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Factors that shape the gut community

Health News Roundup for April 12-18

Gut Microbes The Brain-Gut Connection: How Gut Bacteria May Treat Depression “As important as the neurons in the gut is the kind of bacteria found there. Our body is a dwelling place for about 100 trillion bacteria and other microbes, collectively known as our microbiome. They do many important things: break down our food, fight […]

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Fruit & Hemp Green Smoothie

Fruit and Hemp Green Smoothie

This smoothie is a go-to meal at our house. It is quick and easy to make and packed with nutrition. We all love it, even the kids! We make this smoothie most days of the week for breakfast. And occasionally I make it for a quick lunch before heading off to the hospital to work. […]

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Health News Roundup for April 5-11

Organic Foods and Pesticides The EWG released their annual Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen lists for 2015 on February 26, 2015. So while that is not new health news for this week, it still bares linking to because of the high value of information. It is a handy guide to help us know where to […]

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Fruit & Hemp Green Smoothie

Fruit and Hemp Green Smoothie

This smoothie is a go-to meal at our house. It is quick and easy to make and packed with nutrition. We all love it, even the kids! We make this smoothie most days of the week for breakfast. And occasionally I make it for a quick lunch before heading off to the hospital to work. […]

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Creamy Peanut Butter Eggs

Creamy Peanut Butter Eggs

Just in time for Easter here is my recipe for my Creamy Peanut Butter Eggs. Part of a well balanced life is enjoying special holiday treats too. I have created my recipe with all the best ingredients so that we can enjoy these peanut butter eggs every Easter without having to eat junk ingredients. This […]

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Kale and Leek Potato Soup

I am so excited to share this recipe with you! This recipe came to me one day and I thought it seemed like a good idea. I loved that it would be such a healthy soup with the kale, leeks, potatoes, onion and garlic. In my mind, it seemed like it would be really tasty […]

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Gluten Free Banana Walnut Chocolate Chip Muffins

Gluten Free Banana Walnut Chocolate Chip Muffins

These muffins are a family favorite at my house. I used to make muffins all the time before I had to go gluten free. After my diagnosis, we had a muffin famine for a while. My kids asked for muffins numerous times but I had read so many horror stories about gluten free baking that […]

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March Vlog

Here is my vlog for March. Can’t believe March is over already?! Watch the video to see how I did on my monthly challenge for March and to find out what my challenge is for April. What is your monthly challenge for April? I’d love to hear it. Here’s the link to the cleaning schedule […]

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Living Life Fully: a lesson from a trip to the Franklin Institute

Living life on autopilot Physically tired but mentally recharged. It has been a long time since I felt that way. And I didn’t even realize that until last night. My status of late as been physically and mentally tired or exhausted at the end of each day. Honestly, I’m not even sure the last time […]

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Feeling Stuck

Do you ever feel like you are stuck? Maybe stuck in a negative mood or stuck with negative feelings, like resentment or jealousy? Or maybe you are stuck in place of indecision? Or perhaps even stuck in a toxic relationship? When we find ourselves feeling stuck and unable to get out, whatever it is that […]

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“No Longer Beautiful” Post

I was honored to have PositivelyPositive.com publish my post called “No Longer Beautiful” on Friday, March 13th. It was a positive experience interacting with their readers as they read and shared my words. It was a wonderful opportunity to reach a wider audience with my writing and it gave me a chance to make a […]

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Factors that shape the gut community

Health News Roundup for April 12-18

Gut Microbes The Brain-Gut Connection: How Gut Bacteria May Treat Depression “As important as the neurons in the gut is the kind of bacteria found there. Our body is a dwelling place for about 100 trillion bacteria and other microbes, collectively known as our microbiome. They do many important things: break down our food, fight […]

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Source: Lifehacker.com

Health News Roundup for April 5-11

Organic Foods and Pesticides The EWG released their annual Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen lists for 2015 on February 26, 2015. So while that is not new health news for this week, it still bares linking to because of the high value of information. It is a handy guide to help us know where to […]

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Health News Roundup for March 29 – April 4

Score! Video gamers may learn visual tasks more quickly “Many studies show that video gamers perform better than non-gamers on certain visual tasks, like managing distractors and identifying targets, but a small new Brown University study provides gamers with some cognitive bonus points. The study results suggest that gaming not only improves their visual skill […]

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Health News Roundup for March 22-28

Pesticides Used in Pet Collars and Home Insect and Weed Killer Sprays Connected to Cancer “Five pesticides used in pet collars and home insect sprays could cause cancer in humans, health officials said in a new report. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO), evaluates […]

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