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Ghee: A Much “Butter” Choice

If you’ve been trying to eat healthier or have hopped on the keto train to a skinnier waistline and better health, chances are that you’ve heard of ghee. But what makes ghee so special and is it really a better choice than butter? Here’s what you need to know. What the heck is ghee? The first time I heard of ghee was when I did the Whole 30, which if you are unfamiliar, is a diet plan designed to help you determine what foods might be triggering unwanted responses in your body. It eliminates dairy, sugar, grains, legumes, and alcohol.
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The Bitter Truth About Coffee

More than 50% of Americans over the age of 18 drink coffee every day which makes the United States the largest consumer of coffee in the world. What they don’t know is that it’s entwined with a long history of colonialism and slavery. The current use of child labor and unfair wages is why MariGold decided to use ethically-sourced coffee from Three Avocados.
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Stuff Your Face with These Low FODMAP Veggies

Let’s face it. It was hard to get your vegetables in even before you were on a strict diet like low FODMAP. Recent studies have shown that less than 10% of Americans eat the recommended servings of veggies a day. With a diet like low FODMAP, it can be hard to know what you can munch on. Here are five low FODMAP veggies you can eat freely. RELATED: The Low-FODMAP Diet, Here’s What You Need to Know 1. Carrots Carrots are low FODMAP and make for a versatile snack! Try them with a low FODMAP hummus or roast them with
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What the Heck is a GMO?

Although it may have only been in the last few years you’ve heard about Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), they have been around since the first commercial sale of a genetically modified tomato in the 90s. So what exactly are GMOs? What are the health risks? What foods should you be looking out for? Here is everything you need to know.
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10 Baby Steps to Start Eating Healthier

Sometimes small changes make the biggest difference. Maybe this year you thought that you would be able to make some immediate changes to your diet starting in the new year, but failed to make things happen. I know I’ve been there. If you’re not ready to commit to a full-blown diet, but you do want to take a step towards transformation, here are 10 steps you need to follow.
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