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Lauren Mandarino

10 Ways to Detox Your Home

Eat clean? Ditching the processed, chemical-laden foods in your diet isn’t enough — you have to remove toxins from your HOME, too. From household cleaning products to cosmetics and cooking tools, limiting your exposure to household toxins is will help reduce hormonal threats, reboot your metabolism, and make you feel like a rock star. Not...

Things I Wish I Knew Earlier: Life’s Top Lessons Learned Through Experience

Life is an experience – from birth until our last breath, we are constantly learning and evolving. Innately curious and adventurous, children are sponges for knowledge. Every day, guidance from parents, school and religious institutions combines with their own exploration to shape how children perceive the world. New experiences offer new information and with age...

Freshen Up for Summer: Top 5 Reasons to Start Using More Mint

If there’s one piece of nutrition advice that we share with almost everyone, it’s to eat more dark leafy greens! From kale and arugula to parsley and mint, there are so many different options. By including greens at every meal, you’ll help improve energy, strengthen your bones, boost liver function and detoxification, and support bowel...

Summer Superfood Spotlight: Blueberries

With the kids home from school, it’s official that summer is here! The increase in temperature, humidity and outdoor activity easily lends itself to more perspiration and if fluids aren’t replaced, fatigue, irritability and headaches will ensue. Although water is one of the top recommended sources for hydration, an even better way to hydrate the...

Food as Medicine: Natural Sun Protection

Summer’s upon us, a time of year when people are generally happy, more balanced and energetic. Why is that? One word: SUNSHINE! At Nourished®, we often refer to the sun as the “doctor in the sky” because it has so many health benefits.

School’s Out: Tips for Feeding Kids in the Summer

School’s out for the summer! As days get longer and temperatures rise, outdoor activity and sweating naturally increases. On a low-activity day, the average person loses 2-3 liters (8-10 cups) of water through sweat, urination, bowel movements and breath. Therefore, you can imagine the loss that occurs on hot and humid summer days!

Everyday Energy: Top 5 Foods & Drinks to Beat Fatigue

From working professionals to stay-at-home moms and everyone in between, fatigue is one of the most common symptoms reported to health care practitioners. In fact, the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine found that approximately 40% of U.S. employees experienced significant fatigue within the course of a two-week study. This is no surprise, especially since...

Spring Superfood Spotlight: Asparagus

For optimal health, eat and live by the seasons! From winter to summer, each season has different energy, properties and healing foods. Spring represents renewal, regeneration and new beginnings. Temperatures are warmer, days are longer and the sun is stronger. Plants start to bloom, animals come out of hibernation and humans have a new sense...

Seasonal Allergies: Natural Routes to Relief

Spring: a time when plants start blooming, animals come out of hibernation and the earth reawakens. While longer days and warmer temperatures are eagerly awaited, according to natural medicine doctor and nutritionist Josh Axe, DNM, DC, CNS, an estimated 40 to 60 million people dread this time of year due to seasonal allergies. Whether it be...

National Nutrition Month: 6 Tips for a Healthier You

March is National Nutrition Month – a good opportunity to refocus on the foods that you’re eating and ultimately fueling your body with. According to Ann Wigmore, an early pioneer in holistic health, “the food you eat can be either the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.” Although...
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