Coffee

Should You Cut Back On Caffeine?

I get this question A LOT. Caffeine has been made into a villain, but it isn’t always a bad thing in moderation. First off – common sense. Too much caffeine (more than 200 mg per day) is not good for anyone. But there really is no other blanket statement we can make as it affects …

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Rebound Headaches

Understanding Rebound Headaches

If you are regularly (and long-term) using painkillers to relieve your headaches, there is a possibility you might have experienced rebound headaches. Pain killers have their role in relieving your pain, but overuse can actually be triggering those headaches you’re trying to get rid of. If you suspect this could be happening, here are some …

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Acute vs chronic inflammation

Acute vs Chronic Inflammation

Have you been experiencing symptoms of fatigue or low energy despite getting enough sleep at night? Do you have brain fog or trouble remembering important details? Do you find that you get sick easily or have trouble sleeping at night? Are you prone to frequent headaches or stomach aches? If you answered yes and you …

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healthy food & vitamins

3 Essential Vitamins That You Need

You’ve heard vitamins are good for you, but do you know why? In this blog post, we’ll explore 3 well-known vitamins (C, E, and Zinc) and why they’re crucial to your health.  Vitamin C Vitamin C is considered one of the most important nutrients when it comes to supporting good health and fighting invaders. Among …

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How Healthy Is Your Gut?

Did you know that poor gut health is a sign of poor overall health? More correctly, if you have poor gut health, your overall health is suffering as a result. You have more bacteria cells in your gut than you have human cells in your entire body. If your gut is unhealthy, those bacteria are …

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Getting Your Stress Under Control

Feeling stressed? Who isn’t with all the happenings every day, right? Here are some great tips for getting your stress under control. Get Moving An easy, natural, yet incredibly powerful method of reducing stress is as simple as putting one foot in front of the other and increasing your day-to-day physical activity levels. For those …

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benefits of serotonin

The Benefits of Serotonin

Serotonin does much more than help govern your brain’s pleasure and reward centers. It’s also involved in general cognition and many body functions. Consider these benefits: Reduces depression and anxiety.  Imbalances in serotonin can affect your mood. Some of the most popular antidepressants like Prozac work by blocking the reabsorption of serotonin, so you have …

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Prevention Is Better Than Cure

“People are beginning to realize that it is cheaper and more advantageous to prevent disease rather than to cure it.” This is especially true now with all the worry about the Coronavirus!  There are many things you can do to help protect yourself not just from this virus, but others too. The basics are to …

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What “Sugar-Free” Really Means

Simply put, sugar is the devil! Even though an item is labeled as “sugar-free” or “no added sugar”, please do not be fooled. It’s so important for you to read the label when you see these claims as artificial sweeteners are not real food, and they come with many health concerns.