Why should I take zinc?

We typically find zinc lozenges in the cold and flu aisle at our local grocery store, and for good reason. Zinc is a nutrient found throughout our bodies that helps our immune system and metabolism function. It is also important to wound healing and our sense of taste and smell.

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What is intuitive eating?

Ever heard of intuitive eating and wanted to try it out? Maybe the thought of it has piqued your interest but the how-to really puzzles you. With diet-culture influencing both our food choices and the way we view our bodies on a daily basis, intuitive eating offers us a big “deep breath” if we let it.

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What to make for your Oscar party

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We are always ready for an excuse to throw a party. An Oscar party presents the perfect opportunity to have friends over, try out some fun clean recipes, and drool over all of the celebrity fashion (and hopefully another Jennifer and Brad run-in). And let’s be real here, with the Academy Awards on a Sunday, we aren’t trying to roll into Monday feeling lethargic and bloated.

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Congee Is the Immune-Boosting Meal TCM Recommends

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Congee is a type of rice porridge popular in Eastern Asia. Often it is served plain as a side dish, and sometimes meats, seafood, and seasonal vegetables are added to make it a whole meal. It’s thought to be a very healing food in Traditional Chinese Medicine and is often served to those who are ill. In this version of congee, we’re using pastured chicken, ginger, garlic, and brown rice. This is fantastic maintenance recipe, or simply omit the peppers while on the 21-Day Program.

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