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3 Practical Ways to Reduce Your Sugar Intake This Holiday Season

The holiday season is just around the corner, and you know what that means… Sweets, treats, and lots of good eats! While it’s ok to indulge your taste buds every once in a while, it’s important to keep a close eye on what you’re eating–especially during the holidays as sweet treats and sugar-filled foods seem […]

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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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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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4 Ways to Jumpstart Your Digestive Health in 2018

Now that the winter holiday season has passed, it’s time to begin to settle into the new year. Naturally, there’s often a period of transition that occurs after the hustle and bustle that comes at the end of the previous year. Within this transition, we have wonderful new memories of spending time with family and […]

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Health Benefits of Cinnamon

As the days get colder and nights longer, we celebrate this time of year as people have for generations: with the sights and smells of the holiday season. In addition to the pine tree and the mint from candy canes, the scent of the holidays is that of cinnamon.   From eggnog to pumpkin pie, […]

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How to Manage Sugar Cravings during the Holidays

  One of the best parts of the holiday seasons—besides traveling, enjoying family and friends, and taking time off work– is the food! With so many treats and desserts available, it’s hard not to indulge a little to satisfy your sugar cravings.   There’s nothing wrong with having a decadent dessert every once in a […]

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All-Natural Immune System Support for the Winter Months

The cold weather is moving in, and cold and flu season has arrived. It’s time for hot soup, warm clothes, and giving your immune system the support it needs to get through the winter.   For starters, it’s important to always wash your hands and stay away from those who are already sick. But that’s […]

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5 Ways Sugar Harms Your Health

Sugar harms your health—it’s been written in stone for a long time. Let us explain why. We all love that sweet stuff, don’t we? Many of us love it just a little too much. Sugar was always meant to be an occasional treat, but Americans eat it daily. From our soda pop with 10-16 teaspoons […]

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