Yuri Elkaim

Get The Body You Want And The Energy You Deserve

December 11th, 2014 By

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Vanilla may seem common, but it’s quite extraordinary. After Hernando Cortez defeated the Aztecs, he supposedly returned to Europe with vanilla beans, selling them to the rich as an exotic good. In the early 1800s, the plants were grown in Madagascar by the French, a place which is today the largest producer of vanilla beans in

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December 5th, 2014 By

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A few years ago, gluten-free eating was virtually unheard of. Initially written off as a “special diet” for those with celiac disease and gluten-sensitivity,  you had to hit a specialty health store to find non-gluten baking options. Type 2 diabetes, Wheat Belly syndrome and many other digestive and blood-sugar issues. In the last 10 years, gluten-free

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November 26th, 2014 By

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In 2012, the weight-loss industry had an estimated annual revenue of about $20 billion dollars. There were more than 108 million dieters that year, with most of them making 4-5 attempts at weight loss throughout the year. Celebrity endorsesrs in 2012 were making an estimated average of .5-3 million dollars per year, which works out to

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November 25th, 2014 By

Touted for it’s incredible ability to naturally regulate hormones, boost libido, and drive your body’s natural energy levels through the roof, you may be wondering if maca is worth adding to your diet. The answer is….unequivocally YES. Maca is one of my favorite supplements. It’s powerful and proven, with noticeable health benefits for your entire body.

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November 5th, 2014 By

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Most people are already aware that sugar is bad. But when people talk to me about sugar and I tell them that they need to get it out of their lives, they usually have at least one of these things keeping them from doing it: they don’t know how bad sugar really is they don’t

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October 28th, 2014 By

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  Do raw cruciferous vegetables hurt your thyroid? I can’t tell you how many times I get asked that question. And it’s totally valid since there’s so much confusion out there on this topic. And if you’re someone who has hypothyroidism or low thyroid function, then I can understand why you’d want the answer to

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October 22nd, 2014 By

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  Starting your day off with a smoothie is the fastest way to pump your diet full of absorbable, plant-based  nutrition. With raw food and fresh juicing companies hopping on board the Acai Bowl trend, I wanted to share a quick way to make one of these bowls for breakfast. This recipe is simple to make and

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October 20th, 2014 By

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If you’ve been with me for a while you know that I’m a big proponent of eating a more alkaline diet. There are a multitude of reasons for why doing so will improve all aspects of your health. It’s also the same reason that I formulated this alkaline drink. It’s how I start each day

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October 2nd, 2014 By

Many people set goals with the best of intentions, only to discover that they aren’t actually accomplishing anything—this is not due to lack of ability, but a lack energy needed to follow through with a task. If you feel like the gulf between you and your goals is full of lethargy, the fix may be

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September 29th, 2014 By

We’ve all experienced anxiety in our daily lives- difficulties at work, relationship troubles, or money woes are just some of the triggers that induce stress. Although most of these stressors are out of our control, there are some factors driving our anxiety that we can control. You may be surprised to realize the foods you

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