Entries by Dr. B.J. Hardick

How Much Protein Do I Need? Determining Your Daily Protein Intake

Stop for a minute and consider: Your body can store carbohydrate (as glycogen). Most of us know – all too well, unfortunately – that it can store fat. But you cannot store protein, making this macronutrient – or more specifically, the nine essential amino acids that make up protein – absolutely necessary. Even the word’s […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Raised in a holistic family, Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic, organic foodie and fanatic for green living and earthly sustainability. He has spent the majority of his life working in natural health care. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. He is known for his articles, recipes and contributions on MindBodyGreen.com, FoodMatters.com, MaxLiving.com, and his own site, DrHardick.com. In his spare time, he invests his keen interest in sustainable living into urban development in his hometown of London, Ontario.

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What You Need to Know About Sinus Infections: Symptoms + Relief

Your morning begins splendidly after a great night’s sleep. You have a cup of coffee, see the kids off to school, tell your significant other goodbye, and then it hits you as you’re fighting rush hour traffic to arrive at work on time. You feel pressure behind your nostrils, you develop a little bit of […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Raised in a holistic family, Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic, organic foodie and fanatic for green living and earthly sustainability. He has spent the majority of his life working in natural health care. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. He is known for his articles, recipes and contributions on MindBodyGreen.com, FoodMatters.com, MaxLiving.com, and his own site, DrHardick.com. In his spare time, he invests his keen interest in sustainable living into urban development in his hometown of London, Ontario.

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Best and Worst Nut Milks: How to Choose the Right Almond Milk (+ Other Milk Alternatives)

Once upon a time, you walked into your grocery store and found mostly cow’s milk in the dairy aisle. Certainly, you had choices including skim, two percent, and whole milk. You might have found a few soy milks and maybe an almond milk. That’s changed. Even your small mom-and-pop grocery or major-chain supermarket these days […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Raised in a holistic family, Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic, organic foodie and fanatic for green living and earthly sustainability. He has spent the majority of his life working in natural health care. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. He is known for his articles, recipes and contributions on MindBodyGreen.com, FoodMatters.com, MaxLiving.com, and his own site, DrHardick.com. In his spare time, he invests his keen interest in sustainable living into urban development in his hometown of London, Ontario.

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Organic Food Delivery Programs in London, Ontario – Are they Worth it?

Researchers last year looked at the habits of 2,000 Americans and found over 60 years, the average person spends $70,500 on takeout. “Unsurprisingly, greasy foods such as pizza, French fries, and cheeseburgers are the most common take-out options, and people often experience a sap in energy thanks to the inevitable post-take out ‘slump’ that six […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Raised in a holistic family, Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic, organic foodie and fanatic for green living and earthly sustainability. He has spent the majority of his life working in natural health care. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. He is known for his articles, recipes and contributions on MindBodyGreen.com, FoodMatters.com, MaxLiving.com, and his own site, DrHardick.com. In his spare time, he invests his keen interest in sustainable living into urban development in his hometown of London, Ontario.

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Health Benefits of Fasting: The mTOR Pathway, Autophagy & Ketosis

If you’ve even halfheartedly followed the health world these last few years, you know intermittent fasting has become quite the rage among devotees who swear by its many benefits including weight loss and its potential to reduce disease risk. “Intermittent fasting, in which individuals fast on consecutive or alternate days, has been reported to facilitate […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Raised in a holistic family, Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic, organic foodie and fanatic for green living and earthly sustainability. He has spent the majority of his life working in natural health care. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. He is known for his articles, recipes and contributions on MindBodyGreen.com, FoodMatters.com, MaxLiving.com, and his own site, DrHardick.com. In his spare time, he invests his keen interest in sustainable living into urban development in his hometown of London, Ontario.

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Are Eggs Good for You? Evaluating Health Benefits of Eggs

“Are eggs good for you?” “Are eggs healthy?” Go ahead. Try one of these questions at your next dinner party, with your most health-conscious friend, or the next time you see your doctor or dietitian. Even experts can’t reach a consensus about whether eggs are healthy. “I can’t say enough good things about eggs,” says […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Raised in a holistic family, Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic, organic foodie and fanatic for green living and earthly sustainability. He has spent the majority of his life working in natural health care. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. He is known for his articles, recipes and contributions on MindBodyGreen.com, FoodMatters.com, MaxLiving.com, and his own site, DrHardick.com. In his spare time, he invests his keen interest in sustainable living into urban development in his hometown of London, Ontario.

