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Aug 06

No Limits on Non-starchy Vegetables

One piece advice is to not limit yourself in consuming this list of non-starchy vegetables. Indeed, aiming for 6-10 cups a day can help optimize your health. Low carb/starchy vegetables are nutrient power houses. (This list may not be complete) Alfalfa sprouts Amaranth Artichoke Asparagus Avocado Bamboo shoots Beans (green, Italian, yellow or wax) Bean sprouts Beets …

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Jan 07

What’s Your Goal

What’s your New Year’s Resolution? Don’t have one? No worries; I am not sure I like them anyway. Surely they are motivating (initially), but seeking a better self shouldn’t be captivated only one time a year. Nonetheless, let’s get healthier before we get caught up in what others are doing since January 1. My first …

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Sep 07

‘Hands Down’ the Paleo Diet is the Best Solution for this Case of Diabetes

Thanks to social media I was able to connect with yet another fellow health advocate, using the paleo diet to control his type one diabetes. The below interview was held with the writer of Intrepid Pioneer, a site about modern homesteading principals. Perhaps, you as the reader, can connect with this interview and maybe find yourself inspired …

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May 23

Five Ways to Enhance Your Health this Season

I will admit, I still have my coat hanging next to my front door here in Chicago, even though it’s “Spring.” The rainy weather and gray sky is not holding me back on my plans for stepping into health this month, summer and beyond. Here is my game plan and suggestions for others looking to …

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Feb 04

Sunday Session: Cocoanut Oil Treats, Sweet Butternut Squash + Usual Food Staples

It’s Super Bowl Sunday and looking at my week ahead, I have a lot of dinner dates and lunch meetings, and therefore I do not want to prep too much food today. Nonetheless, I have made some of my staple Sunday items including: Froze 3 bananas – these are great to have plain (almost taste like ice cream) …

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Jan 17

Becoming a Certified LEAP Therapist

What is a Lifestyle Eating And Performance (LEAP) certification? The LEAP Disease Management Program is intended to re-mediate the symptoms of patients suffering from IBS, migraines, fibromyalgia, other food sensitivities and more. Overall, this program gives health care providers a patient-specific approach that provides the following: A means of selecting a population of patients that can be expected to benefit …

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Dec 15

Nutrient Dense: Slow-Cooker Chicken Vegetable Soup

This soup, by far, has been  the best chicken soup I have ever HAD and made. Pure deliciousness. Ingredients: 1/2 T of coconut oil, or grassfed butter 1 chicken breast, free range, skin and bones 2 drum sticks, free range, skin on, bones in 4 cups, gluten free chicken broth, enough to cover the soup …

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Oct 08

What To Watch? How About a Documentary?

When is the last time you watched a documentary? How about one based on health? Nutrition or food related documentaries are one of my favorite things to have streaming in the background while doing some work and to unwind to on a lazy Sunday or school-night evening. They are very educational, while being biased. Yet, …

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Oct 07

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-10-07

@RockYourD no worries. Re: broken link – talking about a blog post I published today? It published premature, and I moved it back to draft. # So excited to be back in Chicago w the market on my back door step! @GreenCityMarket # Does milk do a body good? # I am a nutrient …

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Sep 30

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-09-30

@smAshleyWint 🙂 # # Fending Off a Food Craving # Calories on Restaurant Menus Won't Make Us Eat Less # How Much Caffeine Should You Consume Daily? # # Paleo Pizza #paleo # Paleo Burger #paleo # Fresh Express Announces Limited-in-Scope Recall of Expired 9 oz. …

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