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Could You Be Living a Healthier, More Vibrant Life?

Do you endure muscle aches and joint pain?

Are your cravings, especially for sweets and carbohydrates, controlling you?

Do you feel fatigued, suffer from “brain fog” or feel scattered?

Are you moody, depressed or short-tempered?

Do you often have headaches or migraines? PMS symptoms?

Good nutrition boosts you physically, mentally and emotionally. If you answered yes to any of the questions above, what might be lacking in your diet?

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Warm Beet Salad

Beets are an antioxidant-rich root vegetable that provides serious support for the liver and gallbladder. The deep pigments that give beets their rich color, called betalains, are special phytonutrients that provide anti-inflammatory and detoxification benefits.

Loaded with a variety of nutrients such as folate, potassium (essential for healthy nerve and muscle function), magnesium, fiber, manganese (good for your bones, liver kidneys and pancreas) and immune-boosting vitamin C, beets are a great way to increase the nutrient-density of your diet. Eating beet root may help to lower blood pressure, boost your stamina, and fight inflammation and cancer.

And we’d be silly to throw away the beet greens! They are among the healthiest and most nutritious part of the plant! The greens supply significant amounts of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, iron and calcium and may strengthen your immune system as well as support brain and bone health.

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Clean Up Your Plate!

What if the key to you losing weight, clearing up your digestive woes, having more energy, lifting your brain fog, and managing chronic health conditions was in your control?

Well, it actually is! And it’s pretty simple. It’s about changing habits to “clean” up your plate!

You eat to nourish and fuel yourself, right? Most of us in the US have been following the recommended Standard American Diet (SAD) for the past 30 or more years by eating low-fat foods, whole grains, and avoiding cholesterol. And food manufacturers have made it so easy for us! We conveniently stop by the grocery store and pick up frozen, boxed or canned foods to take home and pop in the microwave. Or even easier, drive-thru your favorite fast food restaurant and someone’s already cooked for you. Dinner is served!

Dietary advice followed? Check!

Food is accessible, plentiful and available? Check! Check! Check!

So why then are Americans’ rates of diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure, cancers, auto-immune disease and other chronic health conditions skyrocketing?

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