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Cholesterol: Everything You Need to Know

As someone who has had heart disease I know what it’s like to be sifting through page after page of information, trying to sort out what’s right and wrong, what’s going to work for me, and struggling through all the conflicting information. Here’s a post from the Leaf I found on cholesterol. Obviously there’s always controversy surrounding this topic, but I find it helpful to collect as much information as possible so I can make at least reasonably informed decisions about my health. Read the post here.

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Relieving Acid Reflux Naturally

  Millions of people deal with digestive health issues every day. One of the most common conditions is what many refer to as heartburn or acid reflux. When acid reflux happens two or more times per week, it becomes gastroesophageal reflux disease. This uncomfortable and dangerous condition can be addressed in several different ways without medication. Diet  One key is to eliminate foods that may be causing heartburn- certain foods such as caffeine, chocolate, acidic juices, alcohol and salt have all been linked to acid reflux. Also, […]

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What Are Prebiotics Health Benefits And Food Sources?

Probiotics are your gut’s best defense in the underworld of the microbiome. They’re the “good” bacteria that fight off inflammation and disease and boost your immunity. But have you heard of prebiotics? Prebiotics are non-digestible fiber compounds or carbohydrates that help feed the probiotics and help them grow. Think of them as the water and sunlight flowers and plants need to flourish. There are plenty of excellent ways to get prebiotics — you might already be eating them — garlic is one! Today, I’m breaking down how prebiotics and […]

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Toxins in Vaccines Linked to Autoimmune Disease: The Latest in Vaccination News

Hallelujah Diet has long stressed that the risks and side effects related to vaccinations outweigh any potential benefits, especially among babies and children. We believe that natural prevention, through a wholesome raw diet of fruits and vegetables, is the best way to guard against sickness and disease. Research has long pointed to harmful ingredients in vaccines and it’s even been reported that children who have received shots get more sick than those who don’t. Last November, new research added confirmation to the Hallelujah Diet’s stance on vaccinations, concluding […]

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Healthy Pizza Recipes You Can Make at Home

(www.idealshape.com/blog/healthy-pizza-recipes)   If you know anything about me, you know that I love pizza, and so do my kids! We have pizza EVERY Friday together as a family, and it is the most fun tradition. As a personal trainer for over 10 years, what I’ve found is that being healthy and happy requires balance and moderation. You can make health-conscious (and DELICIOUS!) meal choices throughout the week to support your weight loss and fitness goals, but you need a happy balance.  READ MORE…

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Mrs. Sprat got it right

(Image by Frederick Richardson via Wikimedia Commons.) Jack Sprat could eat no fat. His wife could eat no lean. And so between the two of them, They licked the platter clean. If Jack Sprat could eat no fat . . . well, he’s going to be one sick, hungry guy. Fats, unlike carbohydrates, are essential, as necessary as water or oxygen. If we are, at the core, hunting carnivorous creatures, a product of our unique evolutionary past, it’s easy to recognize that consuming the fat of animals […]

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The Egg-Cholesterol Connection Explained

If you’re like most people, you associate eggs with cholesterol—something to avoid. But, according to the recently updated Dietary Guidelines for Americans, cholesterol is no longer listed as a nutrient of concern, meaning there is no longer a recommended daily maximum.* #HealthyHowTo Video: Separate an Egg in Seconds Read More The guidelines do note that there is strong evidence to suggest that eating patterns that include lower intake of dietary cholesterol are associated with a reduced risk of heart disease. And moderate evidence indicates that these eating […]

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Weight Loss Inspiration: 5 Remarkable Weight Loss Success Stories

If you’ve read any of our weight loss success stories, you already know: Every journey is different. Our customers all have different reasons for gaining the weight, different reasons for turning to Nutrisystem, and  different challenges and victories along the way. But ask any of our success stories to sum their journey up in one word and the theme remains the same: Life-changing. These folks know first-hand that losing weight isn’t just about looking better in a bathing suit. It’s about taking control of your health so […]

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Refreshing Springtime Salad Recipes

Ah, springtime. The sun is shining, the crisp air is blowing, the flowers are blooming; there are so many refreshing details that make this season the perfect departure from a long, dreary winter. Plus, it’s finally time to head outside and tend the garden you’ve been missing for months! Growing your own produce isn’t just a fun hobby, it’s a healthy habit that encourages you to take advantage of having the freshest fruits and vegetables at your disposal. Looking for new, interesting and delicious ways to make […]

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Easy & Natural Ways to Improve Your Skin

Your skin covers up all the important things inside your body, so you should take good care of it, right? Sometimes it can be hard to know how we can best take care of our skin. There’s always a new product that claims to be able to solve all your skin problems. I don’t have the time or money to try out all these products, so I look for natural ways to improve my skin! I’ve always had a lot of acne and dry skin, especially around […]

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