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Bone broth is a soup that has been consumed for centuries across various cultures for it’s nutritious and healing properties. High in amino acids, collagen and minerals, it is thought to quell inflammation in the gut and speed recovery of the gut lining.  I recommend c...

Grass fed (and finished) Bison is super high in iron, zinc, B12 and lean, low fat protein. Compared to beef, bison is higher in omega-3 fats and lower in saturated fat. Overall, it has a higher percentage from protein and lower percentage from fat.

Bison are u...

 

 

 

Chia is an ancient Pre-Colombian seed that served as an essential source of energy in both Aztec and Mayan diets.  Aztecs also used the seed medicinally for joint pain and skin health. Chia is now considered a superfood and is found in almost all grocery stores and...

Smoothies are great snacks and can also make a delicious breakfast on the go! They are much healthier than juices, because they still have all the fiber and nutrients that keep you full and prevent your blood sugar from spiking and dropping.

By setting your fridge and p...

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If you are trying to go dairy free or want an alternative to store bought nondairy milks, consider making your own! It’s easy to do and much less expensive than buying pre-made versions. Also, many store bought nondairy milks have preservative...

 

High levels ​of stress can negatively impact virtually every body system! Long term stress increases the levels of cortisol and adrenaline, two stress hormines that can be detrimental to health when not properly regulated. Elevated cortisol levels remove bloodflow fro...

 

 

Almost every native diet worldwide included a traditional fermented food. Fermentation is one of the oldest known preservation methods; some historians estimate it goes as far back as 6,000 BC! Cultures traditionally used fermentation to safely store foods for long p...

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Your microbiome is the community of microorganisms living in your body. For every human cell, we have 10 bacterial cells, meaning we are made up of 90% bacteria! We have more bacterial DNA than human DNA. There are also organisms like archaea, yeast, fungi, viruses, a...

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