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The Top 12 Pregnancy Superfoods

People often tell me: “Now you are eating for two!” That’s true, but I have been learning in the past  6 months that “eating for two” does not mean that I should eat two times more, even though sometimes I am more hungry than I ever been in my life. But more than the quantity, I have been focusing on the quality of each bite. The thought that everything that I am eating is not just feeding my own needs but specially…

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The Pills I Take

I grew up in a house where healthy food, massage, and prayer were used as the essential “medicines” when we got sick. When we were not feeling well, my mom would rush to the kitchen to prepare teas and soups using vegetables, fruits, honey, propolis, ginger, garlic, aloe, rice, and any other natural ingredient that she truly believed would help us. And if those items weren’t sufficient, I remember my parents gently massaging us while praying for us to get better.…

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The Wonderful 5S Diet

I don’t like the idea of “diet”, because it sounds to me very restrictive and limited. However, a few years ago during a lovely dinner organized by Nutrex Hawaii, I had the pleasure of meeting Dr Sears, one of America’s most renowned pediatricians who is well known for his passion of spreading health and wellness throughout America’s family. During the dinner he told me that “diet” is a term that simply means a way of eating, so we are all…

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Green Juice on-the-go

Last month, during the Nutrex Hawaii Health Summit event, I met two beautiful ladies that dedicate their time to spreading healthy eating. Julie Morris and Candice Kumai are natural food chefs, bestselling cookbook authors, and gorgeous from the inside out. Hanging out with those ladies for those couple of days, inspired me to turn my attitude towards my nutrition up a notch. I eat pretty healthily for 80% of the time, but I’ve got to say that I wasn’t making…

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Açaí bowl: Keep us young!

I love açaí! I could eat an açaí bowl everyday! It is my favorite pre and post workout food. It is also one of my favorite snacks to eat while I hang out with my friends. My love for açaí is an old one. I have been enjoying açaí since I was a little kid back in Brasil.…

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