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LECTIN: this plant proteins effect on weight management, mitochondrial function, and libido.

LECTIN: this plant proteins effect on weight management, mitochondrial function, and libido.

WHAT IS LECTIN? Lectins are a form of protein developed by plants to essentially defend themselves from being eaten. They bind to polysaccharides (sugar molecules) which cover most of every cell in your body. Commonly, and in remarkably high levels, found in beans + shellfish + grains + tomatoes + eggplant + bell peppers + tree nuts + peanuts + wheat + soy + goji berries, lectins completely slosh any communication our cells could have with each other.....so that as these foods pass through our system the intelligence of our cells is absent. That is, until they cause inflammation, digestive dysfunction,...

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KNOW YOUR VITAMINS (Crash course)

KNOW YOUR VITAMINS (Crash course)

Vitamin K supports a healthy skeletal system and allows nourishment absorbed by the skin to reach through the connective tissue all they way to the bones. Essential for blood health, it activates proteins found in the liver necessary for proper waste removal, blood building, and clotting. It ensures that calcium reaches and is absorbed by the bones and teeth  Vitamin K1 promotes healthy blood clotting and can be found in deep sea algaes, cruciferous vegetables, and rich leafy greens. Vitamin K2 prevents oxidation in the body and makes sure the calcium within the foods were consuming reach our bones and...

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Burn into your consciousness the basics of the HPA axis.

Burn into your consciousness the basics of the HPA axis.

   Basic understanding of how ancient-modern superfoods + superherbs go to work on your body is more than important than consuming them. If you are shoving medicinal mushrooms down your throat and frothing Pine Pollen into your morning coffee but haven't a clue what is happening internally, the efficacy is slim. Consuming them is just half of the equation.  WHAT ARE ADAPTOGENS? Adaptogens are a class of herbs that go to work on you, system by system, to help restore strength and balance to your body and mind. They regulate and restore us at a cellular level, literally dilating our bodies ability...

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