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Author Archive: Raine Saunders

Why paddleboarding is so good for my health and digestion (and maybe yours too)!

by This summer my family has acquired a love for paddleboarding. I do love the outdoors, and spend as much time as I can there when weather is favorable doing activities I love including walking, bike riding, horseback riding, hiking,…
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Eating healthy while on-the-go: real food for travel!

by It’s summer! Travel season is in full swing. What can you do to ensure you eat healthy? When traveling, finding healthful food choices can be challenging. However, with a little planning and preparation, there are a number of healthy…
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Book review: Eat Beautiful: Grain-Free, Sugar-Free, and Loving It

by Focusing on desserts, the beautifully-photographed and inspring new cookbook, Eat Beautiful: Grain-Free, Sugar-Free, and Loving It by chef and activist Megan Stevens makes trading in unhealthy processed ingredients for natural and nutritious ingredients that uplift and nourish your body,…
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Can we prevent food poisoning and “stomach bugs”?

by Most of us are all-too-familiar with the feeling: the sudden onset of slow, churning in your stomach followed by fever, body aches, malaise, and loss of appetite. Eventually you cannot keep anything down.  It seems the illness must inevitably…
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Why organic milk falls short on nutrition

by Conventional milk can contain residue from hormones, antibiotics, herbicide residue and GMOs. The use of these substances has been associated with health issues both for animals as well humans. According to Organic Consumer’s Association, the use of genetically-modified recombinant bovine growth…
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Deceptions in the food industry: antibiotic-free and hormone-free animal foods

by In this Deceptions in The Food Industry series, I uncover some of the most common deceptions found in the industry that produces and sells the foods we consume. Today I will discuss the fallacies of meat and other animal…
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Nourishing and satisfying alternatives to coffee

by I have heard a lot of people describe how they need their morning coffee to “get going”. Some are writing about the benefits of Bulletproof Coffee. I have personally not drank coffee for over 20 years. I was forced…
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My Wellness Wednesday interview with Dr. Karen Lee on GAPS to heal insomnia and anxiety, GMOs, and Leaky Gut

by Hear my conversation with Dr. Karen Lee from Wholistic Vitality on Wellness Wednesday on Leaky Gut, GMOs, and how I healed from digestive issues and insomnia, panic, and anxiety with GAPS! Are you suffering from insomnia, panic, or anxiety? If…
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Is Glyphosate in Roundup a factor in digestive, brain, and other health disorders?

by Do you have gluten-intolerance, wheat sensitivities, Celiac disease, or some other digestive issue? Although we’ve seen a great deal of literature and evidence pointing to wheat and in particular, gluten, as a culprit of digestive illness, wheat may not…
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Ways to aid your body in digesting fats

by Does your body have trouble digesting fats? Maybe you have consumed low-fat products for a period of time and/or consumed modern, artificial fats such as vegetable oils (canola, soy, or corn). Or, maybe you have added real, traditional fats back…
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