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DARK CHOCOLATE HEALTH BENEFITS

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DARK CHOCOLATE HEALTH BENEFITS

Let’s be clear that when it comes to eating chocolate for health, we are not talking about Snickers, M&M’s, Twix, or Hershey’s milk chocolate bars, as these treats are often mixed with other unhealthy ingredients such as hydrogenated fats; they contain high amounts of sugar and their cacao content is minimal. If you can tolerate chocolate (meaning your body doesn’t have a negative reaction after you eat it), you should stick with dark chocolate that is greater than 70% cacao content, with 85% preferred, and consume roughly the size of a silver dollar daily. So, that is what you would aim for in healthful...

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VANILLA TURMERIC GOLDEN MILK RECIPE

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VANILLA TURMERIC GOLDEN MILK RECIPE

The health benefits of Turmeric, this comforting turmeric tea is also just the perfect way to cozy up at the end of a long day. I think it’s reminiscent of a chai latte – warming and a bit spicy. Take this recipe and customize however you’d like! The options are pretty much endless. INGREDIENTS:* 1 cup unsweetened almond milk* 1 teaspoon to 1 tablespoon honey, to taste (can sub pure maple syrup for vegan version)* 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric* 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger (can sub 1-2 teaspoons fresh grated ginger, to taste)* 1 5-inch cinnamon stick (can sub 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon)* 1/2...

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CHAMOMILE BENEFITS

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CHAMOMILE BENEFITS

1. Relieves Stress One of the most common reasons people chose Chamomile for tea consumption is the powerful ability of its ingredients to aid in relaxation. Chamomile tea can help reduce stress and anxiety thanks to its warm, soothing nature. For the best results, drink one to two cups of chamomile tea daily or when feeling particularly stressed out.2. Can Help You Sleep Better Just as relaxing compounds in chamomile tea help to alleviate stress and anxiety, they also aid in helping you get to sleep faster and achieve a more restful repose. Chamomile tea induces sleep for people who...

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18 TOXINS THAT WE ARE EXPOSED TO EVERYDAY & HOW TO CLEAR THEM OUT

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18 TOXINS THAT WE ARE EXPOSED TO EVERYDAY & HOW TO CLEAR THEM OUT

  Toxins in the Body When your body’s ability to detoxify itself is compromised, you cannot properly deal with the many toxins existing and growing in our environment, some of these toxins may affect your digestion. As a result, your body will naturally trap the toxins in fat cells toxins that enter our body – that’s how our bodies protect our vital organs.  One of the books that will give you all the insight is UltraMetabolism, Dr. Mark Hyman explains that 63 scientific studies have explored the link between chemical toxins and obesity. Among those studies, researchers found that toxins, specifically pesticides and PCBs, interfere with...

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9 ESSENTIALS TO AVOID WHILE DETOXING

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9 ESSENTIALS TO AVOID WHILE DETOXING

  It is very important to eliminate the following while you are detoxing to reduce the strain on your body and it will make your detox journey an easier one. Trust us it will be all worth it.  Try to avoid plastics. This includes plastic containers and water bottles. Replace these with glass or ceramic items Be careful of body creams that make you retain water – in the detox diet phase, avoid creams that contain animal fats. Instead, use pure coconut oil or olive oil; rosehip oil is also great to use on your face. These will help to replace...

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