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What Is All The Talk About INFLAMMATION – And Should I Be Concerned?

Inflammation has is a trending topic in the health & wellness world lately, and for good reason…  According to LiveScience, “inflammation is a vital part of the immune system’s response to injury and infection. It is the body’s way of signaling the immune system to heal and repair damaged tissue, as well as defend itself…

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INSULIN: Are You Sensitive Or Resistant?

You’ve probably heard quite a bit about these terms while perusing your daily health news feeds, but do you truly understand the role that insulin plays in your body, and the difference between these two physiological states? Let us give you the sweet lowdown on insulin and the importance of the chemical messages it’s trying…

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Walking For Fitness – Is It Really Enough?

Walking often gets a bad rap when it comes to fitness. A lot of fitness pros may even scoff at the idea of a walk being a “true” workout. You may even find yourself feeling like a bit of a slacker on the days you choose to walk rather than run or do a higher…

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Low Fodmaps Diet 101

Yet another diet?! Well, this one is meant to be used in a therapeutic manner to decrease the symptoms of digestive issues, rather than how you might think of a typical “diet” where weight loss or body composition changes are the desired outcome.  Let’s take a closer look at why someone might consider following a…

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Help! I Overeat – and I Don’t Know Why?!

Do you ever start eating when you’re feeling upset or stressed, even though you aren’t even hungry? Do you ever start eating just because it helps you feel better emotionally – kind of like a warm blanket? If you answered yes to either of these questions, you might be an emotional eater – often combined…

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Skin Health & Beauty Benefits of Collagen

Collagen has become a buzzword in the wellness world, particularly when it comes to beauty, skin health, and stopping the signs of aging in their tracks. Collagen can now be found in everything from beauty and skin products to food products, like bone broth and powdered hydrolyzed collagen supplements. You may have noticed your favorite…

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Hormone Re-balancing Diet Tips

People lead stressful and busy lives – that’s an unfortunate but undeniable fact these days. Then, when you factor in a poor diet and/or lack of adequate nutrition, it’s no wonder that disorders of the metabolic and endocrine systems are becoming the new norm! Your hormones – the body’s chemical messengers – are involved in…

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Exercising with Chronic Pain

Getting to the gym for a workout can sometimes be a battle in itself. Let’s face it… a daily workout can be a challenge, for so many reasons, but sometimes it can even be a little painful – or a lot painful!   So, what do you do if you’re already dealing with body pain…

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Why You Need to Ditch Plastic From Your Life – ASAP!

There’s no denying it… plastic has overrun our lives, and not in any way that is good — neither for the environment, nor for our health. Plastics are literally everywhere, especially in all aspects of food storage: containers, plastic wrap, zipper bags, straws — and everything else imaginable! Here’s WHY and HOW to ditch plastic……

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Why All Disease Begins In the Gut 

While Hippocrates coined the phrase, “all disease begins in the gut” thousands of years ago, current research is finding there’s much truth in this ancient piece of wisdom!  If you think your intestinal tract is only responsible for digestion and waste elimination, think again… your gut also plays a big role in immune system function,…

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