Dr. Oz

Dr. Oz Goes Paleo

Dr. Oz is a well-known doctor because of his popular television show “The Dr. Oz Show”. His show focuses on on medical issues and personal health. I know that I am personally unable to watch the show due to my work schedule, but I always hear good things about it. Dr. Oz has been known to keep up with the latest trends for your health and his newest findings are with the Paleo Diet. If you are not familiar with the Paleo diet it is based upon eating wholesome, contemporary foods from the food groups that our hunter-gatherer ancestors would have […]

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Coconut Oil and Thyroid Function

Having a thyroid issue can be frustrating. There’s not much I really have to say about it – because for those suffering from an under or over performing thyroid, it’s frustrating. The weight gain, the tiredness – it can all cause stress. While coconut oil may not complete get rid of the thyroid, it can help with some of the symptoms of the disease. Dr. Oz says using coconut oil in a healthy diet may help spark your metabolism, which can then help with the weight gain. United Health Care physician, Dr. Elson Haas, also says coconut oil can be […]

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Chef Alyssa’s Raw Cacao-Coconut Truffles

We are so excited to have Charlotte, North Carolina’s own Chef Alyssa join our blog for the next six months. Her recipes are centered around natural, organic ingredients to create lively and delicious dishes everyone can enjoy. We hope you love her recipes as much as we do. Rumor has it Joel Harper, Dr. Oz‘s personal trainer, loved these at the NC Fitness Expo! One thing I love and crave is chocolate…and I don’t just crave it once in a while, it’s almost everyday. Don’t we all have that sweet tooth vise? These truffles blend the anti-oxidant boosting raw cacao […]

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