What's the Whole30 Diet?

What's the Whole30 Diet?

by Esther Milne January 17, 2020

This was originally designed as a 30 day clean eating reset whereby you cut out different food groups for 30 days and evaluate how you feel.  Many processed foods cause inflammation in our bodies which is thought to be the precursor to different diseases.  This diet emphasizes whole anti-inflammatory foods that heal instead of harm our health.

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What is the Paleo Diet?

What is the Paleo Diet?

by Esther Milne January 17, 2020

The Paleo Diet focuses on the foods that our hunter gatherer ancestors used to eat and shuns modern processed foods.  It is thought that the use of technology in the food industry has caused the sickness and obesity epidemic that is all around us and going back to what people ate in the 'Paleolithic Age' will make us healthy again!

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What is a Vegan Diet?

What is a Vegan Diet?

by Esther Milne January 17, 2020

A plant based diet is becoming more & more popular where adherents remove all meat and animal products from their diet.  Following a Vegan lifestyle is known to help people lose weight and by replacing meat products with fruits and vegetables, Vegans can also lower the risk of type 2 diabetes, stabilize blood sugars and improve their heart health just through diet.

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What Can I Eat on the Mediterranean Diet?

What Can I Eat on the Mediterranean Diet?

by Esther Milne January 15, 2020

In our home we love to follow the Mediterranean diet plan, probably because it naturally follows some of the principles I’ve been taught since childhood.  It is inspired by the traditional diets of people who live around the Mediterranean Sea, especially in Greece & Southern Italy, who are documented to be some of the world’s healthiest populations. 

The Mediterranean diet mirrors principles of good nutrition and it has documented health benefits especially for heart health, mainly due to the copious amounts of olive oil.

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What's the best fat to eat on the Keto Diet?

What's the best fat to eat on the Keto Diet?

by Esther Milne January 08, 2020

Eating Keto is one of the most popular ways to eat right now.  It involves drastically cutting down on your carb intake and replacing it with healthy fats and you need to make sure you're eating the best and healthiest kind of fat to give your body the nutrition that it needs.

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Why you need to add sea salt to your Keto Diet

Why you need to add sea salt to your Keto Diet

by Esther Milne December 31, 2019

Eating a Keto Diet with lots of healthy fats and a limited amount of protein has many benefits for your overall health and weight loss.  Make sure that you add some extra Sea Salt to your diet to avoid experiencing a sodium deficiency with some of its side effects.

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How to make Coffee in a Moka Pot

How to make Coffee in a Moka Pot

by Esther Milne December 27, 2019

It's so easy to make coffee in a Moka Pot just like they do in Italy.  Make sure you grind your coffee beans first, than all you need is to add filtered water to the bottom chamber, put your coffee in the basket and then put it on the stove.  Vitina shows you how easy it can be!

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What Does Giving mean to you?

What Does Giving mean to you?

by Esther Milne December 03, 2019

Giving usually means sacrifice but it often comes with greater reward, just like the Bible tells us, “it’s better to give than to receive.”  Giving is a vehicle that takes us out of our little world and allows us to connect with the larger world around us.  It’s like sowing a seed in the ground, you never know how much fruit it will produce until it’s harvest time.

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