Life changing kitchen devices for under $5

Here are three kitchen assets you can get your hands on for less than $5 to keep things interesting while preparing meals. Steam basket Without a doubt, the steam basket is my favorite kitchen device. First of all, it’s incredibly cheap, I have purchased more than one in a thrift store for between $2-3. You

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Maca Root regulates hormones

An adaptogenic powerhouse When you look at the science, Maca root is one of the most fascinating and versatile superfoods I’ve come across. Maca root (typically consumed in powder form) is an adaptogen, which means it helps regulate certain functions in the body – for instance hormones or blood pressure whether too high or too

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Homemade applesauce recipe

The simplest of recipes Homemade applesauce is one of those things where once you make it the first time, you’ll never want to go back to the store bought version. It can be served cold as a side with dinner or warmed and eaten as part of a dessert or even by itself as a

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Superfood chocolate recipe

Healthy Desserts? Most desserts and fattening foods can be slightly adjusted so you not only lose the guilt, but you feel proud knowing you’re nourishing your body. The link between emotions and a successful diet should not be overlooked and if you’re constantly feeling deprived or like you’re holding back, then in my opinion, that

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Magnesium boosts calcium absorption

Calcium’s Friend Calcium is known as being the key to strong bones thanks to millions of dollars in advertising. But what those advertisements never mentioned is that no calcium enters the bones without proper magnesium absorption. Well, guess what? 70% of Americans are deficient in Magnesium. The Chinese consume less calcium than us and have

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Buy whole carrots, not baby carrots

The eyeball test The next time you’re in the grocery store, head over to the produce department and find yourself a bag of whole carrots and place them next to a bag of baby carrots. Notice the difference in the color of these two items as the baby carrots are much brighter and more colorful

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The deodorant and cancer link

This is one of the more important health tips on the website. I’d like everyone out there to think about their armpit for a moment. I know, that’s a little strange. We don’t often think about what its functional use is, but what is the role that your armpit plays for your body and how

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Finding healthy peanut butter

Peanut butter is a staple for so many people whether it be on a sandwich, a celery stick, or mixed with chocolate in a dessert. But while most peanut butter tastes the same, there’s an enormous difference between how healthy they are. Nutritionally, I actually prefer other nut butters (i.e. almond butter, cashew butter, walnut

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The worst item in the grocery store (shocking)

In this video, I was on a quest to find the most harmful product, in my opinion, in the entire grocery store. The product I landed on surprised a lot of people because it wasn’t in the candy aisle or bakery. It was actually found in the frozen food aisle. Note: On multiple platforms, this

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Hidden ingredients in produce

How ’bout them apples? Too often, produce in grocery stores has a wax added to it that is designed to make the produce last longer. This wax is a preservative that is added to the apple to help increase profits for grocery stores – not to make you healthier. These two videos breaks down this

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