Kombucha Brewers Beware! | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

Brewing Kombucha   Hey guys!  I wanted to share with you all an accident I had a few weeks ago while brewing kombucha.  As you can tell from the photos in this post, I burned myself pretty badly while brewing kombucha. Have you read my 4 post series on brewing kombucha?  Here is the first post and there are links in the post to direct you to the entire series if you are interested. In this series of posts, I…

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How To Peel A Head of Garlic In Under 10 Minutes | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

My ❤ Affair With Garlic   What is not to love about garlic? It makes everything taste better and garlic is so good for you! Did you know that garlic can be used: Acts as an antibacterial and antiviral To treat skin infections As a Blood Thinner To reduce blood pressure It protect the heart against cardiovascular problems Reduce cholesterol Combat allergies Remedy for respiratory problems Reduces Blood Sugar Levels in Diabetics Effective treatment against warts and corns Cancer prevention Improve…

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6 Reasons Why You Should Stop Chewing Gum Now! | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

The US is among the top three countries with the highest rates of chewing gum consumption worldwide. In the US, 59 percent of people chew gum, surpassed only by Iran (82 percent) and Saudi Arabia (79 percent)1 (a primary reason why the Middle East may have more gum chewers than the US is because chewing gum is often given out by merchants in place of small change). In the US, many people chew gum as a snack simply because they like…

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The Benefits of Raw Cultured Butter | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

I love cultured butter! It makes me feel good from my head to my toes.  It’s so easy to make, here is a great how-to tutorial if you are interested in making your own cultured butter.   I am not going to get into how to make it today, my focus is sharing with you all the benefits of cultured butter. Butter is incredibly misunderstood and can have a negative reputation, but is actually a very nutrient rich and a necessary…

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5 Tips To Brewing A Perfect Cup of Coffee | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

A Morning Cup of Joe   All right, let me hear it!  Are you like me…when you go to bed you are already thinking of your first cup of Joe the next morning? I look so forward to having my cup of coffee in the morning.  Is it the actual taste or the ritual of waking up to a warm creamy cup of coffee?  I think it might be a bit of both! One could argue that coffee isn’t good…

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How Tomatoes Help Prevent Cancer | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

A diet rich in fruits and vegetables is one of the best ways to reduce your risk of cancer, and numerous studies have suggested that tomatoes in particular have a strong cancer-preventing effect. People whose diets contain more tomatoes have been shown to develop cancers at significantly lower rates, particularly cancers of the breast and prostate. Now, a study conducted by researchers from Rutgers and Ohio State Universities shows one mechanism by which tomatoes may fight breast cancer. The study…

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GMO Victory or Not? | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

General Mills has now publicly announced that original Cheerios cereal is non-GMO. This announcement, in which General Mills also falsely claims that genetically modified ingredients are “safe” — as if this had been proven or something — is available here. But Cheerios cereal is made from oats, and there’s no such thing as commercially-produced genetically modified oats. So proclaiming that original Cheerios is non-GMO is not especially meaningful. It’s like an aloe vera juice company claiming its aloe vera juice is…

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Top 9 Signs You Are Addicted to Food | WholeLifestyleNutrition.com

Are You Addicted To Food?   So nowadays there are so many addictions out there.  Pain killers, alcoholism, drugs, caffeine…the list keeps growing.  But many of us could be addicted to food and not even know it! So lets take a closer look at 9 signs that you might be addicted to food.  In this quiz you are asked 9 different questions to see if you might have an addiction to food! This quiz comes from the researchers from Yale University’s Rudd Center for…

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GMO Debate 2

What is A Genetically Modified Organism?   If you have been around my website, you will often see the word GMO, or Non GMO or even GMO free!   So what exactly is a GMO?  A GMO is a genetically modified organism.  In the mid 1990’s scientist began exploring and they took a gene from one species DNA and then artificially combined it with another gene of a plant or animal. This has brought on a huge debate!  Are GMO’s…

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homemade organic hot cocoa mix WholeLifestyleNutrition.com.

H.E.L.L.O Hot Chocolate!   Ok so the time has come…temperatures have fallen, well at least in Wisconsin they have, and we even had our first snow fall last week!! And ya know what…the first snow fall you just HAVE to have hot cocoa right? Have you ever pulled out one of the packaged hot chocolate mixes at the supermarket before and checked out the ingredients?   You know, the ones in a box at the super market, the processed kinds!…

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