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Benefits of Meditation and Mindfulness: Meditation for Beginners

What exactly is meditation? That’s a heavily loaded buzzword. Depending on whom you talk to, it might imply a powerful complementary medicine approach to empower you and help you live your life more fully — or it’s a waste of time, something that’s just way too “out there” for you. Science doesn’t help defining what […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Raised in a holistic family, Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic, organic foodie and fanatic for green living and earthly sustainability. He has spent the majority of his life working in natural health care. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. He is known for his articles, recipes and contributions on MindBodyGreen.com, FoodMatters.com, MaxLiving.com, and his own site, DrHardick.com. In his spare time, he invests his keen interest in sustainable living into urban development in his hometown of London, Ontario.

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Grain Free Tigernut Flour Pancakes

If you want grain-free options and/or are allergic to nuts, tigernuts are not nuts so this Tigernut Flour Pancakes recipe will be a safe option. As per my article about these tubers (also known as chufa, nut grass, yellow nutsedge, chufa sedge or earth almond), they can replace nuts and flours as they make your gut flora […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Raised in a holistic family, Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic, organic foodie and fanatic for green living and earthly sustainability. He has spent the majority of his life working in natural health care. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. He is known for his articles, recipes and contributions on MindBodyGreen.com, FoodMatters.com, MaxLiving.com, and his own site, DrHardick.com. In his spare time, he invests his keen interest in sustainable living into urban development in his hometown of London, Ontario.

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Nothing to See Here: Why the Military Diet Probably Won’t Work for You

What if I said you could indulge in ice cream and hot dogs for three days, eat pretty much whatever you want for four more days, all while losing 10 pounds your first week? Better yet, you repeat that weekly pattern – three days eating according to the Military Diet plan followed by four days […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Raised in a holistic family, Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic, organic foodie and fanatic for green living and earthly sustainability. He has spent the majority of his life working in natural health care. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. He is known for his articles, recipes and contributions on MindBodyGreen.com, FoodMatters.com, MaxLiving.com, and his own site, DrHardick.com. In his spare time, he invests his keen interest in sustainable living into urban development in his hometown of London, Ontario.

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Benefits of CrossFit: Is It Right for You?

Exercise statistics are grim. Only about one in five American adults meet US-government physical activity guidelines. Those guidelines aren’t super stringent: They recommend adults perform 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity physical activity and two days of moderate- or high-intensity muscle strengthening two days every week. CrossFit™ training hits several of those marks: It combines vigorous physical […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Raised in a holistic family, Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic, organic foodie and fanatic for green living and earthly sustainability. He has spent the majority of his life working in natural health care. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. He is known for his articles, recipes and contributions on MindBodyGreen.com, FoodMatters.com, MaxLiving.com, and his own site, DrHardick.com. In his spare time, he invests his keen interest in sustainable living into urban development in his hometown of London, Ontario.

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Good and Bad Bacteria – Are We Oversimplifying?

Do You REALLY Need Probiotics? “There’s no need to buy fancy sourdough: White bread DOESN’T make you fat (as long as your body doesn’t react to It).” (1) So blared Stephen Matthew’s headline for a February 2017 Daily Mail article. Oprah and the legions of I-love-bread people certainly loved this headline, clearly meant to rile […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Raised in a holistic family, Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic, organic foodie and fanatic for green living and earthly sustainability. He has spent the majority of his life working in natural health care. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. He is known for his articles, recipes and contributions on MindBodyGreen.com, FoodMatters.com, MaxLiving.com, and his own site, DrHardick.com. In his spare time, he invests his keen interest in sustainable living into urban development in his hometown of London, Ontario.

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Coconut Turmeric Ginger Smoothie

If you want a dose of antioxidants and healthy fats or have any inflammatory conditions, make this Coconut Turmeric Ginger Smoothie your go-to detox smoothie every day. The primary compound in turmeric, Curcumin, has anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer benefits while ginger aids digestion, and coconunt oil helps to build collagen for a glowing complexion. To maximize the power of Curcumin […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Raised in a holistic family, Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic, organic foodie and fanatic for green living and earthly sustainability. He has spent the majority of his life working in natural health care. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. He is known for his articles, recipes and contributions on MindBodyGreen.com, FoodMatters.com, MaxLiving.com, and his own site, DrHardick.com. In his spare time, he invests his keen interest in sustainable living into urban development in his hometown of London, Ontario.

