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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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Picture of turmeric- a potent spice and whole food remedy

TURMERIC + INFLAMMATION

Pain is hard to ignore. It affects the way we act, sleep and live. As a an athlete, I  learned at a young age to push through pain or simply ignore it. While this may have allowed me to reach my short-term athletic goals it led to some pretty serious long-term health complications. Why? Any […]

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Fresh herbs that can be used to cleanse the body naturally. This is one of the whole food approaches to cleansing that Holistic Nutritionist Ellie Freeman talks about in the video

TIME TO LOVE YOUR LIVER

Spring is in the air and according to any nutrition magazine or health journal you read, ‘Tis the season to cleanse! Before you jump on any “strict cleansing diet bandwagon”, I want to simplify your life and give you 3 of my favorite cleansing tools that don’t necessitate any fasting or deprivation. Instead, these 3 […]

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