Healthy Living Tips Archives - Karen Berrios

Healthy Living Tips

Does Vitamin D Protect against Covid-19?

Amidst Covid numbers rising, people are flocking to do their research on what is going to protect them. What is going to strengthen their immune systems. What will heal them should they contract the virus. A lot of people are talking about Vitamin C and glutathione (which we need) but one simple Vitamin that many…

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The Best Oils To Keep In Your Kitchen

There’s a big chance you have at least one oil in your house that you cook with, or use in dressings. Sometimes even baking! (Have you tried olive oil cake? YUM!) Oils are a consistent staple in so many people’s diets- mine included! So it’s important to know which oils are the best for baking.…

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January Thyroid Awareness Month 2021

This month is so personal and precious to me. I am a thyroid cancer survivor and I have seen in my life first hand just how many people are affected by a thyroid disease. To be able to be in a position to shed some light on this topic is precious to me because I…

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Why You Should Stay Away From Aspartame

Aspartame is a popular low calorie sweetener. It is all over in breads, gum, sodas, yogurts, candies… just to name a few! Many companies and corporations do their best to make us feel safe when consuming aspartame but the reality is that it is not good for us. It is beyond me why it is…

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Emotional Wellness Goals for 2021 and How to Reach Them!

I wrote a post on my physical health goals, but I think emotional wellness is even MORE important. Why have the body right when the mind isn’t? I know it is easier said than done. When I was diagnosed with cancer, I first did everything I could to heal my body. Diet. Exercise. Treatments. Routines.…

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Health Goals for 2021

I find New Year’s resolutions to be incredibly motivating. A new year is a blank slate. It’s a chance to prove to ourselves that we can exist in a way that fills us up, that makes us healthier and happier people. While there are personal relationship goals and monetary goals and family goals… I believe…

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What Is Colostrum And What Can It Do For Us?

Colostrum is a super hot topic right now. Claims that it is anti-aging, great for the immune system, good for joints, for skin… There are many claims out there. Like you, I was interested to find out what the benefits are. What science says. What the experts believe to be true. Let’s dive in! What…

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Health Foods That Wreak Havoc On Your Immune System

There is a lot of misinformation out there in the health and wellness world when it comes to foods to eat for the immune system. Well intentioned I’m sure, but typically without science to back it up or they are blindly following advice of health conscious friends who may not have their facts straight. I…

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Is Meat Ever Good For Cancer?

One of my healing protocols to heal from cancer was through a whole-food, plant-based diet. I am a big believer in plants as a healing mechanism for cancer. For me, it was intuitively right. I listened to my body and the plant-based life was one that called to me. And it worked. Now that being…

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Does Hypothyroidism And Hashimotos Cause Thyroid Cancer?

The American Cancer society has once said that around 62,450 people will be diagnosed with thyroid cancer every year. It is a big deal, and very prevalent! A big question is, does hypothyroidism or Hashimoto’s cause thyroid cancer? Let’s explore that. Real risk factors for thyroid cancer Unfortunately, one of the biggest risks for thyroid…

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