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How to Heal through Nutrition

As women age, their bodies go through a lot of changes. Hormones fluctuate, stress levels rise, and metabolism slows down. All of these factors can impact their health and well-being. However, nutrition is a natural and holistic way to address these issues.

This blog post will explore how proper nutrition can help women in their 30s and 40s heal themselves from the inside out. We will discuss the specific nutrients that are essential for optimal health and provide tips on how to incorporate them into your diet. Whether you’re dealing with hormonal imbalances or stress or want to improve your overall health, this post will provide valuable insights into how nutrition can help.

The Connection between Nutrition and Health

Before we dive into the specifics of healing through nutrition, let’s first discuss the connection between nutrition and health. Good nutrition is essential for maintaining a healthy body and mind. It provides the body with the nutrients to function properly and fight disease.

Moreover, a balanced diet can help improve mood, increase energy levels, and reduce stress. On the other hand, a poor diet can lead to chronic health problems such as obesity, diabetes, and heart disease.

Key Nutrients for Women’s Health

Now that we understand nutrition’s importance let’s explore the specific nutrients essential for women’s health. Here are a few key nutrients that women in their 30s and 40s should focus on:

  1. Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Omega-3s are essential for brain function and heart health. They are found in fatty fish such as salmon, tuna, and mackerel, as well as in nuts and seeds like chia seeds and flaxseeds.
  2. Vitamin D: Vitamin D is essential for bone health, as it helps the body absorb calcium. It also affects immune function and may help reduce the risk of certain cancers. Vitamin D is found in fatty fish, egg yolks, and fortified foods such as milk and orange juice.
  3. Iron: Iron is essential for transporting oxygen throughout the body. Menstrual cycles put women in their 30s and 40s at a higher risk for iron deficiency. Iron-rich foods include red meat, poultry, beans, and leafy green vegetables.
  4. Magnesium: Magnesium is essential for muscle and nerve function and for regulating blood sugar and blood pressure levels. Magnesium-rich foods include spinach, almonds, avocado, and dark chocolate.

Incorporating Healing Nutrients into Your Diet

Now that we know which nutrients to focus on let’s discuss how to incorporate them into your diet. Here are some tips:

  1. Eat a variety of whole foods: Incorporate a variety of whole foods into your diet, such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins.
  2. Focus on plant-based foods: Plant-based foods are rich in vitamins, minerals, and fiber. Try incorporating more plant-based foods into your diet, such as beans, lentils, nuts, and seeds.
  3. Choose healthy fats: Choose healthy fats such as those found in fatty fish, nuts, seeds, and avocados.
  4. Limit processed foods: Processed foods are often high in sugar, salt, and unhealthy fats. Limit your intake of processed foods and opt for whole, nutrient-dense foods instead.

Pulling It All Together

When it comes to reversing the signs of aging, many people turn to expensive creams and treatments that promise to erase wrinkles and give them younger-looking skin. However, the truth is that the most effective way to achieve youthful, radiant skin is by eating a healthy diet. The food we eat profoundly impacts our skin’s health, and by choosing the right foods, we can help reverse the effects of aging from the inside out. Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables is essential for healthy skin. Fruits and vegetables are packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that can help protect your skin from damage caused by free radicals. Free radicals are unstable molecules that can damage your skin’s DNA and accelerate aging.

In particular, eating foods high in antioxidants can help reverse the signs of aging. Antioxidants work by neutralizing free radicals and preventing them from damaging your skin. They can also help boost collagen production, which is essential for keeping your skin firm and supple.

Why You Should Start Today

Another benefit of eating a healthy diet is that it can help reduce inflammation in your body. Inflammation is a significant contributor to the aging process, and it can cause various skin problems, including acne, rosacea, and psoriasis. By eating anti-inflammatory foods like leafy greens, nuts, and fatty fish, you can help reduce inflammation and improve your skin’s health. In addition to eating a healthy diet, staying hydrated is essential. Drinking plenty of water can help flush toxins from your body and keep your skin looking plump and hydrated. In conclusion, eating your way to better skin is the best way to reverse the signs of aging. Choosing a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and other nutrient-dense foods can help protect your skin from damage, boost collagen production, reduce inflammation, and achieve youthful, radiant skin from the inside out.

