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Registered Dietitian Ellie Kempton explains Heart Health and it's relation to Brussels Sprouts.

FOOD is MEDICINE: heart disease

Heart disease is something that we’ve all heard of. But what exactly is it? What happens in your body that leads to heart disease? Today we will try to tackle these questions and a whole lot more. HEART DISEASE DEFINED When asked to describe heart disease, most of us would mention plaque buildup in arteries, […]

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Simply Nourished Nutrition, a Denver based Nutrition Practice outlines the importance of nutrition for heart health.

NUTRITION Rx: heart health

  As Valentine’s Day approaches, let’s tackle a topic affecting women everywhere: HEART HEALTH. There are 2 sides to this heart health coin [the emotional + the clinical] and it’s critical to consider both to experience the intoxicating freedom and joy of a healthy heart! From a clinical standpoint, heart disease is the number one killer of both men and […]

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FUNCTIONAL FOOD: t o m a t o

Enjoy this soundbite about tomatoes and then scroll to the bottom where you will find a fun recipe to put them to work. Ready to put tomatoes to the test? Enter your information below to enjoy a gazpacho soup brimming with flavor AND function.   subscribed: 0 Email Marketingby GetResponse

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Holistic Nutritionist Ellie Freeman explains the importance of eating bitters for cleansing digestion and optimized wellness.

FUNCTIONAL FOOD: b i t t e r s

The most popular foods in the marketplace tend to be either sweet or salty. Unfortunately, most of these foods are heavily processed and contain a slew of preservatives.  Next time you are at the store, challenge yourself to find one naturally bitter food. OUR “BITTER-PHOBIC” CULTURE If you find the idea of eating bitter foods […]

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Holistic Nutritionist Ellie Freeman offers a grain free gluten free and refined sugar free muffin recipe to encourage eating flax seeds which are full of fiber and heart protective hormone balancing function.

FUNCTIONAL FOOD : f l a x

Tiny as they may be, flax seeds pack a punch of function. First: Flax offers a great source of fiber. Every tablespoon holds 8 g of fiber making it easy to bump up your fiber consumption of the day by doing nothing more than whirling it into a smoothie or sprinkling it onto a salad. […]

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