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Fasting

Water Fasting Journal Day One

Disclaimer: Do not fast if you have issues with a weak heart, medical conditions, or are on medications, and be sure you have supervision if you plan to go on a long fast. I am not a medical professional. This is my personal fasting journal. Please consult a medical professional before you fast. First day

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Healthy weight loss

Chef AJ’s Weight Loss on a Whole-Foods Plant-Base Diet

I have wanted to stay on a plant-based healthy diet and get off my processed vegetarian diet for a long time. I knew it would be better for my health and the environment. After learning about the concept of processed food addiction, I tried a lot of different programs to help me get free from processed

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Yoga

How to Use Tech and Tools to Get Out of a Yoga Rut

According to Destress Monday, over 37 million people have taken up yoga in America. The benefits of yoga are well-documented, from reducing anxiety and stress to strengthening your core, improving flexibility, and toning muscles. Yoga can also provide a deep sense of calm, peace, and happiness. But sometimes, yogis get in a rut and their

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CBD Oil

Can You Vape CBD Safely?

This page may contain affiliate links. Read my full disclaimer In this post, we will explore the risks and benefits of vaping CBD: CBD oil vaping safety Which CBD vape oils and pens are the safest Why you should avoid CBD liquids that contain vitamin E acetate, propylene glycol, polyethylene glycol, and other additives. The

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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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