Turn Health Challenges Into Life Gifts

If you’re like many people I meet, accepting your body (and any health issue) is rather difficult. The journey in releasing unneeded weight can feel painful and demoralizing when we’re constantly focusing on what’s wrong about ourselves. Let the process of weight loss be a spiritual journey that’s making you whole and complete. Your weight (or health issues) are a gift that are teaching you lessons you might otherwise not learn.  Here’s an example from my own life:  When I discovered that gluten was a serious issue for my health (because of Celiac, which created a wide-array of difficult symptoms for

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9 Reasons Your Body Wants Beets

Beets have been a treasured vegetable throughout history. In Roman times, beet greens were widely enjoyed, and the beetroot itself was reserved for medicinal purposes only. Fast forward to modern times. Beet greens are typically thrown away by consumers who are unaware of their rich nutritional values. Beet root is enjoyed most frequently in the form of sugar beet, which provides sugar to numerous processed foods. Unfortunately, sugar beet is nowhere close to medicinal when it’s consumed in sugary processed foods.

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Why is gluten making us sick?

If people have been eating wheat for thousands of years, how could it possibly be bad for us? Why is bread so addictive, making it feel hard to give up? How does gluten damage the body? In this podcast, Anne Buzzelli and I discuss the how roving gluten molecules go rogue on the body. Anne breaks down the complex biochemistry that causes us to feel addicted to wheat, and what we can do to overcome that addiction. She explains why gluten is one of the most inflammatory foods in the modern diet, causing great damage to our bodies.

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The Art Of Fermentation, Sandor Katz Interview (Transcript)

What is one food that can improve your immunity, increase your nutrient intake, strengthen your immune system, taste delicious, and connect you to traditions of our ancestors? If you haven’t yet been turned on to how fermented foods are a key essential to good health and delicious dining, this podcast interview is for you. We are honored that Sandor Ellix Katz, author of several books, including “The Art of Fermentation”, is the studio expert for this podcast, and will educate us about fermented foods. In this interview, expert Sandor Katz discusses how fermented foods . . . help us improve our

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The Art of Fermentation, Interview with Sandor Katz

What is one food that can improve your immunity, increase your nutrient and probiotics intake, strengthen your immune system, taste delicious, and connect you to traditions of our ancestors? Well, if you haven’t yet been turned on to how fermented foods are a key essential to good health, then this podcast interview is for you. Sandor Ellix Katz, author of several books, including “The Art of Fermentation”,

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7 Surprising Ways To Love Watermelon

You could be enjoying watermelon SO MUCH MORE than you probably do with it’s delightful versatility. Let me share with you what I’ve discovered about the very special ways that watermelon loves you! Here’s what I’ll cover: Outstanding health benefits Surprising ways to eat watermelon Watermelon RECIPES A home remedy to relieve itching from poison ivy or poison oak Historical and cultural heritage of watermelon Organic vs conventional watermelon – which should you purchase? Selecting and storing your watermelon You can listen to my podcast here. Watermelon’s health benefits, such as cancer-fighting power Watermelon can actually help lower your risk

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Sprouted Cilantro-Lime Hummus with Olive Oil

This scrumptious recipe is sure to send your taste buds sailing! Plus, I list the top nutritional benefits to each ingredient in the recipe. Garbanzos are more digestible, and arguably more nutritious, when sprouted and raw. I find that sprouted garbanzos don’t give me gas (TMI?) or tummy aches the way that canned garbanzos sometimes do. Personally, I love sprouted foods because they are enzymatically active and alive.

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