many applications as well as taken internally, whether in your food dishes or just by spoonful. Keep reading to see just how expansive the health and beauty benefits are of unrefined, organic coconut oil.

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Why You Should Drink Half Your Body Weight In Water Every Day

 

Drink Half Your Body Weight in Water

In addition to eating a nature-made, plant-based diet for optimal health and wellbeing, unless you have kidney disease, you should be drinking half your body weight in pure filtered water each and every day, and even more if you live in a hot climate like I do, here in Phoenix, Arizona. This often overlooked and undervalued aspect of being properly hydrated can have lasting and significant negative effects on one’s health. In fact, even as little as 2% dehydration can cause negative reactions in your body.

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