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Could the GAPS Diet Help My Child…Or Me?

My grand daughter fell on the autism spectrum around the age of two. It was a stressful time for my daughter’s family, but by the grace of God and a functional medicine doctor who was DAN certified (Defeat Autism Now), she is now a healthy, bright seven year old. Not everyone is so fortunate… Besides removing […]

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Workout Wednesday-Tabata Calorie Burn

I featured the Tabata protocol in a “Workout Wednesday” post a few months ago. 20 seconds maximum intensity activity followed by 10 seconds rest, repeated for 8 rounds total. The last Tabata workout I mentioned was geared towards the leg muscles. This week’s Tabata workout is a high intensity cardio workout. There are 6 Tabata sets […]

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Hidden Gluten Ingredients You Might Not Know About

If you’ve been diagnosed with gluten intolerance or celiac disease, you already know (and hopefully avoid!) the most common sources and forms of gluten, such as wheat, rye, barley, oats, and the variants of these ingredients, but there are people out there who only look for these ingredients on labels. While wheat, barley, rye, oats, […]

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Workout Wednesday-Upper Body Workout

I have been in a workout funk the last few months. I’ve been working out but my workouts have just been “okay.” They’ve been blah, not as fun, and not as difficult as I’d like. I stumbled upon this workout when I was looking for new ideas for upper body exercises. I have to admit, […]

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Food Combining – Does It Really Matter?

About 15 years ago I saw a naturopath who was pivotal in turning my health around. I didn’t realize how lousy I felt until I quit feeling that way! Part of my ‘better-health’ protocol was food combining. I thought it was odd, but I figured “What have I got to lose?” Afterall, she was the […]

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No, Cheating on Your Gluten-Free Diet is NOT Okay

If you’ve been diagnosed with celiac disease or gluten intolerance, you know how important it is to keep everything gluten out of your daily diet. It’s not easy, though. When you factor in your love for certain foods and the fact that hidden gluten ingredients exist, eliminating gluten can be a time-consuming and downright difficult […]

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10 Delicious & Super Healthy Frozen Treats

On those hot and humid days in summer, there’s nothing like a refreshing frozen treat to cool you off and satisfy your taste buds. Natural Healthy Concepts rounded up 10 simple and best of all healthy recipes that your whole family will love! Since fruit is definitely the main ingredient for these recipes, you’ll have […]

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A Tale of Two Industries – What Else Happened When Dr. Oz Went to Washington, D.C.?

It was pretty big news in the natural health world when talk show host Dr. Oz showed up on Capitol Hill to get a grilling from Sen. Claire McCaskill, the chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection. McCaskill said Oz was making unfounded claims about the effectiveness of weight loss supplements he features on his […]

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Workout Wednesday- Foam Rolling

Workout Wednesday- Foam Rolling

  I think I’ve shared this infographic before in a different post but it’s worth sharing on its own!  Foam Rolling is not technically a workout, but stretching/foam rolling are both important parts of a complete exercise program. Why should you foam roll? To sum it up, foam rolling is awesome and can benefit your body […]

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Win a Summer Camping Prize Package – Just Tell Us What Item You’d NEVER Leave Home Without!

  This Contest is Now Over – Thanks for Playing! Grand Prize -  Valerie Duffy Valerie says she wouldn’t leave home without Vitamin B12, which she says helps keep mosquitoes away. 2nd Place Prize – LWR Who says NOW Foods Colloidal Minerals – a “must have” every day. 3rd Place Prize Winners Tim Grenade – […]

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