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5 Nutrients for Weight Loss
By: Pura | November 9, 2017 |No Comments

You’ve heard the saying, ‘You are what you eat.’ This is also true when it comes to weight loss. In fact, if you’re trying to reach optimal health and even lose weight,  what you eat is even more important than exercising. Not all foods are created equal with some foods being especially...

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Paleo Diet
What is the Paleo Diet and Should You Try It?
By: Pura | November 2, 2017 |No Comments

As of writing this, searches for ‘Paleolithic Diet’ by Canadians have increased 900% over the past 5 years, so you’ve likely heard of the Paleo diet. This isn’t a fad diet that will be going away anytime soon, in fact, you could argue that it’s the oldest diets known to...

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Should You Be Avoiding Soy?
By: Pura | July 6, 2017 |1 Comment

There is a growing number of people choosing to avoid soybeans and soy products, but why? Isn’t soy a great protein alternative and source of a variety of nutrients? Yes, but like any food, there can be a downside and consuming too much can result in negative consequences to your...

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Should You Cut Out Gluten?
By: Pura | June 13, 2017 |1 Comment

The effects of gluten in our diet have been hotly debated ever since Wheat Belly made its way to the best seller’s list. Some people claim going gluten-free has changed their life while others contend that there’s really no benefits for most people to avoiding it. Some studies have even concluded...

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Benefits of Goji Berries
Goji Berries: Origin & Health Facts
By: Pura | June 9, 2017 |No Comments

Ancient Chinese cultures knew a thing or two about the healing power of plants. It seems as though the western world is only catching up to the benefits of rhodiola root, reishi mushrooms, and goji berries (also known as ‘Wolf Berries’ or ‘Red Diamonds’). Goji berries were revered for their...

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