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FALL IS HERE, and with fall comes PUMPKINS! You might be familiar with carving these big bright orange gems during the fall season into a multitude of decorative designs and faces, but what if I told you that THEY could carve YOU into a healthier version of yourself? Whether it’s Charlie Brown’s Great Pumpkin, a festive pumpkin pie, or a Starbucks Pumpkin Spiced Latte – Pumpkins...

The Scoop on Maca Maca is referred to as an adaptogenic plant** – a plant which increases the body’s resistance to psychological, physical and chemical stressors without over-influencing the body.  Researchers suggest* that Maca strengthens the body’s ability to not only maintain but regain a hormonal balance – or homeostasis – by stimulating the endocrine system. Maca plant sterols stimulate the hypothalamus, pituitary, adrenal and ovarian glands, which...

Turmeric has been referred to as the “spice of life” and has become quite the celebrity in the health world, landing many lead roles in our diets! But why? Probably because this powerful spice has at least 6000 years of documented history as a medicinal agent (*); making turmeric the “Yoda” of spices, filled with years of wisdom. For the last twenty years, scientists have been after...

Superfoods that are packed with nutrients can be an excellent addition to our diet to promote our overall nutrition, health and well-being! Most superfoods are rich in antioxidants which may prevent or delay the “wear and tear” and damage of cells in the body. Superfoods can also provide us with essential vitamins and minerals which can promote healthy cell function throughout the body as well...

Traveling is a major part of life for many whether it be for business, pleasure or a combination of both. Sometimes the change in schedule and food choices can lead to discomforts like fatigue, bloat or weight gain! Maintaining your healthy lifestyle while traveling can help you feel great while on your trip and once you get home. Be mindful of your eating While mindful eating and...

Could sleep deprivation be a reason why you aren’t losing weight? Many individuals focus on proper nutrition, exercise and stress reduction, but if you find that the scale isn’t moving or that the pounds are creeping up, you may need to evaluate your sleep habits! There is a growing body of research that suggests there is a link between lack of sleep and weight gain.  According...

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