Power-Packed Superfood Breakfast Smoothie

This is a smoothie I eat everyday for breakfast. It is packed with superfoods that fight cancer and it provides long-lasting energy until lunchtime. It is quick to make and you can take it on-the-go! INGREDIENTS 1 and 1/2 cups filtered water 1 scoop protein powder  (I use NOW Foods Pea Protein Powder. It is important to avoid those with artificial sweeteners)  1 handful raw almonds, walnuts, or other nuts.  Activated nuts are better (see below) 1 handful kale, spinach or other “greens” 1 tablespoon raw cacao…

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9 Steps To Living a Longer, Better Quality of Life

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An American writer and explorer named Dan Buettner published a book in 2008 entitled The Blue Zone: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who’ve Lived the Longest. This book details information about five regions in the world in which people lived for an unusually long time, often over 100 years. These five regions, which Buettner named the “Blue Zones,” are:   The Barbagia region of Sardinia, Italy The tropical islands of Okinawa in Japan Loma Linda, California (home of the Seventh Day Adventists religious…

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How To Preserve Your Joints For a Lifetime: 4 Steps to Prevent Arthritis

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Do you have arthritis developing in your joints and not know it? Have you been diagnosed with arthritis and suffer with joint pain and stiffness that interferes with activities you enjoy doing? If so, there are four steps you can take to prevent it or slow the progression of arthritis if you already have it. Arthritis is a degenerative joint condition that involves thinning of cartilage, narrowing of joint spaces, stiffness, loss of flexibility and pain.  Arthritis is not an inevitable part of aging as…

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The Keys To Achieving a Healthier Bowel

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Do you get gas, bloating, constipation or diarrhea? Have you ever been diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), diverticulitis, colitis, celiac, Crohn’s, or colon cancer? If so, it is a serious sign you have a weak digestive system. There are many reasons why you can develop these conditions that often cause extreme discomfort. We will discuss the steps you can take to repair a damaged bowel and keep your colon healthy if you want to prevent diseases of your bowel. Here are the things you…

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Mediterranean Diet May Keep You “Genetically Young”

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A recent study has found that eating a Mediterranean diet may be your key to living longer by keeping you “genetically young.” The diet has been a staple of the people in the Mediterranean region for centuries. It is rich in vegetables, fruits, nuts, beans and peas, olive oil, fish and red wine. It is generally low in dairy and red meat. The study found people who ate a Mediterranean diet had longer telomeres. Telomeres are the protective caps at the end of our chromosomes…

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The Simple Weight Loss Secret

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It is that time of year when many people make their new year’s resolutions and losing weight is one of the most popular. Losing weight is not very complicated. It may be difficult for some because it can involve a little will-power, but the rules to follow are quite simple. The secret to losing weight is to EAT LESS SUGAR! Sugar is the main reason why 69 percent of American adults are overweight and 35 percent of these people are obese. Even children between the…

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The Most Important Mineral to Slash Your Risk of The Top Diseases That Kill

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This mineral deficiency has become epidemic, with an estimated 80% of Americans being low. The most recent findings have concluded that taking this mineral in supplement form and eating foods containing it will help protect you from the most deadly diseases. Are you getting enough? There is an 80% chance you are low in magnesium which is putting you at greater risk for disease. The latest research is finding a connection between magnesium deficiency and the following diseases:  Heart Disease and Stroke. Magnesium is required…

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New Study Proves This Food is Healthier and More Nutritious For You

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A review of 343 nutrition studies that compared the antioxidant content, pesticide residues, and heavy metal contamination found this type of food to be superior.  In a study published in The British Journal of Nutrition, researchers compared organic to conventionally grown fruits and vegetables and found the following: Organic fruits and vegetable contain between 19 and 69 percent more antioxidants compared to conventional produce. Antioxidants, such as those found in higher concentrations in organic foods, “have previously been linked to a reduced risk of chronic…

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20 Reasons Why You Need to Take Probiotics Every Day

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Did you know 80 percent of your immune system is located in your digestive tract? Probiotics play a huge role in maintaining strong immunity in this area of your body. They not only help maintain a strong and healthy digestive tract, they also play a vital role in preventing numerous other conditions and diseases as well. Probiotics are “good,” beneficial bacteria that inhabit your digestive tract. Think of them as an army of bacteria that protects your body. How Probiotics Protect You From Illness and…

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