A History of Macrobiotics

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Macrobiotics was one of the more popular diets in the 70s and in the past decade there has a resurgence in popularity. The macrobiotic diet isn’t a traditional "diet", but more of a holistic way of living that’s based on seeking balance in everything we do. The macrobiotic theory places special emphasis on diet, since regulating what we eat and drink is the most basic and practical way to change our cells, tissues, organs, and minds. 

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Topics: Clean Life, Clean Program, Clean Rx, inflammation, digestion, elimination

The Best Vegetable Broth for All Your Chilly Weather Needs

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Bundling up with a warm cup of broth is one of the most comforting and healing things you can do for your body. While bone broth has gained mainstream popularity in recent years, don't doubt the healing powers of a plant-based vegetable broth. This broth uses roasted vegetables as the base, which amplifies the flavor tremendously. You can also make large batches that stay fresh in the freezer for months.

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Topics: clean diet, Clean Eats, Clean Program, soup, immunity, roasted

This Is How Magnesium Can Help Ease PMS Symptoms

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PMS week can be a rough time of the month for many women. Symptoms like bloating, irritability, headaches, anxiety, and depression are definitely a drag and can add major stress to our already hectic and complex lives. However, research shows that magnesium supplements can help lessen PMS symptoms.

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Topics: Clean Life, Clean Program, Clean Rx, stress, elimination, hormones

Vanilla Almond Bulletproof Matcha Latte

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Matcha exploded on our Instagram feeds last year, popping up in everything from lattes, to face masks, to cocktails. The madness doesn’t show signs of slowing down, either. In this vanilla almond bulletproof matcha latte, we blended the brain-boosting power of matcha with MCT oil for a warm morning drink that provides sustained energy levels and works to burn fat throughout the day.

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Topics: drinks, matcha, Clean Beauty, clean diet, Clean Eats, Clean Program, weight loss, healthy fats

3 Tips to Make the Most of an Anti-Inflammatory Diet

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Did you know that all chronic diseases share a common factor? Even smaller-scale health issues like aging skin and wrinkles, acne, weight gain, and joint pain can all be traced back to inflammation. Reducing inflammation through food and lifestyle choices is a great way to look younger, lose weight, feel better, and lower your risk for chronic disease. An anti-inflammatory diet is one of the most important steps you can take right now to see significant improvements in your health while protecting yourself long-term.

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Topics: Clean Life, Clean Program, Clean Rx, immunity, stress, inflammation, digestion, elimination

Delicious Cinnamon Pear Gluten-Free Pancakes

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These heavenly cinnamon spiced pear gluten-free pancakes will fill the air with deliciousness. To replace eggs in any recipe, you can simply make a flaxseed egg substitution. That’s what we used in this recipe and the pancakes came out fluffy, moist, and allergen-free. While they aren't totally cleanse-approved, we think these pancakes are a delicious healthy alternative to your fave brunch spot!

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Topics: breakfast, gluten free, vegan, maintenance, Clean Eats, coconut sugar

How Inflammation Is Messing with Your Digestion

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Inflammation is triggered by the immune system in an attempt to protect the body, remove harmful stimuli and begin the healing process. Initially, it’s actually a good thing. Our bodies are incredibly smart and powerful systems that work to send healing to the distressed area - without us even thinking about it! However, extended period of inflammation within the body can create some issues.

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Topics: Clean Life, Clean Program, Clean Rx, immunity, stress, inflammation, digestion, elimination

Crunchy Kale Chips Make the Best Snack

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Kale is without a doubt one of the most popular superfoods available. Kale is much denser than other leafy greens, making it hard for some to digest in its raw form. While sauteeing is the most common form of cooking kale, we absolutely love turning ours into crispy, flavorful chips. Kale's texture makes it perfect for creating crunchy chips that don't fall apart. You'll find yourself reaching for this cheesy, perfectly spiced version again and again.

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Topics: Clean Program, Clean Eats, greens, snack, clean diet, chlorophyll

How Indoor Plants Improve Your Quality of Life

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If you’re a proud owner of a rubber tree, monstera, or fiddle leaf fig, you know indoor plants can instantly beautify your living space. In addition to being pretty to look at, houseplants also extend some incredible health benefits to the people who care for them.

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Topics: Clean Life, Clean Program, Clean Rx, immunity, stress, home

This Delicious Thai Coconut Soup Hides Lots of Greens

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Our taste buds are starting to move from the hydrating fruits and vegetables we chose all summer, to the comforting and warming dishes of fall and winter. Fortunately, comfort foods can still be healthy. This Thai coconut soup is filled with nutrient-dense vegetables. Because this recipe contains lots of peppers and spices it makes a great post-cleanse soup, but it can be modified to enjoy on the 21-Day program as well.

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Topics: Clean Eats, soup, greens, metabolism