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Guest Post: How Magnesium-Rich Foods Reduce Anxiety

Posted 22 July 2018 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

Do you suffer from high anxiety? If so, you’ll agree that this problem can negatively impact your entire life. Anxiety is a serious problem that impacts billions of people all around the world. Getting your anxiety under control should be your top priority. The good news is that there are numerous ways to take back […]

Greater Vegetable Variety Linked to Lower Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Posted 18 July 2018 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

According to a study in Nutrition Journal, researchers from the US Department of Agriculture have found that having a greater vegetable variety in the diet may be associated with a decreased risk of coronary artery disease (A). The findings from this study validate the recommendations from the 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA), which propose […]

Tips for Staying Healthy During the Holidays (Guest Post)

Tips for Staying Healthy During the Holidays (Guest Post)

Posted 16 December 2015 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

Hi everyone! I want to introduce you to Shelly Stinson, a reader of The Healthy Advocate and a true believer in the power of food and nutrition. She has some great tips to share for this holiday season! – Brandon Although holidays are supposed to be filled with joy and cheer, the two emotions that […]


Create Your Own Salad Bar

Posted 24 January 2013 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

I love salads. They can be as simple or as complex as you want them. Typically I like simple, easy to prepare salads, with olive oil and red wine vinegar, along with an assortment of chopped, diced, and shredded vegetables. Creating a salad bar to go along with a meal is an easy task that […]


The Healthy Advocate Turns 3 Years Young!

Posted 05 January 2013 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Happy birthday to! Today my website turns 3 years old, and I’m so happy for all the things I’ve accomplished so far, and all the bright things ahead. There is so much to be grateful for, and I’m so happy to be in an age where we can connect on topics that interest us […]

My Summer J-O-B

My Summer J-O-B

Posted 24 July 2012 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | No Comments

I wanted to do a brief post about the recent changes that have occurred on this website. Nothing drastic, or extremely urgent; however, in order to promote my website to the fullest and help as many people as I can improve their health and wellness, I thought a simple blog post addressing these changes was […]

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75 Uses for Baking Soda

Posted 29 May 2012 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | 1 Comment

I use baking soda every single day, for oral hygiene, as a skin exfoliant, deodorant, kitchen cleaner and baking leavening. Did you know there are even more reasons to love the magical powers of baking soda? It’s an inexpensive non-toxic product that can help clean drains, calm irritation, smooth the skin and clean and deodorize […]


My Health Journey

Posted 17 February 2012 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | 5 Comments

My name is Brandon, and I am “The Healthy Advocate”, with a strong desire to simply help others educate themselves on the aspects of true nutrition through fact based science, completely free from industry ties and monetary agendas. Here’s when my “About Me” page gets deep, as I generally do not share my story with […]

Top 10 Natural Health Websites

Top 10 Natural Health Websites

Posted 26 January 2012 | By | Categories: health food, nutrition, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

I wanted to share with you my picks for the top health websites that I frequent quite a bit and trust. This list may be updated throughout the year depending on any changes within the sites, but for now here are the top 10 websites I love to visit in regards of natural health, gluten-free […]


Oxytocin – The Healing Power of Touch

Posted 09 January 2012 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | 2 Comments

The human touch is powerful in so many ways, containing the power to heal and repair the body, both the physical and emotional bodies. Oxytocin, a neuropeptide released by the pituitary gland, is released in the body when exposed to touch and helps heal and protect the heart, decrease inflammation and reduce stress hormones. Oxytocin […]

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