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October 26, 2016

Even if you normally don’t like butternut squash soup, I dare you to try this. Let your taste buds be seduced. Thanks to the parsley, the pesto is subtle, so even if you’re not a pesto person, chances are you pesto-avoidance days are done. 

Butternut Squash So...

October 20, 2016

At this point we all know Gluten is the Devil, right? Look, I even capitalized the "G"in gluten as if this little protein is running for the election. But, is gluten as bad as Trump?  Let's take a look! 

A study in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry...

October 16, 2016

CocoN'Oatmeal aka Coconut Flour “Oat"meal

Perfect, grain-free, low carb, high-fiber, and ultra filling oatmeal alternative for cold fall mornings. Below are the on-the-go version and the traditional, slightly more involved version. Add your favorite nut butter, fruit, s...

October 11, 2016

Mastering the Sex-Appeal Meal, huh? Let's start with this jaw-dropper  from an article published in the Journal of American Physiological Association, which stated:

"Growing evidence shows that features we find attractive in members of the opposite sex signal important...

September 14, 2016

First off, what do I mean when I say "detoxification"?  Here is a quote to keep in mind while you read this post: 

"Genetics loads the Gun. Environment pulls the trigger" 

An article published in 2015 in the Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism deeply dives...

September 9, 2016

Ask someone if the they regularly crave sugar, and they will likely answer, "Yes". 

Over the last five years a plethora of research has been published on the negative impacts that the over-consumption of sugar can have on our bodies. Sure, this research is helpful in pi...

August 12, 2016

The adrenal glands are two tiny glands that crown the top of each kidney. These little glands should be your best friends because when they are nourished and taken care of, they will take care of you!

Adrenal glands secrete hormones, regulate metabolism, modulate s...

August 10, 2016

Over the last 10 years, we've learned a lot about the gut, and the microflora that reside there.

From it's roll in immune health, to the magnitude of the microflora that colonize it, to it's connection to our brain, and how it works hand in hand with neurological health...

I hear this question daily and it's worse than hearing "won't lifting make me bulky?", from women.

Who perpetuated this myth? Regardless, it's time to get it straight.  

Yes, eating a lot of protein will make you bulky IF you are ALSO eating a lot of fat and a lot of car...

See an attractive person on the street and watch the heads turn...

Before you roll your eyes and write me off as "a women who has good genetics" or who is obsessed with her looks keep reading. I can assure you, this is about more than what meets the eye.

A year ago toda...

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