My suitcase: What I take on vacation with me

Hi all! Actually, I should say g’day mates! I am writing to you all from Queenstown, New Zealand–the second stop on my Down Under Tour. I will be traveling the next four weeks throughout New Zealand and Australia, and will

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A Little About This Blog (and me)

it’s me, Lauren Hi everyone! I am SO excited to be launching Nutrition Smart’s blog! If you haven’t read my bio, feel free to click this link to learn a bit about me. I am very excited to be taking

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Chocolate Cheese Ball

20 min prep 2 hr chill 20 servings vegetarian gluten-free Ingredients:  2 bars Endangered Species Chocolate dark chocolate with raspberries (Grizzly) 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature ½ cup unsalted butter, room temperature 2/3 cup powdered sugar 1/3 cup red

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Top 7 Benefits of Medicinal Mushrooms

Medicinal Mushrooms: What are the Benefits and How to use them?   Here are some of the best perks medicinal mushrooms have to offer — whether you’re sick, healthy, or working on holistic mind and body care — plus tips

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Heart Health + CoQ10

Hundreds of thousands Americans are struggling with heart disease, a condition that not only takes its toll on a person’s health, but on the wallet too.  At least 1 in 4 Americans over 40 years old is taking statins to

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New Year, New You: Reset Your Body with a Cleanse

Natural Body Cleansing: What are the Benefits and Where to Begin?   Our bodies are exposed to everyday toxins in our air, water, food and even right in our own homes. Over time, those toxins may build up in the

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The Importance of Collagen

THE IMPORTANCE OF COLLAGEN No matter someone’s age or current health, collagen protein —including the types made by the body naturally, and collagen peptides taken in supplement form— is something that benefits just about everyone. Often described as being like

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