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7 Amazingly Powerful Spices to Help You Ease Allergies, Reduce Pain and More

By Tiana Kraus

For centuries, Indian cooking has incorporated spices that are used specifically for their nutritional benefits and powerful healing properties. This practice has been influenced by Ayurveda, one of the oldest systems of medicine in the world, which places great emphasis on the specific healing attributes of different foods. A variety of spices are used as home remedies in common illnesses such as

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8 Surprising Reasons Why This Holistic Chef Believes Cauliflower Is the Next Superfood

By Tiana Kraus FND

“Superfood." Does this word call to mind exotic, pricey foods with fantastical properties coming from a land far, far away? To many of us, it surely does! But even though popular modern superfoods like acai, goji and maca are packed with health supportive nutrients, we shouldn’t let the bounty of nutrient-dense foods we have growing in our own backyards fall by the wayside. These foods are loc

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Essential Oils: The Most Important Tool I Turn to Balance My Thyroid

By Tiana Kraus

As a therapeutic natural chef, I’ve witnessed the healing magic that can be created in the kitchen and know the importance of having the right tools behind every intention. The knife for carving a chicken is not right for peeling the fine zest from a lemon. A whisk for whipping egg whites into a billowy cloud is not the same tool that’s needed to stir a 10-gallon stockpot of soup. Tools enable

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