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Step #12 Learn HOW To Eat

Step #12 Learn HOW To Eat

Let’s move on with our final step…learning HOW to eat. If you think this post isn’t for you, give me a chance. I believe that most people, even those who know a lot about healthy eating, don’t quite understand how to eat properly. After years of practicing Nutritional Therapy, food blogging and obsessively feeding my growing family as “perfectly”...

Step #11 Stamina Training

Step #11 Stamina Training

“Cardio” is the common language in the fitness world, and for good reason. Cardiovascular fitness is the ability of the heart, blood cells and lungs to supply oxygen-rich blood to the working muscle tissues and the ability of the muscles to use oxygen to produce energy for movement. Cardio is important because it boosts blood flow...

Step #10 Strength Training

Step #10 Strength Training

I firmly believe that everyone should work out…meaning exercise regularly. I also firmly believe the the most important type of workout should be a form of strength training. Whether your goals are weight loss, pain relief, muscle tone, strength, stability, or general health- strength training is the first and most important kind of fitness training...

Step #9: Master Meal Planning

Step #9: Master Meal Planning

  Changes #2-#8 in our “12 Steps” series officially covered all the daily food requirements, in detail, from our Real Food Cheat Sheet printable. Hopefully by now you understand our silly collection of words on the cheat sheet: Violet Made Eloise Chew 5-Valuable Pickled Blue Feathers… That’s our funny sentence that helps us remember to eat: Vitamins, Milk, Eggs, Cultured foods, 5 Vegetables, Protein, Broth and Fat Do you...

Change #8 Broth

Change #8 Broth

  “A good broth will resurrect the dead.” Not really. That’s exclusively a job for Jesus. But apparently this is a traditional South American proverb because of bone broth’s amazing healing properties. A good bone broth is an incredible and essential food for every home. I’m thrilled the bone broth is gaining plenty of attention...

Step #7 Protein & Fat

Step #7 Protein & Fat

Since beginning this 12 Steps to Change Everything, we’ve been working through my recommended foods to attempt to consume every day. These recommendations are outlined on our free Real Food Cheat Sheet printable. We’re almost done with the daily list! It’s easy to eat carbohydrates with meals, whether you make good choices like vegetables, fruit,...

Step #6: 5 Veggies

Step #6: 5 Veggies

It’s Change #6 in our 12 Steps to Change Everything series: Eat 5 Veggies Every Day We all know we are supposed to eat more vegetables, so I don’t wish to pontificate on this one too much except to offer some fabulous recipes and resources for you in this post! The truth is there is...

Step #5 Cultured Foods

Step #5 Cultured Foods

Do you eat “cultured” food?  By “cultured”, I mean food that has been fermented in a way to develop- or culture- beneficial bacteria, yeast and other organisms that will enhance health. Our favorite examples of cultured foods are: yogurt kefir sauerkraut and lacto fermented vegetables lacto fermented juice kombucha tea Cultured food is our dietary...

Step #4 Eggs

Step #4 Eggs

Last week we discussed milk, but what about eggs? Many of the same issues with milk come with eggs, too. Eggs have received completely unnecessary and unscientific attacks from the nutrition world. There are also legitimate ethical concerns over modern egg production. Just like milk, the quality of eggs you choose makes all the difference,...

Step #3: Milk

Step #3: Milk

Milk. Dietary angel or demon? Milk and eggs are the topic of Change #3 and Change #4 in our “12 Steps to Change Everything” series. As simple as these two foods should be, the nutrition world has yo-yo’ed back and forth with our minds and mouths over whether they are “healthy” or not. Some people believe...

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