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Ayurveda: A Natural Approach to Diet and Wellness

Ayurveda: A Natural Approach to Diet and Wellness

August 06, 2016

If you’re interested in learning about holistic, complementary, alternative approaches to health, it can’t hurt to learn about one of the world’s oldest practices: ayurveda. OK, so what is ayurveda? A Hindu system of traditional medicine founded in India around 5,000 years ago, ayurveda – which translates to “life-knowledge” from Sanskrit and is pronounced “ah-yer-vay-duh”..
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23 True Superfoods to Optimize Health

23 True Superfoods to Optimize Health

February 23, 2016

We’ve all heard the term “superfood” being tossed around lately, as if any fresh fruit or vegetable is qualified, diluting the meaning to the likes of “going green.” I believe this is due to the poor nutritional value of the strong majority of foods available at grocery stores. Since processed foods dominate the market place, they become the standard while fresh produce and minimally processed foods are on the outside looking in when they are the foods that provide the essential nutrients to our bodies for optimal function. 
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Himalayan Pink Salt – chock full of trace minerals !

Himalayan Pink Salt – chock full of trace minerals !

February 07, 2016

Himalayan Pink salt’s unique structure also stores vibrational energy. All of the crystal salt’s inherent minerals and trace elements are available in colloidal form – meaning they are in a more absorbable form.  This salt does not burden your body as other salts do. It is very difficult for your body to absorb too much crystal salt since there are powerful and effective feedback loops that regulate this process. Natural crystal salt always promotes a healthy balance and does not contribute to high blood pressure like typical table salt.
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Pinecone or Pineapple?

Pinecone or Pineapple?

September 03, 2015

True or false… Pineapple is originally from Brazil in South America, not Hawaii. Christopher ...
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Coconut

Cocos Nucifera… aka Coconut!

August 09, 2015

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Be Super Human with the Super Food Chia

Be Super Human with the Super Food Chia

July 20, 2015

This Recipe is: Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegan, Nut Free, and Healthy! A super ...
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Always Pick A Date, Date Fruit That Is!

Always Pick A Date, Date Fruit That Is!

June 29, 2015

This aspect of the bar is very important to all of our customers but especially our athletes. Dates are naturally rich in soluble and insoluble fiber which aids the digestive system and bowel movements. Dates can be used as a natural laxative by soaking them in water overnight, so be careful with how many you eat!
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Mad for Mangoes!

Mad for Mangoes!

June 24, 2015

As we start to enter the warmer months, mangoes start to fill up the ...
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7 Ways to Improve Gut Health

7 WAYS TO IMPROVE GUT HEALTH

March 05, 2015

“All disease begins in the gut”. This statement might be 2000 years old but it is undeniably true. Keeping a better understanding in your digestive system is a lot worth it than you expected.
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Good Foods and Good Moods

Good Foods and Good Moods

February 13, 2015

Feeling down and depressed? Usually we as food lovers go right to comfort foods to boost our moods. Some of these foods include, fried chicken, french fries, potato chips, and ice cream. We leans towards foods that are high in fat and in sugar for that immediate comfort effect. The downside of this is that while you are feeling good for a few minutes, this kind of eating can cause serious health implications in the future and after consumption one might feel fatigued and sluggish.
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Plant Based nutrition fuels

How Plant- based Nutrition Fuels Performance

February 06, 2015

As a health coach, one of my favorite topics to discuss with athletes (vegan or not) is how they can improve overall performance by eating plant based foods coupled with the timing of when to eat them. If you listen and take care of your body, it will take care of you. Athletes need to eat healthy food, because exercise can’t neutralize the effect of unhealthy food in the body.  Get geared up for peak performance by nourishing your body with the proper fuel at the proper time!
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Running Marathon in 50 States – How does Alicia Eno do it?

Running Marathon in 50 States – How does Alicia Eno do it?

January 23, 2015

The following is an interview that we conducted with one of our ambassadors, Alicia Eno. Alicia shares with us a few of her tips and tricks, her training style, and a little about her as a trainer.
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