Entries by LiveWell

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Blood Sugar Balance and Stress

Next time you lash out at someone, feel irrationally fearful, or simply overreact in a somewhat stressful situation, be sure to check in with yourself on what you’ve eaten the last hour or two. When we don’t eat regular meals and snacks, we go into “fasting” mode, which depletes the brain from receiving glucose. This […]

Easy Healthy Recipe for Whole Family

With Fall right around the corner and school back in session it seems like we are always rushed for dinner, it can be hard to always figure out a quick, easy and healthy dinner idea. I know I feel the same way! I am always searching for a new recipe to try. I found this […]

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Salt Water Flush to Cleanse Your Colon

“Death begins in the colon”. This is one of the most popular sayings in Naturopathic Medicine.That’s because everything we consume makes the very cells that allow our bodies to function. Plus, the health of our digestive system is directly related to the functioning of our body. Salt water flush is a great way to keep […]

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Packing the Perfect Picnic Basket

The weather is great and picnic season is upon us. What’s not to love about eating a plate of delicious food while basking in nature’s beauty? Whether you’re planning to stage your next outdoor meal on the beach or in the park, you have to make sure that everything is packed. That lovely bottle of […]

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Grasping Sanity for the Type-E Woman

My name is Amy, and I’m over-scheduled, overwhelmed, and over having to be the Type “E” Woman (aka, “everything to everybody, every time”).  I realize that’s a dramatic and a bit of a negative statement, but that’s simply the reason I approached the idea of our upcoming women’s workshop Saturday, September 6th.  Although I run […]

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Food and Mood: Stress-Busting and Feel-Good Foods

Do you eat more when you’re feeling stressed? You are not alone. In fact, in a survey that was conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health and the PNR, more than one-third of the participants revealed that their diets change during stressful times. When the stress hits, a lot of people tend to turn […]

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Are You a Conscious or Unconscious Eater?

We all eat. Most of us are hopefully eating a few times throughout the day. But are you thinking while you’re eating? What I mean is, do you intentionally put mindful energy in your eating/digestion process? If I haven’t lost you yet, please consider the following points, and then follow the next four steps to embrace “Conscious […]