Top 5 Plants for Hormone Balance

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Many plants have hormone-balancing properties, and consuming them can be helpful if you’re experiencing symptoms related to imbalances. Hormones are our bodies’ chemical agents for regulating the various biological functions. However, sometimes the endocrine glands that produce these hormones don’t perform at optimum levels, causing hormonal imbalance. This can happen due to disease, environmental factors, […]

From Disordered Eating to Plant-Empowered Living: Part 2

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Part 2 of my journey starts in my college years, where the diet mentality kicks in and disordered eating starts to snowball out of control… Part 2: Journey into Diet La-La Land [If you haven’t read PART 1 of my multi-part “From Disordered Eating to Empowered Living” series, I invite you to start there.] During […]

From Disordered Eating to Plant-Empowered Living: Part 1

Kick Disordered Eating Out

The time to share my journey from disordered eating to plant-empowered living has come!  Part 1: Intro I’m ready to come clean… What you are about to read is Part 1 (an introduction) to the multi-part “coming out” series I am going to be sharing with you over the next few weeks. I will be […]

7 Essential Kitchen Staples for the Plant-Based Diet Newbie

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One of the most challenging aspects of transitioning to a plant-based diet can be re-setting your default kitchen staples, and creating a new set of “go-to” meals. As an ex-cheese addict myself, I struggled when I first started transitioning to a vegan plant-based diet, staring at my bare cupboards and fridge and wondering what on […]

Five Easy Steps to go Vegan in 2015!

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Learning how to take small, easy steps to go vegan, looking at it as a day-by-day transition, is the way to making the transition a success. Since switching to a vegan diet plan I’d have to say that aside from the obvious “where do you get your protein from” question, what I hear the most […]

The 22-Day Revolution Hits Shelves… Congrats to Marco Borges!

Beyonce and 22-Days Nutrition

I want to congratulate my friend Marco Borges for the release of his new vegan diet plan book, The 22 Day Revolution, the forward of which was written by Beyonce! There was a great article written in the New York Times the other day about 22 Days Nutrition, the company owned by Marco, Beyonce, and Jay Z. […]

Considering a Juice Cleanse? Top 5 Tips for Success.

Successful Juice Cleanse

A successful juice cleanse is fantastic way to pack your body full of disease-fighting nutrients, give your digestive system a break from processing heavy proteins, fats, and other foods that are taxing on your organs to digestive, clean your colon, and flush out toxins from your body. Many people believe that if they manage to […]