fitlife.tv http://fitlife.tv Health and Fitness Education Entertainment and Inspiration Thu, 27 Nov 2014 07:57:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 How to stay GREEN when everything around you is brown! http://fitlife.tv/how-to-stay-green-when-everything-around-you-is-brown/ http://fitlife.tv/how-to-stay-green-when-everything-around-you-is-brown/#comments Thu, 27 Nov 2014 07:57:05 +0000 http://fitlife.tv/?p=49394 drewssexybody (3)

0602142005-1The AWESOMENESS of drinking green juices has been well heralded. The benefits of increased fruit and vegetable intake include increased phytonutrients, increased antioxidants, increased soluble fiber and increased oxygen availability just to name a few. Green juices make you feel alive and give you an instant energy boost to start the day off right. In warmer climates they can be super cooling and refreshing. And guess what? In colder climates, they are still super cooling, which it turns out, is not so refreshing. On their long list of stellar achievements, green juices have never been called comfort food. That luscious fare that hugs your body and soul from the inside and leaves you feeling warm and happy regardless of the temperature and evidence of the changing season outside. No, sadly, our champion falls short in this arena. Green juice is more like a chest bump than a hug. It pumps you up and gets your adrenaline flowing, but soothing and comforting, it is not. Why, you wonder, do I bring up this ever so slight shortcoming? Why not let it go unsaid and even unnoticed by those who live in warmer climates and who don’t have to experience drinking a green juice after coming in from 30 degree temps or less? I do this because I am a fan…one of their biggest. Green juices have become a staple in my nutrition and though I cast them aside once the temps dipped into the 30s, I find myself missing their nutrient goodness and needing to find some sort of compromise. I am betting if you too have pulled out the flannel pajamas and sheets, that drinking green juice has fallen on your list of top nutrition sources. Well, I am happy to say, that it doesn’t have to be. The following gems are strategies that I use to stay green when everything else around me is brown. Leave a comment below and let me know which strategy is your favorite!

THRIVE in Livity!!

Angela


STRATEGIES

1. ADD WARMING SPICES

The addition of warming spices to green juices is the perfect compliment during cold and flu season. Green juices already can be high in Vitamin C, which is known to increase immunity and reduce the symptoms of the common cold. Warming spices such as ginger, garlic, cinnamon, cardamom, cayenne and black pepper add a super boost by increasing circulation, opening respiratory passages and acting as anti-infectives.

2. DRINK BEFORE YOU LEAVE YOUR HOUSE

Before you leave the comfort of your warm, cozy house to be set upon by frigid temps and howling winds, get your green juice in! You will still get all of the energy amping, germ-fighting goodness at a time where you don’t have to worry about keeping your gloves and hat on for another 30 min after you drink it. Set yourself up for success and get it in early!

3. DRINK AT ROOM TEMPERATURE

The best glass of green juice is an empty glass of green juice! Green juices are normally kept on ice or refrigerated to slow down the degradation of nutrients, so it is normal to think that we must drink them ice cold. If you are like me and find that you are not able to tolerate any cold drinks once the temperature outside starts dropping to where a coat is needed, then don’t force it! Drinking green juice immediately after it is made is always preferred, but if you have to freeze or refrigerate for storage, let it warm up to room temperature before consuming it.

4. GET BY WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM YOUR FRIENDS…SUPPLEMENT

Traditional Chinese medicine asserts that certain types of foods should be eaten in their specific season. My body tends to agree. While green juices remain a very efficient way to increase intake of green vegetables for the myriad of benefits that they bestow, consuming them in the winter may become a test of will. To ensure your success, consider drinking less green juice per day than you normally would. In my case, my compromise was to have less juice fasting days and more days that consisted of a green juice for breakfast. I now supplement with other nutrient dense, low calorie options. Bone broths are high in minerals and gelatin which aids in digestion. Vegetable soup is another high-volume, low-calorie food that is an excellent source of fiber and nutrients.


BioPicAngela is a Certified Fitlife Coach and Small Group Coaching mentor who after working 18 years in healthcare as a physical therapist, registered nurse and nurse anesthetist has fully embraced her love of nutrition and wellness and their role in overall health and vitality. Drawing from the experiences of her own transformation, her mission is to help as many people as possible to improve their own health and happiness in order to be the most authentic versions of themselves. For more information about Fitlife Small Group Coaching or general health coaching questions, please contact Angela on her website, livitywellness.com, on her blog, Livitarian’s Lounge, livitywellness1.wordpress.com or via email at info@livitywellness.com.

Source: Livitarians’ Lounge

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alphaaThe detoxification process can also take in the form of a juice fast.  Here at FitLife.TV, we recommend people to try the Alpha Reset (AR)The Alpha Reset is a 5 Day Juice Fast. It is part of the Juice with Drew System. This is the first step in your detoxification process. If you are just starting out with juicing, do not jump right into a juice fast right away. Just try 1 juice per day along with the rest of your nutrition and see how your body responds. If your body responds well to juicing, then ramp up the number of juices per day. These healthy, nutrient-dense juices can replace that coffee you reach for in the morning or that soda in the afternoon. Here are some of our followers that have tried the Alpha Reset!


