Paleo Diet Food List

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Do you go to the grocery store but don’t know where to start when trying to make healthy choices? Here are 3 steps to follow to get a fresh start on a healthy lifestyle.   1. Shop the perimeter- The real food is always around the outside of the store. It usually does not have […]

Top 10 Nutritional Tips to Support Underactive Thyroid Problems

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      Making dietary changes is the first line of defense when you are trying to boost your thyroid output. You can read my in-depth struggle with thyroid disease and steps I took towards healing here.  In the following article I share dietary considerations and foods that can help with your thyroid health and those […]

5 Easy Ways to Avoid Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO’s) at the Grocery Store

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5 Easy Ways to Avoid Genetically Modified Organisms – In this article I will show you 5 easy ways to avoid genetically modified organisms at the grocery store. When I first saw Food Inc. 4-5 years ago I was blown away by the idea that our food could have viruses and pathogens inserted into its […]

5 Reasons to Ditch the Diet Soda

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This is a guest post from my friend Rachel who I went to nutrition school with. Being from the south I grew up with a big gulp of diet soda permanently fused to my right hand. I knew that sugar made people fat but I didn’t know that the chemicals in diet soda increased cravings […]

The Top 7 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Gelatin

Top 7 Most Frequently Asked Questions about Gelatin

The Top 7 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Gelatin Here are the Top 7 most frequently asked questions about gelatin that I get asked all the time on Facebook and on my blog. What is Gelatin? Gelatin is a translucent, colorless, brittle, flavorless solid substance, derived from collagen found in animal bones. It is commonly […]

Top 20 Health Benefits of Gelatin: Helps prevent Arthritis, cellulite, stretch marks, wrinkles, brittle bones and more

20 Benefits of Gelatin

I am so excited to be writing about the top 20 health benefits of gelatin! What is Gelatin? Gelatin is a translucent, colorless, brittle, flavorless solid substance, derived from collagen found in animal bones. It is commonly used as a gelling agent in food, pharmaceuticals, photography, and cosmetic manufacturing. It is found in most gummy […]

Adrenal Fatigue FAQ: what, how, and why…

Adrenal Fatigue FAQ: what, how, and why...

From Grass Fed Girl- This is a guest post by my friend Rachel who is a functional medicine practitioner and nutritionist. I have nurtured myself back from adrenal exhaustion in 2009.  I could barely get out of bed then and drank a pot of coffee to get going. I worked on my healing by doing […]

5 Simple Steps to Clear Skin

5 Simple Steps to Clear Skin

Are you looking for 5 Simple Steps to Clear Skin? From GFG: This is a guest post from my dear friend and neighbor Carla. She has struggled with her problem skin for years. She has finally found relief from a healing ancestral diet and lifestyle modifications. She is a talented nutritionist who has helped many […]

Parasites: A Secret Cause of Weight Gain

Parasites: A Secret Cause of Weight Gain

This is a guest post from my long time friend Rachel who is a nutrition consultant and  functional medicine practitioner. She clues us in on a common hidden causes of weight gain.  I have battled with parasites during my loooong healing journey after being diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis in 2010. When the immune system breaks […]

Quinoa: The Not So Superfood (low in protein, unsustainable, inflammatory and hard to digest)

quinoa: the not so superfood

From GFG: This is a guest post by trusty, study reading, truth-seeking nutrition student, and intern Coco Noel. She spent a few weeks researching all the in’s and out’s of quinoa. She really had no opinion before I gave her this assignent but it seems that she formed one. I hope you enjoy this post […]