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Take a Hint…hintd.com

  You know, I love sharing new discoveries to recommend for your health, well being, and also for fun! I’m a connoisseur, testing out products, foods, and fashion. Seeking experiences,…

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Wisdom from my mother

  Happy Mother’s Day, Moms! I was raised by a good mother. Thank you, universe, because I know I was fortunate…so this year I’m writing my mother a love letter….

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New! Online Workshop with Holli

  I have something exciting to share with you, and to offer you a part in, so please read this carefully. Each season I try to look within myself to…

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Which nutrition bars are best?

  Nutrition bars can be a great choice to fuel your busy lifestyle. But not all bars are what they’re cracked up to be. And with so many endless options…

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Bone Broth Primer

  photo courtesy of Brodo, NYC Bone broth, formerly known as old fashioned “stock,” has become the health tonic, du jour. And as we head into the chilly days of…

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What’s in my suitcase

I’m getting ready to head out of town, and my goal is to maintain my nutritional style as best I can. Perfection is not for me, but letting it all…

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Spring Smoothie Roundup

  Now that spring is (finally!) here, it’s time to start using all the sweet seasonal produce to get creative with your morning smoothies and juices again. I know that…

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Popexpert “Live Better” Week

  It’s a new year, and you’re ready for more. But are you inspired by so many things, you’re not sure where to begin? Whether it’s healthy eating, mindfulness, weight…

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VIP Vitamix Discount

  If there’s one product I love, it’s my Vitamix, and I think you know this. If you want to not only eat lots of fresh produce, but also have…

Your Body’s PH and YOU

Craving more meat and animal protein in the colder weather? You’re not alone. Many people do this time of year. And yet venturing too far down that path may not be the best for your health for many reasons. Excessive meat consumption has been linked to higher cancer rates, heart disease, and digestive disorders. Meat takes longer than most foods to digest, and has a longer transit time in your digestive system than plant-based foods, like vegetables, fruits or seeds. And then there’s the pH theory of nutrition. Animal proteins create an acidic environment in your body as they are digested, and your body neutralizes in order to maintain the slightly alkaline environment it prefers. Because your body likes to be slightly alkaline, if you eat too many foods that are acidic, it will scramble to return itself to the right pH balance. Your pH is the number that measures how acidic or alkaline something is (A pH of 7 is neutral). Maintaining a proper pH is important for digestion, energy, clear skin, and your overall well being. It’s surprisingly easy to re-balance, however, so don’t despair. If you’ve been splurging this season, try to incorporate the following alkaline foods…

 
 
 
 
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