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Phytic Acid, The Mineral Reducer

By Amanda Love | Nov 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Do you soak or sprout your nuts, seeds, grains and legumes? Is it to help improve their digestibility? To help increase their nutrition? Perhaps, it’s to reduce phytic acid? Phytic acid is naturally present in most nuts, seeds, grains and legumes; it is the plant’s storage form of the mineral phosphorus and is used as…

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Mindfulness and Meditation…Do They Really Work?

By Amanda Love | Nov 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Well…yes, they do really work. The fact is, science shows definite health benefits for people who use mindfulness and meditation. Before we dive in, let’s just make sure we’re on the same page when we say “mindfulness” and “meditation.” “Meditation” is the ancient practice of connecting the body and mind to become more self-aware and…

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Heartburn – Can I Help it with Foods and Lifestyle?

By Amanda Love | Nov 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

The odds are that you or someone you know experiences heartburn. Around half of North American adults experience it at least once per month. Somewhere between 10-20% have it at least once per week!Heartburn, also known as reflux, occurs when the strong acid in your stomach creeps up into your esophagus. It can feel like…

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Pumpkin Recipe of the Day: Pumpkin Overnight Oats

By Amanda Love | Oct 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

•1/2 cup pumpkin puree •1/2 cup Greek yogurt or non-dairy alternative •1/3 cup old-fashioned oats •1/2 teaspoon cinnamon •1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice Put all ingredients in mason jar, stir and cover. Refrigerate overnight. Top with toppings of your choice. Pumpkin Health Benefit #5 Keeps your immune system strong. We’ve all heard of vitamin C…

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The Real Deal About Artificial Flavours

By Amanda Love | Oct 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Let me ask you this: Have you looked at the ingredients on a food label lately? How about a “processed” food label; like famous brands of cookies, cereals, or junk snack foods? Do you have those ingredients in your house? Do you even know what all of those ingredients are? There are a ton of…

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