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The Raw Cranberry Relish that Stole Thanksgiving http://fitlife.tv/the-raw-cranberry-relish-that-stole-thanksgiving/ http://fitlife.tv/the-raw-cranberry-relish-that-stole-thanksgiving/#comments Thu, 27 Nov 2014 07:46:29 +0000 http://fitlife.tv/?p=49384 Cranberry-Relish-371

drewssexybody (3)I have three siblings, and all of them live out of town. They were all here yesterday for an early Thanksgiving celebration, and my mom thought she would take advantage of all of us being in the same town at once. She has been going through pictures and old keepsakes the past couple weeks and found her stash of notes and cards and letters we wrote to our parents when we were kids. We had a fun time laughing at all of the different blasts from the past, but nothing was quite as funny as this letter that we came across.

Let me preface by saying that I was in 7th grade when I wrote this, and I recruited my 5th grade sister to help with my persuasion techniques.

I can’t tell if I was trying to be funny with the whole overly formal writing or I thought it would increase the probability of us getting what we wanted. Either way, I had some nice elements of imagery and emotional connection going on, and I don’t even know where I came up with some of these words, but it definitely provided for some great entertainment.

Notice the wite-out over the time and repetition of ‘o’clock’. HAHA!

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Apparently we were sincerely sincere about this letter and our ‘startling statement’ of a request.

Hopefully you got a kick out of that because I sure did.

But back to some food. When I say this raw cranberry sauce stole Thanksgiving, I mean like a star actor stole the show and not like the Grinch who stole Christmas. :)

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This fresh tasting addition to your Thanksgiving dinner will blow your mind! It’s probably unlike any cranberry relish you’ve ever had before.

***A note on the essential oil use in this recipe: you should not ingest just any essential oil. Make sure that the orange essential oil is Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade (CPTG) because these are a high enough quality that they are safe to ingest. I use and love dōTERRA oils, and you can buy them here.

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Raw Cranberry Relish
 
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Serves: 15

Ingredients
  • 1½ pounds of organic fresh cranberries (about 1½ bags)
  • 2 tbsp. raw honey (or more, to taste)
  • 4 apples, diced into small pieces
  • Juice from 3 lemons, freshly squeezed or juiced
  • 10 drops wild orange essential oil

Instructions
  1. Dice ½ of a bag of cranberries and add it to the diced apples, lemon juice, raw honey and essential oil. Depending on how tart you want it, you may want to change the amount of raw honey you put in the recipe.
  2. Place 1 bag of cranberries in the food processor with the ‘S’ blade and process until shredded (about 10 seconds)
  3. Mix processed cranberries with diced mixture and let marinade in the fridge for at least an hour before serving.

Eat up tomorrow! ;) And be thankful for the awesome body you’ve been given!!

Love on those close to you, but most importantly, love on yourself.

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

With love,

Sarah

Source: Edibly Educated

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alphaaThe detoxification process can also take in the form of a juice fast.  Here at FitLife.TV, we recommend people to try the Alpha Reset (AR)The Alpha Reset is a 5 Day Juice Fast. It is part of the Juice with Drew System. This is the first step in your detoxification process. If you are just starting out with juicing, do not jump right into a juice fast right away. Just try 1 juice per day along with the rest of your nutrition and see how your body responds. If your body responds well to juicing, then ramp up the number of juices per day. These healthy, nutrient-dense juices can replace that coffee you reach for in the morning or that soda in the afternoon. Here are some of our followers that have tried the Alpha Reset!


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Disclaimer: The techniques, strategies, and suggestions expressed here are intended to be used for educational purposes only. The author, Drew Canole, and the associated www.fitlife.tv are not rendering medical advice, nor to diagnose, prescribe, or treat any disease, condition, illness, or injury. It is imperative that before beginning any nutrition or exercise program you receive full medical clearance from a licensed physician. Drew Canole and Fitlife.tv claim no responsibility to any person or entity for any liability, loss, or damage caused or alleged to be caused directly or indirectly as a result of the use, application, or interpretation of the material presented here.

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Recipes for a Plant-Based Thanksgiving 2014 http://fitlife.tv/recipes-for-a-plant-based-thanksgiving-2014/ http://fitlife.tv/recipes-for-a-plant-based-thanksgiving-2014/#comments Thu, 27 Nov 2014 07:33:10 +0000 http://fitlife.tv/?p=49373

drewssexybody (3)By Darshana Thacker on November 17, 2014

A Thanksgiving meal is a perfect occasion to showcase the variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables available at this time of the year, including winter squashes, cabbage, pomegranates, mandarin oranges, and cranberries. There are so many ways to present these foods in a meal! For example, the salad in this sumptuous spread brings together both sweet and sour fruits. This bounteous Thanksgiving menu combines two traditional dishes (Mashed Potatoes and Gravy and Chocolate Pumpkin Loaf) and three newcomers (Autumn Vegetable Stew, Rice Casserole with Lentils and Sauteed Vegetables, and Radicchio Salad with Cranberry Orange Dressing), to create an all-around hearty meal that should please everyone at the table. Happy Thanksgiving to all.

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Radicchio Salad

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Autumn Vegetable Stew

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Mashed Potatoes & Gravy

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Rice Casserole with Lentils

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Chocolate Pumpkin Loaf

Photos by Keepin’ it Kind

Source: Forks Over Knives

Make use of this information to hype up your very own detoxification! Start now!

alphaaThe detoxification process can also take in the form of a juice fast.  Here at FitLife.TV, we recommend people to try the Alpha Reset (AR)The Alpha Reset is a 5 Day Juice Fast. It is part of the Juice with Drew System. This is the first step in your detoxification process. If you are just starting out with juicing, do not jump right into a juice fast right away. Just try 1 juice per day along with the rest of your nutrition and see how your body responds. If your body responds well to juicing, then ramp up the number of juices per day. These healthy, nutrient-dense juices can replace that coffee you reach for in the morning or that soda in the afternoon. Here are some of our followers that have tried the Alpha Reset!


