9 high-fat foods every nutritionist eats to fight belly flab

Pierre Van ZylBody, Food, Hearty Body, Hearty Food

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This amazing article was written by Dr. Maggie Luther, ND. We encourage you to check out her website here and follow her on Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter! The Dietary Guidelines of the 1970’s were not really based on the best scientific evidence. In 1977 in the United States and 1983 in the United Kingdom, both… View Article

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Medicine in a cup: the ginger-garlic soup that fights the cold, flu and sinus infections

Pierre Van ZylCold & Flu, Recipes, Seasonal

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This fantastic article was written by Angela Warburton, a Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner, speaker, writer, and teacher. We encourage you to check out her website here,  and follow her on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) we look at each food as not only having nutritional values but also having individual properties… View Article

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This 3 year old inhaled a popcorn kernel – 6 months later, doctors had to pull her life support

Pierre Van ZylBody, Family and Parenting, Food, Relationships

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Tragedy can strike at any moment. Our lives are so fragile; anything could mean the end. But it’s even more tragic when it happens to someone in their prime, a young person, who doesn’t deserve anything bad to happen to them. Enjoying life one moment, and then to be taken from us the next, it’s… View Article

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21 amazing kitchen gadgets that make your life 10x easier

Pierre Van ZylFamily and Parenting, Food, Hearty Lifestyle, Lifestyle, Quick & Easy

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Have you ever been working away in your kitchen either cooking or cleaning when suddenly you have a flash of genius? Maybe you find a way for saran wrap not to wrinkle up and stick to itself every single time or something! You might get your chance to pitch the idea behind your brilliant kitchen… View Article

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8 reasons why you should never dump old pickle juice down the drain

Pierre Van ZylLifestyle

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This article is shared with permission from our friends at newhealthadvisor.com. Pickle juice isn’t something many people think about when it comes to health benefits, but it is an incredibly source of electrolytes, antioxidants and nutrients that is easy to make a part of your diet. The next time you buy pickles, remember that there is… View Article

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10 lifesaving items that you should never remove from your car

Pierre Van ZylFamily and Parenting, Lifestyle

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There’s nothing quite like a road trip. You’ve got some friends together, and you’ve hit the road looking for adventure. But nothing puts a damper on the fun quite like an unexpected delay. You could hit traffic, there could be an accident, the weather could turn, or you could experience mechanical problems. For these things,… View Article

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10 lifesaving items that you should never remove from your car

Pierre Van ZylFamily and Parenting, Lifestyle, Technology

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There’s nothing quite like a road trip. You’ve got some friends together, and you’ve hit the road looking for adventure. But nothing puts a damper on the fun quite like an unexpected delay. You could hit traffic, there could be an accident, the weather could turn, or you could experience mechanical problems. For these things,… View Article

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10 lifesaving items that you should never remove from your car

Pierre Van ZylFamily and Parenting, Lifestyle, Technology

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There’s nothing quite like a road trip. You’ve got some friends together, and you’ve hit the road looking for adventure. But nothing puts a damper on the fun quite like an unexpected delay. You could hit traffic, there could be an accident, the weather could turn, or you could experience mechanical problems. For these things,… View Article

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10 lifesaving items that you should never remove from your car

Pierre Van ZylFamily and Parenting, Lifestyle, Technology

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There’s nothing quite like a road trip. You’ve got some friends together, and you’ve hit the road looking for adventure. But nothing puts a damper on the fun quite like an unexpected delay. You could hit traffic, there could be an accident, the weather could turn, or you could experience mechanical problems. For these things,… View Article

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Using just 2 ingredients, make this dairy-free pineapple dole whip

Pierre Van ZylDairy-free, Desserts, Food, Quick & Easy, Recipes, Specific Diet

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Dole Whip is a tropical treat exclusively available at Disneyland’s Adventureland. It was invented by the fruit producer corporation Dole in 1986, to be sold at Disney parks. We know what you’re thinking. A frozen treat created in the 80’s by a mega-corp, in a deal with another mega-corp? That has to be unhealthy, if… View Article

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She’s 61 but still poses for swimwear ads – here’s her secret

Pierre Van ZylFood, Hearty Beauty, Hearty Body, Life & Spirituality, Lifestyle, Skin, Hair & Nails

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“Age is just a number.” You have definitely heard that before, maybe even here on The Hearty Soul. But one thing we have noticed about that saying is that it often refers to extreme examples like 95-year-old Betty White or 80-year-old Deshun Wang. But swimsuit model Yazemeenah Rossi is special because she is relatable and likely… View Article

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14 natural ways to eliminate acid reflux without medication

Pierre Van ZylBody, Digestion, Hearty Body

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This article is shared with permission from our friends at Authority Nutrition. Millions of people suffer from acid reflux and heartburn. The most frequently used treatment involves commercial medications, such as omeprazole. However, lifestyle modifications may be effective as well. Simply changing your dietary habits or the way you sleep may significantly reduce your symptoms of… View Article

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The 25 essential rules of modern etiquette

