<thrive_headline click tho-post-6429 tho-test-7>Benefits of Avocado</thrive_headline>

Benefits of Avocado

Avocados are quickly becoming one of the top “super foods” for promoting good health. They are packed with potassium, magnesium, and Vitamins C, E, K1, and B6. They are rich in monounsaturated fats, which are more commonly known as “good fats.” They have also a high amount of minerals and phytonutrients that promote a faster wound healing.

If you haven’t given avocados a chance yet, here are a few good reasons to add them to your regular diet.

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<thrive_headline click tho-post-6247 tho-test-8>7 Ways to Naturally Cleanse Your Immune System</thrive_headline>

7 Ways to Naturally Cleanse Your Immune System

The immune system is designed to work against diseases in your body. It has a resistive power that fights bad bacteria and viruses that can cause illness and sickness. The immune system is designed perfectly, but our negligence towards our health often weakens the system. If it is not properly cared for, it becomes so weak that even small illnesses like the flu or a cough can become severe. The immune system also becomes dirty by fighting too much bacteria. Cleaning is required to make it strong again. There are many ways to clean the immune system and boost its power. Here are some of the ways to do it naturally.

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<thrive_headline click tho-post-6177 tho-test-9>10 Immunity Boosting Foods For the Cold and Flu Season</thrive_headline>

10 Immunity Boosting Foods For the Cold and Flu Season

“Cold and Flu” season is right around the corner, and it seems that everywhere you go you run into someone sneezing! How can you boost your immunity so you can stay healthy this Fall and Winter? Getting sick is not only uncomfortable, but it also impacts your productivities, your energy level and even your relationship (have you ever got snappy because you have a sore throat or a headache?)

If you have kids, I am sure you can relate how hard it is not to get sick from those little slimy hands – they are like petri dish on legs! Do you know that on average, school-age kids in America experience eight to ten colds a year? [according to The Children’s Hospital Guide to Your Child’s Health and Development]

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<thrive_headline click tho-post-5915 tho-test-10>4 Ways to Use Coconut Oil</thrive_headline>

4 Ways to Use Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is not just a kitchen ingredient; it has a wide range of other amazing uses that promote great benefits for your health and physical care.

Coconut oil has been increasing in popularity over recent years. With the current campaigns against the use of unhealthy fats, this powerful oil is in growing demand. The health benefits of coconut oil can be used in different ways.

Coconut oil is composed of 92% saturated fat, with 2/3 of it coming in a medium-chain fatty acids form. The body is able to quickly metabolize this type of fatty acid in the form of energy. Lauric acid is one of the most powerful components of coconut oil, which is recognized for its strong antimicrobial and antifungal properties.

To improve your overall health, here are some easy ways to take advantage of coconut oil.

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<thrive_headline click tho-post-5896 tho-test-11>10 Ways to Support Digestion and Lose Weight </thrive_headline>

10 Ways to Support Digestion and Lose Weight 

Weight loss does not have to be as daunting as it seems. By understanding the physiology of digestion, we can improve it and let our bodies to lose the extra weight itself. Digestion is a function of the parasympathetic nervous system. Our job is to keep it activated while we are eating for effective and efficient digestion. Here are some ways to do that:

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<thrive_headline click tho-post-5688 tho-test-12>5 Tips for Eating Grain-Free on the Go</thrive_headline>

5 Tips for Eating Grain-Free on the Go

If you’re like the majority of the North American population, you’re always out and about running errands, commuting to work, taking the kids to practice, getting groceries, etc. Such a busy schedule take you to a path to crappy eating, and crappy eating lends itself to sabotaging your new lifestyle completely.

I don’t want this to happen to you. It’s happened to me before, and it took me a few days to get back on track. Some people never get back on track. Therefore, I want to provide you with the tips and tricks I learned for keeping up with a Grain-Free lifestyle in the midst of a busy life.

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<thrive_headline click tho-post-5620 tho-test-14>My Path to Become a Certified Health Coach at IIN</thrive_headline>

My Path to Become a Certified Health Coach at IIN

A little about my story

As you may know, I’ve been an advocate for health and wellness for quite some time. I’ve always been a student and the nutrition topic has been my passion since I decided to change careers and become a Certified Health Coach.

I graduated from Chemical Engineering in 2005 but soon after graduation, I realized that the engineering world wasn’t the world I belong to. So I decided to make a change. In 2005 I traveled to Montreal, and during those months I realized that for me it was very easy to gain weight. With the change in the diet and lifestyle during that time I gained over 25lb! I was very skinny when I got to Montreal. But I didn’t know anything about diet or exercise. 

I started taking interest in the field. So I decided to find out and I started to read every book and article about nutrition. I certainly didn’t want to be overweight and struggle with my weight all my life like my mom and her sisters. So I decided to learn about it and reverse that destiny, and in the process, I became in love with it.

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<thrive_headline click tho-post-5686 tho-test-15>How to Live a Grain-Free Life</thrive_headline>

How to Live a Grain-Free Life

Today I bring you 5 Tricks That Will Help You Kick Grains to the Curb!

Grains – the food group that plays a big role in the eating habits of millions of kids around the world. Oatmeal, YUM! Crackers, YUM! Mashed potatoes, YUM! Toast, YUM! Cereal, YUM!

Sure, most moms always tell us that we need to eat our veggies too, but most moms also always serve some sort of grain for or with breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks as well – so grains have to be just as important as meats, fruits and veggies, right?

Wrong!

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<thrive_headline click tho-post-5670 tho-test-16>All about Grain-Free, The Cavewoman’s Diet</thrive_headline>

All about Grain-Free, The Cavewoman’s Diet

I’m sure you’ve heard the term “Grain-free” by now. Most people have heard of it, but many are not quite sure what it is. I’m here to tell you all about Grain free Grain-Free and why it is hands-down the ultimate way to eat and to live.

To explain – picture yourself as a cavewoman millions of years ago. There was no such thing as cooking, let alone electricity to do it. So what would you eat? The answer is: anything that you can find.

Cavemen and women ate anything they could find in an effort to survive: fish, meat, seeds, nuts, and greens made up the majority of their diet. Eating certainly wasn’t a hobby such as what it has been made into today, but a means for survival – a means to nourish the body and thank it for all it does.

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<thrive_headline click tho-post-5622 tho-test-17>How to Start a Cleansing Program and Succeed</thrive_headline>

How to Start a Cleansing Program and Succeed

The human body is a perfect machine. It takes care of itself. But it often needs a boost and right kind of environment, both of which come from our diet. One way of doing your body a favor is by doing a detox or cleanse.

The word detox often conjures up the concept of weight loss. But, in reality, it is simply, and more importantly, a process of flushing toxins from our bodies that have built-up with the passage of time due to poor habits. Weight loss often does occur, but the primary reason for a detox is to help your organs start working optimally, which requires more energy.

Cleansing or detoxing requires a lot of motivation in order to achieve your goal as it might force you to alter your plans according to the times of cleansing or detoxification.

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