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All Natural Cold Remedies To Keep You Healthy This Cold Season

Are you sick right now? Or surrounded by other people who are? In this post I’m sharing exactly what I do to protect myself from cold germs. You may not know this about me but I work in a pediatric hospital so I am exposed to cold and flu germs on the regular. Not to mention… Read More All Natural Cold Remedies To Keep You Healthy This Cold Season

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4 Easy Ways to Make Your Diet a Little Less Meat & Dairy-Based and a Little More Plant-Based

Interested in plant-based eating? Not ready to jump into it head first? Well that’s ok because today I’m sharing four easy ways you can make your diet a little less meat and dairy based, and a little more plant-based. After doing tons of research, completing my certificate program in plant-based nutrition and meeting many people whose health… Read More 4 Easy Ways to Make Your Diet a Little Less Meat & Dairy-Based and a Little More Plant-Based

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Something You Need to Know About Eggs Sold at Costco

A serious issue concerning food safety and animal welfare has been brought to my attention. If you eat eggs, shop at Costco or are concerned about animal welfare, this is something you need to know. Costco, which is the second largest grocery retailer in the U.S., is selling eggs from Hillandale, a large factory farm that… Read More Something You Need to Know About Eggs Sold at Costco

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Jessica Murnane: A Health Transformation + A GIVEAWAY!

Jessica Murnane of jessicamurnane.com is one cool chick. She creates delicious + healthy recipes, takes incredible photos, promotes wellness like it’s her job (wait…it is!), brings plant-based eating to the menus of restaurants around Chicago, runs her own podcasts, just released her own downloadable cookbook titled A Year of Breakfast and she’s just become mom to little baby… Read More Jessica Murnane: A Health Transformation + A GIVEAWAY!

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Food for Thought: Protein + the Case of the Gorilla

Photo by Philip Kromer, via Wikimedia Commons Nowadays protein is one of the most talked about topics when it comes to nutrition. But really, when it comes down to it, this over-emphasis on protein has been more about making money for the food industry than about promoting actual health. As the book Whole: Rethinking the Science… Read More Food for Thought: Protein + the Case of the Gorilla