Coconut Papaya Smoothie

Coconut Papaya Smoothie

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I’m kind of on a papaya kick, if you haven’t noticed. Last week I shared my take on a Vegan Papaya Salad (seriously, so good). Last summer I shared my Tropical Papaya Boats (hello fruity dessert heaven). And this week, a papaya smoothie! For not being my #1...

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9 Facts That Will Change How You Think About Protein

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9 Facts That Will Change How You Think About Protein Protein is all the rage right now—there are hundreds of versions of a clean, lean, low-carb diet—it seems to be the one thing that every nutritional expert can support. According to the United States Department of...

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Power Foods for Better Health

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 * Broccoli Fights Cancer Even Better with Spice  * We’ve all heard about broccoli’s amazing properties for fighting cancer. Now a new study from the University of Illinois shows that broccoli’s cancer-fighting power can be enhanced by pairing the vegetable with spicy foods like mustard, horseradish, watercress, arugula,...

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How I learned to make dairy-free, anxiety-easing, gut-saving smoothies

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How I learned to make dairy-free, anxiety-easing, gut-saving smoothies * People who get to know me now find it difficult to imagine that I was not always joyfully dancing West African dance and singing rhythm and blues, but only two years ago I ended a decade of...

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Ancient Superfood Spotlight: Tigernuts

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* * Ancient Superfood Spotlight: Tigernuts * This tiny root veggie is believed to make up 80% of our paleo ancestors’ diet and was even found in the tombs of the ancient Egyptians. It’s slowly making it’s way back into the superfood spotlight. I often look to ancient cultures to...

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5 Easy Tips to Improve Your Workout

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By:  Michael De Medeiros 5 Easy Tips to Improve Your Workout You’ve been diligent. You’ve counted calories, carbs, grams of fat and protein—even bites. You’ve also been a regular at the gym. You’ve been doing everything right but when you look in the mirror or step...

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Why You Should Be Eating Ancient Grains

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  Why You Should Be Eating Ancient Grains Kamut, farro, spelt, quinoa, millet, barley, amaranth—this isn’t a magical incantation. Or maybe it is. The words are names for ancient grains, whole grains that have been around for centuries. For centuries, whole was how we ate grain, too....

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Great Foresight

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Great Foresight A carrot grower's CEO fights the good (food) fight. ➽ We’re all born with a craving for fats and sugars. They come packed with the excess calories we clamor for at the biological level—after all, winter’s coming. Colorful packaging and taco tie-ins aside, junk food...

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Eating Spicy Food May Help you Live Longer

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I’ve heard a rumor that you can actually train your body to like spicy foods, even if you prefer mild on the regular. The trick is to place small shakes of cayenne or chili pepper onto unassuming food (just a bit so it’s not overwhelming)....

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What You Should Know about Himalayan Sea Salt

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What You Should Know about Himalayan Sea Salt   Oh how I jumped for joy when I heard the news that there was, in fact, a salt that was good for my health. But wait. Isn’t salt a huge no no? A dietary poison of sorts, contributing to cardiovascular...

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The Fuel of Good Decision Making

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Illustration Credit: Swing by Ryan Peltier The Fuel of Good Decision Making In 2011, Shai Danziger, PhD, a cognitive neuroscientist at Tel Aviv University School of Management, and his colleagues published a groundbreaking paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that gave new insight...

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Childhood Obesity

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[caption id="attachment_8861" align="alignright" width="535"] A Look At The Short And Long Term Effects Of Childhood Obesity[/caption] A Look At The Short And Long Term Effects Of Childhood Obesity Most parents are not overly concerned about their young children being overweight. They tend to dismiss it as "puppy...

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Gluten-Free Is Danger-Free!

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Is one of your family members infected with celiac disease or any gluten intolerance? Are you fond of eating foods rich in gluten protein? If both stands are affirmative, then there has got to be a way to avoid cross-contamination. Cross-contamination happens when your gluten-containing...

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How Food Affects Your Stress Levels—Both Good and Bad

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How Food Affects Your Stress Levels—Both Good and Bad If you fuel your body with nutritious, vibrant foods, it’s better equipped to rally in your defense. We know that what we eat matters when it comes to weight management, physical energy and our longevity. But did you...

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The Surprising Benefits of Raw Chocolate

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The Surprising Benefits of Raw Chocolate Chocolate is often seen as an indulgence, a naughty little treat that always leaves us feeling a bit guilty after we've taken the last bite, but is it really such a bad thing? Actually, chocolate isn't half as unhealthy as you...

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Healthy Summer Recipe

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[embed]https://vimeo.com/97365357[/embed] Healthy Summer Recipe: Raw Carrot Ginger Soup   As temperatures heat up, it's a great time to cool down the body and give your digestive system a rest by adopting a more raw diet. Despite the proven benefits of eating "uncooked" food which keeps health-boosting enzymes still...

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Struggling with Food Cravings?

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Struggling with Food Cravings? Mindfulness Can Help   Do you struggle with intense food cravings? If so, you understand that powerless feeling—when the craving takes control and you begin to feel like a passenger in Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride. But take heart, many people are finding new...

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Protect Your Heart with Purpose

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[yframe url='https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCZnan5rtRA']       A Strong Sense of Purpose May Protect Your Heart In just a few decades, our understanding of the mind and body has risen dramatically. Topics that were rarely talked about in the 90s — omega 3’s, probiotics, and how the gut is...

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Holistic Approach to Weight Management

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ZEN BODI™ Holistic Approach to Weight Management [yframe url='https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SFu56W1AeIg'] [caption id="attachment_8263" align="alignleft" width="62"] Zen Bodi[/caption] [ctt tweet=""Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs."" coverup="2c81n"]...

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