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Isabel De Los Rios

What’s an acidic diet? Do you really need to alkaline yourself?

by Isabel De Los Rios
alkaline diet for health

The best way to neutralize acid in the body is through the food we eat. And because it takes so much work, we need to eat a very alkaline diet to achieve good health.

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Cognitive Behavorial Therapy and Weight Loss

by Isabel De Los Rios
cognitive behavior therapy

I love to learn new things, and I love to share them when I think you will benefit from them. I had heard of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (also known as CBT), but I didn’t know that much about it until I did some research. Apparently, it’s a super-popular form of therapy that can help you defeat negative thinking, and I belive that everyone walking the planet could benefit from practicing its principles.

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Eat these foods instead of “Wheat”

by Isabel De Los Rios
wheat, gluten and inflammation

My number one suggestion for getting pain and inflammation under control is to eliminate or greatly reduce the amount of wheat and gluten you are eating on a daily basis. Initially this may sound a bit challenging for some people, so I’ve put together a few great tips to get started.

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Your Body Cannot Lose Weight Without This

by Isabel De Los Rios
the essential fat for fat loss

I absolutely love seeing people make the decision to make a positive change in their weight and their health and love seeing people adopt a new healthy eating and exercise plan. Here’s what I don’t love. I don’t love, or shall I say hate, diet pill companies that promote their “magic” potions and pills as the easiest and best way to lose weight and keep it off.

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The Truth About Cholesterol

by Isabel De Los Rios
The truth about cholesterol

The truth is, it is not the cholesterol levels themselves or the cholesterol containing foods that are the culprits in heart disease, it is those foods and any other thing that causes inflammation in your body that is the major cause of heart disease (as well as diabetes and high blood pressure).

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5 Important Steps to Good Digestion and Bowel Health

by Isabel De Los Rios
5 ideas to good digestion probiotics and enzymes

I know by just implementing these 5 tips you are going to experience some critical improvements in your digestion and bowel health (and you will poop a lot just like me…hahaha). For an extra boost in your digestion, I also highly recommend incorporating both digestive enzymes and probiotics into your daily eating plan.

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Grain-Free Cranberry Coffee Cake (GF,V)

by Isabel De Los Rios
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This recipe has a lot of cinnamon, which is great for regulating blood sugar and fighting inflammation. It’s dairy free, naturally sweetened, and totally delicious!

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3 Easy Tips to Resolve Uncomfortable Bloat and How to Stick to Your Clean Eating Plan During the Holidays

by Isabel De Los Rios
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If you are someone who is currently suffering from frequent gas, uncomfortable bloating or painful indigestion, then this is an important article for you. I have no problem talking about “embarrassing” topics…like GAS and bloating…because I know how uncomfortable and potentially humiliating both can be. There are a few reasons why your stomach and digestive system may be a little out of sorts, even when you’re eating all the “right” foods.

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A Personal Message from Isabel

by Isabel De Los Rios
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Goal…Wikipedia defines it as “a desired result an animal or a system envisions, plans and commits to achieve.” Although that is a completely accurate and great definition of the word, I have 2 very important and critical details to add. To do so, I want to share 2 very personal experiences with you that will […]

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How TV Makes Us Fat and Keeps Us Confused

by Isabel De Los Rios
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Watching TV can definitely make anyone fat. Not just because it is a sedentary activity, but because the information most commercials are giving is extremely misleading and really confusing, to say the least.

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Need Calcium? A Dairy-Free Diet Can Deliver

by Isabel De Los Rios
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I was sitting here the other day thinking about that old ‘80s dairy commercial. You know the one with the tagline that says, “Milk Does a Body Good.” The slogan is catchy and unforgettable, but the claims are a bit twisted. Believe it or not, a dairy-free diet will do your body much better than […]

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Try a Wheat-Free Diet to Feel Better and Lose Weight

by Isabel De Los Rios
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The gluten contained in wheat products can cause or contribute to digestive disorders and joint problems. A wheat-free diet may be just what you need to relieve your uncomfortable symptoms. Need another reason to consider going wheatless? Kicking this food out of your eating plan can also help you drop those unwanted pounds (I thought that might get your attention).

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Going Out Tonight? Here Are a Few Healthy Restaurant Eating Ideas

by Isabel De Los Rios
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So you’ve decided to eat healthier, starting with cleaning up your diet. Sooner or later it’s time to go eat out and you may not have full control of the restaurant choice. Here are a few ideas you can use to stick to your new clean eating goals and still have a good time going out.

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