December 7, 2016
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Superfood Spotlight: Turmeric

The first time I heard about turmeric as a health supplement was after I tried many traditional methods to get some pain relief. I used to have a lot of back pain in my shoulders from being on the computer all the time. I worked out, and that helped some, […]
October 19, 2016
Cacao and its many benefits

Superfood Spotlight: Cacao

What exactly is cacao? Cacao is actually a tree that produces beans. Powder is formed from the beans and is raw, and therefore is the purest chocolate you can get. You can find it in powder form, nibs, or bars. It has many healthy qualities and lets you eat chocolate without […]
April 2, 2016
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Superfood Spotlight: Bee Pollen

Have you tried bee pollen? Have you even heard about it? When I first started this healthy lifestyle journey, I was very surprised to find out that bee pollen is very good for you. I was reading a clean eating book, and the author put bee pollen on her oatmeal. […]
March 4, 2016
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Superfood Spotlight: Ghee

I was introduced to ghee through a blog post when I was learning about the Paleo lifestyle. Since dairy isn’t allowed, and coconut oil can only go so far when you want that buttery taste, ghee seemed like a reasonable substitution. However, I wasn’t prepared to really like it. It […]
February 19, 2016
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Superfood Spotlight: Spirulina Why You Should Be Taking Nature's Multivitamin

Spirulina is a blue-green microalgae that grows in warm, fresh water lakes. It the most nutrient-dense food there is. Spirulina contains high levels of protein, as well as 18 amino acids. It also has beta-carotene, B12, iron, calcium, magnesium and high levels of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), as well as over 100 other vitamins […]