Category Archive: advice

Jun 22

Activated Charcoal Lemonade with Collagen Recipe

*This article was originally published on Thrivemarket.com/blog Our take on the activated charcoal lemonade craze looks much cooler than the sludge-colored detox drinks everyone seems to be sipping lately. We froze our activated charcoal into ice cubes, creating a stark contrast when served in bright lemonade. When the ice starts to melt, it creates a …

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May 30

What’s the Most Important Meal of the Day?

Americans spend billions of dollars on the weight loss industry sussing the best diet to attain a lean figure when research is proving it’s not only about WHAT we eat but also WHEN we eat. In the 1970s mealtimes were easily blurred with snacks. The average American was no longer eating breakfast at 8 am …

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Apr 28

Glucose Meters – How Accurate Are They?

I test my blood a lot. If I had to put money on it, I believe I average 8-10 finger pricks a day. Even with a continuous glucose monitor (CGM), I double check my levels every time (okay most times) I eat, feel off and/or need to calibrate. However, I find it interesting when I …

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Apr 03

The Autoimmune Fix

I leap to the opportunity to listen to Dr. Tom O’Bryan, DC, CCN, DACBN speak. When his most recent book came out, “The Autoimmune Fix,” I grabbed a copy and had a hard time putting it down. This book is a well-written, scientifically-sound, explanation about how to stop the hidden autoimmune damage that keeps you …

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Mar 28

Get Moving for Your Mood

Our happiness is predetermined ~ 50% by genes. This leaves us with a huge opportunity to take action to smile, or want to smile, more often. Overall our brain is like a muscle, the more we influence happiness, the more likely or more easily it can be to attain. You see, happiness is part of …

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Dec 28

Concluding My 21 Day Cleanse

New to this site? This is one of 4 posts on my 21 Day Standard Process Purification experience. If you haven’t already, be sure to read the first 3 posts of this series. Prepping for My 21 Day Cleanse My recap of Week #1 on the Cleanse My recap of Week #2 on the Cleanse Now …

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Dec 22

2017 Health Goals

This January I implore you to not make a New Year’s resolution (they don’t last long enough), but to strive to build habits that help you gain on your health year round. Here are a few ideas: Research shows a strong correlation with those who note, lose weight by eating better. This process makes us …

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Dec 12

Recap of Week #1 on the Cleanse

Oh man, do I have an update… Last week I shared how I prepped for my upcoming Standard Process cleanse. This week I have a ton to share. Maybe a book’s worth, but I have tried my best to make this concise! The kick-off went smoothly, crediting batch cooking, organized smoothie recipes/ideas, and grocery shopping. …

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Nov 27

My Diabetes + My Kids

My three old is proving to put up the challenge lately with sleep. And the other night, after I tucked him in, I heard him upstairs, mumbling about something “forgot, forgot, forgot.” Mind you this was a Thursday night and all I needed at the moment was a breather, so I let him settle himself …

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Nov 25

My Skinny Jeans and The Holidays

On average, can you guess how much we tend to gain this time of year? MedPage Today has the details, and while I can layout all the calculated percentages, the gist is, people gain. Above all, the time it takes to put weight on, is nothing compared to the time it takes to shake it off. …

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