NAVIGATE ME

It’s All In Your Mind.

Truth or dare? Let’s play dare: Tomorrow, take a mental health day. Did panic just set in? Not surprising. It’s ok. No, really –  taking a mental health day every once in a while is a good thing. When you return to work everything will be there waiting for you – and it may just […]

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Getting Back On The Wagon

It has happened to all of us – and often before we even realize it.  One week you miss your workouts due to a busy schedule, and the next week you skip because you don’t feel well or over-indulged.  Before you know it, a month has passed by and your laces haven’t seen any action. […]

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Probiotics vs. Prebiotics

Our bodies are fascinating machines. Without any input, they function every single day, at a microscopic level. Such a fine-tuned phenomenon – every part of our body functions in correlation with other parts of our body.  Within this complex machine, there are about 30 trillion human cells in the body, according to Weizmann Institute of […]

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What’s What?

Paleo. SCD. Whole 30.Say what? Are you confused by all of the different “diets” out there? We understand!  You are not alone. We’ve created a mini crash course to help you decipher What’s What… Let’s first visit the term diet: for all intents and purposes, a diet is “food and drink considered in terms of […]

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The Cost Of Your Health

What would you pay for your health? That’s a very weighted question. Health care is one of the largest U.S. industries, equaling 17.8 percent of gross domestic product (translation – about $3.2 trillion!!). What’s the 2nd largest cause of rising health care costs, behind government policy & lifestyle changes? Chronic illness – which is responsible for […]

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Don’t Let The FDA Fool You

Put on your seatbelt. We anticipate this article could spark a bit of controversy. Hear us out… Every 5 years, the FDA releases new Dietary Guidelines as the nation’s “go-to source” for nutrition advice, based on the latest nutrition science, to help Americans make healthy food and beverage choices. The guidelines are even used for […]

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Is It True Celiac Disease Is Incurable?

When you hear that someone has celiac disease, what immediately comes to mind?  Lifelong disease? Gluten-free diet? Both? You’re not alone – these are the likely responses we would expect. But what exactly is celiac disease and why is it associated with gluten – and, more importantly, is a gluten free diet really the answer? […]

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Fat Is Phat!

Want to know the secret to being healthy & losing weight? What we are about to tell you will go against everything you have learned…and the low-fat, fat-free, 100-calorie pack craze of our nation. Are you ready for it? EAT FAT. Yes, we know. You’re ready to disregard this post and move on. But, not […]

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The Hottest New Food Trends in 2017

It’s no doubt that every year there’s a new trend in food combinations. Some strange, some delicious and some surprisingly tasty – we have seen it all. In 2017, health and wellness is the focus of these combinations. With so many new and innovative products, there is no reason to think “healthy” food isn’t tasty! […]

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Honey, I’m Home! 6 Reasons You Should Be Eating Raw Honey

There’s a wide range of research that displays the harmful effects of refined sugars and encourage the use of more natural forms. Raw honey is not only a great source of unrefined sweetness, but it also provides a plethora of health benefits. At Squirrel & The Bee we use local honey in our baked goods […]

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Embrace Yourself

  This week I was invited to join a great group of women to screen a documentary entitled Embrace. It tells the story of an extraordinary woman, Taryn Brumfitt, who – in response to listening to friends complain about their bodies one night – posted a beautiful before and after picture of herself. Within hours, […]

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A New Approach to Healthy Eating

Introducing the new Primal Blueprint Food Pyramid Mark Sisson, author of The Primal Blueprint, , recently released an updated version of his Primal Blueprint Food Pyramid. Different from the USDA dietary guidelines, this new pyramid refocuses our choices to plants and vegetables as primary foods. This is intended to simplify our eating. If followed, Mark […]

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Following Whole 30 or 21 Day Sugar Detox? We can help!

The diet industry has done a wonderful job at tricking our society into believing the word “diet” is centered around loosing weight. However, recent programs are moving in the opposite direction. Programs such as Whole 30 and 21 Day Sugar Detox were designed to reset the body and eliminate any foods that may be harming […]

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Superbowl Eats – Squirrel & The Bee Edition

If you don’t plan on watching the game this weekend with some comfort food in hand – you’re doing it wrong! But Super Bowl Sunday spreads can derail even the best efforts and resolutions. The amount of food along with the kinds of food, leave many of us feeling like we are the stuffed pigskin. […]

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Six Reasons to Exercise Regularly (that don’t involve losing weight!)

Exercise. This word has a tendency to bring a great amount of anxiety to a lot of people. Unfortunately, we live in a society where exercise is often viewed as a “chore” in order to lose weight or achieve an unrealistic body type. If either of these reasons are your motivation, there is a good […]

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The (not so) sweet truth

The average American consumes 19.5 teaspoons of sugar every day – that equals about 66 pounds of added sugars per year! Compared to the American Heart Association recommendation of 6 teaspoons (female) and 9 teaspoons (male) a day, it is not surprising that we have seen a dramatic increase in obesity, diabetes and other chronic […]

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