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Disclaimer: The techniques, strategies, and suggestions expressed here are intended to be used for educational purposes only. The author, Drew Canole, and the associated www.fitlife.tv are not rendering medical advice, nor to diagnose, prescribe, or treat any disease, condition, illness, or injury. It is imperative that before beginning any nutrition or exercise program you receive full medical clearance from a licensed physician. Drew Canole and Fitlife.tv claim no responsibility to any person or entity for any liability, loss, or damage caused or alleged to be caused directly or indirectly as a result of the use, application, or interpretation of the material presented here.

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Oregano Oil: The Secret to Beat Winter Woes http://fitlife.tv/oregano-oil-the-secret-to-beat-winter-woes/ http://fitlife.tv/oregano-oil-the-secret-to-beat-winter-woes/#comments Thu, 27 Nov 2014 04:47:30 +0000 http://fitlife.tv/?p=49367 timthumb.php

drewssexybody (3)As the weather starts to grow cooler and the holidays draw near, many people will have their minds on more than Christmas presents or how to cook the perfect Thanksgiving turkey – specifically, they will be thinking about how to prevent themselves from contract the flu or a cold this winter and stay healthy so that they can enjoy the year’s-end festivities to the max. If you are one of those people who gets nervous about viral infections this time of year, read on to learn more about what oil of oregano can do to keep you safe and healthy this year.

The Properties of Oregano Oil

Oregano oil is the concentrated essential oils of the oregano plant and if you use this regularly, you will be amazed at how you never seem to get a cold or the flu anymore! It helps for a variety of other infections as well. This is because this potent oil is naturally antiviral – but also kills off bacteria, fungus and parasites, while its anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties help to reduce chronic inflammation in the body that can lead to serious illnesses and also reduces oxidative stress on all the bodily tissues, effectively slow down the aging process.

What’s more, this oil does not just prevent the flu or cold — if you do feel like you are coming down with something, then as the first symptoms appear, add a few drops to an infuser or vaporizer and inhale it or drink it in a glass of juice or water. It is a fast and effective treatment. Its potent properties stem from two main ingredients: carvacrol, a strong antimicrobial compound and thymol, which is a natural antiseptic and fungicide.

Oregano Oil: Directions for Use

It is highly recommended that this oil be taken in the form of the soft gel for treatment of infections and while it is okay to use in in water, juice or tea, be advised that it does have a very strong herby taste to it. It should be used topically unless it is diluted in a carrier like sweet almond oil, as it can cause mild skin irritation due to its strength. If you cannot tolerate the taste, the softgel is an excellent way to go, as you still get the full benefits of its potent properties. It is only recommended for short-term use to treat the beginning of a flu or cold and is not recommended for pregnant or nursing women, children, or those who have high blood pressure or history of cardiac problems.

So if you are wanting to stay healthy naturally this winter, try oil of oregano at the first sign of trouble. You will be amazed at how effective and prompt a treatment it is and how quickly it can stop viruses or other pathogens right in their tracks, leaving you healthier and happier over the winter months.

Source: Natural News
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Make use of this information to hype up your very own detoxification! Start now!

alphaaThe detoxification process can also take in the form of a juice fast.  Here at FitLife.TV, we recommend people to try the Alpha Reset (AR)The Alpha Reset is a 5 Day Juice Fast. It is part of the Juice with Drew System. This is the first step in your detoxification process. If you are just starting out with juicing, do not jump right into a juice fast right away. Just try 1 juice per day along with the rest of your nutrition and see how your body responds. If your body responds well to juicing, then ramp up the number of juices per day. These healthy, nutrient-dense juices can replace that coffee you reach for in the morning or that soda in the afternoon. Here are some of our followers that have tried the Alpha Reset!


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Disclaimer: The techniques, strategies, and suggestions expressed here are intended to be used for educational purposes only. The author, Drew Canole, and the associated www.fitlife.tv are not rendering medical advice, nor to diagnose, prescribe, or treat any disease, condition, illness, or injury. It is imperative that before beginning any nutrition or exercise program you receive full medical clearance from a licensed physician. Drew Canole and Fitlife.tv claim no responsibility to any person or entity for any liability, loss, or damage caused or alleged to be caused directly or indirectly as a result of the use, application, or interpretation of the material presented here.

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19 Brands Owned By Giant Corporations http://fitlife.tv/19-brands-owned-by-giant-corporations/ http://fitlife.tv/19-brands-owned-by-giant-corporations/#comments Thu, 27 Nov 2014 04:36:53 +0000 http://fitlife.tv/?p=49352 drewssexybody (3)1. Blue Moon beer

 

This first one hopefully doesn’t come as  a shock but it’s sad to say that many people were and are actually fooled into believing that these come from a micro brewery. The clever artsy ad campaign must have been what did it.

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Owned by: MillerCoors Brewing

2. Mrs. Meyers Clean Day

 

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Owned by: SC Johnson

3. Kashi

 

The fact that Kellogg’s owns Kashi isn’t the only reason to stop buying it. Read more here about why you should avoid Kashi at all costs. [Update: Kashi is in the process of becoming Non-GMO Project Verified. Don’t jump the gun though! Until a product bears the official Non-GMO logo, it’s most likely still chock-full of genetically modified ingredients. And keep in mind that they’re still owned by Kellogg’s who supports the GMO industry big-time.]

