Coconut No-oatmeal Recipe

COCONUT NO-OATMEAL RECIPE FOOD AS MEDICINE: This grain free “oatmeal” uses shredded coconut instead of oats, making it a great low-carb alternative to traditional oatmeal that is equally satiating and delicious when you’re craving a warm breakfast. Coconut contains medium-chain fatty acids (MCTs), which work to tonify the adrenal glands, aid in sleep regulation, reduce…

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Infused Water for Hydration

INFUSED WATER FOR HYDRATION FOOD AS MEDICINE: The human body is made up of more than 60% water and our muscles and brain are over 75%. Drinking half your body weight in fluid ounces daily is a sure way to keep on track for a healthy lifestyle! All too often our signals of thirst are…

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10 Signs You have Yeast Overgrowth

10 SIGNS YOU HAVE YEAST OVERGROWTH Many people go through everyday life dealing with vague symptoms like bloating, fatigue, headaches, constipation, weight gain, skin irritations, and yeast infections.  Although seemingly very different effects, all of these conditions are often rooted in the same cause: an overgrowth of yeast. Formally known as Candida Albicans, “Candida” is an opportunistic…

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Stress Busting Smoothie

STRESS BUSTING SMOOTHIE FOOD AS MEDICINE: This smoothie combines compounds that support adrenal health while providing balance in the brain. Rich in amino acids for and cofactors for healthy stress hormone production, this smoothie helps to reset the brain and prevent depletion of serotonin and dopamine. It also provides anti-inflammatory support and L-theonine to aid…

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Matcha Chia Parfait Recipe

MATCHA CHIA PARFAIT RECIPE FOOD AS MEDICINE: This parfait is a great breakfast that can lower cholesterol and promote heart health with anthocyanins in the blueberries and other compounds to support healthy blood vessel function. The fiber, fat and protein aid to and promote stabilized blood sugar levels while the balance of natural sweet from…

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Matcha Keto Tea

MATCHA KETO TEA RECIPE FOOD AS MEDICINE: Check out our blog on Matcha! This recipe uses the ideas of bullet-proof coffee combining MCT oils and CLAs from butter to boost metabolism and fat burn on the body while sustaining the release of caffeine into the blood stream. INGREDIENTS: 2 tsp coconut oil 1 tsp grassfed butter…

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Matcha, the latest Superfood!

MATCHA, THE LATEST SUPERFOOD! Matcha tea is the latest superfood trend with health claims from fighting against cancer to heart disease, boosting memory and aiding with weight loss, is it too much hype or should we all take a taste of this Super Tea? What is Matcha? Matcha is a powdered form of a Japanese…

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How to Stay Cool This Summer with Food As Medicine!

HOW TO STAY COOL THIS SUMMER WITH FOOD AS MEDICINE Summer is synonymous with cold beers, days by the pool, and frozen desserts. It’s all about beating the heat. However, foods that seem like chill choices may have the opposite effect.  As things heat up this summer, Houstonians especially are looking for ways to cool…

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Avocado Detox Soup Recipe

AVOCADO DETOX SOUP RECIPE FOOD AS MEDICINE: Cucumbers are incredibly hydrating, and staying adequately hydrated during the hotter months is crucial. It has a diuretic property (especially helpful in the dry summer months), which acts to flush toxins out of the body and maintain healthy tissue and skin. Cucumber is extremely low in calories and…

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