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Raw Coconut Bites – Yum!

January 29, 2018 Amandalee 0

Someone on my Facebook feed has been experimenting with raw desserts, and posting recipes they’ve tried. This one caught my eye. Bounty bars were one of the only chocolate bars my mother would occasionally treat us with growing up, so they hold a special place in my heart (and taste […]

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Is Fasting The Key to Healthy Organs?

January 22, 2018 Amandalee 0

There’s been a lot of buzz on this fasting idea. Like all things that show up and become popular for a time (and there have been so many!), there’s lots of contradicting information out there. In doing some research on it I came across this great post over on the Dr […]

WHATS IN YOUR CHEESE: MODIFIED MILK INGREDIENTS

October 19, 2017 Admin 1

The other day I had someone ask me why I only purchase Organic or European cheeses. I responded by asking them back if they have ever read the ingredients on the cheese label? Do you know where the milk “ingredients” in your cheese is coming from? If you haven’t noticed, […]

RAW THIN MINT CHOCOLATE COOKIES

October 5, 2017 Admin 0

Just the other day while out for a walk,  I saw some Girl Guides toting their wagons of boxed cookies, going from door to door. I was immediately reminded of those famous mint chocolate cookies. Although they are delicious, they aren’t the greatest when it comes to clean eating. I […]

XENOESTROGENS AND PHYTOESTROGENS: PART 3

September 27, 2017 Admin 1

Welcome to Part Three of Xenoestrogens and Phytoestrogens. If you missed the first two articles you can read them here and here. To conclude our mini series, we are talking about phytoestrogens today. We will be  addressing how they effect our body, and if there are benefits to consuming them. […]

MEN’S PROSTATE’S AND SOY: VIDEO LINK

September 27, 2017 Admin 1

Should men be worried about the amount of Phytoestrogens they are consuming? Since Phytoestrogens are part of a healthy plant based diet, one would assume that is a good thing, which it is, but what about Soy? Is it safe for men to be consuming Soy and Soy products? Does […]

TOP 50 PHYTOESTROGEN FOODS

September 27, 2017 Admin 0

  Foods High In Phytoestrogens (amounts in µg per 100g of food/beverage) Coumestrol Isoflavones Lignans Total Phytoestrogens 1. Flaxseeds 46.8 321.4 379,012.3 379,380.4 2. Soybeans 1.5 103,649.3 269.2 103,920.0 3. Soy nuts 37.1 68,571.5 122.2 68,730.8 4. Tofu 0.7 27,118.5 30.9 27,150.1 5. Tempeh 0.6 18,277.7 29.6 18,307.9 6. Textured […]

XENOESTROGENS AND PHYTOESTROGENS: PART 2

September 21, 2017 Admin 1

Welcome to part two of exploring xenoestrogens. This article is all about how to eliminate xenoestrogens from your environment and how to detoxify your body from them. If you missed the first article explaining what xenoestrogens are and where they come from, you can find it here. Before we explain […]

XENOESTROGENS AND PHYTOESTROGENS: PART 1

September 18, 2017 Admin 1

The other day, while grabbing a few items from my local health food store, I over heard a woman say, “Do I want more Xenoestrogens in my diet or Phytoestrogens…What is the difference?” Thankfully she did have a health representative helping her understand them. There is a big difference between […]

CHEMICALS PRODUCING XENOESTROGENS

September 18, 2017 Admin 1

 Xenoestrogen-producing chemicals to avoid on labels: Alkylphenol Atrazine (weedkiller) 4-Methylbenzylidene camphor (4-MBC) (sunscreen lotions) Butylated hydroxyanisole / BHA (food preservative) Bisphenol A (BPA-monomer for polycarbonate plastic and epoxy resin; antioxidant in plasticizers) Chlorine and chlorine by-products Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (one of the breakdown products of DDT) Dieldrin (insecticide) DDT (insecticide) Endosulfan (insecticide) Erythrosine […]

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