Sugars and fats have been under scrutiny for what seems like forever. For the last 40 years, the idea that fats had a bigger impact on health compared to sugar was the consensus, until recently. We now know that fat is very healthy, and is actually necessary for optimal health.

Now that fats have gained much earned popularity, there should be more of a discussion about what is a good fat versus what is a bad fat.

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Adrenal exhaustion is a serious and unfortunately, very common problem among many. The body feels like it cannot get enough rest. Consistently tired, there seems to be no drive, no motivation, and the ability to move or work is often depressed. Emotional states can fluctuate, as do sleep patterns, and the ability to regulate day to day lifestyle routines is disrupted because of hormone and neurotransmitter disturbances.

Your adrenal glands are responsible for regulating cortisol,

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Ingredients

1/2 cup gluten free, organic rolled oats (steel cut)
1 tablespoon organic chia seeds
1/2 cup coconut-almond blend, milk
1/4 cup filtered water
1 teaspoon raw, organic cacao powder
1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract or 1 teaspoon alcohol free, vanilla extract
1 tablespoon organic, raw honey or maple syrup
2 teaspoons organic chia seeds (for garnish topping)
2 teaspoons organic shredded coconut,

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Cruciferous vegetables have some amazing qualities that can contribute to your ultimate health. Cruciferous is the word used to describe vegetables that are related to the cabbage family.
They are loaded with soluble fiber, vitamin C, several minerals and phytochemicals. In addition to vitamins K, A and C, they also contain higher amounts of folic acid, when compared to many other classes of vegetables.

The cabbage family includes:
Broccoli
Cauliflower
Bok choy
Kohlrabi
Arugula
Brussels sprouts
Mustard greens
Collard Greens
Kale
Choy sum
Turnip root
Rutabaga
Mizuna
Chinese cabbage
Napa cabbage
Komatsuna

Cruciferous vegetables are nutrient dense foods,

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Ingredients

4 (4 ounce) portions of wild salmon fillets
1 medium organic cucumber, cut into 1/2 inch thick pieces
1 medium red onion, sliced thin
1 small organic red chile pepper, seeds and veins removed, and sliced into thin pieces
1 organic avocado, mashed with a fork
1/2 cup organic cilantro, chopped and loosely packed
8 (Siete brand) grain free, gluten free tortillas
Sea salt,

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Some patients describe it as a type of “brain fog.” It’s a state of mind where things are hard to remember and it takes longer to process what you read and think. It mimics the visibility that comes with the morning fog, where things are hard to see, hard to perceive, hidden behind a mental cloudiness that can result in a chronic change in mental status. While “brain fog” might not be a professionally supported medical diagnosis,

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Ingredients

 
2 – 3 pound whole chicken, organic (pasture raised is best)
2 sprigs fresh organic rosemary, leaves pulled off
6 cloves organic garlic, smashed
2 tablespoons of good quality olive oil
2 organic fennel bulbs, cut into 2 inch pieces
1 organic lemon, cut into round slices
Sea salt and black pepper, to taste

 

Directions

 

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Ingredients

15 ounces garbanzo beans (chickpeas), drained and rinsed (BPA free can and organic)
1 medium red onion, diced
8 ounces of organic grape tomatoes, chopped in half
1 organic red pepper, chopped into 1 inch pieces
4 ounces of chopped, organic flat leaf parsley
1/2 teaspoon sea slat
1/2 teaspoon organic ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon of organic ground turmeric (powdered is fine)
2 cloves organic garlic,

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Gluten intolerance, sensitivity, and allergy are all different forms of the body’s inability to process gluten. Numerous studies have addressed the controversy of gluten and Celiac-related medical issues. This includes one of the main symptoms associated with gluten intolerance- inflammation.

Inflammation is a complex process that happens within the body when it is exposed to a substance it sees as harmful, but might actually not be. This includes foods containing gluten.

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Autism is complex. Complex enough to contain a wide spectrum of possible symptoms or issues. This is the reason that it is called Autism Spectrum Disorder. Our understanding of it is still fairly new, but we are beginning to develop a clearer picture about its root causes and how our environment and society affects it. Researchers have been looking into whether certain heavy metals or pollutants are also having an effect on ASD.

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