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Burn Fat with This Superfood Smoothie

  (My friend Christina giving this Superfood Smoothie the Raw Chef Seal of Approval :)) I usually start my day with a tall glass of green juice, but around mid morning I make a smoothie packed with amazing superfoods. Here’s a run-down of the ingredients in the Superfood Smoothie and their benefits. 1. Kale Kale is [...]

Amazing Superfood to Boost Immune System

Hello Fitlifers! Welcome to another Saturday Strategy! This week we are going to talk about the ‘Sun is Shining’ Superfood. Alright, at the end of this video, I’m giving away a juicer to one lucky winner who wrote a comment below on the blog last week. If you leave a comment, you’re going to be entered [...]

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How To Grow Your Own Superfoods This Winter

Carolanne Wright, Guest Waking Times No need to bypass all the health perks of fresh superfoods this winter — simply grow them inside on a sunny window ledge. As the weather turns colder, now more than ever it is important to fortify the body with nutrient dense foods. What better way than with unprocessed superfoods? An [...]

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Superfoods - Part II

Written By Renee Haxby When I look at food, I see nutritional contents and cellular metabolism. When I choose foods to add into my diet, it’s usually because of the benefits I receive biologically and psychologically by consuming those individual foods. I am a conscious eater and I understand the chemical reactions taking place within [...]

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Crunchy Green Wraps and Superfood Energy Bites

Written by Camille Macres Looking for healthy snacks for your life-on-the-go? Look no further! Here are 2 simple recipes made with a handful of super ingredients (including some of that leftover juice pulp)! Crunchy Green Wraps Never ever get stuck having to rush trough the drive-thru again with these super simple delicious Crunchy Green Wraps! [...]

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Detoxify with Superfoods

Why Detoxify? Toxic substances can be found everywhere – environmental toxins, chemicals in hair and skin products, toxins in our foods and even the water we drink can cause detrimental effects to the body. That’s why it’s important to eat foods that nourish cells and provide vital antioxidants, vitamins and essential minerals. That’s why I [...]

Superfoods for Supreme Health

Superfoods for Supreme Health

Grocery List: – Quinoa - Chia - Psyllium Husk - Pink Himalayan Salt - Peruvian Maca Powder – Peruvians take this before going into battle - Cholora - Nori - Spirullina - Brazil Nuts - Almonds - Shakeology – Coconut Palm Sugar Green Superfoods have the highest concentrations of easily digestible nutrients, fat burning compounds, vitamins and minerals to protect and heal the body. They [...]

SUPERFOOD – CACAO – HEALTHY RECIPES

SUPERFOOD - CACAO - HEALTHY RECIPES

Cacao is one of my favorite superfoods, it has so many health benefits as well. If you have never had cacao, get some at your local store. The flavanol (−)-epicatechin prevents stroke damage through the Nrf2/HO1 pathway This study in the Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism indicates that the flavanols found in cacao [...]

Best Superfoods for Weight Loss

Superfoods are nutritional powerhouses that help build bones, prevent chronic diseases, improve your eyesight, and even keep your mind sharp. There is new evidence that superfoods also help you lose weight! Black beans A cup of black beans packs a whopping 15 grams of satisfying protein and doesn’t contain any of the saturated fat found [...]

9 Superfoods for Your Heart

Eat to Your Heart’s Content With heart disease the number one killer of both men and women in this country, you would think a cure that could dramatically reduce these deaths would be big news. And yet the most effective remedy is so simple that most people can’t seem to believe it works. “In traditional [...]

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Reduce Stress with Rhodiola Rosea!

Hey Fitlifer! I have recently become absolutely obsessed with researching  and finding new and fun superfoods and adaptogens lately, and there is one in particular that I thought you would be extremely interested in. It’s a plant and is called Rhodiola rosea. This flowering plant grows in very cold regions and has been mostly found [...]

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These No Bake Energy Bites Have One Special Factor

Hey Fitlifer, Welcome to another exciting Saturday Strategy. On this week’s Saturday Strategy, we are going to make an incredibly tasting energy bite recipe that requires no baking! These are easy to make and your kids are going to love them.  Get the whole family involved and let the fun begin!  Cranberries Cranberries contain a [...]

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8 Anti-cancer Juice and Smoothie Recipes

1. Cruciferous Vegetables Cruciferous vegetables include vegetables like arugula, collard greens, turnips, watercress, broccoli, cabbage, kale, and cauliflower to name a few. Cruciferous vegetables are great anti-cancer foods because they are high in nutrients that neutralize free radicals. They also contain nutrients like carotenoids, vitamins and important minerals. More importantly cruciferous vegetables contain glucosinolates. ~Glucosinolate [...]

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Red Maca: The Incan Powerhouse You Will Love!

What is Maca? Maca has traditionally been a staple superfood-food-herb in the harsh cold climates of the high Andes in Peru for thousands of years. Maca grows at an elevation of 11,000-14,000 feet, making it likely the highest altitude food-herb crop in the world. The character and properties of maca have been developed by the [...]

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Are your hormones controlling you?

Are Your Hormones Controlling You? Whether you’re a man or a woman, the answer is yes! Hormones are chemical messengers that tell our cells what to do, from energy levels and reproductive functions to metabolism and mood. The reason most of us think of women’s issues when we think of “hormones” is not because we, [...]