When Sugar Detoxes Lead to Health Shaming

This week is Mind Body Green‘s No Sugar Week, and it has caused a lot of controversy on Instagram. I’ve been biting my tongue all week, but that didn’t last long. I really want to share my thoughts on the topic because I have been genuinely confused and frustrated because of people’s reactions. When I first heard about MBG’s No Sugar Week, I really didn’t think twice about it. People go on sugar detoxes all the time! Whole 30s are huge. Mark Hyman’s 10 day sugar detox is huge. Diane Sanfilippo’s 21 day sugar detox is huge. There are so many sugar detoxes…

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All About Protein Powders

The protein powder post. It’s finally here. I have a lot of strong opinions when it comes to protein powders. In general, I am not a big fan of them. I think that people are way too dependent on protein powders, and I don’t think they should be consumed on a daily basis… unless it’s a certain type of protein. Will get to that in a second. I understand the appeal of protein powders. They’re a convenient way to get protein into smoothies. And when you’re making a smoothie, I do think it’s important to add some protein to round out…

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Love the Livers: All About Organ Meats

A lot of people in the wellness community talk about “superfoods.” To be honest, I don’t usually buy into the whole “superfoods” thing. If anything is a superfood, though? I’m voting for organ meats. I’m sure you’ve heard it before, but I’ll tell you again – organ meats truly are nutritional POWERHOUSES. When it comes to organ meats, there are a ton of different options – tongue heart, livers, kidneys… the list goes on. I started incorporating organ meats into my diet about a year ago, and I truly believe they’ve had a monumentally positive effect on my health. Thanks to all of…

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The GOOD Fest, Philly, & Friends IRL

This post is a tad late, but better late than never, right? THE GOOD FEST. Let’s talk about it. I have so many things to say about the week, the event, the people…everything. To sum it up, it was definitely the best event I’ve ever attended. The Fest was really more of an “experience” than simply an event. I met so many incredible people and left the day feeling beyond inspired. It might sound corny, but I learned a lot about myself that week, and I came back with a deeper motivation than ever before to pursue my passions. Right.…

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Why I Eat Raw Meat – The Raw Paleo Diet

This post might seem like it’s coming out of nowhere, but I promise it’s not. I’ve been dying to write about this for awhile, but I didn’t want to share it until I had done self-experimentation for long enough to really be able to tell how it’s been working for my body. I also want to preface this with some classic, but always necessary, disclaimers. I want to remind you that the purpose of my blog, and this post, is to share my personal experiences with you. This is not medical advice. I’m not telling you to do anything I do or recommending…

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