Chocolate Cherry Upside Down Cake

Gluten-Free, Vegan, Serves 8

For the cherry topping:
  • 2 cups pitted and halved fresh cherries
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
For the cake batter:
  • 1 1/2 cups gluten-free flour blend
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


Preheat your oven to 350°F (180°C) and grease a 9-inch round cake pan. Heat the coconut oil and coconut sugar for the cherry topping in a small saucepan over medium heat until the sugar has dissolved. Add the halved cherries to the saucepan and stir to coat them in the sugar mixture. Pour the cherry mixture into the bottom of the prepared cake pan, spreading it out evenly. Whisk together the gluten-free flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large mixing bowl. Whisk together the almond milk, coconut sugar, melted coconut oil, and vanilla extract in a separate bowl.

Add the wet and dry ingredients and stir until well combined. Pour the cake batter over the cherry mixture in the pan, spreading it evenly. Bake the cake for 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let the cake cool in the pan for a few minutes before inverting it onto a serving plate.

Carrot Cake Cheesecake Bars

Gluten-Free, Vegan, Serves 6

For the carrot cake layer:
  • 1 1/2 cups gluten-free flour blend
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups grated carrots
For the cheesecake layer:
  • 1 cup raw cashews, soaked in water for at least 4 hours
  • 1/4 cup coconut cream
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


Preheat your oven to 350°F (180°C) and line an 8-inch square baking dish with parchment paper. Whisk together the gluten-free flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, ground cinnamon, ginger, and ground nutmeg in a large mixing bowl. Whisk together the coconut sugar, melted coconut oil, unsweetened applesauce, and vanilla extract in a separate bowl. Add the wet and dry ingredients and stir until everything is well combined. Fold in the grated carrots. Pour the carrot cake batter into the prepared baking dish and spread it evenly.

In a high-speed blender or food processor, blend the soaked cashews, coconut cream, maple syrup, melted coconut oil, and vanilla extract until smooth and creamy. Pour the cheesecake mixture over the carrot cake layer, spreading it out evenly. Bake the bars in the oven for 30-35 minutes or until the cheesecake layer is set. Let the bars cool in the pan for a few minutes before slicing them into squares.

Creamy Zucchini Soup

Gluten-Free, Vegan, Serves 6

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 medium zucchinis, chopped
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup raw cashews, soaked for 2 hours and drained
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • Fresh basil or parsley, chopped, for garnish


Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and minced garlic and sauté for 5-7 minutes, or until the onion is translucent and fragrant. Add the chopped zucchini and sauté for another 5-7 minutes, or until the zucchini is tender. Pour in the vegetable broth and bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce the heat to low, cover the pot, and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the zucchini is very tender.

Using an immersion blender, blend the soup until it’s completely smooth. Add the soaked and drained cashews and nutritional yeast to the soup and blend until the mixture is creamy and smooth. Season the soup with salt and black pepper to taste. Serve the creamy zucchini soup hot, garnished with fresh herbs if desired.

Chai Espresso Martini

Gluten-Free, Vegan, Serves 2

  • 1 cup brewed espresso, chilled
  • 1/2 cup chai tea, chilled
  • 1/4 cup vodka
  • 1/4 cup Kahlúa
  • Ice cubes
  • Cinnamon sticks or ground cinnamon (optional, for garnish)


Brew 1 cup of espresso and let it chill in the fridge. Brew a cup of chai tea and let it chill in the fridge. Combine the chilled espresso, chilled chai tea, vodka, and Kahlúa in a cocktail shaker. Add ice cubes to the cocktail shaker, filling it about halfway. Shake the cocktail shaker vigorously for about 30 seconds until the liquid is frothy and the ice is well mixed in. Strain the mixture into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a cinnamon stick or a sprinkle of ground cinnamon, if desired.

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Keeping your body free of toxins and free radicals is necessary to maintain a healthy life and mind. You can add tons of foods to your regular diet to help your body with its critical detoxifying processes. If you want a safe and all-natural way to detox your body at home, check out my Balancing Abundance Program. Because detoxing is so essential and realistically, everyone should be doing it on at least a seasonal basis, I have put together a program to help you do just that.

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