Real Food

Real food is natural. It nourishes. It heals. It doesn’t come with man-made chemicals. Fight for real food with me, and see just how tasty it can be.

  • Are you deficient in magnesium? Learn 10 common symptoms of magnesium deficiency (and why you should care!)

10 Signs You’re Magnesium Deficient

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Are you magnesium deficient? Very likely. Despite the fact that more people are hearing about the importance of magnesium, a recent study suggests that only [...]

  • 5 Easy to Grow Herbs You Should Try Growing Indoors

5 Easy to Grow Herbs You Should Try Growing Indoors

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Growing up I always would watch my mom go outside and do her gardening. As a child I didn’t understand her fascination with gardening. Since [...]

  • 14 Simple Ways to Boost Your Health in 5 Minutes

14 Simple Ways To Boost Your Health In 5 Minutes

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Ready to boost your health? New Year's means many Americans are thinking about their health. Whether you want to eat better, get more sleep, lose [...]

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The Health Benefits of “Cheating” – Eat that cake!

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So, you've decided to eat a certain way. Whether that's to just eat real food or master a specific diet that fits your needs - [...]

  • Some awesome healthier, natural Halloween candy options with lots of allergy-friendly options!

11 Natural Halloween Candy Options (+ Allergy Friendly)

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Looking for healthier, more natural Halloween candy options. Um, yeah. Me, too. Here's the thing - I am a crazy planner. I am always weeks, [...]

  • The importance of self-love is an important tactic for healthy living. Being kind to your body may do more for your health than anything else. Here's why.

The Importance of Self-Love: Be Kind to Your Body

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The importance of self-love. It's talked about a lot online, but not as an actual tactic for healthy living. Self-love is more than just accepting [...]

  • Want to get your family on board with healthy eating? This simple nutrition fact labels game is sure to win them over.

Nutrition Fact Labels: Why you need to read them.

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Who really enjoys reading nutrition fact labels? I mean, really? But here's why I think those nutrition fact labels are a huge part of any [...]

  • My health journey was a major shift in perspective. What is real food? What kind of exercise is good? I hope my health journey will help inspire yours.

My Health Journey – A Shift in Perspective

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It's been a while since I've shared my health journey. For a long time I felt like some sort of “in the closet” crunchy-granola, green-livin’, [...]

  • The adaptogenic properties of Holy Basil and energizing Chia Seeds are perfect to replenish your body. Try this homemade sports drink recipe today.

Tulsi and Chia Seed Homemade Sports Drink

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Your homemade sports drink just got a lot better with two words: Chia Seeds. If you look in the dictionary, the definition of chia seeds [...]

  • Is butter healthy? You may be surprised to learn the butter truth.

Is Butter Healthy? The butter truth.

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Is butter healthy? If you would have asked me that while growing up I would have said, “Duh. No.” But I have a confession: I [...]

  • This natural, flu fighting tea soothes your cough and sore throat with honey, lemon, ginger and other immune-boosting herbs. Effective, and tastes great!

Flu Fighting Tea Recipe: All Natural & Effective

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Flu Fighting Tea is perfect for fever, aches, pains, a wracking cough, or a sore throat. Sounds like the flu to me! It's never fun [...]

  • Are you drinking too much water? Learn why it is possible to over do the H20. www.thankyourbody.com

Drinking too much water? Is it possible?

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Are you drinking too much water? Wait... don't you mean "are you getting enough water?" Nope. I really mean: Are you drinking too much water? [...]

  • Chewing gum is bad? Well actually, yes. Learn seven reasons why you might want to consider giving up your gum habit.

Chewing Gum is Bad: 7 Reasons to Quit

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Hello. My name is Robin and I'm a recovered gum addict. I was the girl that had at least two packages of different flavors of [...]

  • Eat liver? Does that sound gross to you? But liver is the most nutrient dense foods? Here are some simple tips to getting over the

Why you should eat liver. (And how you can get over the “ick” factor).

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Eat liver!? Are you crazy!? If you had asked me five years ago if I would ever eat liver I'm pretty sure I would have [...]

  • These gluten free brownies are made with banana flour and super delicious!

Gluten Free Brownies Made with Banana Flour

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Gluten free brownies made with banana flour. Yes, banana flour. That's right--today I'm introducing you to one of my favorite new foods: Banana flour. I [...]

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The unhealthy business of “being healthy”

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I feel like this post has been a long time coming. In fact, I've sat down several times to write it, but I always got [...]

  • This real food blueberry jello recipe is awesome and so good for you. Ditch the box crap and try this healthy treat now.

Real Food Blueberry Jello Recipe

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Today's post comes from my friend, Sylvie of The Hollywood Homestead. I'm so excited to share a little bit about her story, her yummy recipe, [...]

  • Think gelatin as that secret ingredient that give jello it's wiggle? Think again. Learn about the benefits of gelatin and how to get it into your diet.

Benefits of Gelatin (And how to get it in your diet)

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Benefits of gelatin... you've got to be kidding, right? I remember the first time someone told me the “secret” ingredient in Jell-O. I was pretty [...]

  • The low-fat mentality isn't serving anyone! Learn why fat is healthy, and what fats to eat.

A big fat lie: Why the low-fat dogma needs to disappear

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Fat is healthy? Don't believe me? I wouldn't have believed you either when I was younger. During my college days I felt like I was [...]

  • Struggling with metabolism issues? Can't lose weight? Can't find the energy to do what you want? Learn what to do when your metabolism is in the toilet.

8 Signs Your Metabolism Might be in the Toilet

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Metabolism issues. Lots of people have them. Most people still think metabolism is some sort of lottery body function. The lucky people have 'fast' metabolism. [...]