How to build the perfect salad in 7 simple steps

Now that the weather is warming up, it’s the perfect time to enjoy big leafy green salads for lunch or dinner. The raw veggies are cooling and hydrating on hot days, especially when you’ve been in the sun or working out a lot. Salads can help cleanse, alkalize and reduce inflammation in the body. Creating the perfect salad is all about the variety and balance of ingredients that you choose.

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What are the best foods for skin health?

Creams, serums, and lotions can do great things for keeping your skin youthful, healthy, and glowing, but nothing is more powerful for your skin than eating the right foods. Even the most high-end skincare miracle can’t undo the nutritional deficit incurred by poor dietary choices. Periodic and ongoing cleansing, combined with probiotics and skin-promoting foods, will transform your complexion for the better.  

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Healthy smoothies without fresh fruit and veggies

In a perfect world we’d all have easy access to fresh fruit and vegetables. While food inequality has always been a global issue, and a pressing one at that, obtaining healthy food became a concern for many Americans seemingly overnight. The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted life as we previously knew it, making a simple trip to the grocery store a time-consuming and stressful event, if you’re healthy enough to go in person.

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Roasted greens and moringa soup

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It’s hard to resist a warm bowl of broccoli cheddar soup. While there’s a lot to love about the creamy texture and savory flavor of broccoli cheddar soup, that’s where the positives end. Though some of us can eat dairy without a problem, cheese and milk may cause stomach upset in those with lactose intolerance. Luckily, we can still satisfy our cravings for a creamy, savory broccoli soup without the cheddar.

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Do you need juice in your diet?

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Whether you were more of an orange or apple kid, chances are juice has been a part of your diet since you were old enough to drink from a cup. As an adult, fruit juice is still undeniably delicious and makes a great mixer for brunch cocktails. But, it can also send our blood sugar into a tailspin. For this reason, we recommend drinking fruit juice in moderation on the 21-Day Clean Program. Green juice made from vegetables, on the other hand, offers many health benefits and can make a healthy addition to your diet both on and off the cleanse.

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