No matter the season, these delicious milkshakes provide a healthier indulgence to satisfy your sweet tooth without breaking a sweat in the kitchen.
Naturally sweet and packed with nutrients, these shakes are free of fattening refined sugars, artificial sweeteners, manmade fats and common allergens (gluten, dairy, soy, and eggs) found in most processed desserts. The ingredients used are mostly raw and unrefined to preserve nutrients that support overall health. Try one of these easy-to-prepare options and you’ll be savoring each sip in no time!
Cherries are a nutrient-dense fruit and provide a healthier sweet-tooth-satisfying alternative to processed treats.
Cherries are relatively low in sugar and high in antioxidants, potassium, quercetin, melatonin, fiber, and vitamin C. The nutrients in cherries help fight cancer, cool inflammation, decrease post-workout pain, reduce the risk of gout, decrease body fat, support heart health, reduce type 2 diabetes, reduce jet lag, and promote restful sleep.
Beat the heat and feel your best with these delicious and doable tips for having a healthy and fun-filled summer!
With seasonal heat, summer vacations and various outdoor activities, it’s no wonder so many people struggle to stay healthy during warmer weather.
Jam-packed with nutrients, blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, other berries, and cherries are the best options when it comes to sweet fruits as they’re relatively low in sugar and high in antioxidants.
In fact, berries are one of the body's greatest allies in the fight against inflammation, aging and illness. In addition to fiber and vitamin C, the antioxidants in berries support weight loss, blood sugar levels, brain function, heart health, eye health, skin health, digestion, detoxification, and the nervous system.
Whether vacationing at the beach, hiking with friends or walking the dog, you’ll want to know how you can soak up enough sun to get a healthy dose of vitamin D, without burning or damaging your skin.
There’s no need to shun the sun or cover yourself with sunblock from head to toe every time you leave the house. In fact, it’s better that you don’t. About one-fourth of Americans have borderline low levels of vitamin D. By learning these sun smart tips, you can benefit your body and get a peachy golden tan.
Famed for their delicious taste and creamy texture, most people don’t realize just how beneficial avocados can be for helping you achieve that summer beach body.
In fact, avocados are among the most nutrient-dense fruits, providing an excellent source of vitamin E, B vitamins, fiber, and potassium. Bananas are often praised for having a high potassium content, but one avocado actually contains three times more potassium than two bananas! For an excellent electrolyte replacement, enjoy an avocado sprinkled with sea salt.
Whether you’re a chocolate lover or looking for a healthier dessert alternative, these melt-in-your mouth, no-bake treats are sure to satisfy your senses without sabotaging your health or weight loss goals.
Unlike your typical desserts, these raw treats are rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, enzymes, and fiber. Made from whole food ingredients, there’s absolutely no refined sugars, trans fats or chemical concoctions in these homemade goodies. In addition, the healthy fats from the nuts and shredded coconut help prevent overeating and stabilize blood sugar levels.
Salt has gotten a bad reputation, but the truth is that not all salt is harmful to your health.
Similar to every other area of nutrition, quality is crucial. The common table salt in most processed products, restaurant meals, and at-home salt shakers is poor quality and should be avoided as much as possible.
Toxins wreak havoc on your body, your health, and the environment.
Toxins come from air, water, food, beauty and hygiene products, and environmental chemicals. These endocrine disruptors can interfere with hormones and prevent your metabolism from running smoothly. Not only is it a good idea to ditch the processed, chemical-laden foods from your diet, but you also want to remove as many toxic sources from your home as possible.
Whether you’re suffering from weight gain, fatigue, headaches, allergies, asthma, digestive problems, skin issues, or even recovering from cancer, these 10 Healthier Home Products will greatly help reduce your toxic load.
In addition to eating a healthy, organic daily diet, reducing the amount of toxins you’re exposed to in your environment will naturally support weight loss and improve your overall health.
You’ve probably detoxed your body, but have you ever detoxed your environment?
Although detoxing your body is essential for overall health, it’s difficult to make progress if you don’t identify and address toxins at the source. Unfortunately, most living and work environments today are full of toxins.
Reducing your exposure to toxins and supporting your body’s detox processes is crucial for overall health.
We live in an increasingly toxic world. The average person has over 700 environmental chemicals in his/her body today. Newborn babies average over 287 known toxins at birth. These shocking amounts of toxins have a devastating impact on health as shown with the skyrocketing rates of disease, especially cancer.
Drinking a cup of warm water with lemon juice upon waking is a delicious and doable addition to your morning routine.
This small task sets you up for a healthy day by hydrating your body with a super alkaline source of vitamin C, antioxidants, fiber, and electrolytes that support immunity, detoxification, digestion, and weight loss.
Set up for health and fat loss success by creating a healthier kitchen. Make it easy to eat better by getting rid of unhealthy temptations and stocking up on healthy foods.
There’s an abundance of toxic ingredients found in processed products, such as artificial ingredients and junk you can’t pronounce. These toxins contribute to a long list of health problems including weight gain, hormone imbalances, behavioral issues, and cancer.
Ditch processed products to naturally eliminate most of these harmful ingredients.
Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water. With approximately 70 percent of your body, 75 percent of your brain, and 80 percent of your blood consisting of this essential element, it’s no surprise that water should be your main beverage of choice.
Are you trying to eat healthier, but lack the time to prepare homemade meals?
The Instant Pot makes life easier, more delicious and more nutritious!
Are you wasting money on supplements that do more harm than good?
Most supplements don’t work. They’re made from poor quality ingredients and are poorly absorbed. Learn how to buy and take supplements to save money, and get better health and fat loss results.
The easiest nutrition improvement you can make now is to eat more mindfully.
Even without changing the foods you eat, this simple tip will have a big impact on your health and fat loss goals. When you improve how you eat, you’ll naturally improve what you eat.
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Wellness Coach, Functional Diagnostic Nutrition® Practitioner,