What I Learned About Phytic Acid

I learned something very interesting in my research and the result led me not to avoid phytic acid, but to use it gladly whenever the opportunity arises. After sharing with you a bit more about what phytic acid is I’ll let you know what I found.

The Benefits of Rosemary

If you have the space for an herb garden, or even just a sunny window sill that will support a small pot, I recommend growing some rosemary. It requires little water, very little maintenance, and the harvest yields and benefits are innumerable. Let’s look at just a few of them. High Nutrient Content Before we
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Fish Oil, Health & Immune Function

Is fish oil really beneficial for you and should you be consuming it? Also, what effects does it have on your immune system? Let’s talk a bit ore about the nutrients that are in fish oil which are advertised as beneficial.

Why I Don’t Eat Dairy

There is a lot of contradictory data in regards to dairy consumption from not only doctors, but also researchers and the scientific community. It’s difficult for anyone to weed through it all and find the truth about whether dairy is helpful or harmful to humans. To make matters even more confusing, some research is funded
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Watermelon Lime Workout Recovery Juice

I made this juice after my run the other day and it was so good I just had to share it. It has a sweet flavor with a hint of tart from the lime that is heightened by the electrolyte boosting sea salt. It’s great for recovery after a long run or a tough workout
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Sauteed Ginger Beans

I love making bean sautéed for lunch or dinner. It cooks up quick and can be tossed on a salad or add some veggies for a hot and easy meal. I prepared this with my Savory Cabbage Carrot Salad for a dinner party and it was amazing. You could make this recipe ahead of time by
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Coffee – The Truth and Should You Drink It

There’s so much contradictory information out there about coffee. One article states all its amazing health benefits and another swears it’s killing you slowly and ruining your life. I get extremely hesitant when anything states absolutes (except maybe rat poison… Come on, the evidence is pretty clear on that one). I believe that every body is
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Savory Cabbage Carrot Salad

I had a dinner party last week. My goal was to test some recipes for you all. The entire meal was based on savory flavors like ginger, garlic and fresh herbs. I wanted to add a salad to the second course, Pan Seared Cod. The recipe needed something cool and refreshing to go along with the
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Cauliflower Rice – Easy Rice Substitute

I was at Whole Foods the other day getting some groceries and, if you’ve never been to a Whole Foods, they have a serve yourself buffet you can get take-out at. It’s great because when I’m working in the morning nearby I can pop in for lunch, do my shopping and head home. The options
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The Good and Bad of Supplements

Supplements are a billion dollar industry and we all buy into them, but why. I always talk about eating a variety of whole foods for optimal health, but sometimes it’s just hard to do. There are seasons in our lives that having nutrient holes in our nutrition profit is inevitable. How and when should we be
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