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Owned by: Kellogg’s (officially known as The Kellogg Company)

4. Stacys Pita Chips

 

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Owned by: Frito-Lay

5. Naked Juice

 

Read: Naked Juice Class Action Settlement

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Owned by: PepsiCo

6. Odwalla

 

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Owned by: Coca-Cola

7. Stonyfield Farms yogurt

 

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Owned by: Groupe Danone, a.k.a. Dannon (80% ownership)

8. See’s Candies

 

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Owned by: Berkshire Hathaway (Warren Buffett’s company)

9. Burt’s Bees

 

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Owned by: Clorox

10. Altoids

 

Fun Fact: Altoids contain gelatin made from the collagen inside animal’s skin and bones.

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Owned by: Wrigley, which was bought by Mars, Inc. and Berkshire Hathaway.

11. Goose Island beer

 

Anheuser-Busch, makers of Budweiser, have been steadily weaseling their way into the craft brew scene by initially buying a small chunk of many fine breweries before eventually taking over the entire business. Supporting your local independent breweries is a wise option based on health alone. Read 8 Beers That You Should Stop Drinking Immediately to learn more.

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Owned by: Anheuser-Busch InBev

12. Toblerone

 

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Owned by: Mondelēz, which is made up of the cookie/candy/gum division of Kraft and Cadbury after they merged.

13. Tom’s of Maine

 

You don’t have to support Colgate-Palmolive if you’re looking for fluoride-free toothpaste. Visit your local health-food store and look for brands such as Jason and Desert Essence. Alternatively you can make your own at home. It’s easy! Click here to learn how.

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Owned by: Colgate-Palmolive

14. Pepperidge Farm

 

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Owned by: Campbell Soup Company

15. Marmite

 

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Owned by: Unilever

16. Ben & Jerry’s ice cream

 

Yes it’s true and we’re crying a little also. What you can do instead of paying Unilever is visit eatlocalgrown.com and search for a farm near you! You wouldn’t believe how many farmers make great natural ice cream. There’s likely one in your area that makes all the delicious flavors you could hope for.
Alternatively you can make your own natural varieties with little effort. Click here for DIY non-toxic ice cream instructions.

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Owned by: Unilever

17. The Art of Shaving

 

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Owned by: Proctor and Gamble

18. Bear Naked granola

 

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Owned by: The Kellogg Company

19. Orangina

 

Hopefully you’re not drinking this stuff due to the genetically modified and mercury contaminated high-fructose corn syrup it’s loaded with, but if you are, here’s another reason to choose something else. enhanced-buzz-390-1364505626-11

Owned by: Dr Pepper Snapple Group, which was previously part of Cadbury Schweppes, which sold to Kraft, then Kraft split off the beverage division so Dr Pepper Snapple was separate again (and still owns Orangina). Phew! [H/T Buzz Feed]

UNFORTUNATE BONUS: Hopefully you’ve already heard the bad news. Annie’s, popular for their mac n’ cheese, has been bought out by GMO giant General Mills. Mainstream media likes to act like this is no big deal. Here’s what you’re not being told…

 

Want to see more? Here’s a thorough chart. (Click image for full size)

 

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Source: Real Farmacy

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alphaaThe detoxification process can also take in the form of a juice fast.  Here at FitLife.TV, we recommend people to try the Alpha Reset (AR)The Alpha Reset is a 5 Day Juice Fast. It is part of the Juice with Drew System. This is the first step in your detoxification process. If you are just starting out with juicing, do not jump right into a juice fast right away. Just try 1 juice per day along with the rest of your nutrition and see how your body responds. If your body responds well to juicing, then ramp up the number of juices per day. These healthy, nutrient-dense juices can replace that coffee you reach for in the morning or that soda in the afternoon. Here are some of our followers that have tried the Alpha Reset!


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Disclaimer: The techniques, strategies, and suggestions expressed here are intended to be used for educational purposes only. The author, Drew Canole, and the associated www.fitlife.tv are not rendering medical advice, nor to diagnose, prescribe, or treat any disease, condition, illness, or injury. It is imperative that before beginning any nutrition or exercise program you receive full medical clearance from a licensed physician. Drew Canole and Fitlife.tv claim no responsibility to any person or entity for any liability, loss, or damage caused or alleged to be caused directly or indirectly as a result of the use, application, or interpretation of the material presented here.

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20 Magical Things To Make With Your Jar Of Coconut Oil http://fitlife.tv/20-magical-things-to-make-with-your-jar-of-coconut-oil/ http://fitlife.tv/20-magical-things-to-make-with-your-jar-of-coconut-oil/#comments Thu, 27 Nov 2014 04:24:24 +0000 http://fitlife.tv/?p=49347 20-Magical-Things-To-Make-With-Your-Jar-Of-Coconut-Oil

drewssexybody (3)by Admin – Natural Living Ideas

Coconut oil is quite simply the most magical ingredient in the world and we can’t stop raving about it…

It all started when we published our guide to the reasons why every home should have a jar of coconut oil, we then explored how coconut oil can help you lose weight, later we revealed how to use coconut oil to get gorgeous hair and then we published a “mega” post sharing twenty-five of the best uses for coconut oil as revealed by experts from around the world.

In today’s post we share twenty of the best DIY health and beauty recipes made with coconut oil that will give you even more reasons to buy a jar for your home.

Silky, Fluffy, Chemical-Free Shaving CreamSilky, Fluffy, Chemical-Free Shaving Cream – Next time you shave, why not use a more gentle shaving cream that’s kind to your skin? This recipe allows you to add in your favorite essential oil, so the end result will be totally personal to you!

