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Probiotics & Prebiotics Your Ultimate Guide

Bloated stomach? Endless flatulence? Wicked diarrhoea? Believe it or not, you don’t have to live with these symptoms.Ever wonder why it takes so long for the food that we eat to make its way through our stomach? As it turns out, one of the numerous reasons has to do with the importance of both prebiotics and probiotics in our stomach. Both prebiotics and probiotics are naturally occurring microorganisms found in our stomach and intestine, which are both known as [...]


5 Ways To Get Out Of Your Turkey Coma!

1. Avoid sugar (processed and unprocessed), dairy, soy, gluten, and eggs These foods are common allergens and can be inflammatory to your gut. Most people have found improvements in their gut health, mood and mental clarity when they cut out these foods from their diet. 2. Drink your food and chew your water Your mouth is the first and last voluntary digestion that happens in your body. When food particles are too large, food molecules can irritate your gut lining. After you [...]


Using Digestive Enzymes to Improve Digestive Function

Many clients complain about indigestion or the feeling bloated after meals. There are a few reasons why this may happen: eating too fast, not chewing enough, or low digestive capacity. Who should take supplemental acidfrequent belching and bloating, particularly following meals feeling of fullness for an extended time after meals getting full quickly loss of appetite nausea in the morning or after taking supplements weak or brittle nails undigested food in the stool history of iron deficiency vitamin B deficiency  Supplemental acid and digestive enzymes are safe to use for [...]


Meal Prep 30 Minute or Less – Ginger Cashew Chili Chicken

Do you ever get bored of the basic meal prep every week and as a result end up running to the closest fast food chain for that tasty salt and sugar infused meal? Look no further, we at LINK have compiled a list of top 30-minutes or less recipes to help you stay accountable to your health goals while enjoying the taste and uniqueness of these recipes. Here’s how to make it You’ll need:8 oz chicken breast, chopped 1 C water 2 Tbsp Cashew Butter 4 [...]


The Meat, Nuts and Vegetable Breakfast

Breakfast is the most commonly skipped meal. Excuses range from “I don’t have an appetite in the morning”, “I don’t have time” to “I can’t eat meat for breakfast”. Cortisol levels are highest between 6am and 9am, which means your metabolism is stimulated and your cells are anxious for you to eat after having fasted all night. For most people, breakfast should be the largest meal of the day. Here are a few reasons why you should eat meat, [...]


Weight Loss VS Fat Loss – What Your Doing Wrong

One thing that makes us happy is when clients, particularly women, are able to differentiate between fat loss and weight loss You can be 150lb of lean muscle or 150lb of skinny fat. Body fat distribution tells a bigger story There are different types of fat distribution, and different types are associated with certain nutritional or hormonal imbalances. Do you store fat in the belly? You’re probably a stress bucket. On the sides of your body? You could be insulin insensitive or perhaps you may have a [...]


False Advertising at the Grocery Store

When countless products on grocery store shelves stated endless health benefits, is it any wonder people are confused about what to buy? Keep these four tips in mind to avoid being tricked by false advertising!1. The fewer ingredients, the better A good rule is to look for foods with no more than five ingredients. A long list of ingredients should tip you off that a food is highly processed and filled with sugars or other by-products. Processed foods may also list sugar [...]


Supplement With Vitamin D For Optimal Health & Muscle Gain

Let’s first understand where we get Vitamin D and how it works in the body. Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is found organically in a few foods. Due to a few natural foods containing Vitamin D, it is added to many (bread, milk etc) and available as a supplement. Vitamin D is also produced endogenously when skin is exposed to UV rays from the sun, depending on your position in the world this could be limited. It is important to note that [...]

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20 Minute Recipes – “Pumpkin” Spice Sweet Potato Pancakes

Serves 1 to 21 small sweet potato, baked, peeled, and mashed (approximately ½ cup) 4 to 5 drops of stevia 2 teaspoons unsweetened coconut milk 2 omega-3 or pastured eggs ½ teaspoons aluminium free baking powder 3 tablespoons blanched almond flour ¼ teaspoon cinnamon ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg ⅛ teaspoon ground cloves ¼ teaspoon ground ginger Zest of 1 orange Grass-fed butter, ghee, or avocado oil for cooking and serving. Whisk together the sweet potato, stevia, coconut milk, and eggs until well combined. Add the baking powder, almond flour, spices, and [...]

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Dopamine And Your Emotional Health – 3 Things You Must Know

Dopamine is a key player in emotional health. People who have poor dopamine levels can suffer from depression, social anxiety and lack of motivation. Regulation of this neurotransmitter is crucial for optimal mental and emotional health. Depression Dopamine is an important necessary neurotransmitter for our frontal lobe function in our brains and for us to feel connected and enjoyment with activities. Low dopamine contributes to a decrease in the reward mechanism of the brain and in return, often those people affected have [...]


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