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Chlorophyll: Noticable Blood Benefits

Chlorophyll is a little gem I discovered on a health blog years ago and I have been taking it ever since! The simple way to explain what chlorophyll is: the pigmentation in plants and algae. It's what makes plants green and what allows plants to absorb energy from light.  So naturally this can be found in food. However, with a small amount in our food - our digestive system doesn't allow for as much absorption to achieve noticeable benefits. I don't often recommend supplements over food, but this is one of those things I take on a daily basis that I believe have made a huge impact on my health! When it comes to supplements I like to get as...

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3 Delicious Herbs to Consume to Combat Sickness

With the holidays around the corner, stress and crazy schedules - its vital to take control of our health. With a few simple ingredients added to your regimen, you can add tremendous defense against sickness! Here are a few of my favorites. Rosemary Rosemary contains: Vitamin A, C, B6 as well as magnesium, calcium, iron, copper, and manganese  Use: Can Help Prevent Allergies and Nasal Congestion   This substance has been shown to suppress allergic responses and nasal congestion. The number of immune cells in nasal mucus also decreased, with reduced congestion. Rosemary also prevents fluid buildup in the lungs, and prevents the phlegm and mucus from the respiratory system Garlic Throughout ancient history, garlic has been known as the...

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Chia seeds: you need these!

Hey everyone! As many of you know, I’m HUGE on eating your vitamins and chia seeds are one of my favorite ways to do just that. Chia is a low growing herb, actually a part of the mint family, and it consists of an amazing list of health benefits, rich in all the essentials! protein omega-3 fatty acids =  α -linolenic acid (ALA) antioxidants – ferulic acid, caffeic acid, quercetin  fiber – 100g of chia seeds provide over 90% of daily recommended fiber vitamins – niacin, riboflavin, thiamin, folic acid minerals – Calcium, phosphorous, iron, manganese, and magnesium   A few tablespoons of chia a day provides enough recommended levels of phenolic anti-oxidants, minerals and vitamins. Ways to add it...

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Eat your vitamins: Bee Pollen

Bee pollen is a great way to intake your vitamins from a natural source. I take a teaspoon every morning with breakfast. Bee Pollen is stored inside honeycomb hives by the worker bees. You can find it refrigerated or unrefrigerated at most health food stores (I recommend refrigerated). Taste: It has a slightly sweet but bitter taste, nothing unbearable. When taken, it has been shown to immediately destroy dangerous bacteria that cause infection and it has also been proven to prevent the growth of cancer cells. It is regarded by many as a highly nutritious and complete food — it contains a rich supply of the B-complex vitamins and folic acid, vitamins A, C, E, carotenoids, amino acids, some essential...

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5 ways to change up your protein shake

You have that container of protein you’ve been working on for the last month.. It’s still yummy, but you’re kind of tired of the taste. How can you add to the flavor other then the regular milk and protein? When I add ingredients to my food, I’m always thinking of adding value to my body. A lot of people get stuck in the idea of just counting calories but what are you eating and how is it ACTUALLY helping your body?  Food is a natural remedy for most sickness and health issues we have. But we have to think of food as fuel and our source of staying healthy.  These ingredients I try to add at least once a week...

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