Overnight Skin Care With Coconut Oil – This overnight ritual will leave your skin feeling refreshed, clean and free from impurities. Not only does coconut oil get rid of grime, dirt and bacteria it also deeply nourishes the skin making sure that it’s left supple and soft.

Coconut Oil Hand Cream – As the colder weather takes its toll on your hands, giving them a little attention and care now and again will go a long way! To avoid dry and old looking hands, use this hand cream often It will provide some much needed nourishment to make your hands softer and smoother.

Whipped Coconut Oil Cellulite Cream – Cellulite is a problem that affects many women. This easy to make DIY helps get rid of those stubborn dimples. With only three ingredients it really couldn’t be easier!

Homemade Liquid Hand SoapHomemade Liquid Hand Soap – Making your own liquid hand soap is not only far better for your family compared to store bought versions, it will also save you loads on your grocery bills! The coconut oil creates a moisturizing effect, making sure every time you wash your hands they end up soft and clean!

2 Ingredient Eye Cream – With coconut oil’s protective antioxidant properties together with its tissue repairing and healing qualities this eye cream works wonders for tired and stressed eyes. This is by far cheaper than the store bought versions and contains no nasties either!

Homemade Deep Conditioner & Hot Oil Treatment - If your hair is prone to getting dry and brittle, then this DIY will help nourish and moisturize your hair turning it into silky smooth healthy hair! Mrs Happy Homemaker provides you with two options, one for every day use and another for an intensive treatment for really dry hair!

Pure Coconut Oil Lathering Soap – This soap recipe allows you to make a pure bar of soap, safe for the whole family to use! It creates a lathering effect so you can feel as though your body is getting a super clean wash but without all the chemicals!

White Chocolate Bath MeltsWhite Chocolate Coconut Bath Melts – These bath time treats are simple yet luxurious. They smell of chocolate, leave your skin beautifully soft and supple and are a delight to make. What could be better? Why not whip up a large batch and give them to your loved ones as gifts this Christmas?

Coconut Oil & Coffee Hand & Body Scrub – This hand and body scrub is perfect if you have a job or hobby which means your hands tend to get rather grubby! With only 2 ingredients it really couldn’t be simpler to make. The coffee works as a gentle exfoliant whilst the coconut oil nourishes dry and broken skin!

Coconut Oil Lotion – The Cure For Dry Winter Skin – As the days get colder, your skin will start to get dryer! No one wants dry and flakey skin, so its better to combat it early on to prevent it. By using this ultra-moisturizing lotion, even the most sensitive of skin can be transformed easily!

Simple Coconut Oil Lip Gloss – With only a few ingredients and a little bit of time, you could have several Christmas gifts ready and waiting for your female friends and family. You can personalize the recipe depending on your own tastes as well as how you present them! A thoughtful but effortless gift everyone would love!

Homemade Coconut Oil ToothpasteHomemade Coconut Oil Toothpaste – It is well known that coconut oil is great for your oral health, so it’s not surprising that many of you already make your own coconut oil toothpaste at home. With antibacterial qualities as well a being a natural teeth whitener, this toothpaste could rival any store bought version!

Coconut Oil Cuticle Cream – This DIY is so simple yet ingenious at the same time. If you are forever battling with your cuticles, why not opt for this completely natural way to help soften and control them easily and effectively. The Frugal Girls could help you save loads on your DIY manicure regime!

Homemade Zit Zapper – If you are on a budget and always looking for ways to treat and prevent nasty pimples, then look no further. This zit zapper is simple to make, only requires two ingredients and works wonders for your skin. Not only is it anti-fungal and antibacterial it also reduces redness and calms angry spots.

Homemade Whipped Body Butter - If your skin is screaming out for some nourishment then look no further than this recipe for a whipped body body! It’s silky smooth, will leave any skin feeling loved and looked after and most of all doesn’t break the bank unlike many body butters available in stores!

Coconut Oil Lip BalmCoconut Oil Lip Balm - These days there are many types of lip balms on the market. Whilst some of these may work at keeping you lips nourished and supple, this homemade version offers a totally natural approach with only one ingredient… why not use cute colorful pots and give them to friends as gifts?

DIY Coconut Salt Foot Scrub – It’s important to show our feet a bit of love now and again, and what better way to do this than by giving them a sensational foot scrub. This exfoliating scrub will help sooth dry and cracked heels but is inexpensive, easy and totally natural!

DIY Homemade Eczema Cream – Kulamama swears by this eczema treatment for her daughter. When used alongside a gut healing program she says the results are dramatic. Eczema can be really painful at times and controlling it can be difficult. But to soothe the pain and calm the skin this remedy is perfect!

Homemade Mascara – Who would have thought you can make homemade mascara from a few simple ingredients including the wonderful coconut oil? This rivals any store bought versions because  you know exactly what goes into it, so there are no hidden secrets.

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13 Health Benefits Of Oranges http://fitlife.tv/13-health-benefits-of-oranges/ http://fitlife.tv/13-health-benefits-of-oranges/#comments Thu, 27 Nov 2014 03:58:29 +0000 http://fitlife.tv/?p=49335 1248909.large_

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“Orange strengthens your emotional body, encouraging a general feeling of joy, well-being, and cheerfulness.” – Tae Yun Kim

Who doesn’t love a delicious and juicy orange as a snack? They are popular with athletes because they can be easily eaten for a burst of energy. I enjoy eating one or two oranges a day most of the year for that same energy-boosting effect.

