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What Does It Mean To Be Gluten Free?

What Does It Mean To Be Gluten Free?

by adrianawellness, August 2, 2017

Last week I started the topic of Gluten free and the Gluten-Free Diet. But what is gluten anyway? These days, more and more food manufacturers are providing gluten-free alternatives to their products, from bagels up to pasta. However, the prevalence has led to a lot of misconceptions. The term “gluten-free” … Continue reading

Filled under : Health and Wellness , Nutrition
Tagged on : Exercise , Family , Food , health , Salud , weight loss
Is the Gluten Free Diet Just a Fad?

Is the Gluten Free Diet Just a Fad?

by adrianawellness, July 26, 2017

Gluten is an essential protein usually found in rye, barley, and wheat kernel that we consume every day. It comes in different forms and is often found in products such as wheat flour or other wheat-based products like malt vinegar, soy sauce, and a lot more. Why Would You Avoid … Continue reading

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3 Supplements You Should be Taking if You’re Over 45 Years Old

3 Supplements You Should be Taking if You’re Over 45 Years Old

by adrianawellness, July 19, 2017

Yes, while I always say that it’s better to get your nutrients from food first sometimes supplements are necessary. Unfortunately, there are just some all-too-common nutrients that we simply don’t get enough of. And they’re absolutely critical to optimal health and wellness. Especially as we age. Here I sifted through … Continue reading

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Three Must Eat Breakfast Foods

Three Must Eat Breakfast Foods

by adrianawellness, July 12, 2017

Do you love your breakfast? Do you have a short list of “go-to” recipes? Do you need a bit of inspiration to start eating breakfast again? Getting some protein at each meal can help with blood sugar management, metabolism and weight loss. This is because protein helps you feel fuller … Continue reading

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Five Cholesterol Myths and What to Eat Instead

Five Cholesterol Myths and What to Eat Instead

by adrianawellness, July 5, 2017

You knew there was a bit of an obsession about cholesterol, right? Before we jump into some myths let’s make sure we’re on the same page when it comes to what exactly cholesterol is. Myth #1: “Cholesterol” is cholesterol While cholesterol is an actual molecule what it is bound to … Continue reading

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Why Your Waist Circumference Matters 100x More Than What You Weight?

Why Your Waist Circumference Matters 100x More Than What You Weight?

by adrianawellness, June 28, 2017

You totally want to ditch your scale, don’t you? You may have this weird kind of relationship with your “weight”. I mean, it doesn’t define you (obviously). What you weigh can matter but only to a certain extent. Let’s look at your waist circumference (well…you look at yours and I’ll … Continue reading

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Tagged on : Food , health , Lifestyle , Obesity , weight loss
Are You Sleeping Through the Night?

Are You Sleeping Through the Night?

by adrianawellness, June 21, 2017

Are you sleeping through the night? Are you feeling exhausted or “running on stress hormones” all day? Do not fear, I have some great tips (and an amazing recipe) for you! The science of sleep is fascinating, complicated and growing Sleep is this daily thing that we all do and … Continue reading

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Caffeine-Free Chai Latte

Caffeine-Free Chai Latte

by adrianawellness, June 19, 2017

Caffeine-free latte for your afternoon “coffee break”: Caffeine-Free Chai Latte Serves 1-2 1 bag of rooibos chai tea (rooibos is naturally caffeine-free) 2 cups of boiling water 1 tablespoon tahini 1 tablespoon almond butter (creamy is preferred) 2 dates (optional) Cover the teabag and dates (if using) with 2 cups … Continue reading

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6 Reasons Why Your Metabolism is Slow | And What Can You do To Increase it?

6 Reasons Why Your Metabolism is Slow | And What Can You do To Increase it?

by adrianawellness, June 14, 2017

You may feel tired, cold or that you’ve gained weight. Maybe your digestion seems a bit more “sluggish”. You may be convinced that your metabolism is slow. Why does this happen? Why do metabolic rates slow down? What can slow my metabolism? Metabolism includes all of the biochemical reactions in … Continue reading

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Smoothie Basics: How to Make Smoothies!

Smoothie Basics: How to Make Smoothies!

by adrianawellness, June 7, 2017

When some people think of smoothies, they think, “YUCK!” They think it’s a bunch of gross, bland, mushed up veggies in a blender. Believe me, my first attempt at making my own smoothie was pretty horrible. After learning not only about which foods should be going into smoothies, but also … Continue reading

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