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Jackie Hitchcock - Certified Yoga Teacher & Trainer, Aerial Yoga Teacher & Plant-Based Raw Chef

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Connection With Nature - Why it's Essential

Posted by Jackie Hitchcock on February 19, 2014 at 6:45 PM Comments comments (0)

                                              Connection With Nature - Why it's Essential

     In today's hectic world, it can be ea...

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Gluten-free, Not Just a Fad

Posted by Jackie Hitchcock on February 3, 2014 at 6:55 PM Comments comments (1)

Gluten-free, Not Just a Fad

Gluten-free? Maybe you've seen this label on products and wondered what it means, or maybe you scour the aisles in search of it. What exactly is gluten, why are so many people choosing gluten-free and could it just be a new diet craze? We're going to answer those questions!

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Jicama - A Great Source of Carbs for Raw Foodies

Posted by Jackie Hitchcock on January 12, 2013 at 3:35 AM Comments comments (0)

     Jicama - A Great Source of Carbs for Raw Foodies

Jicama is a vine indigenous to Mexico.  The edible portion of Jicama is the root, it also goes by the name of Mexican Yam or Mexican Turnip.  While Jicama may resemble potato, it is much sweeter and not gritty like the potato.  It's sweet flavour comes from it's inulin content, a fructooligosaccharide, which is a prebiotic essential to gut health...

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Yerba Mate For Wellness

Posted by Jackie Hitchcock on January 10, 2013 at 1:45 PM Comments comments (0)

            Organically Grown Yerba Mate For Wellness

As I sit here enjoying an afternoon cup of Yerba Mate, I thought I might share with you some of it's benefits.

For those of you aren't familiar with Yerba Mate, it's a South American species of Holly which has been consumed for hundreds of years in the form of tea.  Yerba Mate promotes a sense of well-being and naturally increases energy levels.  It is be...

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