13 Health Benefits of Oranges:

1. Helps Prevent Cancer
Oranges are rich in citrus limonoids, proven to help fight a number of varieties of cancer including that of the skin, lung, breast, stomach and colon.


2. 
Prevents Kidney Diseases

Drinking orange juice regularly prevents kidney diseases and reduces the risk of kidney stones.

Note: drink juice in moderate amounts. The high sugar content of fruit juices can cause tooth decay and the high acid content can wear away enamel if consumed in excess.

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Reduces Risk of Liver Cancer 

According to two studies in Japan eating mandarin oranges reduces liver cancer. This may be due in part to vitamin A compounds known as carotenoids.

4. Lowers Cholesterol
Since they’re full of soluble fiber, oranges are helpful in lowering cholesterol.

5. Boosts Heart Health
Oranges are full of potassium, an electrolyte mineral is responsible for helping the heart function well. When potassium levels get too low, you may develop an abnormal heart rhythm, known as an arrhythmia.

6. Lowers Risk of Disease
Oranges are full of vitamin C which protects cells by neutralizing free radicals. Free radicals cause chronic diseases, like cancer and heart disease.

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7. 
Fights Against Viral Infections 

Studies show that the abundance of polyphenols in oranges protects against viral infections.

8. Relieves Constipation
Oranges are full of dietary fiber which stimulates digestive juices and relieves constipation.

9. Helps Create Good Vision
Oranges are rich in carotenoid compounds which are converted to vitamin A and help prevent macular degeneration.

10. Regulates High Blood Pressure
The flavonoid hesperidin found in oranges helps regulate high blood pressure and the magnesium in oranges helps maintain blood pressure.

11. Protects Skin
Oranges are full of beta-carotene is a powerful antioxidant protecting the cells from being damage which also protects the skin from free radicals and prevents the signs of aging.

12. Oranges Alkalize the Body
Although oranges are acidic before you digest them, they contain many alkaline minerals that help to balance out the body after they are digested. In this respect, they are similar to lemons which are one of the most alkaline foods available.

13.  Provides Smart Carbs:
Oranges like all fruits have simple sugars in them, but the orange has a glycemic index of 40.  Anything under 55 is considered low. This means as long as you don’t eat a lot of oranges at one time, they won’t spike your blood sugar and cause problems with insulin or weight gain.

Next page: Orange nutrition, interesting facts and recipes.

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Nutritional PowerFood

Oranges have so many benefits and I consider them a Powerfood.
They have a wealth of nutrients including vitamin C, vitamin A precursors, calciumpotassium, and pectin. For a complete list of its nutrients and calories go to calories in an orange.

Interesting Orange Facts:

  • Oranges are the largest citrus crop in the world.
  • Brazil produces more oranges than any other country.
  • Navel Oranges are named after the belly button shape near the bottom!
  • About 25 billion oranges are grown each year in America.
  • In the 18th Century British sailors took sauerkraut and citrus fruits on the ships to prevent scurvy.
  • Florida produces about 70 percent of the total U.S. crop, and 90 percent of its production goes to make juice.
  • In Queen Victoria’s day, oranges were given as Christmas gifts in England.
  • Did you know that the color orange came from the orange fruit?
  • Two most common varieties of oranges are Navel and Valencia oranges.
  • Orange is the world’s third favorite flavor after chocolate and vanilla.

History of the Orange

  • Oranges where first grown in southeast Asia, northeastern India and southern China and were first cultivated in China around 2500 BC.
  • In the first century AD, Romans brought young orange trees all the way from India to Rome. North Africa began growing oranges in the 1st century AD.
  • Christopher Columbus brought orange seeds in 1493 across the Atlantic Ocean to Spain’s Canary Islands to Haiti, where he planted orange orchards. By 1518 oranges were introduced to Panama and Mexico, and a little later Brazil started growing orange trees.
  • America’s first orange trees were planted in Florida in 1513 by Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon.

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Growing Oranges

They are a tropical to semitropical, small evergreen flowering trees growing to about 5 to 8 meters tall. Evergreen means they produce flowers and fruit all the same time.

Oranges are either sweet or bitter but as we know most of us eat only the sweet oranges. The most popular sweet varieties are Valencia, Navel, Persian variety and blood orange.

Warm weather can cause the orange skin to re-green but it will still taste good.

Orange peels contain many volatile oil glands in pits. Interior flesh is composed of segments, called carpels, made up of numerous fluid-filled vesicles that are actually specialized hair cells.

Selection and Storage

  • In the northern hemisphere orange fruit season begins in October and lasts until February.
  • The bigger the navel in an orange, the sweeter it will be.
  • Buy fresh fruits that are firm, yet yield to gentle pressure.
  • Fresh oranges have bright color, no wrinkles on the skin and feel heavy for their size.
  • Avoid overly soft oranges with spots and mold.
  • Oranges can be kept at room temperature for a week or so and but keep well for up to two weeks in the refrigerator. Keep them loose in the fruit container and place in the cool area away from excessive moisture, as they tend to get mold easily.
  • Store freshly squeezed orange juice inside the freezer compartment for later use.
  • Store dried orange zest in a cool, dry place in an airtight glass container away from moisture.
  • Moro oranges are also called blood oranges because the pulp is bright red.

Orange Cautions:

Insecticide is sprayed over orange crops. It is important to at the very least wash the oranges in cold running water before use. Better is to wash them in a fruit and vegetable rinse. Organic oranges do not have these chemicals and are best suited for zest preparation.

