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Plant-Based Nutrition

11 Food-Prep Tips to Avoid Gas and Bloating on a Plant-Based Diet

Are You Embarrassed by Veggie Gas? Ok, I know gas and bloating aren’t the most delicate subjects. It’s embarrassing to have uncontrollable gas and bloating when you start a new plant-based diet.  Flatulence is a normal part of life. When you transition to a plant-based diet you may notice more bloating and tooting than normal

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CBD Oil

The Beginner’s Guide to Full-Spectrum All-Natural CBD Oil

A Quick Overview of CBD Oil All mammals have a natural built-in endocannabinoid system. CBD can support homeostasis and general well-being. CBD comes from the sister-plant to marijuana and it’s getting to be just as popular and sought after. CBD oil won’t get you high because it has less than 0.3 % THC in case

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Holistic Health Topics

Plant-Based Nutrition Primer

Why switch to a whole foods plant-based diet? WFPB is not just another diet; it’s is a way of eating that you can follow for your whole life. Eating an unprocessed diet high in fiber and nutrients is a sustainable long-term strategy that can keep you thin and healthy without having to struggle. You won’t

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Healthy weight loss

My Processed Food Addiction Story

At the age of 49, I was miserable with the direction my life was going! I wasn’t happy with the way I looked or felt. I hated my job, but I didn’t have the energy to do anything about it. I had battled depression, chronic fatigue, and fibromyalgia since my teens. It was time to

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Gut Health

Are Your Gut Bacteria Making You Fat?

This page may contain affiliate links. Read my full disclaimer For years I was being pushed around by microscopic bacteria that lived in my gut, but I didn’t know it! I used to have a craving for sweets every night after dinner, and sometimes during the day too. After a healthy lunch or dinner, I

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Holistic Health Topics

How to End a Weight Loss Plateau

What if there was a way to break through a weight-loss plateau and keep the weight off in a healthy way, without having to think about it all the time or work at it constantly? It’s exhausting and frustrating to have one diet after another fail or stall before you reach your destination. Especially when

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Healthy weight loss

How to Stop Junk Food Cravings and Lose Weight for Good

Processed food addiction isn’t considered a legitimate medical term yet. But food addiction is very real for those of us who can’t have just one of anything processed. Fast food companies know that food addiction is real and then spend billions every year on making their products more enticing. There have been few studies on

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Holistic Health Topics

11 Rock-Solid Secrets to Vaporize Brain Fog and Wake Up!

Brain fog is a generic term for that fuzzy out-of-it feeling that doesn’t seem to go away. Brain fog can be a symptom that something is out of balance with your body in one way or another. You may have trouble concentrating, have trouble thinking of the right word, or your memory is not what

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Gut Health

Are Psychobiotics too Good to be True?

Heal your gut, heal your brain Depression and other mood disorders are often linked with inflammation in the brain and other parts of the body, especially the gut. A Studie at Johns Hopkins found that people with irritable bowel syndrome and other gastrointestinal issues are more likely to have symptoms of depression. Psychobiotics is a

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Cultivating Happiness

Why I hate Transcendental Meditation and What to do Instead

This page may contain affiliate links. Read my full disclaimer The Transcendental Meditation movement was instrumental in bringing meditation into the mainstream back in the 1970s, but it’s not the only technique that works to relieve the symptoms of depression, anxiety, and stress. So maybe I don’t completely hate Transcendental Meditation. TM is exclusive but

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