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Goitrogens – thyroid blockers or harmless?

Hormone health is all the rage these days. It’s almost become trendy in some ways! You may have heard about eating to balance your hunger hormones, reproductive hormones, and blood sugar hormones. But what about your thyroid hormones? You might not think much about how food relates to your thyroid unless, of course, you’ve been…

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7 Simple Ways To Eat More Mindfully

Eating as mindfully as we might on vacation, for example, is not realistic for many of us, especially with work, busy families, physical routines, and all the other daily distractions. Here are seven simple ideas to help you establish more mindful eating habits, and perhaps start to reconnect the body and mind again. 1. Tune…

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What the numbers on the bathroom scale really mean

We all know the frustration of working hard to maintain a healthy body weight, only to step on the bathroom scale and see the numbers going in the wrong direction – or not quickly enough in the right direction!  Here are 6 truths about those annoyingly normal daily weight fluctuations: 1| Scale weight is not…

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Fitness Fuel: What to Eat Before, During & After Your Workout

You’ve just finished your workout and you know you need to eat something. But what? Workout nutrition may seem rather complicated but it doesn’t have to be.    Here’s the latest on how to fuel your body before, during and after your workout so you can improve your performance, maximize recovery – and feel better!…

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Everything You Need to Know About Omega-3 Fats

There’s a lot of talk about healthy fats these days. People are including more fat in their diets and forgetting about the fat-free diet crazes of the past.  You’ve probably heard about omega fats in the mix, but what exactly are they? What are Omega Fats? Do they all perform the same function in our…

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Red Wine – Is it really good for you, or just health hype?

If you’ve heard that red wine is one of the healthiest of all alcoholic beverages, it’s for good reason. Thanks to the antioxidants found in the skins of grapes from which it’s made, red wine has been widely publicized as being “healthful”. The kind of antioxidants found in red wine, like RESVERATROL, have powerful anti-inflammatory…

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What’s the Deal With Acne? Why Do I Still Have Zits?!

Whether you call them pimples, blemishes, or zits, ACNE is a common skin condition that can be a source of discomfort, frustration, and embarrassment for those who experience it.  There’s quite a lot of behind-the-scenes action happening in your body that contributes to the development of it. What Is Acne? Acne can occur at any…

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4 Easy Way to Beat Fatigue Naturally

In today’s world, we are constantly on the go, a steady state “busy-ness” is the norm, and we’re always running from one responsibility to the next – literally! So, it’s no wonder that physical fatigue is such a common complaint.   The good news is that there are some really simple (and natural) ways to…

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