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  • Jun 30
    2015

    I lost 26 pounds! My libido and sleep have improved!


    Tiffany WTiffany W2 I came to Alternacare because I had no libido and an uneasy stomach. I felt sluggish and unattractive. I had no sex drive at all. My lack of sex drive was affecting my relationship. I learned to live with the mild nausea and upset stomach.

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  • Jun 25
    2015

    I’ve lost 21 pounds! My skin has cleared! My joint pain has improved!


     

    Angela YAngela Y2

    Before I came to Alternacare, I had belly fat, skin problems, and joint pain. I was self-conscious and, at times, my joint pain was so bad that I could barely use my hand. It made it hard to do day-to-day activities such as cooking,

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  • Jun 19
    2015

    Homemade Hydrating Summertime Electrolyte Drink

    Category: Blog, Recipes

    Women with water bottle for dehydration

    Did you know that you can drink 100 ounces of water a day and still be dehydrated?  Electrolytes are minerals that help to provide energy for our bodies and help pull water into your cell.  Dehydrations sometimes occurs from there simply not being enough water in the cell itself. 

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  • May 28
    2015

    Adrenal Fatigue and Its Effects

    Category: Articles, Blog

    The interesting thing about adrenal fatigue is it is almost always a secondary problem.  There is almost always something wrong in the body that is causing the adrenal glands to burn out.  Many people try to “solve” their adrenal fatigue with the use of adrenal supplements. 

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  • Apr 21
    2015

    All Day Fat Flush-Detox Drink

    Category: Blog, Recipes

    Fruit Infused Water--strawberries orange mint cucumber and ginger EDITED 26 cups filtered water
    20 thinly sliced strawberries
    1 tablespoon grated ginger…
    1 thinly sliced orange
    1 thinly sliced cucumber
    1 thinly sliced lemon
    1/3 cup fresh mint leaves
    Let sit overnight in the refrigerator

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  • Apr 19
    2015

    FAT-BURNING SUPPLEMENTS – COOKING MEALS WITH POWER!

    Category: Articles, Blog

    Fat-burning supplements never got more delicious than this!  And the best part, there are thousands of recipes flooding the internet that contain these weight loss containing ingredients!

    Fat Burning Herbs Photo 4-17-15

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  • Feb 15
    2015

    Dark Chocolate! Need I Say More :-)

    Category: Articles, Blog

    Dark chocolate has an abundance of benefits that we rarely consider.  The real deal is, we have yet to recover from the holiday candy frenzy throughout the entire year!  It begins with Halloween, goes straight through Christmas, and already, we’re inundated with even more candy with Valentine’s Day and Easter! 

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  • Feb 9
    2015

    Organic Food – Non-Organic vs. Organic

    Category: Articles, Blog

    Organic Food – It has it’s own section in most every grocery store.  Headlines take over the importance to eat organic more so now than ever before.  And what’s more, it appears that some people are unclear on what it is.  I wanted to take a moment to clear that up.

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  • Feb 3
    2015

    What’s a Weight Loss and a Holistic Exam?

    Category: Articles, Blog

     

    Hormones control your metabolism and are produced by the glands in your body.  For example, your Adrenal Glands make a hormone called 7-Keto DHEA, which helps you burn fat.  Different glands make different types of fat burning hormones.

    Endocrine System edited small version

    When the glands in your body start to break down they can’t make the right amount of fat burning hormones, 

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  • Dec 16
    2014

    Healthy Hummus

    Category: Blog, Recipes

    Hummus

    Total Prep Time: 15 minutes

    Total Cook Time: 0 minutes

    Total Time to Eat 20 minutes

    5 Servings

    ~254 Calories per servings

    Each Serings:

    Carbs: 29 grams

    Protein: 8 grams

    Fats: 8 grams

    Fiber: 7 grams

    Ingredients:

    • 2 cans of chick peas
    • 4 tablespoons of olive oil
    • 4 to 8 tablespoons of fresh parsley (2 to 4 tablespoons of dried) depending on taste
    • 1 to 4 cloves of peeled garlic (I prefer 4) depending on taste
    • Garlic salt about 1/8 tsp
    • Cucumber or celery

    Directions:

    • Wash the chick peas in a colander and then place in a food processor.

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