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Turmeric Powder – My #1 Spice Pick that Belongs in Your Kitchen Cabinet

Think about a delicious curry, Indian dish, or another Middle Eastern entrée you’ve enjoyed in the past that carried a golden hue. You can likely recall its pungent, zesty taste. Maybe it had a slight ginger-y or pepper-y bite that cut some of the dish’s sweetness. Turmeric gives these dishes their warm, aromatic flavor and […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Raised in a holistic family, Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic, organic foodie and fanatic for green living and earthly sustainability. He has spent the majority of his life working in natural health care. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. He is known for his articles, recipes and contributions on MindBodyGreen.com, FoodMatters.com, MaxLiving.com, and his own site, DrHardick.com. In his spare time, he invests his keen interest in sustainable living into urban development in his hometown of London, Ontario.

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How to Eat Chia Seeds

Health Benefits of Chia Seeds – Why They Should Be in Your Diet You’re playing trivia with your friends and you stumble across this question: What plant food packs, ounce for ounce, more calcium than milk and omega-3 fatty acids than salmon? You’re stumped and need more clues, right? Fine. Research shows this seed – […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Raised in a holistic family, Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic, organic foodie and fanatic for green living and earthly sustainability. He has spent the majority of his life working in natural health care. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. He is known for his articles, recipes and contributions on MindBodyGreen.com, FoodMatters.com, MaxLiving.com, and his own site, DrHardick.com. In his spare time, he invests his keen interest in sustainable living into urban development in his hometown of London, Ontario.

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Kidney Stones: Symptoms, Causes, & How to Avoid Them

13 Science-Backed Ways to Prevent Them With Diet + Lifestyle Strategies Here’s a fun bit of trivia about a decidedly un-fun topic. The oldest documented human with kidney stones was found in a mummy that researchers believed lived close to 7,000 years ago in pre-dynastic Egypt. (1) OK, one more: Researchers in one study found […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Raised in a holistic family, Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic, organic foodie and fanatic for green living and earthly sustainability. He has spent the majority of his life working in natural health care. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. He is known for his articles, recipes and contributions on MindBodyGreen.com, FoodMatters.com, MaxLiving.com, and his own site, DrHardick.com. In his spare time, he invests his keen interest in sustainable living into urban development in his hometown of London, Ontario.

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What to Eat Before and After a Workout

A Primer for Newbies and Seasoned Athletes Bland skinless, fat-free chicken breast, egg whites, and protein powders: For what seems like forever, those have been go-to staples for bodybuilders and other athletes. Sure, they might throw in something like sweet potato or brown rice, but the primary emphasis here is protein, protein, and more protein. […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Raised in a holistic family, Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic, organic foodie and fanatic for green living and earthly sustainability. He has spent the majority of his life working in natural health care. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. He is known for his articles, recipes and contributions on MindBodyGreen.com, FoodMatters.com, MaxLiving.com, and his own site, DrHardick.com. In his spare time, he invests his keen interest in sustainable living into urban development in his hometown of London, Ontario.

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Is Organic Food Better?

I get asked the question all the time: “Should I spend twice the amount for organic broccoli compared with conventional varieties?” Then I hear, “Honestly, the organic variety didn’t look so hot, and for that amount I could practically buy wild-caught salmon.” Strolling grocery store aisles present more decisions than ever, and chief among them […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Raised in a holistic family, Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic, organic foodie and fanatic for green living and earthly sustainability. He has spent the majority of his life working in natural health care. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. He is known for his articles, recipes and contributions on MindBodyGreen.com, FoodMatters.com, MaxLiving.com, and his own site, DrHardick.com. In his spare time, he invests his keen interest in sustainable living into urban development in his hometown of London, Ontario.

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The Most Nutritious Nuts and Seeds

Name one healthy food equally loved by low-carb devotees, ketogenic followers, vegans, and vegetarians. Give up? Nuts and seeds earn a solid health-halo reputation because they come loaded with protein, healthy fats, and nutrients including hard-to-get minerals including magnesium and zinc. Can Nuts & Seeds Fit into A Healthy Diet? (Yes, with Several Caveats) Among […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Raised in a holistic family, Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic, organic foodie and fanatic for green living and earthly sustainability. He has spent the majority of his life working in natural health care. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. He is known for his articles, recipes and contributions on MindBodyGreen.com, FoodMatters.com, MaxLiving.com, and his own site, DrHardick.com. In his spare time, he invests his keen interest in sustainable living into urban development in his hometown of London, Ontario.

