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5 Food Swaps for People with Diabetes

If you have diabetes, you know firsthand the challenges that come with ensuring your blood sugars stay stable and that you stay healthy. You also know that food plays a huge role in how your sugar levels fluctuate during the day, which impacts your energy levels and overall well-being. It can be a big task […]

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3 Foods That Help Create Balance in Your Gut

Not long ago, I wrote an article on 3 things that can cause an imbalance in your gut bacteria. And many of you were shocked at how common things–like tap water and antibiotics–can really wreak havoc on your digestive tract. If you haven’t had a chance to read the article yet, you can find it […]

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5 Ways to Regain Your Health and Show Your Body Love This Year

Valentine’s Day is just a few days away. And as this holiday approaches, we often feel led to show our family, friends, and significant others how much they mean to us. It’s a great sentiment. However, this Valentine’s Day–and every month onward–I want to challenge you to start showing yourself some love in the form […]

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Digestive System Mechanics: Why Your Health Is Dependent on a Healthy Gut

Not long ago, I published a blog that showcased the digestive system as the body’s second brain. Throughout that post, I shared some of the incredible things our digestive system is capable of doing such as… Controlling our emotions (depression/anxiety). Protecting us from getting sick (immune health). Preventing chronic diseases (diabetes, acid reflux, autoimmune diseases, […]

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3 Warm and Cozy Teas That Help Boost Your Immune System

For thousands of years, people have believed in the healing and soothing powers of teas made with natural herbs and spices. And today, thanks to modern science, we are actually finding out that different varieties of this popular beverage do, in fact, have proven natural medicinal and healing properties. If you’re looking for a way […]

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The Digestive System: Your Body’s Second Brain

Pop quiz. What organ in your body controls emotions and stress levels, determines your need to consume food for energy, acts as a highway for hormones and other bodily chemicals, and alerts the body when you are ill? The correct answer is your digestive system. That’s right. Believe it or not, your body’s digestive system […]

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3 Exercise Habits to Avoid for Healthy Digestion

There’s no denying that exercise is both an essential and (usually) enjoyable component of living a healthy life. That said–it has to be done right. Unfortunately, if you aren’t properly informed, exercise can take an unhealthy toll on your body and do more harm than good. If you already deal with digestive issues, you may […]

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3 Ways to Treat Yourself Well in the New Year

2018 is just days away, and you know what that means…it’s time to make those resolutions! Perhaps you’re hoping to travel to more exotic locations, or patch up relationships with loved ones you’ve lost touch with. That said, according to a poll taken by ComRes, the top four most common New Year’s resolutions include: Exercising […]

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5 Ways to Give the Gift of Health This Holiday Season

When it comes to figuring out the perfect gift to give family and friends for the holidays, it’s not always easy. Will it be put to good use? Is it interesting and unique? Will it be valuable to my loved one? Will it last? Often, in our state of confusion, we wait until the last […]

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3 Ways to Encourage Your Loved Ones to Live a Healthy Life

Eating junk food. Smoking cigarettes. Sleeping four to five hours a night. It can be frustrating to see your loved ones living in a manner that you know is detrimental to their health and well-being. What’s even more frustrating is that, oftentimes, our approach to trying to help them to live more healthily can backfire. […]

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4 Reasons Health Should Be Your #1 Priority

“It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.” These words from Mahatma Gandhi really hit the nail on the head when it comes to the value of good health. Life is extremely fragile and precious–yet many people take the ability to live it to the fullest for granted. Often, […]

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3 Things That Can Cause an Imbalance in Gut Bacteria

What comes to mind when you hear the word “bacteria”? Perhaps you think of disease. Contamination. Danger. People tend to flinch when hearing the word because often we hear of bacteria in the negative sense of the word. However, when it comes to gut health, it’s important to understand that there are both good bacteria […]

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The Magical Tonic Recipe to Reduce Inflammation

(Source) Autoimmune disorders occur when the body attacks itself via immune cells and inflammatory chemicals. If you suffer from an autoimmune disorder such as Ulcerative Colitis, Diabetes, and Rheumatoid Arthritis, you know firsthand what it feels like to experience inflammation. That’s why finding natural solutions to reduce inflammation, such as turmeric, is key. Turmeric has […]

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Got Food Allergies? Try These 3 Recipe Alternatives

(Source) What we put into our bodies is fundamental to our health. Food can either be medicine or poison–and what could be considered as medicine for one person can be poison to another. Researchers estimate that nearly 15 million Americans have food allergies–and that number continues to grow. According to the Centers for Disease Control […]

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