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This program is just what I needed to build my knowledge and confidence for starting my online business in the health and wellness space. The curriculum is so well designed and the content is amazing! Thank you Food Matters Institute for the life changing education!!

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I’m a little late with a picture, I completed the program a few days ago! Thank you James and Laurentine for your dedication to wellness, and for creating this program! I graduated from IIN in 2015 and I’m always eager to learn more on my journey to wellness and self love. Food Matters Nutrition was a perfect addition. It is not only my hope to heal my body but during the process, share nuggets with others on their journey!

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To the Food Matters Team and especially Laurentine and James - thank you for making this program possible! I’ve learned so much and will continue to explore all the additional resources within each module. I loved every minute! Now onto the Bonus Module. 😊 💜

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Thank you James, Laurentine, everyone at Food Matters and all the amazing trainers for paving a beautiful path for me to follow. I absolutely love this course and look forward to doing it again and living it. 😊 I have told so many people about Food Matters and this course. I know a lot of my team will be taking it in the future and my hope is that one day it is taught in all schools! I am so grateful. Thank you! 🙏❤️😊

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The countdown begins to a healthier you! 🕒 Join our upcoming FREE Masterclass Series & get ready to transform your life! Link in bio 🌱✨
The countdown begins to a healthier you! 🕒 Join our upcoming FREE Masterclass Series & get ready to transform your life! Link in bio 🌱✨
Did you know that up to 40% of Alzheimer’s and Dementia cases have preventable risk factors? 🧠 ⁠ ⁠ These factors, encompassing diet, lifestyle, and environmental influences, wield significant influence …
Did you know that up to 40% of Alzheimer’s and Dementia cases have preventable risk factors? 🧠 ⁠
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These factors, encompassing diet, lifestyle, and environmental influences, wield significant influence over brain health.  While no one can ever promise any health outcome with certainty, we believe that knowledge is power - and that informed choices and the use of nutritional science can help tilt the odds in our favor. ⁠
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Join us for our upcoming Masterclass with @dr.heathersandison where we learn how to improve our brain health & reduce the risk of cognitive decline. ⁠
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Adding in fun superfoods is as easy as that 👏 ⁠ ⁠ Nut Free Chocolate Bliss Balls spiked with medicinal reishi mushroom powder 🍄 ⁠ ⁠ In our upcoming Masterclass …
Adding in fun superfoods is as easy as that 👏 ⁠
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Nut Free Chocolate Bliss Balls spiked with medicinal reishi mushroom powder 🍄 ⁠
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In our upcoming Masterclass with Nick Polizzi, we discuss the impressive power of medicinal herbs and mushrooms and how to use them as a practical tool to manage stress, and mood, and find balance. ⁠
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Unlock the recipe by commenting MASTERCLASS and we’ll send you the link 🍫
Unexplained Pain, Aching Joints, Irritability?⁠ ⁠ Join our upcoming Masterclass and learn how to identify and treat inflammation naturally through nutrition and lifestyle 🌿 Grab your free ticket in the …
Unexplained Pain, Aching Joints, Irritability?⁠
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If you could only choose 3, which would it be? 👇 ⁠
Herbal teas have hold powerful medicinal compounds that you can use as an ally for countless ailments. We love how easy, soothing, and healing a simple cup of tea can …
Herbal teas have hold powerful medicinal compounds that you can use as an ally for countless ailments. We love how easy, soothing, and healing a simple cup of tea can be 💫 ⁠
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This tea blend of astragalus, elderberry, rosehips, echinacea, and ginger is calming, anti-inflammatory, immune and gut supportive, and rich in Vitamin C. These herbs can be found in your local herbal shop, health food store, or online. ⁠
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"Your business is actually an extension of you, your health and everything else”.🤍 ⁠ ⁠ Join us for a refreshing conversation with @natkringoudis as we discuss how to turn your …
"Your business is actually an extension of you, your health and everything else”.🤍 ⁠
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Join us for a refreshing conversation with @natkringoudis as we discuss how to turn your passion for nutrition into a career, find your niche, and navigate the ins and outs of wellness business. ⁠
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In our upcoming Masterclass with her, Nat Kringoudis confesses she goes through a punnet of blueberries a day! 🫐 But we don’t think that’s a terrible addiction to have. 😆⁠ …
In our upcoming Masterclass with her, Nat Kringoudis confesses she goes through a punnet of blueberries a day! 🫐  But we don’t think that’s a terrible addiction to have. 😆⁠
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In the spirit of that, here’s one of our favorite recipes: Blueberry Pie Smoothie ✨ ⁠
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Rich in antioxidants, fiber, healthy fats, and protein, this makes for the perfect breakfast or snack. ⁠
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Blend up 👇 ⁠
2 cups coconut milk⁠
1 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen)⁠
1 small banana⁠
½ tsp vanilla⁠
½ tsp cinnamon⁠
½ tsp nutmeg⁠
2 tbsp shredded coconut⁠
Your choice of collagen or protein powder ⁠
& Enjoy! ☺️
Banana, salt, and cashew butter👌 ⁠ ⁠ This is one of those "don't knock it till you try it" moments 😆 🍌 ⁠ ⁠ High in tryptophan, fiber, B6, and …
Banana, salt, and cashew butter👌 ⁠
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This is one of those "don't knock it till you try it" moments 😆 🍌 ⁠
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High in tryptophan, fiber, B6, and a little sugar kick - this makes for a perfect bedtime snack, especially for those needing extra sleep support during peri-menopause or menopause. ⁠
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“Your body has inate intelligence that it was born with” ❤️ 👏 ⁠ @drchristinesmith⁠ ⁠ In our upcoming Masterclass with Dr. Christine, learn how lifestyle and nutrition play a powerful …
“Your body has inate intelligence that it was born with” ❤️ 👏 ⁠ @drchristinesmith⁠
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In our upcoming Masterclass with Dr. Christine, learn how lifestyle and nutrition play a powerful role in managing pain, gut health, and inflammation. 🔥 ⁠
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What do you think about this? 💭 ⁠ ⁠ Let's discuss in the comments 👇 ⁠ ⁠ If you want to learn more about how you can improve your health …
What do you think about this? 💭 ⁠
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If you want to learn more about how you can improve your health and reconnect with nature using herbalism, join our upcoming Masterclass with Nick Polizzi from @thesacredscience 🌿 ⁠
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Feeling stuck, uninspired & ready for a change? 💫 ⁠ ⁠ In our upcoming Masterclass with @natkringoudis we learn how to turn your passion for nutrition into a career. From …
Feeling stuck, uninspired & ready for a change? 💫 ⁠
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In our upcoming Masterclass with @natkringoudis we learn how to turn your passion for nutrition into a career. From navigating the world of wellness to building a supportive community and navigating the business side of things, we’ve got you covered!⁠
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Whether it’s relieving stress, promoting relaxation, skincare, or even cleaning products, essential oils offer a versatile, medicinal, and aromatic solution. 🌿 🌸 ⁠ ⁠ From lavender, eucalyptus, or tea tree, …
Whether it’s relieving stress, promoting relaxation, skincare, or even cleaning products, essential oils offer a versatile, medicinal, and aromatic solution. 🌿 🌸 ⁠
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From lavender, eucalyptus, or tea tree, each oil boasts its own unique benefits, allowing individuals to tailor their holistic health regimen to their specific needs. 🌞 🌚 ⁠
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We dive into the use of herbal remedies in our upcoming Masterclass series - don’t miss out on your free seat, link in bio 🎟 ⁠
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Which is your favourite essential oil? ⁠