Archive for March, 2014

My Detox Diary

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Have you been contemplating a cleanse but aren’t sure you can handle comfort-food deprivation while powering through busy days? I recently test-drove a detox (my first!) that actually lets you eat—we’re talking unlimited fresh, organic fruits and veggies. The whole foods-based Conscious Cleanse isn’t aimed at weight loss as much as it is on feeling more energetic, looking vibrant, and flushing out toxins from the environment and processed foods. When I started this cleanse, I thought my diet was pretty clean. But Nutrition Therapist Jo Schaalman and Certified Health Coach Julie Peláez, the coauthors of The Conscious Cleanse: Lose Weight, Heal Your Body and Transform Your Life in 14 Days, showed me how my diet was in need of a […]

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Why Cleanse? 4 Tips for Daily Detox

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It’s hard to believe that people change the oil in their cars more than they cleanse their bodies to keep them running better and longer. Your everyday aches and pains, sluggishness, allergies, breakouts, digestive woes, and anxiety bouts are all “check engine” lights going off and signaling it’s time for a tune-up. Cleansing will help you feel better, sleep better, look better, and have more energy to perform better. The good news is that you don’t have to follow a fasting cleanse to benefit from a detox. Our bodies are designed to “always be cleansing,” which at the Conscious Cleanse we call “doing your ABCs.” This means tuning into how food makes you feel so you eat in a way […]

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Ask Our Nutrition Coach: Why Pay More For Organic?

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You’re making a heroic effort to eat better, but sometimes you need help navigating the sea of health and nutrition information that seems to be flooding in. One week, your go-to snack is the “it” health food, then the next week you hear that it’s not so good for you after all. Or maybe you’re trying to take control of a health issue through diet changes, but don’t know where to begin? Hi, I’m Mary, Door to Door Organics’ new nutrition coach, and I’m here to guide you through all your nutrition questions and steer you toward your goals and vibrant health. I earned my Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Science and Food Management from Oregon State University (the Beavers, […]

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Fill Your Plate with Color!

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We want to see how you are eating the rainbow! Fill your plate with colorful Good Food and submit your creation on our Facebook page for a chance to win $10 in Door to Door Organics credit. All entries must be received by 11:59pm MT on 3/21/14. Download the coloring page by right-clicking “save image as.” Then just print it out. Official rules: http://bit.ly/co_marchcoloringcontest

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