For those susceptible to foodborne illness, you may need to avoid drinking unpasteurized or fresh-squeezed juice that could contain bacteria. Try sticking to pasteurized juices.

Preparation and Serving tips

It is simple to eat a fresh orange anytime or anywhere. Be sure to wash them under running water to remove surface dirt and any pesticide residues, then peel the skin and yum!

Making fresh orange juice at home is so easy and much better than those commercial drinks that may contain preservatives and artificial coloring. Oranges will produce more juice when warmer, so always juice them when they are at room temperature. You can roll the orange under the palm of your hand on a flat surface will also help to extract more juice. Also, it is best to drink the juice at room temperature.

The outermost part of the rind grated using zester to produce orange zest, which is tasty. It is important that you use an organic orange as this is where all the pesticides will be.

There is no orange waste because it is all biodegradable.

Source: Underground Health

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How to Grow an Endless Supply of Ginger Indoors http://fitlife.tv/how-to-grow-an-endless-supply-of-ginger-indoors/ http://fitlife.tv/how-to-grow-an-endless-supply-of-ginger-indoors/#comments Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:31:53 +0000 http://fitlife.tv/?p=49298 414597272_de8c1ed0c0

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By Meredith Skyer

Ginger is the perfect herb to grow indoors. It’s very low-maintenance, loves partial sunlight, and you can use parts of it at a time, leaving the rest in the soil to continue growing. Besides, it’s delicious! Really, what’s not to love about growing ginger inside?

A bit about ginger

Ginger takes 10 months to mature and it doesn’t tolerate frost. If you live in a place where it gets chilly in the winter, you’d be better off growing ginger in a pot indoors and bringing it outside in the summertime.

Ginger is one of those miraculous plants that grows well in partial to full shade, which makes it ideal for growing in your home, where most people don’t have full sun pouring on their windows all day long.

Little bits of the ginger root can be removed while it continues to grow. A little bit of ginger goes a long way, so these pieces can be used for cooking, brewing tea or for herbal remedies.

How to plant ginger

The best ginger to plant is purchased from a garden center or seed catalog. You’ll have much better luck if you get seed ginger that was meant to be planted. However, ginger can be hard to find from garden suppliers, especially locally.

Ginger purchased from the produce department of your local grocery store can be used to grow a plant, but with spotty results. Grocery store ginger is often sprayed with a growth inhibitor to keep it from sprouting before it’s purchased. That inhibitor also keeps it from sprouting when you stick it in a pot of soil.

Grocery store ginger also could be coated in pesticides and fungicides. The truth is, you have no idea what’s on it. I’ve heard of grocery store ginger growing just fine, and I’ve heard of it sitting in a pot forever and never budging. If you do purchase your ginger from the grocery store, be sure to soak it in water overnight to remove as much growth inhibitor as you can.

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Whichever way you choose to go, here are some helpful tips for growing ginger inside:

The root that you choose to plant should be plump with tight skin, not shriveled and old. It should have several eye buds on it (bumps that look like potato eyes) and if they’re already a little green, all the better.

If your root has several eye buds, it can be cut and each bud can be placed in a separate pot to produce several plants.

Be sure to pick the perfect pot!

Unlike most other houseplants, ginger loves shallow, wide pots. The roots grow horizontally so be sure the pot you choose will accommodate its growth.

How to grow ginger indoors, step by step:

1. To start with, soak the ginger root overnight in warm water to get it ready for planting.

2. Fill your pot with very rich but well draining potting soil.

3. Stick the ginger root with the eye bud pointing up in the soil and cover it with 1-2 inches of soil. Water it well.

4. Place the ginger in a spot that stays reasonably warm and doesn’t get too much bright sunlight.

5. Keep the soil moist, using a spray bottle to mist it, or water it lightly.

6. Ginger is a slow grower, after a few weeks you should see some shoots popping up out of the soil. Continue to water the plant regularly by misting it with a spray bottle and keep it warm

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Harvesting ginger:

Small pieces of ginger can be harvested 3-4 months after growth begins. Pull aside some of the soil at the edges of the pot to find some rhizomes beneath the surface. Cut the needed amount off a finger at the edge of the pot and then return the soil.

Ginger can be harvested in this way endlessly, and as long as it is well cared for, it will continue to produce roots. If you need a larger harvest, you can uproot the entire plant and re-plant a few rhizomes to start the process over again.

Have you ever tried growing ginger inside? Do you have any tips to share?

 

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The detoxification process can also take in the form of a juice fast.  Here at FitLife.TV, we recommend people to try the Alpha Reset (AR)The Alpha Reset is a 5 Day Juice Fast. It is part of the Juice with Drew System. This is the first step in your detoxification process. If you are just starting out with juicing, do not jump right into a juice fast right away. Just try 1 juice per day along with the rest of your nutrition and see how your body responds. If your body responds well to juicing, then ramp up the number of juices per day. These healthy, nutrient-dense juices can replace that coffee you reach for in the morning or that soda in the afternoon. Here are some of our followers that have tried the Alpha Reset!

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Salted Caramel Coconut Granola http://fitlife.tv/salted-caramel-coconut-granola/ http://fitlife.tv/salted-caramel-coconut-granola/#comments Tue, 25 Nov 2014 03:27:11 +0000 http://fitlife.tv/?p=49209 DSC_8103

drewssexybody (3)The other day, I wanted some granola to sprinkle on top of an açaí bowl, but I didn’t have any. I did, however, have the INGREDIENTS for granola ;) and that’s when I started on this batch that made my house smell like a candy factory. And besides just smelling great, it tasted even better!

