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In this category you’ll find articles on how you can benefit from healthy smoothies, the history of smoothies, the best smoothie tips ever, and other smoothie related subjects, such as a history and list of health benefits of exceptional smoothie ingredients like maca and cacao.

The Truth About Food Combining and Smoothies

Food Combining and SmoothiesThe idea of food combining is an ancient one, practiced for thousands of years in Ayurvedic medicine and spirituality. However, the modern, Western conception of food combining is not spiritual and it is controversial.

Proponents believe that combining foods properly leads to good digestion and prevents infections and cancer. Opponents admit that it can’t do any harm, but that food combining is completely unnecessary.

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How You Can Kick Your Sugar Habit For Good

Sugar AddictionA lot of people joke around when claiming to have certain obsessions. You might say you’re hooked on chocolate or addicted to your favorite TV show. You might even say you’re addicted to sugar, but if you did, you might actually be right.

Recent studies have shown that sugar triggers activity in our brains that is similar to the effects of certain illegal and highly addictive drugs. Whether you have a full-blown sugar addiction, or you just battle the occasional cravings, there are ways to kick the habit and to ignore the cravings. Your body, your mind, and your overall health will thank you.

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Bone Broth: Traditional and Superior Superfood

Nourishing Bone BrothBone broth is one of those foods that has faded in popularity, but which is coming back thanks to its numerous health benefits, copious nutrients, and great versatility. Unfortunately, you can’t rely on store-bought broths and stocks. These most often contain artificial flavors, MSG, too much salt, and even when organic, lack the most important nutrients that you get from homemade stock. With a little practice you can learn to make a nutritious and delicious broth that can easily become an important and life-changing part of your daily diet.

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Healthy Smoothies on a Budget

Smoothies on a BudgetSmoothies are a great way to get a variety of nutritious foods into your daily diet. They are convenient, quick and easy to make, provide you with nutrition on the go, and best of all taste amazing. But what if you’re working on a tight budget?

Good nutrition can be really expensive. People living in poverty are often overweight or obese, a seeming contradiction until you realize that it’s cheaper to get a greasy, fast food hamburger than it is to buy ingredients for a fresh salad or smoothie. If you’re carefully budgeting your food expenses, but you want to eat well and benefit from smoothies, there is a way. Healthy eating doesn’t have to be outrageously expensive. You just have to know the tricks and be willing to put some time into it.

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Why Butter is a True Superfood!

Why Butter is a Superfood

Really? Eat More Butter? Yes!

For years, maybe even decades, experts told us to back away from the butter. Put down that horrible, saturated, animal fat. Turns out, that advice was not necessarily the best. We now know much more about butter and other animal fats and what kind of place they can have in a healthy and well-rounded diet.

If you are a health food and superfood enthusiast and you like foods that taste delicious, it’s time to take another look at butter. You may be asking right about now if butter can be a tasty ingredient in smoothies. The answer is a resounding yes. Read on to learn more.

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Energizing Smoothies

Energizing SmoothiesIf you feel fatigued most of the time, you are not alone. Many people today have hectic schedules, long work hours, family obligations, and an inability to get enough sleep each night. It’s no wonder we’re tired during the day.

Before you turn to a sugary, highly-caffeinated energy drink to get a boost, consider your diet and other lifestyle factors. The way you live your life, but particularly what you eat, impacts your energy level on a daily basis. With the right foods, your morning smoothie can give you a boost for the rest of the day, and add to your overall nutrition, health, and well-being.

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