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5 Healthy Ways to Fall More in Love with Yourself

“If you don’t love yourself, you’ll always be chasing after people who don’t love you either” -- Mandy Hale -- Self-love is the foundation of true beauty, health, and well-being. Nourish your mind, body, and spirit with these 5 healthy habits
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Overweight is Just 1 Snack Away

You eat healthy to get ready for bathing suit season, but as the weather gets colder, you slow down, veg out, and succumb to the winter blues. Sound familiar? Seasonal Affective Disorder is a real thing, and shorter, darker days along with chillier weather can have a huge effect on the way we feel. For many people, feeling a little down can spark that urge for instant gratification... often in the form of self-indulgent snacking.
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How ALKALIZING Helps You Lose Weight ...And Be Your Best Self!

When your body is ALKALINE, you: don't think about your weight- it melts off & stays off have skin that glows and strong, shiny hair feel balanced, grounded, and positive wake up energized... like you don’t even need coffee! What’s your excuse for keeping your body in that rut? If fatigue and junk food addiction are holding you hostage, eating alkaline might just be your salvation. A diet HIGH in alkalizing foods is essential for lasting weight loss, bringing balance to your body, and feeling your BEST. Your body is always working to maintain its pH level. In an alkaline state, your body works more efficiently because it is using less energy to neutralize acid in the body. Preserved energy...
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Best Way to Alkalize the Body with Food

As I sat at my computer drinking my green juice, I thought about how often I am extolling the benefits of these amazing drinks.   All health is based on the internal condition of the body. Based upon our diet and lifestyle, we can either be in an acid condition, an alkaline condition, or a neutral condition. Just like we learned in science class, our bodies have a pH. A pH of 7 in the body is neutral.  Anything lower indicates acidity and anything higher, alkalinity.  All foods promote either an acid or alkaline state in the body.  To be healthy on the cellular level, being neutral to slightly alkaline is optimum. Most Americans, however, spend most of their time with an...
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4 Reasons You Need Juice

 There are 4 reasons I drink green juices just about every day (and one of them isn't because I own the company). I started out a few years back making small changes to my diet because I was afraid that, with cancer running on both sides of my family, I would one day be faced with a deadly diagnosis. Little by little I made improvements, added in better foods, eliminated processed junk. Eventually, I became aware of the health benefits of raw foods and tried going ALL raw. This, unfortunately, did not agree with me. At that time we were heading into winter, and I am a cold person to begin with... eating a cold diet, in a cold time of year....
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