Category: Wellness

Eating Well: 5 Intentions To Try Now

Eating well does not have to mean dieting or deprivation. It’s easier to staying motivated and to feel good about your choices when your intentions feel positive and achievable. Let go of any negative or complicated nutrition goals and give these five simple intentions a try instead.

Focus on a positive intention.  This is so important. Positive intentions create positive results. Enough of the self-deprecation.  Try this on for size: “I eat to nourish my body.” Nourishing foods are whole foods like vegetables,

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4 Phthalate-Free Fragrances for Valentine’s Day

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Most mainstream perfumes can actually contain up to 500 hundred unknown, untested, harmful ingredients – and, manufacturers aren’t required by law, to tell us what they are. When it comes to fragrance, one of the biggest concerns with these hidden ingredients are Phthalates – these are developmental, respiratory + immune system toxicants, as well as probable neurotoxins, possible carcinogens, + endocrine disruptors.

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Top 5 Organic Hand Sanitizers

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If you’re trying avoid coughs + colds this winter, make sure to wash your hands frequently with an all-natural soap that doesn’t include any of the nasties. When you don’t have access to washing, try one of these 100% USDA Organic Hand Sanitizers!

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Inexpensive In-Season Produce

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Many popular fruits and vegetables out of season this time of year so it may seem like fresh ingredients are more expensive during the winter months. Fortunately, that is simply not the case. The trick is to buy ingredients that ARE in-season and you may be surprised to find out there are plenty. Here is a list of eight, in-season ingredients

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Best and Worst Sweeteners

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Sugar is everywhere and at times it seems like it’s added to nearly everything we eat and drink. At this point, it’s common knowledge that we all need to be mindful of our sugar intake as it can be inflammatory to our bodies and promote disease. Sadly, sugar is super addictive

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