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5 Misconceptions About Food

There are so many misconceptions surrounding food and diet. Like much of what we hear in the media, mainstream information about nutrition is usually someone’s opinion, rather than fact. There’s always a new “healthy” fad (acai, avocado, garcinia cambogia, etc) or weight loss product in the news. There are also products and diet plans that actually help people. In a world ...

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5 Reasons You Should Start Juicing

Juicing is extracting the juice from fruits and vegetables with the help of a machine. It’s a good way to get nutrients if you’re not big on eating fruits and veggies by themselves. There are also many known benefits of juicing such as direct access to immune boosting nutrients, and digestive enzymes that are hard to get to.  Commercial juices also lack the ...

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5 Misconceptions About Travel

 Not everyone who wanders is lost. Many people dream of seeing the world someday, without ever making those dreams a reality. Travel is customary in most European cultures,  but something “rich people do” in America. In Austria, there is a legal minimum of 22 paid vacation days and 13 paid holidays each year. Making your dreams come true may be ...

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Is your lifestyle causing an autoimmune disease?

I know first-hand how bothersome dealing with an autoimmune disease can be on a day-to-day basis. I’ve had chronic asthma since as far back as I can remember. Examples of these diseases are: allergic asthma alopecia anemia arthritis autoimmune hepatitis type 1 diabetes Guillain-Barré syndrome multiple sclerosis polymyositis psoriasis scleroderma/systemic sclerosis systemic lupus erythematosus thyroiditis vitiligo As a child, I ...

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HOW TO: Write A Bestseller Overnight

Around Thanksgiving 2014 I began to notice how many of my relatives were suffering from debilitating illnesses like diabetes, and cancer. At both Thanksgiving, and Christmas dinner these same individuals would pile their plates high with salty, fatty, and sugary foods. They were addicted to the foods that were ruining their lives. The Cajun Caveman was a book created out ...

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I Can’t Cook

I recently read an article that said the number one complaint of millennials is that we “can’t cook.” I’m sure this has something to do with the fact that we grew up in an age of total comfort and convenience. With a booming fast food industry, and rapidly advancing technology at our fingertips – it’s no longer necessary to know how to cook.  

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5 Unusual Ways to Find True Love

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day I decided to write a post about love. This post is all about how to attract and keep a strong, long-lasting relationship. I met my husband when I was 15 and he was 16. We dated throughout high school and college. He moved to Mississippi for college, then transferred to my school, then I ...

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A Grapefruit a Day Keeps the Belly Fat Away

Grapefruits are one of the most amazing foods out there! The effects they have on your body are visible almost immediately, not to mention they’re very filling and refreshing. Grapefruits are an essential part of The Imaginary Chef Diet and one of my favorite foods! Many people steer clear from them because they are thought to be very bitter. However, most grapefruit juices and ...

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