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water hydration
Fitness
Beth Jameson

Why Is Hydration So Important?

Water.  It is a requirement for human life and makes up roughly 60% of an adult human body.  We can only live about a week without water depending on our health status and body composition. But why is hydration so important for our health? Water’s Function

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Protein
Nutrition
Beth Jameson

How Much Protein Do We Need?

These days it seems everyone is obsessed with high-protein everything. Age, activity and health make everyone’s needs a little bit different. This can make it difficult to navigate a healthy and safe dietary intake. If you’re wondering how much protein you really need, read on

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breastplant illness
Nutrition
Beth Jameson

Breast Implant Illness

I know five people who have recently had their breast implants removed for various reasons. All of them were experiencing similar symptoms that developed over time after implant surgery. So many people have no idea how silently harmful breast implants can be to our health.

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pregnant woman
Nutrition
Lahana Vigliano

Iodine: What is it +Why we need it

Almost everyone has heard the terms hypo- and hyperthyroidism, but how many know the role that iodine plays in the function of the thyroid and overall health? Although, it is an essential nutrient – many do not realize that they are deficient. It is especially

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Health Benefits of Sweat
Fitness
Farrah Oxley

Health Benefits of Sweat

It’s gettin’ hot in here, so…?!?! Cross your heart and thank your body for the drip drip drip that is SWEAT. What is sweat? It is mainly water, but it also contains traces of salts, amino acids, proteins, and other substances. It can be a

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Herbs For Allergies
Natural Remedies
Lahana Vigliano

Herbs For Allergies {Natural Antihistamines}

Being in Austin, it’s opened my eyes to see how much allergies are very common here (everything is bigger in Texas!). I mean – YEAR AROUND. Not the usual ‘allergy season’, but every season something is blooming and people can be relying on over the

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Roasted Rosemary Garlic Chicken
Poultry
Lahana Vigliano

Roasted Rosemary Garlic Chicken

Roasted chickens are the best! The flavor and bone broth that comes from the chicken is so amazing. This is such a simple recipe with simple ingredients that you probably have in your kitchen right now – rosemary garlic chicken! It is a total dinner

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Juice Plus
Nutrition
Lahana Vigliano

Is Juice Plus Healthy?

Juice Plus is the first of many companies that I will be writing blogs about to give you a certified nutritionist’s view on their products. Is it worth it? Is Juice Plus healthy as it seems? I wanted to dive in to give YOU, the

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healthy easter candy
Holidays/Seasons
Farrah Oxley

Healthy Easter Candy Options

The flowers are blooming and the birds are chirping. These spring time sights and sounds means Easter is coming! While some of us have begun to spring clean our home, we may need to add cleaning up our Easter baskets to our to-do list. Easter

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Carrot Cake Muffins
Holidays/Seasons
Lahana Vigliano

Carrot Cake Muffins {Gluten Free}

I actually made a carrot cake recipe very similar to this recipe – almost identical! But with kids, carrot cake muffins are fun and easier to handle. Plus, cooking is faster than the normal carrot cake! If you need a dairy free icing, try using

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sweet potato hash
Breakfast
Lahana Vigliano

Sweet Potato Diner Hash

Sweet potato diner hash is one of my favorite side dishes to order with my eggs when I go out to breakfast. place It’s also of my favorite sides to meal prep for the week, so I don’t get bored of JUST eggs. Prep a

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increasing progesterone, bridgit danner
Podcast
Lahana Vigliano

Increasing Progesterone w/ Bridgit Danner

We’re sitting down with Bridgit Danner about progesterone and women’s cycles this week on the podcast! Some questions we’re answering today… Progesterone’s role in our body Progesterone connected to sleep and anxiety Progestin versus progesterone (Progestin is what is found in birth control) Reasons women

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Magnesium
Nutrition
Lahana Vigliano

Magnesium Types: What Magnesium Do You Need?

