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About alternefit

Rachel Flowers is an advocate for healthy living through education and lifestyle changes. She has a BA in psychology, an MA in teaching and education, an AAS in graphic design, and is pursuing her BS in health and wellness. Rachel is also working toward her FDN certification, a C.H.E.K. certification, and a CFN certification. In her quest to get herself and others around her healthy, Rachel has found that she can use her writing and technical abilities to spread the word regarding whole health and wellness, truths versus fallacies in health, paradigms that should be changed, and history and biochemistry that might help many others become healthier. Those around Rachel have encouraged her to pursue her passions in health and wellness. Throughout the process of creating her own health information and assistance business and blog, Rachel has also been encouraged by the community members. Check her out at her website! http://alternefit.com

Picky Eaters: Can I Get Them to Eat?


Greetings friends! Lately, I have seen many questions regarding how to get picky eaters around them to eat new foods or foods the picky eater refuses to touch. Well, I can tell you that I do have my own personal … Continue reading

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A Brief Reference to Great Information for the Thyroid…


Hi all, I was going to do an in depth post on thyroid issues because many have been asking me about them, but during my research I realized that there is one person out there that I should lead you … Continue reading

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A Healthy Lifestyle Choice Vs. Melina Bars…CNN got it WRONG with this “Expert!


Hello Everyone, Well, as has previously happened, the Paleo “diet” has landed in a health “news” article. This time the culprit was Dr. Melina Jampolis on CNN Health. In a sad case of SAD diet advice (most likely bought and … Continue reading

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Film Buff Turns Passion For Movie Cars Into A Business


    Film Buff Turns Passion For Movie Cars Into A Business. It may not be health and wellness related, but this is a segment on my hubby that just aired on CBS News at 10!!!! Cool!

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Back To School Foods


Hey Everyone! Today is August 23, 2011. I am not sure if the many elementary schools, middle schools, junior highs, and high schools around your area have started back for the new year, but here in Dallas the first day … Continue reading

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What is Paleo…Really?


Hi all, Since the recent Ancestral Health Symposium just happened, there has been an influx of conversation about what ‘Paleo’ really is and what we should do. There has also been some discussion about the ‘proof’ anyone has when it … Continue reading

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A Little Blurb about that Woman’s World Article!


Thanks to Joanne Ellett in the IPMG for posting a pic of the article I blogged about! Now you guys can see for yourself, and I don’t have to buy the silly magazine so we can discuss it further!

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Eating Like a Cavewoman…Soy and Rice Chex…REALLY WOMAN’S WORLD????!!!


Well, hello everyone! I have an opinion piece for you today. Let’s just get into it, shall we? I was at the store the other day, waiting in line at the checkout, and I saw a “Woman’s World” magazine. I … Continue reading

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Nutrition can Save America: A must read!


From the editors of Natural News: Go to this link to read! <a href = “http://www.naturalnews.com/Report_Nutrition_Health_America_0.html”>Nutrition Can Save America!</a>

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Interagency Raw Foods Raid…Uncalled for! Unlawful!


Hi all, I was not feeling well today so I was going to hold off on posting…but the latest breaking news took precedence. I am not going to write much of my own on this….just going to say I AM … Continue reading

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