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Stressveda™ and Sleep·Essence: Natural Solutions to Stress, Nervousness and Insomnia

Stressveda™ and Sleep·Essence: Natural Solutions to Stress, Nervousness and Insomnia
Stressveda™ and Sleep·Essence: Natural Solutions to Stress, Nervousness and Insomnia Do you often lay awake at night, tossing and turning, unable to fall asleep? Do you have a million-and-one thoughts running through your mind so you struggle to t...

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Ashwagandha and Stress

Ashwagandha and Stress
Ashwagandha and Stress Ashwagandha is one of the most prized herbs in the Ayurvedic medicine materia medica. ‘Ashwa’ means ‘horse’ and ‘gandha’ means ‘smell’ so its name has been interpreted as referring to the smell of the fresh root powder as we...

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Five Ways to Enjoy the Holidays without All the Stress

‘Tis the season to be jolly! …and totally stressed out and exhausted. For many, many years, I thought that stress was just a part of the holidays. So many parties, gatherings, and commitments—along with all of the shopping. It was downright exhau...

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Where Have All the Swimmers Gone?

Sperm counts in men in Western countries have dropped by more than 50% in the last 40 years. A review and meta-analysis that included 43,000 men from North America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand found that between 1973 and 2011, sperm counts ...

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4 Signs of a Magnesium Deficiency

4 Signs of a Magnesium Deficiency
Do you LOVE dark chocolate? Like, do you think about it all day? Is it a food that you always have in your house and you reach for it constantly? What I if I told you that your love of dark chocolate may in fact be a sign of a nutrient deficiency?...

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Seasonal Strategies for Your Healthiest Holidays

Seasonal Strategies for Your Healthiest Holidays
Feeling the pressure of the holidays build? Find some release with these tips to help you thrive through the season and beyond. Get Present One of the most valuable gifts you can give your family, and yourself, this holiday season, isn’t something...

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Your Body’s Superhero – The Immune System

By Lisa Kilgour, Nutritionist Lisa Kilgour is a registered holistic nutritionist (RHN), founder of lisakilgour.com, and a faculty member at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition. In 2016 Lisa spoke about the gut-brain connection at TedX Kelowna...

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Swap Stress for Self-Care

Swap Stress for Self-Care
Most of us have stress, but those who’re winning the battle are those who’ve come up with coping mechanisms to deal with it. Where do you fall on the stress-busting spectrum? Take a minute to think about it. When stress strikes, what’s the first t...

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