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Liz Mugo-Akuku

Liz Mugo-Akuku is the founder and publisher behind as well as a wife and mama to a very active boy. Lover of folklore, and just a girl on a journey to radiant health. I do this by eating REAL food, finding love in myself, and concocting homemade remedies. Want to join me? You know you want to!

10 Foods that Boost Metabolism

 Your metabolism rate determines how many calories your body burns every day, and speeding up your metabolism will be the key to losing weight the healthy way. After all, if you burn more calories every day, weight loss is guaranteed! In this post, we’ll show you the top 10 foods that boost your metabolism! If you want to boost your ...

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5 Simple Broccoli Recipes To Try At Home

Here are 5 simple broccoli recipes for you to try at home Broccoli makes a great accompaniment for tons of entrees, can be turned into great appetizers and even makes a great salad with its leaves. I’ll include enough varying recipes – main courses, appetizers, drinks, and even a dessert – for you to make a full-course broccoli meal. Broccoli, ...

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12 Health Benefits of Eating Broccoli

Here are 12 health benefits of eating broccoli. First, I’m sure you know what broccoli looks like – it’s the green, bushy, tree-like vegetable that is frequently seen being pushed off of children’s dinner plates. There is more to this plant than that, though – it was once considered the healthiest food available. With the recent popularity of super-foods like ...

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Water and Weight Loss

Water Does a Body Good Did you know over half of your body weight is made up of water? Water plays an enormous role in the human body function. Every enzymatic and chemical reaction in the body occurs with the help of water. Water transports hormones, nutrients, oxygen and antibodies. It regulates body temperature, helps maintain muscle tone, and protects ...

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5 Tips for a Healthy Gut

  Bacteria in your gut might sound like a bad thing but, actually, your gut uses bacteria to process food into energy. We call these helpful bacteria probiotics. Most people have heard the term in yogurt ads, but that’s about it. What are probiotics and what do they mean to your body? Proper digestion is essential to your health and ...

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My Word of the Year for 2016

  My word of the year for 2016 is BADASSERY! Shonda Rhimes defines badassery : the practice of knowing ones own accomplishments and gifts and celebrating one’s own accomplishments and gifts. the practice of living life with swagger. I am going to be a bad-ass (badassery) in my work-space, my body (hopefully) and my life in 2016. I’m committed! What’s ...

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40 Lessons from 40 Years

Its my birthday today! So I decided to write a little list to my 20 something self today and I hope this brings a smile or inspires you also. Dear twenty something self…. Learn how to enjoy your own company. Go on dates with yourself often. By being the best and most healed version of yourself you can truly make ...

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Beeswax: Why is it So Great for the Skin

Carefully crafted by young worker bees into six-sided honeycomb cells, beeswax provides tiny storage units for honey until the beekeeper extracts the golden liquid. Beeswax is one of the most multipurpose substances on the planet, used in candles, sealing wax, natural chewing gums and most importantly, as an essential skincare ingredient. Protectant Acting as a surfactant, beeswax, when blended into ...

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Epsom Salt Bath Soak

So we’ve got an inexpensive way to create an at-home spa treatment. Epsom salts make a relaxing bath or exfoliating treatment that will not only leave your skin radiant and glowing but can also improve your health. Why Epsom Salt? Magnesium is a nutrient that experts say helps your body produce its main source of energy and impacts at least ...

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  I am truly blessed to have so many things to be Thankful for. I woke up today so grateful for the fact that my family and friends are overflowing with love and happiness! Also thankful to all of you, who take time out of your day to try to connect with me here, so that we can make this ...

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