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Friday
Jul222011

10 Prenatal Nutrition Tips

There is perhaps no more critical time to practice good nutrition than when you’re pregnant or nursing. It is not only essential to the healthy development of your baby but research suggests it significantly influences the long-term health of your child. It’s not a time to diet, but pregnancy is not a license to overeat, either — even if what you’re eating is healthy. Here we share the essentials of what it really means to eat for two.

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Wednesday
Jun222011

Probiotics: Benefits for All Ages

Probiotics, although microscopic in size, provide a large and critical impact on our health and metabolism. Most of us are familiar with the probiotic-containing yogurts on the market, but do we truly understand their function and importance throughout our lives?

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Sunday
May292011

Nutrient Spotlight: Green Tea

What makes green tea amazing? It’s the polyphenols: amazing and potent antioxidants that have shown to be antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and immunity boosting in ways that take on some of our most dangerous diseases — and win.

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Friday
May062011

Adrenal Fatigue – Part 2: Stress Management

In Part 1, we discussed the health and weight implications of chronic stress and how to assess our personal stress levels. In Part 2, we explore easy and practical stress management tactics to incorporate into busy lifestyles.

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Wednesday
Apr272011

Sleep: Get at Least Seven Hours a Night

Only one in three Americans get adequate sleep—classified as seven or more hours of sleep per night. Sleep may seem to be a privilege but the costs to your health are far greater if you consistently undercut your shut-eye.

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Friday
Apr082011

Adrenal Fatigue - Part 1: Health Implications

Stress has powerful effects on a body, depleting our energy, willpower, appetite and sleep. When stress is constant, it can also exceed our capacity to cope with it through the production of cortisol. We’re tired; our adrenal glands are exhausted.

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Wednesday
Mar022011

Food Sensitivity 2: Eliminate or Rotate

In follow up to our recent article regarding food sensitivities and their impact on health, we’ll look more in depth at two self-directed tests that identify adverse reactions: the elimination and four-day rotation diets.

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