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Paleo Superfood Tabouli

In the mood for Middle Eastern cuisine? Try this Paleo Superfood Tabouli (also known as Tabbouli or Tabbouleh). This vegan dish is gluten-free as it includes Hemp Seeds, a Superfood, instead of bulgur (cracked wheat). Remember that all the ingredients must be finely chopped for the right texture of Tabouli, especially the parsley. You could also […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Raised in a holistic family, Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic, organic foodie and fanatic for green living and earthly sustainability. He has spent the majority of his life working in natural health care. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. He is known for his articles, recipes and contributions on MindBodyGreen.com, FoodMatters.com, MaxLiving.com, and his own site, DrHardick.com. In his spare time, he invests his keen interest in sustainable living into urban development in his hometown of London, Ontario.

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Should You Be Taking Digestive Enzyme Supplements?

Let’s clear the air: Running to the bathroom after your meal is not normal. Feeling stuffed or bloated should not constitute a miserable, curl up in a fetal position and watch Game of Thrones feeling. (Unless you’ve eaten an obscene amount of food, that is; but that’s a different topic.) Post-meal constipation and other bathroom […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Raised in a holistic family, Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic, organic foodie and fanatic for green living and earthly sustainability. He has spent the majority of his life working in natural health care. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. He is known for his articles, recipes and contributions on MindBodyGreen.com, FoodMatters.com, MaxLiving.com, and his own site, DrHardick.com. In his spare time, he invests his keen interest in sustainable living into urban development in his hometown of London, Ontario.

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How Vegan, Vegetarian, & Meat Eating Diets Effect Life Span

Ask your coworker or maybe a family member whether they believe vegetarians or vegans live longer. Common wisdom (in other words, what you’ll probably hear) dictates that when you eliminate “artery-clogging meat full of saturated fat and cholesterol,” you reduce your risk for heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and pretty much every other disease on the […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Raised in a holistic family, Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic, organic foodie and fanatic for green living and earthly sustainability. He has spent the majority of his life working in natural health care. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. He is known for his articles, recipes and contributions on MindBodyGreen.com, FoodMatters.com, MaxLiving.com, and his own site, DrHardick.com. In his spare time, he invests his keen interest in sustainable living into urban development in his hometown of London, Ontario.

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Zucchini Paleo Brownies

How do you get vegetables and fruit in a brownie? Try this Zucchini Paleo Brownies recipe! The zucchini, applesauce and bananas makes them moist, stevia keeps them sugar-free, and the cocoa will satisfy your chocolate craving. You won’t even be able to tell they have zucchini in them, or need eggs or butter to make them […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Raised in a holistic family, Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic, organic foodie and fanatic for green living and earthly sustainability. He has spent the majority of his life working in natural health care. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. He is known for his articles, recipes and contributions on MindBodyGreen.com, FoodMatters.com, MaxLiving.com, and his own site, DrHardick.com. In his spare time, he invests his keen interest in sustainable living into urban development in his hometown of London, Ontario.

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Did the Whole Foods CEO say fat is worse than sugar? Making sense of Dietary Fat.

A few months ago Liz Moody, the Senior Food Editor at Mind Body Green, interviewed John Mackey, founder of Whole Foods. A little background. Much of Whole Foods’ healthy aura stems from brilliant branding (with prices to match), and they’ve cultivated that branding with clever but applaudable tactics like banning artificial sweeteners among their products. […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Raised in a holistic family, Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic, organic foodie and fanatic for green living and earthly sustainability. He has spent the majority of his life working in natural health care. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. He is known for his articles, recipes and contributions on MindBodyGreen.com, FoodMatters.com, MaxLiving.com, and his own site, DrHardick.com. In his spare time, he invests his keen interest in sustainable living into urban development in his hometown of London, Ontario.

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Coconut Oil, Heart Disease & Everything the AHA Got Wrong in that Recent Report

Maybe the whole brouhaha wouldn’t have spiraled out of control had they just stuck with the broad, somewhat vague saturated fat category. But no: In a recent review published in Circulation, the American Heart Association (AHA) specifically called out coconut oil as a culprit for heart disease, and the internet went crazy. For years, experts […]

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About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Raised in a holistic family, Dr. B.J. Hardick is a Doctor of Chiropractic, organic foodie and fanatic for green living and earthly sustainability. He has spent the majority of his life working in natural health care. In 2009, he authored his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans. In 2018, he authored his second book, Align Your Health. An energizing and passionate speaker, Dr. Hardick shares his lifestyle methods to numerous professional and public audiences every year in the United States and Canada. He is known for his articles, recipes and contributions on MindBodyGreen.com, FoodMatters.com, MaxLiving.com, and his own site, DrHardick.com. In his spare time, he invests his keen interest in sustainable living into urban development in his hometown of London, Ontario.

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