Detoxification Archive

  • I never took supplements growing up. I don’t know if it was because my parents didn’t believe in them or what, but I had friends that did. I used to...

    Do “Fat Burning Supplements” Even Work?

    I never took supplements growing up. I don’t know if it was because my parents didn’t believe in them or what, but I had friends that did. I used to...

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  • If you’ve been struggling with blood sugar, looking to improve your diet, digestion, and/or want to lose some weight, introducing resistant starch foods may be a step in the right direction

    The Benefits of Resistant Starch for Fat Loss

    If you’ve been struggling with blood sugar, looking to improve your diet, digestion, and/or want to lose some weight, introducing resistant starch foods may be a step in the right direction

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  • More than one-third of Americans now use some sort of ‘alternative medicine’ for the purpose of improving health, of which, nutritional supplementation is heavily relied upon. The use of nutritional...

    The 3 Best Supplements You’ve Never Heard Of

    More than one-third of Americans now use some sort of ‘alternative medicine’ for the purpose of improving health, of which, nutritional supplementation is heavily relied upon. The use of nutritional...

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  • This is an article I wrote for a local supplement company called Nutrasumma. You can view the article on their website HERE Don’t get caught up in the myriad of...

    Beyond the Benefits of BCAA’s

    This is an article I wrote for a local supplement company called Nutrasumma. You can view the article on their website HERE Don’t get caught up in the myriad of...

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  • By Kaitlin Mackay Optimizing our health is not just a matter of food, it is a matter of choosing the right pots and pans. Do yourself a favor and get...

    Why Healthy Cookware Matters

    By Kaitlin Mackay Optimizing our health is not just a matter of food, it is a matter of choosing the right pots and pans. Do yourself a favor and get...

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  • The chlorophyll in these veggies helps flush out environmental toxins such as heavy metals, pesticides, and air pollution. Load up on parsley, spinach, kale, chard, mustard greens, and wheatgrass. Research shows that chlorophyll may also block genetic changes that cause the production of carcinogenic substances in cells. That means they help reduce the risk for cancer and premature aging. Eat them raw, cooked and/or juiced if you prefer, with every meal of the day.

    How Detoxification Helps Lose Weight Fast – [5 Ways you Can Detox Daily]

    The chlorophyll in these veggies helps flush out environmental toxins such as heavy metals, pesticides, and air pollution. Load up on parsley, spinach, kale, chard, mustard greens, and wheatgrass. Research shows that chlorophyll may also block genetic changes that cause the production of carcinogenic substances in cells. That means they help reduce the risk for cancer and premature aging. Eat them raw, cooked and/or juiced if you prefer, with every meal of the day.

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  • I’d like to think that people are generally health-conscious and therefore will take certain measures to be preventative. Supplement use certainly falls into the realm of our “quick-fix” society, and so I don’t think people will stop utilizing supplements. However, I do think it’s important for people to be educated about what they’re using and why…

    Supplements: Do We Really Need Them?

    I’d like to think that people are generally health-conscious and therefore will take certain measures to be preventative. Supplement use certainly falls into the realm of our “quick-fix” society, and so I don’t think people will stop utilizing supplements. However, I do think it’s important for people to be educated about what they’re using and why…

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  • What if I told you that there was a way to lose body fat that caters to your unique body type. A multifactorial model that assesses not just how much...

    What Your Body Fat Says About You

    What if I told you that there was a way to lose body fat that caters to your unique body type. A multifactorial model that assesses not just how much...

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  • Yup, it’s that time of year again… Either you’ve already been sick or you’ve managed to hold out while everyone else around you topples like dominoes from the cold and...

    Uncommon Remedies to the Common Cold

    Yup, it’s that time of year again… Either you’ve already been sick or you’ve managed to hold out while everyone else around you topples like dominoes from the cold and...

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  • NEED TO READ PART 1 FIRST? CLICK HERE!! Part 2: Three Tips to Manage Hidden Stressors As we mentioned in Part 1 of this article, untreated chronic stress can result...

    Managing Stress: Part 2

    NEED TO READ PART 1 FIRST? CLICK HERE!! Part 2: Three Tips to Manage Hidden Stressors As we mentioned in Part 1 of this article, untreated chronic stress can result...

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  • Some stress can be beneficial at times, producing a boost that provides the drive and energy to help people get through situations like exams or work deadlines. However, an extreme amount of stress can have health consequences, affecting the immune, cardiovascular, and neuroendocrine and central nervous systems, and take a severe emotional toll.

    Managing Stress: Part 1

    Some stress can be beneficial at times, producing a boost that provides the drive and energy to help people get through situations like exams or work deadlines. However, an extreme amount of stress can have health consequences, affecting the immune, cardiovascular, and neuroendocrine and central nervous systems, and take a severe emotional toll.

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  • Food for Thought: Seeing as May is national herb week, I thought it pertinent to briefly reflect on the importance of herbs in our day-to-day lives as well as many...

    Healing Power of Herbs

    Food for Thought: Seeing as May is national herb week, I thought it pertinent to briefly reflect on the importance of herbs in our day-to-day lives as well as many...

