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Freedom Through Food

For some insane reason, we think food is to blame for mental, physical, and even financial pain we’ve suffered. Quite the contrary, REAL food is provided by the Earth to nourish us, provide us with energy, and even protect us against bacteria and disease. Mental Freedom Food can provide us with mental freedom, reminding us that our basic needs are ...

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9 Reasons Why the Internet is a Weird Place

1. ONE in THREE new relationships begins online As the number of people interacting on a daily basis decreases, the number of relationships initiated online increases. The anonymity of meeting someone from behind a computer screen makes this form of dating preferable for many. Online dating sites can be used for anything from one-night-stands, to serious dating, or even finding ...

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6 Things Missing From Your Bucket List

Life is all about, spontaneity, adventure, and passion. So many people put their dreams on the back burner until they retire and end up too unhealthy to fulfill them. The best time to follow your dreams is now. I suggest writing a [bucket] list to keep track of your progress toward achieving your dreams. An average bucket list consists of things like traveling ...

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Which “Nice Cream” Flavor are You?

Banana Ice Cream, or “nice cream” is finding popularity all over Australia and the UK. It’s nutritious, delicious, simple, and quick. To put it simply, nice cream slays. If you haven’t tried it already, what are you waiting for?!

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8 Things People Don’t Tell You About Studying Abroad

Like many people, my educational experience lacked passion and direction. I am a very visual, creative, and interactive leaner – standardized testing and lecture halls just aren’t my cup of tea. During my junior year of college I was inspired to sign up for a 2 week trip to Quito, Ecuador. I had no idea how much that experience would change my life. After living ...

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Imaginary Chef Feature: Miss Universe Canada Finalist, Monika Horvat

FROM IMMIGRANT TO MISS UNIVERSE Recently I had the privilege to interview Miss Universe Canada finalist, Monika Horvat. As part of her preparation for the pageant, Monika is following a workout regime from Peak Nutrition CA, and The Imaginary Chef Diet. Monika was born in Belgrade, Serbia, and moved to Calgary, Alberta, Canada at 3 years old. She will graduate with a bachelors in ...

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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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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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