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mens toiletries
Beauty/Household
Michelle Thomason

Non-Toxic Men’s Products

Clean non-toxic men’s products are just as important as clean beauty products for women. Harmful toxic effects do not discriminate or give you immunity due to your sexual orientation. Our skin is our largest organ, and is porous, meaning it absorbs every single thing we

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person holding hands over face with anxiety
Natural Remedies
Michelle Thomason

Anxiety Recap {Triggers + Remedies}

Welcome to anxiety week! Anxiety is a condition that plagues millions of people. Throughout this week, I’m going to bringing awareness of anxiety in many different ways! First up, we will talk about natural herbal support! As always, I have to give a reminder that these herbs

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Crohn's disease, crohn's treatment
Digestive Health
Lahana Vigliano

Breaking Down Crohn’s Disease

While healthcare isn’t sure exactly how Crohn’s Disease starts, like with many health issues, it’s usually a domino effect of things! Triggers of Crohn’s Disease There is the genetic component where you can be predisposed to getting Crohn’s, BUT (a big but!) genetics do NOT

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Greek Turkey Burgers on plate
Poultry
Michelle Thomason

Greek Turkey Burgers

I love a quick, fresh spin on Mediterranean flavors and these Greek turkey burgers are a great clean meal prep idea. Serve between a few leaves of fresh butter lettuce and serve with roasted red peppers and bursting tomatoes. You can also dress them up

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pen and paper and green plant
Hormones
Lahana Vigliano

Progesterone Balance {Women’s Hormones}

A women’s cycle is like a dance – so many moving parts and it’s all gotta tango together (ideally in a really beautiful way!) I’m talking about some fun progesterone this week! And what better way to kickoff progesterone week than an understanding of when progesterone

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Coconut Crusted Chicken up close
Poultry
Michelle Thomason

Coconut Crusted Chicken Tenders

Coconut crusted chicken tenders are the perfect healthy rendition of the fried coconut shrimp that brings me back to our family outings to Joe’s Crab Shack. With a gluten and dairy free batter just as tasty as the real deal, coconut gives it the perfect

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Grilled Artichoke
Plant-Based
Michelle Thomason

Grilled Artichokes with Paleo Lemon Aioli

Grilled artichokes smothered with paleo lemon aioli goodness will blow your guests away! It’s artichoke season but many have zero clue how to cut, prepare or eat them. I agree they are one of the most confusing vegetables. They’re not cheap, so I suggest Youtube

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Pancake Muffins on tray
Breakfast
Lahana Vigliano

Pancake Muffins {Gluten Free | Dairy Free}

Breakfast has always been one of my favorite meals of the day + it’s my daughters as well! And pancakes are a classic, duh. BUT, they can take a bit to whip up. Enter in pancake muffins! This is something that you can make batches

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Healthy Loaded Nachos
Plant-Based
Michelle Thomason

Healthy Loaded Nachos

When you think of nachos, healthy may not be the first idea that comes to mind….until you’ve made ours. This meal (or appetizer) is a crowd favorite to feed hungry mouths when you’re in a hurry or just need a quick dish to serve. Our

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Chicken Sausage and Beans
Poultry
Farrah Oxley

Chicken Sausage + Beans Over Rice {Gluten Free}

The newest recipe on the blog is this delicious chicken sausage + beans over rice (or quinoa if you desire!). It has this amazing cajun flare and super nourishing! This recipe is made by one of our dietitians Farrah Oxley and Lahana followed up by

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office worker enjoying donut at desk
Nutrition
Lahana Vigliano

Foods That Weaken Immune System {Episode 228}

We’ve talked a ton about what can we do to build our immune system, but let’s turn the conversation around and talk about what foods weaken the immune system. Because we can build and support our immune system, but if we’re constantly doing things that

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Buddah Bowl
Plant-Based
Michelle Thomason

Buddah Bowl with Lemon Tahini Dressing

A traditional buddah bowl consists of a grain, vegetables, protein(meat, tofu, beans), and dressing. According to Urban Dictionary, a bowl which is packed so full that it has a rounded belly appearance on the top much like the belly of a buddha. Since I’m not a

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Carrot Cake Pancakes
Breakfast
Lahana Vigliano

Carrot Cake Pancakes {Gluten Free + Dairy Free}

These gluten free and dairy free carrot cake pancakes are to die for. They are so so perfect for a fun Spring time weekend breakfast or hey, no one is judging if you make a massive batch and freeze some! 😉 This recipe makes 12

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Liposomal Vitamin C
Nutrition
Lahana Vigliano

