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5 Surprising Food Habits That Raise Your Blood Sugar

You know sugar causes blood sugar swings, but do you know what else does? It might surprise you to learn of some other things that can also cause blood sugar imbalance. Check these tips out to keep your insulin in… Continue Reading →

How to Use Apple Cider Vinegar Internally to Relieve Inflammation

Using apple cider vinegar is a great way to reduce inflammation internally. Try these 5 simple, natural options instead of using over the counter drugs! The post How to Use Apple Cider Vinegar Internally to Relieve Inflammation appeared first on… Continue Reading →

7 Natural Ways to Boost Your Gut Health at Every Meal

One of the simplest ways to care for our overall health is to feed our microbiome daily by optimizing the good bugs in our body. To do this, we need to start by focusing on two things: adding prebiotics to… Continue Reading →

Anti-Inflammatory Herbs and Spices for Athletes

Aside from eating healthy foods, certain herbs and spices can help fight with inflammation in the muscles. Add these 5 to your routine and reap the sweet (pain-free) benefits! The post Anti-Inflammatory Herbs and Spices for Athletes appeared first on… Continue Reading →

The Top Things to Look for When Choosing a Vitamin B12 Supplement

Vitamin B12 is a nutrient we should all stay on top of when making sure we get enough. Even meat eaters may need to consume it if they aren’t absorbing nutrients from their foods properly or have other health issues… Continue Reading →

Boron for Your Bones and How to Get Enough Without Dairy or Meat

Boron isn’t a hot topic when it comes to bone health, but this mineral is vital for healthy bones. Here’s how to get enough on a plant-based diet! The post Boron for Your Bones and How to Get Enough Without… Continue Reading →

How to Reduce Your Cortisol and Kiss Your Morning Stress Goodbye!

Got the morning blues or have constant A.M anxiety? Dreaded mornings are no fun for anyone, but there are some ways you can avoid those morning nerves that work simply and effectively in a short amount of time. While you… Continue Reading →

5 Awesome Sources of Plant-Based Magnesium to Give You Energy and More!

Plants are literally loaded with magnesium, a powerful nutrient needed for a host of regular enzymatic functions throughout your body.  The post 5 Awesome Sources of Plant-Based Magnesium to Give You Energy and More! appeared first on One Green Planet.

Natural, Healthy Foods That Fight Fungal Infections

Fungal infections can happen to anyone, no matter how clean your beauty and hygiene regimen is, nor how healthy you are. We live in a world filled with bacteria, toxins, and most of us don’t come from the perfect history… Continue Reading →

Carb Up! Here are The Healthiest Carbs You SHOULD be Eating

Here are some of the best fruits and vegetables to eat for their high quality carbohydrate content. The post Carb Up! Here are The Healthiest Carbs You SHOULD be Eating appeared first on One Green Planet.

Tips for Taking Care of Your Endocrine System

Your hormones are vital to a healthy life and make up the endocrine system, but how they function isn’t just black and white. What we do daily and how we take care of ourselves also affects how our endocrine system… Continue Reading →

5 Soy-Free Vegan Foods That Have More Protein Than Beef

Forget the beef, eggs, and any other animal proteins! Here are 5 plant-based proteins that have either more protein per ounce than beef or offer a greater percentage of protein per calorie. The post 5 Soy-Free Vegan Foods That Have… Continue Reading →

5 Foods More Beneficial for Your Skin Than Chemical Treatments

Skip the store-bought stuff and try eating your way to beauty. It’s not only less expensive, but an easy way to stay full, healthy, and have clear skin in one easy step The post 5 Foods More Beneficial for Your… Continue Reading →

The Perfect Seed: Why Everyone Should Add Pumpkin Seeds to Their Diet

Forget the meat, dairy, eggs, and cheese! Here’s why pumpkin seeds are a better source of protein and higher in overall nutrients. Check out the benefits of this super seed! The post The Perfect Seed: Why Everyone Should Add Pumpkin… Continue Reading →

How to Help Heal Cuts and Wounds With Turmeric

How to treat wounds with anti-inflammatory turmeric. The post How to Help Heal Cuts and Wounds With Turmeric appeared first on One Green Planet.

