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Organic Homemade RXBAR Recipe

Organic Homemade RXBAR Recipe

Nutrition bars, especially protein bars, are trendy right now and my clients often ask me for recommendations. Bars are great for traveling, pre- and post-workout snacks, and on-the-go energy. There are dozens of bar options and looking at the supermarket shelves can be overwhelming. So which one should you choose? Many bars contain artificial ingredients, added sugars and processed oils that you want to avoid. One of the bars I really like for its great taste and short ingredient list…

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Back to School Gluten-free Lunch and Snack Ideas for Kids

Back to School Gluten-free Lunch and Snack Ideas for Kids

In recent years, gluten-free foods have gained popularity due to the increased number of people with wheat allergies, gluten sensitivity and Celiac Disease. Individuals that suffer from these conditions must avoid gluten, the protein found in wheat and other grains. This is because consuming gluten triggers an inflammatory response that breaks down the absorptive villi in the small intestine. As the villi begin to breakdown, they flatten. This causes food digestion and absorption to significantly decrease. Many health issues result such as abdominal pain, diarrhea, migraines,…

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