Pierre Van ZylLife & Spirituality, Lifestyle

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Social norms, manners, and etiquette are a daily part of your life, whether you realize it or not. Your impulsion to say “bless you”, after someone sneezes or your willingness to hold the door when exiting the office, are all forms of etiquette that have been conditioned into you from a young age. While they… View Article

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This woman inspires people with depression through yoga

Pierre Van ZylBody, Fitness, Lifestyle, Mental Health, My Body, My Lifestyle

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Heidi Williams was suffering from PTSD, anxiety, and depression when she decided she would use yoga to try and get herself back. She now focuses on helping those in need, to help them get away from where she once was (1). Dedicated to inspiring When I created these photos, my goal was to capture the… View Article

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This woman inspires people with depression through yoga

Pierre Van ZylBody, Fitness, Lifestyle, Mental Health, My Body, My Lifestyle

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Heidi Williams was suffering from PTSD, anxiety, and depression when she decided she would use yoga to try and get herself back. She now focuses on helping those in need, to help them get away from where she once was (1). Dedicated to inspiring When I created these photos, my goal was to capture the… View Article

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This woman inspires people with depression through yoga

Pierre Van ZylBody, Fitness, Lifestyle, Mental Health, My Body, My Lifestyle

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Heidi Williams was suffering from PTSD, anxiety, and depression when she decided she would use yoga to try and get herself back. She now focuses on helping those in need, to help them get away from where she once was (1). Dedicated to inspiring When I created these photos, my goal was to capture the… View Article

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This woman inspires people with depression through yoga

Pierre Van ZylBody, Fitness, Lifestyle, Mental Health, My Body, My Lifestyle

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Heidi Williams was suffering from PTSD, anxiety, and depression when she decided she would use yoga to try and get herself back. She now focuses on helping those in need, to help them get away from where she once was (1). Dedicated to inspiring When I created these photos, my goal was to capture the… View Article

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Scientists confirm we should only work 4 days a week

Pierre Van ZylHearty Lifestyle, Lifestyle, Sleep

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Wouldn’t it be nice to have a three day weekend every week? Well, that’s what some people are calling for in the aims of productivity and worker happiness and health. There is a real cap on our productivity and after we hit it, we lose the ability to do our job at our best. Unfortunately,… View Article

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This is what happens when you replace your regular bra with an organic hemp bra

Pierre Van ZylBody, Cancer, Hormone, Lifestyle

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Have you ever taken a look at the label on your bras? If not, it’s probably time that you do. Most bras are made wholly or in part of cotton, otherwise known as the “dirtiest crop in the world”. Cotton and Pesticides Not only are cotton crops among the most common GMO’s in the world… View Article

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This is what happens when you replace your regular bra with an organic hemp bra

Pierre Van ZylBody, Cancer, Hormone, Lifestyle

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Have you ever taken a look at the label on your bras? If not, it’s probably time that you do. Most bras are made wholly or in part of cotton, otherwise known as the “dirtiest crop in the world”. Cotton and Pesticides Not only are cotton crops among the most common GMO’s in the world… View Article

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Drink this ginger-lemon mixture every morning to remove toxic waste from your colon

Pierre Van ZylBody, Detoxification, Digestion

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This recipe is packed with easy-to-find ingredients that pack a punch when it comes to digestion, gut and colon health. Mix it up in the morning and go about your day, knowing the vital mix is kicking your colon’s butt all day long. This recipe is especially beneficial to people who suffer from Crohn’s and… View Article

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Study: taking anti-inflammatory drugs linked to major hearing loss

Pierre Van ZylArthritis, Hearty Body, Hearty Food

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This amazing guest post was written by Dr. Sarah Brewer, a licensed Medical Doctor, a Registered Nutritionist, a Registered Nutritional Therapist! Check out her website here! There is a growing recognition that people with arthritis may have an increased risk of developing hearing problems. Although the link is far from proven, there are several reasons… View Article

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Cinnamon and honey fights off colds, flu, acne, weight loss and more

Pierre Van ZylArthritis, Cold & Flu, Digestion, Food, Skin, Hair & Nails, Spices

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Honey and cinnamon have been used as food and in traditional medicine for centuries. They are recognized across cultures for their distinct healing properties, and diverse ability to provide relief for a wide range of health conditions. In combination, honey and cinnamon contain complementary agents that work together to even more effectively resolve health problems,… View Article

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15 mouthwatering recipes you won’t believe are 100% sugar-free

Pierre Van ZylDigestion, Food, Paleo

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This article is shared with permission from our friends at PaleoHacks. A candida overgrowth cleanse can feel like a death sentence when it comes to meal planning—that is, if you don’t have the right recipes on hand. The days of starchy fruit and veggies, grains, sugar, and dairy may be (temporarily) gone, but you don’t have… View Article

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Sip on these 2 drinks the moment you feel heartburn for instant relief

Pierre Van ZylBody, Digestion, Food, Hearty Alternatives

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This article is shared with permission from our friends at Medical News Today. Acid reflux or heartburn is technically known as gastroesophageal reflux. A person with acid reflux or heartburn may feel a burning sensation in their throat and chest, which may be quite painful and distressing. Acid reflux occurs when the valve, or sphincter,… View Article

