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Paleo Banana Snickerdoodles

If you’ve been following the Paleo diet trend, you’ve probably come across recipes that incorporate bananas into various baked goods. Recently, I decided to conduct a little experiment and research to determine whether bananas, which are often viewed skeptically due to their perceived high sugar content, are worth the hype. First, let’s look at their […]

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Welcome to our comprehensive guide to fats and oils! This guide aims to provide you with valuable insights into the different types of fats and oils available, their sources, and how to make informed decisions about incorporating them into your diet. Fats and oils are more than just macronutrients; they are essential for overall health […]

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Fiber fundamentals in Functional Nutrition Let’s talk about fiber! While fiber is not a macronutrient like Fat or Protein (the other two components of our core Fat/Fiber/Protein principle for health and healing), it is critical for full body systems health and balance. In fact, it’s a key factor supporting our Non-Negotiable Trifecta of Sleep, Poop, […]

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Understanding the link between stress and digestion If you’ve ever experienced the sensation of butterflies in your stomach, you’re familiar with the connection between acute stress and short-term digestive sensations. And yet chronic stress can have a profound impact on your overall digestive health. Chronic stressors that affect digestion can take many forms, like systemic […]

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For a local foodie like me, summer is a true delight. The farmer’s markets are overflowing with colorful abundance and the berry bushes in my backyard are alive with color. Having fresh beautiful produce makes it easy to load up on nutrients without going very far, but let’s face it, summer isn’t always all fun […]

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This Sugar-Free Banana nice cream is a refreshing vegan treat for anyone looking for a healthy, whole-food alternative to store bought ice cream. Why else do we love it? It’s free of artificial ingredients and takes just ten minutes to make. Hint: don’t forget to freeze the bananas beforehand, and a food processor is the […]

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Do you love a sweet snack but hate the added sugar? I have good news for you! These refined sugar-free, no-bake donut holes are the perfect solution for you to satisfy your cravings while you reduce your dependency on the processed stuff. They’re made with nutrient-dense ingredients like almonds, pecans, and dates, and they’re super […]

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I’m a firm believer that you are not what you eat, but what your body can do with what you eat. In other words, you are what your body can break down and absorb.  In many ways you are also the sum of your parts. Sure there’s the usual digestive parts – your mouth and […]

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It's been several months since I've written a Consumer's Report. Please don't let that fool you into believing that I'm not a consumer. Like you, I get caught out-and-about and also just appreciate being able to buy a pre-packaged thing or two that meets my exacting standards and serves my gut intentions. I especially love to get my hands on a product that simultaneously passes the grade, is gratifying to the taste buds and fuels my health. That's what these pages are all about! Today I raise a glass to KeVita, my favorite drink on-the-go.

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