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My autoimmune story and why I switched to non toxic cookware

In 2010, just a few months after my daughter was born, I was struggling with a handful of unexplained symptoms. From low energy, difficulty losing the rest of my pre pregnancy weight, joint pain, hair loss, increased sensitivity to the cold, bloating and skin irritations. Switching to non toxic cookware has been a major part of my healing journey from the perils of a diagnosis with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis; an autoimmune disorder.

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Everything you need to know about ceramic coated cookware

Knowing what type of cookware set to purchase can be very confusing. There are so many brands that claim to be the best - the safest, most durable, best heat retention, guaranteed not to stick - the list goes on. Today, there are still a lot of questions about the dangers and durability of ceramic coated cookware. We spoke with materials experts with decades of experience in ceramics and here is what we discovered.

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How Non Toxic Cookware Can Promote Health and Beauty

In the quest for glowing health, many of us look towards diet, exercise, and topical anti-aging remedies to improve the way we look and feel. Reducing our exposure to toxins is also an equally important factor as they can play a major role in our wellness and appearance.

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Why You Should Only Be Using PFOA Free Pots and Pans

If you use nonstick pots and pans containing PFOA to cook for yourself and your family, you might be putting your health at risk without knowing it. Here’s what makes this man made chemical dangerous and why PFOA free ceramic cookware made from all-natural materials is a safer, smarter alternative to nonstick.

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Back to School in The Kitchen: Make A Family Meal with Your Kids

Family meals are an increasingly important aspect of our lives. It's a chance to step away from the hustle and bustle of work and school for some quality time with each other. Studies show that there are some tangible benefits to healthy family meals: families who cook together tend to make healthier food decisions, and there are studies indicating that spending meals with family may help kids who are struggling with behavioral disorders. In these busy times, making healthy family meals might sound like a daunting prospect. But with a little planning – and your kids’ input and assistance – it can be...

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Foods That Reduce Stress

Maybe you’ve heard that you can reduce stress by exercising regularly and getting a good night’s sleep, but did you know that you can find additional support at home in your kitchen? It’s true. In fact, you might be surprised to learn that these stress-reducing foods are recommended for a healthy diet for a variety of health problems as well as overall wellness. Consider adding these foods to your grocery list and make them a regular part of your weekly menu: Oatmeal and Whole Grains In fact, whole grain oats are some of the healthiest foods that you can eat....

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Level Up and Lighten Up Your Banana Bread - No Oil, No Sugar, No Gluten, No Problem!

Banana bread is such a great comfort food, and so easy to make – but it's typically loaded with oil and sugar. If you're avoiding gluten due to an allergy, sensitivity, banana bread is a huge no-no. If you're diabetic or follow a low-carb or keto diet, it's packed with carbs. We have some good news! Here is classic banana bread, leveled up and lightened up – with no oil, no sugar and no flour added. Eliminate the Added Oil and Sugar with One Trick There is one trick that not only eliminates any added oil or sugar in the...

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Back To School - Teach Your Kids to Make a Healthy Lunch

It’s often said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. During the school year, however, lunch might be just as crucial - when lunchtime rolls around, kids have been in class for a few hours, and their bodies and minds need refueling. Making healthy lunches for kids can be a struggle. The preponderance of processed and packaged meals and snacks might save you a few minutes of prep time on busy mornings, but aren’t necessarily the best choices for growing kids. Preparing tasty, nutritious lunches doesn’t have to be difficult, and best of all it’s easy to...

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