Tag: healthy

Not Your Typical Soccer Moms

Using Foods To Balance Hormones

Nowadays it seems like most women we know have some sort of hormonal issue that affects their health.  Unfortunately this can be an issue sometimes that can affect their daily life, causing pain, fatigue and more.  What many women are not taught is that they can use foods to help balance hormones and even relieve…
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Why I Hated My Postpartum Body

As I got undressed to take a shower, I looked in the mirror at my 4-day postpartum body and my first thought was yuck! I didn’t like the still swollen stomach, and the changes in my body. It was in that train of thought that I asked myself why did I think this body was…
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Body-Shaming: An All Out Attack On Women

This week we watched Serena Williams win her 6th Wimbledon championship.  She has won 21 Grand Slams. She is one of the greatest athletes of all time…and then the nasty remarks on the appearance of her body reared their ugly heads.  Those remarks came from the media, and even worse, other women. She has been…
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Product Review: Ninja Blender

With all of the different blenders on the market, how can you tell which one you should buy? How can you find out how they compare to each other, and if they’re even worth your hard earned money?  That was my hesitation when deciding which blender to buy. My husband bought me the ninja blender…
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Vegan, Vegetarian, Or Carnivore: What’s All The Fuss About?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard of the debate between vegans, vegetarians, and meat-eaters. You may even ask what’s the difference between vegan and vegetarian?  Let me give you a run down on the differences and some of the common misconceptions between them. Vegans don’t eat any animal meat, or any animal…
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Would You Steam Your V?

A new trend that is making headway in this country is vaginal steaming.  While this is not a new practice overall, it is just being noticed in this country by celebrities who are very vocal about the benefits of this practice.  One of those celebrities that is very vocal about vaginal steaming is Gwyneth Paltrow.…
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One Cup Of This Can Boost Your Health

Beans and other legumes like Chick Peas have been shown to boost Glycemic index and reduce the risk of heart disease.  According to a research study done by the University of Toronto, only one cup of these legumes are needed to make a significant difference in health. Researchers say this food helps protect the arteries…
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I Am My Mother’s Daughter

I’ve always heard the phrase ‘You’ll understand when you have kids of your own”.  While I’ve heard it so much, it became one of those sayings you just accept and brush off.  It wasn’t until this last week that it really and truly hit me that I am my mother’s daughter.  We were able to…
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The Health Benefits of Spirulina

The health benefits of Spirulina are so numerous for the body that it should become a staple in everyone’s diet for overall health. In this article I will familiarize you with just some of the benefits of this superfood. Spirulina is actually a cyanobacteria. Before you get concerned, it’s not one of the bacteria that…
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Chlorella: What You Don’t Know Could Save Your Life

Chlorella seems to be the new health craze nowadays. Is all of the buzz about this simple algae plant worth it? Indeed it is! Chlorella is held in high regard for its health benefits. It is a potent source for many nutrients such as B12, commonly found in proteins. It also contains B1, B2, folic…
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