  Magnesium Types and Sources There are a lot of different magnesium types. Seriously…….SO. MANY. It can be confusing for many consumers because certain forms of magnesium can be beneficial for different ailments. We find magnesium in many different places. Some of the most bioavailable

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natural endometriosis support
Podcast
Lahana Vigliano

Natural Support For Endometriosis

Struggling with endometriosis? We’re covering what you can do with your foundation {nutrition, sleep, stress, environment} can impact endometriosis! While we have rebranded to Nuvitru, we’re answering the questions… What foods should I be focusing on with endometriosis {AND what should I be avoiding} Lab

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Slow Down Tummy Syrup
Natural Remedies
Lahana Vigliano

Natural Diarrhea Support Tummy Syrup

Nausea and diarrhea are the worst, so I keep our natural diarrhea support (slow down tummy syrup) on hand at all times! Being a mama with kiddos who go to school and are always exposed to this stuff means I’m ready for anything. Legit, as

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Depression, Underlying Issues
Podcast
Lahana Vigliano

Underlying Issues with Depression Episode 154

Is there really such a thing as underlying issues with depression? Depression is rampant in our society. While there are many factors that can influence your mood and cause depression, Beth and I focus in on her journey as a young adult being diagnosed with

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Cabbage Bowl
Poultry
Beth Jameson

Cabbage Bowl {Grain, Gluten & Dairy Free}

Cabbage is not the most glamorized vegetable in the United States. However, cabbage is one of the most widely consumed vegetables world wide. And more than that — it is PACKED with nutrition! Cabbage is part of the Cruciferous Family. Eating healthy never tasted so

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Adrenal Fatigue, diet, thyroid connection to fatigue
Podcast
Lahana Vigliano

Adrenal Fatigue Diet + Supplements {Episode 153}

Have you heard all about the adrenals? Adrenal fatigue is the talk of the town in the functional medicine / holistic space, for GOOD reason. It’s actually not exactly adrenal fatigue, but more so HPA dysfunction. It’s important to take care of these little guys

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Coconut Wild Rice
Recipe
Farrah Oxley

Coconut Wild Rice {Gluten Free | Dairy Free }

Side dishes can sometimes get a bad rep, but incorporating healthful side dishes can take your meals to the next level. This Coconut Wild Rice dish is rich, creamy, delicious, and SO easy to make. It is also gluten free, dairy free, and loaded with

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Hamburger Helper
Beef
Lahana Vigliano

Healthy Hamburger Helper {Gluten Free}

I will be the first to admit – I HATED Hamburger Helper when I was younger. It tasted like junk, in my opinion (and it still does!). But, I know many people who loooove hamburger helper, but they want to be healthier! I get it!

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superfoods for heart health
Natural Remedies
Farrah Oxley

6 Superfoods for Heart Health

Preventing heart disease and investing in heart health is possible at any age. It’s mainly our lifestyles that warrant a little fine tuning. Learning the tools and strategies to make your choices count are key… and our food choices are no exception. Food and nutrition

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Bacon Veggie Muffins
Breakfast
Lahana Vigliano

Breakfast Bacon Veggie Muffins

These breakfast bacon veggie muffins are perfect for you to grab + go. Heat it up quick and you’ll feel like you’re having this gourmet dish in seconds! Make sure that you are prepping ahead, so your mornings can be nice + slow. We love

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science behind toxic skincare
Podcast
Lahana Vigliano

Behind Toxic Skincare to Natural Skincare

Should you be moving forward with natural skincare? Are you ready to tune into the science behind Ariel’s natural skincare line + why we should be avoiding toxic ingredients in skincare? I LOVE science + I aim for you to learn something in each episode

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blackberry sausage hash
Breakfast
Lahana Vigliano

Blackberry Sausage Hash

A wholesome breakfast is my jam. I love breakfast potatoes. I love sausage. I love blackberries. I love eggs. Need I say more? I decided to whip up this blackberry sausage hash to bring together all my favs! If you want to spice it up,

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breaking the yelling cycke
Podcast
Lahana Vigliano

Break The Yelling Cycle- Jeanette Hargreaves

Jeanette Hargreaves coming at us with all the truth bombs today to better our personal growth and family harmony. Are you a yeller? Do you want to be? Did you grow up with having a parent as a yeller? In the gentle parenting world, parents

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Chocolate Avocado Mousse
Recipe
Beth Jameson

Chocolate Avocado Mousse {Gluten Free}

Most of us have heard the health claims of avocado, unsweetened cocoa, coconut oil, and cayenne.  I love this recipe for chocolate avocado mousse because it incorporates all of those nutrient-rich foods and makes me feel like I’m eating a decadent dessert!  If you’re anything

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