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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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Watermelon is a functional food that has the capacity to hydrate the body and serve as a form of holistic nutrition. Ellie Freeman offers advice on how much to consume and what properties the watermelon offers besides just water.

WATERMELON + THIRST

Heat. It can be both a oppressive and luxurious as we buzz around on hot summer days or engage in any act of physical exertion. Our body’s way of compensating is to sweat which not only cools us down but also induces a deep cleansing effect by releasing toxins through the skin. As a former […]

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