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Integrative Nutrition

How to Detox Your Body, Mind, and Home Without Dieting

Whether you want to lose weight or get a promotion at work, you need to master productivity. You’ll never be able to fit in workouts, healthy meals, and meditation if you’re constantly procrastinating and not making the best use of your time. Read More

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Got Gluten-ed?





















Despite all the precautions I take when eating out by choosing restaurants who pride themselves in using local, organic, sustainable ingredients and offer gluten-free options, I recently suffered from gluten exposure. I got "glutened" through cross-contamination at one of my favorite restaurants. Aside from the immediate reaction (tongue swelling, bloating, cramping), I also endured various side effects (headache, acne, fatigue, insomnia, etc.) for many days afterwards, which lowered my immunity to the point of catching a nasty cold days later that I am still recovering from.

To counter-act the damaging effect of gluten on my guts, my favorite go-to cures include Nature's Way Charcoal, Activated right after exposure, to first remove the poison or offender. I wait a couple of hours since charcoal absorbs everything on its way, and then take 3 pellets of homeopathic Boiron - Histaminum Hydrochlo 30c, 30c, 80 pellets and Bluebonnet Super Quercetin - 90 Vegetarian Capsules.

Over the following days, I drink anti-inflammatory Pukka Herbal Teas Three Ginger Caffeine Free, 20 Count and Numi Organic Tea Turmeric Blends Sampler (Pack of 3) teas, and  Traditional Medicinals Teas Organic Throat Coat Tea, 16 Bags which contain licorice, marshmallow root, slippery elm. I take plenty of Garden of Life Primal Defense ULTRA, 60 Capsules , Garden of Life - Omega Zyme Ultra Ultimate Digestive Enzyme Blend and Nordic Naturals - Ultimate Omega, 1000 mg, 60 softgels.  I also add  NOW Foods L-Glutamine Pure Powder, 1-Pound , NOW Foods - Chlorella Pure Powder Certified Organic , Now Foods, ORGANIC SPIRULINA POWDER, 1LB and Lily Of The Desert - 100% Organic Whole Leaf Aloe Vera Juice - 32 oz. in my smoothies, drink bone broth, green juice and soups and get plenty of rest.

How do you cope with the symptoms?


Alexandra Le Ny
Certified Health Coach & Yoga Instructor
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Cool Down with Foods on Hot Summer Days



Looking for summer recipes that will help you cool down on hot summer days?

Aim for ingredients that have a cooling energy such as celery, coconut, citrus, cucumber, mint, strawberry, tomato, watermelon, etc. Prefer raw foods over cooked foods and definitely stay away from hot, fried and spicy foods.

Here is a list of my favorite summer recipes (from my website):

BREAKFAST
  • Blueberry Muffins
  • Chia Pudding
  • Coconut Yogurt
  • Seed Bread

STARTERS
  • Eggplant Dip
  • Hummus
  • Kale Chips
  • Pesto

ENTREES
  • Cauliflower Rice
  • Citrus-Herb Chicken
  • French Lentils Salad with Beets & Fennel
  • Frittata
  • Greek Salad
  • Mediterranean Zucchini stuffed with Beef
  • Mexican Quinoa Salad
  • Pasta with Pesto & Zucchini
  • Polenta with Basil & Sundried Tomatoes
  • Quinoa & Chickpea Salad
  • Quinoa Sushi-style
  • Salmon Tartare
  • Sardines & Grilled Vegetables
  • Shrimps, Kale & Shiitake Asian-style
  • Spiralized Zucchini
  • Tabbouleh

DESSERTS
  • Banana Ice Cream
  • Berry Chia Jam
  • Berry Crumble
  • Chocolate Mousse
  • Raw Almond Balls
  • Raw Bites

DRINKS
  • Berry Smoothie
  • Carrot Juice
  • Chocolate Shake
  • Green Juice
  • Hemp Milk
  • Lemon Water
  • Tropical Smoothie

Stay cool :)

Alexandra Le Ny
Certified Health Coach & Yoga Instructor
925 858 2133

“Empowering individuals to reclaim their health and happiness and regain balance in all areas of their life.”

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