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Melissa’s Ultimate Guide to High Fat Eating – Let’s Get Started!

ultimate guide to high fat eating

My ultimate guide to high fat eating… Frustrated, Confused, Nervous? I don’t blame you one bit because our trusted government has pushed a low-fat diet on society for 40 years now. Our Western diet promotes a high amount of carbohydrates with very little fat. You can’t go anywhere past your front door without seeing that […]

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Is Fasting Healthy? Hurry Up and Fast!

is fasting healthy

“Is fasting healthy and safe?” You’re probably familiar with the concept of fasting, and perhaps you’ve heard about dietary fasting for health benefits as well. Some people fast for religious reasons, or for medical ones (e.g. fasting before bloodwork or surgery). But what is an intermittent fasting diet? Is it safe? Is it effective? Basically, intermittent […]

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Stop Working So Hard! Why You’ve Gotta Take a Break

stop working so hard

We’re toiling away in modern society, and there’s nobody to tell us to stop working so hard. Not only our bosses, but everyone else has bought into the virtue of working hard above all else, even mental health. The idea of taking a break, resting, and relaxing are oddly controversial. If you stop working so […]

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So Done with Soda… Why You Need To Breakup

so done with soda

For the most part, soda has gone the way of tobacco  — meaning, consumers are under no illusions about the ill effects, but for some, it’s just too hard to quit. But you soon should be so done with soda… Soda addiction is a real thing. The caffeine and the sugar rush/crash cycle work together […]

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Turn Your Body Into an Endorphin Factory (It May Become Addictive!)

Turn Your Body Into an Endorphin Factory

Why you’ll want to turn your body into an endorphin factory… You’ve probably heard the phrase, “exercise is good for your mind, body, and soul” before, and not thought much of it. The “body and soul” part makes sense – exercise increases your metabolism, decreases your risk for several diseases, stimulates muscle growth, and boosts […]

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Top 5 Foods To Eat Regularly For Weight Loss

5 foods to eat regularly

Despite what people who follow me on Facebook and Instagram might think, I eat a fairly straightforward diet. These are my recommendations of the top 5 foods to eat regularly for a healthy lifestyle and a slimmer waistline. There is usually some kind of healthy, grass fed and finished meat or wild caught fish making […]

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Is It The Flu or Is It You?

is it the flu or is it you?

Is it the flu or is it you? Are we getting sicker, or just not taking optimal care of ourselves? People tend to believe that bad things won’t happen to them and that they are less susceptible to mishaps than the average person. Psychologists call this “it won’t happen to me” thinking “optimism bias.” Usually, […]

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My Problem With A Keto Diet Plan

keto diet plan

I had to put this post up – to clear up some confusion on my thoughts about a keto diet plan and also to set the record straight… with my reasons! I said it before and I’ll say it again – I can’t support the keto diet plan that most keto fans seem to be […]

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Do You Practice Daily Gratitude?

Daily gratitude

Do You Practice Daily Gratitude? Some of us might be able to reel off a whole list of things we have going for us. While others will struggle to come up with anything, even though there’s always something to be thankful for, when you look hard enough. It’s a cliché, but it’s a good time […]

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Is A Lack Of Sleep Making Me Fat?

Lack of Sleep

Could a lack of sleep be detrimental to my health? I’ve mentioned how important sleep is for your overall wellbeing before; I know how grumpy I feel if I haven’t had a good night’s sleep! But did you know that a lack of sleep can also have a knock on effect for how the rest […]

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