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56 Ways to Make an Impact on Your Health + Weight Loss Efforts

Many people want to just get down to business when it comes to losing weight or restarting their weight loss journey.  Almost all stubborn weight issues boil down to the root causes of imbalanced hormones, chronic or temporary inflammation, and a sluggish metabolism. Read more about the 3 Causes of Stubborn Weight and how to… Read More 56 Ways to Make an Impact on Your Health + Weight Loss Efforts

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Healthy Gut, Healthier Life

Start accomplishing your weight loss and life goals by improving the health of your microbiome. While a real food lifestyle is key to health and manageable weight loss, there are significant lifestyle and environmental factors that work against most people’s timeline for healthy weight loss. Depleted soil, food additives, chemical toxins sprayed on foods, and… Read More Healthy Gut, Healthier Life

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How Your Personality and Thinking Impact Weight Loss

Is this cold, foamy glass of beer half full… or half empty? Do you even like beer? What are your thoughts on consuming alcohol, in general? Got you thinking, didn’t I?! Your knee-jerk response to this photo and then the more thought provoking questions can tell much about your personality and thought patterns. The food… Read More How Your Personality and Thinking Impact Weight Loss

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Improve Your Productivity & Focus Through Diet, Rest, & Exercise

Today’s post is a guest post by Amanda VanDeWege of ResetYourWeightBasics.com. She is an avid reader of non-fiction, making connections between “genres” of fields of study and applying them to life in every way possible. She is currently fascinated with nutrition-based weight loss…with the brain in mind. She is also the author of Writing…With the Brain… Read More Improve Your Productivity & Focus Through Diet, Rest, & Exercise

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4 Common Struggles with Fermented Foods + 25 Solutions

Many diets and food plans are finally capitalizing on the health and weight loss benefits of fermented foods like pickles, kraut, kimchi, and even sourdough and tempeh. Smoothie lovers boost their morning’s green goodness with probiotic milk or coconut kefir and soda lovers are turning to the probiotic (and yeast) powerhouse of kombucha (just look… Read More 4 Common Struggles with Fermented Foods + 25 Solutions

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5 Ways to Manage Your Health Goals

Life is complex, and adding focused, healthy goals can make daily life more stressful. Here’s 5 ways to maximize the small steps toward accomplishing your big goal of a healthy weight lifestyle. 1. Keep It Simple Eliminate, cleanse, remove guilt. It’s not about perfection but the daily focus on what helps you Click To Tweet… Read More 5 Ways to Manage Your Health Goals

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3 Actions To Combat Stress and Exhaustion When There’s No End In Sight

Need Some R & R (Rest and Relaxation) But Instead You have S & S (Sleeplessness and Stress)? I’ve talked with countless people (myself one of them) who really want to make weight loss “happen” for them. BUT-and there’s always a disclaimer phrase that follows: “I can’t change X in my life right now. It’s… Read More 3 Actions To Combat Stress and Exhaustion When There’s No End In Sight

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What Determines a Healthy Body Weight?

With clothing companies “renaming” sizes on jeans… a number size isn’t going accurately define weight. Let’s be honest and fair: a “healthy” weight has to be individualized, found within the doctor’s guidelines for height, gender, and age. But is that it? So what are the variables and parameters that should be used to determine a… Read More What Determines a Healthy Body Weight?

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No Money for Supplements? 9 Budget Cuts To Make To Take These 3 Vitamins

You’ve joined the healthy lifestyle movement, eating more “real foods” that ARE the ingredients instead of food products with unpronounceable ingredients.   Great job! When your body is no longer getting regular doses of manufactured preservatives (AKA chemicals), you may start to not feel so great-which is very contrary to why you started to eat… Read More No Money for Supplements? 9 Budget Cuts To Make To Take These 3 Vitamins

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8 Nutritious Snacks to Boost Metabolism

No Time for Weight Loss or Food Unfortunately, a very common complaint that many people have, especially men who desire to lose weight, is that they don’t have time to eat during the work day.  Oftentimes, added onto this need is the inability to take meal breaks consistently, leaving just brief moments available for someone… Read More 8 Nutritious Snacks to Boost Metabolism

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Food Needs To Be Tasty For Weight Loss

Being a Sloppy Eater I realized tonight as I sat completely full and satisfied from an incredibly tasty, well balanced, and healthy dinner that my own “sloppy” approach to my personal weight loss is less about my ability and more about taste. Come to find out that I’m not the only one who succumbs to… Read More Food Needs To Be Tasty For Weight Loss

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Making Healthy Choices for Both Fat and Weight Loss

Food. For those of us who struggle to permanently lose excess fat and body weight and battle against cyclical food cravings, the struggle to find emotional balance and “the perfect food” goes deeper than willpower. There are Biological Factors that Influence Food Choices Studies into behavior reveal a subset of met or unmet criteria that… Read More Making Healthy Choices for Both Fat and Weight Loss

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11 Favorite Vegetarian Cookbooks – Cookie and Kate

Cookie and Kate is a great website for recipes using whole foods.  Here’s her list of vegetarian cookbook favorites that I came across when I was exploring for more easy vegan recipes. Looking for more meatless recipes? Find my go-to vegetarian cookbooks here. You’ll find a wide variety of recipes to enjoy in these fantastic… Read More 11 Favorite Vegetarian Cookbooks – Cookie and Kate