Author name: worthmorewellness

Nutritional Deficiencies and Supplements

  Numerous studies show that even though most American’s get more than enough calories, a shocking ~90% don’t get enough of one or more vitamins and minerals in their diets. (1-5) This includes from the vitamins and minerals that are naturally occurring in our food, fortified and enriched foods, and dietary supplementation. For example, a comprehensive study […]

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Reading Ingredient Lists

  Let’s break down the importance of reading ingredient lists, how to purchase packaged foods wisely, and ultimately, what ingredients you should be avoiding. In a perfect world, your diet will consist only of nutrient-dense whole foods and you’ll avoid anything that comes in a package and processed in a factory. In real life, this

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Improving Gut Health

  People often say, “you are what you eat” but the truth is “you are what you absorb.” Meaning, you can have the healthiest diet of properly prepared, nutrient-dense, whole foods, but you must also be able to adequately break down the nutrients you’re consuming. Here’s the good news: with a few small lifestyle adjustments,

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Eggs and Cholesterol

  A client recently asked this question and I thought it might be a useful topic for others, as well. Before we get started, it’ s important for me to mention that high cholesterol can be the result of dietary and lifestyle choices or it can be genetic. This article discusses the incorporation of eggs

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5 Fun Ways to Eat More Vegetables

  Let’s talk about eating the color of the rainbow (no…not Skittles!). We all know they’re incredibly important, but most of us aren’t eating enough. Plant foods provide our bodies with a comprehensive array of macronutrients (complex carbohydrates, proteins, fats), micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) and thousands of other compounds, collectively known as phytonutrients. Simply put,

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Morning Green Smoothie

There is no one size fits all diet. Your dietary or nutritional needs depend on a number of factors like genes, background, age, lifestyle, health status, gender. And they can change throughout life. It is important to balance macronutrients (fats, proteins, and carbohydrates) and ensure that you are taking in enough micronutrients (vitamins and minerals)

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How to Make Bone Broth

This is my favorite way to make bone broth. Ingredients: About 1 gallon of leftover bones from chicken or turkey or beef 1 large onion, roughly chopped 2 carrots, sliced thick 4 celery ribs, sliced thick 2 cups of white wine 2 T apple cider vinegar 3 large garlic cloves 4 sprigs fresh thyme 2 bay leaves 1 tsp black peppercorns Sea salt  Instructions:1. Heat the

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