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Category: Nutrition

Let’s talk supplements!

In today’s world, supplements are a necessary “evil” for most of us.  Many of today’s fruits and vegetables contain fewer amounts of vitamins and minerals than in years past. Due to soil erosion, overuse of pesticides, manufacturing chemicals leaching into our soil and current farming practices, our food is just not as nutrient-dense as it could be — or used...

The impact of too much vitamin D

There are clear benefits for having optimal levels of Vitamin D in the body. For instance, it: Primes and helps modulate the immune system; protecting against viruses, colds and respiratory infections Is responsible for pulling calcium from the GI tract and ensuring it gets to the bones Supports the tight gap junctions of the gut; protecting you against “leaky gut” and related symptoms...

What you need to know about oatmeal [Top tips for AMAZING oatmeal]

Baby, it’s cold out there!  And while I love smoothies and smoothie bowls with the best of them, when the temperature dips below 50, I need something warm for breakfast.  My go-to warm breakfast is always oatmeal! Eating a bowl of oatmeal each morning is the perfect way to start your day off on the right nutritional foot.  To be clear,...

4 ways to sneak exercise into everyday life!

If you haven’t already you may soon start making goals to exercise and get healthier in the New Year.  There’s something about the start of a brand new year that makes us believe things will automatically change and we’ll start to become new people on January 1st.  Not surprisingly most people fail to achieve their goals and the majority have forgotten their...