Posts by Amy Goodrich


  Organic Moringa Farm Visit In Pictures + The Many Uses and Benefits Of The Mighty Moringa Tree   Last weekend I had a fantastic time visiting one of the organic Moringa farms and a production site in Preah Vihear and Siem Reap Province. Since Cambodia is a developing country with a lot of poverty, it is still a place untouched by big agricultural corporations such as Bayer and Monsanto. Hence why the majority of veggies,...

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  Fat Isn’t The Problem! How the Sugar Industry Demonized (and Continues to Demonize) Fat   We all grew up thinking fats are the primary cause of heart disease. Eat less fat, they said. However, a set of newly released historical documents has revealed otherwise. Scientists in the past were allegedly paid to blame fats for heart disease and leave sugar walking free. The American Medical Association publishes a medical...

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  3 Key Nutrients That Vegetarians Must Be Mindful Of To Avoid Nutrient Deficiency   Choosing to become a vegetarian or vegan can be life-changing. It is a lifestyle that does wonders to your overall health. Plus you get to live a life that is kind to Mother Nature. However, most people fail to maintain this diet due to the lack of knowledge about specific nutrients that vegetarians must be mindful of. Being a vegetarian...

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Easy Ways to Quit Sugar

Easy Ways to Quit Sugar


Posted By on Mar 6, 2017

  Easy Ways to Quit Sugar   Many people find it difficult to resist sweets and sugary food. It’s easy for you to indulge your sweet tooth only to feel guilty afterward. For health reasons, you know that you should quit sugar. Just like many others, however, you probably do not know where or how to start. Let me tell you; I was in the same zone. I always have been a sweet tooth and getting off sugar was one of the hardest...

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  Blueberry Health Benefits That You Should Know About   Often touted as a superfood, do blueberries really deserve all the fame or are we trapped in a blueberry hype? Blueberries are tasty fruits that are readily available in the grocery stores and the local produce markets. They are usually used in refreshments and desserts especially during the summer months. In addition to being sweet and tasty, blueberries are full of...

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  Ginger and Medical Condition: People Who Should Not Take Ginger   While ginger can be one of the healthiest foods on our planet, it’s not for everyone. According to several studies, certain individuals should NOT eat ginger since it can be more harmful than helpful to their health. This includes consuming ginger in any form including ginger tea and ginger supplements. Are you one of those people? Also, read Health Benefits...

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  Can’t Poop? Here’s What You Need To Do   Today’s topic is a bit of a smelly one we don’t often talk about, but o so important to our overall health. When your bowels aren’t moving or your poop doesn’t look right, something is definitely going on. Your bowel movements are telling you an important tale of what’s going on inside your body. While your poop can be a bit off its normal behavior or look after you ate too...

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Risks and Benefits of Calcium Supplements   I often get asked about calcium supplements, hence today’s post. As I’ve said before, if you eat a healthy, well-balanced diet supplementation will not be needed. However, calcium is a vital nutrient, and when we are calcium deficient, high-quality calcium supplements may be the only way out. Health supplements are available from various sources. With the increased efforts to increase...

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  Grass-Fed Beef Eco-Friendly or Not   Much has been said about the movement towards organic foods. One prominent example is the movement towards the so-called “free-range meat”, wherein animals are raised in conditions close to their normal habitats. An offshoot of this approach is the proliferation of grass-fed beef. Compared to their feedlot-grown variants, this one has several nutrients and is free of harmful particles,...

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5 Ancient Medicine Treatments That Are Still In Use Today   Once upon a time your doctor may have drilled a hole in your head or prescribed you an elixir made out of human flesh or animal excrements as a cure-for-all remedy. In some way, you may say that we are better off today. The medical world is evolving rapidly – with new drugs, devices, and techniques hitting the market every day. Since the dawn of humanity, healers...

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  Why Some Do Well as Vegans While Others Fail   The vegan diet is far from being a one-size-fits-all kind of lifestyle. As it appears, not everyone who goes on the vegan lifestyle comes out victorious in the long run. Angelina Jolie once tried to go vegan, but it seems that the diet didn’t agree with her. How did it not work for her? A vegan diet is purely plant-based. This means no meat, dairy or eggs. Most are led to...

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  Healthy Eating Motivation: It’s All in the Mind   One of the best ways to develop a healthy eating motivation is to start by changing the way you think. You have to develop a positive outlook, allowing you to believe that you can achieve your goal to make better eating choices. One way to do this is to create positive affirmations. For example, you can tell yourself that you will eat more fruits and vegetables, instead of...

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