Do you need to count protein, fat, and carbs?

Should you be counting protein, fat, and carbs - what you need to know... at

Yesterday a friend asked, “What do you think about counting macros? How do you know if your kids are getting a balance of protein, fat, and carbs?”

This is a really good question.

Do you need to count protein, fat, and carbs?

Coming from a background of food obsession, I didn’t always have a positive relationship with food. Counting things like calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrates was a method of control. And it never ended well.

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Infused Cucumber Water Recipe for Hydration, Beautiful Skin, and More

Cucumber water recipe - this recipe is perfect for hydration and detox this summer... from livingthenourishedlife.comThis cucumber water recipe was brought to you by my scorching hot Carolina summer. When you sit outside in the heaviness of southern heat and humidity, you begin to wonder if internal combustion is really a thing. And you tend to contemplate the possibility of a cool, refreshing beverage. Thus my discovery of cucumber water.

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Bamboo Leaf Tea: Why You Should Drink it Every Day

Bamboo Leaf Tea Why You Should Drink It Every Day - from livingthenourishedlife.comWhy drink bamboo leaf tea? That’s a good question. I, too, once assumed bamboo was only good for feeding adorable pandas and as a love-it-then-regret-it landscape filler. But I was wrong.

Why bamboo leaf tea?

One word: silica. It’s the mineral we love to overlook. But organic silica (also known as silicon) provides some awesome benefits that you really don’t want to miss out on:

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DIY Coffee Body Scrub for Luscious Skin

DIY Coffee Body Scrub - livingthenourishedlife.comThis coffee body scrub is the best DIY beauty treatment on the planet. Forget spending hundreds of dollars at the spa to get scrubbed and wrapped — this coffee scrub will get you the results, and costs less than a dollar per use!

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Chocolate Zucchini Breakfast Muffins

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I had a chocolate zucchini breakfast muffin this morning (okay, I had two). But I confess: it tasted so much like chocolate cake that — well, you coulda fooled me.

Of course, I didn’t mind. I’m a chocolate cake sort of gal. Breakfast, dessert or otherwise. Any time is chocolate cake time.

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Calendula Oil Recipe + Why You Need to Make This Today

Calendula Infusion Recipe and Why You Need to Make This Today - at
Want to make your own calendula oil? This recipe is so easy, you just can’t get it wrong — but don’t let that fool you! Pure calendula oil may be simple to make, but it’s also a powerful herbal remedy you should have on hand at all times.

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GIVEAWAY: Enter to Win a 3-Month Supply of Anti-Stress Nutrients ($248+ Value)

Giveaway - win 3 months supply of anti-stress nutrients from

[This giveaway is now closed and the winner, Annette, has been contacted by email.]

It’s time for another giveaway — and this one is all about anti-stress nutrients!

If you know me, you know I’m all about ditching the stress. Get a little sunshine. Don’t diet. Be kind to yourself. Eat well. All that good stuff.

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Want to Stop Anxiety? You Need to Do This First

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If you have anxiety, you know how crippling it can be. But sometimes, the very things you to do stop anxiety are exactly what fuels it.


Because you have to begin from the right place.

If you live with anxiety, you know all the negative emotions it can trigger:

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