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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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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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Grain-free, gluten free protein bar that can be used as functional food for athletes

FUNCTIONAL FUEL-FOOD TO SUSTAIN A WORKOUT

It’s one thing to will yourself into a workout, but it’s another to FUEL yourself into a WORKOUT (using FOOD of course!) But which foods are best? We live in a day and age where we have TOO many options, most of which are all wrapped up into a fancy sports bars or gel packets. Lets get back to […]

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