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  • In today’s fast paced society it’s not uncommon to turn to a meal replacement bar or shake to help you get through the day. Let’s face it, not everyone has the time (or the desire) to shop, prep and cook every single meal. Use the following ingredients to formulate the perfect weight loss and meal replacement shake.

    The Healthiest Meal Replacement Shake for Weight Loss

    In today’s fast paced society it’s not uncommon to turn to a meal replacement bar or shake to help you get through the day. Let’s face it, not everyone has the time (or the desire) to shop, prep and cook every single meal. Use the following ingredients to formulate the perfect weight loss and meal replacement shake.

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  • By Kaitlin Mackay We need food to live. We need the nutrients in food to live even more so. So it is of great importance to maximize nutrient retention in...

    Shopping Farmer’s Market’s – A Guide to Freshness

    By Kaitlin Mackay We need food to live. We need the nutrients in food to live even more so. So it is of great importance to maximize nutrient retention in...

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  • By Kaitlin Mackay In March, Starbucks bought Evolution Fresh, a company providing high-end smoothies and juices for its consumers. Two juice bars have opened so far, the first in Belluvue,...

    The Benefits of Juicing: Part 3

    By Kaitlin Mackay In March, Starbucks bought Evolution Fresh, a company providing high-end smoothies and juices for its consumers. Two juice bars have opened so far, the first in Belluvue,...

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  • By Kaitlin Mackay Ohhhhhh juicing, how I love thee. In How Juicing Can Benefit You, I covered the basics of juicing, why it’s so good for you, why people juice,...

    The Benefits of Juicing: Part 2

    By Kaitlin Mackay Ohhhhhh juicing, how I love thee. In How Juicing Can Benefit You, I covered the basics of juicing, why it’s so good for you, why people juice,...

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  • How Juicing Can Benefit You by: Kaitlin Mackay If you are tired of hearing “Eat more fruits and vegetables!” you’re not alone. Fruits and vegetables should be a staple in...

    How Juicing Can Benefit You

    How Juicing Can Benefit You by: Kaitlin Mackay If you are tired of hearing “Eat more fruits and vegetables!” you’re not alone. Fruits and vegetables should be a staple in...

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  • Magnesium is essential in over 300 enzymatic reactions in the human body, many tied to sleep, energy, cognitive function, stress regulation, and heart health.  Deficiencies in this all-important mineral ultimately...

    Magnesium: The Mineral You Need

    Magnesium is essential in over 300 enzymatic reactions in the human body, many tied to sleep, energy, cognitive function, stress regulation, and heart health.  Deficiencies in this all-important mineral ultimately...

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  • Vitamin D3: Deficiency, Disease and Dosing Read this, if nothing else: Vitamin D3 deficiency has been linked to increased prevalence of cancer, hypertension, insulin resistance, depression, epilepsy, polysystic ovary syndrome,...

    Vitamin D3: Deficiency, Disease and Dosing

    Vitamin D3: Deficiency, Disease and Dosing Read this, if nothing else: Vitamin D3 deficiency has been linked to increased prevalence of cancer, hypertension, insulin resistance, depression, epilepsy, polysystic ovary syndrome,...

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  • How to Effectively Reduce Inflammation Achy back, sore knees, stiff neck, joint paint. Whether it’s getting out of bed, warming up on the range, post-workout soreness, physical trauma, or the...

    The WHOLE Truth about Inflammation

    How to Effectively Reduce Inflammation Achy back, sore knees, stiff neck, joint paint. Whether it’s getting out of bed, warming up on the range, post-workout soreness, physical trauma, or the...

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  • After extensive research, I’ve come to learn that humans have somehow survived for hundreds of thousands of years on foods that can’t be found in a cereal box, haven’t been...

    The Top 5 Secret Superfoods You’re Not Eating…But Should Be!

    After extensive research, I’ve come to learn that humans have somehow survived for hundreds of thousands of years on foods that can’t be found in a cereal box, haven’t been...

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  • While we are all genetically predisposed to store stubborn body fat in unwanted areas, it seems there’s a direct correlation between the types of foods that we eat and where...

    How to Get Leaner Legs

    While we are all genetically predisposed to store stubborn body fat in unwanted areas, it seems there’s a direct correlation between the types of foods that we eat and where...

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  • Ever heard the saying “you are what you eat”? Well, that’s not exactly accurate. I prefer to say, “You are what you digest, absorb and assimilate.” The digestive system supports...

    The Flu, Immunity, and You

    Ever heard the saying “you are what you eat”? Well, that’s not exactly accurate. I prefer to say, “You are what you digest, absorb and assimilate.” The digestive system supports...

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  • Q) How do I lose body fat around my midsection? A) I used to say that there’s no such thing as “spot reduction”, meaning, you can’t lose body fat in...

    How Do I Lose Body Fat Around My Midsection?

    Q) How do I lose body fat around my midsection? A) I used to say that there’s no such thing as “spot reduction”, meaning, you can’t lose body fat in...

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  • Magnesium is a vital mineral that works synergistically in the body with calcium. We often hear about the necessity of calcium, however, rarely hear about the importance of magnesium as...

    Magnesium… Sleep lately?

    Magnesium is a vital mineral that works synergistically in the body with calcium. We often hear about the necessity of calcium, however, rarely hear about the importance of magnesium as...

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