Liposomal Vitamin C Versus Regular Vitamin C

Is liposomal vitamin C better than regular vitamin C? Is it worth the extra expense? I’ve asked those questions myself + wanted to answer those for you today! Vitamin C sales are ROCKIN’ right now due to COVID-19. Literally. Vitamin C is like a diamond

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gluten free Sugar Free Lemon Loaf
Recipe
Lahana Vigliano

Sugar Free Lemon Loaf {Gluten Free}

Lemon loaf lovers – where you at?! How about sugar free lemon loaf lovers – where are you at?! We all love our treats, but when we make them as guilt free as possible, it’s a good feeling, my friend!! So, how exactly did I

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Retinol
Beauty/Household
Gina Nguyen

What They Don’t Want You To Know About Retinol

Retinol in your beauty products causes reproductive toxicity? WHAT?! Hey there! My name is Gina Nguyen, I am the mind behind damngina.co blog. Skincare has been a passion of mine since I was a teenager! My mom taught me to always take care of my skin at

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Supporting Immune System Naturally
Natural Remedies
Lahana Vigliano

Supporting Immune System Naturally {Episode 225}

**We’ve rebranded to Nuvitru Wellness** Let’s talk about supporting immune system naturally. In a time like this, taking care of your health is the utmost important thing. Providing your body with what it needs to function optimally, especially under potential stress by an illness. Or

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Soaking Nuts
Nutrition
Lahana Vigliano

Soaking Nuts, Seeds, + Grains {Episode 224}

**We’ve rebranded to Nuvitru Wellness** If you’ve heard that you should be soaking nuts, certain seeds, grains, and legumes. You heard RIGHT! The two main reasons that soaking + sprouting can be beneficial are.. Antinutrients are naturally found in these types of foods and they

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collard wrap, paleo rueben
Condiments/Misc
Michelle Thomason

Turkey Reuben Collard Wrap (with Russian dressing)

This turkey reuben collard wrap + Russian dressing is so bomb, it’ll satisfy any craving you previously had. Everything is of course dairy free + gluten free.  The Russian dressing was so tasty that I could honestly say I didn’t miss the fact it didn’t

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Mini Pizzas
Condiments/Misc
Lahana Vigliano

Homemade Personal Pizzas w/ Kids

During a quarantine or over the weekend, making these homemade personal pizzas with your kids are a fun creative thing to do! Not only fun, but delicious! Watch how easy it is + below I will link what foods I love and use in our

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Soaking Nuts
Nutrition
Lahana Vigliano

Cooking Oils To Avoid {episode 223}

Wondering what cooking oils to avoid and WHY? We’re going over this topic, so you can be educated on your next grocery store trip + getting oils that nourish your family! **We’ve rebranded to Nuvitru Wellness** Want a more personalized approach to your health, diet,

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Shamrock Shake
Holidays/Seasons
Lahana Vigliano

Shamrock Shake {St. Patty’s Day}

A shamrock shake completes March. I’m a little late with the St. Patty’s Day love, but better late than never! This recipe is only 5 ingredients and loaded with flavor if you love chocolate mint things! My husband doesn’t, so maybe this is why I

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romesco, paleo
Condiments/Misc
Michelle Thomason

Romesco Sauce

Romesco sauce is a Spanish derived magic elixir originally created to top fish. It is rich in toasted almonds, peppers, and whole tomatoes rich with olive oil and garlic and other spices. It’s a win for most dietary types in that it is vegan, gluten

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Functional Nutrition Radio Logo
Podcast
Lahana Vigliano

Grocery Shopping During Coronavirus {Episode 221}

Can I start off by saying that I don’t think you should be hoarding? Even in countries with STRICK quarantine situation like Italy, they are still allowed to go grocery shopping. There is legit no need to be stocking up for doomsday. I do hope that you are doing your part in social isolation and staying healthy by eating wholesome foods, taking supplements, getting fresh air and sunshine every day!

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paleo veggie raisin bread
Breakfast
Michelle Thomason

Raisin Veggie Bread

There are probably 1000 different ways to make a raisin bread. Since we are currently having to quarantine and practice social distancing due to Coronavirus, I’m trying to make meals and snacks ahead of time with the nutrition as the main focus.  As we approach

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Gluten Free Chocolate Mug
Recipe
Lahana Vigliano

Gluten Free Chocolate Mug Cake

This gluten free chocolate mug cake is the PERFECT thing if you are wanting something sweet, but don’t want to make a dozen cookies or a whole cake. It helps limit the number of sweets that you eat + the serving size is perfect for

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