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

MUSHROOMS = DEFENSE

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Holistic Nutritionist Ellie Freeman explains how Macadamia Nut Oil has the capacity to increase skin's protective capacity.

MACADAMIA NUT OIL + SUN EXPOSURE

  Just hearing the word “macadamia” makes my mouth water. Now that I have tasted macadamia oil, I don’t know that my refrigerator will ever be without some on it’s shelf. Beside the buttery flavor and silky texture, macadamia oil boasts anti-inflammatory properties that are appealing to both the taste buds and the tissue. While […]

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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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