Monthly Archive for: ‘February, 2013’

Got Zits? High Glycemic Index Foods and Dairy Products Linked to Acne

                    A study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics found a connection between diet and acne, particularly from high glycemic load diets (refined carbohydrates) and dairy products, and that medical nutrition therapy can be an effective intervention in acne treatment. More than 17 million Americans suffer …

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Do you have Foot and Ankle Pain?

    The foot and ankle complex can influence the entire kinetic chain. In addition, if you have chronic foot and ankle problems, looking at the low back, hips and knees is also prudent as these areas can influence or perpetuate chronic foot and ankle dysfunction. Anatomy The foot is composed of phalanges, metatarsals and tarsals. These bones together with …

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It’s Mousse Season- Grab your avocados

Chocolate Avocado Mousse Pie Crust (for one pie): 1½ cups almond flour ¼ teaspoon Celtic sea salt ¼ teaspoon baking soda ¼ cup walnut oil 2 tablespoons organic, raw agave nectar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1.         In a medium bowl, combine almond flour, salt and baking soda 2.         In a small bowl, combine walnut oil, agave and vanilla 3.         Stir …

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What do you get when you mix chocolate and sweet potatoes?

PaleOMG’s Sweet Potato Brownies (From Paleo Magazine Feb/March 2013)         Ingredients 1 sweet potato 3 eggs, whisked ¼ cup extra virgin coconut oil 1/3 cup raw honey ½ cup dark chocolate chips 3 tablespoons Coconut Flower 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder ¼ teaspoon baking powder ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract ¼ teaspoon cinnamon Pinch of salt   Directions …

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