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Top Ten Ways to Increase Your Energy

But first let's talk about some factors that decrease it! 1- the foods you eat that can decrease your energy: Coffee, tea and soft drinks. Stimulants are almost always used to support an overworked lifestyle or to push the body and mind to perform at the expense of sleep and cumulative nutrient and immune deficits, says David Crow owner of floracopeia.co. Coffee and tea in certain circumstances are hiding a deep fatigue. They're like putting a band-aid on a gushing wound. As a result we are even more deprived because we haven't address the core of the issue. Processed [...]

By |December 16th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Ayurveda|Tags: , , |0 Comments

3 Protein Myths

Are you concerned about having enough protein? Many of the women I talk too, always ask me, "But Laure what about protein?" Or "Will I get enough protein if I eat less meat?"It's a legitimate question! Especially since we've been told that we need protein to have strong muscles, energy, etc.But as you're guessing right now, this is not entirely true!Yes, our body needs protein, protein builds tissue. But it also needs carbohydrates, and healthy fats, all that which it's designed to digest.AND, it uses all 3 to yield the necessary chemical energy our cells need to function. Myth [...]

By |December 9th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Ayurveda|Tags: , , |0 Comments

3 Reasons Why Detoxing Is NOT a Good Idea

We go on a detox like we go for a pedicure! Wherever I go, I hear someone tell me they're doing a detox or I meet a holistic health practitioner who does detox with their clients. I get it! Because of the toxins in our foods, the junk we eat, the polluted air we breathe, chemicals in our skin care and cleaning products, detoxing seems like a really good idea! But it's not. And here's why: Reason # 1: Where do the toxins go? Many people when they're on a detox of some kind, experience "detox symptoms". They have [...]

By |November 24th, 2018|Categories: Articles, Ayurveda|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

3 Weight & Health Mistakes I Made..

Are you making these mistakes too? I talk a lot about how to lose the weight successfully and permanently and live a healthier lifestyle. But I don't always talk about the mistakes I made that lead to my digestive problems, the weight gain and other health issues.Honestly, I didn't think in a million years I would deal with that. I mean after all, I had been eaten a plant based diet for 30 years. Also, I was a yoga teacher and I had a regular meditation practice. Finally, I taught healthy eating for 7 years as a Holistic Health [...]

Not All Sugars Are Created Equal

The sweet taste I'm not going to tell you not to eat sugar, because the sweet taste is one of the most important taste for us!Did you know that mothers' milk is sweet? I didn't know that until my sister had my nephew Yullan. In 1 cup of mother's milk there's 17 g of sugar. So we're conditioned to love the sweet taste since we're infants. And we naturally associate the taste to feelings of comfort, safety and love.Furthermore, our brain needs glucose to maintain a healthy functioning, around 100-150 g daily. However, the quantity and quality of the [...]

Calorie Counting an Obsolete Theory?

No matter how small or big the group of women I talk to, inevitably I get the question about calorie counting. When it comes to weight loss, the number one strategy for the majority of people is calorie counting. Personally I've never counted calories. I've tried many different dietary strategies but never calorie counting. So I had to investigate it. What is a calorie? A calorie is the energy you get from what you eat and drink. A little over 100 years ago, an American scientist named Wilbur Atwater created a machine, called the respiration caloriemeter "to measure precisely [...]

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This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.