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Registered Dietitian Ellie Kempton outlines why flax seeds are a source of fiber and can help promote sleep, regularity and satiety.

SIMPLY ESSENTIAL: flaxseeds

History and Why We Love Them Tiny as they might be, flaxseeds pack a punch. In general, seeds tend to be rich in nutrients and many have their own unique health benefits. However, flax also provide us with additional distinctive nutritional benefits that aren’t found among other seeds. Just [ONE ounce] of flax contains [8 grams of […]

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SAVORING SEASONAL BOUNTY

Eat local. Eat Seasonal. Eat Organic. All 3 messages can easily become confusing. Which one is best? Fortunately, they all go hand in hand. By eating foods that are grown locally, you will inevitably be eating the foods that are in season…and by choosing foods that are in-season you are celebrating the rhythm and ritual of […]

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What if…

Cleanses abound this time of year. Intuitively, it’s time to clear the clutter, but which method is right for you? I too used to get incredibly overwhelmed sifting through the various options.  As I did, I couldn’t help but ask myself the following “what ifs…” If you’re anything like me and crave a cleanse that celebrates simplicity, self-care, and […]

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Holistic Nutritionist Ellie Freeman explores whether diet or exercise is more effective in stimulating and maintaining weight loss. Research validates that food makes more of an impact.

BLOG: exercise vs diet

When it comes to weight loss goals, I get asked by my clients all the time… “Which is more important-exercise or diet?” The answer is diet. While a daily bout of activity is phenomenal for strengthening the heart, boosting the mood  and improving sleep, an exercise program alone will not sustainably offer the weight loss […]

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Holistic Nutritionist Ellie Freeman describes how mushrooms help defend the body and stimulate immunity

MUSHROOMS = DEFENSE

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