How to Reduce Acne Through Your Diet in Just One Week

Remember that your skin is your friend in helping you take care of your body from the inside out. Use this to your advantage and eat your way to great skin in no time. The post How to Reduce Acne… Continue Reading →

7 Sneaky Animal Ingredients to Watch Out For in Supplements

Unless you’re buying exclusively vegan vitamins, you’ll more than likely see one of the following animal ingredients in at least one of the supplements you’re taking. The post 7 Sneaky Animal Ingredients to Watch Out For in Supplements appeared first… Continue Reading →

How to Use Sea Salt Water to Treat Acne

Give this natural beauty treatment a try if you haven’t already … and if you live near the ocean, definitely appreciate nature’s beauty remedy more often. The post How to Use Sea Salt Water to Treat Acne appeared first on… Continue Reading →

How to Take Care of Your Thyroid on a Plant-Based Diet

Our thyroid is one of the most important parts of our endocrine system; this glands regulates everything from our mood, our weight, our body temperature, metabolism, and even digestion. The confusing part about understanding if you have a thyroid problem… Continue Reading →

The Best Prebiotic Foods for Optimal Digestive Health

Probiotic-rich foods are common, but prebiotic foods are just as important. Add these top prebiotic foods to your list and don’t forget to pair them with probiotic foods for the best results. Your healthy gut awaits! The post The Best… Continue Reading →

Healthy Foods That Improve Your Blood Flow

Whether you think about your blood flow or not, it’s essential to a healthy body. Did you know your blood can control nearly every other aspect of your health? Here’s how to take care of it through diet (and a… Continue Reading →

Acid to Alkaline: Naturally Acidic Plant-Based Foods That Alkalize the Body

Would you believe some naturally acidic foods actually promote alkaline blood? It’s true! Here are five to get started with! The post Acid to Alkaline: Naturally Acidic Plant-Based Foods That Alkalize the Body appeared first on One Green Planet.

5 Simple Foods That Quickly Relieve Stomach Cramps and Aid in Digestion

Here are some top picks to choose when you have cramps, along with why they work, and the best ways to enjoy them when you’re feeling under the weather. The post 5 Simple Foods That Quickly Relieve Stomach Cramps and… Continue Reading →

10 Foods to Cleanse and Care For Your Liver

Your liver is like Grand Central Station to your body. What do you want coming in and going out? Keep your liver healthy with these foods, along with some other special tips so you can keep the bad guys out… Continue Reading →

Foods to Eat and to Avoid to Take Care of Your Gallbladder

Your gallbladder is incredibly important for your overall health and can greatly affected by how well you take care of yourself. First though, what does the gallbladder do and where is located? Here’s the answers and how to care for… Continue Reading →

Cleaning Up Your Kidneys: Helpful Foods and Drinks to Consider

Your kidneys are a prime detox organ in your body. Here’s how to take care of them best and some foods for those with kidney disease or concerns. The post Cleaning Up Your Kidneys: Helpful Foods and Drinks to Consider… Continue Reading →

The 5 Best and Simplest Ways to Use Aloe Vera as a Natural Skin Remedy

Let’s appreciate this spiny looking plant a bit more often than many of us do. Like most plants, it’s got quite the impressive profile at keeping us healthy in more ways than one! The post The 5 Best and Simplest… Continue Reading →

6 Ways to Add Clean Protein to Your Smoothie Without a Powder

Protein powders are helpful ways to add protein to your diet, but they’re not necessary to obtain enough of this important nutrient. Learn how to make a smoothie without protein powder with these protein-rich choices! The post 6 Ways to… Continue Reading →

How to Detox Your Liver the Natural Way: A 5 Step Guide

Your liver responsible for 400 functions in your body. Why not take care of it as much as possible? Just keep up with these 5 ways to take care of your liver and you’ll be in good health for years… Continue Reading →

How to Deal With Digestive Difficulties on a Plant-Based Diet

Whatever you do, don’t give up on a plant-based diet when it comes to digestion. There are helpful ways to get around digestive struggles, and it just takes some tweaking to find what works for you. The post How to… Continue Reading →

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