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Why You're Not Getting The Right Balance Of Essential Fatty Acids

Why You're Not Getting The Right Balance Of Essential Fatty Acids
Why You're Not Getting The Right Balance Of Essential Fatty Acids After decades of fearing the fat inside our food, science has shown that it’s not fat that’s the problem, but the type of fat we’re eating. [1] In fact, our bodies need fat to survi...

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Probiotics and Seasonal Allergies

Probiotics and Seasonal Allergies
Probiotics and Seasonal Allergies Seasonal allergy symptoms occur when the body’s immune system sees some harmless pollen protein as a foreign invader and decides to go to DEFCON 1. These are typically from tiny, airborne types of pollen and not f...

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Iron Deficiency and Athletes

Iron Deficiency and Athletes
Iron Deficiency and Athletes Iron deficiency is an all-too-common nutrient deficiency that is more likely to affect certain groups and populations than others. Athletes of all types - professional, amateur and “weekend warrior” enthusiasts – are ...

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9 Easy Ways to Improve Your Gut Health

9 Easy Ways to Improve Your Gut Health
9 Easy Ways to Improve Your Gut Health We can’t see or feel it. But inside our gastrointestinal tract (aka the gut) lives an interconnected system of microorganisms totaling approximately 100 trillion cells housing up to 2000 types of bacteria [1]...

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A Master Herbalist’s Quick Guide to Adaptogens

A Master Herbalist’s Quick Guide to Adaptogens
A Master Herbalist’s Quick Guide to Adaptogens “All plants contain adaptogenic compounds because plants have to contend with a good deal of stress themselves.” - James Duke, PhD, Scientist and Ethnobotanist Our ability to increase our resilience, ...

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Beautiful Skin From Within

Beautiful Skin From Within
Beautiful Skin From Within If you’re using sunscreen and cleansing, exfoliating, and moisturizing on the regular, you may think you’re taking pretty good care of your skin. These are important steps, no argument there. But they’re external remedie...

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Five Important Supplements for Women’s Health

Five Important Supplements for Women’s Health
Five Important Supplements for Women’s Health Women make the world go round — are we right? Yet so often, we put the focus on everyone else in our life, while we run on fumes. May is Women’s Health Month — the perfect time for us ladies to put our...

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How Can Vegetarians and Vegans Get Enough Omegas?

How Can Vegetarians and Vegans Get Enough Omegas?
How Can Vegetarians and Vegans Get Enough Omegas? You hear it all the time: If you want to reap the health benefits of omega fatty acids, you need to eat fish regularly or take a fish oil supplement. But is that really true? Nope! Perhaps the best...

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A Little Sweetness for Stressed Skin

A Little Sweetness for Stressed Skin
A Little Sweetness for Stressed Skin Skin problems often show up at the most inconvenient times. That isn’t due to coincidence or even Murphy’s Law. There is a relationship between bad levels of stress and skin inflammation. Both physical and psyc...

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It’s Time to Spring into Action with a Whole Body Cleanse!

It’s Time to Spring into Action with a Whole Body Cleanse!
It’s Time to Spring into Action with a Whole Body Cleanse! It’s that time of year – the ground is thawing, hours of sunlight are increasing, green buds are appearing, birds are returning. Time to leave winter behind and spring into action with a r...

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Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal Allergies
Seasonal Allergies Call me a whiner if you must, but seasonal allergies are the worst! Here is why, and how to cope. Allergies are immune malfunctions Allergies are abnormal immune system reactions to typically harmless things. These allergic imm...

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The Role of Multivitamins

The Role of Multivitamins
Mind the Gap: Why Taking a Multivitamin Is a Smart Idea If you eat a relatively healthy diet, you may wonder if you really need a vitamin and mineral formula. After all, all those fruits, vegetables, whole grains, fish, and lean meats on your plat...

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