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    How My Morning Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie Changed My Life!

    Morning Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie

    I have carpal tunnel and repetitive motion inflammation in my hands and forearm. Some days the pain is so severe that I can only work with voice recognition software, which slows me down. I have tried everything from heat, cold, creams, and 2x daily ibuprofen, but nothing works better than my morning anti-inflammatory smoothie.

    What’s In My Smoothie

    There are lots of foods that claim to have anti-inflammatory properties, and I tried increasing each in my diet—but nothing made a noticeable impact until I started a daily smoothie. Here’s what’s in it:

    • 1 ½ cup frozen or fresh pineapple
    • 10 to 15 frozen or fresh cherries
    • ½ an avocado
    • 1 teaspoon of moringa
    • 2 dashes of cinnamon
    • ½ cup yogurt
    • ½ cup soymilk to blend
    • *your protein of choice
    • *one additional fruit of choice for added flavor

    How Long Did It Take To Work?

    My hope was to feel the difference within a month, but to my surprise I began to feel a noticeable improvement within a week—and a major reduction by the end of two weeks. Within a month, I was down to just one ibuprofen a day and only needing heat, ice or creams on days when I worked more than usual. The only other thing I do, is an additional PM serving of moringa. If I do something different for breakfast, I just have my smoothie for lunch.

    I hope this works for you too!

  • Collagen Not Just For Beauty
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    Collagen—It’s Not Just For Beauty 

    Collagen is almost always related to beauty products and your skincare routine, but it can do so much more for your body than combat the signs of aging.   What Is Collagen?  Collagen is a naturally occurring protein, the…