Raw Hemp Brownies

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Delicious, Nutritious Raw Hemp Brownies Hemp seed is an excellent source of vegan protein (containing all essential amino acids), dietary fiber and essential fatty acids (omega 3 and omega 6). Plus it provides antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Hemp seeds are credited with providing energy, stabilizing appetite and improving digestion. Three tablespoons of hemp contains 10 grams of protein, 3 grams of dietary fiber and only 3 grams of carbohydrates. They also contain loads of natural minerals and vitamins including manganese, magnesium, phosphorus, thiamine and zinc, as well as calcium, Vitamin B6, folate and riboflavin. In addition to being nutritional powerhouses, hemp

Emotional Eating

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January 1st you told yourself you were going on a diet, by January 15th it was “Diet, what diet?” Then you beat yourself up & eat even more because you are so frustrated. Here’s what works: Protein – Aim to have protein 3 times a day. Eggs, fish & chicken are staples. I’m not a big protein eater so I also like protein drinks, hemp seeds, a handful of pumpkin or sunflower seeds or veggies with hummus. Lower Carbs – Make sure you have easy-to-reach-for snacks such as washed and cut carrots, celery, snap peas, cucumbers or any fruit or

Aging Beautifully

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We do not age because we are getting old, we age because we have given up on ourselves. We stop moving, stop caring what we eat and stop nourishing our soul. First of all we need to take care of our inside and our outside will show it! 1) Aim to have protein at least 3 times a day. Eggs, fish and chicken are great staples. I’m not a big meat protein lover so I also like to have a handful of hemp seeds, pumpkin seeds, sun flower seeds or a low fat nut high in protein. Another way to

Younger Looking Skin Naturally

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Look 10 years younger!  Let’s talk about getting Younger Looking Skin Naturally. Think of your skin as your favorite silk blouse – you wouldn’t just throw it in the wash with your gym cloths! Wash your face with a soap and SLS free cleanser that is gentle but deeply cleanses without leaving your skin feeling tight. A good cleanser should leave your skin dewy and glowing. Our CLEAN is All Natural and Leaves Your Skin Feeling Fabulous! As we age we lose Collagen & Elasticity and we gain Confidence and Grace, but we still need to “plump up” our collagen.

4 Reasons Why Natural Beauty Products make wonderful gifts

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During the holidays there are plenty of opportunities to indulge in sweets and spirits that leave your body feeling tired and in need of some recovery.  This is probably why so many New Years resolutions are geared toward losing weight and adopting a healthier lifestyle.  By giving the women in your life natural beauty products for the holidays you can help them get started on their resolutions and give them something they can feel good about indulging in after the holidays. 1.  Natural beauty products are the ultimate way to pamper your friends and family You really don’t need a

6 reasons why natural beauty products are better for you

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Do you already use natural beauty products? We all use a variety of beauty products on a daily basis. Have you ever looked at the ingredient lists written in tiny print on the back of some of your beauty products? Most products are full of ingredients that you’ve probably never heard of. Chances are, if you don’t recognize the name of the ingredient it is a chemical that could potentially be harmful if you continue to use it. Beauty products that may contain toxins and reasons why natural beauty products are better alternatives: 1. Traditional shampoos contain toxins, natural hair

5 ways to detox by switching to natural beauty products

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Did you know that you could help free your body of toxins by using all natural beauty products? There are so many things in the environment that your body soaks in as toxins. These toxins can be found in your hair care products, skincare products and your nail polish. You may not even be aware of the amount of toxins that are built up in your system, and you’d be amazed at the difference you would feel if you followed these steps to detox your body. Step #1: Determine if you are actually using natural beauty products The first step

Go nuts with coconuts! Coconut beauty products and recipes

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The coconut is such a versatile item. It can be used to make coconut beauty products and hair products or consumed for health benefits. Natural coconut beauty products Pure coconut oil can be applied to your face and body to infuse rich moisture into your skin without leaving a greasy residue. Coconut oil can be used as an at home beauty treatment for dry hair. Coconut water is also used in beauty products because it is full of amino acids and electrolytes that are great for hydrating and replenishing your skin. Coconut oil for cooking You can use coconut oil

Anti-Aging Antioxidants for a younger, healthier you!

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The health food industry has been heavily promoting antioxidants as superfoods that will cure just about any disease. What is even more exciting news is that antioxidants are also full of anti-aging benefits that make you look as fabulous as you feel! Anti-aging antioxidants for skincare benefits Your skin has most likely suffered from free radical damage caused by exposure to too much sun. Skincare products that contain natural antioxidants work to repair skin damage caused by free radicals and replenish old dead cells with fresh new, more vibrant looking skin cells. Some anti-aging antioxidants that you should look for

Introducing the incredibly versatile hemp seed!

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It is amazing to consider how much nutrition is packed into a tiny hemp seed. Hemp is unique because it contains all of the amino acids which makes it a complete protein. Hemp is not only full of nutrients, but it also can be used for a variety of purposes for health, beauty and even fashion. Hemp seed milk: When you blend hemp seeds and water together they are transformed into a delicious creamy milk substitute. Hemp milk is full of vitamins, protein and healthy fats like omega 3s so it is perfect for drinking in between meal times, to

Eating less can help you lose weight AND live longer!

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The ultimate diet that helps you lose weight and extend your life is simply to eat less high calorie foods. This doesn’t mean to eat less fruits and vegetables; it means to eat less of the unhealthy, high calorie foods. Lose weight by counting calories The reason why people count calories in order to lose weight is because it actually works. It is a fact that if you eat fewer calories, you will lose weight. Vegetables, especially green leafy vegetables, are very low calorie foods, so even if you are trying to limit your caloric intake, you can still eat

Adult acne: the case for clearer skin calls for a change in diet

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What causes the skin to develop imperfections and blemishes? Research has tied the prevalence of acne to the changing of hormones during adolescence. Why then do acne and skin problems often follow people into adulthood? More recent research is beginning to find a positive correlation between eating certain hormone producing foods and adult acne. Dairy products contain hormones that could affect adult acne Milk and other dairy products contain natural hormones as well as some added hormones that are given to cows to increase milk production. Even some milk substitutes like soy milk contain estrogen, which also affects hormones in