CBD Oil— Benefits + 5 Criteria for Choosing the Best Brands & Products

Cannabidiol (CBD) is all the rage right now, and for good reason. Numerous scientific studies reveal hemp’s potential positive effects on migraines, sleep problems, joint pain, anxiety, depression, autoimmune diseases and more. Unfortunately, the vast majority of information out there is not only misleading, but inaccurate. Similar to supplements, my goal in writing this post is simply to provide information based on scientific research to equip you with the right knowledgeable to pick and choose a quality CBD oil for you and your family.

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The Best Functional Medicine Detox Options + 10 Tips for Detoxing Daily

Detoxification as one of the biggest changes that people need to make. Too many people are counting calories and not enough are counting chemicals. A quality detoxification protocol supports the liver in facilitating the pathways involved in the processing and excretion of toxins. Most people experience an increased sense of wellbeing, improvement in pain and fatigue levels, enhanced cognitive function and moods, more effective sleep and wake cycles and weight loss when completing a functional medicine detox protocol. From beginner to advanced, these are some of the best detox programs and plans to help get you on your way towards a healthier lifestyle.

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How to Start Your Own Health Business Online with 10 Simple Steps

You’re ready to make your education or passion a business online, but not sure to where to start?! Don’t worry, this post has you covered! Here are 10 simple steps for how to start your own health business online!

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10 Product Alternatives for a Toxin Free Home

With health issues such as asthma, leukemia in children and ADHD increasing by more than 50 percent over the past 45 years, one could certainly make the argument that there is a connection between all those unregulated chemicals and the decline of our country's overall health and wellness. I’ve gathered up 10 Product Alternatives for a Toxin Free Home in order to help you create a healthy living environment for you and your family.

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10 Steps to Balance Hormones Naturally to Lose Weight & Transform Your Life (part 3-3)

Do any of these sound like you? Rapid weight gain, bloating, puffiness, low libido, can’t lose weight, moody, irritable, depressed, low self-confidence, fatigued, tired, need caffeine, brain fog, acne, skin rash, brittle hair and nails. These are just a few signs and symptoms that something is going on inside the body. The cause of it all- an imbalance of hormones. I’m wrapping up this 3 part series by outlining how to balance your hormones naturally to finally lose weight and transform your life.

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Hawaiian Sliders (Paleo, Whole 30)

Hawaiian Sliders that are Whole 30 approved, paleo, quick, delicious, and easy, even for the novice chef! These burgers have the best notes of sweetness and spice that the entire family will love! This is a sneak peak recipe into my meal prep guide launching in October!

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Thinking of Detoxing? Make Sure You Address 5 Things First!

Most people look for a quick fix detox program to flush toxins out of the body. Most detox programs are typically useless, and unless the foundations are addressed first, the process of detoxification can be rather risky and cause more problems then there were to begin with. Before starting a detoxification protocol, make sure you address these 5 things first!

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Parasites— How I Got Rid of them Naturally with this 12 Week Cleanse and Protocol

Like many health issues, the signs and symptoms of being infected with a parasite can mimic other illnesses or health issues such as IBS, blood sugar disregulation, SIBO, candida, adrenal fatigue, thyroid disorders, etc. Research reveals that 99.9% of Americans actually have parasites and some live asymptomatic. After picking up a parasite, I followed this 12 week protocol including herbs such as black walnut, wormwood, clove, and mimosa pudica, specific foods like pumpkin seeds, and coffee enemas, to get rid of the parasites for good and regain your health.

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How to Eat & Exercise for Your Dosha & Body Type (Part 2-3)

Have you ever found yourself searching for information or an answer regarding which amounts or the types of food and exercises that are best based on (insert goal here)? In part 1, you learned how and why overtraining and undereating is not in fact the key to reaching your health and wellness goals. In this post, I discuss the best types and amounts of foods and exercise for you, based on your body type, genetics, dosha and goals.

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Top 10 Healthy Casual Dallas Restaurants

If you're a local foodie or health conscious traveler, these Top 10 Healthy Casual Dallas Restaurants will not leave you disappointed. As a Nutritionist, I wanted to find the most nutritious food spots that still tasted amazing. I narrowed it down based on personal experiences, recommendations from fellow foodie friends and whether or not the restaurant offered sustainably sourced meat and/or seafood. If you're searching for a delicious, waist-loving breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, appetizer or cocktail, this list has you covered. In no particular order, here are my top 10 favorite places to grab a healthy bite in Dallas, Texas.

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How Overtraining + Under-Eating Causes Hormone Imbalance & Weight Gain (Part 1-3)

Society has told us for years that if we want to lose weight, we need to eat fewer calories and burn more of them through exercise. This type of lifestyle places an enormous stress on the body, creating numerous health problems and issues including but not limited to suppressed thyroid, slowed metabolism, hormone imbalance, amenorrhea (lost period), irregular cycle, dry skin, thinning hair and/or hair loss, constant feelings of fatigue and weakness. This is part 1 of a 3-part series and sheds light on how overtraining and lack of fuel causes a number of hormone imbalances and weight gain.

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The Charcoal Challenge- 30 Days to Clearer Skin

30 days to clearer skin! Are you up for the challenge? The Charcoal Challenge lasts 4 weeks and utilizes the power of activated charcoal to draw impurities out from the skin, rosewater to tone and balance pH, and soothing ingredients like coconut oil, aloe, geranium and green tea to gently moitsurize and protect against dryness.

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Seed Cycling Balls to Balance Hormones Naturally

Seed Cycling helps to balance hormones naturally and can alleviate symptoms such as PMS, acne, weight gain, mood swings, hot flashes, night sweats, lack of libido, thin hair, brittle nails, heavy, irregular or diminished menstruation, bloating, fatigue and infertility. This Seed Cycling Balls recipe provides you with the recommended daily dose of seeds to help get your hormones and cycle back in check.

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No-Bake SunButter Power Bites (Free of All Common Allergens)

Healthy, allergen friendly, No-Bake SunButter Power Bites, made with SunButter, old fashioned oats, unsweetened coconut, ground flaxseeds, chia seeds, dark chocolate chips, honey and dates. These bites are free from all the common allergens including dairy, eggs, gluten, soy, tree nuts, peanuts and soy, making them a great snack for the entire family.

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Why You Need Celery Juice In Your Life - Recipe (Without a Juicer), Benefits & My 1 Month Experience

Celery is one of the most powerful foods on the planet, offering amazing anti-inflammatory properties, vitamins and the capability of starving unproductive bacteria, yeast, mold, fungus, and viruses that are present in the body. Celery juice has been shown to purify blood, remove toxins, increase energy, lower blood pressure and cholesterol, help with migrains and skin problems and prevent cancer. Most notable, celery juice increases low hydrochloric acid (HCL) levels in the stomach, thereby healing digestive related issues. I made Medical Medium celery juice (without a juicer) and enjoyed it first thing in the morning everyday for 1 month and noted my experience. 

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