So I’m excited to share this recipe with you so you too can partake in this ‘homemade is better’ party that I’m currently raging at. Making homemade granola is not difficult in the slightest, can definitely save some money, and allows you to be very creative based on what ingredients you have.

And homemade granola is generally better for you than store-bought granola. Here’s why:

Often times, conventional granola at the store is sweetened with refined sugar or high fructose corn syrup, and made with unhealthy oils like hydrogenated oils, which contain trans fats, or canola oil, which is primarily genetically modified if not organic. It also may contain soy or soy products, which are also usually genetically modified and over-consumed in general in the United States. Soy has been shown to be an endocrine disruptor by interfering with normal hormone function in the body, and it may also disrupt the function of thyroid. By making your own granola, you can be sure to keep ingredients like the ones listed above out of the food you eat and choose more wholesome options like the ones used in this recipe.

*There are good brands of granola out there made from good whole foods, but they tend to be a little pricey. I never really buy them at the store unless they go on sale. Plus, most people have a lot of the ingredients for granola already anyway so you don’t need to go out and buy everything just to make a homemade batch.

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Next time I make this, I’m doubling the recipe. I couldn’t stop myself from eating the granola mixture (above) before placing it into the oven. I could just munch on that all by itself like nobody’s business! I like the recipe raw just as much as cooked so I got to thinking of different ways to use this recipe, besides just baking it into granola, and here are some of my thoughts:

  • Fall weather is starting to set in here in Michigan, and that means apples are a-comin’! This recipe would be great as an apple crumble for the top of an apple crisp. Place over a bed of thinly sliced cored apples that are covered in freshly squeezed lemon juice, cinnamon, and allspice. I would add about 1/4 cup of melted butter or another 1/4 cup of melted coconut oil to the recipe below, and then bake the apple crisp at 350° for about 45 minutes.
  • Mold the mixture into little oatmeal cookie balls that you can pop in your mouth if you have a little sweet craving.
  • Sprinkle the mixture over a bed of fresh fruit or over banana ice cream for another treat.

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Salted Caramel Coconut Granola
 
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Recipe type: Breakfast, Snack, Dessert

Ingredients
  • Dry ingredients
  • 2 cups oats
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. allspice
  • ⅓ cup chopped almonds
  • ¼ cup shredded coconut
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • Wet Ingredients
  • 8 pitted soaked medjool dates, chopped
  • 2 tbsp. of the date water
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp. raw honey

Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven at 300°.
  2. Pit and soak the dates in filtered water for about 15 minutes. Save 2 tbsp. of the water.
  3. Combine the dry ingredients and mix together.
  4. Combine the wet ingredients and mix together.
  5. Combine the wet and dry mixtures together and mix thoroughly. I used my hands to mash everything together at the end.
  6. Spread granola out on a cookie sheet and bake for about 45 minutes, stirring about every fifteen minutes until the oats are golden.

 What other variations of granola have you made and loved?

Source: Edibly Educated

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Cucumber Marinated Kale Salad http://fitlife.tv/cucumber-marinated-kale-salad/ http://fitlife.tv/cucumber-marinated-kale-salad/#comments Tue, 25 Nov 2014 03:13:16 +0000 http://fitlife.tv/?p=49203 Cucumber-Marinated-Kale-5

drewssexybody (3)Incorporating foods like kale into your diet is so important because you receive an array of beneficial nutrients (like Vitamins A, C, and especially K) that will assist with the overall proper functioning of your body. Yes, kale does have a bit of a strong flavor, and I’ve heard people complain about the taste of kale on more than one occasion. If that’s stopping you from incorporating it into your diet more, then I’m hoping I can help out a bit. I’d say my preferred way to eat raw kale, which happens to be really convenient for snacking, would be these kale chips (seriously the best!!). But they do take some time to make, which may be time you do not have on a regular basis. So I’d like to present to you one of my favorite quick and easy ways to eat raw kale:

Marinated Kale Salads.

Marinading is not intimidating in the slightest. My go-to marinade consists of freshly-squeezed lemon juice, olive oil and garlic and is as simple as mixing those ingredients with the kale and letting it sit in the fridge overnight. The next morning you can add any additional ingredients to jazz up your salad, and wah-la! you are on your way to consuming-with gusto I hope-a dish comprised of some of the most nutrient-dense greens out there and other ingredients that promote detoxification (garlic) and cleansing of the body (lemon).

This cucumber marinated kale salad I had with dinner last night and is a variation of this marinated kale salad I made a little while ago. What I really want to show is that there are many different possible combinations of ingredients you can use starting with the marinated kale as a base. I LOVE the avocado-mango combo used in the one above, but since I didn’t have those ingredients at home, I decided to go with some green onion (which I added to the marinade), cucumber, and hemp seeds in addition to the dried cranberries!

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Cucumber Marinated Kale Salad
 
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Recipe type: Salad

Ingredients
  • 1 bunch kale, cut into small pieces
  • 1.5 tbsp. olive oil
  • juice from ½ lemon
  • 1 glove garlic, pressed
  • 2 green onions, diced
  • 1 cucumber, chopped
  • 1-2 tbsp. hemp seeds
  • 2 small handfuls of dried cranberries (apple juice sweetened if you can find them)

Instructions
  1. Mix kale, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic and the green onions and place in a sealed container.
  2. Place in the fridge, and let marinade overnight.
  3. Add and mix in the cucumber, hemp seeds and dried cranberries before serving.

 What fruits/veggies/protein would you add to your marinated kale salad?

Source: Edibly Educated

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