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Once you watch how gummy bears are made, you’ll never want to eat them again

Pierre Van ZylBody, Bone & Joint, Brands to Avoid, Food, leaky gut, Recipes

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If you like gummy bears and other gummy candies, you likely know that they contain gelatin. Even organic gummy bears contain gelatin.[1] So, it isn’t necessarily gelatin that makes gummy candies bad, but the processing and additives that do. “Gelatin – The Real Story” Alina Kneepkens, a Belgian filmmaker, created the video posted below that… View Article

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Atkins Diet: How It Works, Health Benefits, Plus Precautions

Jillian BabcockArticles, atikins diet plan, atkins, atkins diet, Brain Health, Heart Disease, low card foods, low-carb diet, Natural Remedies, Nutrition, Weight Loss

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The Atkins diet — a popular low- or modified-carb diet that’s high in fats and proteins but low in things like sugar, fruit, grains and many processed foods — has been around for more than 40 years. Various books written about the Atkins diet are some of the best-selling in the diet category, with more than 45 million sold worldwide. The … Read More

Delicata Squash: The Gluten-Free, Fiber-Rich Eye & Bone Booster

Kyra OliverArticles, Delicata Squash, Delicata Squash recipe, Delicata Squash recipes, Immune System, Nutrition

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With a flavor similar to the sweet potato, chestnut and corn, the flesh of the delicata squash is sweet. This beautiful design of nature consisting of a cylindrical or oblong shape, yellowish, tan or cream in color with green stripes, is a gluten-free, fiber-rich food full of health benefits perfect for anyone following a gluten sensitivity diet. Delicata squash is a winter … Read More

Dr. Axe’s Top 20 Recipes of 2016

Kissairis MunozHealthy Recipes, top recipes of 2016

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Can you believe it’s almost 2017? I say this every year, but this one went by so fast! Here at Dr. Axe, it was filled with lots of exciting new things, from discovering things like the wonders of bone broth protein powder to revealing more natural ways to combat disease to learning about the dangers of synthetic scents. In addition, I spent … Read More

Pronation Problems: Signs, Causes & Ways to Correct These Common Posture Issues

Jillian BabcockArticles, excess supination, Fitness, Natural Remedies, overpronation, overpronation signs, overpronation symptoms, oversupination, pronation problems, pronator, signs of underpronation, supinator, underpronation

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Pronation deviations that occur at the feet and ankles — called overpronation or underpronation (also known as supination) — are some of the most common underlying postural problems that adults develop. To one degree or another, collapsed arches may now affect the majority of the adult population living in industrialized nations. Overpronation is such a prevalent problem due to people wearing unsupportive shoes, … Read More

Natural Birth Control Methods: Benefits & Effectiveness (Plus Which Really Work?)

Jillian BabcockArticles, does rhythm method work, Hormone Balance, natural birth control methods, Natural Remedies, Pregnancy, rhythm method

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Wondering how to prevent pregnancy reliably and safely, without using birth control pills? This article will cover some of the most time-tested natural birth control methods that are also now backed up by science. In addition, we’re taking a look at some risks associated with the leading way to currently prevent pregnancy: birth control pills. What’s Wrong with Birth Control Pills? … Read More

Hygge: The Danish Trick for True Winter Happiness

Leah ZerbeBrain Health, danish hygge, Depression, happiness institute, hygge denmark, hygge facts, meik wiking, what is hygge

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Denmark consistently ranks as one of the happiest countries in the world. But why? Well, a concept called “hygge,” pronounced “HOO-gah,” is believed to be a big part of that. But what is it? Well, that’s a little harder to put into words. So I turned to Danish happiness expert Meik Wiking, the founder and chief executive of the Happiness Institute, … Read More

Diverticulitis Symptoms You Can Treat Naturally

Christine BabcockDigestive Health, diverticulitis, diverticulitis diet, diverticulitis symptoms, diverticulosis, Natural Remedies, symptoms of diverticulitis

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In the United States, about 200,000 people are hospitalized for diverticulitis each year. Diverticular disease can be a painful and upsetting disturbance in the digestive tract, and in severe cases, it can lead to hospitalization and surgery due to complications from diverticulitis symptoms. The foods you eat and a variety of other risk factors can increase your chances of developing … Read More

How to Boost Your Immune System — Top 10 Boosters

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We are continually exposed to organisms that are inhaled, swallowed or inhabit our skin and mucous membranes. Whether or not these organisms lead to disease is decided by the integrity of our body’s defense mechanisms, or immune system. When our immune system is working properly, we don’t even notice it. But when we have an under- or over-active immune system, … Read More

7 Awesome Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Annie PriceArticles, benefits of dark chocolate, Brain Health, Cancer, chocolate, dark chocolate, dark chocolate benefits, Heart Disease, Nutrition

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If you’re like me, you love to eat chocolate. But not just any chocolate — I eat the varieties that are often referred to as “superfoods.” I’m talking about dark chocolate and cacoa nibs, which are both truly healthy forms of chocolate if you pick the right products. You’re probably thinking how is dark chocolate good for you, and in … Read More