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Salt: The delicious health-buster

Salt: The delicious health-buster

Yes, there are lots of different kinds of salt: pink, iodized, kosher, sea, etc. They come from salt mines in the ground, or from evaporating the water out of salt water. What they all have in common is that infamous mineral that I’m going to talk about below: sodium. In food, salt is used for […]

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Roasted Butternut Squash Smoothie – Vegan

Roasted Butternut Squash Smoothie – Vegan

I was recently shopping at one of my favorite grocery stores, Aldi, when I noticed the different types of fall squash. When the season changes and it starts to turn cooler, I began craving warming foods, like soups and stews. Aldi had acorn squash and butternut squash. Either one as a soup would have worked […]

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The Coconut Oil Craze – Should I Jump on the Bandwagon Too?

The Coconut Oil Craze – Should I Jump on the Bandwagon Too?

Yes, you should (end of post). But what exactly is it about coconut oil that makes it so healthy? And which type is best? Let’s dive into some of the fascinating research and find out. Coconut oil is a special kind of fat Coconut oil is fat and contains the same 9 calories per gram […]

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Vegan Chocolate Almond Fudge

Vegan Chocolate Almond Fudge

Food as Medicine Benefits Coconut oil – helps promote heart health and lower the risk of heart disease, treats UTI and kidney Infection and protects the liver, reduces inflammation and arthritis, and antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral. Cacao – mood improver, protects from heart disease, helps to prevent signs of premature aging, and boosts energy naturally Vegan Chocolate Almond Fudge […]

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Heartburn – Can I Help it with Foods and Lifestyle?

Heartburn – Can I Help it with Foods and Lifestyle?

The odds are that you or someone you know experiences heartburn. Around half of North American adults experience it at least once per month. Somewhere between 10-20% have it at least once per week! Heartburn, also known as reflux, occurs when the strong acid in your stomach creeps up into your esophagus. It can feel […]

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